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LIVE AT FIVESIX: 08.30.12

Posted on | August 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Paul Ryan’s Urgent Message: America Needs A Turnaround

Your next President (of the Senate) Paul Ryan

“College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life.”



Condoleezza Rice: “American Strength Begins At Home”
“Where does America stand?” When our friends and our foes, alike, do not know the answer to that question — clearly and unambiguously — the world is a chaotic and dangerous place.

Isaac Misses New Orleans, Continues To Soak Louisiana With Rain
Surrounding parishes could see two feet of rain and serious flooding



POLITICS
President Screws Around On Internet While Black People Drown

President Obama on Reddit

Obama answers ten questions on Reddit

NASA Launches Twin Satellites Into Van Allen Radiation Belts

McCain: America Can’t Afford Another Obama Term

Rob Portman: Being Cool Doesn’t Fix The Economy

Appeals Court Grants George Zimmerman New Judge

Pentagon Investigating SEAL’s Bin Laden Book For Classified Info



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Down Slightly As Isaac comes Ashore; NYMEX $95.33, Brent $112.54
US Economy Barely Moved In Second Quarter
German Unemployment Rises For Fifth Straight Month
Homeowner Aid From Banks Reported At $10.5 Billion
Asian Shares Retreat Ahead Of Bernanke’s Speech
Sears Booted From S&P Over Float Level
Citigroup Settles Shareholder Suit For $590 Million
Sales Of Foreclosed Properties Up In Second Quarter
US Farm Income Up As Drought Spurs Higher Prices
S&P Downgrades Illinois After Pension Reform Failure
Dell XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet Revealed; Has 20-Hour Battery
Samsung Updates Galaxy Note Phablet
Google Plus Launched Business-Savvy Networking Tools
Samsung Unveils Windows Devices
HP Tries Again With Envy X2 Convertible Tablet/Laptop Windows 8 Hybrid
Intel Adds Wireless Power Sharing For Laptops, Smartphones
Kojim Productions Announces Open World “Metal Gear Solid” Game



SPORTS
Clemens Slated for Second Sugar Land Start September 7

Roger Clemens pitching in the Atlantic League

Not thinking about major-league comeback; will be on Hall of Fame ballots this fall

Replacement Refs To Work NFL’s Week One

NHLPA May Table Counteroffer Today As Lockout Looms

Bullpen Delivers As Giants Beat Astros

Stewart Debut Ugly As Angels Rip Red Sox 10-3

Rocked By Rays: Harrison Allows Seven Runs In 5.1 Innings

Sabathia Struggles As Yanks Lose To Blue Jays 8-5

Harvey, Duda Help Mets Get Even With Phillies In 3-2 Win

Blanton, Ellis Lead Dodgers Over Rockies, 10-8

Harper Ends Nats’ Five Game Skid With Two Dingers, Ejection



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Courtney Stodden Turns 18

Courtney Stodden

Immediately bombarded with porn offers

LiLo Owes: Chateau Marmont Bill Tops $46K

Holly Madison Expecting First Child

John Travolta’s Former Gay Lover Tells All

Ryan Gosling To Make Directing Debut On “How To Catch A Monster” With Christina Hendricks

Eyewitness Claims Coke Used In Prince Hal’s Room During Naked Vegas Romp

Heidi Klum And Seal’s Divorce Battle Heating Up

Unspeakable Armenian Settles Lookalike Suit With Old Navy for $$$



FOREIGNERS
Up To 47 Dead In PRC Coal Mine Explosion
Syrian Emigres In US Seek Aid To Arm Rebels
Barak: Egypt Clearly Trying To Control Sinai Terror
Tehran Jumps To Assad’s Rescue
Ayatollah Khamenei Says Iran Has No Interest In The Bomb, Will Pursue Peaceful Nuclear Power
Rush Of Asylum-Seekers Before Australian Crackdown
Assange Case Forces Ecuador To Release Long-Jailed Dissident
Twin Typhoons Raise Fears For Disaster-Prone Norks
Ban Ki-Moon Condemns Iran For Israel Threats, Holocaust Denial At Non-Aligned Nations Conference



BLOGS & STUFF
EBL: Hey Girl, Paul Ryan Is Giving His Speech At The RNC
WyBlog: Why Your Next Car Will Be An Overpriced Golf Cart
Gateway Pundit: I Call BS As Lib Media Says GOP Delegates Threw Nuts At Black Camerawoman & Used Slurs – Where’s The Video, Audio, Or Names?
Pat Dollard: Clint Eastwood Believed To Be Today’s Mystery Speaker
Jim Geraghty: The Growing Inclination To Hype Or Trash Convention Speeches
Sacred Monkeys: Romney Gets 5% Bounce In Swing States Poll
Newsbusters: Gwen Ifill Stands Up For Disgraced David Chalian
Atlas Shrugs: Yahoo News Washington Bureau Chief Says “Republicans Happy To Party When Black People Drown”
Legal Insurrection: “Nor Can a Peace Be Brokered”
Riehl World News: Juan Williams, Stop Digging
NRO Media Blog: Brian Ross Beclowns Himself Again
Just One Minute: A New Judge For George Zimmerman
AmSpecBlog: Susanna Martinez – Obama Built The Deficit
Wizbang: Burned-Out Occupy Anarchists
Lonely conservative: Obama Sent Form Letters To Families Of The Fallen
Ed Driscoll: Wow, The GOP Turned Into Golf Digest So Slowly…
NRO Corner: On Those “Odd” Parts Of The GOP Platform

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  • http://qwertyaltofuori.blogspot.com Red

    Condi Rice, Susana Martinez, and Paul Ryan KILLED IT last night. Reagan stood up and cheered. Let’s hope there’s something more to cheer about come Nov. 6th.

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  • Wombat_socho

    We’ve tried hope. Time for change.

  • http://qwertyaltofuori.blogspot.com Red

    Yeah, that’s what I meant: real hope, not hope-ium.

  • RichFader

    I haven’t seen an 18-year-old girl who looked that mature since Traci Lords. No, I take that back. Traci didn’t look that used, even if she actually was.