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LIVE AT FIVE – 08.12.11

Posted on | August 12, 2011 | 4 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Obama Vows New Ideas To Boost Jobs, Slams Congress

The President delivers an impromptu speech to a rapt audience

No actual initiatives contained in speech. More whining about House GOP.

Britain Looks To US For Riot Control Advice
PM Cameron cites former NYPD chief Bill Bratton as likely advisor

British policeman has advice for Bratton

The Guardian Live-Blogs The Ames Debate
Hilarity (or something like it) ensues.

“Kids For Cash” Judge Gets 28 Years

Former Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella

Took $1 million in bribes from for-profit juvenile detention center operator; most pay $1.2 million restitution

Debt “Super Committee” Reflects Party Leadership

Harvard Prof Elizabeth Warren Explores Run For Senate Against Scott Brown

US Attorney Adds Insult To Injury Of Slain Agent’s Family

Judge Rules Little Rock Bus Line Wrong To Refuse Atheist Ads

European Shares Seen Opening Higher; Investors Digest Short-Selling Ban
Wall Street Ride Is A Rollercoaster
Gasoline Prices Expected To Fall
Postal Service Seeks Exit From Federal Benefits Plan; Wants To Lay Off 120,000 Workers
New Jobless Claims Fall To Four-Month Low
Was Facebook Holding Back Game Improvements To Counter Google+ Release?
DARPA Loses Another Hypersonic Test Vehicle Over The Pacific
Tablet War Is An Apple Rout
PRC Finds 22 More Fake Apple Stores

Flamboyant Dennis Rodman Ready For Spotlight

Chris Mullin and Dennis Rodman await induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame

Five-time Olympian and fellow inductee Teresa Edwards: “If Dennis wears a dress better than me, I’m going to beat him before I leave here.”

Butthurt Non-ND Indians Sue Over “Fighting Sioux” Nickname

Verlander Wins #100 As Tigers Top Tribe

Snakes Strike Back On Last Strike, Come From Behind To Beat Astros 8-5

Pujols Pulls Cards To 5-2 Win; Staves Off Sweep By Brewers

Jordan Zimmerman Good, But Not Good Enough As Cubs Win 4-3

Former Warrant Lead Singer Jani Lane Dies, 47

Jani Lane, 1964-2011, RIP

Found dead in LA hotel Thursday night, no cause of death announced

Sesame Workshop Declares Bert & Ernie Officially Asexual

Ricki Lake Engaged

Stalker Arrested At Sharon Stone’s Home

Vogue: Kiss Me, Kate

USA Orders Final Season Of “In Plain Sight”

Jessica Alba Lights Up Hollywood

Pauly D Confirms G-Unit Deal With 50 Cent

Third “Bridget Jones” Movie Finally A Go

“Glee” Season 3 Spoilers And What The Cast Wants To See

Soros Sued By Ex-Girlfriend Over Real Estate Dispute

Cameron Considers Tough Measures After Riots
London Weighs Social Media Crackdown (Video)
Three Asians Killed In Riots, Ethnic Tensions Increase
Libyan Rebels Claim Victory In BregaSyrian Assault On Hama Ends With Town In Ruins
Clinton: Don’t Cut Farm Aid For Africa
US Wants India, PRC To Take Steps Against Syria

Allahpundit: Huckabee Tells Perry He Screwed Up Badly By Dissing Iowa
Kathryn Lopez: “Anti-Gay” Or “Anti-Gay Marriage”?
PJ Tatler: Some Liberal Twit Yells At Mitt Romney
Mediaite: Pawlenty & Bachmann Rumble In White-Hot Debate Exchange
AmSpecBlog: Talking The Hawk – Regarding Rick Perry’s Foreign Policy
Weasel Zippers: Republican Congressman On Deficit Committee Won’t Rule Out Tax Increases
Hit & Run: Hope Does For Unions As Wisconsin Voters Reject Change
Israpundit: Abraham Foxman Claims Sharia Not A Threat In The US

SOTD: Elected


4 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 08.12.11

  1. Zilla of the Resistance
    August 12th, 2011 @ 10:48 am

    Excellent SOTD, Wombat! I LOVE Alice Cooper! And he’s Conservative, too!
    Shame about Jani Lane, but I knew he had problems ever since Celebrity Fit Club.
    Great links, BTW, as always.
    Do you have a Twitter account, Wombat?

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    August 12th, 2011 @ 12:01 pm

    Britain Looks to U.S. for Advice Combating Riots

    Look, they’ve got all that opium from The ‘Stan so substitute the tear gas in the grenades with opium and they’ll all just sit down or lie down and think deep thoughts.

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