Although George W. Bush likes to portray himself as a friend to Small Business, in reality he is a friend to BIG BUSINESS. Small Business owners who went along for the ride and voted for Bush are in for a rude awakening, if they have not already figured out that, they have been duped.
On their website, the American Small Business League asks the question, “Is a worldwide company with 26,000 employees really a small business? Thanks to policies that have been established by the SBA the answer is yes.”
There are more than 23 million small businesses in the United States. Almost all of them – 98 percent – have fewer than 100 employees. Yet the basic standard for
many industries is 500 employees.
John Kerry introduced new legislation earlier in the week geared towards further protection of true Small Businesses: