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Obama: 'We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country'
The Weekly Standard ^ | Oct. 5,2012 | Daniel Halper

Posted on 10/05/2012 9:58:22 AM PDT by tapatio

Obama: 'We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country'

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To: tapatio

Everyone IS entitled to the success he earns for himself.

It is the Kenyan who is saying that the fruits of that success belong to the government, and thus, he who actually earns it is not entitled to it.


51 posted on 10/05/2012 10:38:50 AM PDT by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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To: tapatio
I do believe most of the commentary here on this thread is getting it wrong.

We do not believe that anybody is entitled to success in this country. But we do believe in opportunity. We believe in a country where hard work pays off and responsibilities are rewarded and everybody is getting a fair shot and everybody’s doing their fair share.

As a matter of fact, Obama is right here. The problem lies not with what he said, but what he believes. He actually espoused what most conservatives believe. However, his actions are the opposite of what words come out of his mouth. "Everybody's doing their fair share?" What about the huge expansion of welfare rolls since he took office? "Everybody is getting a fair shot?" How do you explain affirmative action policies and the biases of your justice department?

It's not what he said that is offensive here, it's how contrary what he said is from what he believes.

52 posted on 10/05/2012 10:38:50 AM PDT by Dan Nunn (Support the NRA!)
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To: tapatio

Only problem is Obama muzzles the middle class.


53 posted on 10/05/2012 10:40:24 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: tapatio
If this jerk loses Mochelle will kill him..Taking away her vacations..I don't think her and her friends could take that Here is the real Michelle take a look at that ugly hateful face..
54 posted on 10/05/2012 10:41:00 AM PDT by PLD
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To: tapatio
If this jerk loses Mochelle will kill him..Taking away her vacations..I don't think her and her friends could take that Here is the real Michelle take a look at that ugly hateful face..
55 posted on 10/05/2012 10:41:29 AM PDT by PLD
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To: tapatio

Obama is a massive failure... So it stands to reason he’s jealous of those of us that aren’t.


56 posted on 10/05/2012 10:41:36 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: tapatio

Geez Obama, how last century proletarian. Is this all you have?


57 posted on 10/05/2012 10:43:52 AM PDT by mom.mom
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To: tapatio

The putzident is a communist. He believes everyone is entitled to EQUAL success, regardless of EFFORT.

In the real world, this translates to MEDIOCRITY for ALL!


58 posted on 10/05/2012 10:44:22 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: nutmeg

I believe it was today.


59 posted on 10/05/2012 10:46:12 AM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: tapatio

a poorly constructed way of saying “nobody is entitled to success”?


60 posted on 10/05/2012 10:48:03 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rollo tomasi

Yeh, I would like his definition of “middle class”.


61 posted on 10/05/2012 10:51:05 AM PDT by txmissy
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To: tapatio
"We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country."





"You'll have success when I say you'll have success."

62 posted on 10/05/2012 10:53:39 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: tapatio

This country succeeds because there is no system of self serving avarice that seeks to stack the system so only winners excel.

NO, this country succeeds because of the American spirit fiercely Independence and the “Ambition” that brings out the best work ethic in the world and enables any person to move from being dirt poor to the middle class or with unbelievable goals to become among the richest.

There is nothing that gets in the way of the American Spirit to Achieve.


63 posted on 10/05/2012 10:58:01 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: sean327
On its face that is a mostly true statement.

A couple of MAJOR problems:

1) everybody is getting a fair shot - Translation: Those who are too lazy to pull themselves up will be subsidized by those who are.

2) everybody’s doing their fair share - Translation: Those who are successful are paying what I say is their fair share of taxes.

You always have to read between the lines and look at the meaning of the code words with liberals.

64 posted on 10/05/2012 11:10:22 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: tapatio

What’s wrong with this statement is that Obama’s policies have consistently shrunk the middle class. If he’s the man for the middle class, why is there fewer of them and more poor?


65 posted on 10/05/2012 11:18:06 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: tapatio
Words escape me, except, "wow, just, wow."

How can anyone vote for such a man?

66 posted on 10/05/2012 11:18:37 AM PDT by ducttape45
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To: kosciusko51

So someone should ask him...

