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Senate Confirms Climate Science Denier as NASA Chief: 'BradCast' 4/19/2018 20.4.2018 BradBlog
Several stories -- pretty much all of them -- on today's BradCast, serve as trenchant reminders of the importance of elections, particularly with majority control of the U.S. Senate now hanging in the balance in this November's mid-terms. [Audio link to show follows below.] Among the stories both covered and elucidated ...
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'Dark Lord of Coal Country' Rising, GOP Panicking Before U.S. Senate Primary in West Virginia: 'BradCast' 4/18/2018 19.4.2018 BradBlog
Yes, my guest argues on today's BradCast, West Virginia Republicans may very well nominate a man just out of jail on charges related to the deaths of 29 coal miners to be their nominee for the U.S. Senate this year. [Audio link to show is posted below below.] But, before we ...
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'Corrupt Intent': 'BradCast' 4/17/2018 18.4.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: It's Tax Day! Donald Trump is trying to celebrate his massive tax cut for the rich, but not many are dumb enough to actually believe him. Not with White House staffers and Republicans in Congress leaving in droves, and legal trouble getting ever closer to the ...
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As Trump Goes Ugly, How Dems Can 'Fight Dirty' to Win for the Country: 'BradCast' 4/13/2018 14.4.2018 BradBlog
On one of the ugliest political days in recent memory (and they are likely to get still uglier -- and deadlier, as Trump launches a military attack against Syria moments ago), we fight our way on today's BradCast, out of the slime to look beyond the near horizon for how ...
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Mattis: U.S. Lacks 'Actual Evidence' of Alleged Syrian Chemical Attack: 'BradCast' 4/12/2018 13.4.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, it's like deja vu all over again. But with a Commander-in-Chief who is completely clueless about any of it and powerful adversaries who claim they are prepared to shoot back. [Audio link to show follows below.] The President of the United States has no idea what he's doing, ...
Michael Cohen Offices Raided; Rick Scott to Run for Senate, While Blocking 1.5M from Voter Rolls: 'BradCast' 4/9/2018 10.4.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: A lot of breaking news, accompanied by some actual Donald Trump 'fire and fury' today and callers who ring in on all of it. [Audio link to show is posted below.] Among the stories covered on today's program... The legal offices and residences of Donald Trump's personal friend, business ...
'First Genuinely Good Election Night for Wisconsin Progressives' in Years: 'BradCast' 4/4/2018 5.4.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: It was a huge night in Wisconsin on Tuesday, as a progressive candidate for the state Supreme Court trounced a so-called 'conservative' who was backed by another full court press by state and national GOP groups. [Audio link to show follows below.] It was the first such victory ...
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Why Sinclair Broadcasting 'Is Extremely Dangerous To Our Democracy': 'BradCast' 4/3/2018 4.4.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Good news for voters in two separate federal court cases concerning the National Voter Registration Act, and bad news for democracy, as a rightwing media outlet is using trusted local television anchors -- and our public airwaves -- to deceptively promote the Trump Agenda. [Audio link to ...
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Barcoded BMD 'Paper Ballot' Bill Dies in Georgia!: 'BradCast' 3/30/2018 31.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Great news for a change, with a big victory for voters in Georgia! [Audio link to show is posted below.] After what seemed impossibly long odds just days ago, a bill that would have moved the state from 100% unverifiable touch-screen Direct Recording Electronic (DRE) voting devices to ...
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SCOTUS May Allow Partisan Gerrymanders for Yet Another Generation: 'BradCast' 3/29/2018 30.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: The GOP war on democracy and the judicial branch continue today, with a noteworthy lost battle in Wisconsin, an imbecilic turn of events in Maine, and a continuing hung jury in the U.S. Supreme Court. [Audio link to show follows below.] First today, Austin's police chief finally describes ...
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Rigging the Census and the Trump/GOP War on Democracy and the Courts: 'BradCast' 3/28/2018 29.3.2018 BradBlog
Lots of breaking news on today's BradCast, and a look at the real reasons the Trump Administration has now added a new question on citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census. But, don't worry. It all ends with a song! [Audio link to today's show follows below.] First up: the never-ending Executive ...
Barcoded BMD Ballot Battle in GA as Legislative Session Nears End: 'BradCast' 3/27/2018 28.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: the Overton Window regarding gun safety reform may have just taken a dramatic lurch towards "the left". And, then, the heated battle to block a new 100% unverifiable computer voting system (disguised as a "paper ballot" system) from being implemented in Georgia reaches a climax, as this ...
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Stormy's Threat Claim, Cohen's Bizarre Response, Trump's Documented History of Thuggish Threats: 'BradCast' 3/26/2018 27.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: The allegation made by adult film actress Stormy Daniels that someone associated with Donald Trump physically threatened her, appears to track quite well with decades of similar allegations made by those who Trump, at one point, believed to have cross him. [Audio link to today's show follows ...
Congress Finds, Funds Wrong Solution to U.S. Election Vulnerabilities: 'BradCast' 3/22/2018 23.3.2018 BradBlog
Before Thursday's late bombshell news that Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster is being replaced by hard-right Fox "News" neo-con wingnut John Bolton, we covered a number of stories on today's -- at times maddening, sad, frightening (and occasionally humorous and encouraging) -- BradCast. Among them... The Dow plunges more than 700 ...
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Tough Day for Progressives in Illinois Primaries, Paper Ballot Scanning Fails in DuPage County: 'BradCast' 3/21/2018 22.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: An actual Nazi won the Republican Party nomination for a U.S. House seat on Tuesday in Illinois' 2018 mid-term primaries. But, while Democratic turnout was way up, progressive candidates on the 'blue' team did less well than hoped, according to the reported results. And, once again, there ...
Thin-Skinned President Blocks Americans on Twitter, Gets Sued For It: 'BradCast' 3/20/2018 21.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: What happens when the President of the United States blocks you on Twitter? How about when the President blocks a journalist? Does that violate an American's First Amendment free speech rights or Constitutional protections granted to the press? Our guest today thinks so, and is one ...
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SCOTUS Ends PA Gerrymander Hopes; IL Goes to the Polls; Trump Tests Waters for Firing Mueller: 'BradCast' 3/19/2018 20.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: We have a lot to catch up from over the weekend, and callers with lots of opinions to go with it. [Audio link to show follows below.] But, first up today, both a Republican federal court panel and the U.S. Supreme Court both rejected Pennsylvania Republican lawmaker's last ...
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Senate Democrats Vote to Gut Dodd-Frank (and Other Disasters of the Day): 'BradCast' 3/15/2018 16.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Why in the world did 16 U.S. Senate Democrats vote in favor of gutting central provisions of the Dodd-Frank banking reform bill, as originally put in place by Congress after the 2008 global financial meltdown to avoid another such catastrophe? That and many other disasters covered on ...
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Spinning v. Winning: BradCast 3/14/2018 15.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: It was a nail-biter on Tuesday night in the U.S. House Special Election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District between Democrat Conor Lamb and Republican Rick Saccone. And there is much spinning on Wednesday morning. [Audio link to show follows below.] Lamb has declared victory, (as has the NY ...
The Battle Against Barcoded 'Paper Ballots' in GA, L.A. and Everywhere Else: 'BradCast' 3/12/2018 13.3.2018 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: The fight for Election Integrity is often one step forward and two steps back. Don't be fooled by what many are deceptively describing as a move to "paper ballots", when those "paper ballots" aren't really what they are being sold as. [Audio link to show follows below.] First ...
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