Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Media News: More Mergers, Less Players And Net Neutrality Still On The Ropes

  Gannett and GateHouse: USA Today, The Des Moines Register and The Iowa City Press-Citizen are newspapers that most iowans are familiar with. These papers are also some of the big names for newspaper industry Gannett. USA Today is fairly … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Who’s The Worst Edition

Seems to be a little skirmish in the lower levels of the Trumpublican Party to see who is the worst of the lower level talent in the Party this past week. Our first contestant is the perennial challenger Steve King. … Continue reading

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U.S. Farmers Suffer ‘Body Blow’ As China Slams Door On Farm Purchases

From Reuters, August 5th: “Chinese companies have stopped buying U.S. agricultural products, China’s Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, a blow to U.S. farmers who have already seen their exports slashed by the more than year-old trade war. << snip >> … Continue reading

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Joni Ernst Trashes Gun Laws Americans Want

Looks like the NRA’s second favorite senator behind Moscow Mitch is getting her bona fides in for big donations from the gun lobby in early. They staked her to the tune of $3.1 million in 2014. Perhaps the NRA can … Continue reading

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Why Hasn’t One Republican Stood Up And Called Out The Racism?

Former Republican Congressman David Jolly of Florida calling for Trumpublicans to be defeated next year on the Nicole Wallace Show on MSNBC Monday: (10 minutes)  The link between the Republican Party and racism and violence is not by any means … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: There’s Something Happening Here Edition

3 minutes: “Terrible things are happening outside. At any time of night and day, poor helpless people are being dragged out of their homes. Families are torn apart; men, women, and children are separated. Children come home from school to … Continue reading

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Strike With Us (Climate Action)

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin – 350.org <350@350.org> Fri 8/9/2019 1:20 PM Everywhere, the signs are clear: our climate is on the brink of collapse, and our communities are already suffering from the impacts. But you wouldn’t know that by looking at … Continue reading

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Biden Nails It

Former Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden simply nailed it Wednesday afternoon in a speech in Burlington. The video is 26 minutes long.  Remember that this was given on the day that the current president was making perfunctory … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies And A Couple Of Comments

    John Fugelsang has an interesting view on the next election. He would like to see Trump win if only to face the consequences of his reckless economic policies. Much like George W’s policies, Trump has blown a huge … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Background Noise Edition

video 2 minutes: There will be some background noise during the presidential election next year and most likely also in the House and Senate races also. Behind all the drama of the election will be an underlying problem for the … Continue reading

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