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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.20.12

Posted on | August 20, 2012 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Former CCP Boss’ Wife Given Suspended Death Sentence

Neil Haywood and Gu Kailai


Given fourteen years in poisoning of British businessman

Assad Prays In Rare Appearance As Syrian Civil War Rages On
Attendance at Eid prayers televised

Mitt Romney Goes To Church With The Media
Perhaps the only article on this without the “Mormons are WEIRD” subtext



POLITICS
Democrats Targeting Paul Ryan On Abortion

Paul Ryan speaking to SRO crowds at The Villages


They say “womens’ rights” but all they talk about is abortion

Twenty Years After Ruby Ridge Murders, Forgiveness For The Feds

Akin Says He Misspoke About Raped Women

Obama Renews Call For Aid To Halt Teacher Layoffs

“Old Ironsides” Struts Her Stuff

Maryland Court Rejects Suit Challenging Redistricting Referendum

Obama Lags On Judicial Picks



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Continues To Rise On Increasing US Consumer Confidence: NYMEX $96.31, Brent $114.24
ECB Official: Greece Should Remain In Euro
Flight Attendants Accept AMR Contract
Recovery Summer III: Unemployment Up In 44 States
Asian Stocks Fall, PRC Index Lowest Since 2009
HTC Loses $40 Million From OnLive Restructuring
Apple Claims Samsung Abused Its Power
US Viewers Watched Nearly 37 Million Online Videos In July
Google’s Motorola Files New Patent Suit Against Apple
RIM To Sprinkle Blackberry 10 With Android Mojo
The FTC’s Threat To Web Consumers
Nintendo 3DS XL On Sale Now



SPORTS
Hiroki’s Arm, Ichiro’s Bat Beat Boston

Hiroki Kuroda on the mound


Yankees sink hapless Red Sox 4-1; Beckett good, but no match for Kuroda

Melky Cabrera Testosterone Plot Thickens

Carl Crawford Likely To Have Season-Ending Elbow Surgery

Pedro Alvarez Ends 19-Inning Game With Dinger; Pirates Beat Cards 6-3

Biffle Regains Points Lead After Win In Michigan

Peyton Manning’s Home Debut A Mixed Bag As Broncos Fall To Seahawks 30-10

Gio Tops Mets For League-Leading Win #16



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Tony Scott Commits Suicide, Age 68

Tony Scott, 1944-2012 RIP


Jumped to his death off bridge; directed Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop II, The Last Boy Scout

Carly Rae Jepsen Is Dating Michael Koma

“Expendables 2″ #1 With $26.8 Million

James Gunn In Talks To Direct Marvel’s “Guardians Of The Galaxy”

Tonight Show Lays Off 20 staffers; Jay Leno Takes Pay Cut To Save Jobs

Diddy: American Idol Is Going To Have To PAY ME!

Lindsay Lohan Struggles To Defy Gravity In Backless Halter Top



FOREIGNERS
Pussy Riot Won’t Ask Putin For Pardon
Activists Raise Ante In Senkaku Islands Dispute Between Japan, PRC
Assange Takes Aim At US As Diplomatic Crisis Deepens
Burma Government Ends Censorship Of Local Media
South African Miners Face Dismissal Deadline
Pakistan Police Arrest Disabled Christian Girl, 11, For Alleged Blasphemy
More NZ Troops Headed For Afghanistan
Did Texts, Phone Messages Spreading Panic In India’s Northeast Come From Pakistan?
Park Geun-Hye Wins Saenuri Party Nomination For ROK President



BLOGS & STUFF
Zilla Of The Resistance: Mitt Romney Takes a Bold Stand
Valley of The Shadow: Waxman Ineligible To Run In CA-33?
Gateway Pundit: Akin Hits McCaskill On Pro-Abortion Record
Legal Insurrection: Republican Makes Stupid Statement…Everyone Swarm
NewsBusters: Politico’s Priorities – Story With “No Formal Allegations Of Wrongdoing” Deserves 1400-Word Article, E-Mail Alert
Lonely Conservative: Newsweek Cover – Hit The Road, Barack
Chicago Boyz: Newsweek Throws Obama Under The Bus
Power Line: The Spinal Tap Presidency
Deep Fried Manatees: From The “Don’t Piss On My Leg And Tell Me It’s Raining” File
Sacred Monkeys: Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) Introduces Obama As Leader Of Mission To Get Bin Laden
Marginal Revolution: Racism By Political Party
Reihan Salam: How Racism And Political Affiliation Intersect
Jihad Watch: 11-Year Old Down’s Girl Arrested In Pakistan For Blasphemy
Urban Grounds: Elizabeth Warren – Fake Indian. Fake Biker. Real Moron.

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Comments

  • Anamika

    I see a sea of white …and kids in bright colors…

    Eid Mubarak!

  • Quartermaster

    I’ve been to a Mormon Church before. Regardless of what they teach, the service does not proceed much different than it does at a Christian Church. You don’t see the wierd stuff until you really get inside and start learning their doctrines. You won’t get that for awhile.

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  • http://marezilla.com/ Zilla of the Resistance

    Thank you, Wombat!