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LIVE AT FIVE – 02.22.12

Posted on | February 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Administration To Propose Lowering Corporate Tax Rate To 28%

TurboTax Timmy mugs for the cameras

“Loopholes” and “subsidies” to be eliminated

Carney Says Assad’s Actions “Demand Response”
More mush from the wimps; arming the resistance “hinted at”

Kabul Embassy On Lockdown As Zealots Continue To Freak Out
Rioting over burned Korans continues



POLITICS
Santorum On The Attack: Blasts Obama’s Motives And Intentions

Rick Santorum says the Pledge of Allegiance at the Maricopa County Lincoln Day luncheon

Rips Obama on competence; accuses President of being concerned more about power than people

Supremes To Hear College Admissions Case, Consider Racial Preferences



Prop 8 Backers Ask 9th Circuit To Reconsider

Evangelist Franklin Graham Questions Christianity Of Obama, Romney

Santorum Criticizes Drudge Report Item On 2008 Speech

Christie Proposes $32.1 Billion Budget For NJ, Tells Buffett To Shut Up



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Gold Steady Off Two-Week High; Greece Still A Concern
Oil Trades Near Nine-Month High As Iran Tension Counters Economy
Eurozone Crisis Live: Greece Braced For Bailout Riots
Dow Jones Touches 13,000 But Can’t Hold On
J&J CEO Weldon To Retire
Kraft Profit Up 54% Thanks To North America
Cordray Announces Probe Into Bank Overdrafts
Peugeot, GM In Alliance Talks
Watchdog Rebukes Fannie, Freddie On Legal Bills
30-Year Treasuries Fall For Fifth Day
Sony Playstation Vita Launches
Sorry, Playbook 2.0 Still Isn’t Worth Your Money
New Nook Tablet Steps Into Kindle Fire Territory
Google’s AR Glasses To Hit Market This Year?
Cisco: We’re Not Trying To Dump Our Set-Top Box Business
Microsoft Denies Office For iPad Report



SPORTS
#1 Kentucky Survives Scare From Mississippi State

Kentucky guard Darius Miller guards the Bulldogs' Rodney Hood in the second half

Down 41-28 at halftime, the Wildcats roar back in the second half to pull out 73-64 win

Blazers Crush Undermanned Spurs 137-97

Coyotes Eye Playoff Slot, And More



Hype Already at Height As Heat Await Linsanity

Seton Hall Upsets #9 Georgetown, 73-55

NFL Concussion Fallout Raises Red Flags In NASCAR

Pens Stifle Sputtering Rangers 2-0

Bobby Valentine Takes BoSox Pitchers Back To Basics

Bryce Harper Wants To Give Nationals A Tough Decision



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Is Drew Barrymore Expecting?

Drew Barrymore and fiance Will Kopelman

Jumping into marriage and motherhood?

Adele Gesture Sours Brit Awards Success

Brit Press Gets Verklempt Over Duchess’ Dog



Megan Fox Reveals Muscular Bikini Body

Jennifer Aniston Finds Nude Scenes Liberating

“Heroes” Alum Milo Ventimiglia To Star In TNT Pilot “L.A. Noir”

Eliza Dushku On Vacation



FOREIGNERS
Kevin Rudd Quits As Aussie Foreign Minister
Gunfire Wounds 26 In Afghan Protests Over Koran Burning
Reports: Two Western Journalists Killed In Syria
UN Nuke Official: No Way Forward With Iran
Norks Call Seoul Nuclear Summit A “Childish Farce”
Strauss-Kahn Faces New Questions After A Night In Jail
Cancer Recurrence To Derail Chavez Reelection Bid?
Uighurs Protest As PRC’s Xi Visits Turkey
Azerbaijan Security Busts Pro-Iranian Group



BLOGS & STUFF
Sister Toldjah: Where’s The Lefty Outrage Over Obama Using Christianity As A Basis For Policy?
Rich Lowry: The Effrontery Of Rick Santorum
The Sundries Shack: Romney’s Plan – No Spending Cuts. No Tax Reform. No Bueno.
Protein Wisdom: Gallup – Women Give Santorum 10-Point Lead Over Romney
William McGurn: Sex, Lies, And Rick Santorum
Atlas Shrugs: OWS Letter To The Editor Says “We Will Storm Wall Street With Guns”
Babalu: Chavez To Employ More Castro Care
Israel Matzav: Robert Wright And A Nuclear Iran
The Lonely Conservative: Carney Blames GOP For Obama Nixing Keystone XL Pipeline
Rush Limbaugh: Obama Wants High Gas Prices
Contentions: Ultrasounds Already Part Of Planned Parenthood Abortion Procedure In Virginia
Tina Korbe: The Left’s Outrageous Outrage At Ultrasounds Revisited
Weasel Zippers: Americans’ Satisfaction With Country’s Direction Worst Since Jimmy Carter
Jeffery Lord: Is Media Matters Obama’s Watergate?


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