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By Winter Patriot on 7/12/2005 11:21pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

The First Annual BRAD BLOGATHON has been running for just over a hundred hours, and as you probably know, our primary motivation was to raise some much-needed funds for The BRAD SHOW and Brad's other very important work. We've been asking, and you've been responding. Thank you very much for that. We cannot say Brad's cup runneth over, but at least his cupboard is no longer quite so bare.

We hope you'll continue to make the occasional donation via Credit Card or PayPal or Snail Mail and that you'll make a habit of shopping at The BRAD STORE, but we're going to stop pestering you about it, at least for a while. We agree that The BRAD BLOG is much better with Brad here than without him, and we're ready to give him back his keys. So we've reached the point where we need to say "thanks"... to a lot of people!

To all who have contributed financially, with cash donations or by shopping at The BRAD STORE, or both: Your support is sincerely appreciated, and we thank you very much. Brad's work could not continue without your support, and we wish there were more of you. So go forth and multiply, will you? ;-)

To our excellent guest bloggers: to Josh Mitteldorf, Bernie Ellis, Chris Floyd, Gandhi, David Cobb, Larisa Alexandrovna, John Amato, Bob Koehler, Bob Fitrakis, and Clint Curtis: Many thanks to all of you! What an incredible lineup! We are very grateful for you support, as well as your blogging! And we hope you've enjoyed the time you've spent here with us.

To the loyal BRAD BLOG readers who contributed their time and their skills and their ideas and their enthusiasm to make all this possible; to Tracy, Peg, Joan and Robert for their very generous contributions; to Torqued, who has worked tirelessly behind the scenes on any technical thing anyone asked him to do; to Steve, who conceived the idea, and who worked so hard to make sure it happened; to all these people and to many others whose names I cannot possibly mention here [including some whose names I do not even know!], we offer our deepest gratitude.

And now, as we turn to the man of the hour ... or the man of the blog... I have so much to say ... and so few words ... I was thinking clearly --- or at least I was thinking a bit more clearly than I am now --- when I wrote this entry in please don't read my blog:

It's always an honor to sit in for him while he's gone. A great digger, a very good writer, a brave and honest patriot, and a very, very funny man, Brad's my choice: there's nobody in the world I would rather help.

That was back in May, and although I wouldn't take any of those words back, I no longer see them as adequate. There's more ... there's so much more ... that I want to say ... but ... shucks, folks ... I get so tongue-tied sometimes ... oh, you know ... hey, listen: Barry Mann and Gerry Goffin said it better than I ever could, way back in 1961:

You know what, Brad?
Bomp bah bah bomp, bah bomp bah bomp bomp.
Yes, my friend, rama lama ding dong forever.
And when I say, dip da dip da dip da dip
You know I mean it from the bottom
of my boogity boogity boogity shoo.

And so ... without further doo-wop ...
Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Brad Friedman!

Welcome home, Brad! We've missed you!!

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A Message from Congressman John Conyers, Jr.
By Winter Patriot on 7/12/2005 9:03pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

Greetings Brad and Bradbloggers,

It is with great appreciation and many thanks that I write to congratulate Brad on his success. Brad's work is more than just good reading--his insight, his diligence, and his staying power make him one of the most informative progressive voices in the alternative media.

For all your work, and for your unwavering ability to speak truth to power, Brad, I thank you.

Yours,

Congressman John Conyers, Jr.

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We Have Two Winners --- And One LOSER!
By Steve Viele on 7/12/2005 8:37pm PT  

Guest Blogged by Steve Viele

As avid readers of this space already know, we had to split the Clint Curtis Puppy-Naming Contest into two parts once we realized that we don't know whether Clint's new dog will be male or female. Clint chose one name for each possibility. So we get two winners.

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(Submitted by BRAD, who is still not allowed to post directly on his own blog!)
By Winter Patriot on 7/12/2005 4:36pm PT  

As discussed last week, our man in the White House, Eric Brewer (actually, BTCNews.com's man, but as he's the only active blogger actually working also as a White House Correspondent, and has been a friend to The BRAD SHOW, we consider him "our man" as well) was holding the Administration's feet to the fire in regard to the huge increase in the number of terrorism incidents in the world since George W. Bush's "War on Terror" was supposedly meant to reduce them.

Of keener interest to Brewer seems to be the fact that the White House seems to be lying to the American People about those numbers.

