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Jerry Brown Throws Down: Launches His First Radio Ad in the Race for Governor – Have a Listen

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Oh, it’s on. The race against Meg Whitman is finally on.

See?

Brown’s first radio ad.

Full text:

“Announcer: Never accused of following conventional wisdom, Jerry Brown took on the status quo. As Governor he refused to take a pay raise and vetoed pay raises for state employeesdumped the Governor’s mansion and the limo to save money. And with Jerry Brown as Governor California was working. Four billion in tax cuts – 1.9 million jobs created. Jerry Brown has the knowledge and know-how to get California
working again.

Jerry Brown: As Governor, I was known for frugality. I thought if people were cutting back, Government should too. Today our state is in serious trouble. We need to make major changes – think differently and govern differently. By making the tough decisions now, we can get California back on track. We have to start living within our means. We need to return power and decision-making to the local level, closer to the people. And no new taxes without voter approval.

Announcer: Jerry Brown. The knowledge and know how to get California working again. Paid for by Brown for Governor 2010″

That’s it. 

One of JB’s official state limousines when he was Governor back in the 19070′s – a POS, mid-size, I’ll-bet-you-could-drop-a-street-Hemi-right-in-there Glacial Blue 1974 Plymouth Satellite with no options selected:

“Brown Expands Media Campaign with Launch of New Radio Ad

Oakland – Three days after launching his first television ad of the fall campaign, Attorney General Jerry Brown is broadening the scope of his outreach with radio ads running statewide today.

Brown’s radio message to voters mirrors what they see on TV – Brown calling for state government to “live within our means, ……..return power and decision-making to the local level, closer to the people, and no new taxes without voter approval.”

“There is no doubt that California faces difficult choices,” Brown said. “I believe if we pull together as Californians first, we bring back the prosperity that makes California the dream for so many.”

The ad features highlights from Brown’s time as governor, including his leadership in cutting taxes by $4 billion, the state’s status as a world-leader in renewable energy and the creation of 1.9 million new jobs over eight years.

“Jerry Brown has the right strategy for California and the right message for California voters,” said Campaign Manager Steve Glazer. “We will use every resource and every medium to make sure voters hear from Jerry and have enough information to make the right choice in November.”

Whitman began advertising in the general election three days after the primary, and has run more than 45,000 ads since, with close to two-thirds of them negative ads attacking Brown. Whitman’s claims have been widely debunked by California media as well as watchdog groups like factcheck.org.

Jerry Brown Finally Kicks Off Campaign for Governor – His New TV Commercial Now Released

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Well Labor Day 2010 is here so the official race for Governor has now begun. It’s the Topic of the Day. See?

“Despite Republican Meg Whitman having spent some $20 million this summer on ads slamming Democrat Jerry Brown, the race remains a dead heat.”

O.K. then.

Jerry Brown’s team was up at the crack of dawn to kick things off today by announcing the release of a new commercial.

Check it

Here’s the script:

“Voiceover: As governor, he cut waste – got rid of the mansion and the limo. Budgets were balanced. Four billion in tax cuts. World-class schools and universities. Clean energy promoted. One-point nine million new jobs created. California was working.

Jerry Brown: I’m Jerry Brown. California needs major changes. We have to live within our means, we have to return power and decision-making to the local level, closer to the people, and no new taxes without voter approval.

Voiceover: Jerry Brown. The knowledge and know-how to get California working again.”

JB hisself will be all over the state today – Los Angeles, Manteca, Sacramento, Fairfield, you name it.

All the deets:

Brown Begins the Fall Campaign with Launch of First TV Ad

Los Angeles – Jerry Brown began the fall campaign sprint today with four appearances across the state and the announcement that his campaign would begin advertising with a 30-second television ad in which Brown outlines some of the governing principles underpinning his candidacy.

In the ad, Brown calls for California to “live within our means, ……..return power and decision-making to the local level, closer to the people, and no new taxes without voter approval.”

“The summer is over, and the people of California are ready to hear from the candidates for governor,” Brown said. “We’re facing tough times, but if we pull together as Californians first, we can restore our state’s dynamic economy and get California working again.”

The ad features highlights from Brown’s time as governor, including his leadership in cutting taxes by $4 billion, the state’s status as a world-leader in renewable energy and the creation of 1.9 million new jobs over eight years.

“Meg Whitman and her allies have spent $130 million, much of it attacking Jerry Brown,” said Campaign Manager Steve Glazer. “The attacks are false, the voters don’t buy it, and they are ready to hear Jerry Brown explain how he’ll turn California around.”

Whitman began advertising in the general election three days after the primary, and has run more than 45,000 ads since, with close to two-thirds of them negative ads attacking Brown. The claims made have been widely debunked by California media as well as watchdog groups like factcheck.org.

“Despite a summer of politics-as-usual attacks, the race remains a dead heat,” Glazer added. “This is the start of an aggressive ad campaign that will be matched with aggressive public outreach to present voters with a clear choice.”

Jerry Brown Throws Down: Midas Auto Shop Franchisee Spanked Hard for Bait and Switch

Monday, January 25th, 2010

California Attorney General Jerry Brown can’t abide car repair shop owners who rip you off for unnecessary work. News comes this morning about a judge in Alameda County who signed off on a: 

$1.8 million settlement that prevents Maurice Irving Glad (aka Mike Glad), owner of 22 Midas auto shops throughout California, from owning or operating an auto repair shop in the state, after the franchisee “deceptively lured” customers with cheap brake specials and then charged hundreds of dollars for unnecessary repairs.”

Now what do you suppose Mike did with some of that ill-gotten booty? Well, he traveled the world, natch, but he also produced an Academy Award-nominated documentary (narrated by Edward James Olmos!) called Recycled Life. (So all those people in the East Bay and the South Bay who thought they were just fixing their cars actually were financing the Hollywood dream factory by paying an average of $268 more than they should have….)

Anyway, get the deets below to see how our California Bureau of Automotive Repair does sting operations. And get the other side of the story from Mike’s mouthpiece via Henry K. Lee right here.

El Protector De La Gente, Jerry Brown:

Read all about it, after the jump

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