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Obama Campaign Taps Small Biz Owners To Say They 'Built That' - With Support
TPM ^ | Aug 7, 2012 | Evan McMorris-Santoro

Posted on 08/07/2012 8:42:53 PM PDT by Innovative

On the trail, Obama is calling for more taxpayer investment in infrastructure and other projects - investments he was touting when he uttered the phrase "you didn't build that" - a line Republicans chopped up and turned into a rallying cry. Several of the small business owners tapped by the Obama campaign say their businesses survived the recession thanks to government projects.

"I am a product of all the great opportunities our country gives its citizens. I grew up with middle-class values, where I went to public school. I went to college at a public university, where I received a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps scholarship," Angie Morgan, a co-founder of the Leadstar company says in a release sent by the Obama campaign to Virginia news outlets. "Upon graduation, I served my country as a Marine. Today I am a military wife and a small business owner that employs military veterans. I believe that President Obama's leadership and vision create paths for the American Dream to be possible."

(Excerpt) Read more at 2012.talkingpointsmemo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: business; elections; obama; youdidntbuildthat
If all it takes for success is to go to public schools and use public roads, than why isn't everyone a successful entrepreneur -- how come we have half the country on welfare?!
1 posted on 08/07/2012 8:43:00 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

It’s TOO LATE to walk back that phrase...We KNOW what you said, Obummer! Countdown to November 6 in 91, 90, 89...more days...Can’t wait to go vote for Romney and Jeff Flake here in AZ!


2 posted on 08/07/2012 8:45:47 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: Innovative
"Upon graduation, I served my country as a Marine. Today I am a military wife and a small business owner that employs military veterans. I believe that President Obama's leadership and vision create paths for the American Dream to be possible."

She sounds like one sick puppy. I can't wait until "the rest of the story" comes out.

3 posted on 08/07/2012 8:47:07 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Innovative

LOL

This guy just can’t stop digging ....


4 posted on 08/07/2012 8:47:26 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Innovative
Just a lame and predictable RAT dog and pony show.
5 posted on 08/07/2012 8:48:33 PM PDT by NurdlyPeon (It's down to 'anybody but Obama'. And God forgive me for what I must do in November.))
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To: Innovative

What does Leadstar make?

http://www.leadstar.us/angie-courtney/angie/


6 posted on 08/07/2012 8:53:04 PM PDT by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“She sounds like one sick puppy.”

I’m surprised she didn’t say, “Long live the Revolution of 2008, and long live our glorious Comrade Chairman Obama!!!” /s;)


7 posted on 08/07/2012 8:53:55 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Innovative
Well sounds like this woman is a recipient of one of OHoles Tax incentives to hire Vets so the government built her business it seems or should I say the tax paying slaves. I guess the next ad will be a minority owned business touting OHoles policies.
8 posted on 08/07/2012 8:56:20 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Innovative
Today I am a military wife and a small business owner that employs military veterans. I believe that President Obama's leadership and vision create paths for the American Dream to be possible."

has this been verified? Does this person really exist?

9 posted on 08/07/2012 8:56:58 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Do I really need a /s tag?)
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To: DaveTesla

Thanks for the link to Leadstar:

“Since 2004, Lead Star has become one of the foremost leadership consulting firms in the U.S. and Angie is an expert media resource on the topic of leadership.”

I bet they “consult” to the Dems...

They they plan some of those million dollar seminars for the GAO, I wonder... those with the $50,000 drumsticks...


10 posted on 08/07/2012 8:56:58 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: DaveTesla

They have “spirited and festive” holiday parties for team building? That’s weird. No red, white and blue anywhere on the website. I can see why Angie Loves Barry.


11 posted on 08/07/2012 9:08:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Innovative

Wow I didn’t know Obama was president in 2004.


12 posted on 08/07/2012 9:10:22 PM PDT by funfan
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To: DaveTesla

I remember her but being a schill isn’t leadership neither is being used.

I’m being polite.


