While driving home last evening, I listened to the President’s State of the Union speech, waiting for him to mention the importance and vitality of the small business community. That didn’t happen and disappointment is the polite description of what I felt. The spirit of enterprise, self reliance and the urge to create are what built this country. That spirit will be what saves America, not any government agency. Below you can get a quick snapshot of what the small business landscape looks like and have your own opinions about the segment’s importance.