The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 12.12.12

Posted on | December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Union Thuggery Erupts In Lansing – Three Arrested

Steven Crowder gets punched by IBEW thug Tony Cummings

State police don riot gear against union members protesting Gov. Snyder’s signing right-to-work legislation


Nork Rocket Actually Reaches Orbit
Much handwaving and flaming from diplomats


Three Dead (Including Killer) In Oregon Mall Shooting
Gunman kills two before apparently committing suicide



POLITICS
Scott Considered Front-Runner Among Replacements For DeMint

Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC)

Reportedly favored by Washington GOP

No Deal: GOP, Democrats Trade Barbs As Clock Ticks Down To “Fiscal Cliff”

KIPP DC Wins $10 Million Grant Competition

Accused Terrorist Arrested In Georgia

Justice Scalia Defends “Anti-Gay” Legal Writings

Vietnamese Blame Hollywood For Making US Politics Scary

113th Congress: This Time, It’s Out With The New

Buffett Joins Calls For “Strong” Estate Tax



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Edges Up As Germany Seen Dodging Recession: NYMEX $85.56, Brent $108.20
SolarCity Postpones IPO As Solar Sector Struggles
Amazon To Begin Charging Sales Tax In Massachusetts
Us October Trade Deficit Up As Slowing Global Economy Cuts Demand For US Goods
Small Business Optimism Took Hit In November
Twinkie Madness Grips Chicago As Last Shipment From Hostess Hits Shelves
Staples Becomes First Retailer To Sell Microsoft Surface Tablet
Facebook Helps FBI Bust International Crime Ring
Microsoft Wants A Discount To Bring Office To The iPad
FCC Approves Dish Network’s Plan For High-Speed Wireless
Facebook Could Earn Up To $1 Billion From Gifts Now That Rollout Is Complete



SPORTS
Ancient Yankees Building For Yesterday

New Yankee Kevin Youkilis

Youkilis signs for one year, $12 million; Ichiro to re-sign?

Kobe Scores 42, Lakers Still Lose To Cavaliers

Saints’ Bounty Suspensions Vacated (Video)

Griffin Leads Streaking Clippers Past Bulls, 94-89

Indians Trade Shin-Soo Choo In Nine-Player, Three-Team Deal; Get Matt Stubbs From Reds And Three Pitchers

Nyets Unable To Maintain Hot Start, Fall To Knicks 100-97

Contract Impasse Darkens Dickey’s Mood

Dodgers Won’t Apologize For Spending Spree



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sitar Master Ravi Shankar Dead, 92

Ravi Shankar, 1920-2012, RIP

Popularized Indian music in the West, pioneered rock benefits with the Concert for Bangladesh, father of singer Norah Jones

Anne Hathaway Flashes Photographers At “Les Mis” Premiere

Lindsay Lohan Facing Eight Months In Jail For Probation Violations

How “Storage Wars” Faked Show And Tried To Hide It

Amanda Seyfried: January’s InStyle Cover Girl

Lindsay Skips Court, Follows The Wanted To London

Jenna Bush Hager Expecting

Brooke Mueller’s Twins Left With Denise Richards

Charlie Sheen Drops $75K To Obliterate Little Girl’s Cancer



FOREIGNERS
US recognizes Syrian Opposition As Government
Hugo Chavez Emerges From Six Hours Of Surgery
ECOWAS Condemns Military For Forcing Mali PM’s Resignation
Israel To Withhold 1.6 Billion In PA Taxes To Recoup Advances
Nelson Mandela Responding To Treatment For Lung Infection
Cayman islands Premier Busted For Corruption
IKEA Monkey’s Owner Seeks His Return
C of E To Be Exempt From Gay Marriage Law



BLOGS & STUFF
Bryan Preston: ABC’s Devin Dwyer Lies In Fiscal Cliff Story
Hot Air: Boehner Asks “Can We Just Be Honest About This? We’re Broke”
Weasel Zippers: Teamsters Boss Jimmy Hoffa Threatens “Civil War” Over Michigan’s RTW Law
Patterico: Civility Now!
Gateway Pundit: Thug Who Punched Steven Crowder ID’d As Tony Camargo (Cummings?)
Legal Insurrection: Michigan RTW Protests And Vote Live
Conservatives4Palin: Politico Quotes Buffett – “Nobody Believes Obama’s Tax Hike Will Help The Economy”
Power Line: Democrats Admit ObamaCare Is A Job-Killer
The Jawa Report: MSNBC Claims AFP Sabotaged Own Tent

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  • http://saberpoint.blogspot.com Stogie Chomper

    The photo caption should be “Tony Camargo.”