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LIVE AT FIVE – 08.01.11

Posted on | August 1, 2011 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

President, Speaker Agree On Debt Deal

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)

Agreement has $900 billion increase in debt limit, $1 trillion in spending cuts, but can it pass Congress?
Asian Shares Rise On Debt Agreement
Yen, Swiss Franc Slide On Debt Deal News
Oil Futures Up In Electronic Trading

Germany Calls For UN Security Council Meeting On Syria
Over 140 dead in Sunday’s acts of repression by Assad’s regime

Tea Party Support Not A Given For Perry

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Lots of folks interested in his run, except he isn’t running yet

Cain Comes On Strong Out West

Credible Lead Surfaces 40 Years After DB Cooper’s Skyjacking

Senator Durbin Upbeat On Debt Deal

VP Charging Secret Service $2200 For Cottage They Need To Protect Him

Dollar Gains On Debt Deal News
FDIC Closes Three Banks In Indiana, South Carolina And Virginia
HSBC Sells 195 Retail Branches To First Niagara Bank For $1 Billion
PIMCO Analyst Says US Credit Rating Still At Risk
Adobe Dives Into HTML With New Edge Software
AT&T To Throttle Big Users Of Unlimited Data
It’s Official: IE Users Are Dumb As A Box Of Hammers
Apple Has More Cash Than The Federal Government

Plaxico Burress Spurns Giants For Jets

WR Plaxico Burress, once again a free man

Released after serving 20 months on a weapons charge, Burress signed a one-year deal with the Jets

Paul Menard Pulls Off Upset Win At Brickyard 400

Red Sox Acquire Erik Bedard From Mariners In Three-Team Deal

Verlander Falls Short In Bid For No-Hitter, But Tigers Win Anyway 3-2

No Urgency Expected When NBA Owners, Players Meet Today

Braves Acquire Steals Leader Bourn

Storen Blows Save, Steals a Win As Ankiel & Desmond Come Through In The Bottom Of The Ninth

Marquis To The Snakes, Hairston To Brewers For Prospects, But No Deal Yet For A Center Fielder

Al Pacino’s Daughter Julie Busted For DWI

Julie and Al Pacino

Admitted to drinking, smoking pot when stopped at DWI checkpoint

Amy Winehouse Planning To Adopt Ten-Year-Old

Kings Of Leon Rescheduling Texas Concerts

“Cowboys & Aliens” Gets Smurfed

“Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part II” Hits $1 Billion At Box Office

Angelina Jolie: I Don’t Love Acting As Much As I Did

Libyan Rebels Battle Qaddafi Supporters In Their Ranks
Heavy Rains Add To Somali Refugees’ Misery
PRC Blames Pakistani-Trained Jihadis For Deaths In Xinjiang
Anders Breivik Not Insane, Panel Says
Israeli, Lebanese Troops Exchange Fire
British Troops’ Tours To Be Extended To One Year

Verum Serum: Durbin Says “We are having the final interment of John Maynard Keynes”
NRO Corner: Reid’s In, Pelosi’s Hesitant, And The GOP Is Looking For Votes
American Power: NY Times Slurs Republicans As “Hostage-Taking Extremists”
Atlas Shrugs: Summer Camp? Anti-Semitic Indoctrination Center!
Gateway Pundit: Obama Has Chairman Of The JCS Tell Troops In Afghanistan They May Not Get Paid
Jihad Watch: NY Times Concedes Spencer, Other Anti-Jihadis Not Responsible For Norway Murders

Weasel Zippers: Congressman Keith Ellison Whines That Islam Still Misunderstood By Americans
Jane Hamsher: Bernie Sanders To Primary Obama? Don’t Make Me Laugh
Ed Morrissey: Guess What Happened To That Obama Recovery?
American Thinker: Blame The Jews And Republicans
Don Surber: The Greatest Duh On Earth

SOTD: Disappointed


3 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 08.01.11

  1. Cartoon of the day « Don Surber
    August 1st, 2011 @ 7:12 am

    […] links: Blogs Lucianne Loves. Robert Stacy McCain. Doug Ross. Maggie’s […]

  2. Anonymous
    August 1st, 2011 @ 3:36 pm

    Plaxico Burress spent 20 months inside for felony dumbass, shooting himself in public by accident.  Friends don’t let friends buy Glocks.

  3. Anonymous
    August 1st, 2011 @ 7:50 pm

    Thus the “#1 With A Bullet” alt-text on his photo. I only have so much time and space to bring the snark, you know.