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Van Jones Calls Obama‘s ’You Didn‘t Build Your Business’ Comments the ‘Deepest Form of Patriotism’
The Blaze ^ | 7/17/12 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 07/17/2012 5:06:51 PM PDT by Nachum

On Monday, former White House advisor Van Jones appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” and slammed conservatives for unfairly attacking President Obama over his “you didn’t build” your business comments, saying the president’s remarks represented “the deepest form of patriotism.” Seriously.

(Related: ‘This Man Hates This Country’: Limbaugh Excoriates Obama For Telling Business Owners ‘You Didn’t Build That’)

But first, host Ed Schultz provided his own very special spin on Obama’s controversial statements. Predictably, Schultz bent himself into pretzels to defend the commander-in-chief.

“If you only watch Fox News, you might think the president was minimizing the hard work it takes to run a small business in America. But, in fact, President Obama was giving small business owners a lot of credit,” Schultz said. “He also pointed out that business folks need infrastructure and opportunity to succeed.”

He then played a clip from Obama’s speech that he gave at a campaign rally in Roanoke, Va., which Schultz said would put his comments into “context.” However, it was just a portion of the same clip that has been sending chills down the spines of Americans all over the country. This is what Obama told America’s innovators and business owners on Friday:

If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jones; patriotism; van
The deepest form of 'communism'
1 posted on 07/17/2012 5:07:00 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Lenin thought he was a patriot, too.


2 posted on 07/17/2012 5:08:14 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


3 posted on 07/17/2012 5:08:22 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Van Jones...words fail.


4 posted on 07/17/2012 5:09:06 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Nachum
Beavus praising Butt-head.
5 posted on 07/17/2012 5:09:50 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Nachum

And in other news; water is now the deepest form of dry.


6 posted on 07/17/2012 5:10:03 PM PDT by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: Nachum

Nov 6 will eliminate the cancer wrought by naive voters who fall for affirmative action ruse of someone unfamiliar with this country’s greatness, as well as his disciples like this jerk


7 posted on 07/17/2012 5:10:19 PM PDT by bestintxas (Somewhere in Kenya, a Village is missing its Idiot, thankfully.)
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To: Nachum

Obama must be pretty confident, letting his Communist tendencies and his Communist friends come out before the election.


8 posted on 07/17/2012 5:12:09 PM PDT by BlessedMom92
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To: madison10

Someone once said that the only reason some people were still alive was the fact that it was illegal to kill them.


9 posted on 07/17/2012 5:13:24 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Nachum

It’s good to get terms out in black and white:

” communism ( often initial capital letter ) a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party. “

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/communism


10 posted on 07/17/2012 5:13:31 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27")
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To: Nachum

>> The deepest form of ‘communism’

Agreed, the comrades of Communism finally speak to their true intent. Not like this wasn’t obvious years ago.


11 posted on 07/17/2012 5:15:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: SandRat

Great analogy! Yet Beavus and Butt-head are more honet and much more patriotism than Obama and Van Jones (oh wait BHO and VJ have no patriotism since they are far left of communism)


12 posted on 07/17/2012 5:28:42 PM PDT by Fully Awake DAV (Navy Vet when homosexuality was not tolerated)
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To: BlessedMom92
Obama must be pretty confident, letting his Communist tendencies and his Communist friends come out before the election.

..Or his handlers in Moscow must be

13 posted on 07/17/2012 5:29:05 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Yes, the deepest form of patriotism...to the Soviet Union.


14 posted on 07/17/2012 6:04:32 PM PDT by JewishRighter (Anybody but Hussein)
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To: Nachum

Van Jones, last I heard, was a communist. Now the communists are claiming to be patriots. Well, it worked in the Soviet Union. If the public in this country isn’t on alert, we’ll be living in a totalitarian society in no time.


15 posted on 07/17/2012 6:14:44 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Nachum

Business owners get help:

They also get hinderance which includes competition and it includes needless hinderance from our government.

Businessmen also risk their money and often the money of other investors. The free enterprise system relies on competition. It’s exciting and motivating for the players and the spectators.

Sports is the perfect illustration of the excitement of competition. On the one hand it’s only a game but on the other hand it shows the enormous energizing power of competition.

Government “help” which removes risk in an endeaver also removes the energy needed to produce excellent results. Bureaucrats and politicians handing out taxpayer money at no risk to themselves is not a breeding ground for excellence but rather a breeding ground for corruption.


16 posted on 07/17/2012 6:21:38 PM PDT by cymbeline
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To: Nachum

Yes, in the “Dear Leaders” communist paradise!


17 posted on 07/17/2012 6:57:06 PM PDT by Vietnam Vet From New Mexico (If you don't want to stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them.)
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To: cymbeline
Government “help” which removes risk in an endeaver also removes the energy needed to produce excellent results.

Made me think of this oldie - "We pretend to work and they pretend to pay us."

18 posted on 07/17/2012 7:12:59 PM PDT by babyfreep
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To: Nachum

I guess now that Microsoft is splitting from the MSMBC all the nutbags have come down with diarria of the mouth. The great one can say anything and it will go unreported, much like that tree that falls in the forest that no one hears.


19 posted on 07/17/2012 7:15:12 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (Obama is like Ron Burgundy - he will read ANYTHING that is on the teleprompter)
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To: madison10
“Van Jones...words fail.”

Wonder how he tells his white wife every night how he got back at “whitey “ today? n/s

20 posted on 07/17/2012 7:26:28 PM PDT by cameraeye (A happy kaffir!)
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21 posted on 07/17/2012 7:30:59 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: Nachum

These black racists HATE America. There is nothing patriotic about them.


22 posted on 07/18/2012 7:52:02 AM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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To: Nachum

“From each according to their ability, to each according to their need.”
Van Jones, spin doctor


23 posted on 07/18/2012 11:26:17 AM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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