Walter Lounsbery's Blog – February 2011 Archive (3)

Terry Frank of Oak Ridge Testifies Before Congress

Written Testimony of Mrs. Terry Frank

Owner, Nature’s Marketplace

Before the Small Business Committee

U.S. House of Representatives

February 16, 2011

Chairman Graves and Representative Velazquez, Congressman Fleischmann, members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify on the state of small business today and specifically taxation of small business.

My name Is Terry Frank. Nearly 20 years ago, my husband and I sought…

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Added by Walter Lounsbery on February 24, 2011 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Why is Silicon Valley so Special? The Great Robert Scoble Provides Some Answers

I've lived in the valley since 1971 and my dad got moved here because of the tech industry (he got a PHd at Rutgers in New Jersey and since his family lived in NY and NJ I'm sure he would rather have gotten a job on the east coast, but Ampex hired him and moved him here. A few years later he moved to Lockheed, which shows that military spending is a major reason for geeks to move and stay here, at least in the cold war days where the government was spending billions to stay ahead of the…

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Added by Walter Lounsbery on February 19, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Congress Tries to Listen to You

Congress has established a new Website to collect information from "America's Job Creators".  Unless you have employed a lobbyist in DC, or travel there regularly to talk to them yourself, this may be your only opportunity to inform Congress on your opinions of the Federal government and its regulations.

 

From the Website: "Americans have a right to an efficient, effective government that works for them. American job creators deserve the opportunity to succeed and grow…

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Added by Walter Lounsbery on February 10, 2011 at 8:37am — No Comments

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