The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE – 04.09.12

Posted on | April 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Mike Wallace Dies, 93

Mike Wallace at 1972 Democratic National Convention

The self-described “black hat” of 60 Minutes died Saturday in a Connecticut nursing home

Nork Rocket On The Pad
Fueling begins as Norks prepare to launch “observation satellite”; US suspends food aid

Two Arrested In Tulsa Shootings
Revenge motive possible



POLITICS
Gingrich Staying In Race, Says Romney Most Likely Nominee

Gingrich and Romney at peace?

Wants to influence party’s platform; says he’ll campaign for Romney if Mitt’s the nominee

American Crossroads Super PAC Prepares To Release The Hounds

Santorum Hoping To Resume Campaigning After Tending To Daughter

Maryland Budget, Bills Caught In Race To Midnight

House GOP To Probe GSA Spending In Wake Of Scandalous Vegas Meeting

Democrat Would-Be Governors Contend In Primary



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Has Gasoline Peaked At $3.97?
Black Hills Bakken Conference Slated
Looking On The Bright Side Of Inflation
Asian Shares Fall On Weak US Jobs Data
Wall Street Week Ahead: Will Earnings Trigger Further Declines?
Contracts Expire For Many At AT&T But Talks Continue
Fear & Loathing Over Facebook Apps
iOS Devices More Profitable For Google Than Android
Demanding Facebook Passwords From Job Applicants Could Be Illegal
Hands On With Max Payne 3
YouTube Founders Building Mysterious Magazine Publishing App



SPORTS
15,000 Gather For Easter Service With Tebow

Tim Tebow

Pastor Joe Champion: “We didn’t have enough room to handle the pope.”

Bulls Fall To Knicks In OT Despite Rose’s Return




Harrison Zeroes In, Hamilton Powers Up As Rangers Blank Chisox 5-0

Avila’s Bomb In 11th Wins Game And Seals Sweep For Tigers Over Red Sox

Lee Scores 25 As Rockets Rout Kings, 104-87

Yankees Get Swept By Rays

Cubs Avoid Sweep, Beat Nationals 4-3



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Leah Messer Of “Teen Mom 2″ Marries Jeremy Calvert

Leah Messer and Jeremy Calvert

Casual wedding in Catlettsburg, Kentucky with friends, family, and film crew

“Hunger Games” Grosses $300 Million, Plays Iceberg To “Titanic 3D”

Britney’s Fiance Petitioning For Co-Conservator Status

Lindsay In Nightclub Altercation?

Heidi Klum Files For Divorce, Seeks Custody Of Kids

Anne Hathaway Lops Flowing Locks For “Les Miz” Role

Vanessa Williams Reveals Sexual Abuse In New Memoir

Not News: Levi Johnson Is A Deadbeat Dad



FOREIGNERS
Fang Lizhi, Exiled PRC Dissident, Dies In Tucson Aged 76
Kabul, NATO Sign Memorandum Of Agreement On Night Raids
Pope Marks Easter With Call For Peace In Syria
India Media Welcomes Pak President Zardari’s Visit
Iran Agrees To Nuke Talks In Turkey After Weeks Of Wrangling
Easter Church Bombing In Nigeria Kills 38
Ousted, Mali’s President Resigns
Syrian Peace Plan On Brink Of Collapse
Israel Declares Guenter Grass Persona Non Grata



BLOGS & STUFF
The POH Diaries: Neo-Nazis Pledge To Go To Sanford, Protect White Citizens
Daily Pundit: Jumping The SharkBullshit
Just One Minute: The BS Runs Deep At MSNBC
Matt Welch: When Losers Write History
Lonely Conservative: Woman Whose Party Creates Economic Failure Slams Opponents For Pointing It Out
American Power: The NYT Wants To Bring Back Welfare Dependency
Tina Korbe: Cardinal Dolan Defends Santorum’s Comments On JFK Church & State Speech
NewsBusters: NBC News President Insists Zimmerman Edit “Not A Deliberate Act To Misrepresent”
Israel Matzav: Bibi And Mitt – Old Friends
Professor Bainbridge: Gingrich Touts Chilean Pension System As Social security Reform

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  • http://theothermccain.com smitty

    RIP Wallace. Now, will 60 Minutes suck any less?

  • http://twitter.com/richard_mcenroe richard mcenroe

     KO’s got his resumé in already.

    And I see ManHo Newt is making the first installment of his  payback.