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Posted on 08/13/2012 10:45:13 PM PDT by CitizenM
One month to the day after his infamous you didnt build that speech, President Obamas description of wealthy people did not include smart or hardworking, as he instead ascribed their success to good luck.
If youre lucky enough, and fortunate enough, and been blessed enough to be in the other two percent, the top two percent, you still get a tax cut for your first $250,000 of income, Obama said during a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa. All were saying is after that, maybe you can do a little bit more to help pay down this deficit and invest in things like education that help our economy grow.
Obama avoided the cringe-inducing soundbite, but his remarks echoed the sense of his you didnt build that speech in Virginia.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
Why is that?
He must’ve been listening to a lot of Olympians talk about how blessed they are to have their talents. Those Olympians also have talked about how much hard work they have put in to achieve their goals.
Is Obama complaining that some folks aren’t blessed or lucky? Is he saying that we’re not all equal? Hmmmm.
Lucky. Like “Oh I am so lucky that no one figured out I cheated my way through law school, don’t really have a valid BC, can’t speak my mind without a teleprompter and a media who licks my ass and lies for me to get me re-elected”.
Wasn't it someone like Ben Franklin that said "the harder I work the luckier I get"?
Yes there is some luck involved but the trick is to have made the necessary preparations to take advantage of your good fortune otherwise it will just pass you by.
Liberals always brand successful people as “lucky”. Therefore you are not entitled to the fruits of your success.
Hey, Bozo! How about you quit throwing money away? Is that too tough for a liberal mind?
WAIT ! Now I’m a “two percenter ?”
I wasn’t ready to get all inclusive and everything.........
The only thing Obama can run is his Mouth.
(and lately that ain't working out too well for him)
All those rich folks were sitting around in their Recliners with a beer in one hand and the remote in the other. Then they checked their Lottery Ticket and started a successful Business that employs thousands. Yep, that's how it works.
Obama has never earned anything in his life. Everything was given to him:
-Winning the Noble Prize? He didn't earn it. It was given to him.
-Admission to Columbia? He didn't earn that. He gamed the system to get admitted as being a foreign student - his grades were not good enough to get him in.
-Admission to Harvard Law? He didn't earn it. His grades were sub-par. He was admitted due to Affirmative Action.
-Elected President of the Harvard Law Review? He didn't earn that. Its a popularity contest, and he really wasn't that popular at Harvard.
Obama is a product of Affirmative Action. He could never succeed without have a quota set aside for a black guy to create a sense of "Diversity."
Wow, listen as the Great Uniter "others" his class enemy.
Wasn't that Dick Gephardt?
That certainly wraps up his resume. Black, black,black. Kind of.
obama never spent a day in his entire life being ‘black’ until he decided to go into politics. None of his friends were black until he brownnosed people like louis gates and company...and realized that black was his ticket to ride.
By MSN Money partner Jan 27, 2012
Two percent of the president's staff, 3% of the Senate staff and 4.2% of the House staff are among the 279,000 U.S. government employees who owe the IRS a cumulative $3.4 billion.
President Barack Obama has preached that all Americans should pay their fair share in taxes, but a government report finds that tens of thousands of federal employees -- from staffers in Congress to those in federal agencies and even Obama's executive office -- collectively owe the government billions in back taxes.
Data from the Internal Revenue Service show that more than 279,000 federal employees and retirees owed $3.4 billion in back income taxes as of Sept. 30, 2010.
The data includes 467 employees of the House of Representatives, or about 4.2% of the workforce, who owed more than $8.5 million. In the Senate, 217 employees, or about 3% of the workforce, owed $2.13 million.
Obama's staff was not immune, either, with 36 people in Obama's executive office of nearly 1,800 workers -- about 2% -- owing the government a total of $833,970 in back taxes.
Obama used part of his State of the Union address Tuesday night to promote economic fairness, arguing for changes in the tax code that would create a minimum tax rate of at least 30% on anyone making more than $1 million.
- King Jerk-A-Boo is mucho angry because he cannot give an Executive Order to force MENSA to give him an Affirmitive Action membership - and IMUS exposed him and his lying radical leftie biographer Michael Bechloss on his show:
Historian Michael Beschloss: “Well it’s way beyond genius which does not ...”
Beschloss had zero proof of Obama’s IQ as IMUS expected and Beschloss finally admitted to the IMUS broadcast listeners
I doubt that Obama’s IQ is as high as the IQ of the dog he ate!
I will stipulate that Obama’s IQ is as high as fresh dogshirt - but then I could be overestimating.....
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