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Ben Carson Finds $516.4 Billion in ‘Mismanaged’ Obama Dollars – Media Blackout

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has discovered that Barack Obama mismanaged $516.4 billion in taxpayer dollars. The result of a new, independent audit of the last years of President Obama’s term, 2015 and 2016 – show an almost criminal attempt to cover-up gross mismanagement of fu


Wall Street nervous about Maxine Waters taking reins of Financial Services Committee

Kelsey Dallas: OMG: Is profanity losing its punch?. Eric Schulzke: Daydreaming may be the next childhood psychiatric target. Kathryn Moody: Investors, Are You Ready for the Next Global Crisis?


Ep. 369: Exclusive Interview With Dr. Ben Carson

Dr. Ben Carson is the 17th secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. After a successful career in medicine and a presidential run in 2016, he joined President Donald Trump to lead an agency that focuses on housing issues and lifting Americans out of poverty to a better life.


Ben Carson is ignoring the role the government has played in segregation

Regarding the Jan. 2 front-page article “HUD cuts anti-bias efforts in housing”: Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson should read “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America,” by Richard Rothstein. Mr. Rothstein was a featured speaker in the 2018 Arl


Under Ben Carson, HUD Abdicates Fair Housing Responsibilities

"Though he is charged under the law with eliminating discriminatory housing practices, [HUD Secretary Ben] Carson is also a longtime skeptic of using government power to remedy such inequality," according to an article by Tracy Jan.


Ben Carson Battles the NIMBYs: New at Reason

Progressive urbanists and Ben Carson, President Donald Trump's conservative Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), hardly seem like bosom buddies. That makes Carson's embrace of a core item on the progressives' wish list all the more surprising.


The Trump Cabinet Introduces the Universal String Theory of Grift-Plus-Incompetence

It's been a while since we checked in on the various primates inhabiting the administration*'s cabinet offices. I can't think of a better day to do it than Ryan Zinke's last day as Secretary of the Interior. As is the custom down at Camp Runamuck, Zinke leaves public service under both a cloud of sc


Little Girl Suffered More Than 100 Seizures a Day Except When She Watched Mr. Rogers

One of the amazing things about life is how so many people struggle without complaining despite suffering from difficult health conditions. On one hand, you have your everyday issues such as hypertension and diabetes.


The year that wasn't: Ben Carson almost got the Sacha Baron Cohen treatment

Sacha Baron Cohen's new show Who Is America? was a major hit, one in which the comedian went undercover and interviewed prominent politicians from Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore to former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Maricopa County, Arizona she


Black Journalist Demands No More “White Male Presidents!”

Far-left journalist and former MSNBC host Touré Neblett does not believe the United States ought to have any more “white male presidents.” This, of course, is a horribly racist sentiment, coming from a prominent black man, no less. Rest assured, though, Neblett was promptly destroyed for his incendi


Little Known Black History Fact: Doctor Charles Greene

Doctor Charles Greene paved the way for doctor Ben Carson and other black neurosurgeons when he became the first African-American certified surgeon by the american board of neurological surgery. Today is doctor Greene’s birthday.


Sacha Baron Cohen Filmed an Interview That Even He Thought Was Too Disturbing to Air

Sacha Baron Cohen told Deadline that one segment he taped for his Showtime series Who is America? was so disturbing that he decided not to air the footage. Instead, he turned it over to the FBI.


Liberal Journalist Touré Demands No More ‘White Male Presidents’

Far-left former prominent MSNBC host, Touré Neblett, believes America needs to “stop having white male presidents for a while.” Touré made the assessment after running down a list of previous Presidents who were both white and male, and whom he deemed as failures.


Trump admin lays out plan to confront lead poisoning ‘head on’

Trump administration officials on Wednesday published a plan that they said would confront the issue of lead exposure among children "head on." While the Federal Lead Action Plan has few new announcements, the administration used its unveiling to highlight efforts across 17 federal agencies, mostly


Trump Unveils Plan To Keep Children From Getting Lead Poisoning

Top members of the Trump administration announced the details of a federal action plan to treat and prevent childhood lead exposure. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Health and Human Service Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan and Housing and Urban Development Secretary


HUD’s Carson to Helm New Development Council

President Trump has named Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson as the chairman of the newly-created White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council. The 13-member council is tasked with identifying ways to more effectively use federal taxpayer funds for economic development within l


Unsheltered homelessness increased in 2018

The number of people living on streets in America increased by 2.3 percent in 2018, with about 4,300 more individuals sleeping without a roof over their head on a given night, according to a Department of Housing and Urban Development report on the state of homelessness released Monday.


Media Silent After Trump Invests $100 Billion in Black Communities

It’s been a busy few weeks in media land, what with Michael Cohen’s sentencing and talk about whether Donald Trump will be impeached, or Michael Flynn’s sentencing and talk about whether Donald Trump will be impeached, or Jamal Khashoggi’s death and how that relates to whether Donald Trump will be i


Trump Directs Government Spending to Opportunity Zones

President Donald Trump has launched a new interagency council to help funnel federal spending into the designated low-income zones created in last year’s tax bill. Trump issued an executive order Wednesday creating the interagency White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council, to be spearheaded


Removing Ben Carson’s name from a Detroit high school won’t help the students’ dismal academic results

According to Lemmons, Dr. Carson was once “an honored son” in Detroit, but now, after making his politics known, he has “disgraced himself.”