Our politicians need to stop making scape goats and heroes and concentrate on facts. The first fact is, Mr. President, I did build that business by my own ingenuity and hard work. However, Mr. Romney, I needed to count on the government to provide security, infrastructure and the rule of law to be successful. When I opened my first business more than 40 years ago, I never worried what I would pay in taxes if successful, I only worried about success. The tax rate never stopped me from going into business. Going into business is what I do just like an actor acts and a clergyman prays. What I so need of my government is consistency in laws, and tax rates and regulation. For my planning purposes I want to know what i can expect, today, tomorrow and next year.How did you get into the coffee shop business? I wanted to have a coffee shop for a long time. I like interacting with people and drinking coffee. Back home in Ethiopia, it is common for people to socialize and drink coffee.The biggest event that takes place in Brazil is Carnival, which is held as a way to celebrate the beginning lent. Smaller carnival celebrations are help all over Brazil in smaller cities including Salvador, Recife, and Olinda. Sao Paulo, which is a large city in Brazil, also hosts a carnival celebration. It is best to visit plan a visit to Brazil during carnival season a few months in advance as many people visit during this time.