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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: raccoonnookkeeper
No, citizen, you have it all wrong. Failure is caused by greedy businessmen, probably like you. Those unwilling to submit, I mean unwilling to work for the common good, yeah, that's it.

Perhaps a few years at a re-education camp are in your future.

51 posted on 07/14/2012 3:43:28 PM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Obama says...

Your success is on the back of others...

Your success is not you own...

Your success is at the expense of others...

Your success has disadvantaged others...

FUBO

52 posted on 07/14/2012 3:43:58 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

You have to hate everything the LIAR in chief has to say.


53 posted on 07/14/2012 3:44:03 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: F15Eagle

Obama’s quote should be part of a Romney ad: Obama’s attitude towards business.


54 posted on 07/14/2012 3:44:31 PM PDT by Don@VB (Power Corrupts)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
OK, I'll sit here and wait until Obama gives me a Business.

I think “Business” is Obamaspeak for Disability, Unemployment, Food Stamps and Welfare.

If that's the case, Obama is a combination of Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Donald Trump.

55 posted on 07/14/2012 3:44:41 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (The only Fair Tax is a Flat Tax. Anything else is Indentured Servitude of the Successful.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I wish 0bama’s life depended on his ability to build a business.


56 posted on 07/14/2012 3:45:09 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (The patient is bleeding to death! Apply more leeches!)
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57 posted on 07/14/2012 3:45:27 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: omega4179
Is this a satire article?

That was my thought exactly and I paged back up to see if this was a John Semmens semi-news article. But no, our economically and fiscally illiterate president really said that. The man is an utter fool as well as a liar.

58 posted on 07/14/2012 3:46:59 PM PDT by SFConservative
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To: Copenhagen Smile

I saw a Buck Ofama bumper sticker on a truck today. Was that you?


59 posted on 07/14/2012 3:48:26 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Gabrial
These latest quotes from O show the following humor is not exaggerated at all. In fact it might be an understatement... NK and USA Leaders
60 posted on 07/14/2012 3:50:01 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American that a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
He's so full of it, it's surprising he can breathe. The problem is...people just believe whatever the guy says.
61 posted on 07/14/2012 3:50:23 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Aria
That's why Zero must go!
As bad as Romney is and he is bad he is preferable to Zero.
Without the constraint of a reelection you have hit the nail on the head; Zero's 2nd term will make the first term look conservative. Even with a GOP Congress s restraining him, he will always be able to one double down and dare them to impeach and remove him! And we all know that will not happen! You might get a bill of impeachment like it was down with Slick but I doubt it. The reasons is obvious you are NOT going to get 60 votes in the Senate to remove him! So why do it! Romney can be restrained by a desire for a 2nd term. Also I doubt if anyone has the stomach for another House session where the best you can get is mark Zero with a "Scarlett I". Take Zero's law license there is nothing to take its already been taken!

Romney to me is a Romneyan, he has no ideology other then himself which to me is bad enough. (This tells me he is just walking talking pillar of personal ambition!) However I think we can work with that! Use his desire to be a success meaning a 2nd term to force him down a conservative path. It won't be perfect but few things are.
62 posted on 07/14/2012 3:50:55 PM PDT by Reily
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’ll take, “Ready to implode”, for $1,000, Alex.


63 posted on 07/14/2012 3:51:04 PM PDT by JPG (Whatever semantics are used, it is still a TAX.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

He sounds like Elizabeth “Pow Wow Chow” Warren

Same talking points

This really is the USSA


64 posted on 07/14/2012 3:52:12 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

One of the jobs my great grandfather had was in spite of government. He worked for the Purple gang during prohibition.

My other great grandfather started as a surveyor for a company hanging the first long distance phone and power lines across Michigan’s upper peninsula. When he reached the end of the line he went back to where he started and went to work as a lineman. Lineman / electrician is what he did for the rest of his life.


65 posted on 07/14/2012 3:52:53 PM 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

No surprise, Obama is a fascist.He will establish a totalitarian government if he can. He is well on his way.

Good read:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


66 posted on 07/14/2012 3:55:18 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: JPG
Ah, so that's why my last two start-ups ran out of money, we shoulda waited for the government to give a a full fledged business.

It's all so clear, now!

Thanks Obama!

