Small businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators are bearing an unfair burden as the government saddles them with mounting regulations and their concomitant compliance costs. Don't believe me? My source is the Obama administration.
Liz Gilbert said of Italy, "In a world of disorder and disaster and fraud, only artistic excellence is incorruptible." I have pondered her insight for weeks. I keep asking myself the essential question. Is the US headed the way of Italy?
If Washington is serious about addressing job creation, the White House and Congress should support the expansion of the Community Reinvestment Act, legislation that has invested over a trillion dollars into our economy during the past decade.
Cookie-cutter, corporate events with block after block of the same vendors, many street fairs today are of the "socks and sausages" variety and fail to bear any reflection of the communities where they take place.
If Governor Schwarzenegger does the right thing, this week, the Sunshine State will set an example for other states that want to craft health care solutions that work for their consumers and small businesses.