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Equal Opportunity Destroyers: Politicians Of All Types Damage Small Business America

K2KR Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 2:54 PM
Yes it would be nice to get politicians in office that HAVE run a small business, but it would be nice to get some that have just had a real job before.

It’s not just an out-of-control IRS or EPA. And it’s not merely the punitive demands and restraints of the new federal healthcare law.

American enterprise is being stifled and squelched by state and local governments, in ways that most Americans don’t even see. With increasing propensity, elected officials nationwide are at times suffocating private businesses with regulations, and at other times competing directly against them – and it happens among both Democrats and Republicans.

A striking reminder of this emerged last week, when it was reported that Democrat San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was contemplating some sort of “ban” on alcohol...