Author Archives: Dave Bradley

About Dave Bradley

retired in West Liberty

Thank You, John Culver

In his later years, John Culver established the Culver Center for Public Policy at Simpson College. Here is an interview from 2016 (9 minutes)  We at blogforiowa.com  were saddened to hear of the death of former senator John Culver this … Continue reading

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War On Christmas?

  Just a quick thought at the holidays. Most religions or belief (or lack of belief) systems have some kind of celebration around this time of year. Even before calendars our ancestry had some concept of time. One of the … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: A Week Without Dear Leader Edition

Not sure about you folks, but I am thoroughly sick and tired of the shenanigans of Dear Leader as he tries to turn the US into the an oligarchy with him as the biggest Ollie. I still like Oliver Hardy … Continue reading

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The Green New Deal: Something We Need

Robert Reich does an excellent job in this short video of explains how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed “Green New Deal” is a great idea to address two big problems in the US at one time. While we will have only one … Continue reading

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Blum Likely Violated Ethics Rules

Add another Republican to the pile of ethics violations. Trump, Kushner, Sessions, Ivanka and now Rod Blum.  KCRG reported Monday that soon-to-be former congress member Rod Blum likely violated ethics rules. The violations are in connection with Blum’s involvement with … Continue reading

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Worst Person Of The Year

What the heck, if Time can name someone as “Person Of The Year” then anyone can name ‘anything of the year’ right? So we will go with a “Worst Person” award. Upon reading a headline like “Worst Person” most people … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday: Some Christmas Suggestions Edition

   As the holidays creep very close and you are looking for something meaningful to do with your time or money I have a couple of suggestions: Donate blood. At this time of year blood donations are generally low due … Continue reading

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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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