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LIVE AT FIVE: 10.04.12 [DEBATE HANGOVER EDITION]

Posted on | October 4, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
ROMNEY ADMINISTERS EPIC BEATDOWN TO OBAMA ON NATIONAL TV

Candid shot of Obama after debate (props to Bob Owens for this)

MSM, Secret Service helpless to stop thrashing as President stumbles through first debate
Even MSDNC, Democrat Party leaders know it


Turkey Strikes Back After Syrian Mortar Attack Kills Five
Loyalist positions shelled by Turkish Army, NATO ministers meeting: is intervention in the offing?


Commonwealth Edison Threatens To Pull Plug On Smart Grid
Fight with Illinois Commerce Commission threatens thousands of jobs, badly needed electrical upgrades



POLITICS
Romney Barrels Out Of First Debate On Offense

Obama and Romney meet for the first time at debate

Romney & Ryan heading for Virginia today, Florida later

House Panel: State Department Confirmed Libya Threats
Sensitive US Files Abandoned In Libya

Induction Of San Francisco’s New Catholic Archbishop Draws Cheers, Rebukes

FBI Using Social Media To Seek Massachusetts Terror Suspect

Is Joe Biden The GOP’s New Secret Weapon?

Detroit’s Top Cop Suspended Over Sex Scandal, Expected To Resign

Woman Busted For Riding Manatee In Florida

Military Absentee Ballot Requests Plummet From 2008

Miffed At Brown, Black Ministers Back Warren



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Brent Lurches Toward $109 After Steep Fall; Global Economy Still Crappy: NYMEX $88.37, Brent $108.57
3M Abandons Office Supplies Deal, Leaving Avery Looking For Buyer
Wall Street Edges Up Over ADP Job Numbers
HP Tanks As Whitman Sees More Pain Ahead
Draghi Awaits Call From Spain As Brinksmanship Keeps ECB Guessing
Houston Man Arrested, Charged With Selling Electronics To Russians
Monsanto Posts 4Q Loss On Reduced Seed Sales
Facebook To Charge For Promoting User Posts
Global Action Takes Down Tech Support Scam
Google Buying Face Recognition Firm Viewdle
Samsung Galaxy S III Sales Helped By iPhone 5, Patent Trial News
DIY Gun Project Misfires After 3D Printer Seized
Oracle On Track To Become Apple Of The Enterprise
Big Data Skills Gap Needs Filling, Says Tech Industry Commission



SPORTS
Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera

First man to lead AL in batting average, home runs, and RBI since Red Sox’ Carl Yazstrzemski in 1967

A’s Trump Rangers To Win AL West

Gritty Yanks Avoid Collapse, Hang On To Win AL East

NBA Sets Anti-Flopping Rules, Union To File Grievance

Red Sox GM Cherington Plays Blame Game

Orioles Settle For Wild Card After Losing To Rays

Schumacher To Retire From Formula 1 Racing

Teddy Finally Wins, Ending 538-Game Losing Streak; Oh Yeah, Nats Beat Phillies 5-1



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Cruise/Holmes Divorce Details Leaked

Tom and Katie in happier days

Marriage was apparently over six months before the split

No Blood Today On “American Idol” Set

Lark Voorhies’ Mom Says She’s Battling Bipolar Disorder

Heidi Montag Headlining At Strip Club For $25K

Richard Belzer’s Trainwreck Interview: Molestation, Sodomy And Hitler

Jennie Garth: This Year Has Been A Rebirth

Kate Gosselin Says Her Marriage Would Have Ended Even Without The Reality Show

Reband Of Brothers: Jonas Brothers Reunite



FOREIGNERS
Iran Cracks Down On Moneychangers As Rial Continues To Fall
Riot Police Clash With Protesters As Iranians’ Discontent Grows
Landslide Buries 19 In PRC’s Yunnan Province
Top UK Universities Fall In Rankings
Brazilian MP Claims On Visit That Iranian Ties Don’t Mean Brazil Is Enemy To Israel
Nigerian Police Make Arrests In Mubi Student Massacre
Philippine Court Orders Arrest Of Former President Arroyo
Kayani Backs Any Baluchistan Solution “Within Constitution”
Activists Claim New Philippine Law Gags Netizens



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: Why Does Obama Need His Own Illinois Lubyanka?
Power Line: It’s Over
Lonely Conservative: Presidential Debate 1 Wrapup – Romney Won
Legal Insurrection: Best Tweets Of The First Presidential Debate
Jim Geraghty: B.O. K-O’d
Allahpundit: Romney Wins – CBS, CNN Instapolls Show Crushing Obama Defeat
Breitbart: Politico Says Romney Up 4 In Tossup States
Twitchy: Undecided Voters In Focus Group Swing Sharply Toward Romney
AmSpecBlog: Stephanie Cutter Says Romney Must Apologize For Obama Race Tape
Villainous Company: In Libya, Press Doing Job “Too Hazardous” For Obama Administration
Weasel Zippers: Philadelphia Teacher Compares Romney T-Shirt To KKK White Sheet
Atlas Shrugs: Arson Jihad – Muslim Group Setting Europe’s Forests Ablaze
The Daily: Chipotle Manager Wide-Eyed For Mitt


SOTD: U Can’t Touch This

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