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Obama channels Elizabeth Warren
Hot Air ^ | July 14,2012 | JAZZ SHAW

Posted on 07/14/2012 1:10:53 PM PDT by Hojczyk

The basic message here is that the President just wants to help. Times are tough and employers are having a hard time creating jobs. (::: cough ::: regulations ::: cough :::) But if you happen to be a business owner, the President wishes you the best. His help and good wishes, however, come with one small caveat… just remember that you didn’t build that business, so don’t get too cocky.

OBAMA

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. (Applause.)

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.

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1 posted on 07/14/2012 1:10:57 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

This might be the all-time awful Obama quote, outright mocking the hard work and intelligence of business people and job creators, saying they did NOT create their businesses.

This needs to be all over TV.

Just...wow.


2 posted on 07/14/2012 1:19:18 PM PDT by GOPrincess
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To: Hojczyk

He’d give government credit when a bear craps in the woods.


3 posted on 07/14/2012 1:19:18 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: Hojczyk

This might be the all-time awful Obama quote, outright mocking the hard work and intelligence of business people and job creators, saying they did NOT create their businesses.

This needs to be all over TV.

Just...wow.


4 posted on 07/14/2012 1:19:40 PM PDT by GOPrincess
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To: Hojczyk
If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.

Drudge, Romney etc better jump all over that statement. That's pure marxism.
5 posted on 07/14/2012 1:27:55 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: Da Bilge Troll
He’d give government credit when a bear craps in the woods.

Well, zero made the woods possible /s

6 posted on 07/14/2012 1:30:26 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Hojczyk

Sure. Someone with genious, persistance, and ingenuity invented electricity and the telephone so al gore could invent the internet so someone would learn how to take their G-d given talent and turn it into a few bucks instead of going on welfare.
Must be a racket that G-d given talent thing. Might even fall under RICO.


7 posted on 07/14/2012 1:34:26 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

Duh. genius.


8 posted on 07/14/2012 1:36:00 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: paul51
he made the crap happen .... especially the bullcrap
9 posted on 07/14/2012 1:39:18 PM PDT by sofaman (An enemy generally says and believes what he wishes. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Hojczyk
Obama channels Elizabeth Warren

He's calling himself an American Indian now?

10 posted on 07/14/2012 1:40:22 PM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: Hojczyk

Obama actually made this statement? Hard to believe that he is sooooooo stupid. Where is the Democrat party leadership? Why are they allowing this imbecile to represent them?


11 posted on 07/14/2012 1:41:21 PM PDT by abclily
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To: Hojczyk
Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive.

This is kinda like affirmative action for the rich!

12 posted on 07/14/2012 1:41:21 PM PDT by immadashell
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To: STARWISE; hoosiermama; Dog; Miss Didi; holdonnow; onyx; maggief
You know- it's hard to come up with the greatest of all time WORST things this president has said- but we have something here that is in a category ALL BY ITSELF. This is simply beyond anything.

Read it and think of the people you know who have a business. Imagine telling this to them:

If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.

- Barack Obama July 14, 2012

13 posted on 07/14/2012 1:48:03 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

GOOD to see you, darling SE Mom!
The Marxist makes me sick!


14 posted on 07/14/2012 1:51:47 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY- IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Hojczyk
If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help.

Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.


So unless someone helps you, you will never be successful. Unless you get a government grant, you can't start a business? That is an utter crock. For generations people have toiled, scrimped and saved to build businesses, all the while paying taxes on their earnings to fund the very roads and bridges they drove or walked over to get to work.

The difference then was, they didn't need government help --- only for government to stay out of the way! Today, government won't leave them alone.

Romney had better run ads with this. Obama seems to think businesses don't pay property taxes. One more example that he never spent any time in the private sector...to Obama, government is the hub of life.
15 posted on 07/14/2012 1:57:00 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: SE Mom

So whenever someone sells a business the money should go to the government.


16 posted on 07/14/2012 2:06:08 PM PDT by bukkdems (Polygamy is the essential ingredient of Islamic evil.)
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To: Hojczyk

I went in the local library yesterday to send a fax. The leftist librarian had a poster of Elizabeth Warren on the wall, and a large selection of leftist anti-American books prominently displayed. My tax dollars at work. I plan to contact the library board, but I know it won’t do any good, and just label me a “trouble-maker”.


17 posted on 07/14/2012 2:08:23 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Hojczyk

I posted the quote on FB to help spread the word of this man’s insanity.


18 posted on 07/14/2012 2:21:34 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Hojczyk

The Kenyan Marxist was just echoing communist/socialist dogma that contends no individual is really important, it’s all about the collective. The concept of individual ambition and achievement is toxic to communists like Obama. This statement proves it.


19 posted on 07/14/2012 2:24:56 PM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: Hojczyk

Only those completely ignorant of success - those who have zero initiative - would believe this and Obama is hoping there are more of them every day.

My husband created two successful business with no help from anyone - including the government.


20 posted on 07/14/2012 2:25:35 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Hojczyk

Barry and the Progessives want to morph the promise of the American Dream into the American Nightmare, i.e. equality of outcome. This is code for redistribution of wealth.


21 posted on 07/14/2012 2:27:02 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: onyx

You too!

The thing is I STILL don’t know if he will truly grasp the outrage this kind of remark engenders- someone will have to explain it to him and even then- he simply is incapable of understanding what it means to be an INDIVIDUAL in America or what it means to have an idea and turn it into something real- a business.


