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Latest Featured Reports | Friday, July 20, 2018
Top U.S. Election Vendor Lied About Remote Access System: 'BradCast' 7/19/18
With intel officials warning & WH spinning, new revelation of voting system vulnerability may help explain 2011 BRAD BLOG exclusive...
'Green News Report' 7/19/18
  w/ Brad & Desi
GAO: Less than half of U.S. schools test water for lead; Acting EPA chief guts toxic coal ash rules; Climate change coming for your Internet; PLUS: Marriott Int'l ditching plastic straws...
Previous GNRs: 7/17/18 - 7/12/18 - Archives...
Treasury Dept. Announces Dark Money Will Go Darker: 'BradCast' 7/18/2018
Guest: David Dayen: Also: CA Dems endorse Feinstein's opponent; Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez head to KS; FBI reveals Russian ownership of MD's public election system...
Mueller's 2016 Russia Charges Foretell U.S. Indictments to Come: 'BradCast' 7/17/18
Guest: Former federal prosecutor Michael J. Stern; Also: Trump tries to walk back Helsinki remarks after day of brutal criticism...
'Green News Report' 7/17/18
  w/ Brad & Desi
Toxic algae bloom chokes water in FL, OH; Summer night temps rising; Record number of Americans now accept climate science; PLUS: Ireland set to divest from all fossil fuels...
Previous GNRs: 7/12/18 - 7/10/18 - Archives...
Trump Backs Putin, Attacks U.S. Intel Comm, FBI, Dems in Helsinki: 'BradCast' 7/16/18
Remarkable responses from media, Dems, Repubs and callers in our 'WTF?!' coverage...
Sunday SuperCallousFragileRacist-SexistNaziPotus Toons
Everything he says and does is really quite atrocious...
New 2016 Russian Cyber-attack Indictments; New suit Against SC's Unverifiable Vote System: 'BradCast' 7/13/18
Guests: GOPer Frank Heindel, attny Larry Schwartzol; Hand-marked ballot bill in Senate...
Trump's 'Fine-Tuned Machine' Wreaks Havoc at NATO, in Congress, for US Workers: 'BradCast' 7/12/18
Also: Listeners respond to Dem plan to block Kavanaugh at SCOTUS...
'Green News Report' 7/12/18
  w/ Brad & Desi
Environmentalists oppose Trump's SCOTUS pick; Admin coal bailout means more deaths; NC & NY harness poo power; PLUS: Shell Oil CEO wants faster transition to electric cars...
Previous GNRs: 7/10/18 - 7/3/18 - Archives...
Schumer's Tepid SCOTUS Plan, Trump's Trail of Destruction: 'BradCast' 7/11/18
Guest: Ryan Grim on Dem hopes of derailing Kavanaugh; Also: Admin trade wars, new attacks on O'Care...
Trump SCOTUS Pick Just a Loyal 'GOP Foot Soldier': 'BradCast' 7/10/18
Guest: Slate's Mark Joseph Stern on Brett Kavanaugh, rights he will help overturn, his background as a Federalist Society-trained party apparatchik...
'Green News Report' 7/10/18
EPA's Pruitt finally out, replacement could be worse; Starbucks to end plastic straws; PLUS: Extreme temps shatter all-time heat records around the world...
We're Back!: Record Heat, Pruitt Gone, Things Get Worse: 'BradCast' 7/9/18
Also: Plastic straws, straw polls, final straws, actual good voting news, RIP Ed Schultz, listener calls...
Sunday (Again, Not So Funny) Toons
The toons collected this week by PDiddie are not particularly funny. They are, however, distressingly true...
Brad's Recent Appearance on Terrence McNally's 'Free Forum': 'BradCast' 7/3/18
Tables turned. Brad discusses his background, why he began blogging, concerns about our electoral system and how to make your vote count in 2018...
'Green News Report' 7/3/18
Pruitt's secret calendar; MN approves new pipeline; New global heat record; Drought-fueled riots in Iran; PLUS: RI sues fossil fuel companies for climate change...
BARCODED BALLOTS AND BALLOT MARKING DEVICES
BMDs pose a new threat to democracy in all 50 states...
VIDEO: 'Rise of the Tea Bags'
Brad interviews American patriots...
'Democracy's Gold Standard'
Hand-marked, hand-counted ballots...
Brad's Upcoming Appearances
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'Special Coverage' Archives
GOP Voter Registration Fraud Scandal 2012...
VA GOP VOTER REG FRAUDSTER OFF HOOK
Felony charges dropped against VA Republican caught trashing voter registrations before last year's election. Did GOP AG, Prosecutor conflicts of interest play role?...

