It’s shocking how many entrepreneurs also support bigger government. It’s an oxymoron and the two cannot coexist. Mixing big government and entrepreneurialism are like trying to mix oil with water; the two cannot and will not go together. What happened to the entrepreneurial spirit where ‘I will provide’, ‘I will be creative’, ‘I will be resourceful’? In order for Americans to be truly be free they need to maintain their rights of free enterprise and capitalism.
Americas Founding Fathers were all entrepreneurs who fought and died for a better way of life far removed from the idea of Socialism and a large Government.
Most likely the two most impactful events in Americas history where big government was challenged were the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. The first was the people against government and the latter was the government and people against the government and people. In both scenarios the integrity of the American people propelled them to success. The question that many are asking is are we entering the 3ed stage in American history where the people will once again have to stand up to a government who is encroaching on our liberties?
Mitt Romney addresses the importance of supporting the entrepreneur, free enterprise and capitalism. Entrepreneurship and Freedom are one in the same. When Americans rights and freedoms are jeopardized so is our right to entrepreneurship.
What are your thoughts on Government and Entrepreneurship? Does the size of the government threaten the effectiveness of an entrepreneur?