Obama: Successful people didn’t make it on their own

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In case you weren’t already convinced that President Obama is anti-capitalism and anti-success, his comments from a recent speech are sure to clear that confusion right up.

PRESIDENT OBAMA: And, you know, there are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me. Because they want to give something back. They know they didn’t – look, if you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own. You didn’t get there on your own. I’m always struck by people who think, well, it must be just because I was so smart. There are a lot of smart people out there. It must be because I worked harder than everybody else. Let me tell you something. There are a whole bunch of hard working people out there.

If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen. The Internet didn’t get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet.

“This is great,” Glenn said on radio this morning in reaction to the President’s remarks.

Yes, successful people rely on others to help them get to where they are – Glenn is a perfect example of this – but the President took the idea to a whole different extreme when he insinuated that successful people are only successful because of the government.

That makes so much sense.

The misconception that only the people who run a company benefit from it’s success, creating that pesky 1%, is ludicrous. Glenn went around the radio room pointing out that Stu, Pat, and even Jeffy had all financially and personally benefited from Glenn’s success. They helped him become a radio superstar, and in return they have become successful as well. Glenn said that kind of mutual benefit happens when companies are run right, and when it doesn’t happen those businesses usually do not last.

With Obama’s logic in place, one has to wonder how someone like Henry Ford became so successful.

“Now I have to ask,” Glenn said sarcastically. “How was Henry Ford successful if there weren’t roads?! There weren’t roads! We had to build the roads for the cars that Henry Ford built!”

“How was he successful? How is that possible,” he continued. “Henry Ford failed three times, three times. He tried the assembly line three times. He kept going to investors, not the government, the investors and saying, Okay, I know I blew it the last time, but this time I’ve got it and then he blew it the second time. Okay, okay, okay. Guys, guys, this time I’ve got it. Finally he got it. It took him, like, 15 years.”

So can we thank the government for Ford’s success? No! But we can thank the group of private investors who believed in Ford and his idea.

“Now, Mr. Obama says that if you succeed in America you didn’t do it on your own,” Glenn said. “Well, you know, tell me something, Mr. Obama. How come Solyndra has failed? You are trying to force people. You’re forcing towns and states, you’re forcing insurance companies, you’re forcing everybody to depend on you. We don’t want to depend on you! We don’t want you! We don’t want the big, fat government in our lives!”

Based on Obama’s comments it seems as though he places no value on the individual. He is essentially saying the playing field is leveled because everyone is exactly the same.

“Give a monkey enough time and he’ll invent a car. Give a monkey enough time and he’ll write the Bible,” Glenn said. “No, he won’t. No, he won’t. Not everybody is a great writer. Not everybody is a genius. Not everybody can do what you do. We’re all unique. Whatever it is you’re doing in your job right now, I can guarantee you I can’t do it.”

“It’s such communist philosophy,” Pat added. “We are all the same. We’re all exactly the same.”

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    Communist philosophy to the core, the delusional concept of the Potemkin villages of Russia, made to cast the illusion of all being equal and sharing as one body of people. It is an uttermost illusion and lie to the core, as then why does Obama complain and whine and demonize the “rich 1%” while he is rich as well…

    Of course he sees himself as the enlightened elitist leadership over the unwashed, untrained, unled, unfed, ignorant masses of peasantry who are so much sheep to be used and cared for under his insane guidance.

    I believe that is what we call a DICTATORSHIP!!!

    No, America is a place where since our founding everyone has been able to pursue their own dreams to the best of their own efforts; and the success of others in buinding their dreams is a springboard for the next series to be launched from.

    Success builds success, employs people, motivates growth and reaching outside of the box to make changes for the better happen. Thus we all grow as a nation, due to the efforts of all of us as free individuals.

    Communism is just the opposite, it crushes the human inititive and spirit to the point one of two things happens: the nation and her people succumb to the poisons and perish into the night, or the people have enough and erupt into revolution and a sea of blood.

    Understand, this November is the last shot we have to turn things around; a second term of Obama ends the Republic and our freedom once and for all.

    • Anonymous

      Meg- You said it well snowleopard. How could those that voted for Obama have been so dumb? To put the dumbest person you could find in the highest position in what was the greatest nation on earth. Now he is trying to bring us down to all the others. And reading PYPYPY’s comment shows how dumb some can be. Obama might be smart, but it is in how to tear apart, rather than make better.

      • Anonymous

        Hi meg,
        i’m not sure i understand what you mean about PYPYPY’s message. It was a sarcastic slap at the idea that BHO is smart. …But if you didn’t read it to the end, you may have missed that point.

        …But, if you meant that PYPYPY’s sarcasm was accurate about how stupid some can be, …then i agree completely.


        • sparducks

           Here here.

        • Anonymous

          Meg, I am being sarcastic :) that BO is “the smart one”

          Mr Beck did an excellent job tearing apart BO’s rationale.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lee-Sullivan/100000256745869 Lee Sullivan

        Obama is NOT smart. Like a dog, he is simply “well trained”.  He pees on the paper – we’re the paper.  Had enough yet?  November 2012!

        • Anonymous

          do not underestimate Obama.  I believe him to be very smart. Throw in his narcissistic personality and we have a whole new dimension. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/2N2VDQ4B6CTVKLHZ3KXJITF7DU Nick

       As if one more term under Obama will end the country as we know it. Don’t get me wrong. I haven’t like his presidency much, but you seem a little overdramatic.

      • sparducks

         What should snowleopard be bland and unconcerned? 5 trillion spent in 3.5 years are you for real? Why is it you commies come here to tell us all to pipe down. The country is falling apart. those of us that run businesses are being crushed like grapes in a winepress. Go fly a kite Dick, I mean Nick.

        • Anonymous

          I agree with you and snowleopard.  Way too many people do not see the dangers we face with another 4 years of Obama. This man is so very dangerous. People did not do their homemwork in 2008 and now even with ‘proof’ there are many still standing in line to vote for him. This man ‘lies’ and not having anything to show for his years in office he runs a campaign ie on Romney and Bain Capital. Every day more dribble flows from his mouth.  People wake up!

      • Anonymous

        No, Nick…..Snowleopard is not being a ‘little’ overdramatic. It is those who wear blinders who are not aware of how serious and big an election this upcoming one is. People did not see Obama for what he is when he was running in 2008 and continue to make excuses for him throughout his Presidency. No one did their research. Now we have evidence and still people are in denial.  Another 4 years and not having to answer to anyone (as if he is doing so now!)…..and it will be a very hard and long road to turn around if we even can.  Obama ran on ‘transparency’. Well, we didn’t get any with this Administration. Another 4 years and forget about any transparency! Obama is very dangerous and pls do not underestimate his long range goals. Take a good look at his distaste for this Country and our Constitution. His not going through Congress and his Presidential Mandates changing and makes laws.   The Democratic Party has me completely dumbfounded. Some have turned away from Obama and am hoping more will do so.  Obama is a Socialist/Marxist Imperialistic President running under the Democratic Party. . You may think me overdramatic also….but Obama wants a totalitarian government and with 4 more years under Obama we are on our way.  

      • Anonymous

        Uhm, one more term under Obama WILL end the country as we know it.  By the end of that second term, Obama will have added more to the national debt than EVERY OTHER President in American history including George W. Bush COMBINED.  Up through George W. Bush, the debt was about $10.5 trillion.  At the end of Obama’s second term, he will have added AT THE VERY LEAST $12 trillion to that.  There’s also the record number of food stamps being received by people under Obama’s administration.  The country as we know it has ALREADY ended thanks to Obama.

