Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

As You Shop Next Weekend, Retailers Collapse

Was this a product of Amazon and other online retailers? No, more likely it was the product of greed, poor management and that uniquely American creation known as the vulture capitalist. Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: “I Can’t Recall” Thanksgiving Edition

How many teenage girls had Alabama senate candidate Doug Jones allegedly sexually abused as of Friday? Continue reading

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End Of Net Neutrality Nearing Just Before Thanksgiving

On November 22nd, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is likely to announce the new rules they’ll use to end the Internet as we know it.1 Continue reading

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Morality? We Don’t Need No Stinking Morality!

Judge them by their actions, not by their words Continue reading

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Why In Hell Do I Call Grassley, Ernst Or State Republicans?

5 minutes Once again last week I engaged in one of the most frustrating exercises I have ever engaged in during my lifetime. And I am getting to be quite an old fart. I often feel like I am pushing … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Becomes 28th State To Call For A Constitutional Convention

(34 Needed To Call A Convention) Email from Robert Reich that should send a chill down your spine: Just 6 states stand between us and a disastrous Article V Convention — we must immediately step up our grassroots response. Please make a donation today. Under … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Couple Of Thoughts From Tuesday Edition

Tuesday was certainly interesting. My two favorite stories from an incredible day: Following an insane year of hunting the female mayor in Muscatine, the voters in Muscatine told the city council just what they thought of their witch hunt. The … Continue reading

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Fund Raiser Set Up For KICI Radio On Facebook

If there is one thing I am certain of it is that the extreme right’s near total control of the media really makes the playing field quite uneven. In Iowa you have a better than average chance of turning on … Continue reading

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Maybe WE CAN Do Something About Guns

Mark Joseph Stern writing on slate.com:   “Imagine this: You’re in a church, or a school, or a concert, or a movie theater, and you hear gunshots. The next thing you know, you wake up in a hospital bed. You learn … Continue reading

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REPORT: Iowa’s Student Loan Debt Reaches More Than $13 Billion

From our friends at ProgressIowa comes yet another disturbing report on how Iowa’s current Republican administration has taken Iowa from being a great place to live and raise kids to a place built for the wealthy and well connected. “Governor … Continue reading

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