The BRAD BLOG http://bradblog.com Because it's not about Right or Left, it's about Right and Wrong! Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:50:02 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en GOP Keeps Cheating to Win: 'BradCast' 2/20/2018 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 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12482 'Green News Report' - February 20, 2018 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt under scrutiny for first-class air travel; EPA enforcement against polluters is down -- way down; Judge rules against Trump's Dept. of Energy; PLUS: Surprise -- deodorants, perfumes, paints and pesticides are all contributing to air pollution... All that and more in today's ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12480 The Truth About Our Computerized Election Systems [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 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12479 Sunday Toons of the 'Keepin' Bear' Moment * * * Perry Dorrell blogs as PDiddie at Brains and Eggs, usually on topics concerning the strange brew of Texas politics. He's also on Twitter @PDiddie. http://bradblog.com/?p=12478 Real Guns, Fake News, New Russia Indictments: 'BradCast' 2/16/2018 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 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12477 NRA 'Blood Money' and Weapons 'Designed to Bring Pure Hell and Fury': 'BradCast' 2/15/2018 On today's BradCast: Our coverage continues of Wednesday's bloodbath at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 were killed and 13 remain hospitalized today, following the nation's most deadly school shooting since Newton, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in 2012. [Audio link to full show ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12476 'Green News Report' - February 15, 2018 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. intelligence agencies contradict the Trump Administration on climate risks; ExxonMobil counter-sues against climate change lawsuits; Trump repeals Obama-era methane rule; Broadcast news failing to inform the public about the real-life impacts of climate change; PLUS: The Queen of England has had it with single-use plastic ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12475 'This Happens Nowhere Else Other Than the United States of America': 'BradCast' 2/14/2018 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 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12474 A 'Paper Ballot' is Not Enough (But It's a Start): 'BradCast' 2/13/2018 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 ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12473 'Green News Report' - February 13, 2018 IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump's infrastructure proposal scam shifts costs onto states and cities, guts clean water and clean air regulations; Puerto Rico suffers a new blackout; Sea level rise is accelerating; PLUS: Tesla and South Australia team up to build the world's largest virtual power plant... All that and ... http://bradblog.com/?p=12472