    • Anonymous

      Really, since our founding. “America is a place where since our founding everyone has been able to pursue their own dreams to the best of their own efforts.” So during slavery, Afican Americans had the same rights. Women had the same rights as men before they were allowed to vote, drive etc.? Homosexuals have the same rights as married couples? Your kind of thinking and close-minded rhetoric is why President Obama will be relected, and our country will change for the positive. Over-sized fore headed mongaloids like you, Beck and all his embicile followers will either have to adapt or continue living in your shantys in the foot hills of the Ozark mountains

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ABWG7LDK2VX23KWINRPMN6YBWM NotMyFault

        Wow, racist and classist! And unaware that ‘forehead’ is one word, that the plural of shanty is ‘shanties’, or of how to spell ‘imbecile.’ Impressive.

      • Anonymous

        Women DID have the same rights as men before they were allowed to vote, drive etc.  And drive?  Seriously?  Before women could vote, they could still own their own land.  And they could still drive as well.  Also, homosexuals HAVE had the same rights as married couples for literally DECADES.  Where have you been the last 20 to 30 years?  Your kind of ignorant, racist, sexist, classist, dimwitted thinking is evidence of just how bad you stupid freeloaders really are.

        And a positive change under Obama? Don’t make me laugh. Absolutely NOTHING positive can come from Obama. Absolutely NOTHING positive has come from Obama yet. News flash for you. Obamacare is a NEGATIVE that the country does NOT want. Obamacare is just going to INCREASE healthcare costs in this country and hurt employment rates further. Obama’s planned increase in taxation to those making more than $250,000 a year is a NEGATIVE that is, too, going to hurt employment rates even further. Not to mention that it will actually LOWER the tax revenue the government will actually receive. That combined with the increased spending your commie liberal friends will end up doing will only exacerbate the problem. Get your head out of your rear and start actually using it for once, please.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4HAW7OERGSC7VZM72V7IGDJ3B4 Sharmane

    First and foremost he is a collectivist.   He has also referred to our “collective” salvation which flies in the face of the Gospel and truth.   This administration thinks people have no personal responsibility, and true to his socialist/marxist upbringing, we can all be poor and downtrodden.  In his world view, only the government elite will have wealth, and the rest of us can crank down our expectations several notches and live on the goodwill of government.   November we need to come out in droves and vote these people out if you love this country and the principles on which it was founded.   Otherwise, we will have only ourselves to blame when we see our country brought to its knees.

    • Anonymous

      Nope. You got it all wrong. Just like they wanted you to think. You are a teaparty ideologue. You don’t even know your enemy. Pathetic. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/OPM5LSTZ7TLA4S3YPTQ2NMTIUA James

        Fine Tapestry your more like a Soiled Rag.  This Marxist Musim is trying to destroy America.  He is trying to bring Class Warfare into play by using lies and totally false statements.  He has no respect for the Constitution of the United States, or the 3 branches of government.  He see’s himself as the supreme power.  Please wash the Soiled Rag and remember the founding fathers and the warnings they gave for the generations to follow.  I Will Pray For You & Our Country to become aware of this treacherous Muslim and his practices.

        • sparducks

           FT as I refer to him or sometimes I just call him fag, does not care about the founding fathers or what is right or wrong. He will engage you until your so frustated and have wasted a lot of time bantering with him then just like a cross dressing queen he will com up with answers that make no sense. He takes al ong time to answer cause he has to call his sister for advice. He has no creative writing skills other than calling you names and posing those stupid statements like; ” You don’t even know your enemy.” My advice is to call him names back and point out what a pathetic boot licker he really is. Don’t try to engage him with meaning dialogue about some men who pledged their lives, fortunes and sacred honor and then spilled their blood and lost their fortunes which was not so easy to recover back then. They did that for the cause of this punk’s freedom and he spits on their graves and their sacred honor. Just another pathetic liberal commie.

      • sparducks

         Well since you are so endowed with all wisdom from your messiah Obama, why don’t you enlighten us? Who is our enemy?

      • sparducks


        • Anonymous

          keep picking your banjo hillbilly

          • sparducks

            Why thank you. I will.

  • Anonymous

    Blind morons. Glenn, look elsewhere, not only to your two little parrots. There is an entire society around you, whole communities whom you should thank. Without them you are nothing, Glenn, and you didn’t even acknowledge them. Everyone else: wink-wink. See?

    • Anonymous

      its called the free market.Might wanna read up on it. It’s true nobody made it on their own. People work for businesses to promote products and services FOR WHICH THEY GET PAID!!! in salary and benefits. At that point the contract of who owes what is fulfilled.  Is it the teacher, the worker, or government that took the risk? Mortgaged their house? Experiences financial ruin personally as well as professionally if they fail? Is it the worker who goes without being paid if the company is not turning a profit and has to pay his fellow co-workers instead? Is it the government or union worker who puts in hours of labor without pay just so the business can stay afloat. Is it the government or worker who came up with the idea for air plane,the computer,the television, Assembly line,motion picture ETC ETC ETC? No It was the individual. We all could not run Apple computers, We all would not take the risks and have the vision of Walt Disney (who risked his whole future on Snow white’s success.  We all could not be Jc penney or Sam Walton, or even Col Sanders. The purpose of businesses is not to make jobs!!!!  Jobs are the byproduct of success full goods and services provided by businesses. And anyone who tells you otherwise is economically a fool or a liar.We all(with the exception of the poor) paid for the schools, the roads, the teachers,The government and military. The success full already foot 70% of the damn bill. It sickens me in my country that we have come from See that millionaire I want to be as success full as him by my own labor and work to being a pathetic government entitled leech. In the old days a man who didn’t pull his own weight or thought he was entitled to something was called a thief, scoundrel, and con man. You want more wealth GO EARN IT on your own merit. not by legalizing theft and punishing those who have success. Incidentally if the wealthy don’t have money they don’t invest. If they don’t invest businesses don’t grow, and if they don’t grow YOU HAVE NO JOB. and if you have no Job you are dependent and if you are dependent you are nothing more than an economic SLAVE. We’ve had them before in the middle ages they were called serfs.

  • landofaahs

    odumbass.  They did not start putting up phone poles and lines until a guy invented the telephone.  Who in govt. subsidized the Wright brothers?  And I don’t mean Jeremiah Wrights kin either.

    • sparducks

       It would be illegal today to invent manned flight. Someone could get hurt.

      • landofaahs

        It would probably violate some environmental regulation designed to protect…crows or something.

        • sparducks

          I’m sure they commited some felony. We’ll just have to let Obammas people pour over the books to find it.

  • Anonymous

    That’s how the socialists discount any thoughts of privacy, individual ownership, individual freedom, individual anything (except for the “special” individuals, the activ.., er, party memb.., uh, contrib…, um, comra… whatever the wordsmiths call them).

    • sparducks

       By wordsmith you mean Joe Biden right?

  • Anonymous

    Our hard fought PC and EEOC and NAACP and AFL-CIO and Civil Rights nonsense has come home to roost.  Yeah, that welfare queen over in Da Hood is the same as that soldier that got his/her brains blown out over in Afghanistan.  So, let’s make her and Obama truly equal.  Make them join the military and drive down one of those highways of death in the middle east.

  • Anonymous

    As soon as Obama signs the line of credit loan for the business, purchases or leases the building, lease or purchases the equipment, enrolls in all the tax requirements for city, state, and federal, both payroll and company and signs Barrack Hussein Obama on the lines of all documents, only then will he understand that the business owner does this as a matter of course.  He or she puts his butt on the line every day, all day.  Obama needs to leave office.  His politics is poisen to America.  Somebody, please do something to get the guy out.

    • sparducks

       Funny that you say “leases a building” , I wonder how many Obama retards out there who are working for a small business like a hair salon or a deli know what risk their boss took on just to sign a commercial lease on commercial space. 5 year minimum lease. And most are a triple net lease which means you pay your share of all of the costs of the property. taxes, insurance, utilities. I’ll bet this moron  in office doesn’t even know this. If he had this in law school he was probably loaded that day. It’s amazing listening to some hair dresser bitch about her boss and vote for Obama while her boss is in the back up to her neck in bills and tryin to keep the place up. This is madness what shall we ever do?

