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DUmmie FUnnies 07-21-12 (DUmmies defend Obama's "If you've got a business, you didn't build that.")
DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 21, 2012 | DUmmies and Charles Henrickson

Posted on 07/21/2012 4:57:46 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson

"If you've got a DUFU, you didn't write that. The DUmmies made that happen."

As part of the Democrats' War on Success, here is what King Obama the Stupid said recently:

There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me -- because they want to give something back. They know they didn’t -- look, if you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own. You didn’t get there on your own. I’m always struck by people who think, well, it must be because I was just so smart. There are a lot of smart people out there. It must be because I worked harder than everybody else. Let me tell you something -- there are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there.

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.

"If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen." Yes, he said it. And the CONTEXT? King Obama uses the PRETEXT of "roads and bridges," etc., to gin up class warfare and to justify "asking" the wealthy, who already pay way more in taxes than anyone else--to make them pay EVEN MORE, so that the federal government can spend that money, NOT on roads and bridges, but on their wealth-redistributing, Democrat-voter-pleasing, spending schemes.

So let's see how the DUmmies try to spin this to defend Dear Leader. Lots and lots of threads to choose from, we'll select from a few, starting with this THREAD, "There is not a single business owner in this country who got where they are 100% on their own." DUmmies in Bolshevik Red, humble guest correspondent Charles Henrickson in [Barackets], you know the drill. And away we go!

There is not a single business owner in this country who got where they are 100% on their own

[Well, DUh, Captain Obvious. But to jump from that truism to where the Obamarxist is going with this, that is quite a leap.]

For starters, somebody gave them an education.

[Nobody "gave" me an education. Not only did my family pay taxes for the government schools, they also, since they wanted me to get a GOOD education, sent me to parochial schools, for which we had to pay even more. So, strike one . . .]

They had to get their startup money from somewhere. Either through their family, friends, or a bank loan.

[Fine. No problem. That's all private-sector stuff. IOW, what conservatives support. Strike two . . .]

They made use of public infrastructure - roads, bridges, seaports, airports, etc.

[For which they taxes. And in larger amounts than anyone else. Strike three. You're out. But I know that won't stop you . . .]

No one exists in a vacuum.

[But vacuous minds do exist in DUmmieland.]

I think this is a bad argument to make. Suppose I built a house from the ground up - laid the cement, set up the walls, joists and put on the roof and siding and drywall. I did all that work and I am gonna be proud of what I built. For somebody who has never built anything to say "you didn't build that yourself" seems a) argumentive, and b) it belittles all of the work that I have done.

[Suppose c) you get tombstoned, for being a LOUSY FREEPER TROLL!!!]

So now after I did all this work, society is going to take half of it just because other people cut the boards (and then sold them to me) and made the nails and hammers and saws and drills and levels (and then sold them to me) and paid for the highways (and so did I) that they were transported over and paid for the schools (and so did my parents) etc. Myself, I just do not care to denigrate hard work, and starting and running a business can be hard work. . . .

[OK, DUmmie hfojvt, with over 29,000 posts, maybe you aren't an LFT. You could just be a DUmmie having a Brief Moment of Mental Clarity, in which case I must award you . . . a Kewpie Doll! . . . which, by the way, you did not build, somebody else made that.]

Obama should have vetted the speech. . . .

[It's the teleprompter's fault!]

He's not getting votes with this speech, sad to say, only losing them more and giving ammunition to the other side.

[Sorry, only one Kewpie per thread.]

F*** the business community.

[Spoken like a true DUmmie! Who needs all those silly jobs anyway?]

There's a winning campaign slogan.

[I detect a note of sarcasm.]

No one out there created a business without relying on goods and services that were provided in part by my tax dollars.

[Woo-hoo! A winning argument!]

Or their own. . . .

[Or maybe not.]

"Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money" ~ Cree Indian Proverb

[Probably written by Elizabeth Warren.]

We all stand on the shoulders of those who came before.

[Mao, Lenin, Marx. . . .]

We humans, really are not, little islands of knowledge and skill and duty and effort.

[Particularly you DUmmies.]

Only a small fraction of government spending goes to things that help business. The largest share of federal government spending is transfer payments, e.g. SS, Medicare, Medicaid and various welfare programs.

[Stop it! You're destroying the Roads and Bridges Argument!]

personally, I think it was a dumb thing to say.

[The president acted stupidly.]

Did the Prez make a faux pas about small businesses in a recent campaign stump?

[If he made a faux pas, he didn't do that. The Rethuglicans made that happen.]

I actually think he was referring to the roads and bridges. . . .

It is obvious that he was referring to roads, bridges. . . .

Obama was saying you didn't build the roads. . . .

[The Roads scholars check in.]

DEMS: Don't explain, DOUBLE DOWN!

[DEMS: Don't explain, DUMB IT DOWN!]

SPINE! SPINE! SPINE! SPINE! SPINE!

[SPIN! SPIN! SPIN! SPIN! SPIN!]

Obama....WAKE UP! Say something!

[Say something DUmb again! Yes, when you find yourself in a hole, dig deeper! C'mon, Obama, you're shovel-ready!]


