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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: I see my hands
If no one harnessed electricity then we'd harness it now.

And the government loonies would deem it unsafe and environmentally unfriendly.

281 posted on 07/15/2012 8:20:11 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The obvious problem with the prog/commie/left is their end game is not about helping people or actually solving real problems.
They will say, or do, anything to advance or preserve their positions of power.
They make up $@%! all day long.
Global warming, green energy, green jobs, Solar Manufacturers, electric cars,gay pride, gay marriage,fairness,redistribution rights,USC as a living breathng document,limited government acutally means unlimited government, reason to confiscate guns,Spending trillions of dollars today will save us 5-10 years from now,
endless on and on.......
One could present the most reasonable argument for the private sector or limited government, or name it, and it doesn’t matter because they will make up flawed arguments and failed solutions again and again. As if they are proven winners.


282 posted on 07/15/2012 8:37:23 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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283 posted on 07/15/2012 8:44:57 AM PDT by PMAS
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King Jerk-A-Boo outsourced his cocaine supply.....







284 posted on 07/15/2012 9:28:14 AM PDT by devolve (-------------- ------- now_there_will_be_blood----------- ---------------------)
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King Jerk-A-Boo outsourced his cocaine supply.....







285 posted on 07/15/2012 9:28:52 AM PDT by devolve (-------------- ------- now_there_will_be_blood----------- ---------------------)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I have a small business, in addition to my full-time job. My wages put me just about in the range Obama considers “wealthy” and thus subject to tax increases.

I live in a small one-bedroom apartment, I work an 80 hour week, my small business is in independent theatre and film production so, ironically, I have over the years employed many, many liberal folks. I do it because I enjoy it, and because I enjoy doing it right — paying people for their work, making sure the business is adequately insured, etc. It costs a lot, and those costs are now going through the roof and making it difficult to continue.

I have worked LIKE A DOG for what I have. And I’m going to have to stop because my costs are going through the roof and because I’m going to get slammed by a tax increase if this idiot has his way.

Bite me, Mr. President.


286 posted on 07/15/2012 9:39:13 AM PDT by alphadoggie
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To: cripplecreek

:: He worked for the Purple gang during prohibition. ::

Albion branch? They had a warehouse down by the Kzoo river behind downtown. My neighbor, masoner by trade, bought it from them after the repeal.

The last known member resided above the downtown area while I was growing up in the 70s. I’d always see him walking downtown, headed for the Colonial Cafe. Dangling a cigarette and wearing the signature black fedora with the purple band. He passed on about 20 years ago, IIRC.


287 posted on 07/15/2012 9:53:22 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: alphadoggie

Ultimately its all about who has the power to decide how resources are allocated, the government or the market. As soon as taxes are increased dramatically, it will become quickly apparent that the economy will be devastated. Obama (or insert your favorite progressive) will then issue “waivers” for who the government deems worthy. Just as it quickly became apparent that Obamacare was unworkable in the real world and Obama was forced to issue a multitude of waivers. When winners and losers are selected based on political whim rather than the discipline of the market, we all lose and we will eventually become a third rate power - which suits Obama just fine. Preaching to the choir, but for further info, read Hayek’s “The Road to Surfdom”


288 posted on 07/15/2012 10:25:05 AM PDT by PAR
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To: BluH2o

No, damn, all these years of working 16 hour days and now to know I didn’t have to because someone else was building my business.

I didn’t have to worry about banking, cash flow, accounts receivable, getting the bills paid on time, taxes, payroll, OSHA reporting, recruiting, clients, contracts, insurance.... none of that because I didn’t build my business. Someone else did and all I got was the benefit.

I have hated this guy for as long as I’ve been aware of him. Now I resent him.


289 posted on 07/15/2012 10:37:08 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average, they voted for oblabla.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

My grandfather worked in Detroit. He was a diver who went under the hulls of boats to release barrels attached to smuggle across the river. I’m assuming he did some driving as well.


290 posted on 07/15/2012 10:52:11 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Well, let’s see. I decided I wanted to be a Veterinarian way back when I was little more than a toddler. Although I received continued discouragement all along the way because I was a girl and girls were supposed to be nurses, not Doctors, I held to my goal relentlessly.

