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Posted on | December 7, 2012 | 11 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Egypt Braces For Protests As Morsi Calls For Talks

The Republican Guard battles protesters outside the Presidential Palace in Cairo

Five dead, hundreds hurt in rioting

Senator DeMint Resigns To Head Heritage Foundation
“I’m leaving the Senate now, but I’m not leaving the fight.”


Pearl Harbor Was In Flames, And Utah Pilot Was Alone In The Sky
Colonel Emmett Davis, 93, recalls fear, anger of Japanese attack; saw beginning and end of WW2 in the Pacific



POLITICS
George Zimmerman Sues NBC, Reporters Over Edited 911 Call

George Zimmerman

Claims defamation, seeks undisclosed amount of money

Washington State Potheads Celebrate Legalization At Space Needle As Feds Stand Back

Michigan Legislature Passes Right-To-Work Measures

Christie Vetoes NJ State Health Care Exchange

Illinois State Senator Released On Bail After Arrest For Trying To Board Plane With Gun

Obama Plans Two Swearing-In Ceremonies



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Continues Slide As US, Euro Economies Projected To Continue Contraction: NYMEX $86.44, Brent $107.24
SEC Warns Netflix Over CEO’s Post On Facebook
Did Mario Draghi Just Kill The Euro Rally?
Fiscal Cliff Threatens Wind Industry’s Boom
Initial Jobless Reports Fall Sharply
Diamondback Capital Management Shutting Down
Yum Brands Says PRC Still Loves KFC
Apple Bringing Some Manufacturing Back To The US, But Is It Just A Stunt?
FCC Fast-Tracks Text-To-911 Service
California Sues Delta Over Mobile App Privacy
Google Kills Off Free Google Apps Offering
Congress Passes Resolution Condemning UN “Takeover” Of The Internet – Unanimously
Akamai Partnering With AT&T



SPORTS
Manning Leads Broncos Past Raiders, 26-13

Broncos TE Joel Dreessen (81) reacts after scoring a touchdown in the first quarter

Broncos now half a game ahead of the Ravens, Patriots in battle for second in the AFC

Short-Handed Knicks Bomb Heat Into Submission, 112-92

NHL Labor Talks Collapse

Good Night: Te’o Wins Big On Awards Night

Baseball’s Winter Meeting Ends Without Fireworks

This Is How The Yankees Retool?

Cherington: “Not Our Intent” To Trade Ellsbury

Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke Still On The Market As Winter Meeting Ends

Nationals Lose Four Players In Rule 5 Draft



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Kate Upton Makes Debut As UK Vogue Cover Girl

Kate Upton

Determined to move from swimsuits to the catwalk

Lindsay Lohan Shows Up At The Wanted Concert; Her History Of Acting Like A Groupie

Demi Moore Lets Loose In Miami

An Oral History Of “Freaks & Geeks”

Kate Leaves The Hospital After 4-Day Stay

Jessica Biel: Fantastic Voyage

Inside The Fight To Bring “Les Mis” To The Screen

Martha Stewart Gets Salmonella From Thanksgiving Turkeys

Nicole: I’ll Quit “X Factor”



FOREIGNERS
Japan Poised To Shoot Down Nork Missile
Sex Video Fells PRC Official In Latest Internet Takedown
Morsi Offers Nothing To Defuse Crisis
Gazans Hope For End To Blockade
Freak Tornado Kills Three In Auckland, NZ
Indonesian Sports Minister Resigns; First Cabinet Member Named As Corruption Suspect
Censorship Is A Must, Says PRC’s Nobel Winner
Turkey Committed To Stamping Out Corruption
Russian Diplomats Denounce US Visa, Banking Bans For Corrupt Officials



BLOGS & STUFF
Valley Of The Shadow: Escaping No Man’s Land – Reforming The 2016 GOP Presidential Campaign
Charles Krauthammer: It’s Nothing But A Power Play
Riehl World View: Jennifer Rubin’s Moronic Blathering Smears Heritage, DeMint
Weasel Zippers: Jim DeMint Wants Gov. Nikki Haley To Appoint Rep. Tim Scott As His Replacement
Jawa Report: Social Security Bomber Was Rejected For Citizenship By DHS Last Year For “Terror-Related Activity”
Ed Morrissey: Darden Restaurants Sticking With Full-Time Employment
WSJ: The Opening For A Fresh Obamacare Challenge
NRO: Oklahoma Versus Obamacare
James Pethokoukis: Ten Charts Showing America’s Stunning Entitlements Explosion
Vodkapundit: It’s The Spending, Stupid
Lawrence Lessig: Why A Democratic Tea Party Is The Best Hope For Fixing Corrupt Government
James Taranto: “Voter Suppression” Debunked

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  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    Nationals Lose Four Players In Rule 5 Draft

    Why wasn’t I told about this Draft!!!!!

  • Wombat_socho

    Not that kind of Rule 5, unfortunately. That’s why it’s listed in the “Sports” section.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003232872834 Becca Lower

    Ahahahaha!

  • 20thCenturyVole

    Upton: never happen, babe. Anna Wintour hates big tits.

  • Wombat_socho

    And we hate Anna Wintour. Advantage: Kate!

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  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    And your point is???

  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    I choose Miss Upton as my Draft Pick.

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  • Wombat_socho

    She’s a definite five-tool player!