Blog Posts - August 2011

For Business, It's 1920 All Over Again

By Tom Del Beccaro, on Aug 31, 2011

My latest on Big Gov't . . .

For Business, It's 1920 All Over Again - American political fortunes have long been tied directly to the economy… so you would think that politicians would do a better job understanding how to improve the economy.  We know consumer demand is down – because consumers don’t have the money or home equity they used to have.  That alone is keeping the economy down.  Businesses, however, are said to have money but they are not spending or investing it.  Why? Because for them it’s the early 1920’s all over again.  read more

Times wrong, fairness requires a referendum on Senate maps

By Tom Del Beccaro, on Aug 27, 2011

My response to the Contra Costa Times Editorial opposing the Senate Referendum

Times wrong, fairness requires a referendum on Senate maps.