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  •  A small business (4+ / 0-)
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    irmaly, jabney, Matt Z, RMForbes

    is one owned and operated by someone who is there daily. Not one that is a distant owernship into a pool of investors ( Like a fast food chain).

    •  I help small businesses setup accounting software (5+ / 0-)
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      Sam I Am, Thinking Fella, Matt Z, brein, DRo

      it's my job. I am very aware of what small businesses are going through right now. Even small corporations are getting hammered. Our current tax system gives all the advantage to the big boys to the detrament of everyone else. If we reformed our tax system into a truly progress system it would be good for our entire economy. It would level the playing field and allow real small businesses grow along with the wages of their employees and customers.  

      Really don't mind if you sit this one out. My words but a whisper -- your deafness a SHOUT. I may make you feel but I can't make you think..Jethro Tull

      by RMForbes on Thu Nov 18, 2010 at 05:00:58 PM PST

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      •  agreed (1+ / 0-)
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        •  I have no quarrel at all (2+ / 0-)
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          Thinking Fella, RMForbes

          with what you are saying. I know all small businesses are struggling.  My point was meant to be that the oft repeated republican phrase about small businesses, while a good one-liner, flies in the face of what the average person considers a small business.

          They win people over with the phrase; it is total trickery. People react to in support of small businesses, unable to deconstruct the actual definition per republicans.

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