The BRAD BLOG http://bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Sun, 29 May 2016 13:29:40 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Sunday Grand Old Potty Toons Drip, drip, drip. On our national holiday honoring those who died serving their country, let's make sure we don't neglect -- or condescend to -- those who made it back home.  And let's honor the service of both by not sending any more young men into war. * * * Perry Dorrell blogs ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11705 Should Bernie Sanders Go 'Green'? Were Dem Primary Results Massaged?: 'BradCast' 5/27/2016 On today's BradCast, guest hosted by Peter B. Collins of The Peter B. Collins Show, the opener is a news and comment report on President Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima, offering good optics, but rhetoric similar to his pro-war acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize. As anti-war author ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11702 A Minimum Income and Maximum Infrastructure?: 'BradCast' 5/26/2016 On today's BradCast, guest hosted by Angie Coiro of In Deep Radio, we look into new experiments with basic minimum income; find agreement between a liberal economic analyst and Larry Summers(!); then ask two historians if there's anything to to all those Trump/Hitler analogies (hint: yes). Dave Johnson from Campaign for ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11700 L.A. County Registrar/Clerk on Voting Questions, Confusion Before CA's Presidential Primary: 'BradCast' 5/25/2016 On today's BradCast, I'm joined by Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan to discuss a blizzard of questions, concerns and confusion faced by voters here in CA in advance of the state's highly-charged June 7 Presidential Primary in the nation's single largest voting jurisdiction. [Audio link for the complete ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11699 Why Democrats Should be BEGGING Sanders to Stay in Through California: 'BradCast' 5/24/2016 On today's BradCast, the Bernie Sanders campaign files for a 'recanvass' of Kentucky's exceedingly close May 17th Democratic Primary; Some very good news for voters out of a federal court in Ohio; And an explanation for why Democrats in California should be thanking the Vermont Senator for staying in the ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11698 'Green News Report' - May 24, 2016 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In wake of massive Fort McMurray wildfire, Canada's insurance industry calls for national strategy to prepare for climate change losses; Pakistan digs mass graves in advance of heat wave; India breaks national temperature record; Portugal breaks world renewable energy record; Exxon Mobil developed and squashed patents ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11697 Why Sanders Supporters May Wish to Think Twice About 'Bernie or Bust': 'BradCast' 5/23/2016 On today's BradCast, long time Bernie Sanders supporter Harold Meyerson, a former Washington Post columnist and now Executive Editor of The American Prospect magazine, argues Bernie Sanders supporters would betray both their candidate and history by staying home this November (or voting third-party or, worse, for Donald Trump) if their ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11696 Sunday Toons of the Slowly-Realized 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=11695 Trump, Guns and Hypocrisy; Clinton, Sanders and 2008; GOP LGBT Freak-Outs in OK and Beyond: 'BradCast' 5/20/2016 We're happy to keep informing the electorate, one important fact, data-point and reality-based story at a time, so that we might all be better prepared to do our job as voters. That, even as one young woman heard on today's show charges, correctly, that so much of what is going ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11694 'We're Seeing the Dean Scream of 2016,' Says Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein: 'BradCast' 5/19/2016 In advance of Monday's deadline for registering to vote or changing party affiliation before California's June 7th Presidential Primary, I'm happy to be joined on today's BradCast by Dr. Jill Stein, the 2012 Green Party nominee and 2016 candidate for President. [Audio link to complete interview below.] In our wide-ranging conversation, ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11693