Some politicians in Washington may say American Exceptionalism doesn’t exist, but don’t you believe it!
Here’s some proof. The photo on the left is a new IBM computer (from 1954). It was considered exceptional because it could store 5 megabytes of data and had a cost (in 1954 dollars) that was beyond the reach of almost any small business.
The picture on the right is the smallest usb drive that I have in my office. It holds over 4 gigabytes (roughly 1,000 times more than the IBM computer) and costs about $9.
No nation has ever given as many people the chance to rise from poverty to riches as America. Your small business’ most valuable resource is intellectual capital not the size of your bank account.
He is also a founding Board Member and Finance Director of the Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center and serves on the Board of the National Equal Rights Institute.
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