Ah...what are the details of this ..growing a bigger middle class? Exactly how do you intend to accomplish that?


67 posted on 10/05/2012 11:21:31 AM PDT by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: tapatio
I have always believed that Obama’s world view is that of a sophomore university student who has taken a few sociology classes and think they have the answers to all the world's problems. Of course, in his case, he came to that point probably already having had a fair amount of indoctrination into the philosophy of his liberal parents, and uncle ‘Frank’.

The bottom line is that in the America that most of us remember and love, it is possible for anyone to become one of those ‘few at the top’. The reality is that when people reaching for the top don't make it all the way, they wind up populating the middle class. That's a good thing, but Obama doesn't understand it. His world view is, like so many on the left, one in which there are only Tiny Tims and Scrooges.

68 posted on 10/05/2012 11:22:28 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: motoman

“....And his completely, brain-dead supporters go along with this jackass without even realizing the stupidity of the argument they’ve bought into....”

Right on!! Just another classic example of just how debilitating the disease of liberalism is on the human mind.
It rots out the ability to think objectively and logically. Basically turning them into zombies, mentally speaking.
It has no known cure. The sooner this is realized, the sooner the solution will be realized. There are not enough padded celss for all of em though.


69 posted on 10/05/2012 11:30:05 AM PDT by lgjhn23
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Keep FR Running

Fight back.
Counter the MSM spin machine.

70 posted on 10/05/2012 11:32:35 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: tapatio
That just reads like a weird comment.
No one is entitled to a job. Check.
No one is entitled to handouts. Check.
No one is entitled to this or that freebie. Check.

But "success" is something that someone achieves. Something they achieve by inspiration, or perspiration, or some times just by good fortune. It is nothing that is thrust into their hands...
Now the Pres wants to be overseer of what he perceives to be acceptable measures of a person's 'success'.
Marxists are all the same. Useless, covetous, haters and dividers. A pox on all of them.

71 posted on 10/05/2012 11:37:30 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: tapatio

I don’t care what he says he believes, the only people he’s helping are the people who support him. What has he done that’s helped the middle class? There are fewer middle class jobs, higher taxes, and rising costs. These are not helping the middle class, which pays the taxes so that Obama has money to hand out to his supporters.


72 posted on 10/05/2012 11:42:32 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: tapatio

I can’t take it. “Spreading the wealth” is EXACTLY entitling people to success, even if it is mediocre success.

My God, please deliver us from this nightmare.


73 posted on 10/05/2012 12:13:37 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: sean327

Equal opportunity.
Not equal outcome.


74 posted on 10/05/2012 12:13:44 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Libs, dems, unions, leftist scum & murderous muzzies - are like bacteria: attack, attack, attack!)
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To: tapatio

The Middle Class ranges from those who are just short of wealthy to those who are a few rungs out of poverty. It doesn’t matter to the Kenyan Overlord where the growth occurs.

Knock down all the upper middle to the lower rung

Elevate from poverty to lower rung of the middle

Knock the wealthy down into the upper middle or lower.

Putting my money on it I’d bet the Administration’s target is for everyone to be in the lower rung just a few steps above poverty.


75 posted on 10/05/2012 12:40:25 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: tapatio

Who the bleep is this “WE “ doing all the “ believing “—————show of hands please. Sounds like a tent meeting of a bunch of retread marxists. Do the Obamaphonies realise he expects them to “share” some effort to pay up for their phones?


76 posted on 10/05/2012 12:43:58 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: CottShop

Obama is saving the 47% remark for the town hall. “Now mr romney I want you to look at these people and explain to them why you don’t care about half of them ...”


77 posted on 10/05/2012 12:56:27 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: tapatio
That is what we’re going to put in place in the next four years if you reelect me as president of the United States of America.”

FORGET IT, YOU LYING POS!! You will be kicked to the curb and 'we the people' will be SUCCESSFUL at it!

78 posted on 10/05/2012 12:57:29 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: tapatio

“And everybody’s paying by the same rules. “

47% who pay no taxes?


79 posted on 10/05/2012 1:00:44 PM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: tapatio

The only thing that grows from the “middle-out” is Moochelle...


