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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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To: muawiyah

Go back to your fascinating discourse on imported light bulbs.


121 posted on 07/14/2012 4:49:15 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: Principled

They are both baby killing marxists. A choice between evil and evil always comes up bad.


122 posted on 07/14/2012 4:50:03 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Incredibly stupid, malevolent man.


123 posted on 07/14/2012 4:50:28 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Good Gawd, how they hell could y’all have elected such a clueless asshat.


124 posted on 07/14/2012 4:50:50 PM PDT by WP Lonestar (No matter where you go, there you are)
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To: hcmama
BTW, we consider you GOP-e types to be undifferentiated from Robespierre if you want to get down to brass tacks. First you kill Danton, then you kill everybody else.

You've been caught in your own field of gore.

125 posted on 07/14/2012 4:51:55 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Lazamataz
"Clarified?"

What the Heck, why not? :)


126 posted on 07/14/2012 4:52:44 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: muawiyah

If you hurry, you can post 20 of the last 25 posts. Go for it.


127 posted on 07/14/2012 4:54:24 PM PDT by Crawdad
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To: hcmama
Caught you losing it ~ you posted twice.

How about if I say "Your momma". Does that tighten the old sphincter a tad?

Try this one, a vote for Romney is a vote for Obama because it displaces somebody who could actually win.

You people have destroyed America.

128 posted on 07/14/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Some truth to this. No one is an island. But that isn’t the path they are taking. They are trying to say you don’t own the profits, the State does.


129 posted on 07/14/2012 4:54:58 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: muawiyah

I don’t usually respond to replies when trying to work on the ‘Thon. The point is that Democrats do outsource. So, let’s defeat them.


130 posted on 07/14/2012 4:55:10 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: F15Eagle

definately time to drug test this bufoon


131 posted on 07/14/2012 4:57:12 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: nolongerademocrat
Have you seen his eyes lately? He’s riding the crazy train.

LOL...your post reminded me of that .gif of crazy Cynthia McKinney...the one with her eyes twirling around and around.

Is that racist?

132 posted on 07/14/2012 4:57:24 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

NOW I see why Obama doesn’t want to release his college transcripts..dude is seriously dumber than a bucket of rocks..I see that his mamma the Communist taught him well, all Communists think that Govt is the only thing that can take care of them


133 posted on 07/14/2012 4:57:28 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: All
Keep FR Running
Counter the MSM spin

134 posted on 07/14/2012 4:58:33 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
A little more from that idiotic site:
"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.... That’s how we created the middle class."

Somebody else = government
We = Government

135 posted on 07/14/2012 4:58:48 PM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric Cartman voice* 'I love you, guys')
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To: F15Eagle

Guy is an idiot


136 posted on 07/14/2012 4:59:02 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: Jane Long; All
Is it like this? LOL!

137 posted on 07/14/2012 5:01:05 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.

So my tiny business, that I have put my own money into and have not taken a single paycheck for the thousands of hours I have worked on it... Someone else did all that?

Really?

Then what the heck was I doing, sitting back and eating bonbons?

There are some people who are so far divorced from reality that you simply can not talk to them. They babble about the skittle pooping unicorns and you can't persuade them that what they are looking at are actually mules and what is coming out is not skittles.

Reminds me of the guy who asked me why we still needed oil when we could make wood gassifiers and use free scraps from the lumber yards for fuel.

Trying to explain to him that the "free scraps" were the result of the lumber yard using oil went right over his head.

138 posted on 07/14/2012 5:01:15 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Dragons don't have friends. The nearest they can get to the idea is an enemy who is still alive.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I have so HAD IT with the stupid socialist bullsh!t this fecking moron comes out with. So tell me genius, give me an example of say, who other than Walt Disney created Walt Disney Productions? Who other than Bill Gates created MicroSoft? God this punk ass needs a knuckle sandwich in the worst way!


139 posted on 07/14/2012 5:03:17 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

moron


140 posted on 07/14/2012 5:06:07 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: YankeeReb
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?

Great point, although he answers it, somewhat, in his speech:

"The point is, is that when we succeed, we succeed because of our individual initiative, but also because we do things together."

So he's not such an absolutist that he doesn't admit that individual initiative is a factor in success. It's just that he doesn't see it as the decisive factor. But even this more nuanced position lets him crack the door open wide enough to slip in all his socialist/statist BS.

141 posted on 07/14/2012 5:06:41 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Been tellin' you this dude is stupid ~ and yet we continue to have folks on FR who want us to believe he's a sort of master schemer.

HE'S STUPID

142 posted on 07/14/2012 5:07:10 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BarnacleCenturion

WHAT.....A.....PIG!!!


143 posted on 07/14/2012 5:08:31 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: cripplecreek

This is said by a know-it-all narscissist who never even set foot inside a lemonade stand.


144 posted on 07/14/2012 5:11:25 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: RedMDer

Yep...that’s the one!!


145 posted on 07/14/2012 5:14:51 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Stepan12

Yeah I think Romney wants to win!
Not sure what McCain wanted but winning in 2008 didn’t seem to be it!


146 posted on 07/14/2012 5:17:46 PM PDT by Reily
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Why is a campaign speech posted on a taxpayer-funded federal government website?


147 posted on 07/14/2012 5:20:37 PM PDT by caper gal 1
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Why is a campaign speech posted on a taxpayer-funded federal government website?


148 posted on 07/14/2012 5:20:57 PM PDT by caper gal 1
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Well, that removes any remaining doubts (as if there were any) about Barry being a communist. It can’t get any clearer than that.


149 posted on 07/14/2012 5:20:57 PM PDT by hollywood (Stay on topic, please.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

They are our enemies from within.


150 posted on 07/14/2012 5:26:27 PM PDT by Lumper20
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