The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE – 02.23.12

Posted on | February 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Romney Claws Back Into The Race

Senator Santorum and Governor Romney shake hands after last night's debate

Mitt doing better in polls, performs well in debate – can he hang on in Arizona?

GOP Candidates Agree On Arming Syrian Opposition
Romney, Gingrich support bringing down Assad; Santorum evasive on the topic

Ministers Announce Support for Former FM Rudd
Leadership battle erupts within ruling Australian Labor Party; can PM Gillard hang on?



POLITICS
Virginia House Passes Amended Ultrasound Bill

Virginia governor Bob McDonnell

Invasive procedure requirement deleted

Palin Slams Press Agitation Over Santorum’s Satan Speech

Disagreement On Foreign Profits Tax Threatens Corporate Tax Reduction

Defense Of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional By Second Federal Judge

Union Files Federal Lawsuit Over Indiana’s Right To Work Law

Animal Rights Wackos Busted In Murder Fur Hire Plot

Palin Associates Angrily Denounce HBO’s “Game Change”

Obama Taps Longoria, Other Celebrities To Co-Chair Campaign

Buddy Roemer Ends GOP Bid, Seeks Reform Party Nomination

Poll: Wisconsin Voters Evenly Split On Walker; Leaning Toward Obama And Thompson



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Slips From Nine-Month High As U.S. Crude Stockpiles Increase
Brimelow: A Great Day For Gold
HP’s Whitman Pleads For Patience As Earnings Fall
Yen Hits Seven-Month Low Against Dollar
AT&T Chief Pays For Failure Of T-Mobile Deal
S&P 500 Gets 9% Cheaper As Record Profit Restores $3.2 To Stocks
Home Sales Rise Again, But Prices Fall To New Low
Fuller Brush Man Calling On Bankruptcy Court
Gannett Plans Paywalls At Local Papers; Stock Surges In Response
OnLive Brings Windows, Flash To iPad
Google Files Application To Offer TV In Kansas City
Symantec’s pcAnywhere Woes May Be Worse Than Originally Thought
Living With The Samsung Galaxy Note
T-Mobile, Public Interest Groups Ask FCC To Block Verizon’s Cable Deal



SPORTS
Knicks Rout Hawks 99-82 Before Visiting Heat

Lakers Hit Halfway Point With 96-91 Win Over Dallas

Marchand Scores Two To Lead Bruins Over Blues

Earnhardt Jr. Gaining Confidence At Daytona

#2 Syracuse Beats South Florida 56-48

Temple In Talks To Join Big East

Red-Hot Senators Hand Caps Third Straight Loss

Ryan Zimmerman Sets Saturday Deadline For Contract Extension Talks



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sacha Baron Cohen Banned From Oscars – Or Is He?

Sacha Baron Cohen as "The Dictator"

Tickets okayed so long as actor doesn’t show up in character

“Seinfeld” Actor Critical After Shooting Himself In The Head

Jennifer Aniston Gets Her Star On The Walk Of Fame

Lindsay Lohan Gets Another Rave Review From Judge

Britney Spears To Become “X Factor” Judge?



Rachel Crow Lands Nickelodeon TV Deal, Columbia Records Contract

This Casket Photo Of Whitney Houston Now On Newsstands Everywhere

Kanye West’s Charity Spent $500K Last Year – $0 On Actual Donations

Elizabeth Smart’s Dream Wedding



FOREIGNERS
Assad’s Forces Pound Homs For 20th Straight Day
Attacks Across Baghdad Kill 35
Afghans Protest Peacefully Over Koran Burning; Six People Killed
Cameron Hosts Talks On Bringing Security To Somalia, Ending Piracy
Iran Whines To UN: “Israel Killing Our Scientists”
ROK Ruling Party Proposes Citizenship For Nork Defectors
Buenos Aires Train Crash Kills 49, Over 600 Injured



BLOGS & STUFF
Zilla Of The Resistance: Bloggers Beware – A Cautionary Tale
The Looking Spoon: Compared To What?
Michelle Malkin: Framing Rick Santorum
NRO Corner: Santorum Advisor Asks “Why Is Mormonism Off Limits?”
Weasel Zippers: Obama Attends Groundbreaking For African-American History Museum; Only One Without Shovel
Atlas Shrugs: It’s Oscar Time In Naziwood
Watts Up With That: Crowdsourcing The Gleick Memo
Megan McArdle: The Most Surprising Heartland Fact
NewsBusters: Former DNC Chairman Looks To Buy Philadelphia’s Two Major Newspapers
The Lonely Conservative: Where Did The Light Go At Lightsquared?
Clayton Cramer: Lightsquared Scandal Gets Worse
Protein Wisdom: Leftist Caller Wishes Rape On Radio Host Dana Loesch
Verum Serum: What Meghan McCain Doesn’t Know, Part 57
Nick Gillespie: Three Ways To Take Birth Control Out Of The Presidential Race

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  • http://marezilla.com/ Zilla of the Resistance

    Thank you, Wombat!

  • Wombat_socho

    You’re welcome. It was well worth linking.

  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    She did a great job.