The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE – 02.07.12

Posted on | February 7, 2012 | 4 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Shelling Of Homs By Syrian Government Continues Into Fourth Day

Streets of Homs strewn with wrecked cars and rubble

Observers report loyalist forces moving into position to attack the city; PRC, Russia continue to block UN action
PRC: We’re not going to be a rubber stamp

Rick Perry Leaves Door Open To Future Presidential Bid
Could face tough re-election campaign for governor’s seat

LA Schools Head Announces Entire Miramonte ES Staff To Be PurgedReplaced
Complete staff turnover seen as necessary after abuse allegations

Clint Eastwood Speaks Out On “Halftime In America” Ad

Clint Eastwood in the controversial Chrysler ad

Denies political angle to ad; rejects Rove’s notion that ad is a pro-Obama valentine

Catholic Outcry Over Administration Birth Control Mandate Could Be Big Factor This Fall

Santorum Aiming To Head Romney Off At The Pass In Colorado

Romney Ties Obama To Carter

Occupiers Face Off Against Stand Up For Oakland
Oaktown is no longer amused by your Occupod shenanigans

Santorum Continues Fight To Get On Indiana Ballot

Judge Nixes Texas Redistricting Deal

Euro Weakens Amid Greece Debt Discussions; PRC Stocks Drop
Wall Street Edges Lower After String Of Gains
Verizon, Redbox Team Up To Challenge Netflix With Video Streaming Service
Key States Move Closer To Foreclosure-Abuse Deal
Under Fire, Oil Exec Gives Up $100 Million Severance Pay
Another Green Energy Company Stumbles: Fisker Auto Lays Off Workers
North Sea Crude Over $116 On Cold Snap, Iran Sanctions
New York Crude Falls Again On Bets U.S. Demand Will Remain Weak
Gold Settles Almost 1% Lower
2012 Super Bowl’s Most Tweeted Ads
Facebook Looks To Make Mobiles Click
Microsoft To Drop Start Button From Windows 8?
ITC Staff Favors B&N In Patent Dispute With Microsoft

Sixers Spoil Kobe’s Historic Night

Kobe Bryant makes the top 5

Bryant scores 28 points but Sixers win anyway, 95-90

Chris Paul And The Clippers Outlast Magic In OT

Coyotes Topple Red Wings, 3-1

#4 Missouri Sneaks By Oklahoma

Kessel Leads Surging Leafs Past Oilers

Lin Scores 28, Carries Short-Handed Knicks Again

Scola Leads Rockets To 99-90 Win Over Depleted Nuggets

Rudderless UConn Drifting Out Of NCAA Picture

Spurs Hit The Road, Beat Grizzlies 89-84

Court Strips Contador Of 2010 Tour De France Title

England Fails The Big Test, Falls 0-3 To Pakistan

Nationals Confirm Ankiel Signing, Announce Mark Teahen Signed To Minor League Deal

The Evil One Takes Over Metro For A Day

The Evil One with one of his dark minions

Strange utterances and random art from the noted fashion designer

Two Good Excuses To Watch “Smash”

If NBC Gets Fined For Her Middle Finger, Rapper M.I.A.’s Going To Be Paying It

Kate Hudson’s Amazing Post-Natal Abs

Smoking Like Her Idol

Bieber’s Bodyguard Opens Can Of Israeli Whoop-Ass On Papparazzo

Randy Travis Arrested For Public Intoxication

Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Portrait

U.S. Hopes Russia’s Lavrov Can Persuade Assad To Step Away
Palestinians Take Step Toward Unity
Teams Search For Philippines Quake Survivors
Obama Tightens Iran Sanctions Over Bank “Deception”
U.S. Announces Limited Easing Of Burma Sanctions
Egypt Names 19 Americans To Face Trial On NGO Funding, Including Transportation Secretary’s Son
Deadly Freeze, Heavy Snow Keep Slamming Europe
Anti-Putin Protesters Show Staying Power
Radical UK Imam To Be Released On Bail After Six Years’ Detention For Deportation
New Finnish President A “Lone Star”
Mexico’s Conservative Party Picks Josefina Mota To Run For President

Pat Dollard: Eastwood Says “I Am Certainly Not Politically Affiliated With Mister Obama”
Allahpundit: Erickson Endorses Sweet Meteor Of Death
Jim Geraghty: Are We Due For A Santorum Surge?
CNN: Santorum Hits Romney As “Unqualified And Dead Wrong On Healthcare”
Weasel Zippers: Catholic League Ready For War With Administration Over Birth Control Mandate
Lonely Conservative: Fisker Automotive, Another Obama Green Cash Recipient, Laying Off Workers
Israel Matzav: It’s 1967 All Over Again
Riehl World View: Ann Coulter Naked
CNSNews: Archbishop Rips HHS Mandate As “Blow To A Freedom…For Which You Have seen Your Buddies Fall In Battle”; Chief Of Army Chaplains Tries To Block Letter, Overruled
Conservative Hideout: Constitution “Too Old, Embraces Too Few Rights”
Conservatives4Palin: Obama’s Two-Month Payroll Tax Holiday Paid For By Huge New Tax On Mortgages

SOTD: 52nd Street


4 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 02.07.12”

  1. Gadget of the day « Don Surber
    February 7th, 2012 @ 6:29 am

    […] The Other McCain. […]

  2. smitty
    February 7th, 2012 @ 7:01 am

    Eastwood’s ad was not completely political; just significantly political. Even a crap sandwich needs bread.

  3. Anonymous
    February 7th, 2012 @ 7:35 am

     One could certainly read that into it, but the textual interpretation, as our friend Mr. Goldstein might say (and Clint did say), is apolitical.

  4. richard mcenroe
    February 7th, 2012 @ 11:36 am

    Two more good reasons to watch Smash: Megan. Hilty.