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Carson for president backers report $4 million raised, campaign apparatus into place

Conservatives frustrated with the direction of the country think Dr. Ben Carson can change the course by winning the 2016 presidential race.Now they just have to convince him.The group,, a super PAC, has already raised $4 million toward a Carson bid for the Republican nomination and has collected 200,000 signatures for a petition to get him to join the race.John Philip Sousa IV, the group’s national chairman, said Tuesday that members are working Carson on an almost daily basis, sending along petition-drive updates and hundreds of “clamorings” for him to run,  received through letters, Facebook postings and other forms of communication.“I don’t’ like the direction in which the county is going,” said Sousa, the great grandson of the late American composer John Philip Sousa, who wrote such iconic songs as “Stars and Stripes Forever” and “Semper Fidelis,” the official march of the U.S. Marine Corps. “Carson doesn’t whine like some other Republicans. He brings a solution to t...

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  1. A Word About U.S. Marines

    • E-mail Rick! Nov. 10, 2004 7:03 am Amman, Jordan I’m not sure if I know any of the Marines or soldiers fighting now in Fallujah, but I have a pretty good idea of w...

  2. Former Marine, 71, ElliptiGo trek for injured Marines

    Former Marine, Rick Hermelin,started a 3,000-mile coast to coast run aboard an ElliptiGo on March 23, 2012 to raise funds for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, a non-profit set up to support injured U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

  3. 71 year old marine finishes cross country journey for charity

    Vet’s cross country bike trip raises money for Semper Fi fund

  4. How to get squared away like a Marine

    No-nonsense lessons from 'Gunny'

  5. No wonder they won’t release the numbers!

     **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here .**Buzz Cut: • No wonder they won’t release the numbers! • ObamaCare for Christmas • Paul: NSA probably ...

  6. Giving Back to the Military

    Connie's son was shot in the head while serving in Iraq. The Semper Fi Fund helped them out, so now they are giving back and helping other military families.

  7. 71-year-old rides cross-country for wounded Marines

    Goal to raise money for Semper Fi Fund

  8. 71-year old former Marine treks cross-country raising funds for injured service members

    He remains always faithful.Former Marine Rick Hermelin began a 3,000-mile coast-to-coast trek in March in an effort to raise funds and awareness for a non-profit tha...

  9. Nation pays tribute to sacrifices of veterans

    From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying ceremony a...

  10. Mamma Mia Live

    Judy McLane performs “The Winner Takes It All”.

  11. Purveyors of Pessimism

    • E-mail Lt. Col. Oliver NorthLondon, UK — Those who think that U.S. political and media elites have “exclusive rights” to negative perspectives on how the War on Te...

  12. Frontlines Firsthand: Viewer Comments

    Here's your chance to send questions, thoughts and best wishes to Sgt. Dawson and Cpl. Atwell.Send your e-mails to: . We'll pass along your me...

  1. Documentary Film 'Semper Fi: Always Faithful' Explores Alleged Water Contamination at U.S. Military Base

    A few months ago, documentary filmmakers Rachel Libert and Tony Hardmon, had their provocative documentary “ Semper Fi: Always Faithful ” debut for small groups of f...

  2. Semper Fi : Marine Who Saved 36 in Afghanistan Receives Medal of Honor

    President Obama on Thursday bestowed the nation's highest military honor on Dakota Meyer, a young and humble Marine who defied orders and barreled straight into a fe...

  3. Semper Fi Bike Ride for Injured Marines

    Bicyclists embark on 430 mile journey while raising money for injured heroes

  4. How military wives are leading the way in providing care for America's wounded warriors

    The great 19th-century French observer of our country, Alexis de Tocqueville, was amazed at how "Americans of all ages, all conditions, and all dispositions constant...

  5. Amputee veterans inspire Boston bombings victims

    Semper Fi Fund veterans meet with patients

  6. Wild, Wild West

    • E-mail Rick • Video: Baghdadi's Finest May 8, 2006 The Al Anbar province in western Iraq is a vast, sparsely populated area that stretches from the Euphrates River...

  7. A Graphic DVD

    • E-mail Rick! Nov. 17, 2004 10:44 a.m. I recently watched a DVD (not sure if it qualifies as a “documentary”) filled with some of the most gruesome images ever capt...

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