I can speak to the truth of this one personally. The burden of government intervention in small business is so heavy that it is almost not worth doing it. My biggest reason for staying in business sometimes is to continue to aggravate the government.
The Day by Day Cartoon by Chris Muir, http://www.daybydaycartoon.com/2011/08/14/
While you’re at it, head on over and support is small business.
It’s that time of the year again to support one of the best comics on the web:
Day by Day cartoon by Chris Muir
What’s interesting to me is that, in a way, this kind of thing is proof that direct support can work. What else could we apply this idea to?