Skip to comments.Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari calls Jerry Brown lazy
Posted on 01/25/2014 7:42:01 PM PST by mac_truck
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On the stump Friday, Kashkari did not mention his main GOP rival, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks, and said he has never met him. He reserved his fire for Brown, who he said is dishonest about the magnitude of California's fiscal problems and is taking false credit for repairing state finances.
Brown, Kashkari said, has failed to tackle California's greatest financial problem: paying for public pensions.
"I think Gov. Brown is an honorable man; he's a man who comes from wealth.... He's chosen a life of service. I admire him for that," Kashkari said. But "he must be lazy, because he's clearly intelligent I can't find any other explanation for why he's unwilling to make the changes that need to be made."
Dan Newman, a political spokesman for Brown, ridiculed Kashkari's words and highlighted the Republican's inconsistent voting record.
"The governor has been called a lot of things by a lot of people, but Jerry Brown 'lazy?' I know Kashkari has been too busy to vote, but it sounds like he also hasn't had time to read a newspaper in 40 years," Newman said.
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That’s a strange name.
rhymes with Kneel, Kash N Karry?
Service? No. That's a life of being a leach.
Maybe if we just ignore the Tea Party, they'll just disappear. Is that the Rovians' latest strategy?
Kashkari has TARP smell all over him, I can’t believe the guy is running as a Republican. If I didn’t know better I’d say he was planted in the race to siphon money away from legitimate contenders.
Sad to say, there aren't any legitimate contenders. Republicans haven't won a single state-wide office in California in, IIRC, 10 years. The California Republican Party today has almost no donors, and the unfortunate consequence is that nobody of any stature is going to run against Brown.
Also crazy as loon as far as the economy of California is concerned.
Then, with all due respect Mr. Kashkari, you are an idiot.
Brown does what he does to retain power, as its own end.
Lazy? No, he’s just mellow from smoking weed for 50 years.
GOP Governor Candidate Speaks Out Against Assault Rifles and Full Capacity Magazines
February 21 2014
by Dan Cannon
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Ive always said dont just vote party lines if you want to protect your gun rights. There are some moderate Democrats, especially in state legislatures, who have been great friends to the Second Amendment. Likewise, there are Republicans who just about as anti-gun as you can be.
Case in point, California Governor Candidate Neel Kashkari made some disturbing comments about the Second Amendment.
According to SacBee,
If youre a single issue voter, and you just want someone to give you a full capacity assault rifle magazine, God bless you, you can go vote for somebody else, Kashkari told a group of college Republicans at California State University, Sacramento. Im not your guy.
I do know philosophically that I deeply believe in protecting my own gun rights, and that means protecting your gun rights, Kashkari said. But I also believe that, you know, we need to be reasonable about things.
Kashkari spoke broadly against layering more gun rules on me, on responsible gun owners, saying additional restrictions will not prevent gun violence or make people safer. But the former U.S. Treasury Department official said he does not oppose waiting periods or background checks, which he said didnt inconvenience me in the slightest when he has purchased guns.
Keep in mind, this is supposed to be the conservative choice for California governor!
Kashkari has been taking a serious beating on his Twitter account, and to his credit he seems to be responding personally to most of the concerns. Although, I dont think hes really helping himself.
@2BPatriotic I was responding to a student question. He wanted me to say I would roll back all gun laws. #nope
Neel Kashkari (@neelkashkari) February 21, 2014
@Shadowsbesideme yes, I am a gun owner myself and will defend all our rights
Neel Kashkari (@neelkashkari) February 21, 2014
Im really concerned about the future of California, which I fear before was already too far gone. Now that the so called conservative ballot options in that state are also becoming anti-gun I simply dont know how California residents take back their state.
Despite what Kashkari says, in my opinion, and Im pretty sure the opinion of most gun owners, supporting waiting periods, banning certain types of weapons, and magazine limits mean that you DO NOT support the Second Amendment. Period. Its that simple.
Image Credit: Neel Kashkari Twitter Account
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