80 posted on 10/05/2012 1:06:22 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, IA = 272EV)
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To: tapatio
I posted this article on my Facebook page, hoping maybe someone would see it and take notice of what he's saying.

Instead all I got was a "stop taking sentences from his speech out of context" response. I can't believe how blinded people are about this man.

81 posted on 10/05/2012 1:10:07 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: a real Sheila

Early a.m., Nov. 7, Trump will say Obama, you are fired!

Job performance:POOR

You are not entitled to continue.


82 posted on 10/05/2012 1:20:14 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: tapatio

get rid of the racist program caleld affirmative action


83 posted on 10/05/2012 1:24:56 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: jerod
This sort of thing could get darn scary by election day if his strange behaviour keeps up.

Wonder why kind of vacation is he and the mooch have planned for after the election. It will be the mother of all vacations!

84 posted on 10/05/2012 1:28:26 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Rev 12:12


85 posted on 10/05/2012 1:31:09 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: tapatio

interesting statement from someone who has been punishing success his whole term.


86 posted on 10/05/2012 1:36:04 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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87 posted on 10/05/2012 1:36:16 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: motoman

people who work hard and invest are supposed to be allowed success... but those who do nothing are entitled to the fruits of others’ labour.


88 posted on 10/05/2012 1:37:34 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: tapatio
'We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country'

WHO is the "We"???


89 posted on 10/05/2012 1:54:46 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: MrB

“.... He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short.”

;)


90 posted on 10/05/2012 1:56:01 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Remember what the ‘rats did during Nov 2010 through Jan 2011...


91 posted on 10/05/2012 1:59:44 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: ducttape45; LibFreeUSA

Then ask them a question....

WHO is the “We”??? 89 posted ... by LibFreeUSA

Let the obamabots explain what he is saying instead of them telling you what you are doing.


92 posted on 10/05/2012 2:04:50 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Rennes Templar

EXACTLY!

“But how can everybody have a fair shot if the rich folks have all the money?”


93 posted on 10/05/2012 2:18:13 PM PDT by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: presently no screen name

It wouldn’t make a difference. They are more concerned that their “messiah” is being attacked and maligned than they are in seeing reason and fact. This is one case where they’ll have to “find out the stove is hot” all by themselves.


94 posted on 10/05/2012 2:33:12 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: tapatio

Obama, you can’t be gone too soon...


95 posted on 10/05/2012 2:44:28 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: VanDeKoik

my thoughts too.

so it grows from the middle class, built not the top down, last time I checked it was the top rich guys who made the jobs.

Obama is so far out there radical that he has no clue about life, the real world, the economy or even how to create jobs, hell he has no idea about the constitution due ot his radical teachings and brainwashing.

And we have this radical left wing man because of the media lying all the time


96 posted on 10/05/2012 2:48:52 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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.

Commie Jerk-a-Boo should run back to Hawaii or Kenya while he can....

The ‘Lone Funman’ will not be going anywhere

.


97 posted on 10/05/2012 2:49:58 PM PDT by devolve (----- ------- ------------c.1000_and_c.1620-------- ----------------------------)
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To: sean327

Everyone “is entitled to success,” IF they earn it.
NOBODY is guaranteed success.

But, in Obamaworld, IF you earn success, and begin to reap the rewards of that success, you ARE NOT “entitled” to those rewards; that wouldn’t be “fair,” because “You didn’t build that.”

In Obamaworld, you can latch onto all the opportunities you can find, take all the risks you can stand, put out all of the effort you can muster, and reap all the rewards you’re due, EXCEPT that WHEN you do so, there’ll be Uncle Sam at your door with his hand out intent on keeping things “fair.”

Obama has NO problem with people building things; he has HUGE issues with those same people KEEPING very much of the reward they earned in the process.


98 posted on 10/05/2012 2:56:15 PM PDT by HKMk23 (GOPe 2012: MITT HAPPENS)
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To: Gilbo_3; sickoflibs; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas

” better get slo joe out in front and doing damage control”

LOL


99 posted on 10/05/2012 3:09:21 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; Gilbo_3; sickoflibs; DoughtyOne
better get slo joe out in front and doing damage control


100 posted on 10/05/2012 3:15:41 PM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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