The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.07.13

Posted on | January 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama To Nominate Hagel For Defense

Former Senator Chuck Hagel

Looking to bridge the partisan divide by serving up a nominee both Democrats and Republicans despise


Defiant Assad Rules Out Negotiations With Rebels
First speech in six months pretty much guarantees war to the knife


Indian Women Hope Debate Sparked By Brutal Gang Rape Will Bring Change
Millions pushing for a change in Indian culture



POLITICS
Once A Crook, Always A Crook

Former judge and Florida congressman Alcee Hastings

Congressman Hastings favors allowing Obama to bypass Congress on debt limit, along with serial liar W. J. Clinton

Mitch McConnell: New Taxes Off The Table

White House Considering Stronger Gun Control Measures Beyond Assault Weapon Ban?

Petition Calls For Joe Biden Realty Show

Globe Calls For Renewal Of “People’s Pledge”

Nixon’s Centennial Draws Reflections On His Legacy

It’s Back To Work For Hillary Clinton



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Prices Mixed In Asian Trade: NYMEX $93.07, Brent $111.45
November Unemployment Revised Up To 7.8%
Banks Water Down Liquidity Rule To Avoid Loan Squeeze
Dollar Steady Against Yen, Close To June 2010 Highs
Drought Threatens To Halt Critical Barge Traffic On Mississippi
Wealthy May Defer Income, Curb Spending After Fiscal Cliff Deal
European Shares Flat, Banks Gain
Abe Expected To Spend $136 Trillion To Boost Japan’s Economy
Hostess In Talks To Sell Bread Brands (Audio)
CES: The Selling Starts
Nvidia Dives Into Portable Console Market With “Project Shield”
New LEGO Mindstorms Bring Better Robotics To Kids And Scientists Alike
Lenovo Announces Thinkpad Helix With Windows 8
Canopy Sensus Case Lets You Touch Your Phone All Over
Sony PS2 Manufacturing Ends After 12 Years On The Market
Google Admits Deliberately Blocking WinPhone Users From Maps
Crayola, Griffin Team Up Again To Create Freehand LightMarker For iPad



SPORTS
RGIII Reinjures Knee As Redskins Fall To Seahawks 24-14

Washington QB Robert Griffin III goes down in the 4th quarter after twisting his knee

Did Shanahan Jeopardize Griffin’s Future?

Ravens Defense Holds Hard, Colts Lose 24-9

Nuggets Beat Slumping Lakers Again

Reports Say Kelly Staying At Oregon

Humility, Honor Will Help NHL Win Back Fans As Lockout Nightmare Ends

#6 Kansas Wins 11th In A Row

According To Exit Polls, Nobody Will Make The Baseball Hall Of Fame

ASU Upsets #25 Kent State In GoDaddy.Com Bowl

A Roundup Of Nationals Minor League Signings



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sarah Michelle Gellar Plotting Return To TV

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Working on half-hour sitcom for Fox

Rapper Azealia Banks Tells Perez Hilton He’s A Messy Faggot Who Should Kill Himself

Lil Twist A Bad Influence On Justin Bieber?

Josh Brolin Busted For Public Drunkenness

Thomas Gibson Busted For DUI

Wealthy Indian Datta Phuge Spends $22.5 Million On Solid Gold Shirt To Impress The Ladies

“Texas Chainsaw Massacre” #1 At Box Office @$23 Million, “Django Unchained” A Strong #2 At $20.1 Million

Cher Could Be Headed Back To TV, Signs Development Deal With Logo

Matt Damon Talks About Playing Liberace’s Lover In HBO’s “Behind The Candelabra”



FOREIGNERS
Delhi Court Gags Media In Rape Case
PRC Newspaper Journalists Stage Rare Strike
Australia Bracing For Catastrophic Wildfires
Morsi Expands Brotherhood Influence In Cabinet
Israel To Construct Syrian Border Fence
Pakistani Soldier Killed In Kashmir Flareup
Putin Gives Tax Exile Depardieu A Russian Passport
Opposition Parties Boycott Ghana President’s Inauguration
Cameron Says Tough Year For UK Needs Low Interest Rates
Police Blame Recent Belfast Riots On Pro-British Militants
UN Calls For Talks In Central African Republic



BLOGS & STUFF
Stephen Moore: The Education Of John Boehner
Gateway Pundit: Obama Tells Boehner We Don’t Have A Spending Problem
Weasel Zippers: Pelosi Demands Additional Tax Hikes As Part Of Debt Ceiling Deal
Doug Powers: Pelosi Says There Isn’t Enough Revenue In Fiscal Cliff Deal
Power Line: $weet Charity
Israel Matzav: Could There Be Hockey This Year?
JustOneMinute: Social Security Crisis Arrives At The NYT
Firedoglake: The Only CIA Officer Scheduled To Go To Jail Over Torture Never Tortured Anybody
Protein Wisdom: January Fundraiser, Updated

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Comments

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MJGP4QXZ5PRW2MFA5E25CV2WNU rosalie

    I got my first laugh of the day with the comment about Hagel. O always gets what he wants, especially from the Republicans, so he’ll probably be confirmed.

  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    ‘Thomas Gibson Busted for DUI’

    What was his stresser???