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LIVE AT FIVE – 10.05.11

Posted on | October 5, 2011 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Chris Christie: “Now Is Not My Time”

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

“New Jersey, whether you like it or not, you’re stuck with me.”

Acting Governor Hangs On To Win In West Virginia
Tomblin (D) beats Maloney (R) 49-47%

Afghanistan’s President Karzai Inks Strategic Partnership Treaty With India
Pakistani Pucker Factor OVER 9000



POLITICS
Romney’s Record Thin On Immigration

Mitt Romney speaks in Iowa

Former Congressman, immigration firebrand Tom Tancredo vouches for Romney’s bona fides on subject of illegals

Hank Jr. Apologizes Again For Comments



Obama Touts Jobs Bill On Perry’s Turf

Reid Blocks GOP Senate Move To Vote On President’s Jobs Bill

House GOP Asks For Special Counsel To Probe AG Holder On “Fast And Furious”

Massive Corps Of Engineers Contracting Fraud Alleged



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Euro Weakens, Asian Stocks Drop After Italian Downgrade
Late Surge Erases Early Wall Street Losses
Ford, UAW Agree On Contract With Bonuses
HP To Decide On PC Unit Spinoff This Month, Whitman Says
Banks Defend Debit Card Fees Amid Pressure From Washington
Apple Unveils Latest iPhone, the 4S
Nokia Still Committed To WinPhone As Apple Marches On
Report: Amazon Selling 2000 Kindle Fires An Hour
iPod Refreshed, Zune Retired – Are MP3 Players On The Way Out?
HTC Preps Emergency Patch For Android Phones



SPORTS
Yankees Blitz Tigers 10-1 To Force Game 5

Yankees C Jesus Montero gets high-fived after scoring in the eighth

Inconsistent Burnett turns in good start, helped by defense and six-run eighth inning

Rays Come Up Short, Fall To Rangers 4-3 As Beltre Jacks Three Homers For Texas


Cardinals Strand 14 In 3-2 Loss To Phils; Now Down 2-1 In NLDS

NY Rangers Likely To Put Noted Pest Sean Avery On Waivers

Turner Motorsports Releases Reed Sorenson

Longtime Utah Jazz Forward Andrei Kirilenko Signs With Russian Team

Astros’ Pitching Prospect Dustin Kellogg Killed In Auto Accident



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
“If They’re Going to Pay Me The Stupid Money Right Now, I’m Going to Take It”

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp: the Vanity Fair interview

“Playboy Club” First Cut From Fall Lineups

Blake Lively, Leonardo DiCaprio Split

Rachel Uchitel Marries Businessman

“Simpsons” Final Season On Hold; Fox, Voice Actors At Loggerheads Over Pay

“Dexter” Opens Sixth Season Big, Future In Doubt

LeAnn Rimes Sits Down With Maya Angelou For Life-Changing Interview

Axl Rose Unrecognizable After Piling On The Pounds



FOREIGNERS
Russia, PRC Veto UNSC Syria Resolution; India Abstains
Somalia Bombing Points To Shabab Jihadis’ Grim Goals
Saudi Police Open Fire On Shiite Protesters
Putin Woos Disaffected Middle Class
Lama Visa Fiasco “Worse Than Apartheid” Fumes Angry Tutu
Germany Returns Skulls From Colonial Era To Namibia
Norks Demand Return Of Citizens Found In ROK Waters
Egypt’s Military Unclear On Timetable For Power Transfer



BLOGS & STUFF
NRO Corner: The Dark Side Of The “Occupy Wall Street” Protests
PJ Tatler: House Progressive Dems Embrace Wall Street Protesters
Rich Lowry: The Left’s Pathetic Tea Party
Michelle Malkin: Progressives Of Pallor On Pointless Parade
Legal Insurrection: Fast and Furious Roundup – Holder Lied, People Died?
Weasel Zippers: Top Union Goon Tells Leftist Maniacs To Fall In Line And Support Obama’s Jobs Bill
Big Hollywood: Will The MSM Grill Freeman, Samuel Jackson On Tea Party Racism Claims?
Lonely Conservative: Michelle Obama’s Trip To Africa Cost Taxpayers Half A Million Bucks
Jawa Report: German Taliban Mujahideen Leader Reported Killed By US Air Strike


SOTD: Absolutely Sweet Marie

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