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“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”
wordpress.com ^ | July 16, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill

Posted on 07/16/2012 10:31:30 AM PDT by grundle

On July 13, 2012, at a campaign event at Roanoke Fire Station #1, in Roanoke, Virginia, President Barack Obama said:

“If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. The Internet didn’t get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet.”

The bolding is mine.

I agree with all of the non-bolded part.

It’s the bolded part that I disagree with.

Just imagine if someone had said:

“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”

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1 posted on 07/16/2012 10:31:34 AM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Nice.


2 posted on 07/16/2012 10:33:24 AM PDT by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: grundle

I don’t think you’ll get much argument there. The dildo has rocks in his head.


3 posted on 07/16/2012 10:33:37 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: grundle

“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”

Exactly. No need to joke about it.

The cretin is dumb...period.

Evidently, Harvard had to lower its academic standards to even below Kennedy levels to let this idiot in.


4 posted on 07/16/2012 10:34:37 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: grundle

I turns out Obama is talking about his own experience. He knows nothing else.


5 posted on 07/16/2012 10:35:27 AM PDT by iontheball
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To: grundle

It’s all a way of convincing everyone that they need more government in their lives. They can’t function without government. They are too stupid to live, so they have to have government micromanage their existence from birth to death. Unfortunately, there are a number of people, including my own friends and relatives, who believe this. They can’t understand why I’m so opposed to the government controlling my life. They aren’t even smart enough to realize he just insulted them.


6 posted on 07/16/2012 10:43:18 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: grundle

Just imagine if someone had said:

“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”

But, that IS true!


7 posted on 07/16/2012 10:44:42 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: grundle

Well, it already looks like someone else made his birth certificate, Selective Service registration and his Social Security number happen!


8 posted on 07/16/2012 10:45:11 AM PDT by exit82
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To: fatnotlazy

The internet was created by BBN and Proteon as a Redundancy problem solver for DARPANET. Unix was developed with no knowledge of this. The ATEX messaging system was developed in a garage in 1980 before e-mail.


9 posted on 07/16/2012 10:48:17 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: grundle

Proves he was projecting his own abject helplessness.


10 posted on 07/16/2012 10:49:46 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: grundle

“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”

#####

And we know EXACTLY who that someone else is:

Elitist, self-hating, America destroying Communists who call themselves Democrats, and are the creators of arrogantly discriminatory, socially destructive, openly racist programs like Affirmative Action.


11 posted on 07/16/2012 10:52:40 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: grundle
Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet.

Nope. Algore created the Internet so that he would have easier access to porn.

12 posted on 07/16/2012 10:53:22 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: fatnotlazy
The whole paternalistic Communist approach to ‘government’ is an insult. It is also de-humanizing and oppressive. The Russian Revolution removed one uncaring, greedy and paternalistic Tsar and replaced him with one uncaring, greedy and paternalistic bureaucracy.

But, since American schools have chosen to rewrite the history books, each successive generation of voters swallows whole the Liberal lie that Communism is preferable to anything else.... never mind that there isn't a successful, stable, prosperous or wholesomely functional Communist nation on earth!!

13 posted on 07/16/2012 10:54:33 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: massgopguy

1980. Before so many voters were even born.

God help us.


14 posted on 07/16/2012 10:58:13 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: grundle

Somebody else made that happen

Must be why he has no records of his test and who took it for him? and how much did he have to pay?.


15 posted on 07/16/2012 11:03:53 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: grundle

We know he has a law degree- but no law license

any day now the media will get around to asking him why he lost his law license (his wife too)

anyday...


16 posted on 07/16/2012 11:07:46 AM PDT by Mr. K (OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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To: Da Coyote

It WOULD be interesting to see The One’s grades, wouldn’t it?

There is a reason they are sealed. Mr. Obama is not too bright. In fact...looking back over his gaffs the MSM refuses to cover...it’s fair to say, he’s dumb.

Wonder what his SAT and LSATs were? His GPA? Like to see his senior thesis. Also, it would be nice to know how he got that Connecticut SS number. A state he’d never been to up to that time.

BTW...his long form birth cerificate was photo shopped in nine layers.

Is there anything REAL about this guy?


17 posted on 07/16/2012 11:20:45 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: grundle
Well, I must respectfully disagree with:

"Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet."

No, actually brilliant individuals created the internet, with government financial support, to allow the easy sharing of technical/military research and improve it's efficiency. American entrepeneurs developed ways to make money from it. The government never had a clue the internet could be commercially exploitable.

18 posted on 07/16/2012 11:25:44 AM PDT by In Maryland (Don't Send Law Enforcement to a gunfight carrying BEANBAGS!!!)
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To: grundle

Just used your quote on facebook. Along with a picture of Oh-Bow-Ma!!!


19 posted on 07/16/2012 11:28:27 AM PDT by Forrestfire (("To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." Theodore Roosevelt))
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To: Mr. K
They didn't "lose" their law licenses.

They just didn't bother to renew them when they expired, because both of them found more lucrative jobs (community organizer/community outreach director) that didn't require any actual work..

20 posted on 07/16/2012 12:06:22 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: massgopguy

And...private digital communication started with tinkers in their basements, in the middle of the night, phoning someone a few blocks away and connection their then very basic machines together.

Eventually it grew so that many tinkers would connect at prearranged times. Messages could be “sent” coast to coast but it was slower than snail mail.

