The BRAD BLOG http://www.bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:22:36 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en 'KPFK' BradCast: Maine Mystery, Ferguson Fury and Thanks for Something... I had hoped to keep this week's Thanksgiving BradCast on KPFK/Pacifica Radio kinda light, cuz, ya know, it's Thanksgiving. St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch didn't make that easy. Nonetheless, we ended up with a very lively show, covering one helluva election fraud mystery in Maine; some good election news in ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10961 'Phantom' Ballots in Maine State Senate Recount Reverse Result From Democratic to Republican An election fraud mystery has emerged in Maine's tiny Town of Long Island. The strange case has not only changed the previously announced "winner" of the election, but the contested results affect the entire state Senate and are now the subject of an investigation demanded by the Maine Democratic Party. On ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10959 'Green News Report' - November 25, 2014   Today welcoming aboard GNR's newest affiliate partner: KTNF am950 in Minnesota! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: NY Gov. Cuomo blames meteorologists for his failure to prep for deadly Buffalo snowstorm; Arrests in Canada protesting another tar sands pipeline; You'll never guess who is now the world leader in deforestation; PLUS: Those lefty treehugger ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10958 Photo of the Moment: 'Seasons Greetings' From Ferguson, MO! "Seasons Greetings"? No "Merry Christmas"?! Fox "News" is gonna be furious. * * * P.S. A few selected thoughts of mine on the events in Ferguson this evening, from throughout the night on Twitter, follow below... No indictment for Darren Wilson. #Ferguson #MichaelBrown— Brad Friedman (@TheBradBlog) November 25, 2014 Bob McCulloch offering a good ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10956 'Recount' Ahead for Oregon's GMO Ballot Measure The November 4, 2014 elections are not over in several parts of the country. One of those places is Oregon, where progressive candidates and ballot measures were largely successful in bucking the rightward trend of election results produced by much of the rest of the nation. Nonetheless, a GMO-related ballot ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10955 Greg Palast and Brad Friedman on Thom Hartmann TV's 'Bigger Picture Panel' [VIDEO] It's investigative Election Integrity muckraking in East Coast/West Coast stereo! My thanks to Thom for inviting me for this week's longer-than-usual panel conversation on his Big Picture TV show, and to Palast for being the inimitably indefatigable Greg Palast! Lively discussion includes everything from the secret GOP Crosscheck program to Greg's assertion ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10954 GOP-Led U.S. House Intel Committee Report Finds BENGHAZI! 'Scandal' Not Actually a Scandal Well, I've been remiss over the years since 2012 in covering the BENGHAZI!!! "scandal" on these pages. So allow me to make up for some of that lost time today, with this article just out from AP tonight: WASHINGTON (AP) — A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10953 'This is How Clever Satan Is': Exposing Those Monster Energy Drinks for What They Really Are! It's a pretty cut and dry case here. Satan is totes busted... As of Friday, November 21, the video above, posted on November 9, has received 7,082,535 views. If that's not further proof of Satan, I don't know what is. [P.S. Speaking of the devil...Heading in to the studio to do a ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10952 'Green News Report' - November 20, 2014   Today welcoming aboard GNR's newest affiliate partner: KNCE 93.5 in Taos, NM! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record-breaking extreme winter storm breaks Buffalo, NY; It's official: October 2014 hottest October on record; Sorry, Republicans: China will cap coal use by 2020; PLUS: Obama doubles down on climate foreign policy... All that and ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10951 Extreme Weather? What Extreme Weather? Buffalo, New York... NY Daily News reports, "there's more on the way" after the first wave which fell in about 24-36 hours [emphasis added]: The western New York city and its suburbs are bracing for up to another three feet of snow by Friday morning after a storm already dropped nearly six ... http://www.bradblog.com/?p=10950