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Biden: 'EVERY GREAT IDEA' IN LAST 200 YEARS 'REQUIRED GOVERNMENT INCENTIVE'...
http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2010/10/vpotus-joe-biden-dems-will-kee.html#ixzz13Vo9ao5U ^ | Tuesday October 26, 2010

Posted on 10/26/2010 5:20:32 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

So said Joe Biden today on the second-floor bar at the Helmsley Park Lane Hotel at a fundraiser for incumbent Democratic NY-1 Rep. Tim Bishop.

“Every single great idea that has marked the 21st century, the 20th century and the 19th century has required government vision and government incentive,” he said. “In the middle of the Civil War you had a guy named Lincoln paying people $16,000 for every 40 miles of track they laid across the continental United States. … No private enterprise would have done that for another 35 years.”

For innovation and business, people don't look towards government!!!!

It is frightening what Obama is doing right know, It is doubling frightening to think that Joe Biden is one heartbeat away as well.

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KEYWORDS: biden; democrats; elections; government; ideas; idiot; innovation; obama; socialism; vp
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Over 200 years of the greatest inventions and innovations in this Country and some around the world and the pea-brain VP say such a dumb and ignorant....oh, I give up!
1 posted on 10/26/2010 5:20:35 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

What. A. Tool.


2 posted on 10/26/2010 5:22:27 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Eschew Socialism!)
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To: Bigtigermike

This is what we have sent to Washington. We deserve our fate!


3 posted on 10/26/2010 5:23:33 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Bigtigermike

What, you haven’t heard of the Franklin stove research and development grant? LOL


4 posted on 10/26/2010 5:23:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Bigtigermike
Biden give maroons a bad name.
5 posted on 10/26/2010 5:24:31 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Bigtigermike
Light Bulb, Airplanes and Telephones...Yea right.


6 posted on 10/26/2010 5:24:33 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: Bigtigermike

The sad thing is.. LIBERALS, in general... actually BELIEVE this... I hear it from them all the time.

shocking, really.


7 posted on 10/26/2010 5:25:08 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim
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To: cripplecreek

WHAT “innovation” came from government? Besides the A-bomb. I’d love to see another example.


8 posted on 10/26/2010 5:25:40 PM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: Bigtigermike
Once again Biden proves what a complete moron he is...

Wallace Hume Carothers and the Discovery of Nylon

9 posted on 10/26/2010 5:25:48 PM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Bigtigermike
Thank God for the Department of Revolution...or we wouldn't be a country...Right Joe.

This nub makes Obama look competent!!

10 posted on 10/26/2010 5:26:10 PM PDT by skully (There are Americans, and then there are Liberals.)
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To: Bigtigermike
I will GUARANTEE that private enterprise could build a wall 100 ft high and 5000 miles long in 1/8 the amount of time the so-called government could!

Come November you're gonna see what "incentive" can do.

11 posted on 10/26/2010 5:26:32 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Don’t you just love the leftest slme media. Quayle make one or two memorable verbal gaffes, where this idiot VP does it daily. And gets away with it.


12 posted on 10/26/2010 5:26:32 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: Don Corleone

So, the Big Mac came from the Government? And the paperclip? And Beta and VHS? And Pepsi?


13 posted on 10/26/2010 5:28:30 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Bigtigermike

What a mind-bogglingly idiotic statement. Tell it to the Wright brothers. Or Thomas Edison. Or Henry Ford. And on and on and on. We should be using this quote against him and Obama through 2012 - and beyond if necessary.


14 posted on 10/26/2010 5:28:32 PM PDT by Liberty1970 (Have you voted yet?)
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To: Bigtigermike

Biden proves he’s an 855hole everytime he speaks to his stupid lib base:

For instance, the Wright Bros., Orville an Wilbur, beat the crap out of the heavily financed government support lead by Langley. But the Wright bros had a strong advantage, they didn’t have to continually worry about money, brains, or fortitude, they had plenty of each especially brains and fortitude.

Langley tried to cheat the Wright Bros. out of their rightful place in history as the inventors of the first airplane.


15 posted on 10/26/2010 5:29:07 PM PDT by HighWheeler
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To: Bigtigermike

Okay, this is almost as funny as the hand on the trooper’s knee.

