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Obama Appears Sleepy, Chews Nicorette at Prayer Breakfast

by Keith Koffler on February 7, 2013, 9:43 am

President Obama appeared exceedingly sleepy at the annual National Prayer Breakfast today, looking like he was having trouble staying awake as others spoke and delivering his own remarks ponderously, with heavy eyelids and a tired visage.

Screen shot of Obama at the prayer breakfast this morning.

Screen shot of President Obama at the prayer breakfast this morning.

Obama, who rarely holds a publicly announced event before 10:00 am and is known to be a nighthawk, was forced to show up at the breakfast at 7:55 am.

While listening to the warmup speakers, the president’s eyes were frequently downcast, he appeared drawn, and he was chewing gum, presumably the Nicorette he is known to use to satisfy his nicotine addiction without smoking. He occasionally brushed a finger onto an eye, as if trying to remove morning crust or wetness. He sometimes seemed to miss his cues to laugh or smile politely at jokes.

Obama appeared to labor particularly hard to stay awake while opera singer Andrea Bocelli performed a dirge-like classical song accompanied only by piano.

The president perked up a bit during the keynote address by pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson, who spoke of his rise from poverty and the need for better education in America - though Obama appeared to begin getting sleepy again when Carson started promoting a flat tax.

UPDATE: Here’s a bit of video from Obama’s performance. Notice he comes alive a bit toward the end, though in a kind of petulant way.

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ArnoldLayne February 7, 2013 at 9:46 am

I thought there was no inflation:
“Hourly pay for American workers rose 2.4% in the fourth quarter, but adjusted for inflation, wages only increased 0.3%. And inflation-adjusted wages actually fell 0.4% for the full year, following a 0.5% decline in 2011.”

Len February 7, 2013 at 10:56 am

But is that NOT what he whined about when Bush was the LAST PRESIDENT?

p3orion February 7, 2013 at 11:21 am

Don’t you know that everything changes when a Democrat takes office? For another example, have you noticed that “the plight of the homeless” has suddenly disappeared from the media? You’d think that despite record long-term unemployment, EVERYBODY now has a home.

Jeff Steininger February 7, 2013 at 2:13 pm

Not to mention gas prices. Bush was constantly attacked for gas at under $2/gal. He even was accused of ‘manipulating’ the market when it would go DOWN! The flat-out bias is unreal.

joyce small February 7, 2013 at 2:22 pm

The only homeless we hear about now are the people
who lost their homes during the Sandy storm.
They are still out of luck in Staten Island
and parts of NJ.

WhatPresident February 7, 2013 at 11:24 am

Obama is acting like the president for unelected officials who staged a Coup and are using the office of presidency to take down commie-unity organizers at all expense to us, our economy, our quality of life, and our Constitution. We have no president, just a state of total tyranny with the State department using the media and online commenting for propaganda purposes. Search Sarah Palin’s dirty little secret for the BIGGEST cover up in world history before it disappears forever.

drk February 7, 2013 at 12:07 pm

C’mon, you don’t believe that website about “Sarah Palin’s dirty little secret”, do you? I’ve seen these kinds of theories before. Symptoms of delusions, sad to say.

WhatPresident February 7, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Why attack, discredit, and divert attention if there’s nothing to cover up? Seems like Washington is getting really desperate to keep a lid on it.

artemis133 February 7, 2013 at 12:30 pm

drk, this guy’s a troll; he’s everywhere hyping his silly website. Annoying, but harmless.

TonyB February 7, 2013 at 12:54 pm

harmless? every post I even glance-over is equivalent to staring at the sun for 2 minutes

WhatPresident February 7, 2013 at 1:32 pm

you spend too much time staring at the sun

Nexis-6 February 7, 2013 at 1:13 pm

I’ve seen Sarah Palin’s “dirty little secret” in some hot videos ;)

Susan February 7, 2013 at 9:58 am

With his history of arrested development wouldn’t doubt if he sneaked out of bed after Mooch tucked him in last night. Probably stayed up too late playing drone wars. Don’t be surprised if he changes the National Prayer Breakfast to the National Prayer Brunch next year…

RickW February 7, 2013 at 10:07 am

Alternative: He send the “Remarks: Religious Stuff” DVD so he can stay snuggled with his blankie.