I worked hard to make good grades, and took the advanced math and science classes. I took a military scholarship with its attendant service commitment to finish college. I worked as many as FOUR jobs at a time to start and build my clinic out of NOTHING -— just a box of vaccine on the tailgate of my pick-up truck. I saved every penny, pinched every penny, invested every nickle and dime I managed to scrape together, and created a whole new personal meaning for delayed gratification.

And I am NOT alone. I know so many business owners who persevered against amazing odds to eek out their little niche in the business world and become successful by the sweat of their brow, the calluses on their hands, and their sheer determination to never, ever give up.

Now I understand that no man is an island, but give me a break. If this President thinks that the nanny state Government is responsible for the successful small businesses, created by individuals who turned dreams into reality with their bare hands, that make our Country the greatest nation in the world -— well, then he’s more delusional and out of touch than even *I* thought he was, if that is possible.


291 posted on 07/15/2012 1:25:47 PM PDT by LTC.Ret (You'd think I would know better than to volunteer!!! www.sendmetocongress.us)
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Click the link. The Republic you save may be your own.

292 posted on 07/15/2012 4:16:20 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: Copenhagen Smile

What an absurd statement..He thinks that Govt is to be credited for a well run Business’s Success??!!

What Branch of Govt under Obama’s controll has Made a profit???
The Last Govt Outlet to run in the Black was the US Post Office and that was years ago the Govt is a Giant Leach on the Taxpayers Wallet...

What a Lying Blowhard this Commie Rats IS!!!!


293 posted on 07/15/2012 5:02:37 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: Copenhagen Smile

What an absurd statement..He thinks that Govt is to be credited for a well run Business’s Success??!!

What Branch of Govt under Obama’s controll has Made a profit???
The Last Govt Outlet to run in the Black was the US Post Office and that was years ago the Govt is a Giant Leach on the Taxpayers Wallet...

What a Lying Blowhard this Commie Rats IS!!!!


294 posted on 07/15/2012 5:02:50 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“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.

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.”

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/07/13/remarks-president-campaign-event-roanoke-virginia


Apple Computer would not be in business today if it were not fot the efforts of two individuals working long,
long hours in their garage with out pay to bring their visions to market.

And even if they had paid employee’s to assist them their only partially responsible since they were paid for and directed
in their efforts.

LIBERALS.... Always in the way when your trying to accomplish something,
and there to take the credit when you accomplish things in spite of them.


295 posted on 07/15/2012 5:29:54 PM PDT by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: rockinqsranch
"Since the very beginning of our Nation the most consistant enemy has been the Democrats."

Great point, though I would amend it to include "progressives." I know Glenn Beck goes a little too far sometimes equating Republicans and Democrats, but he is dead on the money identifying progressivism in both parties as the source of our problems.

296 posted on 07/15/2012 5:55:21 PM PDT by noiseman (The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Obama subscribes to it takes a village to raise a business school of thought. Solyndra is a product of his it takes a village mindset.


297 posted on 07/15/2012 6:02:20 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: BarnacleCenturion

What else would you expect from a community agitator?


298 posted on 07/15/2012 6:14:59 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (OBAMATAX is bad for your healthcare and bad for America.)
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To: muawiyah
"I hope you didn't imagine there were American made incandescent lightbulbs."

Not SO!
GE made incandescent light bulbs in Winchester Virginia.

Obama Closes Last US Light Bulb Factory Jobs Go to Mexico
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8Ilk1Tlfj8

Many Other company's still make incandescent light bulbs in the U.S.A.

http://www.aerolights.com/index.html

Aero-Tech Light Bulb Co. is the only manufacturer of 20,000 hour rated, long-life incandescent bulbs left in America today. We believe that “Made-in the-USA” is the gold standard for consistent quality in manufacturing.

http://www.amazon.com/Incandescent-Light-Bulb-Hours-Clear/dp/B000273TFO

299 posted on 07/15/2012 6:24:21 PM PDT by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Yet another statement from the Fascist-In-Chief encouraging jealousy, envy and discontent.


300 posted on 07/15/2012 7:15:03 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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