The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE – 06.01.12

Posted on | June 1, 2012 | 5 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Mitt Hits Obama On Solyndra

Mitt Romney Counts Coup On Choom-Meister's Crony Capitalism

Meanwhile, in Boston…
Indeed, not your father’s GOP.

Jobless Rate Now Leading Political Indicator
Unemployment numbers Obama’s albatross?




Warren: “I Won’t Deny Who I Am”
Campaign message completely drowned out by ethnicity gaffe



POLITICS
Edwards Unlikely To Be Retried After Jury Deadlocks

"...there is no one else responsible for my sins."

Acquitted on corruption charge; jury deadlocked on remaining five charges

County Attorney Declines To Prosecute “Sister Wives”

Feds Order Halt To Florida Ineligible Voter Purge

House Rejects Ban On Sex-Selective Abortions, But GOP Makes Its Point

Gay Marriage Fight Likely Headed For Supreme Court

Former President Clinton Looks To Fire Up Milwaukee Democrats For Recall Vote

Kaine Has Cash Edge Over Allen In Virginia Senate Race



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Gasoline Ticks Up On Seasonal Blend Change As Oil Continues Slide; NYMEX $86.35, Brent $101.76
Asia Stocks Fall As PRC Manufacturing Weakens
Europe Markets Seen Mixed As Debt Crisis Continues
Liberty Media Steps Up Effort To Control Sirius XM
Student Debt Up 8% To $904 Billion
Free Food Alert: Today Is National Doughnut Day
Microsoft Launches Windows 8 Preview
Judge Torpedoes Oracle’s Android Suit: API Can’t Be Copyrighted
Nokia Dismisses Claims Of Collusion With Microsoft
Ratchet & Clank Returning In “Full Frontal Assault”



SPORTS
Spurs’ Invincibility Vanishes As Thunder Take Command

Oklahoma City's Russel Westbrook

Westbrook leads attack in 102-82 win

Tigers Get Last Laugh, Avoid Sweep In Boston With 7-3 Win

Greinke Goes Six As Brewers Sweep Dodgers 6-2

Lidstrom Retires From Red Wings After 20 Years

Thunder Says Rapper Lil Wayne Welcome – But He Needs To Buy A Ticket Like Everyone Else

SEC Renegotiates TV Deal, Own Network Possible

Norris Struggles As Astros Lose Again

Big 12 Not Shutting Door On Expansion

NASCAR Starts Sprint Cup Summer Grind In Dover

Hines Ward Joins NBC Sports

Nationals In No Rush This Year At MLB Draft



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Kate Walsh Poised To Depart “Private Practice”

Kate Walsh

Will shoot sixth season’s 13 episodes before departure

Bieber Knocks Himself Out In Paris

Bus Driver Drops Her Suit Against Matthew Fox

Martin Short Reacts To Gifford Gaffe: “People Make Mistakes”

“The Devil Wears Prada” Getting A Sequel

Tour Kickoff Shows Madonna’s No Lady (Gaga)

Beyonce, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Steven Tyler Lead Voice Cast For Fox’s “Epic”

Anne Vyalitsina Joins “Die Hard” Sequel

Superhero Impersonator Dies When Bizarre Sex Game Goes Wrong



FOREIGNERS
Britain Prepares For Left-Field Diamond Jubilee
Aung San Suu Kyi Urges “Healthy Skepticism” Over Burma Reforms
Will Ireland Rebel Against EU’s Imposition Of Austerity?
Putin Visits Germany And France Amid Syrian Divide
Mubarak Trial Verdict May Divide Egypt
Chen: CCP Must Obey Its Own Laws
Labour To Force Vote On Jeremy Hunt



BLOGS & STUFF
NRO Corner: President Clinton Says Romney “Had Sterling Business Career”
Weasel Zippers: Heh – Romney Makes Surprise Visit To Solyndra HQ
American Glob: Axelrod Drowned Out By Romney Supporters In Massachusetts
Ed Driscoll: Not Your Father’s Republicans
Power Line: With An Enemy Like This, Who Needs Friends?
NewsBusters: Where’s The Outrage Over NBC/MSNBC Attack Ad On Romney In February?
Weekly Standard Blog: Media Circles The Wagons Amid Accusations Of Anti-Romney Bias
Sister Toldjah: #WarOnWomen – WH, 168 House Memebers Vote Against Sex-Selective Abortion Ban
Mediaite: CNN’s Ashleigh Banfield Says Incest, Pedophilia “Not By Choice” But Being Gay “A Lifestyle Choice”
Moe Lane: I Wonder If David Axelrod’s Found The Mole Yet?
James Pethokoukis: Another Dose Of Sickly Economic News Weakens Obama’s Reelection Odds
GayPatriot: Dan Rather Dubs Notion Of Liberal Media “A Sham”
Donald Sensing: The New York Times And The Boy Scouts
Weasel Zippers: Pelosi Predicts Obamacare Will Be Upheld 6-3 “Because I Know The Constitution”

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