Skip to comments."The Welfare State -- You Didn't Build That"
Posted on 08/02/2012 6:28:45 AM PDT by Aspenhuskerette
Last week, amid the firestorm over the words you didn't build that, actor Sherman Hemsley passed away. Americans remember Hemsley for playing George Jefferson, TV's popular upwardly mobile black businessman. Known for movin' on up to the East Side out of Archie Bunker's neighborhood, we cheered George as he strutted triumphantly into his deluxe apartment in the sky, having finally got a piece of the pie.
Imagine George's reaction were anyone to tell him that government was integral to his success or that he didn't build his business on his own he'd slam the door while hollering, Think Again!
Considering half of small businesses fail within five years, entrepreneurs such as George deserve credit for more than a whole lotta tryin' just to get up that hill. Despite the risks of failure,
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They weren’t around when this show was on TV.