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LIVE AT FIVE: 02.19.13

Posted on | February 19, 2013 | Comments Off

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Leaked White House Proposal Complicates Immigration Reform Effort

BARK BARK BARK WOOF

Obama talks about immigration

White House plan has similarities to Rubio’s proposal

Push To Keep Feds Out Of State Gun Markets Gains Momentum
Several states propose bills exempting weapons made, sold in-state from Federal regs

Al Qaeda Claims Credit For Baghdad Bombs
Car bombs kill 37 in Shiite zones



POLITICS
Colorado House Passes Four Gun Bills

ASSHATS ASSEMBLE!

The Colorado House

Ammunition manufacturers threaten to leave the state

Senator Mike Johanns (R-Nebr.) Says He’s Not Running For Second Term

NC Governor McCrory Addresses Pre-K In State Of The State

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Could Lose Pension


Mississippi Formally Ratifies 13th Amendment

Congressmen Launch Campaign To Save Olympic Wrestling

Sessions Accuses ICE Of Not Enforcing “Public Charge” Rules

Army May Extend Afghanistan Deployments Due To Budget Cuts



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Prices Mixed After Drop In US Industrial Output: NYMEX $95.72, Brent $117.92
Office Depot, OfficeMax In Merger Talks
Asian Shares Mixed; Shanghai, Hang Seng, Nikkei All Down
SEC Files Lawsuit Alleging Insider Trading Ahead Of Heinz Acquisition (Video)
Reader’s Digest Bankrupt As Iconic Publisher Stumbles
HK Disneyland Reports First Profit, Buoyed By “Toy Story”
Best Buy Makes Price Match Permanent To Win Back Customers
Burger King Hacked At Lunchtime
EU May Take Action Against Google On Privacy Policy
Microsoft Quietly Raises Prices Of Mac Office Up To 17%
Bill Gates: WinPhone Strategy Was “A Mistake”
Sony To Unveil Game Streaming On PS4?
PRC Internet Executive With 30 Million Followers Says He’s Been Censored
A Glimpse Of Gaming’s Future: Bungie’s “Destiny”



SPORTS
Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Dies, 80

Good night, sweet prince

Frank Buss, 1933-2013: RIP

Died of kidney failure while undergoing cancer treatment

Brittney Griner Reaches 3,000 Career Points While Helping Baylor Beat UConn

Avalanche Snap Nine Game Skid With 6-5 Win Over Predators

#10 Aggies Fall Short In Loss To #8 Kentucky

Islanders Blown Out 7-0 By Flyers In Matinee Game

Danica Led The Way Even Before Winning Pole Position

Senators Beat Devils 2-1 In Shootout

Christian Garcia Hopes To Repay Nationals’ Faith



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Country Singer Mindy McCready Commits Suicide, 37

Stop Dr. Drew Before He Kills Again!

Mindy McCready, 1975-2013 RIP

Fifth “Celebrity Rehab” death; Richard Marx compares Dr. Drew To Dr. Kevorkian
Singer was working on suicide awareness video


Lil Wayne Claims He Slept With Heat Forward Chris Bosh’s Wife

Gwyneth Paltrow Is Bored With Acting Now

Camille Paglia: Why Rihanna Is The New Diana

Mike Lohan Defends Daughter Lindsay After Sam Ronson’s Mom Calls LiLo “Psychotic”

Harry Styles Finally Comments On Breakup With Taylor Swift: “I’m Good”

Half The Man He Used To Be: Boy George Shows Off Weight Loss

Taylor Swift Sued Over Epic Canadian Hoedown Disaster



FOREIGNERS
Pistorius To Fight For Bail; Girlfriend To Be Cremated
Chavez Is Home, But What’s Next For Venezuela?
David Cameron Urges India To Open Up To British Business
Hezbollah, Syrian Rebels Clash On Lebanese Border
Missing Lipetsk Council Deputy Found Dead In Cement Barrel
Thousands Of Shiites Protest 89 Killed In Pakistan
Armenian President Wins In Disputed Polls
US Could Resume Direct Military Aid To Mali If Elections Successful
Monti Fights For Relevance As Italy Turns To Entertainers
EU Eases Zimbabwe Sanctions
Assange: Senate My Ticket To Freedom



BLOGS & STUFF
Jennifer Rubin: No Excuse To End The Hagel Filibuster
Hit & Run: Hagel Not So Hot As Non-Interventionist
American Power: #Benghazi – No, Progressives Couldn’t Care Less That Four Americans Died
Sense Of Events: University Of Colorado Advises Rape Victims To Lie Back And Think Of Colorado
Twitchy: Rep. Joe Salazar Says To Give Women Whistles, Not Guns – “You May Not Actually Be At Risk” Of Rape
Mary Katherine Ham: CO Democrat Says Even If You Feel Like You Might Get Raped, You May Not, So No Guns For You
Michelle Malkin: Colorado Morons Want To Leave Women Defenseless
Power Line: Waiting For Lefty
Protein Wisdom: Press Pouts About Obama Access
Ramesh Ponnuru: Reaganism After Reagan
NRO Agenda: Ponnurunomics
Gateway Pundit: College Recommends Dismissal For Professor Who Made Students Sign Pledge For Obama
Weasel Zippers: RINO Concern Troll David Frum Wants Congress To Convene Witch Hunt Hearings On Gun Manufacturers


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