Entrepreneurship is a favorite subject of “conservatives,” who like to see people pull themselves up by their bootstraps and make something worthwhile of themselves. A lot of talk goes into how tax cuts and economic stimulus packages help “the small business owner.” But if you really want to encourage entrepreneurship and help the small business owner, vote for a Democrat.
“Why?” you ask. “The devil,” you say. “National single-payor healthcare,” I respond. “And no, I’m not a devil,” I add. How many people do you know who would like to strike out on their own with an idea, but they’re too afraid to leave the security of corporate America or the public sector? I know plenty, and I’m one of them (even though I haven’t yet come up with “the idea”). What keeps us in our economically “efficient” and “productive” jobs? Fear of not having health care. Ask around–you’ll find it’s true.
Although the Democrats currently in the presidential race haven’t had the guts to pull the trigger and say they’ll go straight to a single-payor system, I have a feeling it’s in the long-term plans. And it’s already gaining traction in Congress.
So, do something good for the economy—vote Democratic!