It's a tradition this time of year. And no, not barbecue, but the Federal Government breaking its annual promise to hire more small businesses to do the business of government. It's not a big goal--actually it's pretty modest. A little than a quarter. 23 percent of all contracts are suppose to be awarded to small businesses. According to the Small Business Association, the government got closer this year, 22.25 percent--BUT STILL MISSED THE GOAL! Oh, and it's not a goal. It's a law congress established the requirement and the government is basically breaking the law by failing to fulfill it. But who's surprised the federal government is a scofflaw? I'm not. Our government is big, bloated and NOT fulfilling, even in the most simple promises it made its people. And this on the eve of the 4th of July!
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And, that's my two cents more!