How is laying track an “idea”? That is manual labor.

The train was invented by private individuals (The invention of the steam engine and locomotive [1784] are usually attributed to James Watt. The train, as a vehicle of transportation, was invented in 1822 by an English inventor named George Stephenson. Answers.com)


16 posted on 10/26/2010 5:29:53 PM PDT by justsaynomore (We've got some altering and abolishing to do! - Herman Cain)
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To: darkwing104

Yes, Thomas Alva Edison, if he were alive today would be rolling over in his grave. Either that or he’s hanging out with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone laughing at (not with) the V.P.


17 posted on 10/26/2010 5:29:57 PM PDT by ALPAPilot
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To: skully

Now we know why Biden was called the dumbest man in the Senate. And why Barry picked him to be VP.


18 posted on 10/26/2010 5:30:14 PM PDT by rocksblues (Obama, the biggest liar in the history of American politics!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Biden couldn’t identify a good idea if it bit him.


19 posted on 10/26/2010 5:30:52 PM PDT by ALPAPilot
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To: Bigtigermike

If the FAA would have been around when the Wright Bros. were perfecting manned flight .... right ......


20 posted on 10/26/2010 5:31:22 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("If You Don't Read The News You're Uniformed, If You Do Read The News You're Misinformed")
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To: Bigtigermike

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington


21 posted on 10/26/2010 5:31:36 PM PDT by AmusedBystander (Republicans may have helped drive the economy into the ditch, but Obama is driving it off the cliff.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Biden - The Early Years ...

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22 posted on 10/26/2010 5:32:58 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("If You Don't Read The News You're Uniformed, If You Do Read The News You're Misinformed")
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To: boop

Thank God for Al Gore. There would be no FreeRepublic if he hadn’t invented the Internet!

Bill Gates would have never been able to create a company called, Microsoft, if he had not had that Government garage to work out of...

It is time for some new toons in DC


23 posted on 10/26/2010 5:33:18 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: boop

The best things government has done are the things that facilitated trade and expansion. The Lewis and Clark expedition is a good example of that and for much of their trip they were following fur traders (Entrepreneurs) who had gone before.

NASA should have been the same thing but we signed that idiotic outer space treaty and forever eliminated the possibility of real profit from space. Why blaze a trail if you’re going to prevent anyone from following?


24 posted on 10/26/2010 5:35:24 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Bigtigermike

Oh Wow! You mean to tell me that the greatest invention of all, sliced white bread, was because of government incentives? What will they think of next, Joe?


25 posted on 10/26/2010 5:36:27 PM PDT by bushbuddy
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To: AmusedBystander
What prudent merchant will hazard his fortunes in any new branch of commerce when he knows not that his plans may be rendered unlawful before they can be executed?

James Madison
26 posted on 10/26/2010 5:36:48 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Bigtigermike
I'm confused, how much money did Thomas Edison get from the government to develop the phonograph or light bulb? What about Alexander Graham Bell and the telephone? Did the Wright Brothers have a government grant at Kitty Hawk?
27 posted on 10/26/2010 5:39:26 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Bigtigermike

Just responding to a government incentive, this guy is.

28 posted on 10/26/2010 5:43:41 PM PDT by Plutarch
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To: Bigtigermike

Defending anything ‘government ‘ is a real loser.


29 posted on 10/26/2010 5:44:21 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (the way to win this game is not to play)
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To: Bigtigermike

"Mr. Watson, come here, I need you to fill out an SF 424 Form!"


30 posted on 10/26/2010 5:45:18 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: ALPAPilot
Yes, Thomas Alva Edison, if he were alive today would be rolling over in his grave.

LOL!

31 posted on 10/26/2010 5:45:49 PM PDT by doc1019 (Martyrdom is a great thing, until it is your turn.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Elias Howe; Eli Whitney; Henry Ford; Alexander Graham Bell; Thomas Edison; Samuel Morse; the Wright Brothers; and countless others would disagree.


32 posted on 10/26/2010 5:45:51 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th
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To: Repeal The 17th

Penicillin, Insulin, hair dye! Nail polish! THe Wonder Bra.


