Tim Berry posted some short but insightful articles on his “Up and Running” entrepreneur.com blog about the Willamette Angel Conference, a local group of angel investors, of which I’m a member, choosing to invest at its annual conference event. The winner turned out to be Good Clean Love, selling natural, organic, healthy intimacy products. For more [...]
Success in America is an endangered species. Business bonuses are under heightened scrutiny; soon, making the right picks in the stock market or earning more than $200,000 per year will mean higher taxes. Sadly, the anti-success campaign is being lead by our Nation’s own misguided leader; President Obama. How can a US President, in good conscious, make it clear that any success enjoyed by the American people will be severely and immediately punished by the government and shunned by all?
Although the Obama Administration should be applauded for recognizing the important role the entrepreneur will play in any United States economic recovery, its latest stream of rhetoric has not been well received. With the federal government’s size and scope growing at an alarmingly accelerating pace, the latest rhetoric provided to the American entrepreneurial audience is misdirected.
With the country facing a bleak unemployment prospects, slowed economic growth, and excessive government spending it is clear that a fresh approach to taxation aimed at spawning growth and job creation. While no specific tax incentives are currently offered to entrepreneurs, such incentives would encourage economic growth, create jobs, and stem a growing outrage over executive compensation.