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HOPELESS: Congress Leaving Unemployed Out In The Cold

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter, Ibrahim Balkhy | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

Note to the 1.3 million Americans wondering if Congress will cut off their unemployment benefits at year-end: It's hopeless. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore...

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.

Small Business Owners Dark clouds hang over U.S. small businesses: Survey

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outlook of small business owners remained bleak at the start of the new year, according to a survey released on Tuesday by ...

Venture Capital: Innovation, or Big Business in Disguise?

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

Is venture capital new, innovative small business, or just big business disguised?

8 Hard Truths About Stimulating Small Business

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

There are something like 25 million small businesses and 20 million of them have no employees. How does the government help them?

In Small Business It's Innovate or Die

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

Words and spin department: small business innovation. It's happening all the time, but we use different words to describe it.

The Safer Way to Start a Business

Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rieva Lesonsky

There is one silver lining to the economic misery surrounding us -- more Americans are likely to start their own businesses this year.

Why Do Republicans Hate Small Businesses?

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Since 2003, more than a dozen federal investigations have found fraud, bad policies and a blatant lack of proper oversight in nearly every federal small business program.

Bush Dismantles Economic Programs for Small Business as Economy Continues Downward Spiral

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Ninety-eight percent of all companies in the United States have less than 100 employees. Twenty-seven million firms fall into the category of small bu...

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...

Time to Define a "Small Business" in America

Steve Colby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Colby

Our friend Joe the Plumber, for instance, can post yearly receipts of up to $14 million -- and still be considered a small businessman.

Obama and McCain Response To One Question Could Redirect Billions Into Middle Class Economy

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Mainstream Media Could Save Thousands of Small Businesses With One Question For Obama and McCain Thousands of small businesses around the country co...

ASBL's Lloyd Chapman Discusses Senator Obama's Small Business Plan on CNN

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

The following clip ran on CNN's American Morning and features American Small Business League (ASBL) president Lloyd Chapman speaking out about Senato...

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...

SBA Blackwater Problem Just a Piece of a Bigger Issue

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

Today, the Washington Post's, "Government Inc." blog by Robert O'Harrow Jr. stated: "Like companies across the land, Blackwater sought to be designa...

Blackwater Gets a Billion in Small Business Contracts with Help from SBA Loophole

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The Small Business Administration ruled that Blackwater was a small business -- yet another example of the Bush administration diverting billions to some of the largest corporations in the world.

CNN: "SBA Scandal"

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Source:  www.cnn.com ...