If you’re a woman who owns a business, you’ve got plenty of company. In fact, women own more than 10 million U.S. companies, and women-owned businesses account for about 40 percent of all privately held firms in the U.S., according to the Center for Women’s Business Research. Clearly, the good news is that women like you are entering the small-business arena at a rapid pace.
With Louisiana’s presidential preference primary just three days away, it seems a fitting time to revisit some ancient political history.
On March 31, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson stunned the nation when he announced he wasn’t going to seek re-election that fall. American casualties were mounting in Viet Nam and Johnson himself had begun to doubt a clear-cut U.S. victory could be had.
In early 1968, polls showed 61 percent of Americans supported the war. But by year-end, 53 percent opposed it.