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Entries by Lloyd Chapman from 07/2009

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Challenged to Put Up or Shut Up on Contracting Abuses

| Posted 07.10.2009 | Politics

I have talked to hundreds of Hispanic business owners and Hispanic chambers of commerce across the country that want nothing to do with the USHCC.

OBAMA SHOULD SAVE CIT

| Posted 07.13.2009 | Politics

CIT Group Inc. has been the number one Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) lender for nine consecutive years. They have also been the top lender ...

Obama Should Provide Financial Options to CIT Customers

| Posted 07.17.2009 | Politics

Obama should take a closer look at his administration's policies involving CIT and the over 40 million voters that could be impacted by those decisions. 2012 will be here before you know it.

Congress Considers Two Bills to End Contracting Abuses

| Posted 07.22.2009 | Business

The American Small Business League (ASBL) estimates that over that $100 billion a year in federal small business contracts actually go to Fortune 500 firms and other clearly large businesses.

FORTUNE 500 FIRMS MASQUERADE AS SMALL BUSINESS LOBBY

| Posted 07.22.2009 | Politics

For the last seven years I have fought with the United States Government in the courts, in Congress and in the media over one simple principle, Fortun...

National Small Business Groups Bristle in Response to ASBL Blog

| Posted 07.23.2009 | Business

Yesterday, I posted an article to the Huffington Post. This morning both the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce and the National Small Business Association fired back.

Who Are the Real Small Business Advocates in America?

| Posted 07.27.2009 | Business

The ASBL is the only national small business group that does not take money from Fortune 500 firms or big businesses. We only fight for small businesses.

New Bill in Congress Could Boost the Economy and Root Out Liars, Con-Men, Shams and Crooked Politicians

| Posted 07.31.2009 | Business

Let's look at the facts people. America is in the midst of its worst economic disaster in 80 years. The government is spending $2.7 trillion to stimul...