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Posted on | September 25, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Romney Rips Obama On Middle East Policy

Mitt Romney speaks in Pueblo

Says “These are not bumps in the road; these are human lives,”; Ryan compares Obama’s foreign policy to Jimmy Carter’s
Related: Romney campaign taking friendly fire


Obama To Address UN In Wake Of Rising Tensions
Will discuss Iran, Syria, and the Muslim world in his speech


Chicoms Commission First Aircraft Carrier
Former Soviet Varyag now the Liaoning



POLITICS
Gloves Come Off In Massachusetts Senate Race

Senator Brown and Professor Fauxcahontas

Negative ads hit the airwaves questioning Warren’s truthfulness, Brown’s loyalties


Reading Scores On SAT Sink To Forty-Year Low


Chicago Aims To Restore Infrastructure And Implement Free Wi-Fi Citywide

As Final Deadline Approaches, Akin Staying In Senate Race

5th Circuit Reverses Itself, Holds Corps Of Engineers Harmless For Katrina Damages

Teachers’ Unions Hedge Bets, Seek Allies In GOP

Israelis Fear Netanyahu Is Meddling In US Politics



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Inches Up On Calls For New Iran Sanctions; NYMEX $92.24, Brent $110.10
Growth Worries, Spain Concerns Keep Markets In Check
Free Checking Accounts Grow Scarce
Discover To Refund $214 Million, Settle Deceptive Marketing Charges
US Stock Futures Fall On Growth Jitters
Williams Says Fed Will Pursue QE3 Until Job Market Rebounds
Verizon iPhone 5 Ships Unlocked, Works On AT&T Network
Facebook Private Message Rumor False, Site Says
Adobe Updates Premiere, Photoshop Elements
Iran Starts Blocking Google, GMail
Will Amazon Open Physical Stores To Sell Kindles?



SPORTS
A’s Can’t Win At Texas Hold’em

Oakland SS Cliff Pennington tries to recover from a bobbled ball

Rangers win 5-4 in 9th inning as A’s defense fails; third one-run loss in a row

Ref Rage: Seahawks Stun Packers As Controversial Call Sets Up Winning TD

Yankees Power Past Twins 6-3; Pettitte Wins Again

Six Cities In Mix To Host First NCAA Championship Game

O’s Lose 9-5 To Jays For Doubleheader Split, Fall 1.5 Behind Yankees

Dunn’s Dingers Keep White Sox Atop AL Central

Hochevar Can’t Match Verlander As Royals Fall 6-2 To Tigers

This Time, “Sun Monster” Helps Nationals In Rout; Magic Number Now 5



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr. Welcome Baby Boy

“Ringer” star Sarah Michelle Gellar

Second child for couple

Lindsay Lohan Rushed To Hospital With Lung Infection

Sofia Vergara’s Butt Cannot Be Contained By Mere Dresses

Beyonce Pregnant Again

Bonnie Franklin Diagnosed With Pancreatic Cancer

Kutcher & Kunis’ PDA-Filled Weekend

Chris Brown Flunks Drug Test In Rihanna Case

Kerri Walsh Jennings: Pregnant At The Olympics?

Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Rips Fiona Apple: “Just Shut Up And Sing”



FOREIGNERS
UN Envoy Says No End In Sight For Syrian Civil War
Water Cannon Forces Taiwanese Flotilla To Leave Senkaku Waters
Nork Farmers Take Baby Steps Toward Market Economy
PRC Talks Tough With Japan On Senkaku Island Flap
US Says Belarus Election Neither Fair Nor Free
Are Drone Attacks Actually Harming US Interests?
Abu Hamza Loses Extradition Fight, Will Be Deported With Four Others To US



BLOGS & STUFF
Weasel Zippers: Obama Offers Himself As Eye Candy On “The View”
WyBlog: Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic…And Abortion
Israel Matzav: Like A Bull In A China Shop
Jennifer Rubin: Obama’s “60 Minutes” Wipeout
Power Line: Ishmael Jones – After Benghazi
Lonely Conservative: Romney On Obama’s “Bumps In The Road”
Allahpundit: Today’s Alleged Romney Gaffe
Pat Dollard: Polls Unanimously Say Military Wants New Commander-in-Chief
Jawa Report: State Department Aide Tells Reporter To Have A Nice Life (Expletives Deleted)
Wake Up America: Dem Pollsters Caddell, Schoen Condemn Oversampling Of Democrats In Polls
Legal Insurrection: Elizabeth Warren’s Law License Problem
American Conservative: Ancient (And Modern) Ignorance
Gateway Pundit: Taliban Claims Thousands Of UK Muslims Prepared To Die To Kill Prince Harry
Atlas Shrugs: Leaders Of KC Muslim Group Petition Obama To Limit Americans’ Free Speech
Jammie Wearing Fools: Laugh Of The Day – “President Obama: The Democrats’ Ronald Reagan”

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