Originally Posted by cssnms
Business and the Economy from the teachings of Professor Obama:
"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 -- 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."
I'm so tired of seeing this rehashed. I've fixed your quote, to included everything you should have bold-ed. If you really cannot understand what Obama was saying in this speech about why small business needs government, I don't know what to say. The speech was VERY clear.