  • Anonymous

    Let them pass…  They’re not the droids you’re looking for.

    Seriously people, the Dems have no substance, Obama’s a communist, and it’s all an illusion the “takers” have bought into. 

    • Anonymous

      Perhaps “takers” (or what Ayn Rand called “rotters” and “looters”, in Atlas Shrugged) are especially susceptible to those Jedi mind tricks?

  • Anonymous

    Mr Beck, you are wrong. BO is so smart  because he came to his conclusion that people who are successful dont get there by themselves without Govt help. So maybe he can turn monkeys into brain surgeons and doctors for his ObamaCare!!! 3 cheers for the monkey who will become doctors and surgeons!!!

    OK, I am back on earth now. Very well put Mr Beck. This man is despicable. He owes every single hard working family and successful people an apology!!!

  • wisdomcries

    Chris Gardner (Pursuit of Happiness)  and millions of others are successful because we didn’t whine and cry I’m a victim, we didn’t play the blame game, we took personal responsibility & picked ourselves up and busted ass.

    Obama perpetuates envy and a loser mentality.

  • Anonymous

    On the subject of Solyndra.

     since it and many other “green companies” had a helping hand from  BO and his admin with tax payers money, by BO’s own argument, it is therefore his fault, that they failed. 

     Will BO now admit that the failure of these companies is his fault??? No he wont. He will give us some BS and would not hesistate to blame President Bush, the Tsunami, ATM machines, Europe.

    • Anonymous

      Obama is a narcissistic pathological liar. It is not in him to admit fault, and no lie is too great or small to use in escaping any personal responsibility.

  • http://www.facebook.com/james.depagnier James Depagnier

    When the “Govt” builds a road that means the Govt. makes blacktop, concrete, steel, and the trucks, bulldozers that constuct them not the private “successful businesses” that bid and win the contacts. Obama is so far out of touch he could’t even run a lemonade stand (if he could get a permit)

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UQDOPTBRYXFJSLJNFG5T6STYAM Rob

    That carriage emblem was once Fisher Body.  

  • http://twitter.com/Falcon16D Dale Larson

    “Obama: Successful people didn’t make it on their own” So if the president is correct in his assumption that people “didn’t make it on their own”, who wrote Barack Obama’s books? I guess someone else did and if that is true, I want my cut of the profits from the sales of his books. Additionally, I want those same profits to be equally re-distributed among the populous.

  • Anonymous

    OBama’s statement companies are successful because of the government (tax payers), didn’t connect with me. It was so absurd I didn’t understand what he said. I took it to mean he was talking to the immigrants who have come here from foreign countries who believe they should be making the same amount of money as the management, people should be paid the same. I worked in manufacturing for years, and people who came here with the aide of the government, they came here through the lottery system, their college was paid for by tax payers, they were on welfare until a company took them on as an employee. These people would complain to me that if it wasn’t for the technicians there would be no company, that the technicians should be getting paid more or close to what managers make because the managers  are not doing the work that produces the product. One day I got tire of the complaining and told a girl, she could get rid of that jealousy she has over the money she makes and ask to sit down with a manager and find out what she  needed to do to work her way up to manager. She wanted to rip my tongue out, she complained to her cliche of friends  and I was verbally condemn daily. My assessment is that people who come here from foreign countries only know communistic thinking.  They don’t beleive they can be anymore than what they are without the help of their government.

  • Ciaran

    This guy is unreal. He’s more narcissisitic than Freud. I know PLENTY of successful folks – who did get help – but they worked like DOGS to achieve their success. The halp came from family and friends, or other business people, who gave advice and tips – but mainly the successes came from looooong hours, and blood sweat and tears. They had failures, analyzed what went wrong, corrected mistakes, and tried again. And worked like DOGS. Obama is projecting his own experiences on to genuinely productive people. The most frightening aspect of this is that he probably truly believes what he’s saying. But he’s wrong.

  • greywolfrs

    On a serious note, Obamao is full of shit, AGAIN. Obamao nor the government worked the 16-18 hours a day, 7 days a week, to grow any small business and make it successful. They didn’t throw everything they had into it, including their blood, sweat and tears. The only thing government has done is regulate and tax small businesses to the point where it is not worth it. Now, with Obamaocare, they just screwed small business to the breaking point.

    Someone gives ALL small businesses help, but it wasn’t the government. Teachers are the reason or maybe roads, but nevermind those roads and teachers were paid by OUR taxes. This guy is a complete moron.

    • sparducks

       I think a new way of doing business is afoot. at least in my field. Have no employees. Hire only sub-contractors.

      • greywolfrs

        Doesn’t change the fact that the government is going to force you to buy health insurance, for yourself, whether you can afford it or not.

        • sparducks

          i here ya bro.

  • http://www.facebook.com/derrick.medlin Derrick Medlin

    The little blue plate on the GM was “Body by Fisher” A carriage company that helped GM succeed. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/David.Gilpin David Gilpin

    I remember the Fisher Body Logo…. God I feel old.

  • Anonymous

    Didn’t it also have to do with Fischer Body??  The carriage plate, I thought, said that.  (I’m from Flint, which is why I ask!)

  • Anonymous

    God this obammy is a complete and utter jackass.  What a son of a bitchin’ unimaginable bastard.  Just because the moslem brotherhood paid his way all his life.  God, how can a country like America ever put a c(BLEEP)nt like this in office?

    • Anonymous

      Which god are you refering too?

  • Anonymous

    When your only job is community organizer, it is easy to understand the communist mentality of the obommunist and why our country has taken such a deep dive into the mess it is in. I hope the masses are reading between the lies and trully tries to understand what a nightmare the obommunist really is.

  • Anonymous

    Obama is trying his best to destroy this Country….to destroy our initiative…..to destroy our individual talents, etc.  and if people do not WAKE UP NOW he will succeed.  Obama goes beyond Socialism. He talks like a dictator in a totalitarian government. Our imperialistic president.  I have ‘PAID FORWARD’ and will continue to do so.  I do not need nor want Obama to tell me who and what to do. He gives to companies like Solyndra and OOPS…poor decision. He gave stiumuls money to GM and OOPS dollars went abroad.  Every day Obama comes out with another GEM. I can hardly believe that he believes all that is coming out of his mouth other than hoping it works to get him complete control of this Country. We pay enought taxes. What happened with the ‘overhaul’ and taxes cuts by Congress? Do not hear any discussion on that lately?  Maybe we need to give less dollars abroad?  Too many people (50-52%) do not pay taxes and we need to get these people on the right track. Giving more of our hard earned dollars to taxes is not the answer.


  • Anonymous

    The baby jesus and the 99% love president obama, becaus he cares.  This whole quote was taken out of context and misportrayed Why do the  do shit like this.  Glen is a shill forthe 1%.  Why?

    • sparducks

       huh? What? Dude what city are you in? I wanna see if the mental ward your supposed to be in put out an amber alert.

      • Anonymous

        The whole story was taken out of context.  It sems that the “FOXTITUTES” at fox news  edted the tape so what else is new?

        • sparducks

          Dude are you smokin pot?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Erik-Osbun/100001215333702 Erik Osbun

    A really fair assessment and indictment of Obama’s comments by Glenn Beck

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/S2GJFJN5LSP6MFJS3S2VJW6TQY ROBERT

    For Barry yes, Somebody paid for his private school in hawaii, Somebody paid for Occidental college, Somebody paid for his trip around the world, Somebody paid for harvard law school, Somebody arranged the deal for his house in Chicago…..etc. He just won’t tell us WHO!!

  • Anonymous

    You rambled too much. This electionis simple.  It’s the 99% and the 1%.  Mitt rob-me represents the 1%.  The baby jesus loves the 99%.  What side are you on? 

    • sparducks

       Lame dude. Surfs up.

    • greywolfrs

      You are a complete moron.

