The BRAD BLOG http://bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Fri, 24 Mar 2017 01:02:00 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Capitol Chaos and Pipeline Peril: 'BradCast' 3/23/2017 On today's BradCast, while the scheme to replace ObamaCare remains a disaster for Trump and Republicans in Congress, and as Dems begin to mount opposition to the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch, at least the President's hope of completing two massive oil pipelines is going well, right? Maybe not. [Audio ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12077 'Green News Report' - March 23, 2017 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump promises to bring back coal jobs by dismantling Obama's climate policies; The world is moving swiftly away from coal, report finds; Flame retardant chemicals found in the Great Lakes; Wind energy blows past another milestone in Europe; PLUS: Across the entire country, wildfire season off ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12076 How 'Citizens United' Gave Us Clarence Thomas, Climate Change Denial and Neil Gorsuch: 'BradCast' 3/22/2017 On today's BradCast, with the consistent help of Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), we connect some of the dots between the Citizens United ruling, the GOP theft of the U.S. Supreme Court and the undermining of climate change legislation. Yes, it's all of a piece, and it begins well before the ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12075 (Not) Normalizing a Stolen U.S. Supreme Court: 'BradCast' 3/21/2017 On today's BradCast: Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee faced questions all day in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. But what the hell is Judge Neil Gorsuch even doing there at all? And doesn't normal coverage of the hearings do little more than normalize a decidedly abnormal situation? [Audio link ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12074 'Green News Report' - March 21, 2017 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's proposed budget cuts go deepest on climate change; Extreme rains trigger catastrophic deadly flooding in Peru; U.S. Supreme Court nominee blocked environmental lawsuits; PLUS: Defense Secretary Mattis calls climate change a national security threat -- at least in writing... All that and more in today's ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12073 Comey Confirms FBI's Russia Probe, Rejects Trump Wiretap Claims: 'BradCast' 3/20/2017 On today's BradCast, FBI Director James Comey and NSA chief Mike Rogers testified for more than five hours today before the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, confirming the existence of an FBI counterintelligence probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, and batting down charges by President Trump ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12072 Sunday Toons of the 'Air Quotes' Moment * * * Perry Dorrell blogs as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs, usually on topics concerning the strange brew of Texas politics. He's also on Twitter @PDiddie. http://bradblog.com/?p=12071 'We're Opposed to It, Because it's Wrong': Veterans Group Slams Trump's Cruelest Cuts: 'BradCast' 3/17/2017 On today's BradCast, health advocacy organizations say they are shocked by Donald Trump's proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) among other federal agencies being slashed or eliminated in order to pay for a massive increase in military spending. ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12070 Travel Ban Blocked Again; Trump's Draconian Budget Cuts; Good News for Voters in GA, TX: 'BradCast' 3/16/2017 On today's BradCast, it was another bad day in court for Donald Trump, a disturbing day in the nation (and around the world) for those who care about science, the arts, the war ravaged and the poor, and a pretty encouraging week for those voters who actually give a damn ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12069 'Green News Report' - March 16, 2017 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump orders EPA to roll back fuel economy standards...and plans to slash EPA's budget by even more than previously known; Large sections of the Great Barrier Reef have now died, thanks to global warming; PLUS: Six years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, radioactive wild boars complicate ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12067