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How Obama Turned U.S. Economy into "Hostile Work Environment"

rita182 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 12:18 PM
Just because infrastructure is in place is no guarantee that a particular person will succeed in their his/her endeavors. We all have access to the same basic "stuff"--roads, bridges, concrete, lumber, etc. It's what a person does with them that determines what gets built. I haven't built a small business; I've been busy raising children, caring for a disabled husband and a disabled daughter, to have the energy it takes to start and run a business as well. But the author did put in the energy, hope and sheer grit it takes to succeed in small business. He did build it, with the same materials and infrastructure available to me. I am not a business success, he is. It's how the world works. Our choices define our lives, not our circumstances.
Barbara1247 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 6:36 PM
The small business person also does not get any of the materials or infrastructure for free. Like most of the rest of us who work and pay taxes, he/she pays for those things.
rita182 Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 12:21 PM
con't. This whole "you didn't build that" is a fallacious argument, designed by collectivists to demean and discourage innovation and hard work on the individual level. We are to look to the state for our help, not ourselves or our God. It's un-American and evil.

The Presidential debates were Exhibit A for Obama's habit of "misplacing the truth" (ie lying). Obama told lots of hard-to-believe whoppers about his support of guns; his love of the oil, gas and coal industries; his unshakeable loyalty to Israel; and of course his response to the Libya Embassy attack. Boy can this guy misplace facts.

Only a lawyer could say stuff like that with a straight face.

But the biggest whopper of all was when Obama claimed to be a champion of small business. He stressed this misguided storyline in all three nationally-televised debates. Obama even made...