In his 45-minute lecture/speech in Cleveland last week — which mostly consisted of blaming his predecessors for the state of the economy and trying to turn House GOP leader John Boehner into a Gingrich-like bogeymen — President Obama once again touted the Democrats’ “small business jobs” bill pending in the Senate and blasted Republican opposition. […]
Andrew Kwiatkowski is a research associate at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
At the 1986 White House Conference on Small Business, President Ronald Reagan offered these famous remarks about politicians’ views on business in the 1970s. Reagan said, “Back then, government’s view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it […]