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The Politics of Successs: Business Owners Like Jack Gilchrist Didn't Do It Alone

David Callahan | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
David Callahan

In a presidential campaign of substance, one great question that the candidates -- and nation -- could debate is this: How much does economic success stem from individual initiative and talent, versus the collective support offered by society?

15 People Who Helped Me 'Build My Business'

Gene Marks | Posted 09.26.2012 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Even though I really do like the president, I don't support many of his economic policies. I'm not so sure re-electing him would be a very good thing for my business. But can we all calm down about what the president said? Because he's right.

'You Didn't Build That.'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz


Mitt Romney: Gordon Gekko or Thurston Howell?

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics
Leonard Steinhorn

How revealing was his recent Liberty University commencement speech, in which he describes the dreams and challenges we all face as "ambitions fulfilled, ambitions disappointed ... investments won, investments lost ... elections won, elections lost."

I Too Had a Dream...

Norman Lear | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics
Norman Lear

I had a dream last night. Mitt Romney had won the Republican nomination and the race for the presidency was on. The super PACs on behalf of Mitt coughed up their millions for starters -- and the attack ads began everywhere.

Negative Campaigning: A Strategic Decision?

Annie Duke | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics
Annie Duke

Who you vote for in a presidential election should be based on who will do the best job for you in the long run. You are supposed to vote in your best interest, particularly your economic best interest. But voters don't do that.

The Daisy Commercial of 2012

Adam Hanft | Posted 03.31.2012 | Media
Adam Hanft

Romney's Tom Brokaw attack ad against Gingrich is one of the most devastatingly effective negative spots I've seen in years. It doesn't parse perfectly, but it wounds deeply.