Obama, Rush, and Liberty

Last week, in Roanoke, Virginia, President Obama told a crowd that, ultimately, entrepreneurs aren't responsible for the success of their enterprises.  "If you've got a business," the President stated, "you didn't build that.  Somebody else made that happen." Obama has quite a few (though not enough) people talking about his most recent speech.  Although they didn't need to be told that he thinks this way, his opponents are nevertheless more than a bit shocked to hear Obama express his thoughts publicly -- and just a few months outside of the next election.  Moreover, they are livid.  Nationally syndicated radio talk show titan Rush Limbaugh, for instance, replied swiftly and bluntly:    "I think it can now be said, without equivocation, without equivocation, this man hates this country," for Obama "is trying to dismantle brick-by-brick the American dream." These are harsh words, for sure.  But are they true? Before we can answer this...(Read Full Post)