POLICIES I THINK ARE NO BRAINERS, BUT CAN'T SEEM TO GET MUCH TRACTION

  1. Transcontinental high speed rail.
  2. Abolishing the death penalty and supermax prisons.
  3. Establish omnibus privacy protection law.
  4. Absolute ban on handguns.
  5. Adding sexual orientation to the list of protected categories under the Equal Protection Clause.
  6. Legalize weed. (Among other reforms to drug policy)
  7. Massively reduce military spending, and divert a significant portion to education.
  8. College admissions procedures that take socioeconomic status into just as much account as race.
  9. Reduce sugar tariffs and corn subsidies propping up the use of high fructose corn syrup.
  10. Independent redistricting committees.
  11. Allow student debt to be written off in bankruptcy.