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

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    You can argue all day about what you think would be the best way to build a national road infrastructure, but the bottom line is you didn't build it, which is what Obama said. Hypotheticals don't matter, what happened happened.
    The thesis of Obama's speech was that his big bloated government spoils system is necessary because government "builds roads" and has shiny red trucks that put out fires. His thesis is crap, having much less government would improve the services he claims the government provides.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    The thesis of Obama's speech was that his big bloated government spoils system is necessary because government "builds roads" and has shiny red trucks that put out fires. His thesis is crap, having much less government would improve the services he claims the government provides.
    No, that was not the thesis of his speech.
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    If I was the only one that could provide that service for you would you be telling me to run along? I don't think you would especially if your business depended on my service.
    Which service would this be?

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    The thesis of Obama's speech was that his big bloated government spoils system is necessary because government "builds roads" and has shiny red trucks that put out fires. His thesis is crap, having much less government would improve the services he claims the government provides.
    The best part is we don't need government to build roads or put out fires. His failure was most glorious.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    The thesis of Obama's speech was that his big bloated government spoils system is necessary because government "builds roads" and has shiny red trucks that put out fires. His thesis is crap, having much less government would improve the services he claims the government provides.
    Support that. You too Henrin.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    The thesis of Obama's speech was that his big bloated government spoils system is necessary because government "builds roads" and has shiny red trucks that put out fires. His thesis is crap, having much less government would improve the services he claims the government provides.
    obama is akin to a flea telling the dogs that he and his kindred are responsible for them having lots of blood

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

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    obama is akin to a flea telling the dogs that he and his kindred are responsible for them having lots of blood
    I guess when the truth won't work, this is all your side has left.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Romulus View Post
    Private contractors build roads, they are paid for mainly through a user fee. There is no reason for large bureaucracy.
    Road builders are mainly paid through bonds and or taxes. User fees are conditioned on the use of the road (toll roads) and are generally used to maintain the roads after they're built, not build them.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Which service would this be?
    The service you were talking about. <shrug>

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    The service you were talking about. <shrug>
    All of them I could find people in society to do for me. I don't need government for anything you mentioned.

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