17 Jun 2014

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard McKeon Loves Pentagon Anti-Small Business Program

House Armed Services Committee Chairman, Howard P. McKeon likes the Pentagon’s 25 year old anti-small business, anti-transparency, anti-middle class test program so much he has voted to extend it into its 28th year of testing. The 2015 National Defense Authorization Bill, H.R. 4435 includes an extension of the Comprehensive Subcontracting

06 Jun 2014

Anti-Small Business Policies Prove Depth of Government Corruption

Over the last twenty-five years three U.S. Presidents and thousands of members of Congress have continually approved some of the most anti-small business, anti-middle class federal programs in history. U.S. Census Bureau data indicates small businesses are responsible for over 90% of net new jobs, over 50% of the private

03 Jun 2014

Congress to Renew 25 Year Old Pentagon Test Program to “Help” Small Businesses by Eliminating Transparency

Congress and President Obama are set to renew a 25 year old Pentagon test program. The Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program (CSPTP) was developed to determine if removing all transparency from federal small business contracting programs for the Pentagon’s largest prime contractors would increase subcontracting opportunities for small businesses. That

22 May 2014

Why Does The SBA Need Terry Sutherland If There Is No Fraud?

I think this in an excellent question. For years I have tried to expose the rampant fraud and abuse in federal small business contracting programs. Dozens of federal investigations have uncovered billions of dollars in federal small business contracts that have been diverted to some of the largest corporations in

20 May 2014

Terry Sutherland Is On My Case And I Couldn’t Be Happier About It

I am so happy that I was apparently causing so much trouble for the Pentagon and the Small Business Administration (SBA) that I warranted one of the Pentagon’s most experienced PR hit men to try and shut me up. I must be doing something right if I get the same

19 May 2014

American Express Article Recognizes Lloyd Chapman as Small Business Advocate

I was very flattered when Kelly Spors included me in her article for American Express Open Forum titled, “Meet 4 People Giving Small Business a Big Voice in Washington.” It is very rare that I get recognition of any kind for my 25 year battle with the federal government to

15 May 2014

Small Business Administration Refusing to Release Phone Records Under Freedom of Information Act

Commander Cover-Up Terry Sutherland is on the Job In 2009 I requested the phone records for the Small Business Administration (SBA) Press Office Director Mike Stamler. I wound up in the United States Supreme Court. The Supreme Court refused to hear my case and Mike Stamler’s phone records remained secret. What in the

09 May 2014

Watch Netflix If You Don’t Want To Die

  I love Netflix. It has changed every area of my life in a way that I never dreamed was even possible. I could write a dozen or so blogs on the dramatic impact Netflix has had on my life, but I will focus this one on diet and longevity.

02 May 2014

Pentagon PR Hit Man At The Small Business Administration?

The Small Business Administration (SBA) Press Office Director, Terry Sutherland, is a very interesting guy. Take a look at his LinkedIn profile and at the website Terrysutherlandinfo.org. Does his career path seem a little unusual to you? Commander United States Navy, Surface Weapons Officer 1987-1993, Public Affairs Officer 1993-2007, Chief External Communications, Defense Intelligence

02 Apr 2014

Why Does Washington Hate Small Businesses?

When you look at the facts, the only possible conclusion you could come up with is that the federal government is so pro-big business that they have become anti-small business. Back in 2009, after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) investigated the Small Business Administration (SBA) they released Report 10-108, “By