The BRAD BLOG http://bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:36:59 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en HILARIOUS VIDEO: FL Emergency Management Director Trying Not to Say 'Climate Change' We're a few days late on this, but its worth it. If you didn't catch this in our laugh-out-loud Green News Report on Thursday (or even if you did), here's the full high-larious video of Brian Koon, Director of Florida's Div. of Emergency Management, trying and trying not to say ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11098 'Green News Report' - March 26, 2015   IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Lots of good and/or hysterical news today! Climate change denier Ted Cruz compares himself to Galileo; BP breaks up with ALEC; Texas town goes 100 percent renewable; PLUS: Florida official struggles with Gov. Scott's unwritten ban on the words 'climate change'....All that and more in ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11097 Letter to the Editor of the Moment: 'Reality' Yesterday at the Tampa Bay Times... Climate change Deal with reality I've been a Republican for my entire adult life (a long time). In recent years, I've been troubled by the extreme course the party has taken on a number of issues. From my perspective, the Republican Party of years gone by was ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11096 Was Netanyahu Win Actually GOOD for Palestine?; That and Much More on the KPFK 'BradCast' Was Netanyahu/Likud's win last week in Israel the best possible outcome for Palestinians? While it seems counter-intuitive at first blush, some who follow Israeli/Palestinian politics very closely say it was. My guest on this week's Pacifica Radio BradCast, Estee Chandler of JewishVoiceForPeace.org and the producer/co-host of KPFK's Middle East in Focus ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11094 The Right to NOT Vote (Or, At Least the Right to Vote for 'None of the Above') I wrote a bit about this after last year's elections, though from a different direction. But, given the recent remarks by President Obama (and more than a fair bit of questionable reporting about those remarks), its worth adding a few more thoughts here. Over the years, I've seen folks misinterpret The ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11089 'Green News Report' - March 24, 2015   IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Get out your popcorn - Climate change-denying Sen. Ted Cruz is running for president...and Gov. Jerry Brown is unimpressed; Is mandatory water rationing in California's future?; PLUS: In Florida, don't say 'climate change' or you be sent to a mental hospital....All that and more in ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11092 'Impeach Mark Fuller' Radio Ads Target GOP U.S. House Judiciary Members in Five Districts The call for the impeachment of U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller is now making its way onto the airwaves in a number of Congressional districts around the country. The women's rights group UltraViolet, which describes itself as "an online community of over 600,000 women and men who want to take ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11093 SCOTUS Declines to Hear WI Photo ID Challenge A few weeks ago, our legal analyst Ernie Canning warned how the U.S. Supreme Court's pending decision on whether or not to hear the ACLU's challenge to the Wisconsin GOP Photo ID voting law might be the last chance before the 2016 Presidential elections to determine the Constitutionality of such ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11091 'Critical' Vulnerability Found in Australian Internet Voting System in Advance of Next Week's Election Another new Internet Voting system, another major vulnerability to massive election fraud discovered along with it. This time in Australia, as reported by ABC: A "major security hole" that could allow an attacker to read or change someone's vote has been discovered in the New South Wales online iVote platform, security ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11090 GOP-Man Woman Haters Club This weekend, Washington Monthly blogger (and too-occasional BRAD BLOG guest blogger) D.R. Tucker cited the "Intellectually Honest Conservative" award The BRAD BLOG graciously offered recently to Texas Republican Rep. Sarah Davis. He notes that while he kinda sorta mostly agrees with us, he has a complaint. We granted the rarely-bestowed award to ... http://bradblog.com/?p=11088