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LIVE AT FIVENINE: 11.26.12

Posted on | November 26, 2012 | 6 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama Administration Warns Of Fiscal Cliff

President Obama and Speaker Boehner at the White House, November 16

Disagreeing with Obama could ruin Christmas!
Related: Fiscal cliff has lobbyists working to avoid budget ax

Egypt’s President Morsi To Meet With Senior Judiciary
Meet the new Pharaoh, same as the old Pharaoh

Gaza Jihadis Win Praise From Iran
Talks between Gaza and Israel, moderated by Egypt, to resume today



POLITICS
Rep. Shelley Capito To Run For Senate In 2014

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV

No word yet from Senator Jay Rockefeller on whether he’ll run again


Wikileaker Whines About Pre-Trial Treatment


Disabled Parents Face Bias, Loss Of Kids

More Advice From Liberals For The GOP

Christie’s Response To Sandy Gives Bump To Approval Ratings

Graham & McCain Keep Pressure On Susan Rice

Former Congressman Debbie Halvorson Announces Run For Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Seat



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Drop As Fighting Ends In Gaza; NYMEX $87.76, Brent $110.94
Walmart Protests Sparse, Included Few Actual Walmart Employees
Euro Weakens Against Yen Before EU Greek Aid Meeting
Canadian Firm Onex Buys USI From Goldman Sachs Fund
German Consumer Confidence Deteriorates
Fiat Industrial, CNH Approve Merger
Samsung Takes Measures To Protect PRC Workers
GSK Bids $941 Million To Increase Stake In Indian Subsidiary
Microsoft’s Retail Gamble
Samsung: 5 Million Galaxy Note II Sold In Two Months
Nokia Announces Asha 205 “Facebook Phone”
Insiders Say Google-Branded Touchscreen Chromebook Due This Year
UN Agency’s Leaked Playbook: Panic, Chaos Over Anti-Internet Treaty



SPORTS
Packers Stomped By Giants, 38-10

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers about to get sacked again

Giants excel in all departments as Packers slump


Carpenter Kicks Dolphins Past Seahawks, 24-21

Notre Dame Beats USC, Will Play For National Title

Ryan, Jones Hook Up For 80-Yard TD As Falcons Edge Bucs

Bears’ Patchwork Offensive Line Rebounds In Victory Over Vikings

Cal Poly Upsets #11 UCLA In College Hoops

Nyets, Knicks Meet Tonight In Battle Of New York

Nationals Announce 2013 Spring Training Schedule



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Larry Hagman Dead At 81

Larry Hagman, 1931-2012, RIP

Starred in Dallas, I Dream Of Jeannie; felled by complications from recent cancer

Rihanna Spends Thanksgiving With Chris Brown In Berlin

Dan Stevens Is Done With “Downton Abbey”

Halle Berry Goes To Court For Restraining Order After Thanksgiving Fight With Gabriel Aubry

Charlie Sheen Gives Lindsay Lohan $100K To Settle Tax Debts

“Breaking Dawn”, “Skyfall”, “Lincoln” Lead Thanksgiving Box Office

Hector “Macho” Camacho Dies Of Gunshot Wounds, 50

Beyonce, Amanda Seyfried Take On Fantasy Roles

Bieber Branded “White Trash Prince” After Wearing Overalls, Baseball Cap To Meet Canadian PM For Award

Tom Cruise Reunites With Suri For Thanksgiving



FOREIGNERS
Justice Minister Says Resolution To Egyptian Crisis “Imminent”
Loyalist Jet Hits Syrian Playground With Cluster Bomb; Ten Children Dead
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Resigns From Politics
Congo Rebel Chief In Uganda For Talks
Bangladesh Factory Fire Comes Amidst Preparations To Mourn Deaths In Another Such Fire
Catalonia Edges Closer To Secession
Berlusconi Mulling Return To Politics
India Returns PRC Serve, Sticks Own Maps On Visas
Eleven Killed In Nigeria As Bombers Hit Military Church



BLOGS & STUFF
Beltway Confidential: CNN Poll Says More Americans Would Blame GOP If Country Goes Off Fiscal Cliff
NRO Corner: On Not Cooperating With Obamacare
American Thinker: Morsi Facing Backlash Over Power Grab
UK Telegraph: UKIP Fostering Row – “We Want Our Children Back”
Atlas Shrugs: Iran Wasting No Time In Rearming Hamas
Weekly Standard Blog: Don’t Forget About The Payroll Tax
Legal Insurrection: Iron Dome’s Big Brother, Magic Wand
Power Line: Why Did Obama Broker A Victory For Hamas?
Ed Morrissey: Unrestricted Drones For Me But Not For Thee?
Protein Wisdom: When Leftists Use Twitter Without A Chaperone

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Comments

  • http://twitter.com/richard_mcenroe richard mcenroe

    And the GOP are folding like kleenex…

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

    Is Boehner a French name?

  • Mortimer Snerd

    Like a pup tent in a hurricane!

  • 20thCenturyVole

    Downton: Hint: they go broke in 1929

  • Wombat_socho

    Doesn’t everybody?

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