But alas, in the real world even the smallest business owner needs to realize that we are in a co-dependent relationship with office holders in our cities, counties, states and even at the head office in Washington, DC.
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.
In a logical world, retirement reform would be Obama's reelection campaign promise given that retirement inadequacy affects 80% of the population. But we clearly don't live in a logical world, and the biggest corporations are laughing all the way to the bank.
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.
Remember Dukes v. Walmart, the case that the Supreme Court threw out because the company claimed it was too big to be sued for sex discrimination. Well, like Freddy Krueger every Halloween, it's ba-a-a-ck.
Dads today are both more committed -- and more conflicted -- than ever before. They feel compelled to give 100% to both their jobs and their families, and like moms before them, they're saying they shouldn't have to sacrifice one for the other.
Contrary to what those in power would like you to believe so that you'll give up your pension, cut your wages, and settle for the life your great-grandparents had, America is not broke. Not by a long shot.