The race to become our President in 2020 has begun with lots of people wanting to unseat President Trump.

          The experts suggest it's a three-person race with Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren leading.    

          But, enough about the front runners. Let me introduce you to the darkest of dark horses, the longest of the long shots - Andrew Yang. Yes, the Asian gentlemen without a tie in the last debate.

          Yang parents emigrated from Taiwan. He attended Brown University and Columbia Law School. He practiced law for less than a year - didn't like it, so he took a job where he learned how to start his own business. He's become a successful entrepreneur. Andrew Yang is a very rich American success story, but we are learning that doesn't necessarily qualify a person to lead our country.

          In Yang's words, he's running for President because I fear for the future of our country. New technologies - robots, software, artificial intelligence  - have already destroyed more than 4 million US jobs, and in the next 5-10 years, they will eliminate millions more.

          Andrew Yang is unique and a couple of his documented 160 policy statements are even more so.

          You may have heard about Yang's idea to give $1,000 each month to every American over the age of 18,---- forever! He calls it a Freedom Dividend designed to help people meet their needs expected or unexpected. He says the benefits will create a happier, healthier and more relaxed group of citizens.

          The cost, of course, is astronomical, but Yang plans to tax companies like Amazon and Google which he says have stolen lots of those jobs and reportedly don't currently pay any taxes. Plus he points out these Dividends would immediately go back into the economy creating a spike every month like a tax cut.

          He may not be crazy! Evidently Alexander Hamilton proposed a similar idea in his era.

          Along the same line falls Yang's Democracy Dollars idea which would give every American $100 to donate to a political campaign. Add it up! $100 times 300 million people would create a fund to make the Koch Brothers two or three hundred million dollars look somewhat insignificant.

          Now his idea on relocating large parts of cities like Los Angles to offset Climate Change might need some study, but Andrew Yang is not your run of the mill candidate. He is truly unique.

          No, I'm not endorsing Yang, but I am listening.

          There's Something to Think About, I'm Steve Sauder.

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