Thankfully, Brewer is in place to try to keep them honest even while the rest of the White House Press Corps seems unable to do so with regard to anything...other than their newly displayed cajones concerning Karl Rove...which should have been a chip shot for them in the first place anyway.

While Scottie was busy sweating out the Rove questions today, he turned to Brewer for some relief. He didn't get any.

Brewer asked:

The president has said that invading Iraq has made the world safer, but the government's own terrorism statistics show a dramatic increase in the number of international terrorist attacks since the invasion, and the London bombings have demonstrated that the flypaper theory was just a theory. Can you explain the disconnect between the administration's rhetoric on this issue and the reality on the ground?

Click here to read the whole new set of lies McClellan had to resort to in order to dodge the facts included in Brewer's question...

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By Winter Patriot on 7/12/2005 2:33pm PT  

Guest blogged by Gandhi.

INTRODUCTION {by Winter Patriot}: I am pleased to introduce one of my favorite bloggers, the Australian known as "Gandhi". His blog, Bush Out (by Gandhi), is a treasure trove of factual material concerning the bush administration and its rush to war, its record of deceit, and much else. For quite a while now I have been asking readers of my own blog to check out Gandhi's work, and I am very pleased to share a small excerpt of it with you today.

Does Reality Even Matter?

I've looked at clouds from both sides now,
From up and down,
But still somehow
It's cloud illusions I recall
I really don't know clouds at all.

-- Joni Mitchell

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from The BRAD STORE
By Winter Patriot on 7/12/2005 12:11pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

Christmas is coming! Birthdays are coming! All sorts of events require you to give gifts. But what to give?

You need some great gift ideas!!

How about these???

Donate $50 and receive as our gift a copy of Dr Fitrakis' excellent new book:Did George W. Bush Steal The 2004 Presidential Election? Essential Documents

Or ... donate $50 and receive as our gift a copy of Robert Lockwook Mills' excellent new book: The Lindbergh Syndrome: Heroes And Celebrities In A New Gilded Age

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Blogathon HELD OVER For YOUR Blogging Pleasure
By Winter Patriot on 7/11/2005 9:15pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

BLOGATHON TUESDAY?? Yep. The BRAD BLOGATHON has been extended. For more details, click here.

SPECIAL RULES will be in effect for the duration of the Blogathon. We will start a new open thread for each day of the event. PLEASE stay on-topic on the other blogathon threads; but POST FREELY on whatever subjects you like on the open threads. OFF-TOPIC comments on other threads may be subject to relocation or removal.

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The Klepto-Plutocracy At War
By Chris Floyd on 7/11/2005 8:43pm PT  

Guest blogged by Chris Floyd

INTRODUCTION {by Winter Patriot}: It is indeed an great honor to introduce one of my favorite journalists. Regular readers of the Brad Blog will remember Chris Floyd for "The Big Fix", his stunning piece on the 2004 'election' which was published by The Moscow Times, as reported here.

But that was then; this is now. The following contribution from Chris Floyd is a BRAD BLOGATHON EXCLUSIVE. In his words, it's:

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Please Help Us Reach Our Goals!
By Winter Patriot on 7/11/2005 8:37pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

The First Annual BRAD BLOGATHON began late Friday afternoon and was scheduled to end Monday evening. As combined blogging extravaganza and fundraiser, it has been a mixed success ... so far!

The blogging has been wonderful; we have enjoyed the online company of very distinguished patriots, some of whose words appear here only rarely. Unfortunately, our fundraising efforts have been less effective than we had hoped. Therefore we have no choice but to continue the BLOGATHON.

As regular readers of this space already know, Brad's blogging permissions have been revoked, and of course we all hope this situation will prove to be temporary.

You can help Brad regain his blogging rights! Please click HERE to donate via Credit Card or PayPal ... or ... click HERE to donate via Snail Mail.

We regret any inconvenience caused by the extension of the BRAD BLOGATHON. While you're waiting for normal service to resume, please enjoy The Dream Of Unlimited Swag: The Klepto-Plutocracy At War by Chris Floyd.

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By Chris Floyd on 7/11/2005 7:12pm PT  

something went weeeerd on me when I was trying to set up this page and I eventually moved Chris over to another thread. oh well.

