is Ben Carson a conservative?

Has Ben Carson Blown It By Supporting Amnesty For Illegal Aliens?

Carson said that granting amnesty to illegal alien workers to allow them to stay in the U.S. to work in industries where they are allegedly needed is a “win-win situation.” In our view it might be a “win” for the illegal aliens, and it is certainly a “win” for businesses looking for cheap labor, but it is certainly not a “win” for American workers and their families.

Carly Gets It Wrong: Hits Carson, Agrees With Hillary On Muslim President

Both Carly Fiorina and Hillary Clinton missed – intentionally or otherwise – the point Dr. Ben Carson was making, which was not CAN a Muslim be President, but SHOULD a Muslim be President? And this is not a new question for Americans to ask, a similar question was asked during the Communist assault on constitutional government during the 1950s.  Click here to sign our petition urging Dr. Carson not to back down in the face of attempts to intimidate him into disavowing his fair and accurate comments about Islam and the Constitution.

Ben Carson Is Rising in the Polls, and How He's Done It

Matt Purple, The National Interest

This has become a pattern for the Detroit neurosurgeon. When he speaks generally, he has a penchant for outlandish rhetoric—America is Nazi Germany, the IRS is the Gestapo, Obamacare is slavery. But pin him down on the specifics and he often sounds distinctly non-ideological, even progressive. 

Ben Carson Gets His Bounce

Russell Berman, The Atlantic

The Ben Carson surge that everyone was waiting for is finally here. He’s been a steady, if middling, presence in GOP primary polls for most of the year—always earning at least 5 percent, but rarely more than 10. Yet over the last two weeks, Carson has secured a second-place spot after Donald Trump, both nationally and in the crucial opening battleground of Iowa, where he is a favorite of the state’s sizable evangelical community. 

New Iowa poll shows preference for non-politicians in 2016 race

CBS News

The latest poll of Iowa Republicans shows a tightening race and a preference for non-politicians. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson is surging and ties Donald Trump for the top spot at 23 percent. Carly Fiorina is next with 10 percent, followed by Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Scott Walker.