  • http://twitter.com/BDWatcher bdwatcher

    Obama is right, all successful people did have help from some others. They created the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, our independance from tyrannical governments and dictators. Our founding fathers embraced a country where success is directly related to effort, determination and a willingness to never give up. They recognized that freedom is choice, the ability to own property, pursue our dreams, believe in ourselves and, as we should be, never give up to get rid of this Marxist trying so hard to turn our country into a slave society run by big government the elite and favorite campaign contributors. He must go.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/T3QHM3TAII7ZV4EA74LLWNU3DE Glenn

    All I could say Is Bullshit!!  He don’t even know who I am and what I do to to make a life for me each day! This man does not respect the average person, or even KNOW him. His comment is gonna make me hurl…Sorry, alot of anger was raised up on that. Five fingers minus one, oh great one! ha!

  • Anonymous

    Elizabeth Warren had similar remarks in a speech she gave when running against Scott Brown for senator of Massachsetts. “You built a factory out there? Good for you,” she says. “But I want to be
    clear: you moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for; you
    hired workers the rest of us paid to educate; you were safe in your factory
    because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for.

    • sparducks

       As she no doubt stuffed her face with a smoked salmon laden coisant and a bottle of bubbly we paid for.

  • Anonymous

    Squaw Warren speaks with forked-tongue!

  • Anonymous

    Someone should make a YouTube video showing all the successful black actors/actresses; sports stars; musicians; businessmen/women; models; scientists; etc.
    And show Obama saying for each one “Someone else made them a success…”
    Do it for each one.

    • Anonymous

       Someone???? If you want it done redneck why dont you do it

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ABWG7LDK2VX23KWINRPMN6YBWM NotMyFault

        I’m going to assume that you are applying the traditional meaning to the term redneck, meaning a person who was proudly known an honorable, hard worker, whose neck became reddened from laboring and sweating out in the hot sun all day.

  • Anonymous

    But the Goverment did indee have a strong influence on the devlopment of the internet.  Mr Obama is not suggesting here that success is dependent upon the Government.  I still can’t understand, Mr Beck, why you insist upon making our President into some kind of boogeyman whos outto “get us” in some way.

    • sparducks

       Go away commie.

      • Anonymous

        Please define what you mean by a “commie”.  I know what it means to me, but what is your interpretation of that word?  Defining terms is essential to meaningful political discourse.

        • sparducks

           Yeah right here we go again. You clowns post here and think that the conservatives can’t spot you a mile away. I’m not gonna play with you commie I already have a girlfriend to argue with; Fine Tapestry. Go blow your Obama horn somewhere else.

    • Anonymous

      Glenn Beck calls it as he sees it.  After reading many comments here today, I see many of us all reacted the same.  It is Not just Glenn, there are millions of people who saw it the way Glenn did.  Obama is not a boogeyman.  He is a puppet who has campaigned on our dime since the day he took office. And he is not the first black president.  Morgan Freeman kindly brought that to light recently.  As for the govt. helping some get wealthy, that was so poorly described it was almost funny.  However the fact is, it is not funny nor is Obama.

      • greywolfrs

        Can you post a link to what Morgan Freeman said?

        • Anonymous

          Morgan Freeman was on the VIEW on ABC Mon. July 16. That is where is made that statement. Hope this helps.

          • greywolfrs

            Thank you, I will check it out.

    • greywolfrs

      Hey stupid, Obamao saying a teacher or roads are the reason small businesses are successful is B S. He is saying that without the government putting those things in place, business would not be successful. Nevermind that those things were paid for with taxes on people and BUSINESSES. Don’t be stupid, if you can.

  • http://www.facebook.com/matteberry Mark Atteberry

    If our commie in chief thinks I earned my living today by being a lucky beneficiary of our wonderful benevolent government he can kiss my tired and sweaty #%$!  And to think I once thought that no President could disappoint and disgust me more than Bill C. This POTUS makes me nauseous and makes Bill look like a free market capitalist and a true patriot. If we get this commie  for 4 more years, all of the small business owners may as well start looking for their new country. The USA will be a hazy pathetic reflection of it’s past glory.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Steven.M.Kish.Jr Steven Kish

    Glen, welcome to the USSR (United States Suppressed Republic).  My families in Poland and Hungry suffered under the “cult of the enlightened leader”, first under Hitler then under Stalin.  Lost a cousin in the 1956 Budapest “uprising”, and never thought   SO glad that both Poland an d Hungry finally threw off the shacles of communism, and FINALLY have a democratic form of government.  I never thought I would see the day the “cult of the enlightened leader” happen here in our Republic!

    Wake up America, before it is too late!  A totalitarian state that controls EVERYTHING is in the works under the present regime, known as the Democrat Party and it’s extremist followers.

    Our founding fathers (and mothers) are turning over in their graves.  Too many of my father’s, mine and the current generation of  patriots have given their limbs and lives to preserve our constitutionally  limited republic. To let it slip away.under a heavy handed, bloated, left leaning and socialist believing, would be an insult to those who gave so much for God and the USA.

    Come November, VOTE while we still have the right to vote.

    Steven in West Bloomfield Michigan.

  • Anonymous

    I always maintained the man was a mere puppet, but being an absolute fool is a new revelation.

  • Anonymous

    Henry Ford also paid his workers lots of money so they could buy his cars. Now even Walmart employees are so poorly paid they cant even shop there. Glen is right, businesses today are failures, they cant employ enough people and they cant pay people enuf to live. They like to call themselves job creators- try to find that in the Constitution. Glen Beck hates America.

  • Anonymous

    I can only laugh. Hope he keeps coming up with theses intelligent remarks. He will vote himself out of office. Keep up the good work ODUMDUM!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_FLXV7JTQT3IMA4CD5AGR2GP5K4 Harold Mcwithey

    now thats a kettle calling a pot black right????      i wonder what OBAMA  calls his lack of success too ,  ??????

  • Anonymous

    On the same day he gave another speech in the rain in Virginia which just proves that neither he nor his followers have enough sense to get in out of the rain.


  • Anonymous

    His statements about successul Americans just shows how shallow he is. This idiot does not have an American education. Maybe it’s because his community organizing was dependent on government handouts, he thinks that it’s the government which is really responsible for anybody’s success. He hasn’t got a clue what it takes to reach success as he was the chosen messiah by the media and other forces which have the me destination, and that is to destroy the US!

  • Anonymous

    It’s also union – speak !!

  • Anonymous

    The little blue carriage symbol said “Body by Fisher”   The Fisher coach works was a primary supplier to GM for several years.  IMO it was one of the things that make chevrolets so popular during the sixties and seventies.

  • Anonymous

    Pres. Obama is perfectly willing to give credit to others when it comes to his own failures. But, when it comes to his successes, like taking out bin Laden, he takes all the credit for himself. To hear him brag about it, there wasn’t anyone else involved. “If you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own.” I guess Obama is the lone exception to the rule.

  • Anonymous

    People with vision should be insulted. It’s ALWAYS someone else. No experience shows more everyday. Hopefully he will be gone come this November.

  • Anonymous

    People came to the west to places that were not even states.  Still indian territories and they built themselves homes and farmed and raised livestock with absolutly no government.  When they could they banded together and built business and towns and then the states were formed. Does ovomit think that government was the reason this nation got built?  Governments were established to serve the needs of the people, not the other way around.  Government is just a means to ends, not the end in itself.  Government is a necessary evil sometimes but an evil all of the time.  This is why the founders gave us the constitution and a LIMITED constitutional republic.  As judge Napolitano asks, “Do we work for the govenment or does the government work for us?”