Kelly February 7, 2013 at 10:22 am

Playing “Drone wars”. LOL. That’s a good one

Autoamerican February 7, 2013 at 10:51 am

Or the “National Secular Brunch”. He’s anti-God.

Len February 7, 2013 at 10:57 am

LMAO! ON TARGET!

Lizzy February 7, 2013 at 11:11 am

Happy Hour?

way2confused February 7, 2013 at 11:26 am

Probably will outlaw it completely as a violation of the Constitutional requirement separating church from state.

creeper February 7, 2013 at 10:16 am

Those heavy eyelids are apparent in almost every picture of Teh Won. I would submit to you that they are not the result of lack of sleep but more likely an effect of too much choom.

ImNoDhimmi February 7, 2013 at 10:45 am

I smoke the stuff every day and my eyes don’t look like that. Perhaps he was he was up late snorting coke.

Aileen February 7, 2013 at 11:13 am

No disrespect but how do you know your eyes do not look heavy lidded…perhaps you should ask soneone who does not smoke the stuff every day to verify your self perception.

ImNoDhimmi February 7, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Well, I’ve been looking at myself in the mirror for 59 years, and smoking weed for 38 of those years, so I think I would know if I look stoned or not. Plus, I only smoke at home, never went to work stoned in my entire life, and am a responsible, home-owning, tax paying citizen. Pot should be legalized, it is far more beneficial than harmful.

Jojo February 7, 2013 at 10:19 am

Awww, poor thing, he had to get up early like all of us who have jobs…

Autoamerican February 7, 2013 at 10:52 am

What are these “jobs” you speak of?

Len February 7, 2013 at 10:58 am

What job? He has not worked ONE day in his LIFE!

JamesJ February 7, 2013 at 10:20 am

Take it from this ex-smoker. If Obama is chewing nicorette gum, he didn’t quit 2 years ago. Does this administration ever tell the truth?

Girly1 February 7, 2013 at 10:41 am

My thoughts exactly, JamesJ. He never gave up smoking – that’s why he spends so much time on AF1. What else is he addicted to?

SheilaK February 7, 2013 at 10:50 am

Skeet shooting??Ahahahhhaha

Len February 7, 2013 at 10:59 am

The way he was OP ED ed on that PHONY shot… he would have a broken cheek bone!

Mann D. Lifeboats February 7, 2013 at 5:54 pm

JamesJ, “Does this administration ever tell the truth?” Thanks for the laugh. Just thinking: They have to recognize the truth before they could tell, were they so inclined. Best regards.

Kelly February 7, 2013 at 10:21 am

Children need their sleep.

tired170 February 7, 2013 at 10:22 am

They must have been reading from the Bible. Had it been the Koran, he would have been wide awake. Either that or he was worn out from planning his next vacation and having to take a detour around MIchelle’s butt

Mann D. Lifeboats February 7, 2013 at 5:55 pm

“Detour around Michelle’s butt”? Way too funny! Thanks.

mastodona February 7, 2013 at 10:22 am

Go Dr Carson!

CapnJack February 7, 2013 at 10:23 am

The man has been asleep at the job for over 4-years, so what else is new?

TR February 7, 2013 at 10:23 am

Who gives a crap what barry did at a prayer meeting. This country is going to hell.

Len February 7, 2013 at 11:00 am

TRUE THAT! But all he does is making THINGS WORSE…

RightStuff February 7, 2013 at 10:23 am

Nicorettes don’t do anything for the crack demons Barack is dealing with. Sadly, “enthusiastic” drug abuse results in brain damage among the youth who do it. We are suffering for his indiscretions.

Rightcoastgirl February 7, 2013 at 10:24 am

All those late night parties with the stars at the White House – it’s tough tough work. Hang Over baby.

Susan February 7, 2013 at 10:48 am

That’s it! One of his worshipers and fellow party animal, Chris Rock, was in DC yesterday…

Len February 7, 2013 at 11:01 am

and Called Him “DADDY”….was Obama perhaps loking for his PRAYER RUG?

Just2old February 7, 2013 at 1:06 pm

Ding!

mdale February 7, 2013 at 10:25 am

Did Obama hear Rabbi Jonathan Cahn’s address in which Rabbi Cahn
listed America’s sins?

