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.

 

Holder to DEA Chiefs: DOJ Will Oppose Prop 19, Protect Their Fat Private Contracts

By: Friday October 15, 2010 1:15 pm

In September, former DEA Chiefs sent a letter to Eric Holder, informing him that it was the obligation of the Department of Justice to oppose Prop 19 if it passes just as they opposed the Arizona immigration law.

In response, Eric Holder is assuring them that they don’t need to worry, because the Department of Justice will “vigorously enforce” federal drug laws even if Prop 19 passes,

That’s no doubt good news for former DEA Chief Robert Bonner, one of the authors of the original letter to Holder, and who has since worked himself into an anti-pot frenzy about what will happen with the drug cartels and the border situation if Prop 19 passes.

Just Say Now can exclusively report the ties between Bonner’s anti-Prop 19 Reefer Madness and nearly $500,000 in federal contracts to “consult” with the Department of Homeland Security about our ever-growing border war.

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.

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.

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