Get government off my back? Hardly (as I've pointed out previously). Check out what this republican business owner thinks of government supported Ex-Im Bank lending programs ...
“There’s not a bank in the United States that’s going to loan money to that customer of mine in Argentina to buy my airplane,” said David Ickert, vice president of finance at Air Tractor, which makes crop-dusting and firefighting airplanes in Olney, Tex. “There is not a free-market system that operates like that. It does not exist. We need the Ex-Im Bank, period.”
Long story short? Industry, Wall Street and all types of business owners work the system in order to make an extra buck. From subsidies to favorable legislation and bailouts, they all work to sustain our "free market" system. Getting certified as a certain type of business helps too. Here's a partial list of what helps qualify you as a small businesses, which are necessary for government subsidies.
Read what other private sector republicans really think of government assistance, when it comes to their business interests, here.