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LIVE AT FIVE – 08.30.11

Posted on | August 30, 2011 | 6 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Irene’s Flooding Stuns Inland Areas

People walk along a section of US 12 in Berlin, Vermont

Severe damage in upstate New York, Vermont from flooding; 4.5 million still without power as death toll rises to 40
Some FEMA Funds For Joplin On Hold In Irene’s Wake
State-by-state breakdown of damages, dangers

Japanese Diet Confirms Noda As Prime Minister
Faces gridlocked legislature, warring factions in DPJ, reconstruction burdens and a weak economy

Libyan Rebels Warn Algeria On Gadhafis
NTC says harboring leader and his family “an aggressive act”

Romney Follows Perry In Speaking To VFW Convention

Governor Mitt Romney

Romney was only declared candidate at the time VFW was organizing convention; Perry spoke as host state governor

Judge Pleases Both Sides With Alabama Immigration Law Hold

President Picks Labor Economist To Help On Jobs Front

Obama’s Drunk-Driving Uncle Held On Immigration Detainer

DOT Scraps Traffic-Sign Deadlines

House GOP Revs Up Repeal, Reduce And Rein-In Agenda For The Fall

Wall Street Stock Index Futures Signal Lower Open
European Stocks Expected To Rise On Asian, US Gains
Gold Bounces Back After 2% Drop
Consumers Ramp Up Spending
Small Business Hiring Slows In August, Wages Dip
Credit Suisse Warns Against Investing In Greek Banks
Amazon’s Tablet New Great White Hope In Tablet Wars; Could Ship 5 Million Units In Q4
Samsung’s ChatON Latest Entry In Crowded Mobile Messaging Field
Nokia Hacked, Significant Number Of Records Stolen
HP Update Boosts Functionality Of Orphaned TouchPad

The Eagles’ $100 Million Man

Eagles QB Michael Vick

Vick signs for six years, $100 million with $40 million guaranteed

Sharapova Gets Past Teen, Kvitova Out

Yankees Edge Orioles 3-2 For Split

NBA, Union To Meet Wednesday

Angels’ Rookie Closer Feeling Strain Of Long Season

Hudson Does It All As Snakes Keep Streaking

Nationals Park Beer Vendor Saves Choking Child
No truth to rumor he’s being considered to replace Johnson as manager

Courtney Stodden Turns 17

Courtney Stodden, a/k/a Mrs. Doug Hutchinson

Happy birthday, kiddo

Bravo Special To Address Russell Armstrong Suicide

VMAs Score MTV’s Biggest Audience Ever

Jay-Z: I Refuse To Clap For Chris Brown

George Clooney Dropping Out Of “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”

Josh Brolin To Star In Spike Lee’s Remake Of “Oldboy”

New “Dancing With The Stars” Cast Leaked; Nancy Grace To Face The Music – And DWTS Judges

Demi Lovato Defends Her Current Weight

Algeria’s UN Envoy Defends Refuge Decision On Qadhafis
Syrian Protesters Shot After Eid Prayers
Hazare Launches New Campaign: Recall Of PMs Sought
Suspect In Mexico Casino Fire Says Attack Caused By Failure To Pay Extortion Money
Police Arrest 274 During Notting Street Carnival; Anticipated Major Disturbances Don’t Materialize
Israel, Egypt Reinforce Sinai Border Against Expected Jihadi Attack

Allahpundit: Romney’s Attack Strategy against Perry – Mediscaring?
PJ Tatler: Why Is “Resign” Not On This List?
Weasel Zippers: Obama Snubs VFW
Walter Russell Mead: New Blue Nightmare – Clarence Thomas And The Amendment Of Doom
American Power: JPost Writer Fired For Justifying Palestinian Terror
Lonely Conservative: Warren Buffett Betting On A Bailout? (Updated)
Atlas Shrugs: Gaza Jihadis Getting Anti-Air, Anti-Armor Weapons From Libyan Rebels?
Don Surber: Democrats Start Feeling Like Republicans What Racial Story Can Be Told?
NRO Corner: Perry Opposes “Military Adventurism”
Sister Toldjah: Barack Obama – The Harvard Daze

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6 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 08.30.11

  1. Photo of the day « Don Surber
    August 30th, 2011 @ 7:23 am

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  2. Threedonia
    August 30th, 2011 @ 1:35 pm

    Kudos to Vick… that’s a lot of redemption — or kibbles.

  3. Anonymous
    August 30th, 2011 @ 6:55 pm

    Isn’t a “Labor Economist” kind of like a “childcare pedophile”?

  4. Anonymous
    August 30th, 2011 @ 10:03 pm

    I understand you can get paid by Illinois for that latter job description. 🙁

  5. Who Says Crime Doesn’t Pay…Michael Vick Signs Contract With Eagles For 100 Million « That Mr. G Guy's Blog
    August 30th, 2011 @ 7:36 pm

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  6. Anonymous
    August 30th, 2011 @ 11:40 pm

    Saw that on the tele.