The Week That Was -- February 15, 2013
Here are the most widely read FreeEnterprise.com stories for the week ending February 15:
U.S. Manufacturing: The World's Third Largest Economy - The U.S. manufacturing sector generates $1.7 trillion in value each year, equivalent to nearly 12% of GDP, and supports over 17 million U.S. jobs.
Reaction to President Obama's State of the Union Speech – U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue and influential bloggers and reporters offer their reactions to the president’s economic agenda.
The 100 Best in Small Business – The U.S. Chamber announced the 100 Blue Ribbon Award® winners of 2013.
VOTE NOW: February’s Most Ridiculous Lawsuit – Subway is sued for its foot-long sandwiches not always measuring 12 inches, and a school district in Ohio faces an age and disability discrimination lawsuit for reassigning an employee from high school to junior high.
Five Examples of Federal Government Waste (and How to Fix It) – Your fedeal tax dollars are going toward pottery classes and video games.