The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

LIVE AT FIVE: 12.11.12

Posted on | December 11, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Michigan Legislature Set To Pass Right-To-Work Laws

Detroit after 80 years of pro-union policies

Governor Snyder says he’ll sign; President Obama, labor unions whining
Related: Worker Liberation In Michigan

HSBC Settles US Money Laundering Case For $1.9 Billion
Brit bank slammed by Feds, states for handling Iranian, drug cartels’ money

Obama & Boehner Talking About A Debt Deal
Aides say each side wants more details from the other



POLITICS
Should Congressional Conservatives Sack Speaker Boehner?

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH)

Tom Price isn’t interested in the job


SEAL Killed In Rescue Of Dumbass NGO Doctor

Pot Legalization In Colorado Intentionally Low-Key

GOP Sets Up Group To Review Election Failures


Federal Judge Rules NC’s “Choose Life” Plates Unconstitutional

Are The Republicans Really Incapable Of Beating Hillary In 2016?



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Continues Slide On Fiscal Cliff, PRC Growth Concerns: NYMEX $85.45, Brent $107.14
Stocks Notch Small Gains
McD’s Same-Store Sales Up 2.4% In November
Treasury Department To Sell Remaining AIG Shares
ObamaCare Surprise: $63 Per Person Fee For Next Three Years
Google Doodle Celebrates Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace
Twitter Introduces Instagram-Style Photo Filters
FTC Voices Concerns Over Mobile Apps For Kids
Lenovo Announces Windows 8-Optimized ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch
More TV Apps Come To XBox Live As Usage Grows
Facebook, GMail Crash And Recover
Google Chromebooks Steeply Discounted For Classrooms, But There’s A Catch



SPORTS
Brady & The Patriots Steamroll AFC-Leading Texans

Tom Brady and WR Brandon Lloyd celebrate one of many touchdowns

Giselle Bundchen’s hubby throws four TDs, no interceptions in 42-14 blowout


Dodgers Rearm With Greinke, Ryu Hyun-Jin

Late-Breaking Linsanity Not Enough To Save Rockets From OT Loss To Spurs

NHL Lockout: Even The AHL Wants It To End

Heat Beat Hawks, Improve To 10-1 At Home

Bounty Ruling For Players Finally At Hand

Twins Sign Kevin Correia To Two-Year Deal

Suddenly, DC Is The Place To Be



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Lea Michele: Best In Show

“Glee” starlet Lea Michele

The Marie Claire interview

Brooke Mueller: Back In Rehab For 19th Time

Sheen Claims Lohan Never Thanked Him For Bailout

Demi Parties On After Split

Hayden Panettiere & Scotty McKnight Break Up

LeAnn Rimes Wishes She Had Handled Affair With Eddie Cibrian Differently

Tom Cruise: I’m Spending Christmas With My Kids

Miley Cyrus Dances With Topless Stripper, Flaunts Cleavage In Shocking Concert

Kevin Clash Sued By Fourth Accuser



FOREIGNERS
Mali PM Resigns After Army Arrest
Egypt Braces For Rival Referendum Protests
Berlusconi Accuses Monti Of Pursuing “German-Centric” Fiscal Policy
Pentagon Says Afghan Army Not Ready, Pakistan Aggravating Afghan Problems
State Department Declares Syrian Rebel Jabhat al-Nusra Group Terrorists
Syrian Government Fears Being Framed For Chemical Weapon Use
Victims Beg For Food After Typhoon Devastates Mindanao, Leaves 700 Dead
Can Maduro Succeed As Chavez’ Successor?
PRC Detains Monks For Inciting Immolations



BLOGS & STUFF
Valley of the Shadow: Democrats’ Pyrrhic Victory – No Mandate Of Heaven
JustOne Minute: Trouble In Paradise, Zero Dark Thirty Edition
Washington Free Beacon: The Preemptive Strike On “Zero Dark Thirty”
Legal Insurrection: Michigan Is The New Wisconsin
NRO Corner: Price For Speaker?
All Things D: Google Stashed $2 Billion In The Bermuda Triangle In 2011
NewsBusters: Jamie Foxx Jokes About “Killing All The White People” In His New Movie
Sacred Monkeys: Jamie Foxx Thinks It’s Funny To Joke About Killing Whitey
Beltway Confidential: Why The GOP’s Plan B Is Obama’s Worst Nightmare
Weasel Zippers: Unionized Teachers Shut Down Michigan School To Protest Right-To-Work Law
Jihad Watch: UK In Talks With US, Others To Aid Syrian Jihadis
Breitbart: UN Hosts Art Depicting Palestine As All Of Israel
Daniel Foster: Also, Pronouns Are Now Racist
Jim Treacher: You’ll Never Guess The Real Reason Behind Criticism Of Obama’s Tax & Spend Policies

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Comments

  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    As always, a tasty breakfast buffet.

  • http://alanye.com/ Dai Alanye

    Gotta say this for Newt: he misses a lot of opportunities to shut up.

  • Wombat_socho

    On the other hand, he did humiliate that schmuck Lawrence O’Donnell over the weekend.

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  • http://alanye.com/ Dai Alanye

    If he were programmable I imagine we’d get some good out of him.