13 posted on 08/07/2012 9:11:44 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: DaveTesla
"What does Leadstar make?"

http://www.leadstar.us/angie-courtney/angie

"Leadership by Angie and Courtney" - LOL!. It actually says that on the website. What happend to Muffy?

14 posted on 08/07/2012 9:12:54 PM PDT by The Good Doctor (Democracy is the only system where you can vote for a tax that you can avoid the obligation to pay.)
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To: Innovative

Awesome. Just when the furor over this epic gaffe begins to die down, this clueless jackass doubles down.

If he isn’t unseated this November, I truly believe this country’s electorate may be lost.


15 posted on 08/07/2012 9:16:54 PM PDT by VegasCowboy ("...he wore his gun outside his pants, for all the honest world to feel.")
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To: Innovative

I can just picture this scenario. 0bama’s goons show up at your place of business Chicago-style and make the case about how your business would be better off with their help.


16 posted on 08/07/2012 9:28:35 PM PDT by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Innovative
BINGO! Federal Government employees: Lead Star is a GSA Schedule Holder and offers special GSA rates for our Boot Camps. Please contact Liz Lamirand at liz@leadstar.us or (800) 381-7780 for additional information.
17 posted on 08/07/2012 9:45:32 PM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: The Good Doctor
Wow - take Angie and Courtney's challenging multiple-choice Leadership Quiz -- http://www.leadstar.us/news/quiz/

I wonder how BO would answer this one:

What's typically your first reaction when a problem arises?
A) I get nervous and concerned and then I clam up, hoping no one blames me.
B) I accept responsibility for my role in the problem and work to try to resolve the issue.
C) I avoid blame and work hard to pin the problem on someone else.

18 posted on 08/07/2012 9:47:45 PM PDT by 24-7Freeper
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To: Innovative
Here are 56 reasons why Barack Obama is a lying, lawbreaking, warmongering, corrupt cronyist, who loves corporate lobbyists and Wall St., and who has no respect for the Constitution, limited government, rule of law, individual freedom, civil liberties, the taxpayers, or sick people who have prescriptions for medical marijuana
19 posted on 08/07/2012 9:51:25 PM PDT by grundle
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To: The Good Doctor
"What happened to Muffy?"

She became a cheerleader for the Dallas Cowboys.

(The jokes write themselves).

20 posted on 08/07/2012 10:01:13 PM PDT by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: Innovative

Is it just me, or does it seem like every time Obama has a SPECTACULARLY bad idea, and realizes it, that he ‘doubles down’ instead of correcting his course?


21 posted on 08/08/2012 12:40:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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“Hey, did you abort that?”


22 posted on 08/08/2012 12:45:04 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: SubMareener
Did they put together the GSA Las Vegas convention?
23 posted on 08/08/2012 1:05:50 AM PDT by tdscpa
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To: Innovative
I operated my own business for 18 years employing 10 full time employees,and donating to charities and paying my taxes year after year.. I was a "workaholic" in many of my friends eyes.

Several years ago(the same year The White House handed out free money to their friends)I sold my business. The following April I sent a check to the feds for $1.8 million. When I wrote that check it sure felt like it was my money.

24 posted on 08/08/2012 3:57:32 AM PDT by JIM O
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To: Lazamataz
Is it just me, or does it seem like every time Obama has a SPECTACULARLY bad idea, and realizes it, that he ‘doubles down’ instead of correcting his course?

Narcissistic personalities do that. They're SO convinced that they're 'right', they keep doing the same stupid thing over and over again because they think no one agrees with them because they just hadn't explained it well enough to be understood.

So they shoot themselves in the foot......AGAIN!

LOL!

25 posted on 08/08/2012 4:18:39 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“... parties for team building”

OMG! The company I used to work for bought into all that crapola hook, line, and sinker. Seemed like hardly a month would go by without having to attend some event - self-esteem building, lots of role-playing, you name it. Always taught by some lib-lite gentle talker who wasn’t bright enough to glue two boards together.


26 posted on 08/08/2012 11:32:27 AM PDT by beelzepug ("Blind obedience to arbitrary rules is a sign of mental illness")
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