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HEY OBAMA, I DID IT ON MY OWN.. Where were you when I needed HELP?
cookingwithchefcarlo.com ^ | Carlo3b

Posted on 08/10/2012 8:28:16 AM PDT by carlo3b

Here's a reason that elitist, or socialist, can/will, ever connect with the so called, "NEW MONEY" 1%ers, is that they have never taken the risk/gamble, or sacrificed, to become successful..

Not that anyone cares, but this is why I am reticent to jump out on another limb, and throw good money to expand, and hire more employees for the future, based on the word of a government, or a Marxist President, or socialist media that says I should take their word that they will not keep creating policies that will take everything I worked for and spread it around to curry favor for another lazy constituency to get their vote..

I was born to very humble beginnings, and spent the entire 1st half of my life struggling to be self sufficient. Every moment of my time, fighting to make payrolls, meeting unnecessary regulations, struggling for money, from banks, family, friends, and living without anything that allowed me to rest for even a minute..

I climbed on a bus every single day after school, from age 9 to go to my grandfather's newspaper stand in downtown Chicago, in 100 degrees, to -25, and never missed a single day, or resented other friends that had it a better than I did, but it became my sole reason to do much better..

I had one asset, my stubborn conviction, that if I gave my ALL, it might make the lives of my children better that the bitter feeling of going to bed every night hungry, and fearful, it will not be their fate. I had no lofty goals in the beginning, getting through the next payroll was all I had time for.

I never did it to be RICH, I did it to never be POOR, AGAIN..

Imagine, working 24/7, for the first 12 years of my business, without ever enjoying my young beautiful wife, wonderful babies or aging parents, while they were experiencing all of those memorable milestones..

I missed, all but 1 of their first steps, first words, school plays, trick or treat, the first recitals, weekends, most birthday parties that were not held at my restaurants, or even a Thanksgiving dinner at HOME, that only being there, would have made it all more bearable, and worthwhile..

My family learned to eat dinner EVERY night at 3:30, so we could eat together.. As the children grew older they began to resent it, because they had lives that I kept them from, so I wouldn't lose touch with them completely. My marriage suffered, things that were fancy, or expensive were meaningless, without time to share them..

The above scenario is not unique to poor little ole me, and those who have never put THEIR OWN MONEY on the line, how could they truly understand it?

You can measure the success of a person, by the length of their neck.. Just how far are you willing to put your neck on the block, with only your TOTAL DEDICATION, and HARD WORK, as the single deterrence to failure..

The only hand I received from a politician had their palms up, taking the money that I had worked for, and squandering it on those who I watched through the windows of the streetcar, or later from my car, smoking and drinking on the corner, or sitting on their front steps, waiting for the mailman..


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KEYWORDS: election; liberals; marxist; taxes
HEY Obama, Congress, Government Programs, Mainstream Media, where were you when I needed you, in making my OWN MONEY? NOW YOU WANT MORE? YOU WANT ME TO BELIEVE YOU??? BwaaaHahahahahaha Not now, NOT EVER!
1 posted on 08/10/2012 8:28:29 AM PDT by carlo3b
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To: carlo3b

Bless you, carlo. I stand with you.


2 posted on 08/10/2012 8:33:10 AM PDT by lysie
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To: Jim Robinson; Bob J; christie; stanz; jellybean; Angelique; Howie; TwoStep; piasa; Exit148; ...
Don't give up, WE CAN WIN IF YOU VOTE!!

VOTE

3 posted on 08/10/2012 8:34:33 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: lysie

You know I’m with you to my dear FRiend.. HUGGGGGG


4 posted on 08/10/2012 8:37:33 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b

I will certainly be voting—I’m just not sure what a win for Romney will mean. He’s the only choice I have.........


5 posted on 08/10/2012 8:40:44 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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6 posted on 08/10/2012 8:47:27 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: carlo3b
Hey Berry sorros, you did not do it on your own. It took $1B to elect this clown and thousands of liars.
7 posted on 08/10/2012 8:47:27 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: basil

My sweet woman.. I am as stubborn today, as I was as a young entrepreneur, we will WIN if all we do is kick the MARXIST out of power.. However, Romney is a businessman, and a capitalist, how is that for hope and change??? :)


8 posted on 08/10/2012 8:56:14 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b
HEY Obama...where were you when I needed you

When you look back at the history of your life, and notice there were
only one set of footprints in the sand; that was Obama carrying you.
(this add approved by the DNC)

9 posted on 08/10/2012 8:59:28 AM PDT by laotzu
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To: mountainlion

It has cost us as much as 5 trillion dollars, for these despots to drag us into Communism, that may take years to unravel.. Let us start with a win in NOVEMBER, as a beginning!