22 posted on 07/14/2012 2:27:59 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Hojczyk

Barry and the Progessives want to morph the promise of the American Dream into the American Nightmare, i.e. equality of outcome. This is code for redistribution of wealth.


23 posted on 07/14/2012 2:29:57 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: LostInBayport

What about the businesses who did have to build their own roads, extend the water, sewer, power, phone to their project sites? Not to mention pay all of the permit costs!

I do think that if he looked at industrial age of America those people, Ford, Rockefeller, Carnegy all pretty much did it themselves. They had the vision and resources to do it. But because they didn’t drive nails, rivets or work the line they wouldn’t and shouldn’t get any return on their genius and investment!

Delve


24 posted on 07/14/2012 2:40:08 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: Hojczyk

Those evil wealthy business men you love to bash, Barry, each give more back to the nation and their communities than your entire Administration and the entire Democrat Congressional Committee combined.


25 posted on 07/14/2012 2:43:45 PM PDT by Sudetenland (Member of the BBB Club - Bye-Bye-Barry!!! President Barack "Down Low" Obama)
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26 posted on 07/14/2012 2:44:05 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Hojczyk

The hole wants to ‘take it back’ by force with his newly hired 16.5 k IRS agents equipped with an arsenal of new weapons, arcane and unknowable administrative rules, and new ways to violate the 4th amendment.
FUBO!


27 posted on 07/14/2012 2:58:11 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: Hojczyk

He has an intuitive grasp of the obvious.


28 posted on 07/14/2012 3:15:21 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Hojczyk

Any business owner who gives this Communist a dime of campaign funds is a self-loathing imbecile who does not merit my business. If he didn’t build it, he doesn’t deserve my money.


29 posted on 07/14/2012 3:55:24 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

Good point. We should pay attention to 0’s donor list. Interesting reading - especially since a lot has been coming out about how he has been rewarding his supporters.


30 posted on 07/14/2012 4:04:17 PM PDT by Bookwoman ("...and I am unanimous in this...")
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To: ozzymandus

The squeeking wheel gets the oil...Stand up and squeeeeek. That’s how liberals get in control. DO not give them the control.

A public funded library should not show any sign of being on one side or the other. You don’t even need to state you opinion, just threaten to take them to court, if you don’t see a change.....No BIAS in the local publicly funded library!


31 posted on 07/14/2012 4:53:50 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: GOPrincess

This guy is amazing! He doesn’t “get it” on so many levels! “If you built a business, well you didn’t do it all, someone built a road you needed.” Well, duh. Building roads and bridges and providing security through armed forces are legitimate constitutional duties of government. Exactly what conservatives say. You do your job, stay out of ours. Hold down the regulations and don’t tell us what to do. And don’t spend our money on wasteful government programs, i.e, welfare, obamacare, NPR, foreign aid, and on and on.

An amazing quote from a guy who’s only accomplishment is to win elections by tearing down the opposition. Jack Ryan, Hillary, McCain and now Romney. Never runs on his accomplishments (none) only on vague stuff like hope and change. I am baffled that anyone plans to vote for him.

I have a question. When Reagan ran again, in 84, a lot of people voted for him for the first time, because of his record. Is there anyone in America who is saying to themselves, “I didn’t vote for Obama in 08, but now that I’ve seen him operate and do the great job he has done, I’ve decided to vote for him this time?”
Who could make a decision like that?


32 posted on 07/14/2012 4:54:06 PM PDT by JohnEBoy
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To: GOPrincess

This guy is amazing! He doesn’t “get it” on so many levels! “If you built a business, well you didn’t do it all, someone built a road you needed.” Well, duh. Building roads and bridges and providing security through armed forces are legitimate constitutional duties of government. Exactly what conservatives say. You do your job, stay out of ours. Hold down the regulations and don’t tell us what to do. And don’t spend our money on wasteful government programs, i.e, welfare, obamacare, NPR, foreign aid, and on and on.

An amazing quote from a guy who’s only accomplishment is to win elections by tearing down the opposition. Jack Ryan, Hillary, McCain and now Romney. Never runs on his accomplishments (none) only on vague stuff like hope and change. I am baffled that anyone plans to vote for him.

I have a question. When Reagan ran again, in 84, a lot of people voted for him for the first time, because of his record. Is there anyone in America who is saying to themselves, “I didn’t vote for Obama in 08, but now that I’ve seen him operate and do the great job he has done, I’ve decided to vote for him this time?”
Who could make a decision like that?


33 posted on 07/14/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by JohnEBoy
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To: JohnEBoy

They all learn this carp at the ivy league schools..


34 posted on 07/14/2012 5:52:16 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: SE Mom

Rush is going to have a field day with this one. So nice to see you and the gang, Mom! :)


35 posted on 07/14/2012 6:49:42 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("After all...tomorrow is another day." Scarlett O'Hara, Gone with the Wind)
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To: musicman

Why do all feminists have scary clenched teeth?


36 posted on 07/14/2012 9:01:24 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: MrChips; musicman
Why do all feminists have scary clenched teeth?

From biting back their hate.

You hear what comes out of their mouths. Imagine what their clenched teeth are keeping in.

37 posted on 07/15/2012 11:22:44 AM PDT by ShorelineMike (Constituo, ergo sum.)
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To: ShorelineMike; MrChips

38 posted on 07/15/2012 11:37:44 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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