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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.22.13

Posted on | May 22, 2013 | 4 Comments

– compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Senate Panel Approves Sweeping Immigration Bill

An immigrant recites the Pledge of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony.

An immigrant recites the Pledge of Allegiance at a naturalization ceremony.

Leahy’s same-sex marriage amendment defeated; Hatch’s increase in tech visas approved


Government Drops One Charge Against Wikileaker
Charge of leaking State Department cable dropped


Top Figures Barred From Iran’s June Ballot
Former president Rafsanjani, aide to Ahamdinejad among many booted from ballot



POLITICS
Lois Lerner Takes The Fifth, Won’t Answer Questions At Congressional Hearing

Mmmm...smells like RICO.

Mmmm…smells like RICO.

Former head of IRS tax-exempt unit lawyers up

Ft. Jackson Commander Suspended Over Adultery Allegations

Sources Challenge Administration Claim Of “All Hands On Deck” Pursuit Of Benghazi Suspects


FEMA Uses “Waffle House Index” To Take Stock Of Oklahoma Disaster

Harrisburg Mayor Who Ran City Into Bankruptcy Loses Bid For Re-Election In Democrat Primary

Prosecutors Seek Retrial In Bell, California Corruption Case

Gay Florida Teen Indicted For Underage Girlfriend



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Falls On Rising US Gasoline Stocks
Apple Defends Tax Shelters, Gets Assist From Rand Paul
Victory For Dimon As JP Morgan Chase Shareholders Reject Chairman/CEO Split
Japan Trade Deficit Shows Weaker Yen No Panacea
Fannie Mae To Sell $2 Billion In Boom-Era CMBS To Cut Holdings
Home Depot 1Q Earnings Exceed Expectations
Sony Stock Jumps As Board Considers Entertainment Spinoff
Merck Signs $5 Billion Share Buyback Agreement With Goldman Sachs
Ferrero Fail: World Nutella Day Saved As Makers Cave
Cautious Optimism Greets XBox One
Yahoo Offers Flickr Revamp With 1TB Of Storage
Jive Tries Out Freemium Model With Producteev Task Manager
Sony Unveils PS4 Teaser Video Ahead Of XBox Launch
Powermat Marries PowerKiss, Vows To Use Same Wireless Charging Standard
Opera Comes To Android
Google+ Rolls Out Redesign For Mobile Web Similar To Desktop
AGENT Smartwatch Kickstarter Reaches Backers’ Goal
“Call Of Duty: Ghosts” To Launch On XBox One With Exclusive Content



SPORTS
Bruins Rally Past Rangers, Take 3-0 Series Lead

Brad Richards falls in front of Daniel Paille during the second period.

Brad Richards falls in front of Daniel Paille during the second period.

Paille scores tie-breaking goal with 3:31 left in the third period


Spurs Blow Late Lead, Beat Grizzlies Anyway 93-89 In OT


Sharks Hold Off Kings, Even Series At Two Apiece

O’s Beat Yankees 3-2 On Sayonara Homer

Victim Of Expectations? Clippers Let Coach Del Negro Go

San Francisco, Houston Win Bids For Super Bowls 50, 51

Cabrera Homers, Scherzer Rolls As Tigers Maul Tribe 5-1

Royals Rally Late, Thump Astros 7-3

Wright’s Early Error Dooms Mets, Reds Win 4-0

Darvish Coughs Up Just One Run To A’s, But It’s Too Many: Rangers Lose 1-0

Ryan Mattheus Breaks Hand Trying To Punch Out Locker



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sharon Stone Flashes Cleavage At Cannes

Hard to believe she's 55

Hard to believe she’s 55

In town for premiere of Behind The Candelabra

It’s Official: Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio Joining “X Factor”

Lindsay Lohan Sued By Manufacturer Of Her 6126 Clothing Line

Scrape Me Up Before You Go Slow

Lindsey Vonn And Tiger Woods Take His Kids To School


Jesse James Accidentally Cuts Off His Finger

Bon Jovi Slams Bieber: “You’re An A**hole”

Barbara Walters’ Daughter Drunk And Abusive During DUI Arrest

A Life So Large – Brad Pitt’s Esquire Interview

Kristen Stewart Visits Taylor Swift’s House After Breakup With Rob Pattinson



FOREIGNERS
Norks Send Top Kim Jong Un Aide To Beijing
Abe: Norks Must Return All Those Abducted
Israeli Military Chief Issues Stark Warning To Syria After Exchange Of Fire On Golan Heights
Russia Outraged At Azerbaijan’s Eurovision Vote Snub
Former OAS Member Commits Suicide In Notre Dame In Protest Of Gay Marriage
Vatican Denies News Reports Of Pope Francis Performing Exorcism
Clashes With Rebels Resume In Democratic Republic Of The Congo
Kenya “Fine” With Obama Snub
Philippines Protests Chicom Warship’s Presence In Spratly Islands
Gay Marriage Bill Passes UK House Of Commons In Divisive Vote
Nigeria To Free Female Islamist Suspects



BLOGS & STUFF
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Breaking! Soulless Union Drone Elected Mayor Of Los Angeles
Power Line: A Crack In The IRS Dam
NRO Corner: Rand Paul Calls For Independent Investigation Of IRS Scandal, Says Obama “Passive” And “Detached”
Andrew Stiles: No Apology From The IRS
Questions And Observations: IRS commissioner Knew About Illegal Targeting Of Conservative Groups A Year Ago
Right Scoop: Bill Kristol Tells Marco Rubio To Walk Away From The Immigration Bill
Gateway Pundit: Holder’s DOJ Even Targeted Fox Reporter’s Parents’ Home Phone
Legal Insurrection: How Much Has The Justice Department Overreached? Other News Organizations May Have To Defend Fox
Riehl World News: An Obama Administration Feature, Not A Bug – Sharyl Attkisson’s Computers Compromised
John Podhoretz: Leaks Turn To Deluge For Reeling White House
Weasel Zippers: Biden Cracks TOTUS Joke
Daniel Foster: Next Against The Wall – White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler?
Weekly Standard Blog: Liberal Pundits Gather In The West Wing
Protein Wisdom: Leftist Shitboxes Who Once Upon A Time Politicized A Hurricane Rush To Politicize A Tornado
Ramesh Ponnuru: “Obama Scandals” Could Actually Hurt Republicans
AmSpecBlog: Did The Virginia GOP Just Hand Terry McAuliffe The Election By Nominating E.W. Jackson For Lieutenant Governor?


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Comments

  • jsn2

    Wombat – The added benefit of RICO charges against the cult of obama would be all the exploding lefty heads.

    Please, God!

  • Wombat_socho

    As you can guess, I’m totally in favor of those charges. Live by Chicago rules, die by the Federal prosecutors.