Monthly Archives: August 2010

HTA To Launch New Nationwide TV Spot

Appearing on televisions in places near and far, ABC’s Free Enterprise Alliance this week will launch a new ad asking travelers to look around, find a representative, and tell them to Halt The Assault on free enterprise, small business, and jobs. Here’s the spot: Please share with friends, families and — of course — your [...]
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While You Were Working - August 31, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: New York Times (Blog): Sorkin: Why Wall St. Is Deserting Obama CNNMoney: Economists: I dunno, man. What do you think? WSJ: Social Security Bait [...]
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While You Were Working - August 30, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: USA Today: Small Businesses Hold Off Spending While Waiting for Aid Washington Post (Opinion): The Coming Tsunami of Business Tax Increases Orlando Business Journal: [...]
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When Government Is The Economy’s Anchor

… dragging it downward:
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While You Were Working - August 27, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: ABC News: Bernanke Gives Few Specifics On How Fed Will Help Ailing Economy Los Angeles Times: Downward Revision of GDP Growth a Strong Signal [...]
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Buisness Owner: Why I’m Not Hiring

Thanks to our friends at Chamberpost.com for catching this fantastic article, which should be self-evident but mysteriously escapes those in the hallways of power: So why aren’t we hiring? It’s simple: uncertainty. I wrote about this concern earlier in the year, and not much has changed. We’re still waiting to learn what recent legislation will [...]
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Editorial: Don’t Diss Small Biz

Recently, syndicated columnist Ruth Marcus called a “myth” the important role of small business in acting as America’s engine of job growth. Investors Business Daily took a rare opportunity to disagree with an opinion running in its own pages, to conclude in a powerful editorial: Yes, many small companies “crash and burn,” as Marcus puts [...]
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While You Were Working - August 26, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Business News Daily: 5 Things Small Businesses Want from Washington Bloomberg: Slower U.S. Capital Investment May Reach Job Market Washington Times: Senate Tax Duel [...]
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Combating The Blue-Green Menace

Remember the United Auto Workers? The union that helped steer the Big Three into financial crisis and then get a big heaping helping of taxpayer bailout? (Yeah, we thought you’d remember them). Well, they’ve joined the “Blue-Green Alliance”, which has brought environmentalists and union bosses together to lobby for special-interest handouts that unite those previously [...]
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Intel Chief: “Jobs Will Not Be Created Here”

It would be difficult to capture all of the good reporting from CNET without violating the terms of fair use in copyright law, but we’ll try. They have the thoughts of Intel’s CEO, Paul Otellini, at the Aspen Institute and his thoughts on government making it too difficult and too expensive to hire people … [...]
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