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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: BarnacleCenturion
His ilk talk like that in private and I can't believe he actually said that
in public. The Left is openly telling us their plans and nobody is listening
because it's so absurd, Yet the drones keep voting these totalitarians into office.

FUBO..

251 posted on 07/15/2012 1:55:51 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: BCR #226
You should understand the mindset this comes from. According to Obama and his
handlers they will tell you that the Gov provides the roads and your freedom to conduct business.
It is what they truly believe and they refuse to acknowledge any argument.
252 posted on 07/15/2012 2:02:03 AM PDT by MaxMax
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To: BarnacleCenturion

every job I ever had was a small or medium business.
1st. Worked at a full service gas station. My boss was there 7 days a week. Even Holidays. Took 1 week vacation a year.
2. Worked at a Office Supply Company. Boss and his wife was there six, sometimes seven, days a week. Hubby went on deliveries while wife took orders. They would take maybe a week vacation.
3. Work in a lumberyard. I dont even want to think about the hours the family who owns this company works.
Not one got help from taxpayers. They are/were built from the ground up by blood,sweat and tears.


253 posted on 07/15/2012 3:21:48 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

That’s the philosophy of a Marxist. That’s Obama’s background coming out for all to see. The wealthy don’t deserve their wealth, because they didn’t “create” anything.


254 posted on 07/15/2012 3:40:02 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Aria

I agree with you. By his actions, he is an authoritarian socialist dictator. A second term would be the first on steroids.


255 posted on 07/15/2012 4:04:48 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: F15Eagle
"Aye carumba."

Like the majority of small businesses, I have no employees http://www.census.gov/econ/smallbus.html and have no intention of hiring any.

We have absolutely no debt, live where we want to live and I drive the car I want to drive. My kid's education is all paid for and she has her "dream job". Our main household expenses include taxes and food and from what I can see, we eat a lot less food than the majority of Zero's voters. I have to say I'm now enjoying the luxury of not being horribly busy on nights and weekends in addition to normal working hours. I was AMT'd years before it became fashionable, and I'm not any more.

I certainly have no intention of trying to drum up any more business so I can pay even more in taxes while that doofus is still occupying the White House. As a white guy who works and pays taxes, I've already ended up paying for every stupid idea that Washington DC, state and local politicians have come up with for the last 40 years.

Are there a lot of unemployed young people around who can do my job nearly as well as I do? I doubt it, in fact I don't think there are any. I know many if not most of the people in the business and they're almost all geezers like I am.

Well, Atlas may have shrugged but he still needs to go out to the beach for his exercise this morning. Too bad I don't play golf like Zero does, I could spend even more time on that.

256 posted on 07/15/2012 4:17:36 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
In some ways, the stakes are even bigger now than they were in 2008, because what's at stake is not just two people or two political parties. What's at stake is a decision between two fundamentally different views about where we take the country right now. And the choice is up to you.

And there could not be any more truth than this from his speech. "Two fundamentally different views," note he is not saying anything about holding up the country to its Constitution! I watched part of this speech on C-SPAN and my mouth just hung open.

I do not understand how so many people can be bamboozled by him. I hope this is his last campaign and we have many more campaigns to come...as a Republic. But, read that section where he is laughing about 'campaigns'. It's weird..off, not quite right sounding.

Look at his speech and how he describes the American dream! Little vacation, little house, little..little ...little! Who the hell wants to dream little?

257 posted on 07/15/2012 4:40:52 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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To: stboz

I did use the word “relatively” because although it was approximately 20 years ago that “everybody” began using the internet, it really has been around in one form or another since something like the 60s, maybe even the 50s (I don’t recall). People on this thread have rightly pointed out it was university professors who wanted to share data and then the military with DARPA (which I wrongly placed in reverse order) who developed the earliest forms of the ‘net.


258 posted on 07/15/2012 4:41:21 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: tobyhill

But will(ard) he reply?


259 posted on 07/15/2012 4:43:00 AM PDT by golas1964 (Obama must be defeated in 2012)
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To: golas1964

Is Jim Robinson reading? It is a difference in kind, not degree.


260 posted on 07/15/2012 4:48:42 AM PDT by PAR
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To: MaxMax

The Government doesn’t provide freedom. The Constitution prohibits the Government from infringing upon freedom. He’s an idiot and has it backwards like most progressive thinkers. Oh, and my tax dollars, from my business and other businesses are what made those roads.