Hil February 7, 2013 at 10:27 am

Were they saying a Muslim Prayer….. Why on Earth would he go to a Prayer service….. He thinks he is GOD>

Obozosux February 7, 2013 at 10:46 am

The difference between Obama and God is God doesn’t think he’s Obama.

karl anglin February 7, 2013 at 1:26 pm

HAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!

JeffHanker February 7, 2013 at 10:28 am

Well, if my wife was as grotesque as “lady Obama” I wouldn’t sleep either– methane sucks.

God bless America February 7, 2013 at 10:28 am

It just pissed me off and still does when the looney left would make nasty comments about President Bush and his family. I don’t mind critisim of a presidents political agenda, decisions or leadership action. However it left were crude, disrepectful and showed their evil dark nature and still do. Yet the people who do the same with President Obama falls in the same group. Yes I believe his leadership could very well destroy this country. But who do we want to lead this country? No one who come from the filthy mouths who attack from the right or left. We are screwed…

Trish February 7, 2013 at 10:42 am

Unless you live under a rock, they are still aiming thier vitriol at President George W. Bush.

SheilaK February 7, 2013 at 10:51 am

True. In fact I bet the WH could find a way to blame Obams sour face on BUSH

Star February 7, 2013 at 10:46 am

I actually sort of agree–it may be beneath us. But I think a lot of people are outraged at being treated as the enemy or at best, off-handedly or disdainfully by this WH. So there is a sort of satisfaction–maybe unbecoming–in lashing back.

Star February 7, 2013 at 10:48 am

And before you lectured us, I was going to say maybe he has one of these bugs going around–I was going to give him the benefit of the doubt. I know a lot of people who are under the weather.

desert February 7, 2013 at 10:28 am

The dimwit has been asleep at the switch all along!

Girly1 February 7, 2013 at 10:35 am

Keith, your observations are right on the mark. I vividly recall Obama’s shockingly somnobulistic performance at last year’s Prayer Breakfast – remarking to myself that the guy can’t function when he has to get his lazy butt out of bed before 10:00 a.m. He almost had to be propped up in his chair. I suspect there is more to it, i.e. drugs/alcohol. He was borderline incoherent.

It’s too bad the 3 Presidential debates weren’t held at 9:00 in the morning. We would be looking at President Romney.

Julie Brueckheimer February 7, 2013 at 11:00 am

It didn’t matter, and it wouldn’t matter if the debates were held at 9 a.m. Romney won the debates, and Romney would win the debates at 9 a.m. and the media would still not give him the wins or would still say that they no longer mattered. Phew! I hope my English is right.

K Rpe February 7, 2013 at 10:36 am

Forced to attend and sleeping through it? Glad to know that the President holds spiritual values in such high esteem. He’s a disgrace…

DK February 7, 2013 at 1:14 pm

I can’t believe someone the elect to be president would believe in god.
Either he’s pretending to believe or they elected an idiot.

john smith February 7, 2013 at 10:40 am

Every one has one of thoise mornings. Since the m,edia is always sitting at the hanmd of opbama to get a photo one wonders if he isd followed into the WH bathroom. On the other hand the idea of a Christian Prayer may bore him. He may speak to the God he knows like a brother and co-God…………… It is intersting how photographed the President is….. JFK was less phoptographed only because the state of the art was almost still in the “Graflex” stage.

Aileen February 7, 2013 at 10:47 am

W.O.W.

EllieEnlightened February 7, 2013 at 11:02 am

What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

ImNoDhimmi February 7, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Spell check can be your friend, if you’ll let it.

Henry February 7, 2013 at 10:44 am

He didn’t have his favorite prayer rug………….

Tyrone February 7, 2013 at 10:45 am

Get this guy off the stage before he damages the nation even more. What a pathetic excuse for an executive! He is a national embarassment!

anneinarkansas February 7, 2013 at 10:45 am

Early Morning Prayer? For Obama? Not his thing!

Paul Braasch February 7, 2013 at 10:47 am

Dick

Syme February 7, 2013 at 10:48 am

Like an exorcism, just being there was sapping his strength….

Mikey February 7, 2013 at 10:48 am

It’s because he was up half the night thinking of new ways to scre w America.

John February 7, 2013 at 10:49 am

The typical reaction of someone who is spiritually dead to God’s Holy Spirit.

SheilaK February 7, 2013 at 10:49 am

I think his Prayer Breakfast TelePrompTer was on the blink. He didn’t know what to do…..