  • Anonymous

    Has he told Oprah Winfrey this?  She didn’t work hard to succeed?  She owes her success to the government, roads, bridges, etc?  In truth I blame Oprah for promoting Obama and getting him elected President.  When she came out and endorsed him it gave him so much more momentum.  I haven’t heard anything from her now or from Caroline Kennedy, Maria Shriver.  Remeber when they were on a stage promoting him?  Are they keeping quiet for a reason?  I never watch Oprah or buy her magazine anymore.  I haven’t since I saw what she helped to do to ruin this country.  Obama needs to be a one term president and Oprah needs to go down the tube.  

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Frances-Maddox/100000138283082 Frances Maddox

    This is such a laugh, hilarious in fact. If successful people became successful because of infra-structure,etc…that means EVERYONE has SAME opportunity, so why doesn’t EVERYONE, become successful including ME…ANSWER;  because WE did not have the drive and intelligence to become SUCCESSFUL!  SIMPLE ENOUGH…OBAMA IS FULL OF COMMUNIST BALONEY

  • w. Parker

    Why not require able bodied people, male/female drawing govt assistance to work for this money on infrastructure projects and other worldly endeavors, like roads, bridges, parks, public hospitals, etc. This type program would also give them “work experience” and you’ll see a large drop in the illegitimacy rate. This all could lead to “success” later on…
    Also, how is it discriminatory to any group requiring them to have some form of ID to vote??  You need an ID for alcohol, cigs, medical care(free or otherwise), buy/sell auto’s, cash checks (welfare checks), etc etc etc?? Could it be that obozo is counting on these illegal immigrants to “vote” for him, (along with many “dead” people)??

  • Anonymous

    October 12, 2011 

    Dear Mr. Obama, 

    I read this morning that you are going to go on the “America would have been worse without me” tour to boost your parties poll numbers, with 391 days to go until election day. Being a natural born and bred capitalist I find this fascinating. Think of it this way; if I invented a new car with square wheels and then did a tour around the country trying to convince people, that those round wheels are just to darn efficient and useful – how many people could I convince? Not many. Unless they are attendees of the “Nut Roots” convention, you could probably sell a whole bunch of my square wheeled cars to those people! 

    See, Mr Obama, in my world I’ve got to do or create something that others find enough value in to part with their money, that they could use for an infinite number of purposes. To illustrate this; take Al Gore for instance. Does Al buy another massage at the happy ending saloon, or, does he buy more earth polluting energy efficient light bulbs? Tough call. If he was real careful he could have as much fun with the light bulb I guess, but even Mr. Gore would have to realize it was not worth the risk. In your world, Mr. Obama, you have to create words on a page that will either use force or coercion to get my fellow citizens to do the federal governments bidding. Do you see the difference? One is based on a voluntary association the other being foisted upon a citizen through threat of death or financial coercion. 

    So you, and other liberals, must go on tour and tell us how we can be best managed by those of your ilk rather then on our own. Now, Mr. Obama, it would be one thing if liberal progressive democrats had a record worth aspiring to. But no sane citizen can make that claim, every program that you and those of your ilk have pushed has placed this nation in bankruptcy – morally as well as fiscally. In essence the United States of America has had its perfectly round wheels converted into square ones and now you, Mr. Obama, must explain to us why we must abandon the round ones and drive our lives on the square ones. 

    To borrow a phrase from you, “Make no mistake,” if there is one person that can convince America to commit suicide your election is proof that you have that ability. Maybe while you are touring you can link up with Dr. Kevorkian and discuss the death panels? After all you always claim that you are seeking the most experienced minds on any given topic – until you decide only to use them as cover all the while spouting the liberal line, and ignoring their advice anyway. Senator Judd Greg is darn near clairvoyant on this reality. Have a good week Mr. President and please remember that every dollar you will be spending on your travel and entertainment my kids are paying for, so take it easy on the Jet A and the Kobe Beef. Maybe you should figure out which President bought his own postage stamps, and tear a page out of his code of conduct and follow it? 


    Joe Doakes

  • Anonymous

    June 17, 2011

    To the Editor:

    As I read Mrs. XXXXXXX rebuttal to my letter I could not help but recall that movie The Titanic by James Cameron.  In my minds eye I can clearly see Mrs. XXXXXX standing outside the wheel house cheering on Captain Obama as he steers the ship of state not only into the iceberg, but then, throws the ship into full reverse to hit it again, just to be sure the ship is absolutely going to sink.  Whether it is Obama, Cuomo, or even Weiner they are all reading from the same playbook written by liberal democrat after liberal democrat.  Spend more, promise more, borrow more, regulate more, fight wars only when “we” run them otherwise wail like stuck pigs against them, and last but not least, don’t mind the stench of hypocrisy, oh no, we must full our noses with as much sanctimonious “but its for the children” as will fit to mask the stench.

    My life experience guided by what I know to be true says we are in deep trouble and I’m trying to ring the alarm with these letters.  If all of you want to live out the last days of prosperity in placid ignorance, you have that right, because better men, and these days women, from our local police and fire force’s right on up to every soul in the United State Military step into the breach to give you that opportunity.  I recommend a hot cup of tea and the liberal media of your choice that does not challenge any assumption you have been taught to bleep just like the Phd XXXXXXX has done with such seeming certitude along with your thoughts in the same paper you know hold in your hands.  I say nuts to all of it.  We are trillions in debt and deficit and our problems from not having opened Yucca mountain to secure nuclear waste to the ATF letting thousands of guns in to the wrong hands only increases my angst.

    We are free and will remain so because we cherish debate and the ballot and we can alter our course through that ballot box.  We have for almost three generations accepted the notion that the liberal philosophy in either how we fight wars or how we live our daily lives is the answer.  To accomplish this, both political parties have engaged in the “you scratch my back, I’ll scratch your’s” act.  This “go along to get along” attitude has led us to a decade of combat against one side of the same muslim/arab coin, a destroyed dollar, and diminished standing among the free nations of the world, and a fantasy land interest rate environment that only Bozo the Clown Banker could love.  Americans don’t lead by bowing to dictators or by apology.  They hold their hand out and say to the world that we will do our level best to help you realize your freedom, but will not give up our freedom to be safe.  Because as Benjamin Franklin once said a nation that is willing to give up its freedom for security will soon have neither.  I may not be the smartest man, but I think old Franklin knew a thing or two about what it took to get the freedom that we seem so willing to give up and hand, our children, my children, the MasterCard bill for.

    Joe Doakes

  • Andrew Perkins

    I agree with Obama’s sentiment at face value — it is true that every hardworking person had someone that helped them along the way, because they were deemed worthy — and gave them a chance, but Obama is twisting this around to justify “forced charity” in the form of higher taxes.  People help one another because that is our Christian nature.  Why does Obama think the government is the only one who can help you — but cutting off the generosity of others.  Why does Obama think only the government can provide opportunity, to be a mentor, to be an advocate or a friend.  Bullcrap!  The “deemed worthy” part of this is a big deal — it means you are doing something for yourself, not just expecting a check from the government…  Count your blessings — not count your entitlements!

  • http://www.facebook.com/landreucci Leonard R Andreucci

    The man has no knowledge of what making on your own means. Since he has yet to do so himself.

  • Anonymous

    I made it on my own. I’ve had to make it without help right by myself from the time I was 18. If I was broke I was broke. There were no parents, brothers, friends etc there to give me a hand out. If I ate it was on me and no one else and I’ve never took 1 cent from any government program. That bum Obama has never done anything but take. He knows nothing but giveaways. He’s never worked a day in his life and a days work would put him in his grave.

    • w. Parker

      I respect your work, as well as your life ethic – an honorable one

  • Anonymous

    Just listen to what President Obama says!  He accuses others of all sorts of things when he is really just telling us what is in his heart.  If he says I didn’t make it on my own, what he is really saying is that he did not make it on his own.  If he says that others are corrupt and incompetent, it is because he is corrupt and incompetent!

