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The Old Republic and Obama's America

loadstar Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 3:26 PM
This is an arrant canard...most millionaires are self-made-- Eighty-six percent of today’s millionaires did not consider themselves to be wealthy while growing up, while only 14 percent said they grew up wealthy. Of those considered to be self-made millionaires, their top sources of assets included investments, capital appreciation, compensation, employee stock options and profit sharing.
"Second Term Begins With a Sweeping Agenda for Equality," ran the eight-column banner in which The Washington Post captured the essence of Obama's second inaugural. There he declared:

"What binds this nation together ... what makes us exceptional -- what makes us American -- is our allegiance to an idea, articulated in a declaration made more than two centuries ago."

Obama then quoted our Declaration of Independence:

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of...