Julie Brueckheimer February 7, 2013 at 10:53 am

Things are not going all his way and he’s p.o.’d. Maybe he thinks he will get sympathy for being the poor tired, ‘overworked’ preezy.

Len February 7, 2013 at 10:54 am

The little i saw of BHONGO at the prayer breakfast , he seemed tptally uninterested and “BORED”… However hos Spouse was GORGING mightily as usual….

John February 7, 2013 at 10:56 am

Fuck you you fucking fuck.

Fuck your bullshit hack job article. Since he’s the president there’s absolutely no way he was up working late on something important. No, you’re right better to get some sleep before listening to a bunch of people go on about their sky wizard.

Kelly February 7, 2013 at 11:00 am

lol. You have some issues like most atheists. If there is no God, why all the anger?

Sloaneranger February 7, 2013 at 1:44 pm

If there is no God ergo there are no Atheists.

EllieEnlightened February 7, 2013 at 11:04 am

What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

Star February 7, 2013 at 11:08 am

You have mastered the f-word, we’re impressed.

Shofar February 7, 2013 at 11:06 am

Ya know John, I would presume that you are one of the 47% that think all things Obama are correct. It is a pity that those on the left have such a limited lexicon that cannot have any debate or discussion without reverting to vulgarity and cursing.

I don’t have a problem with cussing, the “F” word, or anything along those lines. I am a master in the use of foul language and the double entendres, however, I refrain from using such verbiage when trying to have an intellectual conversation or debate with someone. It only sullies the discussion, and shows oneself to be ignorant, uneducated, and a fool.

GWShrub February 7, 2013 at 11:08 am

YIKES! Someone ELSE didn’t get any sleep, either.

Julie Brueckheimer February 7, 2013 at 11:30 am

Why don’t you tell us how you really feel?

Julie Brueckheimer February 7, 2013 at 11:35 am

Oh, and I was just wondering: have you recently watched The King’s Speech.

Julie Brueckheimer February 7, 2013 at 11:54 am

?

ImNoDhimmi February 7, 2013 at 3:45 pm

Funny!

Car in February 7, 2013 at 11:48 am

The piece obviously touched a nerve. I learned long ago that when one is without a rational argument, they turn to emotion. Anger or rage, usually.

Dugway February 7, 2013 at 12:47 pm

If it were so important, John, that he had to be up allllll night working on it, shouldn’t he have stayed at the office?

ImNoDhimmi February 7, 2013 at 3:44 pm

Your eloquence is astounding.

Mann D. Lifeboats February 7, 2013 at 6:08 pm

Here’s praying to God that He’s merciful enough to heal you of that hatred and rage in your heart and mind — and save your soul — while you’ve still got time to be healed.

And if He would, point you to some place where you could learn to speak and write rationally and civilly.

Dugway February 7, 2013 at 10:56 am

obama was sleepy – Kerry was yawning uncontrollably.

One wonders what world event kept the potus and SecState awake such that they made public spectacles of themselves. Korea? Iran? Another consulate attacked in a forgotten corner of the world?

Matman February 7, 2013 at 1:16 pm

…the usual Wed night bash at the WH….featuring Chris “I love my Daddy” Rock…………

Dan Mortenson February 7, 2013 at 10:57 am

“dirge-like classical song”? Really? You couldn’t even come up with what the song was?

EllieEnlightened February 7, 2013 at 10:57 am

Looks like he is drunk or on drugs.

Lawyers Guns & Money February 7, 2013 at 10:58 am

If he isn’t listening to his sheeple praising himself, Soetoro really has no interest

Ty Reed February 7, 2013 at 10:59 am

The president is alive and spunky when he wants to be. Otherwise, he could careless about a prayer breakfast. No votes there.

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 11:06 am

What a waste of time the National Prayer Breakfast is.

Here we are, a modern 21st century republic, spending a perfectly good morning officially acknowledging the practice of murmuring under one’s breath to a being that, across faith groups and superstitious belief systems, does not exist and never has.

I’d fall asleep, too.

GWShrub February 7, 2013 at 11:12 am

You’ll find out, uh huh.

bworei February 7, 2013 at 11:14 am

“…does not exist and never has.” Why are we talking about a silly little article on Obama’s sleep habits when apparently you have definitive evidence that God does not exist and never has? That changes everything, my friend! I mean, that’s the story of the Millennium; hell, the story of all time! And don’t give me, “No, you prove to me that God exists.” Nope, sorry, you’re gonna own your own crap on this one: Prove your assertion, you fool!

