Remember when you started in construction? Remember learning the trade and then finding out about what the other guys on the job did? Remember deciding you could succeed on your own? Remember building a team of guys you had worked with and that were dependable? Remember scraping together those first bucks for a spec house that you sold for a profit that allowed you to build another one?
That was thirty years of hard work and effort ago. Now you've got an established home-building company. You employ sixty-five tradesmen and you build and sell about fifty homes a year. You're successful.
But guess what? You didn't build that? It wasn't your effort, sacrifice, hard work, and dream. It was government that let you do it.
The Bamster has said a lot of stupid things in the last four years, but this one is the clear winner.
Nothing more clearly demonstrates his view that everything in society is owned by the collective. Anything which you think is yours is only temporary and only through the grace of his benevolence.
Sorry, folks, but that is bullshit.