America the Beautiful by Ben and Candy Carson–A Review

America the Beautiful: Recovering What Made This Nation Great, Ben and Candy Carson (Zondervan, 2012), 195 pages.

What is America becoming and how can we regain what made America great in the first place? Dr. Carson reviews the past gleaning insights to help us chart a better course for the future.

Here the reader will find the Carsons’ basic values and beliefs that they believe the founders put in place. They state where we have gone astray and what we can do about it. The book states what is good about America.

America the Beautiful would be a good resource to find out what Dr. Carson believes about our nation’s origin, capitalism, socialism, war, health care, liberty and justice, trust in God, and many other topics.

Dr. Ben Carson is an independent and courageous thinker who knows our history, approaches problems in a deliberate common sense way, and is strongly committed to the Constitution and the way the founders set up our country to operate.

One Nation by Ben Carson and Candy Carson

One Nation, Ben Carson and Candy Carson (Sentinel, 2014) 211 pages.

Before Dr. Carson announced his candidacy for the presidency, he wrote One Nation. It functions as a platform for his presidential bid.

The subtitle is What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future. He gives his analysis of the economic, social, moral, and political decline of America. He states how he believes the American people can save our country. He presents his common sense approach to problem solving.

He deals with political correctness, elitism, ignorance, bigotry, bullying, dependence, disrespect, compromise, wisdom, vision, morality, courage, and other topics.

For those evaluating Ben Carson as a potential president, this book is a good source to learn his basic values and beliefs. For those who think his knowledge is limited to medicine, this book shows the breadth of his knowledge.

Dr. Carson appeals for Americans to courageously defend their rights guaranteed by the Constitution.