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What You Need To Know - Friday, June 28, 2013

By Tom Del Beccaro, on Jun 11, 2013

My Thought for Today:  The omnibus Senate Immigration Bill is filled with problems just like ObamaCare was.  The Republicans in the House need to expose those problems if they want to defeat.  They cannot pass something so we can find out what is in it.

Top Story:  Senate approves Immigration overhaul

Must Read: Obama's Crisis driven 2nd term

CA News: Walters:  Budget won't end fiscal mess

My Latest in Forbes:  California's Anti-Fracking Idealogues Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth -  The world knows of California’s unemployment, spending and budget problems.  With over $1 trillion in public debt, it’s unlikely California will be able to right its fiscal ship.  Amazingly, a giant gift was laid at California’s doorstep in the form of giant oil fields accessible by fracking.  Rather than promote the budget soothing jobs and the tax revenue that comes with it, California Democrats have lined up to stop it.

Jerry Brown: For and Against Tax Hikes At the Same Time

By Tom Del Beccaro, on Oct 2, 2012

Jerry Brown: For and Against Tax Hikes At the Same Time

Jerry Brown, if anything, is colorful.  He always has been and he likely always will be. Economics on the other hand was once dubbed “the dismal science.”  So, where do the two meet? Well, that depends more on where Jerry Brown is at the moment.  You see, while the laws of economics don’t change – Jerry Brown’s views, by contrast, change over time and, lately, at the same time. [Click here for the rest of the article]

Best of Del Beccaro Op/Eds

By Tom Del Beccaro, on Sep 17, 2012

Reflecting On a Current Events: Rousseau, Revolutions & Egypt - from Feb of 2011, the time the Mubarak gov't fell with help from the Obama admin, this article discusses the proposects for Egypt - judge its accuracy today.

In Forbes:  The Republicans Have Yet to Make Their Case on Taxes - Eva Longoria spoke about taxes at the DNC more forcefully than Republican did at the RNC. Why arent' Republicans making the case?

In National Review Online: Frustrated Voters turn to Prop 32 - Why the passage of Prop 32 is so important from CA and the Nation. 

In Human Events: The Predictable Failure of Obama The Social Engineer - The Enduring Lesson Republicans Must Understand

On Taxes:  Why Aren't the Democrats Keynesian on Taxes? - The Country Cannot Afford a GOP Loss on Taxes - The Economy Needs a Psychological Jolt - Tax Rate Increases Mean Less Revenue - Your Common Sense Guide Why - For Business, It's the 1920's All Over Again

On The Constitution: The Constitution Guarantees Freedom Not A Cushy LifeNancy Pelosi is Right for the Wrong Reason - The Power to Mandate, Why You Should Deplore the Roberts' Decision