Promises—plain-spoken and not strident, Larry Elder is running as governor of California, not as a politician but as a pragmatic libertarian. He has the ‘common-sensical’ ideas tested under fire that are lacking in California government. Wall Street Journal editorial, August 6.
As a libertarian, he is conservative with an ethos of self-reliance and personal responsibilities yet liberal on cultural issues such as same-sex marriage.
We grew up in the same neighborhood-the Crenshaw/Leimert Park Districts of Los Angeles. I went to Dorsey High School and Larry went to Crenshaw High about 12 years later. Designated a part of the South Los Angeles Promise Zone–what a marvelous area—diverse in nature and everyday, hard-working peoples.
- Public Safety—support and maintain law and order
- Decent Schools—teach equality, not equity, and promote charter schools where public schools are failing
- Hard Work Wins—promote a business-friendly and working-man’s environment
- Homelessness—empower religious and nonprofit institutions to deal with the underlying problems
- Pandemic—govern with science-based decisions
- Community—strive for racial harmony
- Infrastructure—reduce regulations that impede the building of homes and improving consistent water and energy
In a nutshell, reverse the past destruction of the “Golden State” by Governor Newsom and the leftist conflagration.