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Gianforte Wins in MT Despite Assault Charge; Longtime Voting Rights Group Forced to Close: 'BradCast' 5/26/2017 27.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, the Trump-toxified GOP appears to have abandoned all pretense of "values" and "personal responsibility" to elect someone to federal office even after he violently assaulted a journalist on the Eve of the Election. And a longtime voting rights group announces they are forced to shutter their doors ...
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Gianforte's Monumental Montana Meltdown (And Ryan's Cowardly Constitutional Dodge): 'BradCast' 5/25/2017 26.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, one of the most amazing candidate meltdowns ever seen (or, in this case, heard) and how the Speaker of the House hopes to look the other way in the event that he wins anyway. But that's just the tip of today's news iceberg(s). [Audio link to show ...
Big Dem Wins in Special Elections; CBO Finds GOP 'Healthcare' Bill Still Deadly: 'BradCast' 5/24/2017 25.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, big wins for Democrats in very Republican districts, more trouble for the GOP as the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) finally scores the House healthcare bill, and trouble likely ahead for still-divided Democrats. [Audio link to full show is posted below.] As Republicans struggle to pass any major legislation ...
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Trump's $2 TRILLION 'Bernie Madoff-Level Budget Fraud': 'BradCast' 5/23/2017 24.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, the Trump Administration introduces what economists -- on both the Right and Left -- are describing as a massive 2 trillion dollar accounting error (or, less generously, 'fraudulent' numbers) in their new budget proposal introduced today. And we get caught up on the latest late updates on ...
The Surreal if 'Clear and Present Danger' of Donald Trump: 'BradCast' 5/22/2017 23.5.2017 BradBlog
The new Twin Peaks (which is excellent, by the way!) may be less surreal than the latest goings on inside our current White House. On today's BradCast, the latest news on the ever unfolding investigations into Team Trump and on his overseas trip (stories Trump already managed to conflate today), ...
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Making Sense of (& Surviving) President Goldfish: 'BradCast' 5/15/2017 16.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Our friend David Roberts of Vox.com on making sense of Donald Trump's seemingly senseless decision making process -- and, somehow, learning to live with it and/or contain the damage. [Audio link to show follows below.] But, first up today, some good news! The U.S. Supreme Court has ...
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How Mike Pence Helped Suppress the Indiana Vote in the 2016 Election: 'BradCast' 5/12/2017 13.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: The story of Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey turns even more bizarre and takes a decidedly thuggish turn (don't worry, you're President is 'not a crook') and Vice President Mike Pence gets tapped to head Trump's new "voter fraud" commission, despite his own (much ...
'A Full-Blown Constitutional Crisis' or Just Another Day on Planet Trump?: 'BradCast' 5/10/2017 11.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, as you might have guessed, we pick up on the news that broke mid-show yesterday of Donald Trump's stunning and sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey, while the fallout and reeling continues in D.C. and across the nation today. [Audio link to show follows below.] The pretext ...
BREAKING: COMEY FIRED; Also: GOP Photo ID Laws Suppressed 2016 Turnout, Helped Trump Take WI: 'BradCast' 5/9/2017 10.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: The stunning breaking news that FBI Director James Comey has been fired by Donald Trump hits smack dab in the middle of today's show. Other than that, we also cover a whole bunch of other noteworthy stuff today, including... South Korea elects liberal candidate who wants to open relations ...
'Green News Report' - May 9, 2017 9.5.2017 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: France votes for climate action in Presidential election; Wildfires force evacuations in Florida and Georgia; Extreme storms and flooding kill 13 in the Midwest; Time is running out to speak up for EPA regulations you'd like to keep; PLUS: Conservative climate group trolls Trump on climate ...
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GA-06 Election Night Tabulation Failure Analysis Finds 'Critical Security Flaws': 'BradCast' 5/8/2017 9.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: A new technical analysis of the root causes of the Election Night tabulation disaster that halted counting during the U.S. House primary special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District last month finds several "critical security flaws" in the computerized tabulation system that, the reports authors find, could ...
