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LIVE AT FIVE: 01.11.13

Posted on | January 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
NRA’s LaPierre: Biden Meeting Missed The Target

NRA Executive VP Wayne LaPierre speaks to the press after the Newtown shootings

NRA: “We were disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the Second Amendment.”

Obama Nominates Jack Lew To Replace Geithner At Treasury
Former chief of staff chosen because of his character. Uh-oh.

Supreme Court To Review Missouri’s Warrantless Blood Alcohol Tests
Do tests violate Bill of Rights?



POLITICS
White House Considering Funding For Police In Schools

VP Joe Biden in a rare high-functioning moment

Boxer’s plan may sell with GOP lawmakers opposed to gun controls

Gay Pressure Pushes Pastor Off Inaugural Program

Panetta Orders Pentagon To Plan For Deep Budget Cuts

House Democrats Urge Obama To Unilaterally Raise Debt Ceiling If GOP Resists

Obama Facing Questions Over Inner Circle’s Lack Of Diversity

Back From The Fiscal Abyss, California Balances Its Budget

UK Tories Say America Has “No Clue” About Europe

Call To Pull The Plug On Gifts Of F-16 Fighters, Abrams Tanks To Egypt Grows



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Mixed In Asian Trade: NYMEX $93.92, Brent $111.71
Japan Approves $116 Billion For Emergency Economic Stimulus
Food Price Spike Pushes PRC Inflation To Seven-Month High
AmEx To Cut 5400 Jobs
Jobless Claims Rise Amid Uneven Market
Boeing Plans To Cut Up To 160 Jobs In El Paso
Has Draghi Won His Battle With The Financial Markets?
Amazon’s AutoRip Offers Free MP3 Copies Of Purchased CDs
California AG Issues First-In-US Mobile App Privacy Guidelines
Apple Exec Denies Cheap iPhone Is Future Of Apple Products
Panasonic Expands Toughpad Tablet Line
HP Tops Lenovo In Lackluster PC Market
Microsoft Messenger Shutting Down March 15, Users Will Be Moved To Skype
Video Game Biz Ends Rough Year With Down December



SPORTS
Browns Hire Chudzinski As New Head Coach

Cleveland Browns’ new head coach, Rob Chudzinski

Former Jags offensive coordinator takes over the team he loved as a kid

Knicks Miss Anthony, Lots Of Shots In 81-76 Loss To Pacers

Jaguars’ New GM Denies Tebow Twice

Oregon Upsets #3 Arizona, Only Two Unbeaten Teams Remain

Junior Seau Diagnosed With Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy


Blazers Rally, Beat The Heat 92-90 For Ninth Consecutive Home Win

MLB, Players Union Agree To In-Season HGH Testing

Justin Upton Rejects Trade To Mariners

Nats GM Mike Rizzo In Puerto Rico, Scouting Javier Vasquez

Greg Oden Eyeing Comeback, Heat Interested



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Harry Styles Allegedly Dumped Taylor Swift Because She Wouldn’t Put Out

Taylor Swift and Harry Styles

Complained of her “asexual ways”

Here’s What Happens When You Cast Lindsay Lohan In Your Movie

Miss Millennium: Beyonce

Charlie Sheen Cuts $12,000 Check For Papparazzo’s Funeral

Oscar Nominations 2013: The Full List

Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Celebrate Her 31st Birthday At Cirque Du Soleil



FOREIGNERS
Pakistan Bombing Death Toll Reaches 115
Kurdish Activists’ Murder Comes As Peace Talks Ramp Up
Pentagon Weighs How To Secure Syrian Chemical Weapons
Indian Media Fuel Outrage Over Soldier’s beheading, But Truth May Be More Complex
US Zero Option For Afghanistan Could Force Australians Out As Well
Venezuelan Chavista Rally Marks Missed Inauguration
Western Australia Set To Dodge Cyclone’s Fury
Kremlin Comment Unlikely To Change Russian Adoption Ban
Jihadi Forces Seize Town In Central Mali



BLOGS & STUFF
Kim Strassel: The Real Gun Control Consensus
Hit & Run: Biden Promises To Make Gun Control Recommendations By Tuesday
Ed Driscoll: 2014 – A Tale Of Two Possible Midterms
Mary Katherine Ham: Bobby Jindal Calls For Elimination Of All Louisiana Income, Corporate Taxes
NewsBusters: CNN On Obama’s Treasury Picks – Perfect If Wall Street Hates Them, Good If Wall Street Likes Them
Algemeiner: Hagel’s Hopes Hinge On Schumer Decider
Weasel Zippers: Charlie Rangel Calls Obama’s Cabinet Of White Men “Embarrassing As Hell”
Power Line: Lawsuit Alleges Cronyism In Administration’s “Green Energy” Loans
Allahpundit: Early 2016 Poll – Hillary 44, Christie 42
NRO Corner: NYT Thinks It’s Time To Start Looking To California For Solutions
Michelle Malkin: EBT Abuse – The Cash-For-Drunkards Program
Rush Limbaugh: NYT – Free Will Kills
Tea Party Patriots: Scarborough Calls Out His Own
JustOneMinute: Coins Out, IOUs In
Hot Air: Sessions Says Lew Must “Never” Be Treasury Secretary

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  • http://thecampofthesaints.org Bob Belvedere

    There’s an open italics code somewhere in this post, it seems.

    When you load TOM, everything in this post and everything below it are in italics – including the middle and right-hand columns.

  • Wombat_socho

    There was. Man, I hate when that happens. Thanks for catching it!

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