Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Sunday Funday: Spring Is Sproinging Edition

These folks could kill you by your splitting a gut: As sure as the earth is flat the seasons change exactly on schedule every year. Or maybe not. So now here it is only a full calendar month past schedule … Continue reading

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There’s absolutely no evidence out there that Trump colluded with the Russians

Found this rant on democraticunderground.com the other day. Nice summary of what the Russia probe has uncovered so far. Would surely be nice if Dear Leader and his minions would simply take “personal responsibility” for their actions and own up … Continue reading

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Earth Day ALERT: Bayer, Monsanto Merger Nears

A little reminder dropped into my mailbox the other day from a group known as “Friends of the Earth.” The reminder was that the mega merger of Bayer and Monsanto was still in the works and had recently passed some … Continue reading

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Lockdown!

From Progress Iowa: Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today released a new video highlighting the need to enact common sense gun laws in Iowa. The advertisement, entitled Lockdown, shows a text message conversation between a parent and student during … Continue reading

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Another Law Signed In Secret

New boss same as the old boss. A saying that most workers at the lower levels of employment hear over and over. There is little respect for the dignity of these humans. Most bosses barely treat them as human except … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Goodbye Paul Ryan Edition

  From the time he was born, Ryan’s life has been helped along with aid from the government. Most know the story of a young man who lost his father and then his family was helped through the social security … Continue reading

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Abby Finkenauer For Congress

  The Finkenauer campaign for Congress in Iowa’s first district launched their first digital campaign ad and it is a good one: The message is simple: She is one of us and will represent our interests in congress. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Activism Picking Up Next Week

Columbine Anniversary Believe it or not, this Friday, April 20th,  is the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre.  In our now upside down world the horror of the events at Columbine didn’t drive our country to a sober assessment of … Continue reading

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Tuition Rising – Is Anyone Surprised?

Brandon Borkovec over at Iowa Policy Project does a great analysis of the disappearing state support for our public institutions of higher education here in Iowa as the Board of Regents once again announced a rise in tuitions. Today’s announcement of … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: “Rule Of Law” Edition

Heard on the John Fugelsang Show Friday (paraphrase) – “Teapot Dome would only be an small appetizer for this administration.” It was funny and ironic to see Kim Reynolds’ main opponent hoisted on the Republican petard of “rule of law.” … Continue reading

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