Monday, September 10, 2012

̶I̶N̶D̶I̶V̶I̶D̶U̶A̶L̶I̶S̶M̶ somebodyism


I just read a piece called Don't Attribute Success To 'Somebody' by Richard Ralston. It's about how Obama ignores individuals who built America and the principles upon which they built it. Here's an excerpt:

"President Barack Obama, at his now-notorious July 13 campaign rally in Roanoke, Va., revealed the ideology behind his passion for forcing more government, including Obamacare, upon the nation.
"Somebody along the line gave you some help." "There was a great teacher somewhere in your life." "Somebody invested in roads and bridges." "If you've got a business ... somebody else made that happen."
....the president tells us we incur an undefined, unlimited and eternal obligation to everyone that exists, ever existed or ever will exist. And he should have the power to dictate how and to whom that obligation must be distributed, regardless of whether the recipients ever helped anyone or even themselves.....

....."Somebody" is a way to avoid acknowledging any individual. Obama must avoid mentioning the courage and accomplishments of Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Washington, Madison or any specific individual. After all, "somebody" pitched the hay that fed their horses....

Read it all here

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