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Old 11-06-2015, 02:04 PM
 
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People are digging into Carson's past claims because he has made a bunch of other questionable, seemingly outlandish claims that reek of outright deceit.

I'd also point out that West Point does not offer scholarships, period.
Exactly. Military academies pay YOU while you are going to school. There is no tuition.
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:04 PM
 
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Your argument is dum-dum.
That would be yours and everyone else here that feels the need to twist this into something else other than what was actually alleged by Politico.
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:05 PM
 
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OMG!!!! THAT is NOT what this is all about! Politico said he APPLIED and got ACCEPTED! Keep your lies straight already!
OMG, Dr Carson said he was offered a full scholarship. How was he offered anything if he didn't apply and was not accepted???!!!!
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:05 PM
 
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Exactly. Military academies pay YOU while you are going to school.
That would be a scholarship of sorts. If you don't have to pay someone else did, that's what scholarships do. Scholarship might not have been the right word but that is NOT what this is about for the 50th time. Politico said HE APPLIED AND GOT ACCEPTED! What is so hard to understand here?
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:07 PM
 
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OMG, Dr Carson said he was offered a full scholarship. How was he offered anything if he didn't apply and was not accepted???!!!!
I'm done with your lunacy. When someone gets a scholarship to a school they don't have to apply to the school first. There are highschool kids that do so well that colleges offer them scholarships when they never even applied there to begin with. Anyway, get off of that word. The REAL lie here is Politico saying he APPLIED AND GOT ACCEPTED!
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:11 PM
 
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For those that look beyond one liners: Ben Carson Mocked for Egypt Pyramid Comment, But Here’s What the Media’s Missing…
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:11 PM
 
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Do you meet the educational and extracurricular requirements necessary to qualify for admission? Did you speak to any graduate from WP that offered to assist in the process to support your acceptance? Then yes, you likely were "offered" a scholarship.

I am not familiar with the difference between a "free" scholarship and a "scholarship" Can you explain it for us?
Full scholarship. My bad.
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:14 PM
 
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Here's someone who knows him calling for him to drop out:

Ben Carson Should Quit the 2016 Presidential Race - US News

But Jeb Bush "trusts him."

Jeb Bush On Ben Carson's False West Point Story: 'I Trust Him' (VIDEO)
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:14 PM
 
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They admitted to no such thing.
So I gathered after reading the links. Now they are calling into question his claims of violence in his youth. Maybe he embellished his up from his bootstraps story, but it doesn't sound like it's really all that different than Obama's embellishments in his two autobiographies (composite girlfriends, etc.). I wonder how much of this is pushed by the publishers to make the story more compelling.
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Old 11-06-2015, 02:15 PM
 
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Yet another Carson lie - he was not accepted at Westpoint


If True then.......

Stick Carson with a fork because he is done too. He will join JEB in the losers, better to get out of the race, circle.
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