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Obama Dropped Small Business Stimulus Plan Days Before the Election

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Just days before the election, Obama dropped a comprehensive plan to stimulate the middle class economy by stopping the diversion of federal small business contracts to corporate giants.

No Policies From Obama To Stop Diversion of Federal Small Business Contracts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Obama has ignored pleas from small business groups to adopt legislation and policies to stop Fortune 500 firms from commandeering up to $100 billion a year in federal small business contracts.

Bush Administration Policy Cost Small Businesses Over a Trillion Dollars in Federal Contracts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

To date, President Obama has not proposed a single policy to stop the flow of federal small business contracts to corporate giants.

Obama Stimulus Plan Breaks Campaign Promise to Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Obama has failed to include any provision in his economic stimulus plan to stop the diversion of billions of dollars in federal small business contracts to Fortune 500 firms.

Lloyd Chapman: Obama's Broken Promise to Small Businesses

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The Exception Magazine published the following story this morning. On February 22, 2008, Barack Obama released the following statement: "It is time ...

ASBL: Obama Ignores Economic Experts On Stimulus Plan

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The American Small Business League (ASBL) released the following press release today. Petaluma, Calif. - President-elect Barack Obama and the new 11...

Obama's Latest Speech Continues to Ignore Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Small business advocates are concerned that President-elect Obama may enact policy and legislation that could be harmful to the nation's nearly 27 million small businesses.

ASBL's Lloyd Chapman Questions Whether Obama Stimulus Plan Will Favor Venture Capitalists

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

In a guest commentary published on The Exception Magazine's website, www.exceptionmag.com; the President and Founder of the American Small Business Le...

Obama Stimulus Plan Could Favor Venture Capitalists Over Middle Class Firms

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Obama's plans will likely include support for a change in the federal definition of a small business as being "independently owned."

ASBL Campaigns to Stop Fraud and Abuse in Small Business Contracting Programs

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The American Small Business League released the following play list via YouTube today.

Obama Stimulus Bill May Include Loopholes For Venture Capitalists

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Billions of dollars in federal small business contracts would be diverted from middle class firms and into the hands of a very small number of firms controlled by wealthy venture capitalists.

Lloyd Chapman: ASBL Predicts Obama Will Favor Venture Capitalists Over Small Businesses

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

Today, The American Small Business League released the following video via YouTube regarding the ASBL's prediction that with the help of senior democr...

ASBL President Lloyd Chapman discusses Obama and the economy on Fox's Cavuto

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The American Small Business League (ASBL) released the following video via YouTube this afternoon. In it, the ASBL's President Lloyd Chapman states th...

Obama Drops Windfall Profits Tax for Oil and Gas Industry

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

President-elect Obama has removed any reference of his promise to implement a windfall profits tax on the oil and gas industry from the Obama-Biden Transition Team website.

ASBL States, "Obama Drops Windfall Profits Tax for Oil and Gas Industry"

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The American Small Business League (ASBL) released the following video via YouTube this morning.

Corporate Giants Force Obama to Drop Campaign Promises

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

During the 2008 presidential election cycle, President-elect Barack Obama made two key campaign promises which would have directed billions of dollars...

ASBL Recommendations to End Fraud, Abuse, and Loopholes in Federal Small Business Contracting

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League believes that it does not make sense to create new programs when the existing programs that were designed to direct federal contracts to middle class firms have been corrupted.

Washington Post Finds Bush Cheated Small Businesses Out of Over Half a Trillion Dollars in Contracts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

During the eight years of the Bush Administration, approximately $448 billion in federal small business contracts have been diverted to Fortune 500 firms and other large businesses.

Obama Tries to Retract Statement to End Billions in Contracting Fraud

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Without explanation, presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D - IL) has attempted to retract a statement he made in February of this year pledgi...

ASBL, 'Obama and McCain Have Policies Joe the Plumber Isn't Going to Like'

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The following press release was dropped by the American Small Business League (ASBL) today regarding the small business plans that have been presented...

Obama and McCain Economic Recovery Plans Trumped By Legislation Drafted Eighteen Months Ago

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The new legislation simply states that the federal government can no longer report awards to publicly traded companies as small business awards.

New Obama Small Business Rescue Plan Ignores Abuses In Government Contracting Programs

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Senator Barack Obama's new small business emergency rescue plan is being criticized for ignoring a series of federal investigations that found the gov...

Obama Middle Class Bailout Bill Passed 55-Years Ago

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Middle Class Bailout Bill That Can Rescue The Economy Was Passed In 1953 In Tuesday's Presidential debate, Senator Barack Obama (D - IL) called for a...

Bailout Bill Language Could Prompt Billions In Abuse

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

As the leaders of our country's oldest, largest and most prestigious financial institutions plunged our economy into a near 1929 style depression; the...

Latest GSA Small Business Contracting Numbers Include Billions to Fortune 500 Corporations

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Yesterday, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued a press release stating that the agency had exceeded all of its small business contracting...