Let’s take new look at the famous speech where President Obama informed business owners that when it comes to their success that, “You didn’t build that”. Many that defend that statement by Obama claim it was taken out of context by Fox News etc. I happen to agree but don’t feel it matters. Business owners know our efforts funded much of the building of the infrastructure, and we know everyone has access to the opportunity created by the infrastructure created by the people NOT the state.
I find it more not less insulting in full context. Well I just learned there is another real telling about how Obama thinks in that same speech, not only did “we not build it” apparently government “created the middle class”.
Here you can see an author defend the “context”, read the second to the last paragraph! Think about what this means if so many in government believe this statement that no one has pointed it out yet. I believe based on a text book definition of fascism that a government that “creates and mediates relations between the classes for the good of the state”, is well, fascist.
To me the problem is millions of eyes poured over this story, wrote it, rewrote it and even yes spun it. But apparently I am the only one I can find anyway that takes issue with the claim that government created the middle class. First of all I do not believe that government “created the middle class” as a middle class is a function of economics not government.
However, it appears that most in government on the left and right both seem to believe they did. Further they believe it is their role to control, mediate and stabilize the classes. And some of you wonder why I say no matter who runs DC nothing will change? This is yet another example of the mindset of those who are in charge of our nation at the federal level.
Something about having the leader of my nation telling me that government “created the middle class” makes me think of the statement made in jest by many frustrated fathers. You know the old, “I brought you into this world and I can take you out of it.” Said by my father it never bothered me, but my government believing it brought the middle class into this world and what that infers? That really bothers me! It should bother you as well.
Remember friends no one is going to fix this for us, the revolution is YOU not the DNC, GOP or even the Libertarian Party. Start in your own back yard and whatever success you obtain, remember you most certainly did build that.