Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Sunday Funday – Happy Cinco De Mayo Edition

Randy Rainbow takes on Bill Barr (4 minutes, but hilarious) Kind of strange that we will be having a holiday that celebrates Hispanic heritage where many of those celebrating would be people who would be more than happy to drive … Continue reading

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Barr Sucks Up Attention; DOJ Continues Assault On ACA

The eyes of much of the politically attuned folks of this country were watching William Barr lying, misleading and omitting in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, doing his best to fill his role not as America’s top cop … Continue reading

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Pelosi Looks Very Concerned In Her Weekly Presser

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi seemed very concerned during her weekly press conference held on Thursday morning. The previous day, Attorney General William Barr made no pretense that he would protect the president at all costs, including lying to … Continue reading

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In Green News, Others Pass Us By

Some quite interesting news around the world as other countries move away from fossil fuels and toward renewables for their energy.   From Africa we get news that the country of Zambia is celebrating a unique achievement – the elimination … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: A Stroll Down Memory Lane Edition

Thanks to babylonsister over at democraticunderground.com for this memory:    “Senator Ervin then called on the president’s closest top advisers to appear. The president said they could not. They were protected, as he constitutionally is, by executive privilege. Senator Ervin … Continue reading

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Grassley Tries His Damndest To Avoid ACA Question

“You are threatening my life” says constituent Looking fully like the old fool that he is, Chuck Grassley tries to employ a dance to make it seem like he is all in favor of the ACA and covering pre-existing conditions … Continue reading

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Last Batch Of Forums This Week

Thanks to those who attended the forums and asked questions to hold Iowa’s lawmakers to account for their votes. If you haven’t heard, Iowa’s lawmakers Republican lawmakers have done their best to become the next Wisconsin or Kansas while making … Continue reading

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Pork Industry Gains More Power Over Inspections

Beginning in early May, the Trump Administration will be shifting the bulk of inspections in the pork industry from USDA inspectors to plant employees. Understand that is shifting inspections from an outside agency that has the good of the public … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Easter Earth Day Edition

Earth Day comes right after Easter this year. Maybe some in the media can help Americans make the jump from believing in unprovable mystic mumbo-jumbo into believing in scientific facts and analysis.  We have had warning after warning after warning, … Continue reading

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“Green New Deal In The Future” With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Monday is the 49th Earth Day. Let’s make this a day of commitment to your only home. (About 7 minutes) This short video seems to be going viral. If you have seen it, sit back and watch again. This is … Continue reading

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