Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Forums, Coffee With Dave Loebsack, Meet With Finkenauer And Issues

First let me mention that Congressman Dave Loebsack will be holding open meetings over coffee at various spots across his district this morning. My apologies for not posting sooner, but my life has been quite hectic lately and the day … Continue reading

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Ernst’s Laughable “Make “Em Squeal” Award

Got another one of Ernst’s monthly comedy attempts known as her “Make ‘Em Squeal Award.”  Once again Ernst (or more likely some advisor) makes fun of some project that they claim is wasting taxpayers money in a major way while … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Dear Leader Goes To Viet Nam Edition

It appears that Dear Leader’s feelings were deeply hurt by his new love, Kim Jung Un while he was there. With any luck, maybe one of those band-aid Purple Hearts that Republicans used at their 2004 convention to mock a … Continue reading

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The Gold Standard: The Medicare For All Act Of 2019

Got to thank Iowa Citizens for Community Involvement (ICCI) for this bit of good news I found in my inbox Wednesday evening: I’m excited to be in Washington D.C. today celebrating Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s announcement of The Medicare for All … Continue reading

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Another Week, More Forums

The legislative session is starting on the downhill slide. One of the best ways to let your legislator know where you stand is to go to a forum and speak out. As per the last several weeks, forums and listening … Continue reading

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The Uninhabitable Earth

David Wallace-Wells of New York Magazine this week had his book titled “The Uninhabitable Earth” published. This is a followup to an article of the same name that he wrote for The New York Magazine a couple of years ago. … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Jussie Smollet Is Everywhere Edition

Suddenly from almost nowhere Jussie Smollet is everywhere as corporate media everywhere, especially Fox News(?) does all it can to divert attention from all the real news of things like the coming climate disaster, the findings that our current president … Continue reading

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Shooter Drills

One of the really bad bills that the Trumpublican Party is trying to get enacted in the Iowa legislature this session is a two pronged bill that would first eliminate the need for a concealed carry permit and second end … Continue reading

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Get Thee To A Forum – Plus Issues

Part 1 of the Muscatine county legislative forum 2/2/2019. 45 minutes. Our weekly listing of forums and other get togethers with legislators. These are listed in time and date order. As always, click on the city you wish to attend … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder Why Competition Is An Endangered Practice?

The continuing lack of competition in this country is very worrying. However, business and industry continues to merge or swallow competition in this country as the government does nothing or in many cases assists. Competition is supposed to be the … Continue reading

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