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LIVE AT FIVESIX – 03.19.12

Posted on | March 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Romney Sweeps Puerto Rico; On To Illinois, Louisiana

Mitt Romney demonstrating his learning of Donald Rumsfeld fighting technique

Picks up 20 delegates

SSG Bales’ Multiple Tours Call Attention To Strains On Military
“Lots of soldiers have four deployments, and they’re not accused of things like this.”


Fighting Erupts In Damascus
Syrian rebels attack the capital



POLITICS
#OWS Anniversary Protest Ends In Police Sweep

NYPD officers haul off an occupod

A dozen protesters arrested; NYPD looking for person who tweeted threat

New Jersey Among Leading States In Fighting Corruption

High School Graduation Rates Up

Release Of 1940 Census May Be Treasure Trove

House Pumps Up To Whack White House On Gasoline Prices

Elizabeth Warren Survives Southie Political Roast Where Scott Brown Is Native Son

California, Where The Left Deals With The Far Left And The Right Gets Left Out



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
No Relief In Sight At Gas Pump
Gold Follows Oil Higher
Apple To Announce Dividend?
Yen On The Back Foot, Hits Five-Year Low Against Euro
PRC Buys Fewer Weapons Abroad As Domestic Arms Industry Expands
Kia To Temporarily Suspend Operations At Georgia Plant
Housing Data To Take Center Stage For Investors This Week
C-SPAN Founder Brian Lamb To Step Down As CEO
Locked And Dammed: Ohio River Project Decades Late, Billions Over Budget
Pew Study: 27% Of Americans Get News From Mobile Devices
Windows 8 First Impressions
CIA Chief: We’ll Spy On You Through Your Dishwasher
So Did The New iPad Sell Out Or Didn’t It?
New Internet Explorer 10 Coming In Two Flavors



SPORTS
Furman Bisher Dies, 93

Furman Bisher, 1918-2012, R.I.P.

Dean of Southern sportswriters dies of massive heart attack; only writer to interview “Shoeless Joe” Jackson

Sunday NCAA Tourney Recap: What You Missed

Sweet 16 Look Ahead

Free Agent QB Matt Flynn Joins Seahawks

Flyers Keep Crosby In Check, Beat Pens 3-2 In OT

Burks Takes Center Stage As Jazz Beat Lakers 103-99

Blackhawks Top Caps 5-2 For Third Straight Win

Keselowski Triumphs Again At Bristol

BC Leads Four Hockey East Teams Into NCAA Tournament

Nationals Option Harper To Triple-A Syracuse



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Charlize Theron Available To Work With Michael Fassbender’s Junk Any Time

Charlize Theron

Dishes on size of “Prometheus” co-star’s package

Invisible Children Co-Founder Arrested For Public Drunkenness, Wanking

Jessica Simpson Celebrates Baby Shower

“Teen Mom 1″: Fourth Season To Be Its Last


Will & Jada Caught Smooching Courtside At Sixers Game

Duchess Of Cambridge Hands Out Shamrocks To Irish Guards

Rihanna Dishes On New Album, Collaborating With Katy Perry

Johnny Depp Camps It Up In “Dark Shadows” Trailer
Doomed. :(



FOREIGNERS
Three Killed In Shooting At Jewish School In France
Egyptian Copts Pay Final Respects To Pope Shenouda III
Indonesian Police Kill Five In Anti-Terror Raid
Al Qaeda-Linked Yemeni Group Claims Responsibility For Murder Of American Teacher
Anti-Communist Pastor Gauck Elected President Of Germany
Tonga’s King George Tupou V Dies, 63
Indian Railway Minister Resigns
Bedouin Release Brazilian Women Kidnapped In Sinai
East Timor President Concedes Defeat
Japan Contemplates Shooting Down Nork Rocket



BLOGS & STUFF
Israel Matzav: Obama-Approved Media Continue To Insist Iran Not Developing Nukes
AmSpecBlog: NYT Calls J Street “Pro-Israel Group”
Doug Ross: Surprising Shortage Of Gullible Rubes
The POH Diaries: 1995 Eric Holder – Brainwash Against Guns Like Cigarettes
Weasel Zippers: Obama Tapes One-Minute Intro For Bullying Documentary
Jammie Wearing Fools: Former Tea Party Leader Suspected Of Rape – Oh, Wait, Not Affiliated With Tea Party After All
Clayton Cramer: I Was Tempted To title This “Democrats Gone Wild”
Protein Wisdom: Progressivism And The Authoritarian Impulse
Powerline: Behind The Failed “Grand Bargain”
Breitbart: Pelosi’s Daughter – HBO Uncomfortable With “Freeloading Welfare Queens” Video

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