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LIVE AT FIVE – 08.02.11

Posted on | August 2, 2011 | 2 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Senate Likely To Pass Debt Limit Bill Shortly After Noon Today

Speaker of the House John Boehner

Bill virtually assured of passage with bipartisan backing from McConnell, Reid after Boehner, Cantor and Pelosi get bill through the House yesterday
GOP Piles On VP Biden For Calling Them “Terrorists”

Human Rights Groups Says 24 Killed, 150 Detained In Syria
Assad starting off Ramadan with a bang

US Stocks Fall In Volatile Session; DJIA Posts Seventh Straight Loss
Early gains erased by weak marketing data, continued concern over debt

Giffords Returns To Congress To Vote On Debt Bill

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, D-AZ

Congresswoman returns seven months after shooting

Long Island Voters Nix $400MM Bond Sale For Islanders’ Arena Renovation

Conservatives Warn 2012 Candidates On Debt Deal
Romney, Huntsman hardest hit

Justice Department Sues Alabama Over Immigration Law

Woman Arrested At Nashville Airport To Fight TSA Charges

Cuomo Signs Law Further Restricting Gun Purchases

Central Falls, RI Declares Bankruptcy After Unions Refuse To Accept Pension Cuts

The Lurking Fear: Wall Street’s Growing Concern About Debt Rating
Tokyo Shares End Down On Strong Yen, Uncertain US Economic Outlook
Manufacturing Growth Shrinks In July; Weakest In Two Years
San Francisco Fed Says High Inflation Unlikely To Last
Revenue Loss From FAA Shutdown Could Reach $1 Billion
Defying Quake And Yen, Toyota Posts Q1 Profit, Hoists FY Outlook 40%
BMW Profit Soars As PRC Seeks Luxury
Skype For iPad Appears Briefly In App Store
Study Shows Data Centers Using Less Power Than Expected
Diablo 3 To Let Players Buy And Sell Items For Real Money
Google Chrome Now #2 Browser In The UK

Stern Rips NBA Players Union

NBA Commissioner David Stern

Commish says he doesn’t think players are negotiating in good faith

Randy Moss Calls It Quits

Sabathia Notches 16th Win, Lifts Yankees To 4th Straight

Tribe Pounds Red Sox 9-6

Astros Rookie Altuve Delivers: Drives In Winning Run In 10th Against Reds

Five Named To US Hockey Hall Of Fame

Kershaw Goes The Distance In 6-2 Win Over Padres

Former NBA Player Samaki Walker Tries To Eat His Weed

Stanton’s Slam Lifts Fish Over Mets In 10th

Ankiel Makes Most Of Leadoff Sport, Lifts Nats To Win Over Braves

Reese Witherspoon Joins Disney’s “Wish List”

Reese Witherspoon

Comedy to tell the tale of a little girl’s wishes coming true – twenty years late

Samantha Ronson Busted For DWI

Kings Of Leon Cancel Remainder Of US Tour; More Problems Than Just The Heat

Tim Gunn: Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Was Nauseating

Maya Rudolph Gets a Bigger Role On “Up All Night”

Tragic Figures Ryan And Heidi Give Tragic Interview About Tragic Lives

Rep Says Ryan Kwanten Full Frontal Nude Pix Fake

Rihanna Goes Back To Rude Girl Ways For Carnival

Vanessa Minnillo Refers To Jessica Simpson As “The Elephant In The Room”

Syria’s Body Count Rises
Ramadan Brings Resolve, Uncertainty For Libya Rebels
Somalis Waste Away As Jihadis Bar Escape From Famine
Italy Struggles With Influx Of Would-Be Migrants From Africa
Riot Police Backed By Army Clear Protesters From Cairo Square
Putin Mum On 2012 Polls
ROK Foreign Minister To Visit Russia For Nork Talks
Turks Question Power Of Prime Minister After Generals’ Resignations

Allahpundit: Biden Says Republicans Acted Like Terrorists, Then Walks It Back
Toby Young: The Real Story Isn’t The Triumph Of The Tea Party But The Death Of The Socialist Left
Weasel Zippers: Hollywood Moonbat Matt Damon On Tea Partiers
Babalu: The Political Placebo
Hit & Run: Debt Deal’s Defense Cuts A Win For Libertarians?
This Ain’t Hell: Damning With Faint Praise…Or Something
The Blaze: Hudson, Hancock To Headline Obama’s Birthday Fundraiser, Er, Party
NRO Agenda: Debt Deal Less Than Meets The Eye
Glenn Beck: Why The Debt Deal Is Bad News
Maggie’s Notebook: ObamaCare Buys Your Birth Control
The Lonely Conservative: The Largest Debt Ceiling Increase In The History Of The US
AmSpecBlog: The Dealmaker Who Wasn’t
Via Meadia: Gallup Says Conservatives Outnumber Liberals 2-1

SOTD: Juno Reactor – Samurai


2 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 08.02.11

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    August 2nd, 2011 @ 3:22 pm

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