"Placing a big tax burden on the small business community would rob them of the resources they need to create the jobs that will lead us out of the recession. If there's one sure way to kill the goose that lays the golden egg, this is it."

— Thomas Donohue, president/CEO of U.S Chamber of Commerce asserting that a surtax provision in the new healthcare bill will hit owners of small businesses, "House committees start the debate on healthcare reform"