Ronald Reagan tried to close the SBA by combining it with the Department of Commerce. An old trick in D.C. is to close an agency the public doesn't want closed by saying it's being combining with another agency.
Romney could have concentrated on President Obama's lackluster record, but instead, he didn't even mention the documentable facts about the Obama administration that would have shocked even the most passionate Obama supporter.
What percentage of the American people would agree that Fortune 500 firms and other corporate giants should not be receiving federal small business contracts? I'm guessing somewhere in the vicinity of 100 percent. So why has this gone on for more than a decade?
One of the most important problems raised by recent news of the General Services Administration's (GSA) trip to Las Vegas on the taxpayer's dime is the abuse of federal small business contracting programs.
Small businesses are proven to be this nation's chief engine of economic stimulus and job creation but President Obama plans to close the only federal agency that exists to help America's 28 million small businesses.
The most recent data from the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) shows that last year the Obama administration diverted billions of dollars in federal small business contracts to some of the biggest companies in the world.