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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.29.12

Posted on | August 29, 2012 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Chris Christie Brings The Tough Love To Convention Keynote Speech

"It's time to end the era of absentee leadership."

Fires up delegates with hard-nosed speech; rips Obama as much as he praises Romney

Ann Romney: “This Man Will Not Fail”
Mrs. Romney offers passionate testimonial

Isaac Hits Louisiana
Calm prevails amid memories of Katrina



POLITICS
Artur Davis: I Made A Mistake In Backing Obama

Former Alabama Democrat Artur Davis

“Ask yourself if these Democrats still speak for you.”

Jeff Flake Wins Arizona GOP Senate Nomination

Washington Judges Toss Texas Redistricting Plan; State Will Appeal To Supremes

Brown Gets Half A Loaf With California Pension Reform


Will “2016: Obama’s America” Sway Undecided Voters?

Specter Fighting Cancer Again

Obama Courts Votes Of Less-Engaged Youth



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Continue To Slump As Isaac Expected To Spare Gulf Oil Facilities; NYMEX $95.78, Brent $112.30
All Ears Turn To Bernanke’s Jackson Hole Speech On Friday
Euro Near Eight-week High As Italy Prepares To Sell Debt
Dollar Weakens Against Euro, Pound And Yen As Consumer Confidence Falls
Lexmark To Wind Down inkjet Printer Business
PRC Official Says Economic Growth “Stabilizing At a Low Rate”
No Ban On Samsung Devices For Apple Until December 6 Hearing
Blizzard Cuts Iranian Gamers Off From World Of Warcraft
Google’s Home Page Now A Billboard
Samsung Slaps Earth Tones On Galaxy S III
IBM Bets $1 Billion On New Mainframe In Shrinking Market



SPORTS
Dodgers Lose To Rockies, Fall Further Behind In NL West

Dodgers CF Matt Kemp hits the wall at Coors Stadium

Kemp leaves early after crashing into wall; getting MRI and CT scan

NHL Labor Talks Resume

Alvarez Goes Yard Twice As Bucs Rout Cards

Romero Loses 11th Straight As Blue Jays Fall To Yankees 2-1


Indians Blanked By A’s Again, 7-0

Darvish K’s 10, Kinsler Homers As Rangers Edge Rays 1-0

Fish Pound Strasburg, Extend Nats’ Skid To Five Games



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
No Prosecution For Lindsay Lohan In Jewelry Theft

Lindsay Lohan

DA rejects case for insufficient evidence, lack of witnesses

ABC Greenlights “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Series, Whedon To Write And Possibly Direct
Show already cancelled (j/k)

Prince Harry’s Naked Vegas Romp Caught On Video

Adrienne Maloof Files For Divorce

Robert Pattinson Selling Kristen Stewart Love Nest

Russell Brand Dating Ginger Spice



FOREIGNERS
Catalonia Asks Madrid For Emergency Funds
Clinton Set To Take Asia Push To South Pacific
Court Rules Israel Not At Fault In Rachel Corrie’s Death
Mumbai Jihadi Kasab Loses Plea, Indian Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence
Japan, Norks Hold First Talks Since 2008
France Opens Murder Inquiry Into Arafat’s Death
Venezuelan Refinery Fire Finally Extinguished After Four Days
Opposition Leader Accuses Putin Of Spending Billions On Jets, Palaces, And Yachts



BLOGS & STUFF
Zilla Of The Resistance: Meet An Occupooper Who’d Like Mitt Romney And Paul Ryan Assassinated, Ann Romney Raped, And Thinks Cop-Killers Are Cool
WyBlog: We Don’t Need No Education – Teacher Fired For Posting Students’ Anti-Obama Pictures
Gateway Pundit: Ann Romney Lights Up The RNC
AmSpecBlog: What Mitt Romney And Ted Williams Have In Common
Judicial Watch: Stack Of “Overlooked” CIA Docs Obtained Detailing Meetings With Bin Laden Movie Makers
Michelle Malkin: Rules Changes Provoke Paul Supporters And Lots Of Romney Delegates As Well
Legal Insurrection: Court Throws Out Texas Redistricting Plan
Da Tech Guy: I’ll See You A Cardinal Dolan And Raise You…A Cardinal Dolan
Lonely conservative: Mia Love’s RNC Gun Story – Plus Video Of Her Convention Speech
Ed Morrissey: It’s Time To Cancel All National Political Covnentions
National Review: Politifiction
Scared Monkeys: Don’t Look Now, But Obama’s Support In Iowa Is Sliding
Weasel Zippers: DNC Chair Villaraigosa – Republicans Can’t Just Trot Out A Brown Face
Weekly Standard Blog: Hooters Welcomes Joe Biden To Tampa

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