While there are so many people that can contribute their success to family and inheritance, I still believe that there are so many stories of success in America that we can debunk the idea that success is all about where a person has come from.
I believe that we are systematically seeing the destruction of capitalism and free-market in our country. I’ll leave the final decision of this legislation to those on Wall Street, Corporations, and Investors. However, I believe we’ll find this legislation will ultimately lead to more layoffs in the financial industry and less access to American Business for obtaining capital.
I thought this article in Bloomberg’s Business week was a great example of what some of our Federal Stimulus dollars did for small business. While I didn’t support the bail-outs and still think it was a bad idea to put our country further in debt–here is some testimonials of how some used it to put other back to work.