  • http://christiancitizenshipforum.blogspot.com/ OneCitizenOfTheRepublic

    Animal Farm

  • Anonymous

    Body By Fisher is what that plate said.The Fisher Boy Co. was  founded in the early 1900s, and they are still in business. They were carriage builders that eventualy became the primary body builder for many car companies. Fisher body is credited with many innovations that are sill in use today. Dual Windshield wipers, side door beams, and they wee the first to produce the Airbag  1974.

    Turth is…they probably couldn’t have done any of it, without the help f the government. God Bless the government. Where could we be without it?

    • Anonymous

      So how, oh how, did this country make it through the first 150 years in a complete lack of Progressive nonsense? 

  • Dan

    Government cannot exist without hard working successful people. They are not successful because of government. Government can only succeed because the successful people support it by paying taxes that they earn though hard work. Individuals who are not successful pay little or no taxes and survive at a subsistence level through government handouts because of the taxes paid by successful individuals. President Obama does not know what a successful person is because he is the one who believes he has succeeded because of government help.

  • Anonymous

    Well, Obama didn’t get where he is because his is so smart, that is for damn sure. He has his handlers making sure he does what they want.

  • Anonymous

    I’ll bet Edison had to toss out more than one experiment before he finally got some of his

    inventions right.     And, I forget—he received how much money from the gov’t?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=581834054 Ginny Auldridge

    hey, everyone says I am the reason for my own poverty……… even thouh my ex husbands both stole from me, and the one I worked for 10 years failed to claim me as an employee and didn’ pay into my social security for nine of those ten years, and then my becoming disabled…….. all of it is on me. but the wealthy,  they had help????????????

    • Anonymous

      Well, I didn’t make you marry anybody, did I?  Sorry, but “ex husbands” are your choice, not mine.  And not keeping track of your finances — well, sorry again.  It’s called “personal responsibility”.  And no — Obama is full of BS as well — the fact that people group together to create something does not give the entire mass of Progressives an entitlement claim on their success.

  • Don DeLathouwer

    If anyone didn’t make it on their own, it was the Obomination. We do have to give credit to affirmative action and racial quotas for his historic rise from illegitimacy to druggy, community organizer, attempt as an Illinois Senator, and his attempt as the president.
    Looks like he has been a dismal failure at everything that he has attempted. Whatever he HAS was not EARNED, it was “GIVEN” to him.  

  • Anonymous

    The more I listen to what Obama says, the more I realize how idiotic his statements really are.  

  • Anonymous

    Well there speaks an idiot who has never accomplished anything on his own.  We have a daughter who started her own business two years ago and in these times that is like climbing Mt. Everest.  She has done it through her own hard work and perserverance (sp?).  She has added 4 contract persons as well.  She doesn’t scimp on their pay either.  Two of the 4 she has trained from the ground up. 
    Obama opens his mouth and puts not one foot but both feet in all the time.  Ignorance must be bliss for him to keep doing it.

  • Mark Cline

    I’m extremely disturbed by all the marxist philosophy being promoted by Obama.  And I really appreciate the people who point it out in this forum and explain what is wrong with it.  But what disturbs me even more is the occasional republican authority who will pipe up and add to the democratic harrassment againt Romney, like demanding that he disclose more years of tax returns.  Maybe they don’t particularly like Romney and didn’t support him in the primaries.  But now HE’S THEIR GUY, and they should support him against Obama no matter what.   Instead, they’d rather help the democrates pick him apart instead of focusing on what’s wrong with Obama’s policies.  The republicans had better wise up to the possibility that Obama could win the election if they don’t all unite around Romney.  The democrates seem to be more faithful to their guy than are the republicans.  That’s probably not so, but it seems that way at times.
    Another disturbing thing lately is the lacking of enough really sharp paople on Romney’s team to successfully deflect the mud coming his way.  There are some tremendous arguments against Obama’s lies and inuendos that are going completely unused.  For instance, Obama says that prosperity doesn’t happen from the top down, but from the middle out or bottom up.  But hes all about what he considers as the top, (the federal government), creating all the jobs.  He’s arguing against his own policies, and no one in the media is pointing that out.  I’m not that smart.  But even I can see how hypocritical Obama is.  My wife and I have come to the conclusion that Romney is just biding his time for economic and tactical reasons before really going toe-to-toe with Obama.  But it really drives us crazy when people on the right, (like on Fox News), will allow the democrates to define what is to be discussed.

    I consider myself an independant, (I call myself a recovering republican), because of what George Bush did to our nation.   But Obama is so much worse that it is unthinkable that he be re-elected.  And all republicans had better come to that same conclusion and get behind their man, or the unthinkable will occur.   

  • http://twitter.com/ericbischoff Eric Bischoff

    To all of you brain surgeons that are foaming at the mouth every time Glenn Beck et al selectively pulls a partial quote out of his arse, did it ever occur to you that Obama may actually be right and you are just being manipulated?

    For anyone to actually believe that they created empires on their own is the real absurdity. Yes someone actually had the nerve to take a chance but they are usually quite incapable of accomplishing it all on their own. Their success is also usually related to having a vision and having assembled a great team to act on that vision.

    The sooner we accept this the better off we will all be. The age of me, me , me and Wall Street and Capitalism mentality is coming to an end. You will probably never win the lottery or create a Facebook. What you will more than likely ever be is part of a team.

    We are approaching a new era of integration, cooperation and sharing. Alleluia!

    • http://twitter.com/dstorey1958 Diane E. Storey

      It’s called socialism and real americans what no part of it.

    • Anonymous

      Yes we are all coming
      together to reform the Soviet Union here in the United States. We will all work for the government
      and beg for scraps just as the Russians did. Let’s model ourselves after the
      European socialist countries so that in a couple of years our society will
      collapse as is Greece.

      As alternative why don’t we
      go back to our Constitution and set this country’s path to greatness once again.  I don’t think that the productive segment of this country’s population is going to accept being on the team of the socialist welfare state headed by despots like Obama.

    • Anonymous

      So…..the fact that other people got together and created something means that you are entitled to half of their profits because…what?  You breathe and exist?  That entitles you to their stuff? 

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1606501733 David N Ackert

    unfortunatley most liberals believe the same thing thats why they think they should be taxed more then anyone else.  That is unless you are a couple from another counbtry then its tax free fpor seven years etc.  We are so backwards.

  • http://twitter.com/fawnday Dawn Brayton

    Well, government DID give inventers of roads, bridges and other stuff patents for their ideas. Or something So in THAT way government is involved in making people successful. And the public library and public schools were put together by the founders who improved on ideas other people had before them. Who in turn moves things forward so everyone can go there and learn things. Glenn, you Stu, Pat and Jeffy and the rest of the team wouldn’t be as successful if it wasn’t for us getting you that way because of liking what you talk about. You KNOW that and are always thanking us for helping GBTV get built. Government had to give a license for that, didn’t they? They must have at some point.

    • Anonymous

      So that means you are entitled to half of Glenn’s paycheck?  Or 75%? Or all of it? 

  • Anonymous

    Glenn… The government help us because we take apart money (called taxes) to fund them, in order to provide us the resources we need to build a business.

    The Government was created to help us… they work for our well being. They are not an “independent” entity… They are part of the structure we are creating and maintaining to grow our wealth.

    Mr. Obama is paid by the 2% he doesn’t like… He is working for us… He is not the owner of the government. Without taxpayer hard work, he couldn’t be paid. There is no argument about the government “helping” us; that is their mission…

  • Anonymous

    You have to stay focused and know that Obama is only trying to take all eyes off of him and his administration.  They are slight of hand tricks and is most certainly what most AMERICANS want to believe.  He has never started a business in his own life, he has always been a taker and never a giver.  Look at where he comes from – MUSLIM and communist life.  Obama is so worried about not giving much, why doesn’t he write his own check or stop taking money from the Government.  I am so ashamed of my country that we are not strong enough to stand on our own principles, most anyway.  We have to be strong so we can survive.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UTEPJ6LJKHRWSYSFZWCPODCBGQ mudslide

    Obama says that if you succeed in America you didn’t do it on your own – kinda like Obama

    Give a monkey enough time, he becomes president?

