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LIVE AT FIVE – 09.20.11

Posted on | September 20, 2011 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
AP: “Buffett Rule” Not Actually Based On Facts

"This is not class warfare," President insists. Also, war is peace, freedom is slavery...

On average, rich pay a lot more taxes than the middle class, and at a higher rate

Remains Identified As Missing Nursing Student
Cell phone signals detected in area where body found

Netanyahu, Abbas To Meet On Sidelines?
Possibility of informal summit in New York



POLITICS
Repeal Of Gay Ban Causing Few Waves In Military

DADT expired at 12:01 AM this morning

Pending investigations, discharges and article 15 proceedings under old regs shelved

Appeals Court: Padilla’s Sentence Too Lenient


Head Of Mass. GOP To Step Down In October; Expecting Third Child

FBI Reports: Crime Continues To Fall

Cheneys Jab Fitzgerald Over Libby Case

Poll: Perry, Romney Drawing Support From Different Voters



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
European Stocks Seen Down On Italy Downgrade
Netflix Spins Off DVD Business Into Qwikster
Google Kicks Off Mobile Payments, Teams With Visa And Discover
Fed Expected To Announce New Bond-Buying Program To Lower Interest Rates
Appeals Court Rules Against Chevron In Ecuador Case
Us Retail Gas Prices Down To $3.60
Developers Start Flogging Samsung Windows 8 Tablet On eBay
AT&T Sued By Cellular South Over T-Mobile Merger
Nearly A Third Of Americans Prefer Texting To Talking



SPORTS
Mariano Rivera Makes History With Save #602

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera acknowledges cheers after recording his 602nd save

Passes Trevor Hoffman in career saves; also, Yankees beat Twins 6-4

Giants Punish Error-Prone Rams For First Win

Big 12’s Fate Rests With Oklahoma & Texas


Red Sox Split DH With O’s, Keep Two-Game Lead In Wild Card

Tony Stewart Ends 32-Race Losing Streak, Takes GEICO 400 In Chicago

Jays’ Romero Holds Down Angels For 9; Toronto Wins 3-2 In 10

Astros Beat Slumping Reds



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Charlie Sheen, Warner Brothers Near Settlement

Charlie Sheen at the Emmys

$25 million to settle?

Biggest Snubs At 63rd Emmys

Kevin Dillon Whines About Jane Lynch’s Lesbian Joke Re “Entourage”

Ricki Lake Loses 8.5 Inches In Two Weeks



Bob Hope’s Widow Dolores Dies, 102

Sarah Hyland “Not Sorry” For Mocking Lea Michele’s Red Carpet Pose

Reese Witherspoon Pregnant With Baby #3?

Liam Hemsworth Boards “Expendables 2″



FOREIGNERS
Himalayan Quake Rescuers Move To Epicenter
Libyan Rebels Take Airport, Most Parts Of Sabha
Germany’s Pirate Party Celebrates Historic Victory
Egypt To Start Parliamentary Voting November 21
Japan Advises Evacuation As Typhoon Roke Moves In
Turkish Foreign Minister Predicts Regional Alliance With Egypt
Six Earthquakes Rock Guatemala In Twelve Hours
Flooding, Heavy Rains Kill 14 In PRC



BLOGS & STUFF
Sister Toldjah: MSDNC Anchor Unwittingly Reminds GOP What They’re Up Against
NRO Corner: “The Problem…Is A Very Weak Executive”
Jawa Report: ThinkProgress Thinks 6% ROI = Robber Baron
Megan McArdle: The Qwikster And The Dead
Hit & Run: Connecticut Supreme Court Justice to Suzanne Kelo – “I’m Sorry”
Allahpundit: More FBI Coverups From Fast & Furious?
Ed Morrissey: Sarah Palin Is Smarter Than People Think, Says Ralph Nader
VodkaPundit: Enjoy Some Golden Oldies From The Gray Lady
Weasel Zippers: Obama Administration Trying To Ram Through $9.2 Million In “Green Energy” Funding Before September 30
Conservatives4Palin: Tucker Carlson Has Taught Us That Hate Is Unrelated To The Left, Right Or Center

Moe Lane: Hey, You Remember Miles Kristan?
Marginal Revolution: The Great Relocation Or The Great Stagnation?
Ed Driscoll: The Death Of The Cool
Don Surber: The Imbecility Of The Left
Dan Reimold: Google+ Worse Than A Ghost Town


SOTD: Morning Glory

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