33 posted on 10/26/2010 5:54:04 PM PDT by cajungirl
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To: GatorGirl

Caroline Bouvier Kennedy who couldn’t put together three coherent words in one sentence was the head of the VP search committee…Hence Joe Bite Me…Just remember these are the smartest people in the country…Bite Me’s IQ is higher than yours…


34 posted on 10/26/2010 5:54:43 PM PDT by mommab2003 (Stop these White House Chefs!!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Just when I think he can’t get any more stupid . . .


35 posted on 10/26/2010 5:56:05 PM PDT by Hoodat ( .For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.d)
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To: Bigtigermike

No transcontinental RR without gov subsidies for 35 years? Someone ought to educate him about John J. Hill and the Great Northern.


36 posted on 10/26/2010 6:01:12 PM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: GatorGirl

Never, ever let it be forgotten just HOW dense this buffoon is: 1988 campaign
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1j0FS0Z6ho&feature=related


37 posted on 10/26/2010 6:02:04 PM PDT by Psalm 144
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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38 posted on 10/26/2010 6:02:41 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Bigtigermike
“Every single great idea that has marked the 21st century, the 20th century and the 19th century has required government vision and government incentive,” he said. “In the middle of the Civil War you had a guy named Lincoln paying people $16,000 for every 40 miles of track they laid across the continental United States. … No private enterprise would have done that for another 35 years.”

Obviously, there were no railroads in the South until after the War of Northern Aggression began.


39 posted on 10/26/2010 6:03:15 PM PDT by Hoodat ( .For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.d)
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To: COBOL2Java

lmao!


40 posted on 10/26/2010 6:03:51 PM PDT by Hoodat ( .For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.d)
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To: Bigtigermike
"What a Maroon!" "Will ya get a load of this maroon." - Bugs Bunny.
41 posted on 10/26/2010 6:04:21 PM PDT by KMJames
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To: pepsionice

The first tea bags were made from hand-sewn silk muslin bags and I have found tea bag patents of this sort dating as early as 1903. First appearing commercially around 1904, tea bags were successfully marketed by tea and coffee shop merchant Thomas Sullivan of New York, who shipped his tea bags around the world. A machine was soon invented to replace the hand sewing of tea bags.

Also in 1904, iced tea was first reported to be served by Englishmen Richard Blechynden at the St. Louis Fair, however, there is evidence that the beverage was invented prior to that date.

Thomas Lipton incorporated the Lipton Tea Company in 1915. Lipton Tea patented a novel four-sided tea bag in 1952 called the flo-thru tea bag.

http://inventors.about.com/od/tstartinventions/ss/tea.htm

I didn’t see any gubbamint program involved.


42 posted on 10/26/2010 6:05:08 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: Bigtigermike

Biden must have met Jesus......the Bible says that Jesus made the dumb to speak, and that’s about the dumbest thing I’ve heard spoken in years.


43 posted on 10/26/2010 6:09:57 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Wanna learn humility? Become a Pittsburgh Pirates fan!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Reminds me of another Vice President mumbling about inventing the internet.

Although in that particular case the US government did play a vital role.


44 posted on 10/26/2010 6:15:17 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: COBOL2Java

LOL nice.


45 posted on 10/26/2010 6:19:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Hoodat
"Just when I think he can’t get any more stupid . . ."

What ever small amount of gray matter Joe was born with he probably destroyed by attending too many DC cocktail partys. He is a disgrace.

46 posted on 10/26/2010 6:21:54 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: ALPAPilot
Reardon steel personified.
47 posted on 10/26/2010 6:29:17 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: justsaynomore

And it wasn’t Federal government rewards that incentivized the railroads — it was promises of huge tracts of land by the States. On land ownership maps around here, there are still hundreds of small “remnant” tracts owned by the “BBB&C RR” all over the place...


48 posted on 10/26/2010 6:33:01 PM PDT by TXnMA (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! REPEAT San Jacinto!!)
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To: Bigtigermike
Here is what Biden is talking about. Train Wreck
49 posted on 10/26/2010 6:38:19 PM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: Bigtigermike

Smilin Joe Biden; the gift that keeps on giving.


50 posted on 10/26/2010 6:47:48 PM PDT by SuziQ
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