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Face it: If you're in business, you're in politics.

This story appears in the January 1998 issue of

If there's one thing homebased business owners dislike, it's politics. Unfortunately, if you're in business, you're in politics. Like it or not, it's part of being a homebased business owner.

Many homebased entrepreneurs shy away from politics because they're disgusted with partisan wrangling, special-interest legislation and just business as usual. They're tired of Congress saying one thing and voting for another. And they're fed up with the bad attitudes of big business and unions toward entrepreneurs. Most small-business owners feel they don't stand a chance against big-business politics and are reluctant to get involved in the legislative process because they resent having to take time away from their businesses only to be frustrated by unproductive, unresponsive bureaucracies.

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