Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Timeline of Trump’s Corona Virus Response

  This is a timeline put together by Texas Democratic Congressmember Lloyd Doggett. I post it here today as a reference that some may want to be able to access from time to time. Trump’s response was a disaster and … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: A New Spring Edition

Side note: It looks like newly anointed 2nd district Iowa Congress Member Mariannette Miller-Meeks is more than ready to join her republican colleagues in the distraction game. Her work for our district will be minimal. Her work in dividing the … Continue reading

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“I Am Just So Sick Of This”

My daughter bemoaned on a call last week. She has one child. He is back in school now, full time. He is too young to be vaccinated, yet he and millions of other children are back in crowded settings daily. … Continue reading

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The Senate Imbalance

In a country where one man/one vote is supposed to be the ruling philosophy, the Senate makes a real mockery of that concept. As shown in the illustration above seven low population states, including Iowa, swing a big hammer in … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow: AOC On Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

It was very interesting to listen to the perspective on the infrastructure bill proposed by the President Wednesday. As AOC points out there is plenty of need in this country. The $2.25T may be just the start. BTW, Biden’s proposal … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Happy Easter Edition

“The first Sunday after the first full moon of Spring.” Just in case you never knew how Easter was determined. Since it is supposed to be the annual commemoration of the of the greatest thing that ever happened to mankind … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Allows FCC To Loosen Ownership Rules

As if media consolidation wasn’t bad enough already, Thursday the Supreme Court made it possible for even more consolidation to take place.  The question before the Court was not on the validity of ownership rules or their effects on the … Continue reading

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Extreme 16: Voter Suppression Bill Crushes Competition As Number 1 Seed

A really inventive way from the folks at Progress Iowa    https://progressiowa.org  to illustrate how the Republican dominated legislature in Iowa is screwing over Iowa citizens:   Attacks on working families, women, LGBTQ Iowans, and institutionalizing racism round out this … Continue reading

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Voter Suppression In Georgia

Republicans can’t win elections, so they must steal them. From the Rachel Maddow Show of 3/25/2021 (Last Thursday). As usual, Rachel goes extra deep to ferret out the real meaning:  

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Sunday Funday: End Of Democracy Edition

  From Heather Cox Richardson:  The story today—and always—is the story of American democracy. Tonight, Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia signed a 95-page law designed to suppress the vote in the state where voters chose two Democratic senators in 2020, … Continue reading

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