The BRAD BLOG http://bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Sun, 30 Aug 2015 13:47:42 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Sunday Toons - Concerns Perhaps Overblown edition * * * 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=11328 10 Years Later - Cindy Sheehan's Crawford, TX Uprising and Hurricane Katrina: 'BradCast' 8/28/2015 Both Hurricane Katrina and Cindy Sheehan's 'Camp Casey' protest outside of George W. Bush's Crawford, TX pretend-ranch took place 10 years ago this week. On today's BradCast, we commemorate both with some personal remembrances from our live on-air coverage of both events at the time. First, where we are today: As ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11327 'A Crazy Man Got a Gun': 'BradCast' 8/27/2015 On the heels of yesterday's horrific on-air murders in Virginia, and as guns claim one life every 16 minutes in the U.S., the father of one of the Roanoke victims vows to stand up to the NRA and "cowards" elected to office who fail to take action to help prevent ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11326 'Green News Report' - August 27, 2015   IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina; NASA warns at least 3 ft. of sea level rise now locked in; Obama heads to the Arctic to highlight global warming impacts; PLUS: Switching to clean energy will cost less than fossil fuels in the long run, say ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11325 Let's Go to the Phones: 'BradCast' 8/26/2015 On today's live BradCast from the KPFK/Pacifica Radio Network studios in sweltering Los Angeles... • Breaking news from today's on-air shooting in Roanoke, VA. • Some fallout and followup from a few recent BradCasts. (The one we referenced with AT&T/NSA whistleblower Mark Klein is here. The one we referenced about the Malaysian ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11324 Carly's Climate Clap-Trap or The Fiorina Follies: 'BradCast' 8/25/2015 Over the weekend, supposedly moderate, supposedly reasonable 2016 GOP Presidential candidate Carly Fiorna discussed climate change -- for four long minutes -- with Yahoo News' Katie Couric. In the bargain, as climate journalist David Roberts of Vox.com noted, "everything she said was wrong." Really wrong. Roberts joins me on today's ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11323 'Green News Report' - August 25, 2015   IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's official: July 2015 was the hottest month ever recorded on Planet Earth; Record wildfire season in the U.S. gets even worse; Scientists stumped by mysterious whale deaths in Washington State; Oil prices hit hard by China stock crash; PLUS: Obama boosts clean energy, calls ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11322 Texas Photo ID Law Found Discriminatory, Illegal, Yet Still Suppressing Voters: 'BradCast' 8/24/2015 First up on today's BradCast, financial journalist David Dayen joins us to explain why the Dow Jones Industrial average plummeted 1000 points over the past two trading days, whether or not you should be worried about it, and how the U.S. is missing a golden opportunity in the bargain. Then, BRAD ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11321 Sunday Toons, Untrustworthy Edition * * * 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=11318 E-Cigs Are Good For You; The GOP is Not: 'BradCast' 8/21/2015 No, I wasn't just blowing smoke when I told you many many months ago that vaping (quitting tobacco and moving to e-cigs) is a life saver and that those who were trying to restrict its use were helping to kill people unnecessarily. A new independent expert study out this week, commissioned ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11320