Obama's curious notion of success

So President Obama just said: [i]f you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. You didn't get there on your own...If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen. This is a dogmatically absolute statement.  He did not say, "If you have been successful, you may have had help."  He said that "if you've got a business -- you didn't build that."  And as an absolute concept, it also means that without "somebody," you and your business will never be successful.  This sentiment, that success in the United States is not possible based on an individual's hard work, is one of the most un-American statements a politician could ever utter.  The President's own words make the choice in November very clear - more of "somebody" like Barack Obama helping us (and more unemployment, more welfare, more food stamps, more failed energy policy) or Mitt Romney. One wonders if undecideds and independents really listen to what the...(Read Full Post)