18 August 2012

Who Is John Galt?

From comments at Ace of Spades HQ; this ended up deserving it's own post:

As a small business owner all I can say is that I think the current sentiment in the small business community is that we didn't sign up for this. Y'all can vote for whatever the hell you want but we are not going to be a part of it.

I have seen more owners get out of the business or retire in the past couple of years than ever before and with the ACA on the horizon the jobs these businesses produced will not be replaced. The economics no longer work. This is why unemployment is always so high in socialist countries. What you have to go through to have employees is just brutal.

But here's the thing about what Obama said --- he has it exactly backwards. The government didn't build any of that he is talking about --- we built it. We are the ones who paid for it. Not only did we build our businesses we built the schools and the roads and everything else he thinks was generated out of thin air. If you want to get technical about it the businesses and taxpayers that came along before we did built it all and now we are building what comes next.

And not only that, but we did it with the albatross of a predatory, corrupt and overbearing government hanging around our necks at every juncture.

And now we have had enough.

This is only the first half, go to the link to read the rest.


Da Curly Wolf said...

This comment has nothin to do with the post Larry but...DUDE! Mynra is one of my favorite ladies of all time!

Larry said...

She and I share a birth date. Not year, obviously, but date.
Thanks for dropping by CW!