Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Some Very Relevant Quotes From Iowan Henry A. Wallace

For those who are unfamiliar, Henry Wallace was an Iowan who was FDR’s vice-president from 1941 to 1945. While Wallace was best known as Vice-President, he is also the person who started the Hi-Bred Corn Company.  Wallace was to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Koko The Gorilla Has Died Edition

What can you say? She was 46 years old when she died in her sleep Tuesday night. Most of us have heard about Koko and her exploits with sign language and kittens. Koko gave us many insights in to ourselves … Continue reading

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Couple Of Thoughts On The Ripping Families Apart At The Border

Without a doubt this is about the lowest the US has ever stooped. The current administration has acted against laws, against norms and against morality in jailing babies and children at the Mexican border. It is unconscienable.  While others have … Continue reading

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#FamiliesBelongTogether Protests Next Saturday

From an email from Democracy For America: Donald Trump put on quite a show this afternoon. But the executive order on child detention that he signed — under nearly unbearable public pressure — won’t do anything to help the humanitarian … Continue reading

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Rise Up: Fight Against Child Imprisonment

June 20th, 2018 From: Progress Iowa It’s easy to feel powerless when each day brings more and more horrific stories about the parents and children who are detained while peacefully seeking asylum. But there is something you can do to … Continue reading

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Some Days You Just Want To Scream!

(2:20 – Not sure if this fits, but I wanted to post it and this seems like a good spot) Mondays in June are the days that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) reveals its answers to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Cult Edition

From Michael Tomasky via dailykos’ Abbreviated Pundit   On a final note, don’t miss Michael Tomasky’s latest on the blind loyalty the GOP has to Trump, even in the face of unprecedented corruption and incompetence: Remember the “cult of Obama”? Of … Continue reading

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Steve King Stinks Up Iowa

Once again Iowa’s top racist lets it fly. I simply do not understand how anyone with a conscience could vote for this guy. Yet to Iowa’s shame, he has been returned to congress over and over. An even bigger shame … Continue reading

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Rita Hart: Good Choice For Iowa

 We wish to join other Iowa Democrats in welcoming Senator Rita Hart to the Democratic ticket in the gubernatorial race this year. As always, leaders can often be measured by who they select to help govern. Fred Hubbell has made … Continue reading

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Iowa City Pride Parade Today

We apologize for not bringing up pride month earlier. It is now halfway through June. We missed the Capitol City Pride Parade and the parade in Davenport. This may be a good sign. Acceptance of alternative lifestyles now seems to … Continue reading

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