Author Archives: Dave Bradley

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Couple Of Events Coming Up Of Interest

The first event is the Annual Progress Iowa Holiday Event coming up next Thursday (December 20th)  in Des Moines.  Tickets can be ordered online here. It looks like it a great line up for what could be thought of as … Continue reading

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Think Progress On Abby Finkenauer

  “The other 29-year-old who Democrats just elected to Congress” While Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is getting headlines and much press, Iowa’s Abby Finkenauer as a slightly older new member of congress is getting ready to represent Iowa’s working families, farmer, students … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It – Randy Rainbow’s Latest

Imagine trying to drive down the interstate at 70 MPH and this comes on the radio. Almost had to pull over I was laughing so hard. And I laugh more each time I hear it. Randy Rainbow gets in the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Long Winter’s Night Edition

The quiz is usually written on Friday afternoon. This used to be a fairly good time to put a quiz about weekly news happenings together because seldom did anything of import happen after Friday morning. Now in the time of … Continue reading

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From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Is Everybody Here?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @Ocasio2018 Right now Freshman members of Congress are at a “Bipartisan” orientation w/ briefings on issues. Invited panelists offer insights to inform new Congressmembers‘ views as they prepare to legislate.  # of Corporate CEOs we’ve listened to here: … Continue reading

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Why Iowans Need To Follow What Happens In Wisconsin

This will be a very short post. Just want to make certain that Iowans understand that we must keep an eye on what is happening in states like Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and even Kansas.  The time when our … Continue reading

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“Medicare For All” Could Save Trillions

54 minutes – great analysis Have I ever mentioned that if you watch or listen to mainstream media you miss a lot or are easily misinformed on reality? Yep it happens quite often. That may account for much of America … Continue reading

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Robert Reich: The Next Crash

The left has some great economists that can sort out trends and make them understandable to the common person like you and I. For me the very best are Paul Krugman of the New York Times and Robert Reich. Today … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Individual One Edition

We now have a dilemma at Sunday Funday: do we continue to refer to the current president as Dear Leader or do we use the newer and maybe more descriptive nomenclature of the Special Counsel’s Office “Individual One?” I must … Continue reading

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Statewide Labor Center Summit

Posted on November 28, 2018  We need you at the Labor Center Statewide Summit: Monday, December 3, 11 am in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber! Thousands of Iowans have spoken: The time is now From Iowa workers to UI faculty, … Continue reading

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