Should entrepreneurs not work the market instead of zigzagging nations capitals? I come from an entrepreneur’s family. I have created two successful business ventures. Two of my brothers have. My father run his own little family business as did his father and his father in law. As I look across the family, small entrepreneurship everywhere. But I don’t remember that anyone was going for public money and/or favors first. We all looked at the market, identified a need and served it. America’s most important resource is not the DC hogs. It’s the little family-owned businesses. Its the mom & pop stores that keep going when it’s getting really rough. It’s the roughnecks in the oilfields that squeeze the rock for a living. Shale was started by some crazies with a mission. Big money made it big later but without the seed from the crazies, it would not have happened. And so it is for all things. People matter, not politics.
The topic of climate change – and what we can do about it – rightly dominates public discourse today as a central issue no party or business leader can ignore. Exit polls in New Hampshire