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Morality Is Part of Contract Law

Brad Reid | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business
Brad Reid

Morality has been a part of contract law for ages in the history of western civilization. At one time it was believed that contracts were made in the ...

Top 6 Reasons Obama's Economic Policies Failed in 2011

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 02.29.2012 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Judging by his actions, it seems that Barack Obama is becoming one of the most anti-small business presidents in U.S. history. People need to stop listening to what he says and start watching what he does.

Obama to Approve a Series of Anti-Small Business Policies That Will Cheat the Middle Class out of Billions

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 02.22.2012 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The Obama administration has quietly adopted a series of anti-small business policies that will cost small businesses and minority-owned small businesses billions of dollars a month.

The Government Is Trying Everything to Create Jobs Except the Only Thing That Will Work

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

For years I've been listening to pundits and politicians talk about job creation in America and I'm constantly stunned and frustrated because no one is talking about the single most fundamental issue related to job creation in America: small businesses.

The One Sentence Solution To Job Creation

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 01.11.2012 | Small Business
Lloyd Chapman

The executive order that I am suggesting would create an estimated 1.8 million net new jobs annually. It would require neither new spending nor spending cuts. It wouldn't even require new taxes.

7 Keys to Indemnification in Business Sales, Part 4 of 3

Jim Thomas | Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Whether you are buyer or seller, here are seven elements to think about when reading an indemnification provision: scope, damages, survival, exclusivity, caps, baskets, and third parties.

Obama Jobs Bill Ignores Basic Principle of Job Creation: Small Businesses Create All the Jobs

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The federal government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world. Small businesses need those contracts, not the tax cuts proposed in the president's jobs bill.

Protection for Victims of Ineffective Representation and Immigration Fraud

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 12.19.2011 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

If you have been deceived or suffered injury, take advantage of the law that was enacted for your benefit. Not only will you be helping yourself, but your actions will assist law enforcement to punish and put the offender out of business.

Keeping Your Hard-Won Purchase Price: Risk Allocation in Business Sales

Jim Thomas | Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Most first-time sellers of a business are shocked to learn that fabulous purchase price they just negotiated is at risk for years, if not forever. Even worse, they could potentially lose it all and more.

Obama Is Not Trying to Create Jobs; He's Trying to Get Re-elected

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

I don't think President Obama is trying to create jobs. His jobs bill is designed to get him re-elected. I think if you looked at the facts you'd agree.

Joy Resmovits

Kansas City Schools Chief's Departure Involves A Swirl Of Ethical Allegations, Profanity [UPDATE] | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

The abrupt departure of John Covington from his post as superintendent of Kansas City, Missouri's schools reveals how interpersonal disputes between s...

Mayor: 'I Had Way Too Much To Drink' Before I Signed Deal

AP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Weird News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Mexico border town mayor and congressional candidate Martin Resendiz was drunk when he signed nine contracts with a California co...

Showing, or Is That Showering, the PMC Money

David Isenberg | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

As the saying goes, if you really want to know the truth about how things work, follow the money.

How To Negotiate Vendor Contracts

Scott Gerber | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business
Scott Gerber

I am negotiating a long-term deal with one of my vendors. What are some of the terms I should consider and include in exchange for signing this multi-year contract?

SEC: IBM Bribed China, South Korea For A Decade

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — IBM Corp. has agreed to pay $10 million to settle allegations that it bribed South Korean and Chinese government officials for m...

Obama Administration Wants Secret "Blacklist" for Pentagon Contractors

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Small business advocates have raised concerns a section of the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act will be used to threaten and intimidate small businesses that take issue with DoD's small business contracting practices.

Arnold Fields, Afghanistan Reconstruction Watchdog, BLASTED By Congress

AP | RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The U.S. official charged with combating corruption in the multibillion-dollar effort to rebuild Afghanistan failed Thursday to con...

A New Idea for President Obama: Do What You Said You Would Do

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

At a town hall discussion on jobs and the economy yesterday, President Barack Obama said he was looking for new ideas to help create jobs and expand e...

Message to employers: It Makes Good Business Sense to Hire Someone with A Disability

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

One of my first jobs during college was working as a janitor cleaning offices. I was a very hard worker and proud of what I did. I woke up early, took...

Department of Homeland Security Sued Over Data on Lockheed Contract

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The Department of Homeland Security is being sued by the American Small Business League (ASBL) for refusing to release subcontracting data on a contra...

Obama Jobs Bill Could Be Job Killer for Small Businesses

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The president's small business jobs bill contains a dangerous loophole that could encourage billions of dollars in fraud in small business contracting programs, and protect fraudulent companies from prosecution.

Dear President Obama, Quit Cheating Small Businesses Out of Federal Contracts

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

During your Presidential campaign you promised, "an end to business as usual in Washington," and "change we can believe in." You made several promises...

Obama Small Business Conference Draws Criticism

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

On Monday, June 14, the Obama Administration suddenly announced that it will hold a small business forum in Washington D.C. on June 28. Obama Adminis...

Wiley Publishing Company Is Sending Deceptive Letter To Authors, Says Authors Guild

The Authors Guild | The Authors Guild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books


3 Best Takeaways for Writers from BookExpo America

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Amazon will become a full-fledged publisher in six months. This doesn't come as a surprise to most industry insiders.