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How We Could Erase All Student Debt, as Students March, Threaten to Vote: 'BradCast' 2/21/2018 22.2.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, students are mad as hell, for a lot of very good reasons, and now they are taking things into their own hands, not a moment too soon, by threatening to vote. Where Republicans appear to have little interest in helping them, Democrats certainly can and should, but ...
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GOP Keeps Cheating to Win: 'BradCast' 2/20/2018 21.2.2018 BradBlog
There is big news out of Pennsylvania again on today's BradCast, concerning the upcoming 2018 mid-term elections. And it appears to be very good news indeed for Democrats. [Audio link to show is posted at bottom of article.] But first up, Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he is directing the ...
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The Truth About Our Computerized Election Systems 20.2.2018 BradBlog
[This article, constructed as a handout for concerned voters and election officials, was originally posted to Medium by Jennifer Cohn on 2/17/2018 and is cross-posted in full here with her permission. This article is also available for easier printing and sharing as a PDF here - BF] Our elections are under ...
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Real Guns, Fake News, New Russia Indictments: 'BradCast' 2/16/2018 17.2.2018 BradBlog
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 ...
'This Happens Nowhere Else Other Than the United States of America': 'BradCast' 2/14/2018 15.2.2018 BradBlog
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 ...
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A 'Paper Ballot' is Not Enough (But It's a Start): 'BradCast' 2/13/2018 14.2.2018 BradBlog
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 ...
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New Government Spending Deal Disappoints 'Dreamers': 'BradCast' 2/7/2018 8.2.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Several encouraging election-related news items for Democrats and others in the fact-based community, but still more troubling news for American immigrants and their families as DACA recipients are left out of a new Senate deal to keep the government open. [Audio link to show posted at end ...
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SCOTUS Denies PA GOP Attempt to Continue Rigging US House Elections: 'BradCast' 2/5/2018 6.2.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, the Super Bowl victory for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday was fantastic, but the victory for all of Pennsylvania (and, indeed, voters across the entire nation) on Monday was even better! [Audio link to show follows below.] U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito rejected Pennsylvania Republicans' request to ...
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Nunes' Nothingburger Memo Underscores GOP FISA Failure; Plus: The Cruelty of Donald Trump: 'BradCast' 2/2/2018 3.2.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: That mighty "thud" you heard on Friday morning? It may have been the release by Donald Trump and U.S. House Republicans of their long-awaited, much-ballyhooed, self-generated memo, which they promised would expose "worse than Watergate" crimes and wildly biased partisan "witch hunt" activities by the FBI ...
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Dems' DACA Hand Weakened as New Shutdown Deadline Looms (And Big Voting News in PA, FL!): 'BradCast' 2/1/2018 2.2.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: The government shutdown ended just last week. Next week, the next deadline for funding the government is upon us, along with the same fight to protect some 800,000 "Dreamers" from being deported. Do Democrats have any better plan to stand up to Trump and the Republicans this ...
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As 'Trump Fatigue' Sets In: 'BradCast' 1/30/2018 31.1.2018 BradBlog
Echoing a recent Saturday Night Live sketch on today's BradCast, we ask: "What even matters anymore?" Well, plenty as it turns out, no matter how exhausted, anxious, depressed you (and I) may feel after a full year of the Trump Era. [Audio link to show is posted below.] First up today, ...
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Voting Rights Versus Wrongs, Climate Facts Versus Myths (Plus Callers!): 'BradCast' 1/29/2018 30.1.2018 BradBlog
Today's BradCast took several unexpected turns as news broke, callers called, and the Trump-era debunkery continued. [Audio link to show follows below.] Among the many stories covered and/or debunked on today's program, before we opened up the line to callers... In a surprise reversal, some good news to start off, as Donald ...
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Democracy Denied and Other Solid Gold Reminders of GOP Rule in the Trump Era: 'BradCast' 1/26/2018 27.1.2018 BradBlog
After yet another exhausting and harrowing week in Donald Trump's America, as the Doomsday Clock inches closer to midnight, we try to lighten things up a bit, at least comparatively, on today's BradCast -- even if it's not always easy. [Audio link to show follows below.] Among the many stories covered ...
American Carnage?: One Year of 'Trump Justice': 'BradCast' 1/24/2018 25.1.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we celebrate The BRAD BLOG's 14th anniversary of independent investigative blogging, journalism, broadcasting, trouble-making and muck-raking! Thanks to those who've stopped by BradBlog.com/Donate to help us continue into our 15th year! If you haven't done so yet, what's stopping you? We really need your help! [Audio link ...
Stormy Weather: Trump Hit With Campaign Finance Complaints for 2016 Porn Star Payoff: 'BradCast' 1/23/2018 24.1.2018 BradBlog
Did Donald Trump or the Trump Campaign or the Trump Organization violate federal law in a hush money payoff to a porn star? On today's BradCast, we speak with the lawyer from a good-government group that has now filed complaints with the Federal Elections Commission and Dept. of Justice to ...
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Dems' Shutdown Letdown and Other Important News of the Day: 'BradCast' 1/22/2018 23.1.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Trying to make sense of the Senate Democrats' decision on Monday to vote in favor of re-opening the federal government, following Friday's vote that resulted in a short shutdown over the weekend. Callers ring in on that today, the Women's March over the weekend, and a number ...
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'We Are in a Reverse Democracy Right Now'': 'BradCast' 1/19/2018 20.1.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we're still fighting for the right to vote and to have that vote counted, 60 years after MLK's "Give Us the Ballot" speech, 50 years after the passage of the hard-won Voting Rights Act, 4 years after the U.S. Supreme Court gutted it, and one day after ...
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Dems Lend Trump a Helping Hand on Warrantless Surveillance of Americans: 'BradCast' 1/17/2018 18.1.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Donald Trump and his Great American Shitshow continues today, though he has now received a very helpful hand from Congressional Democrats, for reasons that may beggar the imagination. [Audio link to show is posted below.] First up today, a quick word on the allegations regarding $130k in hush ...
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'Reshuffling the Decks' on Gun Safety, Marijuana, Immigration in 2018: 'BradCast' 1/16/2018 17.1.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, the consequences of elections, from D.C. on immigration, to VA and NJ on gun safety legislation, and across both D.C. and dozens of states when it comes to marijuana policy under Trump's Attorney General. [Audio link to show is posted below.] The White House, lawmakers and corporate media ...
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Trump is a Symptom, Not the Disease: 'BradCast' 1/12/2018 13.1.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Buckle up, and maybe take a few pre-emptive antibiotics just for safety. [Audio link to show follows below.] We begin with a few responses to the racist President of the United States Donald Trump's reported description of Haiti, El Salvador and Africa nations as "shithole countries". As a ...
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