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Obama: Some in GOP forget how America was built
Associated Press ^ | April 18, 2012 | NANCY BENAC

Posted on 04/18/2012 1:18:10 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday that his Republican rivals are sincere, patriotic and absolutely wrong about how to reinvigorate the economy.

He said they "don't seem to remember how America was built."

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1 posted on 04/18/2012 1:18:15 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Kenya believe this guy’s chutzpah?


2 posted on 04/18/2012 1:19:45 PM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Lying sack of excrement!


Indonesian Go Home!

3 posted on 04/18/2012 1:20:17 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah, sure, dear leader! The nation was built upon the notion that what one man works his tail off for should be handed over to another man who has sat on his Arse and done nothing towards earning that which is given. What an @sshat clown this A-hole is.


4 posted on 04/18/2012 1:21:35 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: PBRSTREETGANG

He’s dogging it. As usual.


5 posted on 04/18/2012 1:22:27 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Coming from a guy who never broke a sweat in his natural life, this is laughable!


6 posted on 04/18/2012 1:22:50 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The comments at Yahoo are just wonderful. Nobody is buying the garbage any more.


7 posted on 04/18/2012 1:23:13 PM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We will ALWAYS remember who torn it down! It’s stinks, like BO, because it is rotten to the core.


8 posted on 04/18/2012 1:23:17 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wow...this guy will say anything.


9 posted on 04/18/2012 1:23:17 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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Some of us worked like a dog... and some Kenyans ate them

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10 posted on 04/18/2012 1:23:51 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama hates this country, he always has. That is how he was raised, by his commie mother and the other Marxists around him. Obama’s vision for America is to turn it into a Communist nation


11 posted on 04/18/2012 1:24:24 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Free ThinkerNY
>""In this country, prosperity doesn't trickle down,""

For your next job Bammy, why don't you go see if the squeegee man is hiring! Trickle up prosperity!

12 posted on 04/18/2012 1:27:40 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

>> But job growth has been weak, millions of people remain unemployed and improvements in hiring haven’t translated into higher salaries for those who are working.<<

The obozo economy — America’s “hope and change” chickens come home to roost!


13 posted on 04/18/2012 1:29:32 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: BelegStrongbow

Interesting. Yahoo has a liberal bias, and I would assume Yahoo’s readership does too.


14 posted on 04/18/2012 1:29:32 PM PDT by Parmenio
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To: rawcatslyentist

Dear President Bozo,

I see you haven’t forgotten. Given that you want to rule like the then King of England.

If it weren’t for those Damned Colonists...


15 posted on 04/18/2012 1:30:37 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"The United States were built on credit."
-- Henry Clay, 1832, in the debate over the renewal of our second central bank
16 posted on 04/18/2012 1:31:58 PM PDT by Publius
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What the sam hill would this creature of the night know about how AMERICA was built? He doesn’t have an AMERICAN bone in his whole body. And he sure didn’t inherit any AMERICAN genes from his fam damnly.


17 posted on 04/18/2012 1:32:04 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

how was America built obama??? by the gov’t handouts you love so dearly???


18 posted on 04/18/2012 1:32:39 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: SoldierDad

There was some gal on Hannity a couple weeks ago, who, at the height of the Trayvon Martin stuff, said she KNEW that Zimmerman must have been racist and racial profiling, because he had said something about [thugs in the neighborhood] being @ssholes, and that calling [black] people @ssholes was racist.


19 posted on 04/18/2012 1:32:59 PM PDT by NEMDF
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WHOEVER they might be!


20 posted on 04/18/2012 1:33:31 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Great idea. Start passing his resume out to the shoe shine guys in the train station.


21 posted on 04/18/2012 1:34:35 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Free ThinkerNY

At least one mulatto President has no clue how America was built and every waking minute works to destroy what others have made.

Go Ted


22 posted on 04/18/2012 1:34:53 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Mr. President, how America was built can be expressed in what Captain John Smith said to the aristocrats at Jamestown: “if you will not work, you shall not eat.”

This idea is the opposite of everything you believe in.


23 posted on 04/18/2012 1:36:09 PM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What is this “America” of which Obama speaks?

I suppose Argentina is an “American” country, after all, it is in SOUTH America. Once a prosperous nation, rivaling the United States in per-capital productivity and with perhaps a higher standard of living at the time, that tormented land fell prey to “progressive” social policies, which managed to crush a lot of the enterprising spirit that once made Argentina among the more advanced capitalist societies of the world, leaping far beyond the strictures that bound most of Europe and even most of the rest of South America. Years of the application of “social justice”, and repeated raids on the national treasury that bankrupted the government over and over (the Peron years were but a part of that pernicious thinking), Argentina has never recovered its past, and even today, struggles along as a poor relation to its neighbors, shambling along its dusty country paths and shabby cities. A permanent underclass, lacking all vision and ambition, has come to dominate every institution of that country, and mediocrity prevails in every corner of the land.