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 11:49 am

There is exactly equal evidence for god as there is for the existence of invisible fairies underneath my garden.

When a proposition is advanced for which evidence is either nonexistent or manifest wishful thinking, then the proposition can be safely discarded, until such time as convincing evidence might materialize.

None yet.

bworei February 7, 2013 at 9:46 pm

Did you even bother reading my post? I predicted (correctly) that you would attempt to deflect and place the onus on me to prove there is a God, instead of defending with evidence your claim that God “does not exist and never has.” Sorry. You made your bed, and now you get to lie on it, or this conversation goes no further. My fellow posters and I want definitive evidence that God “does not exist and never has.” You wrote it. Now defend it!

Come on, let’s have it. Or could it be that you are advancing a proposition for which evidence is either nonexistent or manifest wishful thinking? Hmm?

Shofar February 7, 2013 at 11:18 am

Jolly

The Bible speaks of you.

Psalm 14:1 “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’”

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 11:50 am

It also speaks of talking snakes and people living to be hundreds and hundreds of years old.

It’s an unreliable narrator.

Shofar February 7, 2013 at 12:19 pm

I would not say it is unreliable. After all the Old Testament speaks of Balaam’s talking ass, and we have the same in DC now, on both sides of the aisle.

Just2old February 7, 2013 at 1:20 pm

lol good one

To the Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Any you believe there is no purpose to anything… who’s the unreliable narrator now.

GWShrub February 7, 2013 at 11:37 am

Wow….had to look this one up. Your user-id name tells a lot about you. But given what I found out, I fail to see how you can possibly be jolly.

“A nihilist is a person who believes that there is no purpose for human existence.
They also believe that morals do not exist and no one can hold anyone else to
perceived morals.

ni•hil•ism:
1. total rejection of established laws and institutions.
2. anarchy, terrorism, or other revolutionary activity.
3. total and absolute destructiveness, especially toward the world at large and including oneself: the power-mad nihilism that marked Hitler’s last years.
4. Philosophy .
a. an extreme form of skepticism: the denial of all real existence or the possibility of an objective basis for truth.
b. nothingness or nonexistence.
5. ( sometimes initial capital letter ) the principles of a Russian revolutionary group, active in the latter half of the 19th century, holding that existing social and political institutions must be destroyed in order to clear the way for a new state of society and employing extreme measures, including terrorism and assassination. “

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 11:52 am

Recognizing the artifice of society — and human exceptionalism — is liberating, not frightening or depressing.

To the Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 12:26 pm

@ any thought or theroy you may have.

@ any thought or theory you may have.

How did you come up with this if you believe in no basis of truth? Do you believe anything you say have any bearing on anything? Your arguments and comments itself conflict with your beliefs.

FYI, Jesus died for your sins… you only have to acknowledge this and you will be truly free. If you truly confess this, the Holy Sprit will change you. Don’t be scared to try. Otherwise you will continue to live in your own lies…. if you believe in lies.

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 1:02 pm

Nihilism is habitually misunderstood, including, evidently, by you.

Think of it this way: Science and human reasoning can tell us what things are. Science can answer “is” questions. What IS the age of the Earth? What IS the speed of light in a vacuum? What IS the result of mixing two chemicals? We can know these answers.

Science cannot answer “should” or “ought” questions, because they are predicated on value judgments and subjective feelings. Nihilists reject moral truth, because nihilists recognize moral truth is predicated on subjective, ultimately arbitrary, values.

Instead of proselytizing to me, have you recently considered the possibility of abandoning religion and, instead, embracing secular rationalism?

To the Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 2:43 pm

I abandoned religion, and even Jesus (because they are different if you did not know). As a matter of fact for the first 22 years of my life I have tried your rationale and it doesn’t make sense. According to your explanation, a thought is subjective, therefore has no value because there is no moral truth. What is science without “shoulds” or “oughts”? In this very instance we would not be able to come up with any hypothesis to test. I do not refute science, it does as you had explained, but it is not the all encompassing aspect of human life.

Point being, how can there be human reasoning if there is no basis of truth? You contradict yourself, sir. Also, when you look at what man has uncovered to date in regards to the Universe, I’m pretty sure science in itself can solve this puzzle.

