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Posted on | February 13, 2013 | 3 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Obama To GOP: Can We Just Move On?

President Obama delivers the SOTU

Still pushing for activist government


Manhunt For Murderous Ex-Cop Ends In Cabin Fire
LAPD denies recovering body from smoldering wreckage



PRC Criticizes Norks Over Nuke Test
State media, foreign ministry term tests “unwise”



POLITICS
Do SOTU Rebuttals Signal Truce In GOP’s Civil War?

Senator Rand Paul questions SecState nominee John Kerry

Rubio, Paul slam president for wanting to expand government while economy continues to sputter
Related: Ted Nugent Is Not Amused


Party Line Vote Sends Hagel Nomination To Senate Floor

Jack Lew Faces Grilling On Bank Job During Bailout

Senate Votes To Expand, Renew Violence Against Women Act


Sarah Palin Mocks Washington Post For False Report That She’s Joining Al-Jazeera

Maine Supreme Court To Decide Whether Johns Have Right To Privacy

Obama Pushes Gun Control In State Of Union Address



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Prices Mixed In Asian Trade: NYMEX $96.91, Brent $118.16
Comcast Takes Control Of NBC IN $16.7 Billion Buyout
Firmer Yen Boosts ROK Shares, Underpinning Asian Markets
US Air, American Airlines Close To Completing Merger
Wall Street Retreats After S&P 500 Ends Six-Week Rally
Dutch Bank ING To Cut Another 2400 Jobs
T. Rowe Price Comes Out Against Dell Buyout Deal
Peugeot Announces Historic 5 Billion Euro Loss In 2012
Soybeans Lead Drop In Ag Commodities After USDA Report
Intel’s TV Service Will Be On Mobile Devices Too
Tesla CEO Accuses NYT Of Printing “Fake” Review
Cell Phone Subsidies Claimed By Many Who Can’t Prove Eligibility
Barbie Gets Digital Makeover At Toy Fair
Building A Better E-Book
Lenovo, PayPal Launch Post-Paypal Plan
Snapchat Brings Video To Android In Private Beta
MacWorld Still A Draw For Apple Junkies
Facebook Reveals Strong 4Q Earnings Report



SPORTS
Olympic Committee Drops Wrestling From 2020 Games

Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs calls on wrestling to fight back

Surprise decision spares modern pentathlon, shocks wrestlers

LeBron James Sets Record In Heat’s Victory Over Trail Blazers

Ducks’ Rookie Goalie Stops Blackhawks

Clippers Prove Too Much For Knicks As Trade Rumors Swirl

Sabathia Starts Spring Training With Healthy Elbow After Off-Season Surgery

Bruins Stage Late Rally, But Rangers Win In Shootout

#8 Michigan State Routs #5 Michigan 75-52

Lakers Beat Suns With Just Four Points From Kobe

Danny Espinosa Drops WBC In Favor Of Shoulder Rehab



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Why Sports Illustrated Put Kate Upton On The Cover Again

Polar Bare indeed

Swimsuit model “a total pro” during Antarctic photo shoot


Justin Timberlake To Join Jay-Z On Stadium Tour

Penelope Cruz And Javier Bardem Expecting Second Child

Police Chief Resigns In Chris Brown Probation Scandal

Baby On The Way For Alec And Hilaria Baldwin

Albert Brooks Hooks Deal To Reprise In “Finding Nemo 2″


Lady Gaga Admits Concert Postponements Due To Injury

Britney Spears Wears Leather Bra, Sexy Cutout Jacket In “Scream And Shout” Remix Video

Pix Of Pregnant Kate In Bikini Arte Riling The Royals

Scarlett Johansson Auditioned For “Les Miz” With Laryngitis, Lost To Anne Hathaway

Bruce Almighty: The GQ Interview

Brangelina’s Baby Scores Huge Payday For First Movie Role



FOREIGNERS
Benedict Prepares For Final Ash Wednesday As Pope
Afghan Official Claims NATO Airstrike Killed Eight Civilians
Thai Marines Kill 17 Rebels, Repel Attack On Base
Italian Helicopter Deal With India May Be Cancelled If Graft Proven
Iran To Resume Nuke Talks
French Assembly Greenlights Gay Marriage
Israel’s “Prisoner X” Was Australian Mossad Agent, Documentary Claims
Tibetan In Critical Condition After Self-Immolation In Nepal



BLOGS & STUFF
Stiletto Blog: Armed And Dangerous
The Looking Spoon: The Statist Of The Union And His Magic Mirror
Rush Limbaugh: Medal Of Honor Winner SSG Romesha Turns Down First Lady’s SOTU Invite
Weasel Zippers: Mooch Not Afraid To Exploit Sandy Hook Tragedy To Further Husband’s Anti-Gun Agenda
Ed Morrissey: Ready For The SOTU Jobs Pivot?
Marco Rubio: Statement On The Violence Against Women Act
Lonely Conservative: Full Text Of Marco Rubio’s SOTU Response
Israel Matzav: Hagel Will Need 60 Votes In The Senate
NRO Online: Inhofe To Postpone Hagel Vote
AmSpecBlog: SOTU Through The Ages
Mary Katherine Ham: CNBC Anchor Gets Steny Hoyer To Admit We Have A Spending Problem
American Thinker: A Case Of Real Military Injustice
Charles Lane: The Electric Car Mistake
NewsBusters: Scarborough Tells WaPo “I Don’t Expect To Be Cheering The House GOP Any Time Soon”
Twitchy: Aw Snap! Sarah Palin Zings “Real Journalist” Suzi Parker And WaPo
Protein Wisdom: Food Stamp Rolls In US Now Exceed Population Of Spain



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