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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    I read what he said, and you're wrong. Sorry.

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    ďIf youíve been successful, you didnít get there on your own. You didnít get there on your own. Iím always struck by people who think, well, it must be because I was just so smart. There are a lot of smart people out there. It must be because I worked harder than everybody else. Let me tell you something -- there are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there.

    ďIf you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If youíve got a business, you didnít build that. Somebody else made that happen,Ē he said. ďThe Internet didnít get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet.Ē


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    This is exactly what I spoke of. Context. We must read all the words.
    Getting across the message that having, or even needing help becoming successful is polar opposite to "If youíve got a business, you didnít build that. Somebody else made that happen." Like I stated before, if Obama hadn't made that statement we wouldn't even be having this conversation.

    Everyone knows Obama is all about big government and you need the government because under his administration more and more have become government dependent.

    It's really a sad and dysfunctional statement about American ingenuity and resourcefulness, i. e., the American way of life (as we new it before Obama.)
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Um...Obama was right.

    Business owners didn't build those bridges & roads.

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Um...Obama was right.

    Business owners didn't build those bridges & roads.
    Like hell they didnt'! Those roads and bridges were built by privately owned construction companies.

    Spin it how you want, those roads and bridges were built and paid for by the private sector.
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Like hell they didnt'! Those roads and bridges were built by privately owned construction companies.
    and tax-payer funded engineers, construction managers, surveyors, etc etc..

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Um...Obama was right.

    Business owners didn't build those bridges & roads.
    Construction companies build them, you don't know ****.
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    and tax-payer funded engineers, construction managers, surveyors, etc etc..
    All of which work for the state, and none of which work for that dumb**** Obama.
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    All of which work for the state, and none of which work for that dumb**** Obama.
    yeah and NOT private businesses.

    so Obama was right.

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    and tax-payer funded engineers, construction managers, surveyors, etc etc..
    And, who are the taxpayers? Yep, you guessed it...the private sector.

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    And, who are the taxpayers? Yep, you guessed it...the private sector.
    cops, teachers, firemen, bus-drivers....are the private sector?


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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that."

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    yeah and NOT private businesses.

    so Obama was right.
    Those people didn't build those roads and bridges. They sat around on their asses and watched private sector hands build those roads and bridges.

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