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LIVE AT FIVE – 03.08.12

Posted on | March 8, 2012 | 10 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Obama Administration Weighs Non-Lethal Aid To Syrian Rebels

A Syrian refugee receives aid at a camp in northern Lebanon

Panetta rejects calls for unilateral action; meanwhile, the slaughter continues

Santorum Calls On Mississippi Voters To Drive Out Gingrich
Former speaker abandons Kansas, digs in in Dixie

Some Overrated Computer Company Launches Another Money Suck Of A Product
Is the horrible new iPad launch a sign of Apple’s unraveling?

Poll: Jerry Brown’s Tax Plan Has Narrow Backing

Governor Jerry Brown

No great enthusiasm for “temporary” tax hikes

Kucinich Holds Back On Future Plans, But Not On Kaptur Criticism

Obama Drones On About Green Technology In NC

Mayor Bing Resists Outside Manager For Detroit

NH House Passes Religious Exemption From Contraception Mandate

Pingree Declines To Pursue Snowe’s Senate Seat

Villaraigosa Says Gay Marriage Should Be Part Of 2012 Democratic Platform

Oil Trades Near Two-Day High As Iran Fears Counter Rising U.S. Supply
Natural Gas Falls To Ten-Year Low
Gold Up Slightly On Fed Bond News
Asia Stocks Gain On Japan Economic Data
Not Too Warm For A Labor Department Snow Job
Private Investors With 60% Of Greek Bonds To Join Swap
Treasury Launches $6 Billion AIG Stock Sale
LulzSec Brought Down By Own Leader
IBM’s Holey Optochip Pumps 1 Trillion Bits Per Second
YouTube To Power Live Streaming Olympic Coverage For NBC
Eye-Tracking Interface Promises Hands-Free Gaming, Glasses-Free 3D

Spurs Deal Skidding Knicks Third Consecutive Loss

Carmelo Anthony scores 27 in a losing cause

Knicks fall to full-strength Spurs, 118-105

Nyets’ Farmar Drains 3-Pointer At Buzzer To Beat Clippers, 101-100

Wizards Rally To Stun Kobe And The Lakers In 106-101 Upset

Rangers’ Darvish Has Enigmatic Start

Pens Rally To Beat Leafs 3-2

Huskies Beat Mountaineers 71-67 In OT

South Florida Handles Villanova To Keep NCAA Bubble Hopes Alive

Nationals And Cardinals Call It A Draw At 3-3

Snooki: Yes, I’m Pregnant And Engaged

Snooki, unusually decorous

“I have different priorities now. I don’t care what anybody else thinks.”

Pregnant Jessica Simpson Poses Nude For Elle, Confirms It’s A Girl

“I’m So Excited!” Sienna Miller Opens Up About Her Pregnancy

WNBC Booting Anchor Sue Simmons After 32 Years

Hulk Hogan Sex Tape Being Shopped

Maher Comes To Limbaugh’s Defense

“All American Muslim” Canceled Amid Controversy, Sagging Ratings

Etan Cohen To Direct “Boy Scouts V. Zombies” For Paramount

Demi Lovato Still Struggling With Bulimia, Cutting

“Get Kony” Goes Viral; Questions Raised About Charity’s Social Media Blitz
Images Suggest Iran Is Cleaning Up Nuke Site Before Inspectors Arrive
Why Sarkozy’s Hard Words About Immigration May Resonate In France
Triumphant Putin Pours Scorn On Opposition
Syrian Deputy Oil Minister Defects
Hamas Rules Out Military Support For Iran In Any War With Israel

Michelle Malkin: The War On Conservative Women
Villainous Company: “My Party Right Or Wrong” Is Not A Winning Message
Five Feet Of Fury: Baby Boomers, This Is Why We Hate You And Can’t Wait Until You All Die
Riehl World View: Think Progress – The Stalinists Are Here
American Thinker: Will 2012 Be A Republican Year?
Ed Driscoll: “We Hid This Video Throughout The 2008 Campaign”
Protein Wisdom: The Vetting – Obama Embraces Racialist Harvard Prof
Don Surber: Rush Refuses To Suspend Himself
Powerline: The Party Of Hate
Dan Riehl: Dems Inciting Death Threats Against Limbaugh
National Review: Conspiracy, Again
NewsBusters: MoDo Gets Offensive On GOP “Warmongers”, Israel, And The Iraq War
Lonely Conservative: “People Fainting Happens All The Time In My Meetings”
USNI Blog: A Remarkable Man Has Stepped Into The Clearing
R.I.P. Captain Carroll LeFon, 1960-2012, a/k/a Neptunus Lex


10 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 03.08.12”

  1. smitty
    March 8th, 2012 @ 6:24 am

    “Non-lethal aid”: a pallet of dead parrots.
    “It is crucial that we find out if these Syrian rebels are Monty Python fans. I cannot begin a bombing campaign until I am sure I’m getting maximum political value out of it. We’re low on ordnance, you know, since Bush wiped out our stocks in Iraq,” said the Brainwashed Human Onager.

  2. Bob Belvedere
    March 8th, 2012 @ 7:13 am

    Mayor Bing Resists Outside Manager For Detroit

    That’s why I support his opponent, Mr. Google.

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  4. Wombat_socho
    March 8th, 2012 @ 12:45 pm

     I’m going third-party with Yahoo. (Serious)ly.

  5. Wombat_socho
    March 8th, 2012 @ 12:48 pm

     I think at this point the Syrian rebels would be grateful for a pallet of dead birds. At least they could eat them and save money for buying ordnance elsewhere.

  6. Bob Belvedere
    March 8th, 2012 @ 1:06 pm

    You’re dating yourself [and so am I].

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  9. Wombat_socho
    March 8th, 2012 @ 2:52 pm

    Fortunately I’m a cheap date these days.

  10. Bob Belvedere
    March 8th, 2012 @ 5:39 pm

    That’s what written on the bathroom walls.