  • Anonymous

    I have never hated anyone as much as I hate obama. At the time jimbo carter was president I didn’t hate him this much. Obama is a liar, a fraud and a criminal. Yes, he is a criminal being protected by the liberal media. Has anyone ever threatened the Supreme Court as he did? Has anyone unilaterally destroyed our immigration policies? His big butted wife spends more taxpayer money than ever before and then has the gall to lecture people about “values”. His use of bully tactics is defended by the media rather than debunked. There are so many programs designed to socialize this country and it’s happening. He is practicing class warfare at its worst. Ask yourself: Who cares when Romney left Bain? What did Bain do that was not legal and not part of the American system of capitalism? All of a sudden making money is bad? It’s not as if he was an employee of Madoff and it’s a matter of when he left. Come on, enough already. Obama is a thug from the streets of Chicago. I look at him and I see no difference between him and any other thug in Harlem. It’s time we take this country back from the criminals in DC.

  • http://twitter.com/Snuffy_Joe Joe Snuffy

    ONCE AGAIN, Obama demonstrates to all that his Marxist upbringing was definitely limited when he came to understanding the Economy.  I sincerely hope that Romney takes full advantage of this monumental stupidity and uses it to put this Socialist in his proper place – and NOT back in the white house. 

    With all of the attacks Obama and his Socialist surrogates have been waging on our Constitution over the past 3+ years, I would be very concerned about our rights as Citizens to be able to own private property of any kind in the future. 

    I would expect Obama to move to annexing all personal property as government property – just like they did in Russia in 1917.  After all, this is what the Marxists believe and Obama has clearly shown himself to be a Marxist. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jayne-Nielsen/100000024501720 Jayne Nielsen

    This man is a total and absolute idiot.  

    My question is, why doesn’t Obama have the b*lls to spew out this nonsense in-front of an audience of business owners?  Instead he ruffles the feathers of the “wannabe rich”.  The whiners and complainers who feel disenfranchised by those who are successful.  I can guarantee the audience Obama was pandering to WOULD NOT sacrifice anything to help themselves.  And I can guarantee these people would not put in more hours than they had to.  All business owners, but especially small business owners, put in 60-80 hours a week, take NO vacations, and would meet their employees payroll before meeting their own.

    Let’s compare these facts to the idiot currently occupying the White House.  He and his family have taken more vacations courtesy of the American taxpayer,  This moron has played over 100 rounds of golf in three and half years, rarely puts in more than 40 hours a week of REAL work because he’s too busy being the Campaigner-in-Chief rather than being the Commander-in-Chief.  And he’s NEVER denied himself a paycheck.

    And while business owners rarely get to see their spouse or family, this moron takes his wife on a date night to New York in Air Force One. 

  • new2la

    This guy is the biggest joke in the political history of the US. Is there something in the water in the left side of the Capital? Nancy, Harry, Joe and many others suffer from the same malaise! For God’s sake, get rid of these bozos and bring in bottled water!

  • Anonymous

    Most people became successful in spite of government.  Obammy just got it wrong … again.  But, what else can we expect from a Marxist?

  • Anonymous

    glenn beck did a great job of cutting and pasting the President’s statements.
    Most of glenn beck’s audience is too lazy and/or ignorant to watch the complete clip.
    glenn’s audience ignores the fact that he is RIGHT!

    Without superstructure (roads, interstates, harbors, bridges, rails, air, etc…) small, medium and large businesses will struggle to profit.  Who provides these vital elements, the U.S. government.
    Who provides businesses with police protection, fire safety, etc…Oh yeah, the government…local, state and fed.
    There is no denying this…Unless of course, you are a jackass like glenn beck.

    • SoThere

      Strtlk is the face of the lying left. He thinks people aren’t paying attention and can’t see Obama’s lies and slanderous comments.

      This is what leftists do, pay close attention to the attempts to smear people from the leftist idiots like strtlk.

      Save America, vote Conservative.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ABWG7LDK2VX23KWINRPMN6YBWM NotMyFault

      Well maybe in the magic world in which you live, little government road-building elves appear out of the goodness of their hearts, wave their magic wands and the roads and bridges appear in a cloud of sparkly fairy dust, but on this planet, WE are the ones who PAY for the superstructure and emergency services with our tax money. 

    • greywolfrs

      Again, you are beyond dumb, sticky chin. Who paid for all those things? Oh, that’s right, taxes from people and BUSINESSES. Moron.

    • Anonymous

      Stupid is as stupid does.
      The roads, bridges, etc., etc., were built using money taken in taxes from the very people who were building the businesses. If no one ever created anything, wealth would never expand. Our country’s wealth has expanded, ergo people have been creating things. The government never created anything on its own; it can’t. But individuals who plan and design and build can create wealth, which the government takes in order to pay for infrastructure, et al. Obama is putting the cart before the horse. The government never provides anything to anyone without taking from someone first. What is so hard to understand about that?

    • Anonymous

      lol, dude really? let me ask you where did they get the money to build those roads?, and does building roads benefit the goverment at all? trust me, they want to build raods, so more companies will open for business, and therefore the goverment can steal..ooppps i mean tax even more. wake up man! the guy is out of touch with American values.

  • Anonymous

    Anyone seen these pictures?   Pretty over the top, but I think on target as to where we are in this country.  This artist is right on the money.  I heard a sermon a year or so ago where the pastor talked about the majestic eagle in flight and how we don’t usually appreciate the wind under his wings as being the source of his majesty.  That wind that is missing in this picture and putting that eagle in grave danger is Jesus Christ. Check it out. 


  • Anonymous

    So with his half billion dollar investment in Solyndra and his claim that the government is responsible for the success of business is he also taking responsibility for Solyndra’s failure? It is very likely that the government “is” at least “partially” responsible for its failure, but will he take the credit? Or is he going to blame Bush for it. Oh! sorry he has already done that if you recall. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/kim.c.bengard Kim Colleen Bengard

    I have owned and operated businesses in California since the 80’s, GOVERNMENT NEVER HELPED IN ANY WAY!

  • Anonymous

    You don’t understand what Obama meant when he said “you didn’t do it by yourself”. Remember,,,he is from Chicago. If you don’t follow the politicians, a little kickback please, a campaign contribution, then you will not get a permit. YOU WILL NOT SUCCEED!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Karl-Ushanka/100000165650958 Karl Ushanka

    Romney better bring this to the debates.  Nothing offers a better comparison.  According to Obama: I didn’t design the Commie Obama hat that I sell at CommieObama*dot*com.  I didn’t pay for the inventory, or the website store or the advertising. No!  Some union thug who slept in the past 99 weeks collecting unemployment did all this!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Scott-Brown/527786873 Scott Brown

    That blue plate was for Fisher, they were the carraige maker that started with horse carraiges and end up making auto bodies for GM.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ABWG7LDK2VX23KWINRPMN6YBWM NotMyFault

    Apparently, the great commie-in-chief failed to take into account the fact that the roads and bridges, schools, the Internet, etc. are paid for by US!  They aren’t provided by the beneficent and generous government at absolutely no cost to us little subservient peons who should bow and worship and kiss the government’s feet in gratitude.  WE pay taxes to build and maintain the roads and bridges and then WE pay more taxes on the gasoline and licenses we need to drive on those roads and bridges.  WE pay taxes on our homes for the schools and tuition to the universities where the internet was created.  WE pay for the electricity, water, business licenses, insurance, raw materials, and everything else our businesses need.  Even if a small business owner, the ones who provide most of the jobs in this country, go to some place like the SBA for advice, the money to support that agency comes from US.

    • Anonymous

      Amen! get the idiot-in-chief out of our white house.He is a criminal at best.

