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LIVE AT FIVESIX: 11.12.12

Posted on | November 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Lawmakers Want Probe Of Petraeus Investigation

General David Petraeus and Linda Broadwell in happier times

Senator Feinstein, Congressman King smell a rat, want investigation timeline


Bipartisan Agreement On Fiscal Cliff Compromise
GOP willing to consider increasing pain of the AMT


GOP Opens Door To Immigration Reform
Boehner, Rubio call for comprehensive immigration reform after Hispanics go for Obama 3:1



POLITICS
The Mayor In The Eye

Mayor Bloomberg

Bloomberg’s fumbling response to Sandy and the “empathy deficit”


Veterans Unsure How To Accept Your Thanks

Project ORCA: Fail Whale

120,000 In NY/NJ Still Without Power After Storms

Thirty Years After Unveiling, “The Wall”  Draws Vets And Their Loved Ones

GOP Post-Mortem: The Circular Firing Squad Convenes

Can Obama Schmooze His Way To Bipartisan Consensus?

Grauniad To America: Your Constitution Sucks



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Drift Amid Fiscal Cliff Uncertainty: NYMEX $85.84, Brent $108.92
Europe Haunted By The Greek Debt “Monster”
Asian Stocks Drop As Japan GDP Shrinks; Euro At Lowest In Two Months
SAS To Sell Assets, Cut 800 Jobs To Bolster Finances
Raley’s, Union Return To Bargaining Table
Bakery Workers Picket In Sacramento As Hostess Struggles
Dismal Trade, Production Data Deepen Fears About Indian Economy
HTC, Apple Settle iPhone Patent Complaints
Ballmer Says Surface Sales Off To Modest Start
Skype For WinPhone 8 Released
UK Court Slams Apple Over Samsung Notice
Windows Defender Stops 85% Of Common Malware
Activision Announces Live In-Game Streaming For “Black Ops II”
Walmart Fires Workers Who Smashed iPads On Camera



SPORTS
Saints End Falcons’ Unbeaten Streak, 31-27

Atlanta head coach Mike Smith

New Orleans takes advantage of Falcons’ multiple failures

Cutler Gets Bell Rung As Bears Fall To Texas 13-6

Lakers Bid Phil Jackson Goodbye, Sign Mike D’Antoni

Brawl Erupts In Garage After Bowyer/Gordon Wreck

NHL, Union Take Lunch Break; Still No Cure For Lockout

Vick Or No Vick, Eagles Have No Shot To Turn Their Season Around

Jimmie Johnson’s Title Hopes Take Big Hit At Phoenix; Keselowski Leads Chase With One To Go

Dodgers Bid $25.7 Million For ROK Lefty

One Year After Kidnapping, Wilson Ramos In Good Spirits As Rehab Goes Well



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Bieber And Gomez Split Up

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber

Apparently it is a matter of trust


Kat Von D Breaks Up With DJ Deadmau5

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Lend Helping Hand To Sandy Victims

Halle Berry Shut Down In Custody Battle – Daughter To Stay In US

Lindsay Lohan Settles Out Of Court With Limo Company

Fired Lakers Coach Drowns Sorrows At Chick-Fil-A

Kirstie Alley Says Swayze, Travolta Relationships Not Sexual

Rosemarie DeWitt, Patton Oswalt Join Sorkin’s “Newsroom”

Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson Among Additions To “Lego” Movie Voice Cast


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FOREIGNERS
Syrian Opposition Signs Unity Agreement
Turmoil Spreads At BBC As Two More Executives Step Aside
Earthquake Collapses Bridge, Mine In Northern Burma
Politicians Split On Possible Gaza Ground Operation
Hollande Pledges Support As ECOWAS Meets On Mali Intervention Force
Israel Fires On Syria After Army Post Mortared
PRC Criticizes Dalai Lama Over Island, Immolation Comments
Morsi To Meet Abbas Regarding Escalation In Gaza
Iran VP Threatens To Break Obama’s “Grasping Hands”



BLOGS & STUFF
American Power: Canada Lures Energy Workers From US
Valley Of The Shadow: Welcome To The Status Quo
Power Line: All In, Benghazi Edition
Gateway Pundit: Broadwell Reveals Secret Prison Within Benghazi Annex
Belmont Club: Feet Of Clay
NRO Corner: DOJ Knew About Petraeus’ Affair This Summer
Lonely Conservative: The Enemies Within
Conservatives4Palin: Allen West Election Still Waiting For Overseas, Military Ballots
Atlas Shrugs: Gaza Jihadis Pound Southern Israel; Over 80 Rockets Launched
Legal Insurrection: Post-Election Breitbarting

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Comments

  • SDN

    “GOP Post-Mortem: The Circular Firing Squad Convenes”

    And the very next article shows Stacey in the circle.

  • Dai Alanye

    GOP to go for “immigration reform” after Hispanics vote 3:1 against Romney?

    This is like Augustus deciding to invite more Germans immigration right after the Teutoburger Forest debacle.

  • http://evilbloggerlady.blogspot.com/ Evi L. Bloggerlady

    Didn’t probing get Petraeus in trouble?