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How Much Is Enough?

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Oct, 2016 Issue

There's more money to spend than ever before, yet the fall ballot is crammed with requests for more.


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Conflicted

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Sep, 2016 Issue

 A potential solution to unleash the power of the market might be in the offing, and I’m forced to hold my nose because of the stench of how this scheme/solution was hatched.


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...And Not A Drop to Drink

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Jul, 2016 Issue

Water policy urgently needs to be changed to find a better balance so human and economic benefits have equal footing with the environment


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To Dis with Data

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Jun, 2016 Issue

The last things liberals praise is individual achievement.


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Being the Best

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
NBB Best Of, May, 2016

If you stop and think about it, every business, no matter how large they are today, started out as a small business.


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Something Wicked This Way Comes

May, 2016 Issue

It’s always fun when California lawmakers undertake an interesting economics experiment with the electorate serving as the guinea pigs.


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Trying to Make Sense of It All

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Apr, 2016 Issue

[Trump and Sanders] have tapped into an extremely widespread, almost seething contempt for “business as usual” in Washington, D.C.


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The Best is Yet to Come

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
NB Persepective, Jan, 2016

Common courtesy, civil discourse, good manners and simply being polite seem to be relics of the distant past.


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Grading on the Curve

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Dec, 2015 Issue

There’s a 50-year history, or more, of economic theory, backed by studies and evidence, that supports the notion that increasing the minimum wage costs jobs.


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Building Our Future

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
NB Persepective, Dec, 2015

North Bay Perspective is the lens through which we view both business and business lifestyle.


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Choices

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Nov, 2015 Issue

The overarching question before us is, which of the competing visions for America's future will prevail?


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Let's Wine Some More

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Special Wine Issue, Oct, 2015

As is our habit, this Wine/Harvest Fair issue is filled with fun, facts, figures and fancy.


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The More Things Change

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Oct, 2015 Issue

Trump’s support is mostly attributable to his lack of fear of the media, democrats or the establishment republicans.


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A House Divided

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Sep, 2015 Issue

I watched the first republican presidential debate last night on Fox News and came away with a host of impressions and a few surprising observations.


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No Greater Country

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Aug, 2015 Issue

There’s no greater country in the world despite any real or imagined criticisms too often laid at its feet.


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Empty Promises

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Jul, 2015 Issue

Billions of dollars are spent with little or no results for the investment.


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Six Billion Hours and Counting

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Jun, 2015 Issue

The original tax code contained only 11,400 words; today, it has more than 7 million.


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BEST in the North Bay

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
NBB Best Of, May, 2015

Given the extent of the competition, the winners should be proud to have emerged as the BEST in their respective category.


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Stop Talking and Start Doing

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
May, 2015 Issue

How is it that our roads are in such bad shape given that California already has the highest gas taxes in the nation?


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Hijacked

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
NBB Top 500, Apr, 2015

One thing you can always depend upon is that weather changes. Another thing you can depend upon is that science is rarely settled.


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Getting Better

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
NBB Top 500, Mar, 2015

We certainly hope you enjoy perusing the Top 500 and find it interesting, informative and useful in running your business.


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40 Years and Counting

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Mar, 2015 Issue

Back in 1975, three local journalists shared the belief that the North Bay, and especially Sonoma County, was poised for growth. They decided to join that growth through the creation of a business publication…


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Good Intentions

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Feb, 2015 Issue

Government is sailing unchartered waters these days in its quest to negate personal liberty and freedom.


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A Holiday Quiz

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Jan, 2015 Issue

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office has published a report, titled “Cal Facts,” that’s full of information about the Golden State’s economy and programs.


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A Climate for Success

Columnist: Norman Rosinski
Dec, 2014 Issue

In this issue, we take an insider’s look at each of the three counties that comprise the North Bay—Napa, Marin and Sonoma.


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