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Ben Carson GOES To Baltimore, Makes SHOCKING Discovery

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Former pediatric neurosurgeon andnow Secretary of Urban and Housing Development (HUD) Ben Carson spoke to reporters on Wednesday after touring Baltimore, saying the city where he practiced for years has a “special place in my heart,” but the things harming residents, especially children, cannot be ignored.

“As a pediatric neurosurgeon, you know I spent a lot of time trying to give the children here in Baltimore a second chance at life, operating for hours and hours, all night sometimes,” said Carson, who was the director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. “Most of the times being successful.”

But when it came to sending the children home, Carson said he struggled:

Days later being in a dilemma about sending those kids back into some of the neighborhoods that I knew they came from in east Baltimore and west Baltimore where there were rats, and roaches, and mice, and ticks; where there was just unabated lead problems that were having devastating effects on the mental development of young people; where there was mold.

“We had large numbers of people with asthma because of the mold and some of the environmental issues,” Carson said. “So, you know that – that was a problem for me and it stayed on my mind a lot.”

“I have a special place in my heart for Baltimore and for the people of Baltimore,” Carson said. “There are a lot of excellent, wonderful people here.” He went on:

And there are a lot of good places here in Baltimore as well, but there are problems and we can’t sweep them under the rug. You know, it’s sort of like if you have a patient who has cancer and you can dress them up and put a nice suit on them and you can try to ignore it, but that cancer is going to have a devastating effect.

“You have to be willing to address that issue if you are ever going to solve it,” Carson said.

Carson also spoke about what President Donald Trump has done to try to help with what HUD calls, “distressed communities” — an issue the secretary said he discussed with Trump before endorsing him in 2016.

“Before I endorsed him when I dropped out of the race, we sat down and had a prolonged talk about the poor people of our country and what were we going to do about it. And you’ve seen some of the results, opportunity zones,” Carson said.

Carson is referring to the program created through Trump’s 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

Opportunity Zones are census tracts that were determined by state executives to be the most in need of private investment. The Opportunity Zone designation encourages investment by granting investors extensive federal tax advantages for using their capital to finance new projects and enterprises located within the Opportunity Zones.

You know there are 149 [opportunity zones] here in the state of Maryland. We’re in an opportunity zone right now — places that have been encouraged — have set up programs, so that people can take unrealized capital gains and invest them into opportunity zones over the long term.

And of course if people are investing their money over the long term, they aren’t just going to walk away and be uninterested in what happens. They want a return on their investment, so they’ll continue to be interested in those areas. And we’re already seeing tremendous progress all over the country. And that is going to occur here in Baltimore, too.”

Carson’s visit comes after Trump tweeted about how Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) complained about conditions people were living in at the U.S. border with Mexico where thousands of migrants have poured into the United States while some of his own constituents were living in dangerous conditions, including areas in Baltimore with rat infestations and high crime.

Carson invited Cummings to join him on the tour, but the anti-Trump Democrat declined.

Src: Breitbart

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5 Comments

  1. I wonder why Cummings didn’t want to go down into the bad areas with Ben Carson. Could it be that he couldn’t get enough security to ensure his safety in that area? Or could it just be that he didn’t want to get his shoes dirty in such a place. Maybe he is just afraid of constituents saying mean things about him and hurting his little snowflake feelings. Perhaps the people of Baltimore will think twice before electing him again.

  2. So sad for the Baltimore residents. Clearly, their funding has been abused by politicians. The mayor of that city should be prosecuted. He is a true slime ball.
    Bulldoze Baltimore and start anew with affordable housing. People and businesses will come back. Get the two legged rats, roaches and ticks out of the municipal offices. So sad. I am glad President Trump has brought this issue to light. We may have never known!!!

  3. PASS AND SPREAD TO ALL YOU KNOW!!!The DDD(Dumb,Dumber,demonrats) want a socialist USA. Obama was influenced by the writings and philosophies Saul Alinsky, author of the book, “Rules for Radicals,” and later by Frank Marshall Davis, with similar philosophies.Barak Obama followed the philosophies of these ‘role models’ throughout his days as a Community Organizer for ACORN, using tactics that appeared to some as ‘shaking down’ businesses in exchange for not branding them ‘hate groups.’And apparently Obama is still following those radical rules today.Recall that Hillary Clinton did her college thesis on his writings and Barack Hussein Obama writes about him in his books. How to create a social state by Saul Alinsky:There are 8 levels of control that must be obtained before you are able to create a social state.The first is the most important.1) Healthcare — Control healthcare and you control the people2) Poverty — Increase the Poverty level as high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if you are providing everything for them to live.3) Debt — Increase the debt to an unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will produce more poverty.4) Gun Control — Remove the ability to defend themselves from the Government. That way you are able to create a police state.5) Welfare — Take control of every aspect of their lives (Food, Housing, and Income).6) Education — Take control of what people read and listen to — take control of what children learn in school.7)Religion Remove the belief in the God from the Government and schools.8) Class Warfare — Divide the people into the wealthy and the poor. This will cause more discontent and it will be easier to take (Tax) the wealthy with the support of the poor.Now, think …Does any of this sound like what is happening to the United States? Alinsky merely simplified Vladimir Lenin’s original scheme for world conquest by communism, under Russian rule. Stalin described his converts as “Useful Idiots. “The Useful Idiots have destroyed every nation in which they have seized power and control. It is presently happening at an alarming rate in the U.S. “It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere.” I must repeat a famous quote from Winston Churchill ( who was a lib in his early political life ) ” IF YOU ARE NOT A LIBERAL BY AGE TWENTY YOU HAVE NO HEART, IF YOU ARE NOT A CONSERVATIVE BY AGE FORTY YOU HAVE NO BRAIN “

  4. I hope that Pres. Trump and Sec. Carson would meet with residents and community and non-profit leaders who are SERIOUSLY interested in improving the city of Baltimore, and discuss possible methods that could be used to improve the conditions. But it all needs to begin with input from those who REALLY want to work with Trump and Carson to improve Baltimore, and not just engage in talk but no action. Pres. Trump is a go-getter, and if given the opportunity to engage with those interested in improving Baltimore, I am positive that there can be marked improvements in the city, not just ridding the place of garbage and rats, but also improving living conditions, checking if the buildings that are standing can be fixed up, also, the education system by including school choice and charter schools. It is appalling when there wasn’t a single high school student in 13 Baltimore High Schools that was found to be proficient in math! That speaks VOLUMES about the quality of the education system in Baltimore! I’m sure there are some teachers who try their best and give 110% every day, but they are most likely running into obstacles that prevent them from doing a better job. I would STRONGLY suggest that the people who voted for Elijah Cummings in the last election, VOTE FOR SOMEONE ELSE who will actually do something for the people of Baltimore with the money that they receive from the federal government. If things are left to remain as they are, then Baltimore will become the blight of America, and the young people will be deprived of any chance to become successful in their lives. THEY ARE THE FUTURE OF BALTIMORE!

  5. Elijah Cummings was AFRAID to go with Dr Ben to visit the places this man SUPPOSEDLY is so worried about! he didn’t want any of the filth to rub off on him & he didn’t want to become infected with a disease he might catch! he needs to work on cleaning up his own city first! we have to stop trying to take care of whole wide world & take care of AMERICA & AMERICANS FIRST! God bless America! God bless President Trump & God bless DrBen!

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