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And what isn't the only businessmen skeptical of the Obama administration.
Legendary advertising CEO Jerry develop -- Mena has publicly criticized the president's leadership.
In fact in April he wrote.
From the very first yes we can and change you can believe -- I decided that this country was falling -- love with an attractive great speech making hustler slash socialist.
Terry -- manifest at the moment.
He's putting everything adds up -- -- and he joins us now Jerry.
I read that piece I gotta be honest -- the I was very moved because.
You also said the -- how you started your business you're not rich you know you want to your parents you and your wife had nothing you were broke.
You worthy of you were the embodiment of the American dream and -- -- felt like somehow you're being demonized.
Did you think -- -- did not have the penny I worked really hard in my lifetime I have probably.
Had close to 101000 people working for me -- it was an advertising agency restaurant.
If food market had only a small newspaper.
I paid their health care I paid them incredibly.
And I don't want to live in that it -- an administration that basically does not like business.
And in doesn't want business do well I think the bomb is -- -- the president for the 47% of the people who do not pay income tax.
I do and I've always paid my fish here but he's not looking for it if fascia.
He's looking fool more -- -- he wants the wants more than than anyone anyone making over two and 50000.
-- to pay more taxes I'm most concerned about capital gains he's gonna bring it up I -- my restaurant.
Fight it if I sold it when I did I did quite well if owe I wait for Obama it would that might -- me close to a million dollars.
You know what I don't mind I'd love this country but I just quit you wanna buy a newspaper and wanna buy a house I got -- -- -- -- Yet Jerry this is obviously a very severe reaction.
That you're you're taking in and if many other people out there who felt the same way as you did the same thing -- it actually be catastrophic it would actually be a big won't get that this isn't very extreme reaction that you're having here.
In it it -- that as our as our backdrop how do we get to a point where you weren't sent it to get back in -- your toes back into the water and -- content.
The business men and the entrepreneur -- -- that you once -- our.
And continue to contribute to the growth that this economy needs that this country needs.
So that jobs can get created so that we -- in this that we can prosper and thrive in the ways that we certainly have up until now.
It would take a complete turnaround by by President Obama he is he is not pro business is anti business.
You know let's let's do things don't think that it could get more jobs.
To get a look at their get nine point 2% of people out of work and you know he spent and bitterly wasted.
The first part of it is his administration when he had a hostile when he had the senate.
And he had he was in control he he expected whipped obamacare health care right I paid health care for all of my -- people who work for me.
-- helped head no when the quality of healthcare is gonna go down.
The quality -- it would be throwing money away so we have to chase -- I could tell that is the most business people I know.
I'm the gonna change I always gonna work cause the most didn't try to do is as much as I can't and -- -- try to do as much of that -- of my employees.
But not when the president has declared war on.
Is this is an issue paying taxes you just don't want to pay eight.
Additional taxes you -- feel like you're being tax enough.
It's more than taxes I've paid taxes and at the top of the tax that the number it's it's at this point now where -- -- singling out.
People who have money.
Vs you know he's he's saying if you make more than 250000 dollars a year I want your money.
Right I mean a bottom line is that you fill like you're being unfairly targeted -- -- someone's actually contributed to the success of America.
Maybe you should be held as some sort of video rather than some sort of a -- and I noticed you also mentioned atlas shrugged in there.
Us -- Bonnie talked about you having at this overreaction.
However you know I sifted the data I'm not so sure that businesses haven't taken that John Gault approach hints in the sense that there's some sort of silent.
Boycott going on right now.
You may be more vocal about it but -- sense that a lot of businesses are boycotting.
What they can do and part because what do they get for -- for doing what they normally do.
Why hire more people wouldn't that in the end it -- You'll be hit -- obamacare and it'll cost you more why do they -- they had this should be a turnaround.
Mean he should be concentrating on those businesses what was sending jobs.
Out of the country maybe give a tax break the people who keep jobs in the United States.
Maybe -- a tax break for -- for those businesses who hire more people.
It's very difficult for a -- chairman of the company to look and say I wanna hire more people wouldn't the president -- The -- you make you so with a tougher I've got to be on you know.
And for someone to take that -- who spends as much times in the Hamptons as you you're brave men.
It very -- -- we really appreciate your time thank you very much thank you.
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