Oh, when were we able to date the earth with 100% accuracy? LOL. Without 100% consistent accuracy you still have your hypothesis in which it is still not true.

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 3:01 pm

The “contraction” you attempt to identify is an illusory one, borne of your misapprehension.

The universe exists in a particular way and, as such, it can be interrogated by science. We can learn objective, genuine facts about the universe by applying the scientific method and human reasoning. Answering those “is” questions (as I mentioned), which involve no value judgments.

“Ought” and “should” questions are categorically different. They seek to be universally prescriptive, and universally prescriptive conclusions cannot be drawn from merely interrogating the natural world. Human A doing Action B to Human C is a factual observation, but saying “Human A should not do Action B to Human C” is to make a value judgment, which, at root, is doomed to being subjective and arbitrary. All values are subjective and arbitrary.

If you find peace and meaning in religion, fine. It does not, however, make it rational, true or fundamentally justifiable.

To the Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm

What happens if everyone rejected moral truth like yourself? In any aspect, it is hard to take someone seriously when they reject moral truth yet must live it day by day. This is seen as denial. The good thing is you understand there is moral truth. What you seem to not understand is that you live each day making decisions based on it.

I will try to break it down as you did:
Process A= Science and it’s rules (as it seems you are very knowlegable on).
Process B= Moral Truth (you acknowlege it but reject it)

These are two diffrent processes but must work hand in hand. Your in denial one affects the other. Your not a robot as much as you would like to be one.

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 4:27 pm

I think you continue to misunderstand me, because I do not, in any way, “understand there is moral truth,” nor do I live as though there were.

Again, as I say, any value judgment, at root, is doomed to being subjective and arbitrary. ALL values are subjective and arbitrary. That means all moral principles are subjective and arbitrary, inasmuch as they are predicated on value judgments.

I have moral opinions, and you have moral opinions. None is “more right” or “more wrong” than any other is. It’s like saying my preference for vanilla is “true,” whereas your preference for chocolate is “false.” These categorizations do not apply in the sphere of subjectivity. There literally fails to be a “truth” to be found.

The Jolly Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 3:03 pm

**contradiction, that is…not contraction.

To the Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 4:59 pm

Again, as I say, any value judgment, at root, is doomed to being subjective and arbitrary. ALL values are subjective and arbitrary. That means all moral principles are subjective and arbitrary, inasmuch as they are predicated on value judgments.

I have moral opinions, and you have moral opinions. None is “more right” or “more wrong” than any other is. It’s like saying my preference for vanilla is “true,” whereas your preference for chocolate is “false.” These categorizations do not apply in the sphere of subjectivity.
—-agree—-

There literally fails to be a “truth” to be found.
—-disagree—-
How can science exsit without fundamental truths? The apple falls from the tree… the law of gravity. This is a truth and many more ideas can be tested because of it.

Saying that, there has to be moral truth as well. Using your ice cream idea you elude to the realm that everyone is right (value judgement for a positive outcome). If everyone is right… then there would be no such thing as wrong. History has proven there is a wrong through consistant actions with the same negitive results.

The truth has been given to us through the Holy Bible. It has withstood man’s critisizm though history.

Good talk sir.

Sorry about spelling.. in a hurry.

To the Nihilist February 7, 2013 at 12:34 pm

@ any thought or theory you may have.

How did you come up with this if you believe in no basis of truth? Do you believe anything you say have any bearing on anything? Your arguments and comments itself conflict with your beliefs.

FYI, Jesus died for your sins… you only have to acknowledge this and you will be truly free. If you truly confess this, the Holy Sprit will change you. Don’t be scared to try. Otherwise you will continue to live in your own lies…. if you believe in lies.

Star February 7, 2013 at 12:14 pm

He’s a nihilist, Donnie.

Beedogs February 7, 2013 at 11:06 am

Maybe Barry should lay off the late night cocaine and pot before he has morning gigs.

bworei February 7, 2013 at 11:07 am

I don’t think it’s possible to come up with a greater contrast than Dr Ben Carson and Obama. The former is a humble man of faith, of exceptional gifting and diligence, and respected for the content of his character. The latter is an average man, a narcissist worshiped primarily for the color of his skin. Dr Carson represents all that is right about this country; Obama, most everything that is wrong. How exceedingly sad that Obama slept his way through this rarest of opportunities and privileges to sit in the counsel of true wisdom. Sad, but not at all surprising.