67 posted on 07/14/2012 3:56:26 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1270 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Obama is an outright moron on a good day - he’s got the IQ of an earthworm. I’ve got a boat load of relatives who came to America and built their own businesss all by themselves.


68 posted on 07/14/2012 3:58:34 PM PDT by GreatRoad (O < 0)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The way socialists see things, nobody ever did anything for themselves. Which is technically true. Unless you live in the wilderness of course. But using their devious logic, since people who live in societies rely on others, whatever you own belongs to everybody else. So if you worked hard, saved, invested, and found yourself after a long period of deferred gratification, with a million bucks or so, you really don’t own it. Because you couldn’t have done it without the help of other people. So let Big Government take care of that “unearned” dough you accumulated...we’ll redistribute it (Obama’s own words) to the right people...you awful capitalist pig you.


69 posted on 07/14/2012 4:00:53 PM PDT by driftless2
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To: AlmaKing

Sadly, no. I don’t have a truck right now.


70 posted on 07/14/2012 4:03:16 PM PDT by Copenhagen Smile (Ask me no questions, I"ll tell you no lies)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

These are the words of a man who’s never built something, never taken a risk, never sweated having to make a payroll in his life. I lost a long time partner position back in 2007 at age 47. With nowhere to go I started my own business from scratch - no partners, no investors, no loans... just me (and my family who supported me every step of the way. My wife was my office manager) I gambled everything I owned - my retirement, my house, everything. Talk about fear and stress- it’s a situation he’ll never know. But risk and hard work, prayer and help from my Savior (who really gets all the credit) paid off. For him and his kind to try and take some credit for what I and my wife sweat blood for is really just breathtaking. These people are truly evil.


71 posted on 07/14/2012 4:04:59 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: libertarian27

“sounds like Elizabeth “Pow Wow Chow” Warren”

You beat me to it. Obama, Warren, Alinsky - all the dems - they are all reading from the same Marxist playbook. Their looniness is incredible.

These were her remarks from almost a year ago:

“I hear all this, you know, ‘Well, this is class warfare, this is whatever. No. There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own — nobody.

“You built a factory out there? Good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police-forces and fire-forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn’t have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory — and hire someone to protect against this — because of the work the rest of us did.

“Now look, you built a factory and it turned into something terrific, or a great idea. God bless — keep a big hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is, you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along.”

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/elizabeth-warren-on-class-warfare-there-is-nobody-in-this-country-who-got-rich-on-his-own/


72 posted on 07/14/2012 4:07:25 PM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: BluH2o

Actually, Gubmint created nothing. Whether it be weapons, rockets, internet, whatever, they contracted out to PRIVATE companies to develop what the Government wanted....then, they chose (whether honestly or corruptly is another matter). It was a small car-maker who developed the Jeep in 90 days before World War II. It was a luxury boat maker named Higgins in New Orleans who developed the Higgins Boats. It was private initiative that led to all the modern conveniences we rely upon today.


73 posted on 07/14/2012 4:08:15 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama doesn’t have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: libertarian27

On second thought, I’m seeing an Obama-Warren ticket here.


74 posted on 07/14/2012 4:09:54 PM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: circlecity

Amen to that!

We run a family business. Our success is OUR OWN.

I’m seeing red right now. Comments like this from the leader of your nation is enough to make you want to give up all hope, especially when people actually AGREE with him.

Nothing is going to change the direction this country is headed until all the hard workers go broke and quit trying. It’s going to have to crash and burn so that the idiots who believe life is a handout finally have to work to physically survive. Nothing else can change this. Which really depresses me, because all of us who work will have to lose everything right along with them and the only thing we will be able to do is shake our heads in sadness and say “I told you so.”


75 posted on 07/14/2012 4:10:13 PM PDT by Advil000
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Amazing.
And what’s truly amazing is, his followers believe this crap.


76 posted on 07/14/2012 4:10:29 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: ottbmare

I don’t see any mention of Al Gore.


77 posted on 07/14/2012 4:10:36 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Copenhagen Smile
"Buck you Ofama."

LMAO !!!

78 posted on 07/14/2012 4:12:18 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Fiat voluntas tua)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
I guess Karl Marx would say that one's business was built by the workers whose labor was exploited by the owner.

So I guess in this frame of reference it makes perfect sense that Obama would say something like this as that is the prism through which he views the world.

