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LIVE AT FIVE – 05.09.12

Posted on | May 9, 2012 | 4 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Mourdock Defeats Lugar

Insurgent GOP Senate candidate Richard Mourdock

Lugar loses 40-60, Tea Party claims another scalp; omens for Orrin Hatch not looking too good right now

Suicide Bomber Was Double Agent
Al-Qaeda bomber actually agent for Saudi intelligence; infiltrated AQ and volunteered for bomb mission to steal new type bomb

NC Votes For Ban On Gay Marriage
Passes 53-47; ballot count in favor of ban exceeds Obama’s 2008 total

Milwaukee Mayor Will Face Scott Walker After Winning Democratic Primary

Richard Barrett

Walker wins GOP primary easily against token opposition

Speechwriter: John Edwards Knew About Coverup

Obama Denies Presiding Over Bloated Government; Data Say Otherwise

GOP Blocks Senate Debate On Student Loan Bill

GOP Fumbles Hispanic Outreach

Federal Court Strikes Down Illinois Eavesdropping Law As It Applies To Recording Police

Crude Drops Again On Saudi Comments, Weaker Euro; NYMEX $97.26, Brent $112.73
Disney Shares Pass All-Time High On Earnings
Dow Sinks For Fifth Day In A Row
German Patience With Greece On Euro Wears Thin
Greece Could Be Out Of The Eurozone As Early As This Summer
BofA Offers Home Loan Modification
Gasoline Price Outlook Revised Downward
Ten Key Issues To Follow In Google v. Oracle Case
Twitter Downplays Reports Of 55,000 Hacked Accounts
MySpace Settles FTC Privacy Investigation
Portable Fuel Cell Charger Offers Weeks Of Smartphone Power
India Snaps On Gloves, Bends Google Over For Antitrust Probe

Hamilton Clubs Four Dingers As Rangers Rout O’s

Teammates congratulate Josh Hamilton after his fourth homer

First player to hit four homers in a game since the Blue Jays’ Carlos Delgado in 2003

Devils Oust Flyers From Playoffs In Game 5, 3-1

Andy Pettitte Starting On Sunday For The Yankees

Hawks Edge Celtics To Stay Alive, 87-86

Royals Rally Past Red Sox On Butler’s Three-Run Homer

Billy, Cal Ripken Agree: Hamels Hitting Harper Wasn’t “Old School”

Pirates Edge Nationals 5-4 On Barajas’ Sayonara Homer In 9th

Travolta Hit With Second Sexual Assault Claim

John Travolta - serial groper?

Reps deny all charges, calling them “frivolous” and “fictional”

“The Voice” Torn Apart By Aguilera/Levine Brawl

Meet Charlize Theron’s Boy Jackson

Mila Kunis Saves Man’s Life

Careful With That Dress, Duchess

Maurice Sendak Dies, 83

Universal In Talks To Continue “Kick-Ass” Franchise

“Avengers” Joke Jacks Up Shawarma Sales In L.A.

New Elections Looming For Greece?
Cracks Appear Even As UK Coalition Government Relaunches Itself
Kofi Annan: “Last Chance” To Avoid War In Syria
What the fsck does he think is going on there now?
Clinton Wraps Up Trip By Pressing Pakistan On Terrorism
Netanyahu Solidifies Power With Supermajority
Summit Canceled As Ukraine Isolation Deepens Over Treatment Of Tymoshenko
PRC Ignores Questions On Expelled Correspondent
PRC Slams Philippines For Worsening Scarborough Shoals Standoff

Power Line: Lugar Routed
American Power: Lugar Concession Speech Slams Mourdock
Campaign 2012: Obama Waves Goodbye To “Friend” Lugar White House Says Abortion OK, But Visitors Must Register Unborn Children
Legal Insurrection: Cruel Irony In Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee Saga
Lonely Conservative: Interesting Twist In The Liz Warren Cherokee Heritage Story
Kathryn Lopez: The Bullies Win
Hit & Run: Chronicle Of Higher Education Fires Blogger For Questioning Seriousness Of Black Studies Departments
Weekly Standard: Obama Might Lose WV Delegate To Prison Inmate
Marco Rubio: Student Loans Are A Burden, But The Lack Of Jobs Hurts America More
Just One Minute: Lessons In Leadership From The NYT
Ed Morrissey: No Soros Money For Obama Campaign?
Bret Stephens: To The Class Of 2012


4 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 05.09.12”

  1. Adjoran
    May 9th, 2012 @ 7:54 am

    Lucky that bomber guy didn’t turn out to be a TRIPLE agent, eh?

  2. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    May 9th, 2012 @ 10:06 am

    “[Elizabeth Warren] found her Indian blood…not in her veins, but on her hands.”

  3. Wombat_socho
    May 9th, 2012 @ 1:43 pm

     Oh, well played!

  4. Wombat_socho
    May 9th, 2012 @ 1:44 pm

     Given the number of jihadis that have come out of Saudi Arabia, yeah.