Then came “nets” like fidonet that could do a primitive email like pine. When communication became faster and reliable bbs and “chat” rooms evolved.

Then came commercial services like compuserve, prodigy, genie and the like.

It was a wonderful time!


21 posted on 07/16/2012 12:08:38 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: grundle
As I said earlier:

"If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. The Internet didn’t get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet."

Right, Barry. And you've got a life. You didn't build that on your own. Someone like your commie forebears, like your "mentor" Frank Marshall Davis, your Marxist friends, your Muslim friends and supporters, your terrorist friends and ghostwriters like Bill Ayers and wife, the boated billionaire spider at the center of your political web, were part of it all, together with a whole host of deluded loons eager to get their hands on some politically-connected loot.

Yeah, we know that to build anything of import, good or bad, usually takes a lot of cooperation, whether it's something magnificent like the Taj Mahal, the United States of America, or a P.O.S. race-baiting, class-warfare promoting, community organizer like yourself.
22 posted on 07/16/2012 12:10:53 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: grundle

And when Michele landed that cushy $300,000/yr. hospital job right after BO became a senator, she certainly didn’t get that job on her own....


23 posted on 07/16/2012 12:13:48 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: wideawake

um.... huh?

seriously?


24 posted on 07/16/2012 12:48:47 PM PDT by Mr. K (OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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To: wideawake

you dont just ‘forget’ to renew your law license, or ‘let it expire’ that would be incredibly stupid after spending years ain law school and then passing the bar exam...

They voluntarily surrendered them, usually an event that take place about 5 seconds before tyhey are about to take it from you.

I have asked several lawyer friends about this... Who told you that? If they did, i am sure they would be the first


25 posted on 07/16/2012 12:51:09 PM PDT by Mr. K (OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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To: grundle
"Someone else made that happen".

Yeah, LITERALLY!

26 posted on 07/16/2012 1:51:55 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Mr. K
If you do not keep up with paying your bar dues and if you do not keep up with your continuing education classes, you can lose your law license.

Many people who have law degrees but who do not intend to continue practicing law deactivate their licenses rather than risk losing it for being in arrears.

Michelle Obama opted for inactive status and Barack Obama opted for retired status.

She could reactivate whenever she wants, but he would have to reapply for licensing. Which implies that she thought she might work as a lawyer again one day, while his action implies that he felt he was done with lawyering.

Neither "voluntarily surrendered" their licenses.

27 posted on 07/16/2012 2:18:51 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: grundle
“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”

Youtube: NYC politician and power broker reveals who greased the rails to get Obama into Harvard.

28 posted on 07/16/2012 4:51:45 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: grundle

Maybe this is even better:

“If Barack Obama has a Nobel Prize, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”


29 posted on 07/16/2012 5:06:59 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: grundle

Obama projection tactic. He didn’t do anything and was given the Presidency so he projects that to hard working businessmen. In my view he has just demonized all businessmen which constitutes a very large group of people.


30 posted on 07/16/2012 5:07:10 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: kjo

Affirmative action, along with the soft racism of lowered expectations, assures a steady flow of field hands for the plantation.

Of course, this plantation has no productive crops, they are actually an academy for the expansion of the crony policies of faux capitalism, in which favored industires are given access to low-cost loans or even grants made directly from the national treasury, in exchange for the continued support of the affirmative action and returning the existing controllers of the levers of power to essentially lifetime sinecures, relatively immune to any sort of public opinion or censure.

The ultimate post turtles.


31 posted on 07/16/2012 5:08:38 PM PDT by alloysteel
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To: grundle

If you wrote two “autobiographies,” somebody else made that happen.


32 posted on 07/16/2012 5:11:23 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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33 posted on 07/16/2012 5:17:57 PM PDT by PMAS
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To: prisoner6

I temember TYMNET, TELNET, and DIALUP BULLETIN BOARDS.


34 posted on 07/16/2012 6:32:44 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: grundle

This is fantastic, thanks for posting.


35 posted on 07/16/2012 7:56:17 PM PDT by Mount Athos (A Giant luxury mega-mansion for Gore, a Government Green EcoShack made of poo for you)
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To: wideawake

Are you just making this up?

If it was as simple as that Obambi would have release that info long ago

Are you stating factual information? If soe where did you get this info?

or are you just assuming that is what they did?


36 posted on 07/17/2012 10:08:37 AM PDT by Mr. K (sorry for typos - fat-fingers+small laptop keyboard+bad eyesight)
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To: Mr. K
Are you just making this up? If it was as simple as that Obambi would have release that info long ago

First, he would never release any information on his own initiative for any reason.

Second, the Illinois Bar makes this information public.

37 posted on 07/17/2012 2:46:40 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: wideawake

so you have no source, you are only speculating or saying what you heard


38 posted on 07/17/2012 3:14:10 PM PDT by Mr. K (fat-fingers+small laptop keyboard+bad eyesight=many typos)
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To: Mr. K
so you have no source

While I'm not sure what I've done to deserve your hostile tone, I would point out that you yourself have provided absolutely no source for your claim that Barack Obama or Michelle Obama ever "voluntarily surrendered" their law licenses.

So it seems a little hypocritical for you to claim that I cited no sources - especially when I did cite a source: the Illinois State Bar Association.

You can go to their attorney registration website (iardc.org)and look up the Obamas yourself if you don't believe me - even though you expect me to believe you without citing any official source.

39 posted on 07/18/2012 5:17:56 AM PDT by wideawake
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