Home News Jerry Brown: moonbeam to mainstream News Jerry Brown: moonbeam to mainstream By Politico - January 31, 2011 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Opinion: California is different since his first run as governor. But Jerry Brown has changed, too. Read the rest of the story from Politico. Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR FUBAR Trump claims his border wall is now a ‘national emergency” Capitol Hillbillies Barr confirmed as new attorney general White House McCabe took steps to protect Mueller probe 1 COMMENT Brown got the nickname “Governor Moonbeam” because he proposed launching a satellite so all state offices could be connected in a computer data network. Turned out he was right on the need and the cost benefits, but maybe not on the particular implementation. (Of course the DirecTV folks DID launch such satellites and continue to deliver internet connectivity to this day.) It’s easy to mock things your audience doesn’t understand. Humans have done that from the time the first critic put down his opponent for using fire! Comments are closed.