Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Marketing Death Machines To Children

Got this email the other day from Everytown For Gun Safety. This on the heals of one 6 year old child shooting his teacher in Virginia and a video showing a 4 year old child in diapers wandering around his … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: 50th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade Edition

PBS Newshour – a quick history of abortion in the US – 8:35: Also a little more detailed version from an NPR segment on a podcast from earlier this week.  Seems that outlawing abortion was a business decision for doctors … Continue reading

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Absurd? Yes!

Greta Thunberg: It’s ‘absurd’ that we think the oil companies causing the climate crisis have a solution to it From Marketwatch: Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg, age 20 and arguably the face of a generation that wants to roll back … Continue reading

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When People Tell You Who They Are, Believe Them

Most people recognize that line from Maya Angelou. It has been repeated frequently during the past few years. Republicans threaten to do things – like assault the capitol of the US and then do them. Before the action many people … Continue reading

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Labor Gets A Rare Victory

While you weren’t looking, the Biden administration ended involuntary servitude It happens so seldom that when labor does get a victory it is often overlooked. In the era of multi-billionaires and Mergers & Acquisitions worth hundreds of billions victory that … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: MLK Day Edition

“I Have A Dream” (17.5 minutes) August 28, 1963: Half of our nation still refuses to accept the humanity of those who are different from them whether it be because of color, language, religion or sexual orientation. But I still … Continue reading

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Democratic Leaders Reaction To Reynolds’ Voucher Plans

Since the Democrats have such small numbers in both chambers of the Iowa Legislature this session and since Kim Reynolds made such a big show of personally campaigning against Republicans who had an ounce of sense and voted against her … Continue reading

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Reaction To Dismantling Iowa’s Public Schools

The first thought that crosses my mind when I hear about Kim Reynolds half baked scheme to take OUR tax money and hand it over to privatized schools is ‘what’s in it for her?’ There certainly isn’t anything good for … Continue reading

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New Year, Mass Shootings On Pace

Well, this should came as no surprise. The changing of the calendar had no effect on America’s bloody lifestyle. Five days into the New Year and we have 10 mass shootings in the country. I can’t seem to copy the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: We’re Back Edition

Not only is the quiz master back and ready to grill you on your knowledge of recent events, the Iowa legislature is back in session tomorrow to screw your life up. I suspect after the joke of the speaker vote … Continue reading

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