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Posted on | February 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Obama, Congressional GOP Look To Soften Impact of Budget Cuts

One agency most Americans won't mind seeing cuts to

One agency most Americans won’t mind seeing cuts to

President finally picks up phone to seek help

Vegas Strip Shootings Put City’s Image In The Crosshairs
Five violent incidents since January; LVPD warns of increased crime on the Strip

Officials Analyze Water In Tank Where Missing Canadian Tourist’s Body Found
“Do not drink” order issued for L.A.’s Cecil Hotel after Elisa Lam’s corpse found in cistern



POLITICS
Big Business, Big Labor Agree On Immigration Principles

If Chuck U. Schumer is smiling, you know it's going to be bad...for you.

If Chuck U. Schumer is smiling, you know it’s going to be bad…for you.

Chamber of Commerce, AFL-CIO reach agreement on importation of low-skilled workers

Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice And Her Two Sisters Convicted On Corruption Charges

Democrat Mayor Breaks Ranks, Endorses Christie For Governor

Hampton Roads, Va. Braces For Defense Cuts

Texas Bill Would Block Police From Enforcing Federal Gun Laws

GOP Senators Call On Obama To Withdraw Hagel Nomination

Mitt Romney To Address CPAC

Army Puts Kibosh On Broadwell’s Promotion



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Tumbles On Poor U.S. Jobs Data, Weak Demand, Fall In Eurozone Manufacturing Activity: NYMEX $93.21, Brent $114.14
Japan’s Economic Turmoil May Open Door To Free Trade Pact
Bond Market, White House Disagree On U.S. Economy
HP’s 1Q Net Slips 16%, Still Tops Forecasts
Jobless Claims Jump 20K To 362K
Mortgage, Deposit Rates Go Their Separate Ways
Ford Investing $200 Million To Build Turbocharged Engines In Cleveland
Google’s Pixel Chromebook A Delight For Microsoft
Norks To Switch On Mobile Internet For Foreigners
Foxconn Puts Hold On Hiring, Cuts iPhone 5 Production
Over 100,000 Sign White House Petition To Legalize Mobile Phone Unlocking
NBC Website Hacked, Infected With Citadel Trojan
Microsoft Cooler Than It Used To Be, Say Half Those Polled



SPORTS
Brad Keselowski Shares His Vision For NASCAR’s Future

Brad K has a few things to say

Brad K has a few things to say

Reigning Sprint Cup champ details dramatic changes he’d like to see

A New Start For The Red Sox

“Small Ball” Leads To Big Win As Heat Scorches Bulls 86-67

Blue Jackets Rally To Tip Wings 3-2

#23 Ducks Fall To Golden Bears 48-46

Rangers Fall 3-2 To Senators

Knicks Offer Veteran Kenyon Martin A Ten-Day Deal After Trading Brewer To Thunder

Horton Scores Twice As Bruins Beat Lightning

#6 Duke Trounces Virginia Tech 88-56

Pudge Rejoins Nationals As Special Assistant To GM Rizzo



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Taylor Swift Channels Beyonce At Brit Awards

Taylor Swift and Beyonce

Taylor Swift and Beyonce

Busts some familiar moves as well as (unsuccessfully) aping the look

Josh Brolin, Diane Lane Divorcing

Kate Hudson Flaunts Her Legs

Wiz Khalifa, Amber Rose Welcome Baby Boy

Rihanna Celebrates Her 25th In Hawaii With Chris Brown

Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Moving In Together

Octomom: I Can Get Stoned And Take Care Of 14 Kids!

Courtney Stodden Turns Down “Reality” Video Remake Offer From Adult Website

“Most Sadistic Reality Show Of The Decade” Is Back

Wheelchair-Bound Lady Gaga Tweets Thanks To Fans For Helping Her Through Hip Surgery



FOREIGNERS
Japan’s Popular PM Heads For Washington
Guatemala: Drug Lord “El Chapo” Guzman Dead?
Fourteen Dead, Hundreds Injured In Hyderabad Bombings
Friends, Roommate Thought Pistorius And Steenkamp Were Happy
Huge Car Bomb Near Baath Party HQ In Damascus Kills 60
Former PM Hariri Blasts Lebanese Government For Silence On Hezbollah Involvement In Syria
Three Indian Girls Aged 6-11 Raped, Murdered And Thrown Down Well
Palestinians Clash With Security Forces In West Bank
French, Malian Troops Eject Jihadis From Gao City Hall
Berlusconi Surge Evokes Recurring Nightmares For Italian Left
Venezuelan Government Reports Chavez’ Health Not Improving



BLOGS & STUFF
Troglopundit: Is Danica Patrick Sexist?
Althouse: New Ad Includes Laura Bush, Colin Powell, And Dick Cheney Supporting Gay Marriage
Jon Huntsman: Marriage Equality Is A Conservative Cause
Allahpundit: New GOP Sequester Plan – Let Obama Decide What To Cut
Yuval Levin: The Sequester In Proportion
Andrew Stuttaford: A Tax By Another Name
Weasel Zippers: Obama – Helping Rich The Only Thing Binding GOP Together
Hit & Run: Gun Expert Joe Biden Advises His Wife To Illegally Discharge A Shotgun
Sense Of Events: Dem Lawmaker Promotes Weapens
Not a typo
Atlas Shrugs: Christian Priests In Egypt Told To Convert To Islam Or Face Death
Vox Popoli: Which Is Worse, Work Or Rape?
James Taranto: The Fallows Principle
Jihad Watch: Three UK Muslims Convicted Of Plotting Mass Murder Bigger Than 9/11, 7/7
NRO Corner: Rick Scott’s Big Reversal
National Review: War On Women 2.0
Weekly Standard Blog: Lindsey Graham Proposes National ID Card, “The Public’s Way Of Contributing”


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