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LIVE AT FIVE (CDT): 09.19.12

Posted on | September 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Romney Slams Obama’s Redistributionist Approach To Government

Mitt Romney at a Salt Lake City campaign event

Not backing down from remarks – counterattacking instead
Gallup says he actually has significant support from the 47%


Federal Judge Rejects Injunction Against Doc Check Provision Of Arizona Law
Other three sections of SB1070 remain blocked due to federal pre-emption


Chicago Students Return To Class Today As Strike Ends
Union delegates vote to suspend walkout after city backs down on several points



POLITICS
Middle East In Flames, Economy Sputtering, Obama Drops By Letterman Before Beyonce Bash

Obama yuks it up on Letterman

The Administration, as played by Chip Diller

Appeals Court Rules SuperPAC Donors Can Remain Secret

Ryan: Safety Net Shouldn’t Encourage Dependency

Poll Finds CT Senate Race Too Close To Call

Bill O’Reilly, Jon Stewart To Face Off In Washington Debate

Pennsylvania High Court Punts On Voter ID Bill

Farm-State Politicians Go Home Empty-Handed

Rhode Island School Bans Father-Daughter Dances As Violation Of State Law



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Continues Slide As Traders Await Inventory News; NYMEX $95.86, Brent $112.53
Euro Stocks Climb As Bank Of Japan Opts For Stimulus
More Job Cuts On Tap For American Airlines
NStar Proposes Lowering Gas Rates To 2002 Levels
Stocks Mixed As Investors Focus On Economic Woes
Deposit Flight From PIGS Banks Erodes Euro
Japan Gets Cold Feet On Nuke Abolition
US Current-Account Deficit Narrows
Intel Sets Windows 8 Tablet Event With HP, Samsung, Others
Sony Unveils Smaller, More Expensive PS3
Miracast Certification Begins As AirPlay Gets Some Serious Competition
Microsoft, RIM Ink Licensing Agreement
Windows 8 Price For System Builders To Be Roughly Equivalent To Windows 7
JetBlue To Roll Out Free In-flight WiFi Next Year



SPORTS
Steve Sabol, President Of NFL Films, Dies

Steve Sabol, 1942-2012

Son of NFL Films founder helped start NFL Network; dead of brain cancer two weeks before 70th birthday

Teagarden’s 18th Inning Single Lifts O’s Over M’s, 4-2

AEG Sale Means Hazy Future For LA Sports

Lincecum, Giants Beat Rockies 6-3; Giants’ Magic Number Now 7


Astros Lose 100th Game, Fall 4-1 To Cardinals

Doubront, BoSox Play Spoiler, Top Rays 7-5

Cabrera Gets 6 RBI As Tigers Rout A’s 12-2

Weaver Gets 100th Win As Angels Smack Rangers 11-3

Brewers Blank Free-Falling Pirates

Braves Waste Rally, Fall To Fish In 10th; Nationals Magic Number Now 10

Rainouts In NY, DC Set Up Doubleheaders With Playoff Implications



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Tori Spelling Hospitalized For Emergency Surgery

Tori Spelling

Surgery for complications from fourth C-section

Alexis Bellino Leaving “Real Housewives Of Orange County” After Three Seasons

Selena Gomez Flies Back Into The Arms Of Justin Bieber

Jennifer Aniston Reveals Pregnant Belly In Funny SmartWater Ad


“Fifty Shades Of Grey” Author E.L. James Talks Movie Casting

French Court Shuts Down Publication Of Duchess Kate’s Topless Pics

Adele To Design For Burberry?

Amanda Bynes Doesn’t Think She Needs Rehab Or Conservatorship



FOREIGNERS
Syrian Rebels Seize Control Of Crossing On Turkish Border
NATO Says Halt In Joint Afghan Ops Won’t Affect Strategy
PRC Marks “National Humiliation Day” With Anti-Japanese Protests
Xi Jinping Looks Healthy After Two-Week Disappearance
Singh’s Biggest Ally To Quit Coalition Over Foreign Retail, Diesel Prices
Crowd Attacks US Ambassador In Beijing
Pemex Gas Plant Explosion In Reynosa Kills 26
Kremlin Demands Halt To USAID Work In Russia



BLOGS & STUFF
The Looking Spoon: One Of These Offends Democrats
WyBlog: And if Muslims Kill A Few More Ambassadors, Obama Will Give Back The Blind Sheik
Valley Of The Shadow: The Three-Act Tragedy Of Obama’s Foreign Policy
Power Line: Mitt Romney, Closet Conservative
NRO Corner: The “47 Percent” Flap
Riehl World News: Some GOP Strategists All Wee-Wee’d Up Over Romney Remarks
Moe Lane: Mother Jones Caught Tampering With “Untampered” Romney Video
James Taranto: 47 Skidoo
Gateway Pundit: Obama’s Convention Bounce Hits Bottom – Carter Had Better Lead In 1980
Da Tech Guy: The WaPo, NBC, And The New Poll Math
Pat Dollard: Obama’s Approval Rating On Foreign Policy Drops 12 Points After Embassy Attacks
Breitbart: Newspaper Revenues Collapse To 1950s Levels
Weasel Zippers: Obama Says “There’s Plenty Of Blame To Spread Around” For Fiscal Mess
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner: The EPA’s Four-Gallon Minimum Mandate
Lonely Conservative: Media Doesn’t Care About Secretary Sebelius Violating Federal Law
American Thinker: Professor Put On Leave After Requiring Students To Sign Democrat Vote Pledge

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Comments

  • OCBill

    “Chicago students return to class today as strike ends.” And so ends their last hope for a decent education.

  • Wombat_socho

    Isn’t that the truth. Between the CTU and peer pressure not to “act white”, most of those kids are doomed.