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LIVE AT FIVE – 03.09.12

Posted on | March 9, 2012 | 11 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Keystone Pipeline Amendment Fails In Senate

Harry Reid, Charles Schumer, Patty Murray talk to the press

Amendment fails 56-42 with 11 Democrats supporting it; needed 60 to pass

Outgoing Snowe Endorses Scott Brown
Calls him “an independent voice”; endorsement follows Chris Christie’s


Viral Video Of African Warlord Draws Eyeballs, Concern About Facts

h/t George Takei on Facebook.

Invisible Children video draws hits, but ultimately, what good will their slick little production do?







POLITICS
White House, USDA Coordinated On Sherrod Ouster

Former Ag Department bureaucrat Shirley Sherrod

E-mails show White House in the loop up through Secretary Vilsack’s decision to fire her following release of Breitbart video

Mississippi Supremes Uphold Controversial Barbour Pardons


Alabama Barred From Enforcing Stricken Parts Of Immigration Law During Appeal

Warren’s Support From Hollywood Stars Criticized

Michigan Cuts Off Food Stamps For Lottery Winner

Pat Robertson Calls For Legalization Of Weed

SPLC Running Low On Dough, Bleating About “Hate Groups” Again
If you’re reading this, you should denounce yourself immediately, you RAAAAACIST!



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Gold Rises Above $1700 On Asian Trading
Oil Gains On Optimism Over Greece Deal
Jobless Rate Often Too Rosy; Today’s 8.3% Could Actually Be As High As 15.1%
Investors Agree To Swap Nearly 85% Of Greek Debt
Dollar Shave Club Launches Razor Subscription Service
Economy’s Woes Dampen McDonald’s February Sales
Spanx Inventor Now Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Woman
Justice Department Warns Apple, Publishers It Plans To Sue On E-Book Collusion
PC Sales Expected To Grow Despite iPad
Google Pushing Developers To Use Google Wallet?
Judge Bars Apple From Suing Kodak Over Patents
“Bioshock Infinite” Has That Title For A Reason



SPORTS
Fenway Park Wins Historic Place Registration

Now taking its place among America's most historic locations

Oldest operating major-league park now comes under scrutiny of state historical commission for any changes

FBI Probing Auburn’s Ward For Point Shaving

Lingerie Football League Player Tired Of Skimpy Uniforms

Howard, Magic Snap Bulls’ Eight-Game Win Streak

Big East: Orange Supreme, Will Face Bearcats After Hoyas Fall In OT

Bruins Have No Answers In Pac-12 Flameout

Sharks Fall To Stars In Shootout, 4-3

Four Nats’ Pitchers Combine For 8-0 Shutout Of Astros



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Mad Woman, Bad Girl

Elisabeth Moss from "Mad Men"

Elisabeth Moss opens up to Page Six after her divorce

Eva Longoria, Eduardo Cruz Split

Amanda Bynes Bolts From Cops During Traffic Stop

Goldie Hawn Likes Her Some Open Bar

Britney Spears Nearing Deal To Judge “X Factor”

JWoww’s Landlord Sues Over Unauthorized “Jersey Shore” Filming On His Property, Also, Damage


Elle Fanning To Join Angelina Jolie In “Maleficent”

Denise Richards To Star In “Blue Lagoon” Reboot

Whitney Houston’s Will Approved By Judge

Sammi Sticks Up For “Jersey Shore” Co-Star Snooki: “It’s Not Like She’s 16 And Pregnant!”



FOREIGNERS
Syrian Rebels Reject Annan’s Call For Dialogue
Annan Warns Against Arming Syrian Rebels
British, Italian Hostages Killed In Nigeria During Rescue Attempt
Amid Intrigue, Chongqing Party Boss Speaks Out
Afghans Lampoon Clerics Over Code Of Conduct For Women
ROK Activists Take Up Cause Of Norks Held By PRC
Russian Protester Finds Another Path To Power In Moscow



BLOGS & STUFF
Rush Limbaugh: The WaPo’s Alexandra Petri Is A Liar
John Nolte: Ben Smith On Obama Harvard Tapes – Nothing To See Here
Lonely Conservative: Did Obama Use The Derrick Bell Model For Choosing His Staff?
Gateway Pundit: Stunner – CNN Plays Race Card Against Breitbart Editor For Posting Radical Obama Video
Ed Driscoll: This Is CNN – The Wright-Free Zone Beclowns Itself Yet again
NRO Corner: Alabama State U. Poll Shows Santorum Leading Romney, Gingrich 23-19-14
Weasel Zippers: Gallup Says Unemployment Now At 9.1%, Underemployment 15.1%
Bryan Preston: Obama Broke The XL, Now He Owns It
NRO’s The Agenda: The Point Of The Ron Paul Movement
Just One Minute: I’m Not Even Asking About The Testing Or Quality Control
Pat Dollard: Obama Denies Israeli Request For Weapons Needed To Strike Iran Until After The Election
Richard Epstein: My Response To Levinson’s Jeffersonian Proposal
Atlas Shrugs: UN Panel To Condemn Israel Over Treatment Of Women
Washington Free Beacon: Secretary Sebelius Has No Idea If Obamacare Adds To The Deficit
Sister Toldjah: My Declaration Of #War Against The #WarOnWomen Hysterics

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