The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 07.31.12

Posted on | July 31, 2012 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Inside Aleppo: Rebels Kill Loyalist Armor…

An Aleppo family flees past a rebel soldier in a doorway

…as civilians flee Loyalist artillery bombardment

Holmes Charged With 24 Counts Of Murder
Could be a year before Aurora shooting perp starts trial; courtroom full of victims and families


Ted Cruz Poised For Texas Triumph
Stench of defeat lies heavy on Dewhurst camp



POLITICS
Five ATF Officials Singled Out In House Report On “Fast & Furious”

The Attorney General

Two more reports to follow, outlining failures at DOJ

Democrats To Back Gay Marriage In Platform For First Time

McCain Defends Palin After Cheney Criticism


Senate GOP Uses Filibuster To Block Judge Appointment

Army Sergeant Acquitted Of Negligent Homicide In Soldier’s Suicide

Battle Over Sequestration Heads To Campaign Trail

Mitt Romney’s “Jewish Culture” Remarks Offend Palestinians
Grauniad fails to note that nobody in GOP cares



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Drop As Natural Gas Prices Continue Climb; NYMEX $89.92, Brent $106.20
Small Farmers Struggle As Drought Kills Vegetables
Euro Stocks Fall, Euro Pares Gains As Earnings Disappoint
Corn Prices Hit Record As Crops Shrivel
Chrysler Earns $436 Million In Second Quarter
Fed Expected To Take Small Easing Step
Post Office Nears Default On $5 Billion Pension Payment To Treasury
Jury Selected In Apple V. Samsung Patent Case
Microsoft Confirms Surface Tablet To Ship 10/26
Taiwan University Sues Apple Over Siri Patents
Bing Improves Facebook Integration With Friend Tagging
HTC Abandons ROK To Samsung, LG



SPORTS
Dustin Pedroia Pulls Red Sox Together
Pulling together (Video)
Buchholz goes eight, Pedroia jacks two-run homer to break tie as Tigers lose third straight game 7-3

Cubs Trade Three For Prospects

Mets Rally Last, Make Hairston’s Homers Hold Up In 8-7 Win Over Giants

Blue Jays Trade Snider, Thames For Bullpen Help

Astros Bullpen Melts Down In 8-7 Loss To Brewers

A’s Edge Rays In 15-Inning Marathon

…And Then Stuff Happened At The Olympics



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Emma Stone To Star In New Cameron Crowe Movie

Emma Stone

Sony bought the script for the as-yet untitled movie

Bristol Palin Returning To “Dancing With The Stars”

Kristen Stewart Moves Out Of House She Shared With Rob Pattinson

Adrienne Maloof From “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” To Divorce

Bret Michaels Calls Off Engagement

Elizabeth Berkley Welcomes Son Sky Cole

$400K Hamps Heaven For Ivy

Nick Jonas, Pharrell Williams In Talks To Join “American Idol”

Delusional Fan Threatens Sheryl Crow

Olivia Munn Battles Anxiety As Acting Career Takes Off



FOREIGNERS
PRC Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom
India’s Power Grid Fails For Second Day
Typhoon Dumps Torrents Of Rain On Philippines; 7 Dead, 20K Displaced
UN Visits North Korea After Heavy Rains, Flooding Devastate Country
Romney Hails US-Polish Ties In Visit To Warsaw
Aussie Police Find Massive Haul Of Drugs In Pots
Turkish FM Says Intervention In Syria Possible
US Faces Dilemma In South China Sea Response
Peru Overtakes Colombia As Top Cocaine Producer
More Than 200 Weapons Handed Over In Tajikistan Amnesty Deal



BLOGS & STUFF
Power Line: The Most Striking Thing About Mitt Romney’s Trip…
Brietbart: How AP & NPR Lied About Romney’s “Jewish Donor” Speech, Using Palestinian Propaganda
Legal Insurrection: If Mitt Had Talked About Palestinians They Way Obama Spoke About Pennsylvanians
Right Angles: Newsweak’s Cover For Next Week?
Ed Morrissey: Newsweek Claims That Heartless Vampire Capitalist Is Now A Wimp?
Rush Limbaugh: Pathetic Liberals At Newsweek Recycle Wimp Cover, And Drag Me Into It This Time

Lonely Conservative: Is Wall Street Rallying Because It Expects A Romney Win?
Jawa Report: IOC Will Allow Saudi To Compete In Hijab
American Thinker: New Book Alleges Obama Delayed OBL Strike Three Times On Valerie Jarrett’s Advice

Blackfive: Killing Bin Laden – The 4th Time’s A Charm?
Kevin Williamson: DEA Gone Wild
Protein Wisdom: What Life Is Like In Post-Constitutional America, #14
Weasel Zippers: DNC Panders To Far-Left Base, Makes Gay Marriage Official Plank Of Party Platform

GayPatriot: Another Symbolic Gesture To Scare Up Gay Votes And Cash
Clayton Cramer: New Black Panthers In The News Again
Moe Lane: You Know, Anyone Harry Reid Hates This Badly (And PROFANELY)…
Fire Andrea Mitchell: ABC’s Latest Faux Conspiracy
Beltway Confidential: Obama Defends His Negative Campaigning
Newsbusters: Mitch McConnell Says The NYT Monopoly Is Over

Comments

  • Garym

    Once upon a time in the early 90’s, while working at a hotel owned by the Maloofs, Adrienne showed me her boobies. It was pre-enhancement and they were spectacular.

  • Wombat_socho

     Pics or it didn’t happen.

  • Garym

    Unfortunately there were no camera phones (or at least I didn’t own one) in the early 90’s.  I’ll get a police artist to draw a sketch for you. : )