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    Unleashing the American Spirit

    America is a nation conceived in shared ideals. Penned into the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are the ideas of individual liberty and free enterprise. These two fundamental ideological pillars of our society are the catalysts that spawned America’s rapid ascension to greatness. We have always been a nation … More

    Obama's "Start-Up America" Initiative: Stalling Entrepreneurs

    “Entrepreneurs embody the promise of America: the idea that if you have a good idea and are willing to work hard and see it through, you can succeed in this country. And in fulfilling this promise, entrepreneurs also play a critical role in expanding our economy and creating jobs.” – … More

    Is the U.S. Still the Land of Opportunity?

    The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI) report by researchers at the Small Business Administration shows that the U.S. may be slipping in its ability to sustain productive entrepreneurship relative to other countries. Entrepreneurship plays a critical role in the formation of any economy; it is the critical agent in … More

    Businessmen Don’t Need a Lecture

    Yesterday, President Obama insisted that a coalition of Senate Republican legislators is playing partisan politics yet again. He told Americans that he knows exactly what small businesses need in order to start productively hiring, and that’s the Small Jobs Act, which is currently before the Senate. The business community does … More

    Rwanda's Entrepreneurial Uprising

    Remember Hotel Rwanda?  That movie depicts the true story of a man fighting impossible odds to save everyone he could during the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. Hotel Rwanda was a symbol of desperate hope for survival. Almost two decades later, by contrast, Rwanda has many symbols of hope for a … More

    U.S. Losing Global Competitiveness with High Corporate Tax Burden

    High corporate tax rates are undermining U.S. international competitiveness. The global economy continues to demand that companies be flexible and swift in order to remain competitive. High tax rates deprive companies of both the means and the incentive to take advantage of new market opportunities or technological changes that can … More

    It's Time to Turn to Innovation, Competition to Spur Economy

    In a recent poll by the Wall Street Journal and NBC news, a majority of Americans expressed their frustration with the approach our government has taken in response to the financial crisis and economic slowdown. Just 43 percent of the respondents expressed satisfaction with how President Obama has handled the economy, … More