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I received this notification from Ellen Brown on June 10, in reference to her latest article, California’s top two primary eliminates third-party rivals.

Thanks very much for your support in my race for California state treasurer! I lost but did pretty well overall, getting more votes than any other third party or independent candidate for state office. Laura Wells did well too, also running on a state bank platform; see link. I’ll keep pushing for a state bank. There have been some promising developments.

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Alex Jones posted a video on February 7, 2014, entitled “Alex Jones: A Real Banking Solution”

In it, he endorses state banking (at 4:00).

However, he muddles his message, as he first starts talking about the completely unrelated matter of Bill Clinton and Elizabeth Hurley, then says he’s against the U.S. Postal Service getting into predatory banking, then says he’d support a federal bank to issue low-interest loans but says it couldn’t be trusted, then endorses state banking, then warns against Bitcoin.

He may not have intended it this way, but it certainly does come off as a muddled message, leaving some people shaking their heads as to what real monetary reform looks like. For more on that, see my articles and those of Anthony Migchels, and for a clear presentation of state banking, see Ellen Brown and the Public Banking Institute.

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