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No Longer An Ohio Problem --- National Scandal Looms!
This Calls For ... OOPS! This Calls For Somebody Who's Probably Going To Prison ;-)
By Winter Patriot on 7/11/2005 7:02pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

You really have to wonder what Brad would say about this:

Scandal-Ridden OH Donor Met with Rove

Dean renews call for bush to return tainted cash

Last week, it was revealed that troubled Bush fundraiser Thomas Noe used his influence to attend a strategy session with Bush-Cheney '04 officials and also that the fundraiser who helped organize a lunch for the President appeared before a grand jury investigating the event. At least one attendee was later reimbursed by Noe so that they could attend the lunch, a clear violation of campaign finance laws.

"This is further proof of the Republican Party's culture of corruption," said Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean. "Noe raised vast sums for Bush, sometimes using questionable methods and was granted access to the President's top campaign aides. Republicans in Ohio and Washington have made this pay-to-play atmosphere par for the course. I again call on President Bush to return all money raised by Noe for his campaigns."

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Spokesman refuses to repeat earlier statements!!
and the story is on CNN!!
By Winter Patriot on 7/11/2005 1:24pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

Many of us thought we'd never see anything like this on CNN

WASHINGTON (AP) --- For two years, the White House has insisted that presidential adviser Karl Rove had nothing to do with the leak of a CIA officer's identity. And President Bush said the leaker would be fired.

But Bush's spokesman wouldn't repeat any of those assertions Monday in the face of Rove's own lawyer saying his client spoke with at least one reporter about Valerie Plame's role at the CIA before she was identified in a newspaper column.
...
White House press secretary Scott McClellan refused to discuss the matter at two news briefings Monday. He said he would not comment because the leak is the focus of a federal criminal investigation.

Is it really? And CNN is saying so? In public?

What is this nation coming to??

UPDATE: Somehow, the White House Press Corp suddenly grew a set. Extraordinary transcript here. Watch Scottie sweat! CrooksAndLiars has the video.

UPDATE 7/12/05 12:04am: Citizen's for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), the folks responsible for helping to write the ethics charges against Tom Delay last year (the ones that stuck!) are calling for the Bush to remove Rove's security clearance pending the outcome of the Plame Investigation!

UPDATE 7/12/05 2:53am: United States Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) issued the following statement to RAW STORY

“Karl Rove has accused liberals of not understanding the consequences of 9-11, but he's the one who blew the cover of a covert CIA agent. The President should immediately suspend Karl Rove's security clearances and shut him down by shutting him out of classified meetings or discussions.

The excuses offered by Karl Rove's lawyer don't pass the laugh test. Naming someone's spouse is the same as naming them. And as a 31-year veteran of politics, Karl Rove should know that if you want to keep a secret, you don't tell a reporter.”

more as it develops...

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Make A Donation Via Snail Mail!
By Winter Patriot on 7/10/2005 9:46pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

OUR MISSION IS CLEAR, is it not? We're trying to raise some cash for our friend Brad, and his blog, and his radio show, and his continuing investigations.

No doubt there are many who would donate to such a worthy cause if they had an easy way to do it.

If you're one of those people, HOORAY! We're glad you're here; the BRAD BLOG needs you!

All you need is a regular envelope. That's easy enough, isn't it? Here's what to write on the envelope:

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What you put in the envelope is your business. But please do it today.

Funds are tight. Every little bit helps. It's only your democracy at stake.

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By Winter Patriot on 7/10/2005 9:16pm PT  

Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

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Plan to File Charges Against Lisa Swartz (BOE-R)!
County Prosecutor Calls BOE Meeting for Monday!
By Winter Patriot on 7/10/2005 10:30am PT  

A BRAD BLOG exclusive. Guest blogged by Winter Patriot

According to a recent statement from Dr. Robert J. Fitrakis:

For those of you following the Sherole Eaton story in Hocking County, Ohio, I spoke with her last night and found out the Hocking County Prosecutor has called for a meeting of the Board of Elections on Monday (tomorrow, July 11). Voting rights activists have already contaced the Sheriff's dept. regarding Lisa Swartz's conducting of an admitted Republican fundraiser while she worked for the BOE. Activists in Hocking County plan to file theft in office and other related charges against Swartz. As most of you may know, the Hocking County BOE is under a temporary restraining order from replacing Sherole Eaton since last Tuesday thanks to Cliff Arnebeck. Cliff and I are working on a permanent injunction to have Eaton reinstated to her job with BOE since she is a whistleblower.

This is the kind of story we watch very closely...

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