Criminal GOP Voter Registration Fraud Probe Expanding in VA
State investigators widening criminal probe of man arrested destroying registration forms, said now looking at violations of law by Nathan Sproul's RNC-hired firm...

DOJ PROBE SOUGHT AFTER VA ARREST
Arrest of RNC/Sproul man caught destroying registration forms brings official calls for wider criminal probe from compromised VA AG Cuccinelli and U.S. AG Holder...

Arrest in VA: GOP Voter Reg Scandal Widens
'RNC official' charged on 13 counts, for allegely trashing voter registration forms in a dumpster, worked for Romney consultant, 'fired' GOP operative Nathan Sproul...

ALL TOGETHER: ROVE, SPROUL, KOCHS, RNC
His Super-PAC, his voter registration (fraud) firm & their 'Americans for Prosperity' are all based out of same top RNC legal office in Virginia...

LATimes: RNC's 'Fired' Sproul Working for Repubs in 'as Many as 30 States'
So much for the RNC's 'zero tolerance' policy, as discredited Republican registration fraud operative still hiring for dozens of GOP 'Get Out The Vote' campaigns...

'Fired' Sproul Group 'Cloned', Still Working for Republicans in At Least 10 States
The other companies of Romney's GOP operative Nathan Sproul, at center of Voter Registration Fraud Scandal, still at it; Congressional Dems seek answers...

FINALLY: FOX ON GOP REG FRAUD SCANDAL
The belated and begrudging coverage by Fox' Eric Shawn includes two different video reports featuring an interview with The BRAD BLOG's Brad Friedman...

COLORADO FOLLOWS FLORIDA WITH GOP CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
Repub Sec. of State Gessler ignores expanding GOP Voter Registration Fraud Scandal, rants about evidence-free 'Dem Voter Fraud' at Tea Party event...

CRIMINAL PROBE LAUNCHED INTO GOP VOTER REGISTRATION FRAUD SCANDAL IN FL
FL Dept. of Law Enforcement confirms 'enough evidence to warrant full-blown investigation'; Election officials told fraudulent forms 'may become evidence in court'...

Brad Breaks PA Photo ID & GOP Registration Fraud Scandal News on Hartmann TV
Another visit on Thom Hartmann's Big Picture with new news on several developing Election Integrity stories...

CAUGHT ON TAPE: COORDINATED NATIONWIDE GOP VOTER REG SCAM
The GOP Voter Registration Fraud Scandal reveals insidious nationwide registration scheme to keep Obama supporters from even registering to vote...

CRIMINAL ELECTION FRAUD COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST GOP 'FRAUD' FIRM
Scandal spreads to 11 FL counties, other states; RNC, Romney try to contain damage, split from GOP operative...

RICK SCOTT GETS ROLLED IN GOP REGISTRATION FRAUD SCANDAL
Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) sends blistering letter to Gov. Rick Scott (R) demanding bi-partisan reg fraud probe in FL; Slams 'shocking and hypocritical' silence, lack of action...

VIDEO: Brad Breaks GOP Reg Fraud Scandal on Hartmann TV
Breaking coverage as the RNC fires their Romney-tied voter registration firm, Strategic Allied Consulting...

