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LIVE AT FIVESIX – 09.16.11

Posted on | September 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Texas Execution Halted Pending Supreme Court Review

Murderer Duane Buck

Sentenced to death for slaying of ex-girlfriend and a man in her apartment; may be spared on account of psychologist’s race-related testimony

Task Force Criticizes Deportation Program
Panel of “top law enforcement officers” says Secure Communities has negative impact on public safety

Sgt. Dakota Meyer Awarded Medal Of Honor At White House
First living Marine since Vietnam to earn the medal saved 36 in Afghanistan

“Star Wars” Gets Real As Scientists Find Planet With Two Suns
Unlike Tatooine, Kepler-16b too cold to support life



POLITICS
Romney Trots Out Electability Argument

Mitt Romney

Paints Perry as too extreme to attract moderates, independents

The Speaker Digs In: No Tax Increase

Money Short For Levee Repairs




Governor Asterisk Gets Tom Ridge Endorsement

Will “Petty” Bio Win Sarah Palin Some Sympathy?

Blunt, Long Dubious About Obama’s Job Plan

Tacoma Teachers Defy Judge, Remain On Strike

Governor Christie Asked To Veto “Jersey Shore” Production Credits



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
London Crude Up 1% As Europe Worries Ease
Philip Anschutz Buys “Oklahoman” Newspaper, OPUBCO
Asia Stocks Rally As Gold Drops For Third Day
NYSE Owners Lose Big On Merger With Deutsche Boerse
Air France Splits $12 Billion Order Between Airbus, Boeing
RIM Drops As Investors Disappointed For Third Straight Quarter
Windows 8 Update: The End Of Adobe Flash?
Judge Sets Schedule In Google Digital Library Lawsuit
Democrats Call For Obama To Approve AT&T/T-Mobile Merger



SPORTS
NBA Players Show United Front At “Lockout League” In Vegas

Lakers guard & players union president Derek Fisher

Players reaffirm solidarity, get briefed on decertification by NFLPA head

Rays Close In On Red Sox, Wild Card With 9-2 Win




Dominant Tigers Dictate Pace And Play In 19-6 Drubbing Of Miss. State

A’s Snap Tigers’ 12-Game Win Streak

Many Falcons Fans Still Rooting For Michael Vick

NBA, Referees Agree On 5-Year Deal

Nats Pile On Late To Sweep Mets, 10-1



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Brad Pitt Finally Satisfied

Brad Pitt

The PARADE interview

“Real Housewives Of NYC” Cast Unsettled

January Jones: It’s A Boy!

Even Seals Hate Gingers, Apparently




“Glee”‘s Heather Morris Would Give Up Acting For Her BF; Explains Implant Removal

“Chuck” Spies Rebecca Romijn For Sexy, Dangerous Role

CW Network Rebooting “Beauty And The Beast”

Gerard Butler Explains Drastic Weight Loss



FOREIGNERS
Rebel Forces Speed Toward Bani Walid
Denmark Elects Center-Left Coalition
ROK Holds Nork Defector In Assassination Plot
Egypt Reimposes Emergency Laws
After 15 Months, Belgians Achieve Breakthrough In Talks To Form New Government
Revolution In Yemen Moves At A Crawl



BLOGS & STUFF
Via Meadia: Carville’s Panic Attack
Yid With Lid: Gallup – Obama’s Support Among Jews Continues To Erode
Weasel Zippers: White House Denies Rep. Duncan Hunter’s Request To Attend Fellow Marine’s Medal Of Honor Ceremony, Backs Down When Confronted By Press

Jim Geraghty: Is Perry Blowing His Chance To Build A Big Lead Early?
Allahpundit: Jimmy Carter Gives Mitt Romney Kiss Of Death
Riehl World View: Perry Supporters Should Stop Digging
PJ Tatler: Author Michael Z. Williamson On Poverty In The US
American Digest: APOCALYPTO! The Porn Must Go On!
NRO Corner: A Stimulus Too Far?
Lonely Conservative: Obama’s Green Jobs Boondoggle
AmSpecBlog: Who Are You calling “We”, Kemosabe?


SOTD: Lucretia My Reflection

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