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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."

(Excerpt) Read more at whitehouse.gov ...


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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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To: BarnacleCenturion
said the boy not smart enough to understand the business model of a lemonade stand...
151 posted on 07/14/2012 5:26:43 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The mainstream media needs to be overhelmingly challenged about telling the people the truth about Obama’s Communist connection. Speak up now.

For those of you attending tea party meetings it’s time to raise hell over Obama’s hidden Communist philosophy. You have a tea party forum, use it.


152 posted on 07/14/2012 5:28:27 PM PDT by Enough is ENOUGH (It's getting worse every day. Fight it now! Use your first amendment rights to expose the truth.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Who cares what this constant student/community organizer/professional politician thinks. Or says. Everything he says has a political purpose. This was meant for public consumption. The problem for Obama is that he's never really done an honest days work in his life. The only times he's ever broken sweat were on election eves. The only reason he's saying these things is because his opponent is a serious man who made a fortune in business while he himself has always been a hired hand, always at the public teat. His opponent managed an Olympics while he couldn't get it for his own city (the violent crime and urban blight apparently weren't selling points); his opponent governed a state (Massachusetts, ugh, but your go where the jobs are ...) while he stayed in successive offices achieved by questionable means, and for about 15 minutes each time; and so forth and so on; so he's suggesting by enthymeme that all of these things, ordinarily considered to be hallmarks of success in America--particularly in this venue--were actually not earned but given to his opponent by others. And yes, all of this will be on the final exam in November.
153 posted on 07/14/2012 5:29:10 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: ottbmare

I used the first version of the internet. We used to send crude “emails” but they went to a printer. Later on they went to a screen. You had to have the printer ID or screen ID to send and everyone could read the messages.


154 posted on 07/14/2012 5:31:29 PM PDT by USAF80
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To: tumblindice
"If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen."

Did government create my clients too, douchebag?

155 posted on 07/14/2012 5:32:43 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (Ironic, considering goobermint is one of my few non-clients...)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The original internet was DARPANET, a DOD invention. So if a company is solely an internet based company then to some degree the bastard is correct. However, the US citizen paid for that R&D a long tome ago so what difference does it make?


156 posted on 07/14/2012 5:33:23 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: muawiyah

Oh I have no doubt he’s a moron..if he was some sort of genius we would have gotten those college transcripts released a LONG time ago. I could beat Obama in a debate without even trying, it would be SO easy! Without a teleprompter Obama can’t put a complete sentence together..but getting back to what Obama said here, this is does actually believe..he was raised to believe that only Govt can take care of you, that people are useless without the Govt


157 posted on 07/14/2012 5:35:10 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Seig heil! Buckwheat.

Bet you a box of doughnuts that at least the dog walks away from bunker this time.

Blud & boden, Buckwheat.


158 posted on 07/14/2012 5:36:24 PM PDT by sergeantdave (Public unions exist to protect the unions from the taxpaying public)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Why would anyone be surprised at this statement - the man is a GD Communist fer Crissakes!

But he’ll settle for socialism....


159 posted on 07/14/2012 5:42:16 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

He is the poster SOB for AA. Sad as I knew many an outstanding black soldier from officer to NCO who damn sure did the toughest combat jobs-yet, they never played the race card even if shot 7 times across the arms and shoulders with an AK auto burst.


160 posted on 07/14/2012 5:47:30 PM PDT by Lumper20
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