Steven Kurlander: President Obama misspoke: Fixing economy, not his words, should be campaign issue
Published in The Sun Sentinel on 7/19/2012
"It's solely the entrepreneur's ability to work hard and capitalize on available assets available as a result of both government and private initiatives that allow him or her to become successful. Obama plainly got it wrong by intricately intertwining individual entrepreneurial success with government spending and infrastructure investment."
Yet, even if Bloomberg is right, I don't want him or any government leader to limit
|It's solely the entrepreneur's ability to work hard and capitalize on available assets available as a result of both government and private initiatives that allow him or her to become successful.|
by Steven Kurlander
President Obama recently caused a major stir when he stated that any American that has built a small business had the government, in part, to thank for his or her success.
"Look, if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own," he said.
That hit a sensitive nerve among conservatives and those in the American business community. And it once again touched off criticism that the president is too fixated with the idea that big government - and massive stimulus spending, made possible by putting our country in deeper debt - is still the way to go to get our economy on track.
True, any student of American history can attest that the development of our country's economy into the largest, most innovative in the world,...Keep Reading
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Cousin Casey Kurlander: FOURSQUARE GETS EVEN BETTER FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
By Casey Kurlander
Foursquare has been riding the social media marketing bandwagon in a big way by becoming the best friend of many small businesses. It's popular with businesses because it gives them a place to put their name where it really counts-locally- and reach out to both frequent and potential customers in the area.
Not only do small businesses use the network to draw new customers, but it creates many return customers and allows these businesses to build a solid local reputation. Last week foursquare released Local Updates, which enables brands to send customers news, updates and anything else they think the user may find interesting.
Since its launch in 2009, the free app has been used by people and their friends to make the most of where they are....Keep Reading
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