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Walmart on steroids

If you, like everyone else, are tired of all the negative political ads, take solace in the fact that they’ll be gone next Wednesday. But unfortunately, what will stay with us is an outright attack on our democracy. Our “government of the people, by the people and for the people,”…

Challenging the U.S. Chamber

The nonprofit, membership-driven South Carolina Small Business Chamber will officially be supporting an IRS complaint against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. We, along with other business organizations, are questioning potential violations of exemptions under the federal tax law in the U.S. Chamber’s conduct of lobbying and campaign funding. More on…

Who owns the economy?

(The following opinion editorial by Frank Knapp appeared today in The Hill.) Who is to blame for the state of our national economy is a political football.  No one can argue that the recession that started prior to the Obama administration was owned by the former administration.  President Bush responded…

Hoping for a George Graham and George DeMint

This past Thursday at 10 p.m. the U.S. Senate voted to include a proposed Small Business Lending Fund as part of a larger bill called the Small Business Jobs Act. The purpose of the overall bill is to increase private sector lending and provide tax breaks to small businesses. All…