August 8, 2012
More Questions Raised by 'You Didn't Build That'
Some perspectives on Obama's ridiculous "If you've got a business-you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen" statement. If I owe others for my success, don't they owe me? Doesn't everyone owe everyone else? Wouldn't all this just cancel out, leaving only individual drive, initiative, and entrepreneurship? Variation: if everyone owes everyone else, shouldn't it be by the amount of taxes they pay? So, shouldn't the 50% who pay no taxes owe the top 5% the most? And, since the 50% who pay no taxes vote mainly for Obama, doesn't he actually owe the top 5% for his presidency, and so shouldn't he represent their views? If each of us owes others for their success, doesn't Obama owe others too? I haven't seen him give thanks to America for what's been handed to him. If Americans owe others, what about in the 1800's when there were no roads, bridges, public schools or first responders? Whom did they owe? Don't...(Read Full Post)