10 posted on 08/10/2012 8:59:47 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: laotzu

GEEEEZE, now that you mention it, I see that those footprints were CLOVEN!!!! GASP!


11 posted on 08/10/2012 9:03:48 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b
This country is as much as $200T in the hole. No one knows. It took $1B in political donation to get obama in so he could spend Trillions. I think his pandering cost us over $20T.
12 posted on 08/10/2012 9:04:42 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: carlo3b

I hear you carlo! My husband and I are beyond retirement age, trying to run a business, regularly skipping paychecks so that our employees are paid, etc, etc., etc. You know the drill. We are doing what you did the first half of your life in the last half of our lives. Obama says we didn’t do it ourselves, but I’d like to know who did it for us? I don’t see anybody else around here accepting empty pay envelopes. Although we are not working 24/7, we do work 18/7 at an age when we should be relaxing and enjoying the grandkids.

I’m not complaining, but I’m not accepting the cr!@#@#$%^&p that Obama hands out either. We have a Primary election for Senate next week, and we’ve already voted. Furthermore, I shall give Tuesday 16 hours at the polls working at the election. Then, I’ll get my nails done, estimate payroll for the following week, transfer the money into the payroll account, and take off for California to move my 99 year old mom into an assisted living facility. All the while hoping that the employees keep the business running in our absence.

This will be my 3rd trip to CA since June (Mom has been in rehab recuperating from a broken leg). I shall see the SAME PEOPLE in the medians of my home town holding up signs and begging for money. In the mean time, farmers are letting their crops go to waste in the fields because they can’t get pickers. The signs say things like “Funeral”, “Mom & I are just trying to make it”, etc. To the able-bodied young man begging for his mom, I say “Go pick fruit!”


13 posted on 08/10/2012 9:07:05 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: basil

ECHO Echo echo I will certainly be voting—I’m just not sure what a win for Romney will mean. He’s the only choice I have.........


14 posted on 08/10/2012 9:11:19 AM PDT by Invictus (I'll never get used to living in the USSA (ununited socialist states of america))
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To: carlo3b

I know he is both of those things-—but try as I might, I just can’t get excited about him.......

Actually, there aren’t many politicians that I am excited about at the present. The TEA party people are exciting, but apparently, they don’t stand much of a chance.


15 posted on 08/10/2012 9:19:57 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

MY dear girl, I know exactly what you are feeling.. Do you think anyone that hasn’t had that helpless feeling, writing a check, twice as much as you give yourself, to an employee that goes home after work every night knowing that you probably are going to be asked to give 45% of what your check is, will be going to someone in their 20’s that will spend it on POT!

@!&##@#^^&##@66&(^()).. But I digress.. :)


16 posted on 08/10/2012 9:22:22 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: Invictus

Does the last line of Mr. Henley’s poem still appy, do you think?


17 posted on 08/10/2012 9:23:10 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: basil

Believe it or not, the biggest advantages we have for this election, is the Congresscritters, that are TEA PARTY CANDIDATES.. Romney can’t do much without a compliant Congress.. All of my efforts are going to congressman in liberal leaning districts.. They need as much as we can give..


18 posted on 08/10/2012 9:29:12 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b

We need the leadership posts too... You leave Rino’s there and it does not matter what the tea party does.


19 posted on 08/10/2012 9:38:02 AM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: Invictus

Those Echos ring hollow, if you are the only one hearing them.. We need to get the word out to all of the fence sitters, if we have any chance of success this cycle.. I truly understand the frustration of the lesser of evils, we get from the party, but, the only way to win is to chip away at the foundation of the wall, until it falls.. It happened in 1980, and it will happen again..


20 posted on 08/10/2012 9:39:37 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: cableguymn
" You leave Rino’s there and it does not matter what the tea party does."

I get your point, but what is your plan, that stops the current hemorrhage? Let OBumer win again to teach WHO, my great grandchildren?

Only 45% of conservatives voted in 2008, to teach McLame, and the rest of us, a lesson.. OK.. WHAT IS YOUR PLAN? I'm listening, really!.. Carlo

21 posted on 08/10/2012 9:48:50 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b

Why is it when ever I say something bad about the rino’s or Romney everyone goes to “what are you going to do about it??!?! leave Obama in office?”

Umm no... I am going to support those that I agree with. I hope enough of us do it so there is not enough votes to send the current leadership back.

I’ll even vote for Mittens.


22 posted on 08/10/2012 9:54:53 AM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: carlo3b

Buuuump and {hugs} to you, dear carlo3b!


23 posted on 08/10/2012 10:02:40 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: cableguymn
This is not to be disrespectful, BUT, are you suggesting we vote for a 3rd party? Do you remember Bush senior, Perot, and 8 years of Clinton? That worked out really well, and Perot had Billions to get 19% of the vote, and gave me a Cookbook to write about the Clinton scandals..

