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LIVE AT FIVE – 04.13.12

Posted on | April 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Norks’ Neighbors React To Missile Launch

ROKs watch a simulation of the failed Nork launch

PRC state media: Reactions to launch are all about us, really

Zimmerman Bail Hearing Next Week, Attorney Says
Beginning of a protracted legal struggle


Dershowitz: Zimmerman May Be Acquitted

Obama Smacks Down Ex-RIAA Lobbyist Rosen In Ann Romney Flap
Says candidates’ wives should be off limits



POLITICS
Newark Mayor Taken To Hospital After Saving Woman From House Fire

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Treated for burns and smoke inhalation

“Fox Mole” Fired: Whistleblowing Hero Or Vengeful Jerk?

Jury Selection Underway In John Edwards Criminal Trial

NY Assembly To Hold Hearings On Raising Minimum Wage

California Supremes Rule Employers Must Schedule Breaks, Not Liable If Employees Don’t Take Them

Both Parties Slam Gov. Patrick For MassCare Theatrics

NRA Looking For Reassurance From Romney As Convention Opens



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Drops For First Time This Week As PRC Growth Slows, Saudis Aim To Lower Prices
ECB Favors Bond Buying Over Bank Loans
Google Announces Unusual Stock Split; Governance Watchdogs Butthurt
PRC Economic Growth Falls To Lowest In Three Years
Wells Fargo Faces Bias Allegations
GAO Says Postal Service Overstaffed, Overbuilt
Facebook Offers More Disclosures To Users
B&N Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Nook
Sony Smartwatch Brings Facebook, Twitter, Texting To Your Wrist
Video Game Sales Shrink 25% In March



SPORTS
Watson Scores 16 As Bulls Beat The Heat 96-86

Bulls guard CJ Watson drives to the basket

Bulls outscore Heat 12-2 in OT, pull four games ahead in East

Rangers, Bruins Win Openers

Coyotes Knock Off Blackhawks In OT, 3-2

Saints Name Vitt Interim Coach

Pirates Swept By Dodgers, Lose 3-2

Sharks Stun Blues In 2nd OT

Predators’ Weber Fined For Hit On Zetterberg

Love-Less Timbermutts Knocked Out Of Playoff Chase

Nats Blow Late Lead, Pull Out Wild Win Over Reds In Home Opener



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Scarlett Johansson: Back In Stride

Stepping out

The Vogue interview.

Obama: Kanye West Still A Jackass

Ridley Scott Drafts Brad Pitt, Javier Bardem For “The Counselor”



Mel Gibson Responds To Joe Eszterhas

Shocker On “American Idol”: Favorite Gets The Hook

Mindy McCready: It’s A Boy!

J.K. Rowling: The Casual Vacancy

“Hunger Games” Star: U.S. Should Lower Drinking Age To 18



FOREIGNERS
ROK Won Up After Nork Rocket Fizzles
Syrian Activists Report Clashes Between Loyalists, Rebels Near Turkish Border
South Sudan Willing To Withdraw From Dispute dAreas, But Wants DMZ
Mali’s New President Threatens “Total War” Against Tuareg, Islamist Rebels
PRC, Philippines Withdraw Protests In South China Sea Dispute
PRC Police Gag Widow Of Murdered Briton As Heywood Investigation Reopened
Israeli Security Forces Prepare For Pro-Palestinian “Flytilla”



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: A Non-Apology “Apology” From Hilary Rosen
Power Line: Two Flops Of Cosmic Proportions
American Power: “Frame-Fail” For The New York Times
American Thinker: Romney Tops Obama By 2 In Fox Poll, Even In Rasmussen
Weekly Standard: Obama Hammered In Interview For “Jetting Around”, Taking Vacations While Americans Suffer
Marginal Revolution: Publication Day For An Economist Gets Lunch
Daniel Henninger: Demolishing Paul Ryan
Tina Korbe: Obama Punts On Gay Discrimination Ban
Professor Bainbridge: Can I Have WordPerfect 5.2 Back?


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