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New Phoenix Election Chief Says 'Nearly 91,000' Citizens Left Off Voter Rolls: 'BradCast' 5/5/2017 6.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, the new election chief in Maricopa County (Phoenix), AZ has discovered tens of thousands of voter registration forms from citizens who, he says, are otherwise eligible to vote, but were never added to the voting rolls by his predecessor, due to what he describes as an unconstitutional ...
'Really Bad or Catastrophic?': Comey on Choice to Announce Reopening of Clinton Probe Last Year: 'BradCast' 5/3/2017 4.5.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, Hillary Clinton and FBI Director James Comey are both still explaining what exactly happened last year, and callers ring in with lots of thoughts on both of them. [Audio link to show follows below.] Comey returned to Congress on Wednesday to testify before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee ...
GA Blocks New Voter Registrations in Advance of U.S. House Run-off Election: 'BradCast' 4/21/2017 22.4.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, more Republican efforts to keep (certain) voters from voting in several states where demographics are quickly moving against them, and they're beginning to get very worried, for good reason, in advance of 2018 -- but even ahead of the important U.S. House special election run-off election set ...
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100% Unverifiable Diebold Touchscreens Save the Day for GOP in GA06!: 'BradCast' 4/19/2017 20.4.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, not that we enjoy saying "we told ya so," but, yeah, another election result goes south on 100% unverifiable Diebold touch-screen systems in a key election for Democrats, as we've been warning for weeks (years, really). And, yes, the disgraced Bill O'Reilly has finally been fired by ...
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'Technical Difficulties' Slow Vote Tabulation In Georgia's Sixth District 19.4.2017 Crooks Liars
Democrat Jon Ossoff is, at the very least, in a runoff with Karen Handel of Susan G. Komen Foundation fame. There was an outside chance that he might have had that 50 percent +1 vote, but then some "technical difficulties" hit, and everything ground to a halt. Via Twitter: JUST IN: Rare data error from one of the cards means Fulton Co. will have to manually go through hundreds of cards to find the culprit. At the time that announcement came through, Ossoff had 50.3 percent of the vote. While it was widely expected that the remaining Fulton County votes would probably split in a way that would lead to a runoff, nothing was certain. And there's this, which is kind of weird. As of this ...
Death and Democracy: 'BradCast' 4/18/2017 19.4.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast: Voting and killing. Voting and killing. The world sure seems to be doing a lot of each these days, especially the U.S. (particularly when it comes to the killing part, anyway.) [Audio link to complete show follows below.] First up today, an obnoxiously arrogant (and hypocritical) comment ...
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Cyberwarfare v. North Korea?; And Dems to 'Vote Their Ossoff' in GA's Special U.S. House Election: 'BradCast' 4/17/2017 18.4.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, with the world on pins-and-needles over the weekend, thermo-nuclear war has been averted on the Korean Peninsula -- at least for the moment. And voters in Georgia head to the polls again on Tuesday for a U.S. House special election, in which they have the opportunity, again, ...
Repubs (Barely) Squeak By in KS; Federal Court (Again) Finds TX Intentionally Discriminated: 'BradCast' 4/12/2017 13.4.2017 BradBlog
With special elections for the U.S. House under way (yesterday in Kansas, next week in Georgia, for a start), new voting restrictions being put in place by Republicans in Iowa, and a federal court slapping down Texas Republican's voting laws as racially discriminatory yet again, it looks like we're fully ...
Trump's Dangerous Escalation Against N. Korea: 'BradCast' 4/11/2017 12.4.2017 BradBlog
On today's BradCast, rising tensions and ratcheted up concerns about Donald Trump's escalating saber rattling against North Korea, even as Americans head to the polls in disapproval of the Administration for the first federal elections of the Trump Era. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said something incredibly stupid today. And ...
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