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Hillary Clinton's Climate Plan and the Awful Truth About It: 'BradCast' 7/27/2015 28.7.2015 BradBlog
Before we get to Hillary Clinton and the awful truth about her climate plan and climate change itself on today's BradCast, Bernie Sanders is now leading all the major Republicans in national polling now. That's right, in head-to-head national match-ups between the independent U.S. Senator from Vermont and Jeb Bush, Scott ...
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Kansas Sec. of State Kobach Defrauding Voters; FBI Whistleblower Coleen Rowley on 'Terrorism': 'BradCast' 7/23/2015 24.7.2015 BradBlog
A big BradCast today!... First up, Kansas Sec. of State Kris Kobach (R) continues his years-long phony "voter fraud" crusade, but now he's been given more authority to cause even more damage to the fundamental right to vote! After years of blatantly lying about "voter fraud" in the state (which we ...
Who is Gov. John Kasich? And Why the Hell Is He Running for President?: 'BradCast' 7/21/2015 22.7.2015 BradBlog
Today, Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich became the 16th major candidate to enter the GOP race for the 2016 Presidential nomination -- for some reason. On today's BradCast, I'm joined by Buckeye State journalist John Michael Spinelli of Ohio's influential progressive blog Plunderbund.com to discuss the second term Governor's record and ...
Mother of All GOP Voter Suppression Laws on Trial in North Carolina: 'BradCast' 7/17/2015 18.7.2015 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we start where we left off on yesterday's show, regarding Thursday's amazingly corrupt and disturbing ruling in favor of Scott Walker and his cronies -- by the amazingly corrupt Wisconsin Supreme Court -- and how, if Republicans have their way, that ruling may soon enough become the ...
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Walker Wins (Again), Democracy Loses (Again. Big Time.): 'BradCast' 7/16/2015 17.7.2015 BradBlog
I had to ask my guest on today's BradCast whether I was being overly dramatic in seeing today's stunning news from the Wisconsin Supreme Court as "the death of democracy". He did not warn me off that thinking. Before that, however, we quickly covered two other breaking stories today: The verdict ...
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Good Election and Campaign Finance News (Imagine That): 'BradCast' 7/9/2015 10.7.2015 BradBlog
We have a number of encouraging items on today's BradCast, believe it or not, regarding elections and campaign finance for a change. But first today, after an emotional debate in South Carolina, the Confederate flag will finally come down at the state capitol on Friday - clearing the way for debate ...
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'Vultures' Descend on Greece; KS SoS Suppressing Thousands of Voters; Trump 'Fired' But Surging: 'BradCast' 7/1/2015 2.7.2015 BradBlog
Greece is the word! On today's BradCast, financial journalist David Dayen joins us to explain the latest news in the Greek fiscal crisis and how austerity measures being forced on them continue to harm the nation even as the Eurozone and IMF move to make things worse, citizens head to ...
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'A More Perfect Union': 'BradCast' 6/26/2015 27.6.2015 BradBlog
Today's landmark SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality was an extraordinary end to an extraordinary week. So, that what I was more than happy to cover on today's BradCast. Rights win again, as the U.S. Supreme Court finally declares marriage equality to be a fundamental right to Americans in all 50 states ...
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'ObamaCare' Upheld (Again); Scalia Embarrasses Himself (Again); And 2014's Last Remaining Election Challenge: 'BradCast' 6/25/2015 26.6.2015 BradBlog
On today's BradCast...The U.S. Supreme Court announces its decision [PDF] in King v. Burwell, a case that would have gutted the Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare"). As usual, Justice Scalia, on the losing side once again, displayed his extraordinary hypocrisy in his dissent to a case that was stupid to begin ...
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TRUMP-MENTUM! 25.6.2015 BradBlog
You people scoffed -- scoffed! -- when I suggested (along with Heather Digby Parton) that Donald Trump could end up doing very well among the GOP base in the Republican 2016 primary race for President... Who's scoffing now? He’s dismissed by the political professionals, but there is no denying that the appetite ...