Readers, please do yourself a favor and watch “Healing Hands,” the inspiring story of Dr Carson. You will be blown away.

Shofar February 7, 2013 at 11:15 am

I actually met Dr. Carson a number of years ago. He is a delightfully funny and genuine human. He is also very humble, though he knows that he has a gift for healing, he is not pretentious, and gives the credit for his talent to the Great Healer.

bworei February 7, 2013 at 11:31 am

I am repenting of my jealousy as I type this. ;-)

Danceswithtruth February 7, 2013 at 11:33 am

Very, very good film about a very gifted man.

Julie Brueckheimer February 7, 2013 at 11:34 am

Thanks, I will. Maybe Obama’s and Kerry’s ostentatious fatigue were purposely meant as disrespect to Carson because they didn’t like what he was saying?

DeniseVB February 7, 2013 at 2:51 pm

Rush played clips of Dr. Carson’s speech today and he was wonderful. Came across as the anti-Obama :D Have a feeling now why BO was Mr. Crankypants this morning.

bworei February 8, 2013 at 12:20 am

That, plus he knew Panetta and Dempsey were hanging his butt out to dry before the Senate while Dr Carson was speaking. This was one heckuva day! Love it!

WPA February 7, 2013 at 11:07 am

My sources reveal he stayed out very late at his favorite local gay bath club and drank way too much aborted baby blood!

Star February 7, 2013 at 11:10 am

ew

Justin Case February 7, 2013 at 11:10 am

Obama Appears Sleepy, Chews Nicorette at Children’s Magic Show.

Ibulena February 7, 2013 at 11:10 am

He goes to “work” after 10:00? It sure what is funnier, nothing before 10:00 AM or he works. guess he can’t get his act together before 10.

Matman February 7, 2013 at 1:23 pm

…can you imagine that 3am call?……..”Uh….Uh…Hello?”…….”Whew!, man that’s good!….now who’s this? and why are you interuppting us?”…….

Shofar February 7, 2013 at 11:11 am

Ah, now the anti-theists will begin to crawl out from under their rocks. The joys of a Drudge link.

For those that are here due to trolling for conservative view points, I hope that you will be able to act as adults, and refrain from making this tread a rant about “sky-gods”, Bush, how your mama didn’t breastfeed you or the like. Intelligent debate and discussion are always welcome, but some trolls like to simply disgorge their spleens on any site that is even mildly conservative.

If you can’t talk nice, then be quiet and let the grown up talk.

GWShrub February 7, 2013 at 11:20 am

Very well stated. And your reply to John @ 11:06 was MOST eloquent, indeed.

Danceswithtruth February 7, 2013 at 11:41 am

I just raised my glass to you Shofar!

Dugway February 7, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Shofar, Shogood it would seem.

Suzette February 7, 2013 at 11:12 am

Is anyone surprised ? His behavior is typically non-presidential so this just is par for the course.

Dope and Chains February 7, 2013 at 11:13 am

Nothing more than a hangover after a cocaine fueled night of homosexual sex with old white men.

Boz February 7, 2013 at 11:15 am

He was up late playing video games in the People’s basement.

David Provne February 7, 2013 at 11:17 am

I’ll bet he hasn’t quit smoking . CNN had a big thing on Christi’s size this morning. Where were thr comements on Obama Smoking. None . If Bush were to preform at Obama did , it would be on every news frond page and all news cast,

mike mazzla February 7, 2013 at 11:22 am

That’s quite the scintillating news story there

ADM February 7, 2013 at 1:11 pm

You liked it, or you wouldn’t be here.

chris February 7, 2013 at 11:23 am

What difference does it make???

DOM27 February 7, 2013 at 11:24 am

I WISH HE WOULD’VE SLEPT THE LAST 4 YEARS. THEN THE DEBT WOULDN’T BE 16 TRILL,. AND WE WOULD’VE HAD A BUDGET , AT LEAST ONE IN FOUR YEARS. THE NICORETTE GUM PROBABLY DROUSED HIM PLUS WHO KNOWS, MAYBE HE GOT ( LUCKY ) LAST NIGHT AND MADE SOME GOOD LOOPS…