Obama can take a long walk off a short pier for all I care.


261 posted on 07/15/2012 4:57:53 AM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: Lazamataz
Borg Zombies walk around groaning “Commmppuutteerrrrssss......Commmppuutteerrrrssss

I'd hit on that(snorg!)

262 posted on 07/15/2012 5:00:11 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Aria

A second term would make liberals flee to Russia for relief.


263 posted on 07/15/2012 5:11:19 AM PDT by RipSawyer (Free healthcare is worth FAR LESS than it costs.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Why does this jack ass keep braying?


264 posted on 07/15/2012 5:33:01 AM PDT by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: funfan

Of course, the government creats NOTHING.


265 posted on 07/15/2012 5:55:23 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Jemian
“IIRC, the internet was developed by the military and then was further used by universities. It was only, relatively, recently that it was expanded to business and other uses.”

Yes, and the government, military or otherwise, couldn't have done anything without the money that funds them. That money came from taxes from the private sector. Wealth is not something that just ‘exists’, to be ‘equally distributed’. It takes human effort to create wealth from ideas and raw material. It used to be that in America anyone could expect to have a good shot at a piece of wealth if they came up with a good idea and worked hard. Now, we have obscured that connection, and it is threatening the very soul of the nation.

266 posted on 07/15/2012 5:56:35 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: BarnacleCenturion

To Obaba:

You got to be President, but you didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.


267 posted on 07/15/2012 6:00:05 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Difference #101 ... romney would never say nor believe this.


268 posted on 07/15/2012 6:03:00 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
""If you’ve got a business -- you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen."

I just texted my boss that line. I suppose his blood sweat and tears of building his practice to what it has become over the past 20 years, including 2 am emergencies, was someone else's doing.

269 posted on 07/15/2012 6:03:30 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: MaxMax
” According to Obama and his
handlers they will tell you that the Gov provides the roads and your freedom to conduct business.
It is what they truly believe and they refuse to acknowledge any argument.”

They believe in an all powerful government, in part, because government is what makes them important. You will find many more narcissistic personalities among politicians on the left. Obama and his ilk don't think of themselves as government servants. They think of themselves as messiahs.

270 posted on 07/15/2012 6:05:35 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Jemian

Close, it was developed FOR the military BY the universities.


271 posted on 07/15/2012 6:28:39 AM PDT by RainMan (Jesus, please return soon.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

With commies, there’s always an excuse not to give credit where credit is due.


272 posted on 07/15/2012 6:36:32 AM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: Thumper1960

Here, get a clue yourself. Personal attacks are discouraged at FR. Certainly not going to blow my brains out for you ~ I’d just guess that some time this afternoon you may need to find somewhere else to go threaten people.


273 posted on 07/15/2012 7:04:33 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Jemian

The internet does pretty much what the telegraph did ~ for the operators! Sure, they dispatched messages ~ but they also gossiped among themselves. It’s only gotten better ~


274 posted on 07/15/2012 7:10:04 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: MaxMax

here’s the problem in this election ~ the drones as you call them will continue to vote for obama.


275 posted on 07/15/2012 7:13:04 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: BarnacleCenturion

These naked marxist can’t even hide behind themselves. Just as Maxine Waters admitted that their goal was to nationalize the oil industry.

Marxism just oozes out of’em.


276 posted on 07/15/2012 7:20:02 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: BarnacleCenturion
If you went to Harvard, the Saudi Arabia paid for it.
277 posted on 07/15/2012 7:23:28 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

If you have food stamps, a working American paid for it.


278 posted on 07/15/2012 7:24:17 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Aria

It’s beyond comprehension that this man is in charge of anything


I think the main reason is Affirmative Action policies.
The government can not, and will not, owe up to creating a horrible unintended consequences. The same unintended consequences that yeilded us a bad case of B.O.
They have created a monster. If you think bad thoughts about him (obviously racist thoughts) he will wish you into the corn field.


279 posted on 07/15/2012 7:38:18 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: MaxMax

Every red cent the government has, and any building road or anything else it has ever built, came from innovation and wealth created by the private sector.


280 posted on 07/15/2012 7:50:31 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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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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