The theme for the Republican National Convention is ďWe Built This!Ē which aims to underline the GOPís counterpoint to an Obama vagary of pronoun usage last month, where he said the following:
If youíve been successful, you didnít get there on your own. You didnít get there on your own. Iím always struck by people who think, well, it must be because I was just so smart. There are a lot of smart people out there. It must be because I worked harder than everybody else. Let me tell you something ó there are a whole bunch of hardworking people out there. If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If youíve got a business ó you didnít build that. Somebody else made that happen. The Internet didnít get invented on its own. Government research created the Internet so that all the companies could make money off the Internet.
Ironically, this yearís ďWe Built This!Ē RNC is being held in The Tampa Bay Times Forum arena, which was built in 1996 with 62% government funds.
- Most convention centers, sports stadiums and arenas (touting the 'jerbs' it'll create) are built with government money. Which makes owners like Jerry Jones and Bud Adams the oldest and richest ''Welfare Queens'' in the country.
I know, I should have warned those of you who were eating. Sorry......