Gov. Brown’s $23.6 million

Gov. Brown’s $23.6 million

Brown president 1976As Major Kong in “Dr. Strangelove” is about to begin “nuclear combat toe-to-toe with the Russkies” and start Armageddon, he opens a survival kit aboard his B-52 and says, “Shoot, a fella’ could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff.”

The same thing with Gov. Jerry Brown’s re-election campaign chest of $23.6 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. But which he isn’t spending, according to the Chronicle, because “he’s conducting one of the most unusual re-election campaigns ever witnessed by state voters — one in which he hasn’t starred in a single TV or radio spot, campaign mailer, or Web video.” And he spent just $132,000 in July, August and September.

So, might as well have some fun and let “What happens in Vegas stay in Vegas.”

Meanwhile, Republican opponent Neil Kashkari, who is running at only about 40 percent in polls, holds “about $680,000 in the bank, with $142,000 in unpaid bills.” On the positive side for Kashkari, in 2010 Republican Meg Whitman blew $180 million of her own dough against Brown, and also finished with just 41 percent. So Neel’s votes will cost about 1/180th that of Meg’s.

What will Brown will do with all that campaign moolah he doesn’t spend? Probably not Vegas. Probably another city to the East. Do I hear a special tune?


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  1. LetitCollapse
    LetitCollapse 9 October, 2014, 00:08

    Chris said that if the 9th circuit court of appeals strikes down Klein’s ruling on the CalTurds pensions – that video himself eating a napkin and post in here for all to see.

    I’ll see your five and raise you five more. If Jerry Brown is ever elected to the office of the President of the United States and moves into the White House – I will video myself eating one of my dog’s squeezeballs and post it here on-line for all to see.

    $23 million or no $23 million. Jerry doesn’t have a snowballs chance in hell of giving an inaugural address with ‘Hail to the Chief’ playing in the background. Ed Snowden has a better chance at getting rehired by NSA.

    But Jerry might as well spend that campaign war chest on something. He’s no spring chicken. When I watched him debate Cashkari it looked to me like he was only hitting on about 3 cylinders. Spend it while ya got it! It’s the American way.

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  2. Tmind of your godhead Ted
    Tmind of your godhead Ted 9 October, 2014, 08:51

    We can’t let him in here, he’ll see the “big board”!

    John— Once again, you selection of films is to be commended.

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  3. Wolfman
    Wolfman 11 October, 2014, 14:26

    career politician Jerry Brown and his cronies has turned California into a welfare state and we need a change

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  4. bob
    bob 11 October, 2014, 19:37

    Brownie doesn’t need to spend a penny to get re-elected. The brain dead zombie voters of Colliefornia (as Ahnode calls it) will re-elect him in a landslide even if he gets caught in bed with a dead girl or live boy as Edwin Edwards once said.

    Poor Cashncarry is just the latest Republocon sacraficial lamb for Brownie and the DemoNcrats.

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  5. bob
    bob 11 October, 2014, 23:31

    “nuclear combat toe-to-toe with the Russkies”

    John, I believe he said Rooskies.

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