I’ve been a small business owner most of my life. Let me tell you that labor costs loom especially large in a small business. The president’s call for a higher minimum wage may make him and his liberal buddies feel good about themselves. But it will hurt like hell to the folks who lose their jobs.

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rhiq1Gclybo&feature=player_embedded] The president gave his State of the Union address. He says the “time is now” to make change. The Tea Party movement agrees, only the change they call for is far different than what the president wants. The Tea Party calls for: 1. A budget. It has been 1000 days since…

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=En1z2FbxoXc&feature=player_embedded] Small business is the backbone of our economy. Ninety-nine percent of all employer firms have fewer than five-hundred employees. They employe more than half of all private sector employees and pay 44% of all private payroll. They have generated 64% of all net new jobs over the past fifteen years. In…

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