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1 posted on 07/21/2012 4:57:58 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: PJ-Comix; Xenalyte; RMDupree; AlexW; CzarNicky; Mike Fieschko; motzman; codercpc; thingumbob; ...

PING!


2 posted on 07/21/2012 5:01:11 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Stupid Barry.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

It WOULD be funny if it weren’t so tragic!


3 posted on 07/21/2012 5:02:47 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

In


4 posted on 07/21/2012 5:03:23 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is, it is the only answer.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

5 posted on 07/21/2012 5:03:37 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I paid for the road.
I have a right to use the road.

Now give me your car!


6 posted on 07/21/2012 5:05:49 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I feel compelled to (very partially) come to his defense.

I have known successful people who were, IMO, excessively arrogant as to the extent to which they had “earned” their success, with the implicit statement that anybody who hadn’t been as successful equally deserved their lack of success.

Inborn talents and abilities have a great deal to do with success, as does one’s upbringing. None of this is in and of itself something a person is personally responsible for. The extent to which they take advantage of their opportunities, but seldom the opportunities themselves.

There is also a massive amount of luck involved in the degree of success. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs would have in 1800 or 1900 in all likelihood been modestly successful. World-bestriding accomplishments had much to do with their particular abilities being those that fit the times. In earlier centuries, not so much.

We have also all known those who have gained “success” by lying, cheating and backstabbing. That’s not really something to be proud of.

I’m sure I don’t mean by this what Obama and his ilk do, but I still think those who are successful should try to retain some element of humility, not succumbing to what the Greeks called hubris. And at the same time not despising those who have not achieved the same degree of success. There may be very good reasons, and in their shoes the successful guy might not have done any better.


7 posted on 07/21/2012 5:12:21 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Charles Henrickson

First rule of holes...


8 posted on 07/21/2012 5:16:29 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Hussein was just trying to keep the class warfare ginned up for the election. Or maybe he wants to make sure the rioters target pleanty of businesses when he goes down in flames.

Preaching to the parasites that they somehow contributed something meaningful to society and commerce is just another way of confirming to the takers that they’re entitled, by virtue of the fact that they draw breath, to the fruits of another’s labor.

It’s always the same message, just served with different “nuances” and trimmings.


9 posted on 07/21/2012 5:38:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Top 10!?


10 posted on 07/21/2012 5:39:16 PM PDT by glasseye
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To: Sherman Logan

I know very few business people who would dare to say that they had no help; however, that help came from family and friends or private entities such as banks. Dear Reader’s argument is that success is permitted by the state and that all you have is the result of the state allowing you to obtain it.


11 posted on 07/21/2012 5:41:13 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Well done! Thanks for the ping.


12 posted on 07/21/2012 5:42:46 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Charles Henrickson
So now after I did all this work, society is going to take half of it just because other people cut the boards (and then sold them to me) and made the nails and hammers and saws and drills and levels (and then sold them to me) and paid for the highways (and so did I) that they were transported over and paid for the schools (and so did my parents) etc. Myself, I just do not care to denigrate hard work, and starting and running a business can be hard work. . . .

[OK, DUmmie hfojvt, with over 29,000 posts, maybe you aren't an LFT. You could just be a DUmmie having a Brief Moment of Mental Clarity, in which case I must award you . . . a Kewpie Doll! . . . which, by the way, you did not build, somebody else made that.]


There!

13 posted on 07/21/2012 5:49:33 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Charles Henrickson

ISN’T THAT WHAT THE FLASH MOBS SAY THAT RAID THE STORES?


14 posted on 07/21/2012 5:49:53 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Charles Henrickson
Ha ha ha "Roads Scholar!"

That's one that's been bouncing around in my head for days, unformed. It took your genius to bring it to light!

15 posted on 07/21/2012 5:54:45 PM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: Dallas59

LOL! Mr DUH himself!


16 posted on 07/21/2012 6:00:15 PM PDT by LUV W (Never forget...WE have THEM surrounded! ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Dallas59

Even his body language tells you he doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

He looks at the camera and suddenly realizes he has that “deer in the headlight” look and shifts to a more thoughtful, then bored posture.

What an asshat.


17 posted on 07/21/2012 6:19:35 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive

Yes -- first by the blood of Revolution and through the wisdom of our Founding Fathers, whom his ilk are so ready to dismiss .... Then, via the enterprise, ingenuity & hard work of countless Americans in our history seeking to improve their lives, and in so doing providing opportunity for their fellow citizens and the following generations.

18 posted on 07/21/2012 6:29:48 PM PDT by mikrofon (NObama '12)
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To: Charles Henrickson

If Obama made an absurd statement, he didn’t write it. The Hahvahd Fauxahontas wrote it for him.


19 posted on 07/21/2012 7:01:47 PM PDT by PJ-Comix (Choom Gang Guy Cracks Down On Medical Marijuana)
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To: Charles Henrickson

What Obumbo said REALLY DOES APPLY.....in a COMMUNIST country.

You get only what the state allows you to have.


20 posted on 07/21/2012 7:11:23 PM PDT by AlexW
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