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Obama calls 'you didn't build that' furor 'bogus,' as Romney releases new ad
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Posted on 07/20/2012 9:22:37 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Edited on 07/20/2012 9:24:34 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

President Obama, one week after his controversial "you didn't build that" remark, claimed Friday that the criticism he's taking from Republicans is "bogus."

Though Republicans say the president was implying that business owners didn't build their businesses, Obama said he was just talking about roads and bridges.


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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; romney; youdidntbuildthat

1 posted on 07/20/2012 9:22:45 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

“What I said was together we build roads and we build bridges.”

For a chronic and natural liar, you’d think he would come up with something more creative.


2 posted on 07/20/2012 9:26:11 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: max americana

Maybe this will punch his ticket out of the White House.


3 posted on 07/20/2012 9:29:18 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: max americana

Damn too bad the people who invented video with the help og the Government caught Obama lying


4 posted on 07/20/2012 9:31:16 AM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: max americana
“O” has diarrhea of the mouth, so he can't govern his own tongue.... from one hour to the next he doesn't know what he's talking about, he's clueless and shows it!
5 posted on 07/20/2012 9:32:16 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Sub-Driver

So the President of the United States is calling what I care about “bogus”? Gee, how so liberal of him!


6 posted on 07/20/2012 9:33:39 AM PDT by jeffc (Welcome to the United Socialist States of America)
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To: max americana

That’s not what he meant. His exact words were “if you have a busines you didn’t build that”. It was a totally separate sentence from the roads and bridges comment. And he shouted it in a quite an angry tone.


7 posted on 07/20/2012 9:35:06 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sub-Driver

Roll tape!


8 posted on 07/20/2012 9:35:25 AM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: jersey117
His exact words were “if you have a busines you didn’t build that”. It was a totally separate sentence from the roads and bridges comment.

...another problem for Obama here is that in the same angry tirade, he said something like..."you think you did this because you were smart and worked hard...a lot of people are smart and work hard". Ugly, ugly words that don't support the roads and bridges meme...but exactly support the "you didn't build your business" meme.

9 posted on 07/20/2012 9:41:26 AM PDT by ghost of nixon
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To: Sub-Driver

Zero picked a bad time to go off his teleprompter addiction.


10 posted on 07/20/2012 9:42:56 AM PDT by Stalwart
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To: Sub-Driver
If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Someone else made it happen.

As far as I know, the word "business" has never been a synonym of "road" or "bridge".

11 posted on 07/20/2012 9:44:33 AM PDT by Random_User_250
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To: Sub-Driver

“The private sector is doing fine” and “You didn’t build that” were Obama speaking what he really thought, not reading what was on the TOTUS.

The underlying theme of both statements is that government is responsible for the success of this nation.


12 posted on 07/20/2012 9:46:21 AM PDT by KMG365
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To: KMG365

Yup...the State is everything ... individuals are NOTHING!


13 posted on 07/20/2012 9:52:38 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Random_User_250

Well, unless, the business is road or bridge building.


14 posted on 07/20/2012 9:53:05 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Sub-Driver

YES, please.

Mr. President, keep telling me my anger is ‘bogus’, and you didn’t say what you said.

IOW, keep digging.


15 posted on 07/20/2012 9:53:27 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Random_User_250

Google CC myers.


16 posted on 07/20/2012 9:54:57 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: max americana

“You didn’t build that”...

hmm, the previous nouns were “roads and bridges [that gov’t built]” and “small business [that you own]”...

which, grammatically, makes more sense?

“That small business that you own”
or
“That roads and bridges that gov’t built”?

It’s not flying, Barry... you’re a commie, and the curtain slipped aside for a moment in front of a friendly audience.


17 posted on 07/20/2012 9:56:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: SMARTY

Mussolini:

All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state.

Yep, Barry’s a fascist.


