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LIVE AT FIVE: 10.12.12

Posted on | October 12, 2012 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Joe Biden Channels The Joker

Y SO SERIOUS?

“…between contemptuous and deranged…”
Democrat base seems to have liked it, though


Shuttle Endeavour Makes Last Journey Through Streets Of LA
City annoys businessmen along route by encouraging people to stay home



Mayor’s Pick To Head Chicago Public Schools Resigns
CEO Jean Claude Brizard leaving “by mutual agreement”



POLITICS
SecDef Warns Of Potential For “Cyber-Pearl Harbor”

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta

Calls For Congress to enact new standards for cybersecurity of infrastructure

Judge To Sentence Fugitive Indiana Doctor Who Hid For Five Years 

Sherman-Berman Debate Almost Gets Physical

Romney: Obama Would Rather Save Big Bird Than The American Family

Colorado, Oregon, Washington Initiatives Could Legalize Marijuana In Defiance Of Federal Law

Rand Paul PAC Runs Ads Against Democrats In Florida, Ohio, West Virginia

After Fiery Florida Rally, Obama Focuses On Debate Prep

Romney: Libya Attack A Valid Campaign Issue



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Continued Tension In Syria, North Sea Rig Maintenance Drives Oil Up: NYMEX $92.25, Brent $115.46
Foreclosures Hit Five-Year Low
Dollar Rises As Spain Sparks Caution
Infosys Under Pressure, Brokerages Cautious On Stock
Sprint Confirms Talks With Japan’s Softbank
US Trade Deficit Widens As Exports Fall
Drought Cuts US Crops Below Demand For First Time In 38 Years
AMD: Third Quarter Unravels Amid Weak Demand, Excess Inventory
Samsung Galaxy S III Mini: Big Compromise In A Small Package
Amazon Launches Kindle Paperwhite, Lending Library In UK
US Appeals Court Overturns Ban On Samsung Phone
September US Retail Video Game Sales Down 24%



SPORTS
Fun While It Lasted: A’s Fall To Tigers 6-0

Oakland fans cheer their A’s

Verlander dominates in game 5 shutout

Hardy Clutch As O’s Force Game 5

Giants Oust Reds, Advance To Pennant Series

Earnhardt Sidelined After Second Concussion In A Month

ESPN College Guru Beano Cook Dies, 81

Wallach, Ausmus On Deck For Red Sox

Indiana Reaches WNBA Finals

Hasselbeck, Titans Pull Off Upset Over Steelers

Detwiler, Werth Rise To The Occasion For Nationals In Game 4 Also, Teddy wins again after getting Nats fired up



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Lindsay Lohan Comes Out For Romney

Lindsay Lohan

Predictable abuse erupts in article comments
Also, “My Mom’s Not On Coke!”

Bobbi Kristina Announces Engagement To Nick Gordon

Justin Bieber: That’s Not My Junk In That Nude Photo

Colton Haynes Leaving “Teen Wolf” After Two Seasons


Cops Raid Nelly’s Tour Bus, Seize Heroin And Massive Quantity Of Weed

Fox #1 With 18-49 Demographic, CBS Wins With Total Viewers

Liz Taylor’s Affairs With JFK, Reagan Exposed In Tell-All

NBC To Air Munsters Reboot As Halloween Special

Taylor Swift Smoulders On “Rolling Stone” Cover, Denies Cheating Charges



FOREIGNERS
Threat Looms Over Bali Bombing 10th Anniversary
Turks Remove ECM Gear, Other Military Electronics From Detained Syrian Plane; Russians Demand Explanation
Taliban’s Shooting Of 14-Year-Old Sparks Outrage In Pakistan
France Uncovers Jihadi Bomb Plot, “Biggest In Years”
Yemeni Security Chief At US Embassy Killed In Sanaa
Hezbollah Admits Flying Drone Over Israel
No Credible Opposition To Netanyahu In General Election?
Putin Defends Decision To Send Remaining Two Pussy Riot Members To Siberian Prison Camp



BLOGS & STUFF
WyBlog: Obamabot Desperation Time – Disgusting Anti-Mormon Bigotry Circulating On Facebook
NRO Corner: First Post-Debate Impression? Biden Behaving Badly
AmSpecBlog: Biden’s Goal The Wrong One
Lonely Conservative: Joe Biden Thinks It’s All A Big Joke
Breitbart: Media Hammers Joe Biden – “Stop Smirking!” “Weird” “Jerk”
Allahpundit: Angry Old Man Yells At Paul Ryan For 90 Minutes
Power Line: Biden’s Libya Dodges
Maggie’s Farm: Rude Biden Turns Off Many Independents
Protein Wisdom: Stephanie Cutter Claims Benghazi Attack Only An Issue “Because Of Romney And Ryan”
Gateway Pundit: Stephanie Cutter, Bret Baier Clash On Fox
Weasel Zippers: Leg Thrill Alert – New FL Poll Finds Romney Up 51-44, Beating Obama Among Hispanic Voters
NewsBusters: NYT Ignored Libya Hearings “Because There Were Six Better Stories”
Legal Insurrection: PPP Finds Warren Rising – Or Is That Just The Increase In Sample’s Party Spread?
Zero Hedge: Data Massaging Continues
Beltway Confidential: Obama Campaign Refers To Liberal Bloggers As “Tinfoil Hat Crowd”

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