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Lawyers, Guns, and Voting: 'BradCast' 5/2/2016 3.5.2016 BradBlog
Today on The BradCast, we catch up on a number of stories -- amusing, disturbing and otherwise -- from late last week, over the weekend, and today, in advance of tomorrow's big Primary election in Indiana. [Audio link to the show follows below.] Among the stories covered on today's program... Satan's minions ...
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AZ Primary Lawsuit Dismissed; 'Disappearing' Unverifiable Votes in DE: 'BradCast' 4/28/2016 29.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, the "election nightmares" continue. We get an explanation, of sorts, about the mysterious "disappearing" Sanders votes in Sussex County, DE on Tuesday night, and one of the two lawsuits filed after Maricopa County (Phoenix), AZ's disastrous March 22nd Primary is dismissed by a local judge. First up, after ...
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Blowback in NC, Calls for Hand-counts in NY: 'BradCast' 4/26/2016 27.4.2016 BradBlog
Today on The BradCast, as voters head to the polls in MD, CT, RI, DE and PA (where there are already reports of problems on the state's 100% unverifiable touch-screen voting systems), some voters are petitioning NY for a partial hand-count of the paper ballots from last week's troubled Presidential ...
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Cruz, Kasich Join Forces Against Trump and Some News That Actually Matters: 'BradCast' 4/25/2016 26.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast [audio link below] we return to Republican Presidential politics for the first time in a while, as Ted Cruz and John Kasich announce a plan to team up, sort of, against Donald Trump. (Good luck with that.) But, first, a few stories that haven't received nearly the ...
'Gyrocopter Guy' Sentenced, Loses Voting Rights for Campaign Finance Protest: 'BradCast' 4/22/2016 23.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, 200k former felons get their voting rights back in Virginia, even as one protester for campaign finance reform loses his right to vote after being sentenced for a federal felony. In a surprise announcement today, citing long-standing post-Civil War restrictions meant to keep African-American voters away from the ...
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Time to Open Our Nomination System to All Voters?: 'BradCast' 4/21/2016 22.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Tragic breaking news, ridiculous wingnut 'outrage', good news for Maryland voters, and, perhaps, a better way to nominate public officials. [Audio link to the full show is posted below.] First up, coverage of the shocking loss of musical icon Prince, whose death today at age 57 at his ...
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NY Primary Results, Concerns, Investigations, Callers and Much More: 'BradCast' 4/20/2016 21.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast we cover Tuesday's Presidential Primary in New York, from the reported results (huge margins for both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton), to concerns about the accuracy of results, to the multiple official probes that have now been promised by the state Attorney General and the NYC Comptroller. Those ...
NY Primary Voting Problems (Real and Fake); Prison Industrial Scam Bites MS 'Conservatives': 'BradCast' 4/19/2016 20.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, voter head to the polls in the New York Presidential Primary and encounter yet another electoral mess, while down in Mississippi, the decades-long false 'promises' of the Prison Industrial Complex come back to bite local jurisdictions in the ass. First up, it's like clockwork, and just as we ...
Some Good News on Voting Rights, Some Concerns About NY's Presidential Primary: 'BradCast' 4/18/2016 19.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we begin with a late update on the weekend's devastating earthquake in Ecuador and the failure of oil producing nations to reach an agreement to cut production (in hopes of raising worldwide oil prices). Then, we move on to domestic politics, with Republican Presidential candidate Ted Cruz once ...
Brooklyn Brawl: Gloves Really Off This Time at Clinton/Sanders' NY Debate: 'BradCast' 4/15/2016 16.4.2016 BradBlog
Today on The BradCast, after several weeks without one, the two Democratic Presidential candidates squared off for another debate, this time in Brooklyn in advance of next week's critical Primary election in the state New York. This time, the gloves really did come off -- and not just in a pretend, ...
Unrigging the System: 'BradCast' 4/14/2016 15.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we catch up on a number of items in the news, almost all of which underscore a rigged system in the U.S. and the need to unrig it. From the new effort by more than 100 bipartisan state Attorneys General to see former AL Gov. Don Siegelman (D) ...
Wyoming Dems' Exec Director Responds to Caucus 'Surrogate Vote' Concerns: 'BradCast' 4/13/2016 14.4.2016 BradBlog
Today on The BradCast, among a lot of other stuff, we have exclusive comment from the Wyoming state Democratic Party Executive Director in response to concerns from Bernie Sanders supporters about the reportedly large number of "surrogate" ballots cast for Hillary Clinton. First up, after some 400 arrests at the nation's ...
400 'Democracy Spring' Protesters Arrested in Peaceful Call for Electoral Reform at U.S. Capitol: 'BradCast' 4/11/2016 12.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, hundreds of demonstrators were arrested today at the nation's Capitol during a peaceful sit-in protest demand reforms to the U.S. electoral system. Also today, we cover a number of other breaking news items and the weekend's Presidential nominating events, including results and concerns about the Democratic caucuses ...
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Democracy, Elections and Big Ideas Matter: 'BradCast' 4/8/2016 9.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we catch up on a lot of news, polls, twists and turns -- most of which underscore, yet again, why elections and representative democracy matter...no matter what the corporate "news" media tries to tell ya. Among the stories covered on today's thrilling episode!... New polls find, once again, that ...
On Blankenship's One-Year Sentence, Coal Country Devastation, the Mythical 'War on Coal': 'BradCast' 4/7/2016 8.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, a former Wisconsin State Senate official says GOP Photo ID voter suppression led him to leave the party; And Don Blankenship, West Virginia's "Dark Lord of Coal Country" is sentenced to just one year in prison for acts leading to the deaths of 29 miners. [Audio link ...
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Predictable Landslides and Voting Disasters in WI (Both Still Largely Ignored by Corporate Media): 'BradCast' 4/6/2016 7.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, we cover the results, the fallout and the voting disasters from Tuesday's Primary Election in Wisconsin -- the most important parts of which continue to be ignored by the bulk of the corporate mainstream media. First up (after a bit of breaking news out of West Virginia), both ...
'The Power of Activism': $15 Minimum Wage Rises in CA, NY, Elsewhere: 'BradCast' 4/5/2016 6.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: All too predictable voting problems in the state of Wisconsin and in St. Louis, MO today; MSNBC responds to our request for comment on why Bernie Sanders received short shrift on Rachel Maddow's show last night, on the eve of the crucial Badger State primary; And we ...
'One Person, One Vote' Wins at SCOTUS, But Voters in WI Not So Lucky: 'BradCast' 4/4/2016 5.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, more surprisingly good news from the U.S. Supreme Court for voters, and more concerns for the ability of those voters to cast a vote at all in the state of Wisconsin in tomorrow's crucial Primary Election in the Badger State. [Audio link to complete show follows below.] First ...
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Trouble Ahead: 'BradCast' 4/1/2016 2.4.2016 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, several ominous signs for the days ahead -- for Wisconsin voters, for RNC convention goers, and for all the rest of us... In WI, voter registration and DMV computers go down just days before the crucial primary elections when some 300,000 legally registered voters could find themselves unable ...
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'Unprecedented': Dr. Michael E. Mann on Stunning New Global Heat Records: 'BradCast' 3/31/2016 1.4.2016 BradBlog
Fighting to keep our eyes on stuff that matters, on today's BradCast we cover several new concerns for voters in upcoming Presidential primary elections in WI, NY and D.C., as well as some surprising new poll numbers, before moving on to the most important story of our time. [Audio link ...
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