Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Big Dan's Big News Feb 12, 2008, Is Hillary Toast?

(...still being updated...)

● This year, every state matters. Even D.C. matters. The margin of Obama's victories tonight in D.C., Maryland and especially Virginia are nothing short of astonishing. He won across demographics. And, he beat expectations -- even the very high expectations that were being set over the past couple of days. (bd: Is Hillary slowly "toasting" or "becoming toast"?.

● Analysis: Facing losses, Clinton recasts

● Can Clinton's campaign survive more bad news?. Is Hillary Clinton momentum-proof? That pivotal question looms large over the political landscape, now that Barack Obama appears on the verge of breaking the long stalemate in the Democratic presidential campaign.

● Why the Media and Independent Voters Need to Break Up with McCain. MediaCulture: The straight-shooting John McCain people fell in love with in 2000 is no more.

● Clinton Loses Virginia, Maryland, DC.
Election 2008: Ohio and Texas could be make-it-or-break-it.

● Recount news from NH - It's not over

● WellPoint/Blue Cross now want to be even creepier as they are asking medical doctors to spy on patients and report back to the corporate offices. (bd: Not that anyone gives a shit! No one seems to care about my previous post where our congress granted telecom immunity! Just keep not caring! Ever hear of the story of the frog in the pot of slowly boiling water?).

● U.S. Rep. Albert R. Wynn (D) conceded a short time ago after losing to Prince George's County lawyer Donna F. Edwards. (bd: Ah! A bright light in the darkness! Donna F. Edwards is a REAL progressive! Check her out!).

● Florida Police Dump Quadriplegic Man From His Wheelchair

● Military suicides: Is active duty stress leading to tragedy for Guard, Reserve?

● Writers union votes to end strike. Writers will resume work Wednesday, ending the three-month walkout.

● A Bush administration plan to crack down on contract fraud has a multibillion-dollar loophole: The proposal to force companies to report abuse of taxpayer money will not apply to work overseas, including projects to secure and rebuild Iraq and Afghanistan. (bd: Does anyone care anymore? Just continue to play with your iPods!).

● Valerie Plame Wilson Describes Sibel Edmonds Disclosures as 'Stunning'. Says She Has Been Following Recent Blockbuster Series in British Paper Concerning U.S. Nuclear Secrets Espionage, Allegations That Her Cover Company, Brewster Jennings, Was Exposed by a Former High-Ranking State Department Official as Far Back as 2001...

● Government Suppresses Major Public Health Report. Health and Wellness: The public has been denied important information on the link between pollution and health problems including lung, colon and breast cancer. (bd: Nothing to see here! Keep playing with your text messaging!).

● Is this Justice? US accused of using 'Kangaroo Court' to try Men accused of Role in September 11 Attacks

● A Short Discourse On Military Recruiting And Freedom Of Speech

● Britain ‘Concerned’ Over U.S. Use Of Torture Evidence In 9/11 Trials

● If the Republic Had Not Died a Long Time Ago, This Indeed Would be the Death of the Republic

● Amnesty Day for Bush and lawbreaking telecoms

● McCain/Republicans Vote In Lockstep To Grant Telecom Immunity
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