Kim, a frequent reader here has done a bit of research regarding a couple of claims from team Obama. First, the claim our government is such a nice helper and business friendly to business. And, to the fantastic claims that Romney, in spite of his stellar record of job creation here, would be an outsourcer of jobs. Obama is just looking out for the little guy.
Yes, the government is a big helper to the little guy. (pdf) The SBA says they’re not so much of the helpers as Barry wants you to believe. According to the Small Business Association, it cost American Businesses $1.8 trillion in regulatory costs in 2008 alone!
Americans spent enough time and effort complying with government regulations to total $1.8 trillion of our roughly $15 trillion national GDP. (Source: Small Business Administration). During the same year, the entire American manufacturing industry…
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