Read this story of what our government is doing to one entrepreneur. When you are done, let me know if you think we are still in America.
In February the Buckyballs saga took a chilling turn: The commission filed a motion requesting that Mr. Zucker be held personally liable for the costs of the recall, which it estimated at $57 million, if the product was ultimately determined to be defective.
This was an astounding departure from the principle of limited liability at the heart of U.S. corporate law. Normally corporate officers aren't liable for the obligations of a company, and courts are loath to pierce the shield of limited liability unless it can be shown that the corporate entity was a mere facade—that corporate formalities weren't adhered to, the officers commingled personal and corporate funds, and so on.
As the saying goes - "read the whole thing."
And, if you are not frightened - you ought to be.