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LIVE AT FIVE – 07.29.11

Posted on | July 29, 2011 | 6 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Conservative Resistance Sinks Boehner Plan

Speaker of the House John Boehner


President Obama threatens default; PRC criticizes Congress

Prosecutors Say DNA, Sex Tape Implicate Sect Leader
FLDS leader remains silent after discharging attorneys

AWOL Soldier Arrested; Planned Attack On Fort Hood
Muslim soldier arrested after buying weapons, explosives at Lubbock gun shop

Special Ops Commander Says Al-Qaeda Near The End
Expects second-generation terrorists to continue fight



POLITICS
Asthma Attack Slows Christie

Governor Chris Christie, R-NJ

Governor spends several hours in the hospital yesterday but plans to return to work today

Strauss-Kahn Accuser Thanks Supporters

Presidential Historian Indicted For Document Theft


Former NY Governor Pataki Mulls Presidential Run

Freshman Conservative Joe Walsh Allegedly Sued For Child Support; Slams Paper for “Hit Piece”

Huntsman Touts Environmental Credentials

Mortgage Interest Deduction On The Chopping Block?



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Treasury Under Pressure To Provide Backup Plan
Continental Cancels 24 Flights For Sick Pilots
Dollar Gets Trashed As Debt Fears Deepen
Samsung Q2 Profit Slides 18 Percent
Mixed Demand Greets Most Recent Treasury Bill Auction
Stocks Fall, Yen Gains As House Delays Vote
Gold Set For Monthly Gain After Reaching Record
Nintendo: Apple’s Latest Prey
Nielsen: Android Hits 39% Of Smartphone Market Share, iPhones 28%
Motorola Product Delay, Tablet Price Cut To Hurt Q3 Results
Mozilla Preparing Mobile OS For The Web



SPORTS
Patriots Take A Chance On Veteran Misfits

Former Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco, now a Patriot

Ochocinco, Haynesworth picked up in trades

Tiger Announces Return To Golf

Former Yankees Pitcher Irabu Found Dead

Kolb Gets A Shot In Arizona

US National Soccer Team Coach Bradley Fired

UNC Promotes Withers To Head Coach; AD Baddour To Quit

Wandy Holds Cards Down While Lee Pounds Them For 5-3 Astros Win

Rolston Traded To Islanders For Brent Hunter

Brickyard 400’s Star Growing Dimmer

Mets Complete Beltran Trade And Sweep Of Reds



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Denise Richards Regrets Her Boob Jobs

Denise Richards displaying her investments

Opens up about body image problems, her marriage to Charlie Sheen

Winehouse Death A Result Of Alcohol Withdrawal?

Ryan Murphy Talks For First Time About “Glee” Spinoffs And Firing Missteps

“Parks And Recreation” Exclusive: Patricia Clarkson To Raise Hell As Tammy 1

Jenny McCarthy Dumps Oprah Network For NBC

Scarlett Johannson Declines Invite To Marine Ball, But Sends Champagne

Rob Kardashian Signed For “Dancing With The Stars”

Playmates Defend Hugh Hefner In The Bedroom

Olivia Wilde To Play Linda Lovelace?

Lady Gaga Thanks LAPD For Mob Control With Handwritten Note



FOREIGNERS
Libyan Rebels’ Military Chief Of Staff Slain
Mubarak To Be Tried In Cairo Next Week
ROK Storm Toll Mounts; Mines & Explosives Unearthed By Flooding
New Tabloid Hacking Case Stuns Britain
Self Defense Okayed For Kosovo Peacekeepers
In Somalia, Fighting Erupts Over Aid
Humala Calls For New Peruvian Social Programs After Taking Presidential Oath
40 Killed In Yemen Clashes
Israel Announces Full Diplomatic Relations With South Sudan



BLOGS & STUFF
AmSpecBlog: RSC Head Makes Himself Prime Target For Redistricting By Opposing Boehner
Sarah Palin: Congressional Freshmen – For Such A Time As This
Michelle Malkin: The GOP Crappy Meal
USA Today: Bachmann Not Buying Dire Warnings On Default
Bill Kristol: Pelosi’s Reactionary Liberalism
Weasel Zippers: New White House Talking Point – Republicans Trying To “Ruin Christmas”
Thomas Sowell: Ideals V. Realities
Yid With Lid: New Peer-Reviewed Study “Looks Out The Window” To Prove Global Warming Is Hoax
Ed Morrissey: Pew Polls Show Obama Lead Over Generic Republican Gone
Dan Riehl: There’s No Split In The Conservative Movement That Wasn’t Already There
Lonely Conservative: Obamanomics – No To New Jobs, Yes To Higher Energy Prices


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