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Obama: "If youíve got a business -- you didnít build that. Somebody else made that happen."
whitehouse.gov ^ | July 13, 2012 | Barack Obama

Posted on 07/14/2012 3:17:41 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

Excerpt from the socialist-in-chief speech yesterday in Virginia:

"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."

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To: ottbmare
What a maroon. I have yet to see government do anything for small business except stand in its way and demand taxes and maddening regulatory compliance.

I've seen this type of crackpot thinking throughout the leftist blogosphere and among some hard left politicians.

You couldn't create a business and get rich without government infrastructure, without workers to hire without the military protecting you ---> therefore all your success is a product of the collective and none of it belongs to you.

There's one serious flaw in this argument. How come, if we all have the "blessings" of government, ...we all have roads, we all live among other people we can hire as workers, the military protects everyone etc. , why then isn't EVERYONE rich?

101 posted on 07/14/2012 4:32:20 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Because he never acomplished anything on his own initiative, he can’t conceive of anyone starting a business on his own and making a success. Everything Obama has accomplished has been with the help of the white man. Wm Ayers, George Soros to name two. Elite schools gave him a break and let him in even though he wasn’t qualified. Affirmative action got us Obama. I think it’s time to reassess affirmative action. We have made a horrible mistake. A color blind society that MLK envisioned has been replaced and Obama was elected precisely because he was black and the white libs wanted to prove they weren’t prejudiced. Now we have the most radical president in our nation’s history.


102 posted on 07/14/2012 4:32:30 PM PDT by sgfan1212
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
He read “Leviathan’ and got it wrong.
103 posted on 07/14/2012 4:33:53 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Crawdad; ProtectOurFreedom; I see my hands
Guys, TWO PERCENT.

Two percent is not enough to register a blip on a written test. It's certainly no where near passing. Furthermore, that two percent is nearly by accident. It's like he heard the Newton quote once. I give the 2% for the truth in the Newton quote, however malformed it is.

The other 98%, the part he's wrong, is because he attributes the Newton quote ("If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants") to government, not to the achievements of other historial humans.

Clarified?

104 posted on 07/14/2012 4:33:53 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Borg Zombies walk around groaning "Commmppuutteerrrrssss......Commmppuutteerrrrssss......")
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To: Lazamataz

He is 100% wrong. Public roads, utilities, etc., create an infrastructure with an equal opportunity to build a business but in no way does a business spontaneously arise from that infrastructure.


105 posted on 07/14/2012 4:34:45 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: jimbo123
obozo talks bullsheet, and the ignorant, the uninformed believe and clap. As for the rest of us, we KNOW he talks bullsheet, socialist/commuist/marxist style.

So, for every time you hear him open his mouth and say something, just yell out, “YOU LIE.”

106 posted on 07/14/2012 4:35:41 PM PDT by itssme
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To: CodeToad

See my 104, and I also think I mentioned your ‘spontanteous creation’ point.


107 posted on 07/14/2012 4:35:57 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Borg Zombies walk around groaning "Commmppuutteerrrrssss......Commmppuutteerrrrssss......")
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Oh really, Barry?

When my wife was pregnant with our second child, and I lost my 'secure' job with a big company, we decided to take the enormous risk of starting our own little business. When we went to Uncle Sam to ask for a micro loan to help us get started, they told us to get lost.

Five years later, we had half a dozen, highly paid, full time employees, and had achieved a solidly middle-class lifestyle.

Gee, Barry. How on earth did that happen? Well, I worked my tookis off for the first two years, all by myself, until we grew enough to afford a helper, then I kept on working my butt off, until I grew it big enough to call it a business, ya moron.

108 posted on 07/14/2012 4:37:23 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Aria
Can it get worse???? I’m afraid a second term would make his first term look conservative.

Yeah... and there are people right here on the FR that post that they would prefer 0dumbo over mittens.

I don't care who you are, that's stupid right there. Mittens is not my choice by a longshot - but damn sure he's a good bit better than the marxist.

109 posted on 07/14/2012 4:38:05 PM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: sgfan1212
Everything Obama has accomplished has been with the help of the white man. Wm Ayers, George Soros to name two. Elite schools gave him a break and let him in even though he wasn’t qualified. Affirmative action got us Obama.

This is his pathetic effort to rationalize the fact that he and his beard of a spouse have had the way paved for them by government programs that handicap the success of others. He and THe First Beard have jumped over others that were imminently more qualified. I would love to see their SAT scores and transcripts. I know they suck.

110 posted on 07/14/2012 4:38:48 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: BarnacleCenturion
"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.
111 posted on 07/14/2012 4:40:06 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Principled
Yeah... and there are people right here on the FR that post that they would prefer 0dumbo over mittens.

The Robespierre wing of the party.

112 posted on 07/14/2012 4:41:30 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Mr. Obama, did you earn your degree or did the government give that to you?


113 posted on 07/14/2012 4:42:06 PM PDT by cookcounty (Kagan and Sotomayor side with Joe Wilson: -------Obama DID lie!)
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To: Lazamataz

Yes, thanks.


114 posted on 07/14/2012 4:42:55 PM PDT by Crawdad
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To: Lazamataz
I think we've figured out Obama: He's waiting for all those jobs to spontanteously arise! hehe

I think he and Linus sit around at Halloween and wait for the Great Pumpkin.


115 posted on 07/14/2012 4:43:07 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: RedMDer
Most of the incandescent bulbs i bought over the years were made in Hungary.

They were marketed mostly by GE, Philips and Sylvania.

GE doesn't pay taxes, and Sylvania is really Osram Sylvania and that's part of Siemens. Then, there's Philips ~ one of those Anglo-Dutch things.

When it comes to lightbulb advertisements they show their Chinese bulbs.

The used to show their Chinese bulbs too.

I hope you didn't imagine there were American made incandescent lightbulbs.

116 posted on 07/14/2012 4:43:47 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: hcmama

The mittbots got the nomination for the guy most likely to lose to obama. They are projecting.


117 posted on 07/14/2012 4:45:10 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: SE Mom
Possibly his most outrageous statement as president.

This one ranks right up there, but, I think the pasture paddy goes to calling tax cuts for the rich is spending.

118 posted on 07/14/2012 4:45:55 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: JohnBrowdie

Romney is an idiot he should just keep is mouth shut let Obomination stand on his own.


119 posted on 07/14/2012 4:48:27 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: muawiyah

Go back to your fascinating discourse on imported light bulbs.


120 posted on 07/14/2012 4:48:56 PM PDT by hcmama
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