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Jerry Brown -- Vote on Issues, Not Electability


Although he has practically no chance of winning the democratic presidential nomination, I support former California Governor Jerry Brown for president.

Flakiness and 800 numbers aside, Gov. Brown has innovative and realistic ideas for bringing out the best in America. His Economic Bill of Rights would guarantee every citizen a living wage, shelter, freedom from hunger, and access to education and health care. Brown has developed a more efficient energy policy that protects the environment, saves money, and increases national security. He supports a more simple and fair federal tax system, sensible defense spending, and a coherent foreign policy.

Brown has proven his ability to turn these ideas into realities. During his two terms as governor of the world's eighth largest economy, he created over two million jobs -- fully one quarter of all new jobs in the country in that period. While in Sacramento, Brown cut taxes, promoted anti-discrimination legislation, enacted consumer protection measures, and made California a leader in alternative energy use, conservation, and environmental protection.

Ideas and issues are more important than electability. I encourage you to cast your vote for Jerry Brown.