Obama, makes Clinton look like a boyscout, and we still have Hiltery to deal with..

Please do better than that, I am still willing to get behind a real plan to change the inevitable, but voting with my conscience, gives me a major headache..

24 posted on 08/10/2012 10:08:46 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: Alamo-Girl

I always remember the Alamo.. Girl, when I write these screeds.. I know all is well when you respond, HUGGGGS my dear dear Girl.. Carlo


25 posted on 08/10/2012 10:13:01 AM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: basil

You may not be the master of your fate, but you are always the captain of your soul.


26 posted on 08/10/2012 11:31:15 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: IronJack

Of course I am the master of my soul.

Hope I’m now blowing it—LOL!


27 posted on 08/10/2012 11:35:34 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: carlo3b

OFFS....

Let me make this clear for everyone.

I’ll hold my nose and dawn my hazmat suit and vote for Romney.

In the house I’ll strip the suit off and vote for Michelle Bachman with pride. I’ll also vote for Bills to beat Amy the Commie...

I hope everyone gets it. I am tired of having to explain myself and being basically attacked by people I agree with.

That is where I stand, what the rest of you do with your votes is up to you. While I hope we are all working towards a common goal of kicking the democrats and Rino’s out sometimes I have to wonder.


28 posted on 08/10/2012 11:51:38 AM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: carlo3b

Thanks for the inspiration, Carlo. I won’t give up!


29 posted on 08/10/2012 12:02:58 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: carlo3b

Carlo3B, My HERO!

I stand with you.


30 posted on 08/10/2012 12:22:50 PM PDT by kitkat
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To: cableguymn

I am so sorry my FRiend, if I came across as berating a guy I agree with as well. However, our heart is in the same place. We must now guard against the festering of the wounds of those that have been left wanting to change things that we cannot, during this cycle. So many have already reached their limits, and are striking out at all of us, with the same goals..

This thing is going to be as close as an eyelash, and those dark forces are lurking on these boards pushing the buttons of the disenfranchised..


31 posted on 08/10/2012 12:48:18 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: arasina

My dear girl, I already knew we could count on your loyalty, and good judgement.. HUGGGGGG.. :) Carlo


32 posted on 08/10/2012 12:50:58 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b

No worries.. it was more for everyone. I’ve been told at least 10 times in the past few days “well what are ya going do? Not vote and thus vote for Obama?”

Your post was just the last one that pushed me over the cliff.


33 posted on 08/10/2012 12:51:58 PM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: kitkat

Hey sweetheart, you made my day, AGAIN!!!! Carlo


34 posted on 08/10/2012 12:53:09 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: basil

I will certainly be voting—I’m just not sure what a win for Romney will mean. He’s the only choice I have.........

As usual, we are going to end up voting for the lessor of the two evils, and not for the candidate we think is best for our country.


35 posted on 08/11/2012 6:48:13 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: chainsaw

If we can vote in more conservatives to both houses of Congress, it might help......


36 posted on 08/11/2012 10:54:06 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: basil

If we can vote in more conservatives to both houses of Congress, it might help......

Absolutely!

I’ve been saying this for some time,

What I’m afraid of is Romney will pull another McCain mutiny and blow the entire campaign on purpose.


37 posted on 08/12/2012 9:22:42 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by debt.")
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To: chainsaw

hush yore mouf, Chainsaw—don’t give anyone any ideas.............


38 posted on 08/12/2012 9:45:03 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: carlo3b

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-HqHSkYG-Y&sns=fb


39 posted on 08/12/2012 2:02:52 PM PDT by Mikey (He that refuses to know and exert his rights, doesn't deserve them.)
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To: carlo3b
Son of a sharecropper, here, I identify! Here's a little toon to start your day off!
40 posted on 08/14/2012 6:42:20 AM PDT by Howie
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HOWIE.. MY MAIN MAN..Yea!

Your toons are like fine wine, they get better with your age.. Ha!

41 posted on 08/14/2012 5:24:26 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: carlo3b

42 posted on 08/15/2012 6:46:43 AM PDT by Howie
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To: Mikey

Great Video!


43 posted on 08/15/2012 7:05:01 AM PDT by Howie
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To: carlo3b
Hey Sweetie! Looks like I missed you again. :(

Don't worry, those who count (your children and grandchildren) know how hard you worked and honor you for it. They will never forget the sacrifices you made. Obama and his thugs will soon be gone - NOVEMBER IS COMING! It's not too late to get this ship turned around and sailing in the right direction. Never thought I'd say it, but Romney/Ryan 2012.

If you ever need to contact me, I'm usually hanging out at Twitter.

44 posted on 08/19/2012 6:17:07 AM PDT by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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