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Latest Featured Reports | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Memorial Day Weekend Toons We'd Love to Forget
Arctic drilling; Texas 'justice'; Hillary Inc.; Iraq 'whoppers' continued and more in PDiddie's latest collection...
Gov. Don Siegelman's Son on Father's Case; 'Bin Laden's Bookshelf': 'BradCast' 5/22/15
GUEST: Joseph Siegelman; Plus: Was al-Qaeda hoping to hack a US election?...
'Bin Laden's Bookshelf' Contained Classic Book on Hacking Computer Elections
Reading material said to have been on the al-Qaeda leader's shelf when he was killed may not be a surprise to BRAD BLOG readers...
GOP State Sen. on Nebraska's 'Veto Proof' Death Penalty Ban: 'BradCast' 5/21/15
Guest: State Sen. Al Davis (R); Plus: Siegelman appeal denied; Jeb still rewriting Iraq history; Goodbye, Dave; MORE...
'Green News Report' 5/21/15
  w/ Brad & Desi
Major oil spill off CA coast; New settlement in 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill; Fossil fuels subsidized $5 TRILLION/year; PLUS: Obama to Coast Guard cadets: climate threatens NatSec...
Previous GNRs: 5/19/15 - 5/14/15 - Archives...
BREAKING: Appeals Court Denies Siegelman Retrial
AL's former Dem Governor's request denied. He remains in federal prison as Repubs who orchestrated 'political prosecution' (including 'wife-beating' Judge Mark Fuller) remain free...
Walker, Christie, GOP, FCC, Untethered From Reality: 'BradCast' 5/20/15
Facts and reality matter; Journalist turned media-activist Sue Wilson helps explain...
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) on Obama's Executive Order to Demilitarize the Police: 'BradCast' 5/19/15
Plus: A spate of new voting laws, good and bad, around the country...
'Green News Report' 5/19/15
'Paddle in Seattle' to stop Shell's Arctic drilling; Study finds new emmissions rules will save lives...so GOP blocking them; PLUS: Indigenous tribe nixes natgas billions...
Walker and GOP Turn 1st Amndmnt On Head
The FCC's blow to free speech rights you probably never heard about, and how, if Walker and Republicans have their way, it may soon get even worse...
People v. Shell in Seattle; Truth v. Iraq Lies on Fox: 'BradCast' 5/18/15
Guest: Seattle Councilman Mike O'Brien; Now Rubio trips over Iraq; TX shootout; Antarctica ice shelf disappearing...
The 'Br'er Rabbit Strategy' To Fend Off A Sanders-Led Democratic Revolution
Wall Street and MSM say they fear Sanders could 'pull Hillary to left'. But is there more to their strategy?...
Sunday Toons: Off the Rails
From the TPP to tragedy in Philly to GOP 2016ers on Iraq to drilling in the Arctic and marriage equality in TX, common sense continues to be derailed...
Learning From History & GOP Rewriting Iraq's: 'BradCast' 5/15/15
Guest: Journalist Peter Dykstra, formerly of CNN, on how enviros should learn from the past; GOP 2016ers trying to rewrite Iraq...
Texas Republicans Hoping to Block Even More Legit Voters With New ID Scheme
New law, if adopted by state, would take already unconstitional Photo ID voting restrictions to new level...
NSA Spying & 'USA Freedom Act'; Jeb Between Iraq, Hard Place: 'BradCast' 5/14/15
Guest: Marcy Wheeler; Plus: Feingold's back! OH GOP still suppressing voters; 600th GNR...
'Green News Report' 5/14/15
OUR 600th EPISODE! - Hours after Amtrak crash, GOP votes to cut Amtrak budget; FBI spied on KXL protesters; PLUS: Hawaii to be 1st in nation to go 100% renewable...
CIA Drugging of 9/11 Detainees? & Jeb Too Dumb to Run: 'BradCast' 5/13/15
VICE News' investigative reporter Jason Leopold on his new exclusive CIA documents; MORE...
Dems: 'No' to Obama on TPP
'BradCast' 5/12/15
Salon's David Dayen joins us to discuss Dems' refusal to go along with Obama (for now); Plus: 1st election lawsuit of 2016; Jeb on Iraq, Allen West on 'Sharia Law'...
NY Nuke Plant Fire, Oil Spill; Vanishing NC Voter Registrations: 'BradCast' 5/11/15
Guests: Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen; 'DocDawg' of Daily Kos...
Bernie Who? 'Meet the Press' Ignores Sanders
Media watchdog documents NBC's Chuck Todd snubbing Sanders' entry into 2016 Presidential primary, while covering GOP also-rans dozens of times...
NATIONWIDE STUDY FINDS ALMOST NO VOTER FRAUD
Just 10 cases of in-person impersonation in all 50 states since 2000...
VIDEO: 'Rise of the Tea Bags'
Brad interviews American patriots...
'Democracy's Gold Standard'
Hand-marked, hand-counted ballots...
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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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