Obama: "You Didn't Build That"

By James Antle, The American Spectator - July 18, 2012

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama's slogan was "Yes, we can!" But if you thought that was an inspiring call for individual empowerment, think again. His new message is, "Oh no, you didn't."

On Friday, the president laid bare the logic behind his call for higher taxes on the wealthy. "You know, there are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me, because they want to give something back," Obama said in a campaign speech. "They know they didn't -- look, if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. You didn't get there on your own."

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