RNC FIRES NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION FIRM FOR FRAUD
After FL & NC GOP fire Romney-tied group, RNC does same; Dead people found reg'd as new voters; RNC paid firm over $3m over 2 months in 5 battleground states...

EXCLUSIVE: Intvw w/ FL Official Who First Discovered GOP Reg Fraud
After fraudulent registration forms from Romney-tied GOP firm found in Palm Beach, Election Supe says state's 'fraud'-obsessed top election official failed to return call...

GOP REGISTRATION FRAUD FOUND IN FL
State GOP fires Romney-tied registration firm after fraudulent forms found in Palm Beach; Firm hired 'at request of RNC' in FL, NC, VA, NV & CO...
The Secret Koch Brothers Tapes...

SPECIAL COVERAGE: O'Keefe / Breitbart's ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax Revealed

Links to The BRAD BLOG's extensive, in-depth coverage of the James O'Keefe / Hannah Giles / Andrew Breitbart ACORN "Pimp" Hoax, as reported in excruciating detail over many months in 2010 and beyond, as the scam was revealed and undone piece by piece.

(For coverage of the GOP's anti-ACORN jihad/"voter fraud" scam of 2008, see our Special Coverage page here.)

• 3/13/13: Brad Intvws Attny of San Diego ACORN Worker
• 3/12/13: Giles Paid $50k Settlement to Former San Diego ACORN Worker
• 3/8/13: O'Keefe Forced to Pay $100k to Former San Diego ACORN Worker
• 3/1/12: IN MEMORIAM: ANDREW BREITBART, 1969 - 2012
• 9/3/11: Breitbart May be Pulled into ACORN Worker Suit w/ O'Keefe, Giles
• 5/27/11: Judge Rejects O'Keefe's '1st Amnd' Defense in ACORN Worker Lawsuit
• 2/25/11: ACORN Scammer Giles Tosses Fellow Scammer O'Keefe 'Under Bus'
• 9/29/10: O'Keefe's CNN 'Sex' Scam May Violate MD's Felony Wiretap Laws
• 8/30/10: NYTimes New Public Editor, Meet NYTimes' Old ACORN Problem
• 7/13/10: 'Crimes Caught on ACORN Tapes! O'Keefe's!' Maddow Covers Lawsuit
• 7/12/10: Former ACORN Employee Files Suit Against O'Keefe and Giles
• 6/13/10: NYT Public Editor, 'Weasel' Pens Farewell Column
• 6/3/10: FAIR Echoes Our Critique of ABC, Stephanopoulos Fail
• 6/1/10: ABC's Stephanopoulos Quotes Discredted NYT w/ O'Keefe/Breitbart
• 5/27/10: FBI: Details on O'Keefe's 'Wiretap Plot'
• 5/26/10: O'Keefe Pleads Guilty in New Orleans
• 5/20/10: O'Keefe Dressed Down by Judge, Allowed to Avoid Trial
• 4/26/10: 'Loser' O'Keefe 'Celebrated' in Song
• 4/15/10: What? No Pulitzer Prize for Dirty Tricks?!
• 4/14/10: AP: Breitbart's Newest Video Deception
• 4/8/10: Duplicate Anti-ACORN 'Editorials' Astroturfed in Rightwing Papers
• 4/7/10: Brad Interviews ACORN CEO Lewis
• 4/7/10: Maddow Airs Unedited 'Pimp' Tapes: 'Firestorm Pure Manure'
• 4/6/10: NYT's ACORN 'Pimp' Finally Goes Missing?
• 4/5/10: Maddow Video: ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax 'Triumph of Fake Politics'
• 4/2/10: McClatchy/SacBee Corrects Cvrge of ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax (Hint: NYT!)
• 4/1/10: CA AG: VIDS 'SEVERELY EDITED', SHOW 'NO VIOLATION OF LAW'
