4-29-08 Politics and Military

Conservative Commentary with Alan Keyes
Keyes Alan Keyes joins Political Pistachio’s Conservative Commentary. Alan Keyes has announced a break with the GOP. He is a conservative, Christian, and Reaganite. . . and his influence in Conservatism is felt across the board. Alan Keyes is an American political activist, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office. He ran for President of the United States in 1996, 2000 and 2008, and for the U.S. Senate in 1988, 1992, and 2004 as a Republican. Keyes served in the U.S. Foreign Service, was appointed Ambassador to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations under President Ronald Reagan, and served as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from 1985 to 1987.
Today @ 10pm ET / 7pm PT

The Re-Establishment of U.S. 4th Fleet
The Department of Defense (DoD) Bloggers’ Roundtable connects bloggers and online journalists with DoD civilian and military leaders and subject matter experts. Today’s topic, the re-establishment of U.S. 4th Fleet, is covered by Rear Admiral James W. Stevenson, Jr., USN Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command. The Roundtable provides source material where available, including audio, photo, video, transcripts, biographies and related fact sheets.
Today @ 1pm ET / 10am PT

Knit Knitting from Baghdad
Think you have a hard time finding yarn? Join BlogTalkRadio host Shannon Okey on The Knitgrrl Show today to hear about knitting – live from Baghdad. This special edition of The Knitgrrl welcomes US Army specialist Lorie Jewell from Baghdad. Lorie and her knitting friends will discuss what it’s like to knit – and live – in the Green Zone. Shannon is the author, co-author or editor of more than ten fiber- and fabric-related books; Knitgrrl.com, her fiber arts website; a columnist for knit.1 magazine; a frequent contributor to other crafty magazines; and a co-owner of Stitch Cleveland.
Tonight @ 11pm ET / 8pm PT

The Real McCain
Real McCain BookAuthor and Democratic consultant Cliff Schecter will join Adam and David for an exclusive interview regarding his new book, “The Real McCain: Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Him and Why Independents Shouldn’t.” Cliff Schecter is a veteran campaign strategist and political commentator, whose work has been featured in a variety of publications including The Miami Herald, The American Prospect, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Fordham Urban Law Journal, The Sacramento Bee and Salon.com. He writes a weekly satirical column each Friday called “Cliff’s Corner,” summarizing the week’s most ridiculous events for AMERICAblog.
Wednesday @ 4pm ET / 1pm PT

Cindy Sheehan Anti-war Candidate for Congress
Anti-war Independent Candidate for Congress Cindy Sheehan joins the Blue Barn Posse for a LIVE interactive interview. Callers are encouraged as this anti-war icon gives BlogTalkRadio an exclusive interview.
Wednesday @ 1pm ET / 10am PT

PTSD and the Military Spouse
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the Military Spouse: What You Need to Know! PTSD is affecting our service members, yes, even Navy Sailors, so Navy Homefront Talk welcomes Dr. Bridget Cantrell, the foremost authority on PTSD and co-author of “Turning Your Heart Toward Home.” Spouses need to know what it is, how to recognize it, what can be done and what resources are available to for both the service member and the spouse. You need to hear this broadcast – yes, it is that important!
Wednesday @ 9pm ET / 6pm PT

Jill Stevens Miss Utah – Model Soldier
Beauty Pageants & Boot Camp are not usually two words you hear in the same sentence, but for Sgt. Jill Stevens it is very much a reality. This Thursday, ASY Live welcomes Army Sergeant and former Miss Utah, Jill Stevens, as she talks about her work with an Afghanistan Orphanage Project. Hear how she seeks to inspire young women to remain open to new challenges and opportunities. Don’t miss this unique show.
Thursday @ 2pm ET / 11am PT

Escape from an Arab Marriage
No Compromise Radio welcomes “Cassandra” who writes “Escape from an Arab Marriage” under a pseudonym to avoid assassination by Muslim terrorists who consider it “blasphemy” when truths are told about Islam, especially by women. She was married to an Arab, and lived among Muslims for several tumultuous years. She has pursued research into ideological Islam, and the growing terrorist threat around the world.
Thursday @ 3pm ET / 12pm PT

Col. Bruce Clarke’s Expendable Warriors
Heading Right with Media Lizzy welcomes Col. Bruce B. G. Clarke, USA Retired, to discuss his breathtaking book – “Expendable Warriors: The Battle of Khe Sanh & the Vietnam War.” Col. Clarke was one of MNF Iraq Commanding General David Petraeus’ instructors at West Point, so Lizzy will discuss Petraeus’ back story whilst discussing the battlefield decisions that transform history, as well as compare civilian leadership during Vietnam with today’s leaders in Iraq.
Friday @ 3pm ET / 12pm PT


Pennsylvania Post-Primary Punditry
Following an appearance on NPR’s News and Notes, host Kevin Ross hosted his take on the Pennsylvania primaries.

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