Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Is Iowa Owned By The Koch Brothers?

Out of the blue republicans in the Iowa senate once again struck a blow against democracy by rushing a budget bill through sub-committee and committee that will be disastrous for Iowa. In a state that can’t even pay its current … Continue reading

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Controlled Experiment Shows Good Guy With Gun Doesn’t Fare Well

From the blurb on youtube.com for this video: Published on Apr 21, 2010 The controlled study documented in these videos show that concealed carry permit holders are fooling themselves if they think they will be able to react effectively to … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Eric Greitens Blames George Soros Edition

8.5 minutes of a great president and some admirers “Party of Responsibility” leader in Missouri, Gov. Eric Greitens has a bit of a different take on how one should take responsibility for one’s actions. Greitens was outed by the ex-husband … Continue reading

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Americans Can’t Afford Republicans Anymore

Of all the myths surrounding politics, one of that is totally false and yet one of the hardest to kill is that Republican economies are good for the economy.  Like many myths of the realm, it was probably created by … Continue reading

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Working People’s Day of Action – Cedar Rapids

Join thousands of working people and our allies nationwide as we stand up for the freedom to join together in strong unions and fight for decent and equitable pay, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future … Continue reading

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Grassley Scapegoats The Mentally Ill

Chuck Grassley is having a few town halls this week and once again he is avoiding most of the population of Iowa by going to rural venues where he will be expecting friendly crowds. The list of his town halls … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: The Onion’s Observation Edition

Onion story from last October LAS VEGAS—In the hours following a violent rampage in Las Vegas in which a lone attacker killed more than 50 individuals and seriously injured 400 others, citizens living in the only country where this kind … Continue reading

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WTF, Joni?

I was planning on writing this week about what a horrible week the Republicans were having as more of the veneer eroded from their joke of an administration and their Congress of fools and boobs. Even though they were having … Continue reading

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Get Thee To A Forum

From an email from Rob Hogg: This email is a quick one to ask for your help speaking up against proposed mid-year budget cuts – and now proposed tax cuts – pending in the Iowa Legislature. Right now, we are … Continue reading

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Action Alert From OneIowa

  I wanted to make sure you saw this call to action. Please join us in the fight against religious exemptions to defend LGBTQ Iowans and many others from discrimination. A Senate subcommittee will discuss this religious exemption bill (SSB … Continue reading

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