Terry Sutherland’s Appearance Explained with New SBA Fraud Protection Policy

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 2:25 pm

I have been wondering why one of the most tenured and experience Pentagon spokesmen suddenly popped up at one of the smallest agencies in government, the Small Business Administration (SBA).

It makes perfect sense. Terry Sutherland is there to help journalists understand why the SBA needs a policy to create a “safe harbor” from penalties for firms that are guilty of the fraud that is absolutely not happening at the SBA.

 

Anti-Small Business Policies Prove Depth of Government Corruption

By: Saturday June 7, 2014 4:44 pm

Over the last twenty-five years three U.S. Presidents and thousands of members of Congress have continually approved some of the most anti-small business, anti-middle class federal programs in history.

U.S. Census Bureau data indicates small businesses are responsible for over 90% of net new jobs, over 50% of the private sector workforce, over 50% of the Gross Domestic Product and over 90% of all U.S. exports.

The Small Business Administration Could Be Closed in the Next 30 Days

By: Friday October 11, 2013 6:30 pm

I predicted President Obama would resurrect Ronald Reagan’s plan to permanently close the Small Business Administration (SBA) by combining it with the Department of Commerce in November of 2008.

In addition to being a conspiracy nut, I’m apparently also clairvoyant because that is exactly what the President announced he planned to do in January of 2012.

Secret Blacklist Provision in Defense Authorization Signals End for Small Businesses, Transparency in Contracting

By: Thursday December 2, 2010 6:40 pm

While everyone’s attention is on the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, there are far more nefarious sections that demand the public’s attention and action.

The Senate Small Business Jobs Bill is Anti-Small Business and Will Not Create Jobs

By: Wednesday September 15, 2010 3:10 pm

The Small Business Jobs Act, poised to pass the Senate this week, contains provisions that will do more to damage small businesses than all the decent provisions combined. The bill is another swing-and-a-miss for Democrats trying to bolster their small business creds…

Checking My Crystal Ball on the FY 2009 Federal Small Business Contract Numbers, Part 2

By: Monday August 30, 2010 1:40 pm

The Small Business Administration released its Procurement Scorecard late Friday afternoon, showing that once again, the government did not achieve its mandated 23 percent small business procurement goal. Several weeks ago, I made several predictions about this, lets see how accurate I was.

Stupid Economy – It’s About Small Business

By: Saturday August 21, 2010 8:03 am

In remarks made by President Obama yesterday, Senate Republicans were taken to task for their obstruction of the small business lending bill. However, it seems more that the president is unwilling to take a new direction in helping small businesses.

The Missing Ingredient to Avoid the Double-Dip: Small Business Contracts

By: Wednesday August 18, 2010 6:00 am

If the Obama administration and Congress wanted to avoid a double-dip recession and spur job creation, then they should focus on fixing fraud and abuses in federal small business contracting programs. These contracting programs can be used as a means of driving demand to small businesses that create over 90 percent of net new jobs.

Checking My Crystal Ball on the FY 2009 Federal Small Business Contract Numbers

By: Saturday August 7, 2010 11:00 am

Time to test my psychic abilities. The Small Business Administration will be releasing the contracting numbers for fiscal year 2009, which will show another disappointing year for small businesses.

Department of Defense: The Black Hole of Small Business Contracts

By: Thursday July 15, 2010 6:30 pm

A program being run through Department of Defense that is supposed to help small businesses subcontract with large businesses does the complete opposite and no one seems to know about it…

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