Obama is right. Republicans, for the most part, do not share his outlook.

Good thing, too. Who knows how far and fast this country could plunge, if from time to time, the collective vision is not lifted to the horizons?


24 posted on 04/18/2012 1:36:13 PM PDT by alloysteel (It is hard to get a man to understand, when his pay depends upon his not understanding something.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
America was built on the concept of the natural rights of man, the sovereignty of the individual, and a government of limited and enumerated powers.

Our Constitutional system, according to 0bama is only a charter of “negative liberties”. He prefers the anti-American concept of a government of “positive liberties”, one that has the power and mission to provide things for people. A government that has the power to give you all you want also has the power to take from you all you have. That is NOT the concept that “built America” but the one America was founded in opposition to.

25 posted on 04/18/2012 1:36:18 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

America wasn’t built on Socialism and freebee’s.


26 posted on 04/18/2012 1:36:25 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hmmm...as I recall, America was built by people who wanted a new life in the New World, and came over and worked to make thriving communities. Education? That started in the home. When a community got large enough, the local people would raise a school and bring in a teacher. Politics was a part-time job, because the politicians still had to eat, and they couldn't hold a gun to their neighbors for food. (Not successfully, that is.)

Infrastructure? That was decided upon by local people. Not by the King when America consisted of a bunch of English and Spanish colonies; not by the Congress or President when we struck out on our own.

Paying "welfare" was a personal option, usually administered by the religious organizations; today, we pay welfare at the point of a gun to people selected by others, and not by us, to receive the largess. Think of it as building an infrastructure of grabbers.

Freeloaders who learn to "game" the system are the new element in the evolution of this nation. And, unfortunately, the numbers of the freeloaders continues to grow -- soon they will outnumber the producers in this country.

If we want to go back to our roots, we have to go back to everyone working and producing, and not just 42 percent of us that provide a positive cash flow to the USA.

27 posted on 04/18/2012 1:37:42 PM PDT by asinclair (Learn from history, or be doomed to repeat it.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
He said they "don't seem to remember how America was built."

Quite true... all too many of them have followed right along with the Democrats in revising American history.
28 posted on 04/18/2012 1:38:27 PM PDT by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
He knows Romney will handle any outrageous thing he says the exact same way the McCain did. That is to say, he knows Romney won't say a word against him, won't object to his hurtful and untrue pronouncements, won't defend America against his lies. Won't fight back period.

The most we can expect from Romney is "I've had it rough too" and "Obama's second term will be great for America, no one has anything to fear."

Romney == McCain II.

29 posted on 04/18/2012 1:41:51 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: MestaMachine

Come on now, folks.

Don’t you get it? He was referring to slavery, and playing the race card... AGAIN.

The left, and especially the black left, totally believe that the prosperity of America lies in the slave labor of the past, and that’s why they are entitled to freebies today.


30 posted on 04/18/2012 1:42:41 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I try to avoid Elyria! It’s almost as nice as Toledo!


31 posted on 04/18/2012 1:44:06 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Parmenio
Interesting. Yahoo has a liberal bias, and I would assume Yahoo’s readership does too.

You are right on both accounts (in my opinion).

The opinions of Obama on Yahoo have been scathing now for that last year. I noticed the tide turning some time ago. It gives me hope for change.

32 posted on 04/18/2012 1:45:30 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Well .. hell yeah, zero.

By homeschooled, free thinking (primarily) men.

Unencumbered (or infringed) by gummint intrusion and regulations.

33 posted on 04/18/2012 1:45:35 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: MestaMachine
See America Grounded On Experience & Reason. Obama is, in fact, the absolute antithesis to the principles on which America was built.

But, please note, the current Leftist gambit--not only in this effort by Obama, but in the recent editorial in the New York Times, which suggested that the Conservative Supreme Court Justices--those who try to apply the Constitution as written--as all are sworn to do--are now the "Judicial Activists," driven by a political agenda!! It is the American application of the "Big Lie," that Leftist demagogues employed in Europe in the 20th Century takeovers.

We will fail to note the deliberate & repeated use of this tactic, to our peril.

William Flax

34 posted on 04/18/2012 1:45:41 PM PDT by Ohioan
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“He said: ‘they don’t seem to remember how America was built.’”

