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The Thomas Peterffy Advert: Freedom to Succeed

Ready to have your socks knocked off?

I had heard of this self-funded advertisement on Facebook yesterday. Today I saw it on CNBC when I was catching up on the market.

This should give you goosebumps. This should make you choke up. I hope once you watch it silly ideas fly through your head about the importance of acting on your beliefs.

It made me wonder: What if we each told, in this clear manner, why we are voting the way we will vote? I’m going to put some thought into that.

What I love most about this commercial is that he made it personal. He made it simple. And Peterffy is very, very effective. He came from a socialist environment and sees enough that worries him now to spend his money telling us about it.

Let me know what you think.

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AWD November 03, 2012 at 01:10 AM
Due to Obama America has slipped towards race-based socialism. That basically means overwhelming bias for one race above others. Obama hates white people; you don’t spend 20 years in Rev. Wright’s Chicago church and not hate white people. The NAACP today practices racial socialism. Racial Socialism drives the Progressives current assault on American values this election cycle. Obama MUST be defeated.
Brian Dey November 03, 2012 at 02:25 AM
Boy seth. Aren't you the smart one. Must be a product of public education.
Keith Schmitz November 03, 2012 at 02:31 AM
Brian, you are an obvious product of no education, or a skull too thick to absorb it.
Keith Schmitz November 03, 2012 at 02:32 AM
Been a while since I have stopped by. Happy to see Average White Trash you are still howling at the moon.
Bravesfan November 06, 2012 at 12:24 AM
I lived in a post WWII communist country and know how it looks like to starve under communists. However, the images Mr. Peterffy presents in his video shows - most likely - images from times of World War II, the days he wasn't even born yet... I don't know how much may he know about socialism since he has never survived any. Hungary, altogether with Easter European block of countries, was under Soviet occupation and that was far, I mean really far, from socialism. Never dare to compare communism to socialism, especially if none of you have never lived in one. The whole Petterfy video is the perfect representation of post WWII communist Hungary and, God forbid, anybody ever taste the communist system again.

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