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Posted on | October 26, 2012 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Both Parties, Presidential Candidates On Track To Raise One BILLION Dollars

It’s all about the Benjamins

Wall Street, professionals donating heavily to Romney and allied SuperPACs; Silicon Valley, retirees giving to DNC and Obama

NYT Reports PRC PM Wen Has Vast Family Business Empire
Billions in hidden riches for family of Communist leader

East Coast Readies For “Frankenstorm”
Utilities, local governments getting ready for up to $1 billion in damage



POLITICS
Romney Remains Focused On Economy; Obama, Media (BIRM) Want To Talk About Rape

Mitt and Meat Loaf sing “God Bless America” at a rally in Defiance, Ohio

President comes off the campaign trail, back to White House – for more campaigning

Colin Powell Endorses Obama Again

Fox Poll: Romney Up 2 In Virginia

Wisconsin Senate Race Gets Down And Dirty

Obama Struggles To Recapture Black Vote

Texas AG Threatens To Arrest UN Election Monitors

Gloria Allred’s Divorce Bombshell More Like Wet Firecracker

California “Top 2″ Ballot Succeeds In Eliminating Moderate Candidates

NYT Gets Blocked By Chicoms After Story On Wen Family Wealth Goes Live

US Diplomat Chides Japan Over Revolving Door Politics



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Glut Continues Pushing Prices Down: NYMEX $95.18, Brent $107.45
Apple Results Disappoint As iPad Sales Fail To Impress
Stocks, Commodities Slide; Yen Gains
California The Culprit In Illusory Jobless Claims Drop
Samsung Posts Record Profits On Galaxy Phone Sales
Best Buy Stokes Online Sales, Pricing Initiatives
Amazon Loses $169 Million On LivingSocial
Procter & Gamble Soars Past Profit Expectations
Grains Decline On Tepid Export Sales, Demand Concerns
Apple CEO Cook Blowing Smoke When He Dismisses Rival 7″ Tablets
Microsoft Pins Windows 8 Hopes On Surface
Samsung Beats Nokia, Still Largest Mobile Phone Seller
Pandora Shares Fall On Apple Music Rumors
“Assassin’s Creed III” Preorders Rocket
Apple Sued Over Deal Locking iPhones To AT&T Network
Facebook Backs Zynga As Game Publisher Shrinks



SPORTS
After Game 1′s Panda Power, Giants Win Game 2 With Small Ball

Tigers vainly will bunt to roll foul

Pitching duel ends in Giants squeaking out two runs late for win and 2-0 lead in Series

Hall Of Fame Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Dies, 68

Stern To Retire As NBA Commissioner In 2014

Rookie Runs Wild For Bucs In 36-17 Blowout Of Vikings

Lakers Worst Team In NBA Preseason, Even With Dwight Howard

Full NHL Season A Goner

All Things Tebow

Live Shark Falls From Sky At California Golf Course

Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman Has Shoulder Scoped; Expected To Be Ready For Spring Training



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Taylor Swift, Conor Kennedy Split Up

Conor Kennedy and ex-GF Taylor Swift

“It was just a distance thing. No hard feelings. They’re fine.”
Conor Freaked Out – Relationship Went Too Far Too Fast

Lindsay Lohan’s Publicist Quits Over Endless Stream Of Debacles

It’s Jessica Timberlake Now

Jessica Simpson Blindsided By Dad’s Reported Gay Confession

Arnold And “Conan The Barbarian”: Together Again

Lil Wayne Hospitalized After In-Flight Medical Scare

Christina Aguilera Dismisses “Tabloid Trash”

“Cloud Atlas” Slammed For Lack Of Asian Actors, “Yellow Face” Makeup



FOREIGNERS
Syrian Cease-Fire Holding – For Now
Suicide Bomber Kills 37 At Afghan Mosque
Death Toll Tops 100 In Burma’s Rakhine State
Ukraine Election Puts Democracy Under Scrutiny
Disgraced Chicom Pol Bo Xilai Expelled From National People’s Congress, Removing Legislative Immunity
European Parliament Clashes With Ministers Over EU Budget



BLOGS & STUFF
TrogloPundit: Is EJ Dionne Smart Enough To Be A Big Time Columnist? If So, Does He Think His Readers Are Stupid?
WyBlog: He’s The Man With The Plan, Yes He Can, Create Obama-stan
Weasel Zippers: Least Shocking Endorsement – WaPo Backs Obama
Quin Hillyer: The Dishonorable Colin Powell
Washington Free Beacon: John McCain Unloads On Colin Powell Over Obama Endorsement
Protein Wisdom” ELECTION SHOCKER – Republican Colin Powell Endorses Democrat Barack Obama
Hot Air: President Obama Goes Smaller And Smaller
The New Republic: Why Liberals Are Misreading Mourdock
The Blaze: Joe Biden Steps In It Again At Navy SEAL’s Funeral: “Did Your Son Always Have Balls The Size Of Cue Balls?”
Power Line: Who Decided Not To Save Tyrone Woods?
Twitchy: In Creepy OFA Video, Actress Lena Dunham Likens Voting For Obama To Losing Her Virginity
Legal Insurrection: Obama Supporters Rally Around Anti-Mormonism
Gateway Pundit: Meat Loaf Opens For Romney In Ohio, Naked Cowboy Endorses Romney In New York
Jihad Watch: Non-Muslims Have Sex Like Donkeys And Deserve To Get Blown Up, Says UK Jihad Plotter
Lonely Conservative: Gay Man Beaten Nearly To Death For Working On GOP Campaign


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