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LIVE AT FIVE: 03.06.13

Posted on | March 6, 2013 | 5 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Hugo Chavez Is Dead

He was on God's list.

Hundreds gather to mourn

Dies at age 58 after 14 years as Venezuela’s president

Syrian Refugees Reach One Million
Majority of refugees are in Jordan and Lebanon

L.A. Mayor’s Race Headed For Runoff
Garcetti, Greuel top vote-getters in primary, but neither wins majority



POLITICS
Senate Intelligence Committee Endorses Brennan

DCIA nominee John Brennan

DCIA nominee John Brennan

GOP still wants answers about Benghazi

White House, GOP Working Together On Budget Flexibility For DoD, VA, Possibly Other Departments

Flight Attendants Cry Foul As TSA Backs Down On Swiss Army Knives And Other “Weapons”

State’s Main Witness In Zimmerman Case Caught In Lie


Gov. Quinn’s $35.6 Billion Budget: One In Five Dollars Goes To Pensions

White House Cancels Tours, Blames Sequester

Rand Paul Slams AG Holder For Refusal To Rule Out Drone Strikes In U.S.

Sen. Coburn Urges USDA To Nix Wine Tasting Amid Sequester Warnings

Sen. Klobuchar Makes Herself Useful, Creates Bill To Legalize Unlocking Mobile Phones



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Crude Oil Jumps As Chavez’ Death Creates Uncertainty: NYMEX $91.08, Brent $112.04
U.S. Stock Futures Trade Higher After Record Close
Samsung Invests $112 Million In Japan’s Sharp
European Shares Extend Rally; Vodafone Jumps
Martha Stewart Defends J.C. Penney Deal In Macy’s Trial
Corn Drops A Second Time This Week As Snow Boosts U.S. Crop View
Top Outside Shareholder Demands Dell Open Its Books
HP, Dell Feeling The Heat From Shareholders
Cree Rolls Out Cheaper LED Bulbs
Beats Raises $60 Million To Spin Off Streaming Music Service
Roku 3 Enhances Remote, Improves Search
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 With Verizon LTE Coming Tomorrow
Apple Introduces Updated “Education Only” iMac For $1099
Google Play Marks Anniversary By Giving You Discounts
Microsoft Faces EU Fine For Not Giving Users Choice of Browsers
Lara Croft Is Back, But Not As You Know Her
Big Screens, Viral Media On Display At Microsoft’s TechFest



SPORTS
Thunder Hold Off Lakers’ Charge, 122-105

Westbrook leads OKC with 37

Westbrook leads OKC with 37

Oklahoma City wins season series


Blackhawks Extend Streak To 23 With Win Over Wild

Buckeyes Down Hoosiers 67-58


Blue Jackets Edge Oilers In Shootout, 4-3

Baseball Playoffs Moving To New Fox Cable Network In 2014

Nash Scores Two To Lead Rangers Over Flyers

Celtics Hold Off Sixers, 109-101

Soriano Makes Quick Work Of Spring Training Debut



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Taylor Swift Fights Back In Vanity Fair Interview

Not happy with Poehler and Fey

Not happy with Poehler and Fey

Quotes Katie Couric: “There’s a special place in Hell for women who don’t help other women”
Amy Poehler Responds: “I’m Going To Hell…But For Other Reasons”

Holly Madison Welcomes A Daughter

Jon Stewart Taking Summer Hiatus From “Daily Show” To Direct Movie

Duchess Of Cambridge Hints It Might Be A Girl

Terence Howard: Oprah Sex Scene Was Like A Dream Come True

Carly Rae Jepson Kowtows To GLAAD, Cancels Boy Scout Jamboree Appearance

Lamar Odom Fighting Baby Mama For Custody

Bret Michaels Has Meltdown Over “Celebrity Apprentice” Elimination

Justin Bieber Shows Up Two Hours Late To London Concert, Gets Booed

Matt Lanter Set As Male Lead In CW’s “Oxygen”

Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill Cancel Engagement

Jennifer And Justin Will Say “I Do” In Hawaii

Les Moonves Says “Dexter” Ending After Season 8



FOREIGNERS
Chavez Mourned By Scum Around The World
Technical Problems Slow Kenya Vote Count
Norks Vow To Cancel 1953 Cease Fire
Malay Forces Kill 13, Hunt Gunmen After Sabah Assault
PRC Premier Wen: Pollution, Risk Downside Of “Blind Expansion”
Biden: Obama Not Bluffing On Iran
Cardinals Begin Pre-Conclave Talks



BLOGS & STUFF
Michelle Malkin: Oberlin College – Still Manufacturing Hate Crime Hoaxes After All These Years
NewsBusters: Krugman Whines “Quoting What I Said In The Past Is An Ad Hominem Attack”
Roger Noriega” Jimmy Carter Sends His Condolences To Hugo Chavez
Ed Driscoll: Hugo Chavez’ Socialist Symmetry In Saying Sayonara
Gateway Pundit: Jimmy Carter Mourns “Positive Legacies” Of Hugo Chavez
Twitchy: Sic Semper Tyrannis – Hugo Chavez Dead
Nick Gillespie: Rep. Serrano (D-NY) On Chavez – “A Leader Who Understood The Needs of The Poor”
Babalu: Chavez Is Dead, Let The Blame-Throwing And Divinization Begin
Yuval Levin: The 2014 Budget
James Pethokoukis: Paul Ryan Keeps Telling The GOP How Hard It Will Be To Balance The Budget. Why Won’t They Listen?
Patterico: White House – We Must Cancel All Tours Because Of Sequestration! Also, We’re Hiring
Bryan Preston: Memo Proves Administration Wants Sequester To Hurt Really Bad
Jihad Watch: Saudis To Teach “Correct Concept Of Jihad” In Schools
Jawa Report: All Your Drones Are Belong To Someone Else
Allahpundit: Also Not Invited To CPAC? Bob McDonnell
Power Line: Are Republicans Doing Better Than You Think?


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Comments

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_MJGP4QXZ5PRW2MFA5E25CV2WNU rosalie

    I love Katie Couric’s quote that “There’s a special place in Hell for women who don’t help women”. What a laugh. I guess she’ll be in that special place after what she did to Palin.

  • http://boogieforward.us/ K-Bob

    Hugo ugly.

    Che wins.

    (T-Shirt wars!)

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  • Wombat_socho

    Yes, indeed.

  • 20thCenturyVole

    Hugo Chavez is dead.

    And you’re not.
    – Chevy Chase