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Posted on | October 1, 2012 | Comments Off

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TOP NEWS
Obama Camp Plays Down Debate Expectations

Obama speaks at a rally in Vegas

Obama and his campaign acting like underdogs
Related: Christie predicts Romney surge after first debate

Gov. Brown Vetoes Labor Protections For The Help
Bill would have extended overtime, rest breaks, and eased workers’ comp requirements for maids, housekeepers and other domestic employees


Opposition Supporters Shot By Chavista Thugs As Election Nears
Capriles: “Our people are tired of violence, of division, of confrontation.”



POLITICS
Ryan Tempers Expectations For Presidential Debate

Ryan on the campaign trail in Ohio

“I don’t think one event is going to make or break this campaign.”

California Bans Conversion Therapy For Gay Teens

Ahmadinejad’s Cameraman Seeks Asylum In US

Fauxcahontas Pulls Ahead In New Boston Globe Poll, 43-38

GOP Launches New Ads Focusing On Economy For 13 House Races

Texas High School Cheerleaders Win Restraining Order, May Continue Making Bible Verse Banners For Football Games

Supremes To Rehear Alien Tort Statute Case

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) Says Akin Could Win Missouri



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Euro, Oil Fall On Spain, Growth Worries; NYMEX $91.36, Brent $111.66
PRC’s PMI Declines For Second Month
Euro Leaders Face Unrest Going Into “Crucial” Month
Berkshire Hathaway’s MidAmerican Power To Buy Two California Wind Farms
Oklahoma Refinery Blast Leaves One Dead, One Injured
Kodak Pulls The Plug On Another Business
Kindle Paperwhite Leaves A Glowing Impression
HP Aims For Business Users With ElitePad 900 Windows 8 Tablet
Nokia Seals Mapping Deal With Oracle
Ellison Launches Exadata 3, Takes Swipe At SAP
“Bad Piggies” Get Their Shot At Greatness
AMD Deal Brings Android Apps To Windows 8



SPORTS
This Time, Packers Overcome Blown Call

Jordy Nelson after catching an Aaron Rodgers TD pass

Green Bay rallies to edge winless Saints 28-27

For Yankees, A Playoff Berth And Unfinished Business

Orioles Beat Red Sox 6-3, Clinch Playoff Berth

Head Cases, Head Games At Dover

NHL, Players Union Complete Three Days Of Talks With No Deal

Tebow’s Slickest Moves Come Long After Giants Crush Jets 49-0

Dodgers Still In The Wild-Card Picture…For Now

Falcons Rally Past Panthers To Stay Unbeaten

Nationals Get Blown Out 12-4 By Cardinals



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Lohan Scuffles With Congressional Staffer Over Phone Pix

Lindsay Lohan

Assault charges filed, dropped already says NYPD

Anne Hathaway Marries Adam Shulman

Justin Bieber Barfs On Stage

Yes, Ashton And Demi Were Actually Married Legally

Kings Of Leon Rocker Jason Followill Marries Model Martha Patterson

Rick Ross, Young Jeezy Brawl At BET Awards, Shots Fired

Lindsay Lohan Blasts Dr. Phil As A Bully, Fraud On Twitter

Arnold Schwartzenegger Confirms Affair With Brigitte Nielsen



FOREIGNERS
Japan’s PM Noda Reshuffles Cabinet To Boost Support
Five Dead In Clash Between US, Afghan Troops
Russian Court Set To Hear Pussy Riot Appeal; Orthodox Church Requests Leniency
Georgia Votes In Tense Parliamentary Polls
Thousands Turn Out In Caracas To Support Capriles; Estimates Range Up To One Million In The Streets
Kenyan Forces Hit Al-Shabaab Bases Around Abandoned Kismayo
Ospreys Deploy To Okinawa Despite Protests
Turkey’s Erdogan Re-Elected As AK Party Leader



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: Top Twelve Reasons People Vote For Democrats
PPP: Obama Up By 4 In Oiho
Riehl World News: How The Economy Collapsed As A Political Issue
Bill Gertz: White House Hack Attack
Weasel Zippers: DNC Predicts Romney Will Win First Debate
Daily Caller: Univision Report Connects “Fast & Furious” To Massacre Of Mexican Teens
Babalu: MSM MIA On 2000 KIAs, Pentagon AWOL On Military Absentee Ballot Requests
Gateway Pundit: Administration Blames “Friendly Fire” Attacks In Afghanistan On US Troops
Say Anything: Third Parties Score Victory, Get Corporate Sponsorships Pulled From Presidential Debates
American Power: More Libya Lies – Plouffe Denies Coverup
Scared Monkeys: Senator McCain Calls Obama “Ignorant” And “Inept” In Response To Libya Attacks
Fausta’s Blog: Pat Caddell Says Media Have Become The Enemy Of The American People
Jawa Report: Kenyan #ProudSavages Kill Child In Grenade Attack On Sunday School
Lonely Conservative: Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez Endorses Obama

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