  • http://www.facebook.com/derek.parsons.104 Derek Parsons

    What speech did this come from?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L3M55VDSFF3SUPJALADU5N22KE TT

    Obama with all his supposed “intellect” has to be able to understand the situation better. HRH Barack Hussein Obama is illogically trying to twist reality by deliberately twisting facts and history in order to push an agenda which is failing here just like it has failed in EVERY country and civilization that has tried it, an agenda that was cloaked from the American people before he was elected president willingly by his loving base through the so call “MEDIA”.
    Our current President was given such a clean pass, and such lame vetoing process. 
    Why? because ’til this day any, any kind of digging up into his background or record is deemed a “racist” act by his cheerleaders “the main stream media”. Democraps are really really eroding and destroying the fundamentals of the American Society, the American “dream” and the American economical power and its infrastructure in order to push a Communist, Socialist, LaLa Land Utopia than only THEY are so delusional to believe can be brought about in this world.They are naive, retrogrades, blind fools that think that this UTOPIAN world can exist when you have people like Chavez, Ahmadinejad, Kim Young Soung to mention a few. The are so Stupid yet they think they are the  smart ones!

  • new2la

    He’s like the devil whispering in our ears…….Do the right thing, eat that apple. What a lying sack of cheese! This guy will say what ever needs to be said to the stupid in our country.

    • Anonymous

       I totally agree that Obama is the worst and most damaging enemy the U.S. has come up against.  Destroying us from the inside.  I want him gone from power and prosecuted for his crimes.

      But, I don’t see Romney as being much more than a white Obama, so who ever the puppet masters are that are pulling the strings and orchestrating our destruction, I expect they will continue with the business of destroying the  U.s. no matter which one gets elected.

      We need someone else other than Romney.  Someone who is against big government and I would prefer someone who had their head on straight about healing the damage to the U.S. first even if their foreign policies/attitude had some problem.

      Fix the problems at home, then we will be in a better position to look at determining a correct foreign policy.

      If we don’t get our own countries economy and government cleaned up and running rightly first, our foreign policy will be a mute point.

      • new2la

        Although everything you’ve said is true, Romney is better than Obama.   Only time will tell whether they are birds of a feather.   

        • Anonymous


          I agree, Romney should be some better and only time will tell, but I expect you will agree that Obama could not have done what he has done if the other powers that be, banking industry, corporations, aristocracy, media, etc., and office holders like our attorney general, etc.,had not cooperated/made it possible, and let it all go by unchallenged.  Romney is for BIG government.  He is one of THEM.  You can’t be for big government and for the people/masses at the same time, in my opinion.

          Clearly they have totally ignored the constitution and have their own agendas which are contrary to a free country of the people, by the people and for the people.

          Executive orders were not put in place for bypassing Congress and everyone knows it.  Executive orders were there only for managing the White House itself.

          If we clean up our act as a country, I believe that will automatically bring us into a better position with respect to our relationships with the rest of the countries of the world by getting the U.S. a more respectable presence in the world.

          A couple of quotes to close with.

          “It was self ­serving politicians  who convinced recent generations of Americans that we could all stand in a circle with our hands in each other’s pockets and somehow get rich.”  ­­­ Paul Harvey

          Beware of he who would deny you access to information, for in his heart, he dreams himself your master. ­— author unknown.

          God Bless

          • new2la

            I have to agree with you even though I wish you weren’t right.  Another thing…there seems to be a reason for Sahah Palin not being invited to the RNCC….could it be she would inspire and Romney doesn’t want that?

          • Anonymous

             It is not just Romney but the powers that be behind him, for you can bet Romney is a puppet just like Obama as are so many others around the world.  It is the Puppet Masters pulling the strings that would see too it that Sarah Palin was not invited and orchestrates everything else in this world and will continue to do so as long as they can manage to keep the masses asleep and waiting for “someone else” to fix the real problems or at each others throats while the Puppet Masters keep on doing as they please in the shadows.

            The “candidates” for President are set in place by them and they control whoever gets nominated, either by mind control, bribery, coercion, threat of death or assassination as with Lincoln and JFK and others.  They are the Puppet Masters and most always have had it their way.  We are not really in control and haven’t been to one degree or another, for a long time.

            The Puppet Masters care not for the masses, but only for the power and wealth they can squeeze out of them/us.

            They want the U.S. destroyed as a free people world power because the good people of the U.S. as a country was probably the only country that could have stood up and said NO to the self appointed NWO aristocracy.  Hope this helps.

            God Bless and Goodbye.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ABWG7LDK2VX23KWINRPMN6YBWM NotMyFault

    “No one believes more firmly than Comrade Napoleon that all animals are
    equal. He would be only too happy to let you make your decisions for
    yourselves. But sometimes you might make the wrong decisions, comrades,
    and then where should we be?”
    – George Orwell, Animal Farm, Ch. 5

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ABWG7LDK2VX23KWINRPMN6YBWM NotMyFault

    All animals are equals, but some are more equal than others.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L3M55VDSFF3SUPJALADU5N22KE TT

    What about the people that made the shirt i wore to work? or the ones that made the food that I ate while working, or the car washer that washed my car..? or …or.. or… or…or…or…you get the idea?
    What a crock of shaittttt!!!! This is the most RIDICULOUS, LAUGHABLE, INCOMPREHENSIBLE  argument any body in the HISTORY OF POLITICS has ever made in order to justify higher taxes or to justify the existence of a government and the taxes that WE MUST PAY IT!!
    OMG!!!!! this guy is really fucked up in the head..and Liberals taut him as the non plus ultra of intelligence?? PLEASE!!!! WOW WOW WOW. Obama’s blood is red not due to his globulin but due to his love  for MARXISM LENINISM DOCTRINE!
    We going to end up either paying taxes to Mother earth for providing me the air molecules that I breathed while I was allowed to live by her, on my way to become a successful business entrepreneur (if I ever become one)..come to think about it…OOPS I think  we already do that is called the EPA or MOTHER EARTH AGENCY!!

  • Anonymous

    I am sorry to admit that Obama is correct this time.  Successful people are sucessful because of government help.  Our system of government, limited government! NO other country on the planet has our kind of success, because we are the only country founded on limited government! Thank you Obama for finally pointing out the truth.

  • Anonymous

    Elizabeth Warren said these very same words last fall, so it is an ideology among these socialists.  My response is who is the government?  It is “we the people.”  We the people came first:  we formed the United States of America by adopting a constitution; we pay taxes (and more taxes as we succeed), and those taxes are used to build roads and bridges.  The government is not an entity unto itself–it is simply a mechanism, an organizational tool that we the people formed in order to grow and prosper as a people.  Successful people built their businesses and this country’s infrastructure through hard work, sacrifice, and paying taxes that they owe.  Obama and Elizabeth Warren and their ilk are evil and dangerous because they see everything from the top down.  Their premise is incorrect:  everthing this nation embodies came from the bottom up.  We will not return to King George serfdom with top down rulers!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1327884600 James Oerichbauer

    The plates said “Body by Fisher”.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    An oval plate tha says “Body by Fisher”.

  • Anonymous

    Whats is concerning to me is how this was taken and spun and re edited and spat out into the media and now its fact.  I watched this speech 10 times and read the transcript.  He was clearly taking about infrastructure with that comment.  I’m no fan of Obama, but I hate political spin and BS much much more.  I saw a clip of Romney giving a very similar speech in 2008 saying the exact same things.

    What worries me the most, is not what Obama said or meant to say or whatever.  Its the fact that Romney is campaign ads are on this BS soundbite, you want to win focus on what is important…  not this Spin BS. 

    Lets talk about real tangable things guys.  Not school yard gossip and banter and lies.  America is hurting, you are supposes to be our leaders and elected officials.  You’re acting like 12 year old girls.


    It feels like I’m i’m drowning and there is a life ring, and the democrats and republican are on on the dock saying to each other ” you throw it, no you throw it, no you throw it”.  meanwhile I’m nearly treading water and running out of time and energy.

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