The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVESIX: 08.08.12

Posted on | August 8, 2012 | 6 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
PRC Evacuates 450K After Typhoon Haikui Turns Philippines Into Waterworld

Dark clouds loom over Shanghai


Third typhoon in less than a week to hit coastal city, surrounding province

Syrian Rebels Feel Abandoned, Betrayed By U.S.
Smart diplomacy!


Quinnipiac/CBS Poll Puts Romney Ahead In Colorado, Obama In Virginia & Wisconsin
Can’t wait to see the sample info on this one



POLITICS
Akin Wins Missouri GOP Senate Primary

Senator McCaskill talks to a reporter


Will face Claire McCaskill in November; Palin now 4-1 in primary picks

Jimmy Carter To Speak At Democratic Convention On Tape



Blackwater Successor Pays Fine To Settle Arms Charges

Christie Heads West To Fundraise For Romney

Clay Easily Beats Carnahan In MO-1 Democrat Primary

Inslee, McKenna Advance To Contend In November For Washington Governor’s Seat

White House, CIA Move Quickly To Douse Petraeus VP Rumors



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Continues To Rise On North Sea Supply Drop, Hope For Stimulus; NYMEX $93.67, Brent $112.00
Square Inc. Partners With Starbucks: Now You Too Can Overpay For Coffee With Your Smartphone
World Stocks, Euro Dip As Markets Await Hint On Central Bank Policy
Disney Profits Up 24% As Movie Studio Results Improve
U.S. Stocks Up For Third Day On Recovery Optimism
Wells Fargo Doubles Projected Cost Of Refinancing System
Newsstand Magazine Sales Slide 10%; Trouble For Publishers
After Epic Hack, Apples suspends Password Resets Over The Phone
Boingo Wireless Scoops Up Cloud Nine Media As It Seeks To Offer More Ad-Supported WiFi
Huge Samsung Report On iPhone Could Be Apple’s Smoking Gun
Amazon Enters Social Gaming Market
Apple Pulls Boy Genius Ads
EBay Moves Into Amazon Prime Territory



SPORTS
Streaking Tigers Top Yankees 6-5

Prince Fielder congratulates Miguel Cabrera on his dinger


Tigers now just half a game out of first in AL Central

Former PSU Players Intend To Appeal NCAA Sanctions

Reyes Extends Hit Streak To 25, Mets Beat Fish

Shock Turns To Hope As Blazers Sign Stott As Coach

Dodgers Flop In Clutch, Lose 3-1 To Rockies

Dempster Gets First AL Win, Leads Rangers To 6-3 Victory Over Red Sox

NCAA, Four Pro Sports Leagues Sue To Block Sports Betting In Jersey Casinos

…And Then Women Did Some Stuff At The Olympics

Shark Week Continues As Bernadina Saves The Day With Catch In 12th: Nationals Win 3-2



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Gwen Stefani On How She Stays Fit

Gwen Stefani


“Torture yourself.”

Lady Gag Posts Sexy Pool Pic With BF Taylor Kinney

Gabby Douglas’ Mom Has Had Enough Of Your Whining About Her Daughter’s Hair

No, Justin Timberlake Is Not Working On A New Album

Composer Marvin Hamlisch Dies, 68

Gillian Anderson Available Again


Joss Whedon Signed For “Avengers 2″ And Marvel Live-Action Series

Rihanna Deemed Too Sexy For Nivea

“Arrested Development” Starts Filming New Episodes For Netflix, Entire Cast Returning



FOREIGNERS
Syrian Rebels Retreat From Aleppo Stronghold
Egypt Bombs 20 Jihadis In Sinai
Flooding Eases In Philippines; 23 Dead From Typhoon, Flooding
U-Turn: Iran Admits Military Are Among Syrian Rebels’ “Pilgrim” Hostages
Ernesto Weakens To Tropical Storm Over Mexico
Bo Xilai’s Son Submits Statement In Mother’s Murder Trial
New Pakistani Premier Faces Contempt Charges Over Corruption Inquiry
African States To Move Against Congo Rebels



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: Obamacare: Now Making Your Pizza More Expensive
American Power: Wade Michael Page Was A Neo-Nazi, Not A Conservative
Power Line: The Rise And Fall Of Welfare Reform
Ed Driscoll: Newsweek Still Just Phoning It In
Washington Free Beacon: Obama Flack Refuses To Condemn Priorities USA Ad
Lonely Conservative: Obama SuperPAC Releases Ad Accusing Romney Of Causing Woman’s Death
Rush Limbaugh: The “Romney Murdered My Wife” Ad Just Normal Fare For Politicized Left
AmSpecBlog: Bill Burton And Obama Are Sick Human Beings
Riehl World View: Oliver willis Discards His Honor; Virginity Still Intact
JustOneMinute: Petraeus For VP?
Gateway Pundit: Koch Brothers Get Last Laugh Against Far-Left Monkey Comedian
Joshuapundit: ObamaBot Grasps At Straws To Trash Romney As “Anti-Israel”
American Thinker: Iran Says It Won’t Let Assad Fall
Newsbusters: Inevitably, Brian Ross Describes Shooter’s Neo-Nazi Links As “Right-Wing”
Protein Wisdom: “Left, Duped By Onion Parody, Blames Michelle Bachman For Shooting”

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Comments

  • http://theothermccain.com smitty

    That’s it. Clearly Sarah has lost her mojo, if she has only a .800 batting average.

  • http://qwertyaltofuori.blogspot.com Red

    “Prince Fielder congratulates Miguel Cabrera on his dinger”

    LOL! Really?

  • Wombat_socho

     Doomed?

  • Wombat_socho

     Baseball players are generally VERY secure in their masculinity.

  • Pingback: Obama PAC Releases Ad Basically Accusing Romney of Causing a Woman’s Death – Updated | The Lonely Conservative

  • http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com/ Evi L. Bloggerlady

    Ichiro may be thinking:  I should have played for the Tigers!