Actually, Odumbo is hoping no one remembers how this country was built. He is relying on years of govt schools teaching our kids nothing about our Founders, the Constitution or The Bill of Rights.

His apology tours are a good example. Wow, there must be something wrong about the USA..Obama is apologizing...

Ignorance is a dangerous thing, it can get you killed or even worse...look at North Korea.

Obama is a disgrace. He is so radical, he has become a caricature of himself.

Very dangerous....


35 posted on 04/18/2012 1:48:07 PM PDT by BlessingsofLiberty (BOYCOTT NEVADA...!!!!)
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To: MrB
The left, and especially the black left, totally believe that the prosperity of America lies in the slave labor of the past, and that’s why they are entitled to freebies today.

Yeah. Slaves owned by loyal members of the Democrat Party.

36 posted on 04/18/2012 1:49:29 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: MrB

AHA!!! But even THEY worked for their dinner.


37 posted on 04/18/2012 1:49:48 PM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: BelegStrongbow
I'm glad to learn this. I believe the assertion that most Americans are “center-right” is accurate and that Yahoo gets a representative sample. So, if the comments on yahoo are strongly anti-Obama on this...very nice!
38 posted on 04/18/2012 1:50:17 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Fred Nerks; LucyT

Obama: Some in GOP forget how America was built
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Acording to Black Liberation theology, America was built on the backs of black slaves, (.... er not to mention the hundreds of thousands of indentured Scots and Irish who were not much better off than the slaves were, in their vast majority, THEY DON”T COUNT).

Now you see Obama escalating the meme that will have race riots in every major American City as we get closer to the election.

Its time for de revolution you see.

Yep, we now see the fascism of Obama seeping through as he browbeats America with his own interpretation of History so he can bring about the United States of Utopia Zimbabwe.

Obama will be the cause of thousands of deaths of Americans. He is just getting warmed up.

Good Read:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


39 posted on 04/18/2012 1:51:28 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascist info....http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: asinclair

Very well said, asinclair. I commend you......


40 posted on 04/18/2012 1:53:05 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well, those “some” should read “The Light and the Glory”, by Peter Marshall and David Manuel. Then they should read “Battle hymn...the Sinister New World Order”, by Phillips and Scouris!

Those “some” will see what we were given only to grieve for what is to be taken away! Fools!


41 posted on 04/18/2012 1:53:20 PM PDT by Paperdoll (On the cutting edge)
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To: utahagen; Parmenio

I was very pleased to see the comments I saw. It could have been FReepers or TownHallers.

The intensity is on the anti-Obama side and the way he keeps shooting off his mouth in increasingly ridiculous ways, the more that intensity will build.


42 posted on 04/18/2012 1:54:11 PM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh Good Heavens. This man is beyond belief.


43 posted on 04/18/2012 1:54:33 PM PDT by GOPRaleigh (Unexpected)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Obama: Some in GOP forget how America was built..."

He's right you know, lots of Repubs (pretty much all of them) and all the Dems in Congress forget that America was built on Hard Work and not Gub'ment Handouts to keep politiclowns in office.

44 posted on 04/18/2012 1:54:39 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"In this country, prosperity doesn't trickle down," Obama told an audience of roughly 400 people at Lorain County Community College. "Prosperity grows from the bottom up and it grows from a strong middle class out."

More marxist propaganda - I was never hired by a poor person from the bottom.

45 posted on 04/18/2012 1:55:29 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

America sure wan’t built by marxists!


46 posted on 04/18/2012 1:56:23 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
HEY, OBLUNDER!

America was built with HARD WORK, NOT government handouts.

47 posted on 04/18/2012 1:56:45 PM PDT by Wizdum (My job is to get you to shoot soda out your nose)
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To: allmendream
America was built on the concept of the natural rights of man, the sovereignty of the individual, and a government of limited and enumerated powers.

America is built on profits and wages.

When there are no profits there will be no wages and nothing will be built, re-built, or maintained.

DO NOT MAKE IT MORE COMPLICATED THAN IT IS.

48 posted on 04/18/2012 1:56:54 PM PDT by Rapscallion (Taxes are taken by governments from profits and pay earned by those who work.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As if he ever knew.


49 posted on 04/18/2012 1:59:49 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: allmendream
America was built on the concept of the natural rights of man, the sovereignty of the individual, and a government of limited and enumerated powers.

America is built on profits and wages.

When there are no profits there will be no wages and nothing will be built, re-built, or maintained.

DO NOT MAKE IT MORE COMPLICATED THAN IT IS.

50 posted on 04/18/2012 2:00:35 PM PDT by Rapscallion (Taxes are taken by governments from profits and pay earned by those who work.)
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