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-- tonight's segment one of the nation's foremost neurosurgeons.
Presidential medal of freedom winner.
Bestselling author portrayed by Oscar winner Cuba Gooding junior in the movie depicting his life gifted hands and his latest book America the beautiful rediscovered what made this nation great.
Hitting shelves all across America today joining -- -- doctor Ben Carson director of the end of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins.
Doctor it is great to have you with us thank you see -- -- I just wanna say to the -- -- My first opportunity to talk group doctor Carson came to talk about Obama care and and and health care in this country.
In budgeting for that.
Foremost in my opinion for most thinker -- from the medical community on on.
On health care in this country so it's great to see -- congratulations on the new book.
What made this country great.
It would you know.
There are so many people lose sight the -- which as we've got out of this country.
Of what made you decide to write -- -- well I was very.
-- about the direction American chain and I happen to be a bit of a history about.
And thinking about some of the things like an 1831 -- Alexis that took bill came to this nation.
He wanted to study America as many Europeans that they could imagine how a nation nearly fifty years -- was already competing.
We all powers in Europe and virtually every category how's that possible.
And -- he was astonished by the entrepreneurial spirit that can do attitude that characterize the -- The schools and how they actually taught values all of these kinds of things which we are in the process of throwing away right now.
For the sake of political correctness.
-- -- You know when you talk about schools public education I've always said is -- great equalizer in our society -- support kid.
I went public schools and I got encouragement and support and direction.
-- that so many millions of kids have not received.
We should have had exactly the same opportunity that's absolutely and you know when you read the book you'll find.
A six great exit -- some of the questions from the mid eighteen hundreds I think most college graduates could not pass that we've done these things down so much.
And I'm gonna tell -- our view of the equity they recaptured it.
This contest right now among them the four remaining Republicans.
For president Obama's seat what -- you see is the principal.
The principal issue at stake here -- -- election.
Well first of in -- which they would stop fighting amongst themselves and talk about the actual issues that.
We're losing our nation were on the precipice right now.
-- deciding what kind of nation and we gonna be we gonna be -- can do nation or what can you do for -- nation.
And I actually am looking to the Tea Party.
To give us a little more direction here in the book I talk about the tea party of old and to keep credit -- the similarities are absolutely astonishing.
And you know basically we're looking at people who want the government out of our lives.
Except where they need to be and allow people to flourish.
You know that's why this nation reached the pinnacle faster than any -- nation because people.
We're encouraged they had that can do attitude they knew that their.
Work with a crude to them into their crimes and -- and not -- to the government.
And you know that's another area of huge problems you know our tax system is so horrible so complex.
That you know the government can get anybody they want on taxation that's -- precursor to a totalitarian government need to go back to us some system.
Such as the one that god had.
He said I -- time.
He didn't say if you have a bumper crop you've gone to triple time students if you -- failure only nothing's for the must be something inherently fear about reports now.
If people you talked about history going back in the income tax system in this country.
Whether it's capital gains the president wants to raise taxes on millionaires thirty to 30% which would make -- by the way.
With the top of the world's.
The history of our tax system itself.
Prospect of -- about 1% tax when we got started this -- If people don't pay attention to the fact that we have those onerous taxes on the -- in this country after World War II when we had to pay down.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Two earlier tightening on freedom itself at absolutely true all of those things that talk about in the book -- so much in our history.
If people would just go back and understand our history it would make all the difference and.
The book isn't.
America the beautiful.
Do you values that made this nation great.
Doctor Ben Carson it's great to have you with us.
And connection when I -- thank you very much and I'll continue to -- in your book no matter what it's great -- that so.
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