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Obama's Rhetoric

Tarmangani Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 2:03 PM
Government does not make business possible. Government gets in the way of free enterprise. I will cede that there is no such thing as free enterprise anymore. But since the playing field is level, as in everyone has the same access to technology and the roads, it is still the individual that takes the chance and makes it work.
risher3 Wrote: Jul 23, 2012 9:09 PM
I agree and what I was referring to was the corruption that was made possible by the FED. As far as a level playing field, our assets are taken from us by devaluation without them ever having to even touch us or our money. As Yoda would say, "a level playing field, it is not." We are living in the greatest transfer of wealth from the middle to the upper class ever, and it is being done through inflation.
Barack Obama's great rhetorical gifts include the ability to make the absurd sound not only plausible, but inspiring and profound.

His latest verbal triumph was to say on July 13th, "if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own." As an example, "Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."

Let's stop and think, even though the whole purpose of much political rhetoric is to keep us from thinking, and stir our emotions instead.

Even if we were to assume, just for the sake of argument, that 90 percent...