Phil Liberatore

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A Japanese Miracle

One of the many blessings of running my own accounting firm are the relationships that I build with people I would have never met otherwise. After running in the Republican primary for my congressional district last spring, I had yet

Reforming Healthcare Reform

The hopes and dreams of conservatives around the nation came to fruition, at least partially, on Monday as President Obama’s healthcare bill finally found resistance from the judicial branch. With another lawsuit backed by twenty states hitting the docket, Obamacare

Sightseeing on the Road to Recovery

As we are about to enter year 5 of this ‘Great Recession’, I have been trying to remember how things were before 2007 and over the last few years, take an inventory of what I have seen and heard in

Winning at the Race of Life

Now that elections are over many people are going to jump straight into analyzing the races, who did what right/wrong and what we can expect from this new House and Senate. There will be plenty of time for that in

Environmental Welfare

Many Californians live in California because they love the natural beauty that surrounds them at every turn. The beaches, the mountains and the desert are, in my mind, some of California’s greatest assets. There is nothing quite as satisfying as

Small Business Bill Passes; Business Owners Groan

In a hail-mary attempt to garner main street support for Democrats before the elections put an end to the legislative season, President Obama finally was able to push the small business lending bill through the Senate, thanks to two retiring

California Budget Crisis Revisited

“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” Thomas Jefferson As you probably know, a budget crisis has stymied California legislators

Arizona's Immigration Law

The recent law passed in Arizona raises some tough questions. How does one respond to a state law that enforces federal law? Our President said it was “misguided.” Many state and city politicians in California have said it is time