The BRAD BLOG http://bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:53:08 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Real Guns, Fake News, New Russia Indictments: 'BradCast' 2/16/2018 We begin today's BradCast with a somewhat harrowing and breathtaking round-up of what has been an exceptionally bad news week, even for this particular White House. But all of that got considerably worse on Friday. [Audio link to show is posted below.] New grand jury indictments [PDF] were filed against 13 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12477 NRA 'Blood Money' and Weapons 'Designed to Bring Pure Hell and Fury': 'BradCast' 2/15/2018 On today's BradCast: Our coverage continues of Wednesday's bloodbath at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 were killed and 13 remain hospitalized today, following the nation's most deadly school shooting since Newton, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in 2012. [Audio link to full show ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12476 'Green News Report' - February 15, 2018 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. intelligence agencies contradict the Trump Administration on climate risks; ExxonMobil counter-sues against climate change lawsuits; Trump repeals Obama-era methane rule; Broadcast news failing to inform the public about the real-life impacts of climate change; PLUS: The Queen of England has had it with single-use plastic ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12475 'This Happens Nowhere Else Other Than the United States of America': 'BradCast' 2/14/2018 Once again on today's BradCast, we must lead with breaking details of yet another mass shooting. This time, at a high school in South Florida where, by the end of today's show, authorities report that 17 had been killed, with a 19-year old former student in custody. [Audio link to ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12474 A 'Paper Ballot' is Not Enough (But It's a Start): 'BradCast' 2/13/2018 On today's BradCast: Never mind Russia. Is it even possible for Democrats to overcome the systemic structural disadvantages Republicans have put in place in virtually every aspect of U.S. elections? We've got both encouraging and not-so-encouraging news in that regard on today's show. [Audio link to show posted below.] Now that ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12473 'Green News Report' - February 13, 2018 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's infrastructure proposal scam shifts costs onto states and cities, guts clean water and clean air regulations; Puerto Rico suffers a new blackout; Sea level rise is accelerating; PLUS: Tesla and South Australia team up to build the world's largest virtual power plant... All that and ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12472 Trump Labor Dept. Hides Analysis Showing New Rule Steals Billions from Waiters, Waitresses: 'BradCast' 2/12/2018 On today's BradCast: If there's anything the Trump Administration excels at, it's their reverse Robin Hood penchant of taking from the poor to give to the rich. But their new wage theft plan for workers in the restaurant industry may bring that penchant to new heights -- or depths, as ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12471 Beyond the 'Steele Dossier' The significance of the previously concealed transcripts of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson's unclassified Congressional testimony far exceeds the narrow, albeit accurate, observation that the transcripts blew a huge hole in one of numerous conspiracy theories about the so-called "Steele Dossier" floated by the President, his Republican allies in Congress ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12461 Sunday 'I Love a Parade' Toons I love a parade, the tramping of feet, I love every beat I hear of a drum. I love a parade, when I hear a band I just want to stand and cheer as they come. That rat-a tat-tat, the blare of a horn. That rat-a tat-tat, a bright uniform; The sight of a drill will ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12470 Rep. Barbara Lee is 'Pushing Ahead', Wants Congress Held Accountable, Remains 'Optimistic': 'BradCast' 2/9/2018 On today's BradCast: We're joined by progressive Democratic REP. BARBARA LEE of California, the only member of Congress, in either house, to vote against the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) after 9/11, calling it a blank check that would lead to endless war. As we now know, 17 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12469