Skip to comments.Obama: 'We Don't Believe Anybody Is Entitled to Success in This Country'
Posted on 10/05/2012 9:58:22 AM PDT by tapatio
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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.
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 everybodys 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.
Only problem is Obama muzzles the middle class.
Obama is a massive failure... So it stands to reason he’s jealous of those of us that aren’t.
Geez Obama, how last century proletarian. Is this all you have?
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!
I believe it was today.
a poorly constructed way of saying “nobody is entitled to success”?
Yeh, I would like his definition of “middle class”.
"You'll have success when I say you'll have success."
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.
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) everybodys 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.
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?
How can anyone vote for such a man?
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?
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.
“....And his completely, brain-dead supporters go along with this jackass without even realizing the stupidity of the argument theyve 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.
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.
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.
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.
Not equal outcome.
The Middle Class ranges from those who are just short of wealthy to those who are a few rungs out of poverty. It doesnt 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 Id bet the Administrations target is for everyone to be in the lower rung just a few steps above poverty.
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?
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 ...”
FORGET IT, YOU LYING POS!! You will be kicked to the curb and 'we the people' will be SUCCESSFUL at it!
“And everybodys paying by the same rules. “
47% who pay no taxes?
The only thing that grows from the “middle-out” is Moochelle...
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.
Early a.m., Nov. 7, Trump will say Obama, you are fired!
You are not entitled to continue.
get rid of the racist program caleld affirmative action
Wonder why kind of vacation is he and the mooch have planned for after the election. It will be the mother of all vacations!
interesting statement from someone who has been punishing success his whole term.
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.
“.... He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short.”
Remember what the ‘rats did during Nov 2010 through Jan 2011...
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.
“But how can everybody have a fair shot if the rich folks have all the money?”
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.
Obama, you can’t be gone too soon...
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
Commie Jerk-a-Boo should run back to Hawaii or Kenya while he can....
The ‘Lone Funman’ will not be going anywhere
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.
” better get slo joe out in front and doing damage control”
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