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Posted on | February 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

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TOP NEWS
Obama To Meet With Congressional Leaders On Ways To Avoid His Sequester

"If we don't raise taxes, the cops get it."

“If we don’t raise taxes, the cops get it.”

GOP uninterested in tax hikes, fine with letting cuts go forward

Voting Rights Act’s Section 5 Draws Skepticism From Justices
Kennedy leaning toward conservatives?

Pope Benedict XVI Bids Farewell To Faithful On Eve Of Retirement
150,000 pack St. Peter’s Square for his final audience



POLITICS
Senate Confirms Lew As Treasury Secretary

The new Treasury Secretary with unindicted co-conspirators

The new Treasury Secretary with unindicted co-conspirators

Confirmation vote 71-26, with 20 Republicans voting for, Bernie Sanders against

Newtown Dad Makes Tearful Plea To Shred Second Amendment

Wisconsin Senate Approves Mining Reform Bill By One Vote

Rhode Island House Committee Holds Hearing On Pot Decriminalization Bill

South Dakota Senate Approves Bill On Arming School Teachers

White House Blames Illegal Immigrant Release On Impending Budget Cuts

Administration Reportedly Considering Direct Support Of Syrian Rebels

WaPo Rips Education Secretary For Lying About Teacher Pink Slips



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Rebounds Slightly But Italian Concerns Linger: NYMEX $92.84, Brent $113.05
Foreclosure Deals Drop As Banks Approve More Short Sales
J.C. Penney Reports Huge Loss, 30% Drop In Revenue
Groupon Drops 24% On Weak Results, Forecast
EU Agrees To Cap Bankers’ Bonuses
U.S. Durable Goods Orders Slide In January
Is Outrage Over Yahoo Telecommuting Decision Misplaced?
Bernanke: 6% Unemployment Still Three Years Away
Clearwire To Take Sprint Financing, Hindering Dish Deal
Apple Shares Slip More After Cook Speech
Urine Tests? There’s An App For That
IE10 Comes To Windows 7
Pandora To Cap Free Mobile Listening As Costs Surge
Google’s Brin Says Smartphones Antisocial, Emasculating
Firefox In The Spotlight, Nokia Introduces New Lumias, And More At Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress



SPORTS
Upset Of The Year? #4 Michigan Falls To 0-14 Penn State

Penn State's Brandon Taylor looks for a shot past Michigan's Glenn Robinson III

Penn State’s Brandon Taylor looks for a shot past Michigan’s Glenn Robinson III

Sloppy Wolverines get mauled 84-78 by hungry Lions

Habs Score Three In Third, Beat Leafs 5-2

Curry’s 54 Points Not Enough As Warriors Lose To Knicks

49ers Trade QB Alex Smith To Chiefs For Draft Picks

Caps Score Late But Not Enough To Stop Flyers

Mavericks Blow 25-Point Lead In Loss To Grizzlies

Palmieri Scores Hat Trick As Ducks Stomp Predators 5-1


Suns Snap Spurs’ 18-Game Home Win Streak

Durant Records Third Triple-Double As Thunder Rout Hornets

NASCAR Suspends Clements For Racial Slur During Interview

Porter Jr. Saves #7 Hoyas From Going To The Dogs As GU Beats Huskies 79-78 In Double OT

Kurt Suzuki Keeps Nationals Teammates Smiling



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Harry Styles Takes Shoe In The Nads During Concert

I hear Taylor Swift has a good arm, c/d?

I hear Taylor Swift has a good arm, c/d?

Recovers quickly, goes on with the show


Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen Split


Did Liam Hemsworth Cheat On Miley Cyrus With January Jones?

Jennifer Aniston Planning Wedding To Justin Theroux

Report: Lindsay Lohan “Reeked Of Alcohol” At Crash Scene

Tina Fey: I’m Not Going To Host The Oscars In 2014

Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland



FOREIGNERS
As Dennis Rodman Visits, Norks Pledge “Bitter Hatred” For U.S.
West Offers Iran New Deal, Drops Demand To Close Fordow
Thailand Agrees To Peace Talks With Muslim Rebels
Afghan Police Officer Drugs, Kills 17 Colleagues With Taliban
The $200 Million Downfall Of Elba Esther Gordillo, Head Of Mexico’s Teachers’ Union
US Appeals Court Declares Sea Shepherd Pirates
Fisheries Minister: Japan Will Never Stop Whaling



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: The White House Court Jesters Of Sequester
Ed Driscoll: “You Will Regret Doing This”
Atlas Shrugs: White House Threatens Bob Woodward
Stephen Kruiser: Lapdog Media Wag Tails In Overdrive To Defend Team Lightbringer Against Woodward
Legal Insurrection: We Have Officially Reached Third World Political Status With Release Of ICE Prisoners
Jennifer Rubin: A Kind Of Madness
Twitchy: Justice Scalia Speaks Truth About The Politics Of The Voting Rights Act, Liberals Freak Out
Althouse: “Majority Of The Court Seems Committed To Invalidating Section 5 Of The Voting Rights Act”
Bryan Preston: AP’s Claim That DHS Official Resigned Over Release Of Illegals Turns Out To Be False
Gateway Pundit: White House Blames Big Sis For Release Of Illegals
Ed Morrissey: Obama To Finally Meet With Congressional Leaders On Sequester – After It Takes Effect
Allahpundit: John Kerry Says It’s Okay To Talk To Iran Because Their Government Was Elected
Protein Wisdom: Only 27 Republicans Vote To Keep Democrats From Confirming Anti-Semite Hagel
Sarah Palin: D.C. – Cut The Drama. Do Your Job.


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  • jsn2

    Obama creates a shit sandwich and calls it chocolate pie when he tries to serve it to the public, but blames the republicans when word leaks it’s his recipe. Meanwhile SCOTUS hears arguments on case to allow corrupt DOJ to continue obstruction of states attempts at strengthening voting laws against democrat voter fraud. Time to change the name of the capitol from D.C. to Washington T.Z. (Twilight Zone)