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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    I made no assumption.
    sure you did.

    would you like me to quote it for you?

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    sure you did.
    No, I didn't.

    would you like me to quote it for you?
    Certainly. Honestly and in it's entirety would be nice, for a change.
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post

    Furthermore, I'd appreciate it if you would stop editing my comments when you reply to me. It's cowardly and dishonest.
    That's pretty damned ironic, given the thread.
    "The necessaries of life occasion the great expense of the poor. They find it difficult to get food, and the greater part of their little revenue is spent in getting it. The luxuries and vanities of life occasion the principal expense of the rich, and a magnificent house embellishes and sets off to the best advantage all the other luxuries and vanities which they possess. ... It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion."

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT View Post
    That's pretty damned ironic, given the thread.
    Indeed, shows both sides of that argument.
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    If it didn't, business would provide it's own infrastructure....
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    No, I didn't.....
    sure you did, and I posted it above.

    you assume businesses would create their own infrastructure.

    that's great, but its just an assumption.

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    sure you did, and I posted it above.

    you assume businesses would create their own infrastructure.

    that's great, but its just an assumption.
    Are you familiar with Cellular Phones? Are you familiar with the medieval spice trade? Are you familiar with the slave trade?
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    Are you familiar with Cellular Phones? Are you familiar with the medieval spice trade? Are you familiar with the slave trade?
    rhetorical questions are amusing.

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by Masada View Post
    Whatever cheerleader. He said it. He means it. He's ignorant. He's never owned a business, and the reason you don't get it, is because you've never built anything yourself either.
    sure I have. I've built many things.

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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by Masada View Post
    No, building roads is good. But understanding who is responsible for those roads is the point. It's not the government, it's the tax payers and businesses. Obama was taking credit for something government isn't responsible for.

    My business succeeds because of my hard work, risk management, vision, and determination, NOT because there's a road outside, and NOT because of my 3rd grade teacher.
    Question. How do you commute to work each day?
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    Re: Obama to business owners: "You didn't build that." [W:417]

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    rhetorical questions are amusing.
    They weren't rhetorical. They do, however, illustrate your lack of understanding. Or more accurately, your inability to give an honest answer does.
    ”People willing to trade their freedom for temporary security deserve neither and will lose both.” --- Ben Franklin

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