• 3/30/10: 'Yes Men': O'Keefe, Breitbart 'Sad, Pathetic, Assholes'
• 3/29/10: Superstar GOP Atty Gets O'Keefe Felony Rap Reduced
• 3/26/10: AUDIO: Brad on S.F. Public Radio's 'Friday Media Roundtable'
• 3/26/10: GritTV: NYT's Belated Correction 'Way, Way, WAY Too Late'
• 3/24/10: VIDEO: Brad on Russian TV re: ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax, NYT Fail
• 3/23/10: No, NYT, O'Keefe Didn't 'Pose as a Pimp' Either
• 3/22/10: NYT PARTIALLY CORRECTS ACORN 'PIMP' MISREPORTS
• 3/22/10: It's About the Democracy & the Media, Stupid
• 3/22/10: GOP 'Mission Accomplished: ACORN to Close Doors
• 3/20/10: NYT'S HOYT ADMITS: 'TIMES WAS WRONG, I WAS WRONG'
• 3/15/10: More Media Condemnation for NYT 'Pimp' Hoax Coverage, Excuses
• 3/11/10: Media Watchdog FAIR Slams NYT Coverage as 'Wildly Misleading'
• 3/12/10: VIDEO: 'The Times Botched the Story': Author on 'DN!'
• 3/10/10: Another Legal Victory: Judge Finds Funding Ban 'Unconstitutional'
• 3/10/10: Real Targets of GOP ACORN Smears: Truth, American Democracy
• 3/8/10: Take Note NYT!: How to 'Edit Video to Meet Your Agenda'
• 3/7/10: Vote Fraudster Ann Coulter Jumps Into 'Pimp' Hoax Lying Game
• 3/5/10: VIDEO: Stephen Colbert Mocks ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax
• 3/4/10: ACORN STRIKES BACK! Demands 'Accountability' from NYT, Others
• 3/3/10: Transcripts Show O'Keefe & Giles 'Buried the Truth'
• 3/2/10: Toon Depicts NYT Editor 'as Weasel' for ACORN Emails
• 3/1/10: NY D.A.: 'No Criminality' in 'Highly Edited' ACORN Videos
• 3/1/10: VIDEO: Breitbart Says 'Had No Idea' About 'Pimp' Hoax
• 2/26/10: NYT Exec Editor in '05: 'Fact-checking is our responsibility'
• 2/24/10: NYT's Public Editor Accuses BRAD BLOG of 'Political Agenda'
• 2/23/10: Exclusive: NYT Public Editor's Remarkable 'Pimp' Hoax Emails
• 2/22/10: Giles Confirms on Video: 'He Wasn't Dressed Like a Pimp'
• 2/21/10: Breitbart 'Apologizes' for 'Apparent' ACORN 'Pimp' Lie
• 2/19/10: Giles Admits O'Keefe, Breitbart ACORN 'Pimp' Story a Lie
• 2/17/10: Breitbart Lied About 'Pimp' Claim in Own News Column
• 2/15/10: Group Demands NYTimes Retract O'Keefe 'Pimp' Reports
• 2/15/10: Breitbart Contradicts Self on O'Keefe Salary
• 2/11/10: Rightwing Blogger Attacks Our Coverage, Shoots Self Instead
• 2/10/10: ACORN Reacts to Times Editor Emails: 'Troubling, Disturbing'
• 2/10/10: Follow-Up, Quick Summary of NYT's O'Keefe Story FAIL
• 2/8/10: Exclusive: NYT Editor on False O'Keefe 'Pimp' Stories
• 2/4/10: Race Obsessions of O'Keefe; Twitter Tantrum of Breitbart
• 2/1/10: Questions for Breitbart, AP Investigates, NYTimes Fawns
• 1/30/10: O'Keefe/Breitbart Have Lame Story, Sticking to It
• 1/28/10: VIDEO: 'Orly Taitz' Andy Self-Destructs on MSNBC
• 1/27/10: Breitbart is a Criminal, According to Breitbart's Logic
• 1/27/10: ACORN Defund Bill 'Unconstitutional' After GOP Scam
• 1/26/10: Anti-ACORN Videographer Arrested at Senator's Office


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