79 posted on 07/14/2012 4:14:44 PM PDT by cerberus
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Here's another choice little nugget:

"Not every government program works the way it’s supposed to. And frankly, government can’t solve every problem. If somebody doesn’t want to be helped, government can’t always help them."

See, when government fails to solve a problem, it's the people's fault, not the government's.

80 posted on 07/14/2012 4:15:10 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Lazamataz
Pretty weak take, Laz.

The things he refers to are available to all Americans. However, only those who get off their asses and do something with their lives are the ones with whom he has a problem.

81 posted on 07/14/2012 4:15:51 PM PDT by Crawdad
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To: Mouton

Where did the funds come from for the government reasearch and investment—Tax dollars I presume


82 posted on 07/14/2012 4:16:44 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Vince Ferrer

bump


83 posted on 07/14/2012 4:16:44 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

And Al Quaida built Obama.


84 posted on 07/14/2012 4:17:15 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: BarnacleCenturion
"Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet"

You ignorant sack o' Kenyan monkey shit, the Internet was originally ARPANET created by DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), for developing a means of communications in a post-nuclear strike world (among other purposes). The government didn't invent the Internet so "companies could make money".

0bama is just a stupid ass, that's the long and short of it.
85 posted on 07/14/2012 4:17:27 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne - "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: BarnacleCenturion; All

86 posted on 07/14/2012 4:17:54 PM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: Contempt
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87 posted on 07/14/2012 4:18:34 PM PDT by Cyber Ninja
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’ve built my business is spite of the government.


88 posted on 07/14/2012 4:22:11 PM PDT by Third Person ( Actions reflect priorities.)
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To: Reily
That's why Zero must go! As bad as Romney is and he is bad he is preferable to Zero.Agreed; however, this is almost like a second crap sandwich we will have eaten in four years (the first was McCain).

At least with Romney, he doesn't speechwise crap on Republicans (remember his "grow up" remark?) and he hasn't killed the Messiah's butt to the extent that McCain did (remember this?).

89 posted on 07/14/2012 4:22:20 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: BarnacleCenturion

What a vile, little, unAmerican poseur this Marxist is.


90 posted on 07/14/2012 4:22:38 PM PDT by Gritty (Rather than building bridges, Obama is poisoning wells - Rep. Paul Ryan)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I guess we owe King George an apology, then. We should’ve just kept the government we had already in 1776.


91 posted on 07/14/2012 4:22:38 PM PDT by Argus
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Someone made bricks. Which means that every building made of bricks was made by the person that made bricks.

Yea, that is logical....


92 posted on 07/14/2012 4:23:38 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: raccoonnookkeeper
There was a time - when I began posting on FR - that I believed FReepers needed exaggeration in font size to be certain they didn't pass over my pearls of wisdom. Then I had an epiphany, and got over my self worth.

Welcome to FreeRepublic.com, FReeper.

93 posted on 07/14/2012 4:24:26 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Fiat voluntas tua)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I have to admit I am damn happy to hear someone else is going to build my business for me. I was taking a nap on this hot Carolina afternoon and was woken up to drive 45 minutes away to show a house to prospective buyers. I’d like Obama or Moochelle or maybe someone from HUD to do my work for me.


94 posted on 07/14/2012 4:24:43 PM PDT by Bill W was a conservative (Profile, detain, interrogate, deport.)
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95 posted on 07/14/2012 4:26:44 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Lancey Howard

LMAO


96 posted on 07/14/2012 4:27:03 PM PDT by chicken head
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To: Candor7
No surprise, Obama is a fascist.

Spreading the wealth around no longer will do. Now Obamugabe says it was never truly yours to begin with.

97 posted on 07/14/2012 4:27:21 PM PDT by hcmama
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To: Advil000; circlecity
Bump and bump.

These stories are repeated, or should I say rhythemed and rhymed, throughout our history. Most of America do not know the stories of the men and women who enslave themselves to a business for a future payoff while betting the farm to make it happen.

President Calvin Coolidge: The business of America IS business.

98 posted on 07/14/2012 4:28:02 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: Bill W was a conservative
Great tag; great response.
99 posted on 07/14/2012 4:28:32 PM PDT by Robert Drobot (Fiat voluntas tua)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I tried to satrt a billion dollar business but failed, so that’s the government’s fault. They should replay me a billion dollars for causing my failure.


100 posted on 07/14/2012 4:32:12 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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