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Posted on | December 13, 2012 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Syrian Loyalists Fire SCUD Missiles At Rebels

SCUD missile preparing for launch

Firing of Soviet-made ballistic missiles a sign of desperation by Assad regime?

Elections Begin In Gujarat State
Will Keshhubai help Congress beat back the BJP?

RTW May Put Michigan Back On Business Map
A game-changer for the Wolverine State?



POLITICS
Menendez Intern Was Illegal Alien, Sex Offender

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ)

DHS denies AP report that they stalled deportation proceedings until after the election


NBC Poll Claims 65% Want Compromise On Fiscal Cliff (Video)


Panetta Denies Medal Of Honor Upgrade To Marine

NY State AG Adds Rules For Non-Profits

Gun Sale Website Sued In Connection With Woman’s Death

Quinn, Emanuel Blast Court’s Right To Carry Decision

What’s Next For Hillary Clinton?

Boehner Warns House GOP Not To Make Christmas Plans

Mass. Cabinet Shakeup Coming Amidst Scandals



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Rises As Fed Commits To More Stimulus: NYMEX $86.77, Brent $109.50
Fed Ties Interest Rates To Unemployment
Abe, LDP Set To Inherit Worst Economic Gloom Since 2010
Berkshire Hathaway Repurchases $1.2 Billion In Stock
Tokyo Stocks Hit Eight-Month High On Weak Yen, US Stimulus
Why Investors Shrugged At Costco’s Solid Quarter
Google Bids To Retake iOS Mapping With New SDK
Juniper Buys SDN Startup Contrail For $176 Million
Sprint Reportedly Pitches Partnership To Dish
@Pontifex Sends First Tweet, Blessing Followers
Google Image Search: Now With Less Porn



SPORTS
NOW IS THE TIME ON THE WARRIORS WHEN WE DANCE

Golden State Warriors celebrate upset of Heat

Streaking Golden State stuns Miami for fifth straight win on rookie’s layup, 95-75

Celtics Escape With Win Against Mavericks Despite Miscues

Goodell’s Authority Takes A Hit

Clippers Extend Winning Streak To Eight Against Bobcats

Jazz Beat Spurs With Three-Pointer At Buzzer

Nyets End Skid Against Raptors With 94-88 Road Win

Davey Johnson Honored By DC Chamber Of Commerce, Still Hoping For LaRoche Deal By Christmas



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Gillian Anderson Returns To TV After Ten Years On “Hannibal”

Gillian Anderson

Will play Hannibal Lecter’s psychiatrist

Spice Girls Reunite For Opening Of Their Musical “Viva Forever”

Police: NM Men Plotted To Kill, Castrate Justin Bieber

Anne Hathaway On “Devastating” Wardrobe Malfunction: “They Saw Everything”

Drew Barrymore Introduces Daughter Olive

Lindsay Lohan’s Probation Revoked

Brooke Burke Cancer-Free After Thyroid Surgery

Paul McCartney To Replace Kurt Cobain In Nirvana Reunion

Amanda Seyfried Gets “Pretty Drunk” On Late Show With Letterman



FOREIGNERS
Japan’s Elections: A Guide To The Perplexed
Berlusconi Offers To Back Monti As PM
Sanctions, Further Isolation Likely Results Of Nork Missile Launch
Chavez’ Successor: Who Is Nicolas Maduro?
Japan Scrambles Fighters After PRC Violates Airspace Over Senkaku Islands
Abbas: Hamas Leader Approved Agreement Recognizing Two-State Solution
Putin Promises To Strengthen Russian Economy, Military In State Of The Nation Speech
De Silva Report On Finucane Assassination Turns Spotlight On MI5
Egyptian Opposition Rejects Boycott, Calls For Vote Against Charter
SecDef Panetta Holds Talks In Kandahar



BLOGS & STUFF
Valley Of The Shadow: Battle Of Michigan Echoes Milo v. Clodius
Forbes: Republicans Should Let Obama Take America Off The Cliff
Weasel Zippers: Obama Predicts GOP Will Cave On Tax Hikes
NRO Corner: Amash Warns Boehner – You’re Not Welcome In My District
American Glob: Left Responds To Michigan Union Violence By Blaming The Victim
Vodkapundit: Why Progs Are Inherently Vile, Reason #1,000,006
Althouse: Gawker Tells Stephen Crowder To “Stop Whining”
Ramesh Ponnuru: New Data On Republicans And Hispanics
Michelle Malkin: Shocked Face – DHS Delayed Arrest Of Menendez’ Illegal Alien Sex Offender Intern Until After Election
Bryan Preston: Exposing Joseph Stalin’s Media Apologist
Hit & Run: When RTW Is Wrong And Un-Libertarian

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