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RUNAWAY SOCIAL SYMPATHY

Every once in a while I switch the TV channel from Fox to CNBC to see what the liberals are saying.  After listening awhile I get a deep sense of hopelessness and foreboding for our country.  The most important thing for the left is giving money to people.  They are happy to see the growth of food stamps, disability payments, housing subsidies, free healthcare and all the other welfare benefits.  They utterly fail to see the damage it is doing to the recipients.  Whole cities that once flourished have deteriorated into rotting eyesores populated with shambling hulks of chemically dependent drones.  These people are no longer employable.  They have become incompetent and helpless and the liberals can’t see that it’s their doing.

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STEVEN JOBS

Steven Jobs is considered one of the greatest entrepreneurs in history. He created Apple and most recently the iPad, which I use and love.

What you don’t know is that Steven Jobs had multiple failures before he made a success. He ran Apple into some failures that did not make it.

Finally he built a software company, sold it back to Apple and ended up its CEO again. Apple is now one of the biggest success stories of all time. Their
products are wonderful.

Jobs is a reminder that failure is a good and necessary thing. Sometimes the greatest glories are more of a catastrophe. If someone wants me to invest in their company, I first want to know whether or not they have failed. If they haven’t failed at least once, they haven’t tried anything. I also want to know what they learned from the failure.

Failure is a necessary stepping stone to success, and Steven Jobs is a terrific example of the benefits of persisting through failure, not getting discouraged, and trying over and over again.