18 posted on 07/20/2012 9:58:12 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Tallguy

Roll tape on endless loop


19 posted on 07/20/2012 10:13:22 AM PDT by Smedley (It's a sad day for American capitalism when a man can't fly a midget on a kite over Central Park)
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To: Sub-Driver
Though Republicans say the president was implying that business owners didn't build their businesses, Obama said he was just talking about roads and bridges.

Let's look at what Mr. Soetoro said:

"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," he said.

Now obviously, if Barry the Boob had in fact been talking about roads and bridges, he would not have said "You didn't build that."

Barry, being the highly evolved Harvard man he claims to be, would have instead said, in reference to roads and bridges (plural, in both cases), "You didn't build those."

His effort to "clarify" his utterance is transparently deceptive. It is completely clear from his usage that he was referring to "business" (singular) when he used the word "that."

All that aside, his ill-reasoned remarks completely overlook the fact that the business owner (whom Barry thinks did not build his or her business) never actually contributed to the tax base that built the road in front of the business, a patently absurd notion if ever there was one. It's almost as if Barry the Boob thinks that these businessmen flashed into economically successful existence in the twinkling of an eye, without ever having been a contributing part of the larger economy before they built their successful enterprise.

Truly...we have a sniveling moron in the Oval Office.
20 posted on 07/20/2012 10:13:27 AM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Sub-Driver

The light of truth always makes the roaches and rats scurry for cover....


21 posted on 07/20/2012 10:20:00 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: max americana

Instead of saying what he didn’t say, he should give a speech on the virtues of making money in the private market. It would give him more credibility, but his he would probably fall into seizures and the devil would pop out of his stomach if he gave such a speech.


22 posted on 07/20/2012 10:22:50 AM PDT by BRL
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To: Sub-Driver

23 posted on 07/20/2012 10:28:51 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nothing upsets liberals more than when you accurately quote them.


24 posted on 07/20/2012 10:44:21 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: scooby321
Damn too bad the people who invented video

Dey didn't do dat!
25 posted on 07/20/2012 10:45:24 AM PDT by kenavi (Obama doesn't hate private equity. He wants to be it with our money.)
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To: max americana

There you have it. The First Gay President admits the words he spoke are bogus.

You can’t get more clear than that.


26 posted on 07/20/2012 10:47:16 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: Sub-Driver

Translation: Who are you going to believe? Me or your lyin’ eyes and ears?


27 posted on 07/20/2012 10:47:16 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Sub-Driver

Taxpayers (me) paid for those roads and bridges so that the vast unemployed - thanks to Barry’s Marxist central planning - can rush to the unemployment office so taxpayers (me) can pay the unemployed to be non-productive for 99 weeks at a time. We seem to be paying at each step. Taxed Enough Already.


28 posted on 07/20/2012 11:48:48 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Sub-Driver

Greg Gutfeld on “The Five” turned Obama’s pathetic “logic” around. For argument’s sake, say that government roads, bridges, etc., allowed business people to be successful. Then it’s true that the government’s infrastructure allowed people like Ted Bundy, Green River Strangler, bank robbers, i.e., all criminals, to be “successful” in their chosen efforts.

Basically, individuals, whether good or evil, are responsible for what they accomplish in life. Hussein knows that, but he also knows what his simple-minded minions like to hear.


29 posted on 07/20/2012 12:00:36 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: SMARTY
What he really, really meant was L'Etat C'est Moi.
30 posted on 07/20/2012 12:03:34 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is bogus.


31 posted on 07/20/2012 12:09:35 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Sub-Driver
Wasn't most of the roads in Virgina paid for by local planters and investors, wanting to get their farm products to the Port of Alexandria? Seems I read that somewhere.

If so, they are the worst kind of people by not waiting on the government for their success, horrible, selfish people, just horrible. /s

32 posted on 07/20/2012 12:10:13 PM PDT by annieokie
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33 posted on 07/20/2012 12:12:25 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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