The GOP's New 'Frankenstein's Monster': 'BradCast' 6/16/2015 17.6.2015 BradBlog
As I suggested earlier today, I believe Donald Trump just blew up the 2016 Republican Presidential primary, and maybe even the 2016 general election. All bets are off, now that, as our guest on today's BradCast, Heather 'Digby' Parton of Salon and Digby's Hullabalo explains, the very embodiment of the misbegotten ...
'Citizens United' Ain't the Half of It: 'BradCast' 6/15/2015 16.6.2015 BradBlog
On today's BradCast... Jeb Bush makes it official! (But don't notice his brother!) Who could have guessed he'd run, after spending so many months violating federal campaign finance laws? And Hillary launches her campaign with a rally on Roosevelt Island in NY, promising to support a Constitutional amendment to overturn ...
THIS is What's the Matter With Kansas: 'BradCast' 6/12/2015 13.6.2015 BradBlog
It was a major victory (for now) for progressives in the U.S. House hoping to block the TPP trade agreement favored by Obama and the Republicans. On today's BradCast, we explain what actually happened on Friday. (Since all you'll hear from the MSM is how "Obama suffered a humiliating defeat ...
Letter to the Editor of the Moment: Texas GOP's War on Voting While Female 13.6.2015 BradBlog
As you know, last week, Hillary Clinton gave a speech in Texas, calling for expanded early voting in all 50 states and for universal voter registration for all eligible U.S. citizens. During the speech, she also called out some of her potential Republican rivals vying for the GOP's 2016 Presidential ...
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Oversight, Transparency, Journalism and FOIA on Trial in U.S. House: 'BradCast' 6/11/2015 12.6.2015 BradBlog
Lots of breaking news today on The BradCast, including the Cleveland, Ohio court which has now found probable cause to recommend murder charges in the police killing of 12-year old African American Tamir Rice; and, yet another huge security breach at a federal website. (But don't worry, Internet Voting is ...
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Going to Pot and the Dawn of Our New Progressive Age: 'BradCast' 6/5/2015 6.6.2015 BradBlog
You'll be shocked to hear on today's BradCast about the completely predictable blow-back from the GOP after Hillary Clinton displayed the temerity to call for restoring and even expanding voting rights for all American citizens 18 years of age and older. (As we covered in depth on yesterday's BradCast.) Yes, ...
EPA's Fracked Up New Study; Hillary Steps Up on Voting Rights: 'BradCast' 6/4/2015 5.6.2015 BradBlog
Oh, look! NPR says "EPA Finds No Widespread Drinking Water Pollution From Fracking"! Politico reports "EPA: Fracking's no big threat to water"! And wingnut Washington Times declares "EPA: Fracking does harm drinking water"! But is that what the EPA really said in their new draft assessment of the known effects of ...
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Mitch McConnell's 'Freedom' Failure; Judge Mark Fuller's 'Shame': 'BradCast' 6/2/2015 3.6.2015 BradBlog
The USA Freedom Act passes as a long overdue replacement to the Patriot Act. Mitch McConnell weeps and Rand Paul raises money. That's good. But is it a good bill and will it end mass government surveillance by the NSA? Then, we've finally learned if disgraced U.S. District Judge Mark 'Wife-Beater' ...
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TPP Secrets and Roads to Nowhere: 'BradCast' 5/29/2015 30.5.2015 BradBlog
[I'm on the road today, so this BradCast was taped yesterday, just prior to the indictment of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert. For some quick thoughts on that, please see this article from last night. More when we return next week, no doubt. - BF] President Obama says the Trans-Pacific ...
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Montana Fights (for the Nation) Against Lifting Campaign Donation Caps: 'BradCast' 5/28/2015 29.5.2015 BradBlog
Nebraska does it again! The majority-GOP state legislature overrides yet another veto by the state's GOP governor to do the right thing yet again, this time to allow the children of immigrants to obtain drivers' licenses. The latest move by Conservative legislators in the state comes on the heels of ...
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