Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Random Thoughts On A Hot Summer’s Day

Let’s start out with a couple of positive thoughts: First – Joe Biden is doing a hell of a job. He has been a progressive’s dream so far as president, he has aggressively led the country’s response to the corona … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Going Full Dictator Edition

While it came as yet another shocking revelation that the previous administration was using their Justice Department to spy on American citizens they considered to be enemies to the President, I doubt few were really surprised. Considering all the other … Continue reading

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Future Proofing The Presidency

The Boston Globe has dropped its paywall to allow readers to read their very important series “Future Proofing The Presidency.” In this series the Editorial Board of the Globe examines the major flaws and weaknesses in the constitution and in … Continue reading

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Health Care About To Take A Beating

Wednesday United Health Care, the big behemoth in the health insurance industry, announce that it is cracking down on emergency room visits beginning on July 1st in 34 states. This includes Iowa.  From an article in USA Today:    UnitedHealthcare … Continue reading

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Reynolds Continues Stink-o Leadership

About all that Kim Reynolds has done during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis in Iowa has been to grab opportunities to advance her name while actually doing little in the way of helping Iowans crawl out from under the weight of … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Remembering D-Day Edition

WW2 – D-Day. Invasion of Normandy [Real Footage in Colour] (4.5 minutes) There is not much I can say to add to the solemnity of this day. Most of the brave soldiers that stormed Omaha Beach that day have passed … Continue reading

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Reminder: Scott County – Three More Days To Sign Petition To Elect Auditor

This is a reminder that residents of Scott County have until 4:30 PM on Tuesday to sign petitions to force a special election to replace the retiring Roxanna Moritz as Scott County Auditor.   From an email from the Johnson County … Continue reading

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D-Day: Five Months Since The Attempted Coup

Tomorrow is the 77th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Europe by the Allies in World War 2. This is a day that looms large in our family because my late father-in-law was among those who stormed the beach. As … Continue reading

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Wear Orange Next Weekend

Why Orange? Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15 — just one week after performing at President Obama’s 2nd inaugural parade in 2013. … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: 100 Years Since Tulsa Massacre Edition

1921: The Tulsa Race Massacre | Goin’ Back to T-Town | American Experience | PBS (13.5 minutes)  Most of you have heard references to the Tulsa Massacre at least in recent days. The stories of the attack by whites on … Continue reading

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