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Business leaders hit back at Obama



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America's leading small business association has slammed Barack Obama for showing 'an utter lack of understanding' of the country's entrepreneurs when he told them: 'If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.'

In a hard-hitting statement to Mail Online, the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) president Dan Danne said: 'What a disappointment to hear President Obama's revealing comments challenging the significance of America's entrepreneurs.






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Mr Danne added: 'His unfortunate remarks over the weekend show an utter lack of understanding and appreciation for the people who take a huge personal risk and work endless hours to start a business and create jobs.'



Being part of a new start-up, I agree with this statement Mr. Danne makes...it is a huge risk I am taking and a lot of hard work.

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Wtxtiger
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Democrats are Marxist at heart. What else could be expected? You have those with no job, no ambition, no work ethic and think it's perfectly fine to sleep till ten every morning and allow others to pay their way. They see absolutely nothing wrong with it and it's always never their fault.

Obama is a community organizer. His whole life has been to tell trash that it isn't their fault and they should get more for nothing. Everyone should have seen this. Still, you have people that have worked for everything they own willing to vote to give away all they have worked for. What is wrong with these people. IMO , many hate religion so much that they simply vote democrat because they see it as a protest vote to religion. Sad, really sad. This doesn't surprise me at all. It is written in the bible that what we see now would happen. It's going to get worse. Alot worse. The dems are useful idiots in something that is much bigger than they can see and their disbelief is why they don't see it.






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WildcatMike
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Warren Buffet and Bill Gates aren't considered business leaders?



So, they didn't build it with others with hard work and risks? According to Obama, it was somebody else...lulz



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Darth_Vader
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In Obama's defense I must point out he's never run a business or even spent a so much as s single day working a real private sector job in his life. It's unreasonable to expect someone to have a grasp on something when they've never actually been exposed to it.

Hell, the manager at the McDonald's down the street from my office has more business experience than Obama.



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I'm guessing Warren Buffet and Bill Gates aren't considered business leaders?


Is that all you got two guys? Compared to the NFIB which is a national organization that represents thousands of small businesses.






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Hell, the manager at the McDonald's down the street from my office has more business experience than Obama.



An 8 year old girl selling cookies outside Piggly Wiggly or lemonade for a quarter in her neighborhood have more business experience than the arrogant arse of a narcissistic "Messiah" that we have in the White House.


His sheer arrogance knows no bounds.






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My question is, where in his line or thinking or his staff's, did they say "This statement will go over well with business owners"

Even if he truly believes it, why the frick do you say it knowing that you are going to piss a ton of people off?






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CptRusty
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This is nothing we didn't already know about the man, but it's refreshing to at least hear him come out and say it.






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I'm guessing Warren Buffet and Bill Gates aren't considered business leaders?


I suppose in Bill Gates' situation, someone else really did do it for him.






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I honestly can't believe people are surprised by this. Obama hates the fact that capitalism produces unequal outcomes for people who work hard, are very talented, or are just plain lucky.

When he says "You didn't build that, somebody else did," he misses the entire point. Of course someone else built the roads that allowed people to get to your business and the power grid that runs it. We all pay for that through taxes. People who build businesses take advantage of all the opportunities in front of them. A poor government worker had just as much of a chance to try to excel at free public schools as everyone else. If they were smarter, more talented, or luckier, they also could have taken advantage of the roads, utilities, etc. to build their own businesses.

What Obama shuns is not business, it's the very idea of private property rights. He believes that we all own all of the wealth in the country.






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BugAC
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An 8 year old girl selling cookies outside Piggly Wiggly or lemonade for a quarter in her neighborhood


Shit, she better not be selling that lemonade in Liberal California. They'll give her a $500 fine for not having a permit and maybe even a night in the slammer.

Liberal California attacking Children's Lemonade






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gatorrocks
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I suppose in Bill Gates' situation, someone else really did do it for him.

BOOM!






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Business leaders hit back at Obama


funny- MSNBC never mentioned this.






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Business leaders hit back at Obama

funny- MSNBC never mentioned this.


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That's the line from old 60's Socialists and Commumnists that were active in Chicago years ago. Vallerie Jarrett's uncle was chairman of the Communist Party of America for years as well as Obama's advisor out of law school was Mr. Davis who is a Communist. What do you expect? They influenced him.





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I have tried to give Obama the benefit of the doubt on that particular statement by making the assumption that he meant that many, if not most, successful small businesses have benefited from low interest small business loans, or from knowledge acquired from others about their trade, etc.

However, when you listen to the entire line in context with the rest of the speech, it seems like he is saying exactly what it sounds like he is saying.

With that being said, does he actually believe that statement?

I am of the mindset that he either doesn't believe it or doesn't care one way or the other. He is running for re-election and realizes that there are a lot more employees out there than employers, and there are a lot more poor than wealthy. Furthermore, he realizes their vote counts just as much as the business owner.

When you distill it down to its purest form, even the most staunch Obama support must admit that this is simply political class warfare. Moreover, it is a far cry from the message that he ran on in 2008 of being a uniter and not a divider. It is arguable there has never been a more divisive leader with such a large platform for division in American history.

I am continually dumbfounded by what comes from his mouth. I won't be fooled again.



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BugAC
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I am of the mindset that he either doesn't believe it or doesn't care one way or the other.


I think what happened, is he accidentally spoke the truth of what HE believes. He got caught up in the moment of pandering, and out comes this gem.

This clip will be aired over and over again. Obama just sealed his fate with this.






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Mo Jeaux
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Yes, those are the only two liberal business leaders and entrepreneurs in America. :


And they are corporatists. They are nowhere near being small business leaders. I always laugh when the media uses these two guys as evidence that business leaders are OK with additional regulatory burdens. They golf with the President for God's sake. You don't think they have an "in" for decreasing the effects that additional regulations have on their businesses?







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