How Crony-Capitalism Is Killing Mom & Pop Gas Stations And Making Big Ones Rich

“It’s always easier for government regulators to work with big business. Big business can afford new regs and often manipulates regulation for its own benefit.”

“Small business owners are a pain in the posterior for government however. Small business can’t afford the lawyers and consultants and the new machines and techniques mandated by some GS 14 in Washington DC. They can’t afford lobbyists either. Small business owners are always “complaining” about losing their businesses to the regulatory crush.”

“Exxon on the other hand is much easier to work with.”