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Entrepreneurs Like Steve Jobs Build Prosperity – Not Politicians

Brad459 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 10:02 AM
Star, I love you columns and this is an excellent one. The issue you didn't mention, but I'm sure you are aware of, is the imminent danger of pitting class against class. There is no doubt that our society will suffer if government doesn't understand how capitalism creates wealth and makes life better for all levels of society. This is the reason most conservatives are against Obama and his policies. However, there is even a greater danger that is sometimes hidden when people talk about genocide. During the last century over 100,000,000 people were killed as a result of class warfare. It wasn't only Stalin and Mao that wanted to get rid of the middle and upper middle classes (the educated classes) it was also Hitler ...
Brad459 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 10:06 AM
and in Pakistan the Muslims. In Eastern Europe it was the Jews that were often the shop owners, the dentists, the doctors, and the lawyers and in Pakistan and East Pakistan it was the Hindus. Hitler and the Pakistan rulers knew their was great jealousy and that it would be easy to turn the populations against them. Millions killed because evil rulers created an environment for class warfare. This is the greatest sin a leader can do ... in my opinion a felony that deserves impeachment.
oldnjal Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 5:39 PM
I agree. Indians in South Africa, Armenians, Coptic Christians, and all the other groups, that get no aid from a repressive government, stick together and survive, until scapegoats are declared.
That person pitting one group against another, stirring up real and phony injustices, is the most un-American person imaginable. But listen to what we get from the oval office.
Perhaps stirring up envy, as a leader, is a great sin than possessing envy, as an individual.
I think it’s a sport for President Obama to make outrageous statements like “If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen,” – which he said in a recent campaign stop in Roanoke, Virginia - and then watch Republicans go predictably bananas.

Certainly the multimillionaire business supporters of the president on Wall Street and in Hollywood know this is absurd. Anyone with the mildest understanding of business and capitalism knows this is absurd.

Yet the president struck at the heart of what makes capitalism tick – individual freedom and personal responsibility –...