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Obama Believes Success Is a Gift From Government

Daniel436 Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 9:34 AM
He is not even original. Elizabeth Warren said almost exactly the same thing years ago. It is a socialist "truth". Obama is clearly going after the socialist vote.
Perhaps the rain made the teleprompter unreadable. That's one thought I had on pondering Barack Obama's comments to a rain-soaked rally in Roanoke, Va., last Friday.

Perhaps he didn't really mean what he said. Or perhaps -- as is often the case with people -- when unanchored from a prepared text he revealed what he really thinks.

"There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me -- because they want to give something back," he began, defending his policy of higher tax rates on high earners. "They know they didn't -- look, if...