Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Big Dan's Big News Apr 1, 2008; April Fool's Day! Obama & Hillary are in Wilkes-Barre right now!

Special commentary by Big Dan: "WILK callers have a problem with Sen. Casey saying he wasn't going to endorse anyone, and then endorsing Obama...but have no problem with Hillary saying she was under sniper fire in Bosnia! Hillary mis-spoke...Casey didn't!"

Click below to hear NEPA's WILK local radio coverage of Obama & Hillary in Wilkes-Barre & Dunmore today! You won't hear this anywhere in the nation, only here!

Listen LIVE! To NEPA's local radio coverage of Hillary & Obama today!

Breaking News: Obama begins speech inside Marts Center. Obama supporters are filling the lull before the senator's speech with quick bursts of chants inspired by the candidate's name and campaign slogans. "Fired up." "Ready to go." "Yes we can! Yes we can!" "O - BAM - A. O - BAM -A"

WILKES-BARRE — People of all demographics lined up at Sen. Barack Obama’s headquarters on South Main Street on Monday to pick up tickets to see the Democratic presidential candidate today at Wilkes University, the same day that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak at King’s College.


Obama bus tour looks for NEPA voters to join ride. ALLENTOWN — Barack Obama’s tour of introduction to Pennsylvania voters rolls into Dunmore and Wilkes-Barre today, with the Illinois senator preaching change, healing and a new politics.

Wilkes crowd ready for Obama

W-B: Dem Party central . WILKES-BARRE – For the second time during the Democratic presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama will make public appearances in the same city on the same day.


Democracy NOW!:

Military Considers Recruiting & Hiring Bloggers

In media news, new questions are being raised over the relationship between the Pentagon and bloggers. Wired.com has uncovered a 2006 study written for the U.S. Special Operations Command that suggests the military should clandestinely recruit or hire prominent bloggers. The report stated “Hiring a block of bloggers to verbally attack a specific person or promote a specific message may be worth considering.” The report also suggested the Pentagon hack blogs that promote messages that are antithetical to U.S. interests. The report went on to say: "Hacking the site and subtly changing the messages and data—merely a few words or phrases—may be sufficient to begin destroying the blogger’s credibility with the audience. "

A study, written for U.S. Special Operations Command, suggested "clandestinely recruiting or hiring prominent bloggers."


Other News:

According to AAA, retail gasoline prices set a new record in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area over the weekend, with unleaded regular averaging $3.28 per gallon. The previous record, set in September 2005 following Hurricane Katrina, was $3.26 per gallon.

Schwarzenegger Aide: McCain’s Climate Plan Gets An ‘F’

McCain Re-Embraces Supply-Side Theories That Are ‘Beyond The Reach Of Economic Science’

Evidence That the CIA Murdered RFK. A new BBC documentary supports the conclusion that the CIA planned and executed the assassination of Robert Kennedy. The new video and photographic evidence -- the result of a three year long investigation --"puts three senior CIA operatives" at the scene of the murder.

Undisputed Facts Point to the Controlled Demolition of WTC 7

Is an International Financial Conspiracy Driving World Events?

Global Gridlock: How the US Military-Industrial Complex Seeks to Contain and Control the Earth and it’s Eco-System

Financial Meltdown: U.S. Treasury Regulatory Reform Proposals: Hapless, Helpless, Hopeless

April Fools: The Fox To Guard The Banking Henhouse

New World Order. A Planned World Economy

Republicans and “Free Market” Zealots Bring Death to America. by Paul Craig Roberts...former REPUBLICAN official under Reagan!

Home Price Decline Steepest in 21 Years


Democracy NOW! DISH channels 9410 & 9415, DirecTV channel 275:

EXCLUSIVE…Bush’s Law: Eric Lichtblau on Exposing the NSA’s Warrantless Wiretapping Program and How the White House Pressured the New York Times to Kill the Story

In a national broadcast exclusive, we speak with New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau about his new book, Bush’s Law: The Remaking of American Justice. Lichtblau won the Pulitzer Prize for exposing the Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program in December 2005. He reveals the inside story of the New York Times’s decision to delay publication of the story for more than a year after intense lobbying from the White House.

DN! transcript or DN! video
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