Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Joni Says: Don’t Tell Them That SS Cuts Are Coming

This should come as little surprise to anyone who follows Iowa’s junior senator. Since Ernst is someone who has been bankrolled by the Koch brothers and the NRA, it is hardly surprising that she is more than willing to make … Continue reading

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Quotes To Ponder On Labor

Labor has been beaten and bloodied since the Regan presidency. For some strange reason working people voted for Reagan. For some strange reason working people voted for Trump. If they ever thought a billionaire would help working people, I hope … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Name Change Edition

First off, let wish all a good Labor Day holiday. One of the greatest needs in this country when a new administration takes over in January of 2021 is to restore Labor to its rightful place in the power structure … Continue reading

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Iowans Declare September Labor Union Appreciation Month

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 More than 65 elected officials, organizations, and businesses support the effort to make September Labor Union Appreciation Month at thankaunion.com Des Moines, Iowa — Iowans are speaking out in support of … Continue reading

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Trumps Tariffs, Iowa Farmers And The Amazon Rain Forest Fires

Elections really do have consequences! Do you think any of this would have happened had Hillary Clinton, the highest vote getter, become president? Ohio farmer Christopher Gibbs discusses the effects of Trump trade policies on the Chris Hayes Show of … Continue reading

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Inequality Media

  Most folks remember Robert Reich as the diminutive Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Reich did not curl up and blow away after his tenure with Clinton. He moved on to the University of California in Berkeley as … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Back In School Edition

Father takes his 7 year old daughter to work on ‘take your daughter to work day.’ Dad took her around and introduced her to his co-workers. As they went through this exercise, Dad could see her face get more and … Continue reading

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A Clear And Present Danger To The Republic

Ran across this article about our current president on a website called The National Memo.   The writer, Joe Conason is the editor in chief of the National Memo. Conason has been around for quite a while and is well respected … Continue reading

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Administration Quietly Attacks Social Security

  As readers of this column know I have been doing what I can to try to let people know that the Trumpublican Party is doing all they can to severely cut SS benefits and if possible hand the money … Continue reading

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Media News: More Mergers, Less Players And Net Neutrality Still On The Ropes

  Gannett and GateHouse: USA Today, The Des Moines Register and The Iowa City Press-Citizen are newspapers that most iowans are familiar with. These papers are also some of the big names for newspaper industry Gannett. USA Today is fairly … Continue reading

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