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LIVE AT FIVE – 05.22.12

Posted on | May 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Summit Doubleheader Short On Surprises

NATO agrees on Afghanistan roadmap

Obama’s advisers whine about time spent away from campaign trail

Sri Lanka’s Former Army Chief Pardoned
Ex-general Sarath Fonseka released from jail following years of protests

Putin Names Former Ministers As Aides
Move expected to weaken PM Medvedev’s new government, centralize power in Kremlin

WaPo/ABC Poll: Obama, Romney In Dead Heat

Mitt Romney: coming on hard

Poll respondents agree on Surber Rule.

Opening Statements Set In Fort Hood Bomb Plot Trial

Old Bush Administration Feud Resurfaces In Arizona Senate Race

Catholic Dioceses, Colleges File Suit Over Contraception Mandate

Chairman Of NRC Resigns Under Fire

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Music Piracy Case

GOP Senators Slam 9th Circuit Maui Conference Plans

Chicago PD Gets High Marks For Handling NATO Protesters

Oil Prices Up On Expectations PRC, US Economies Will Improve; NYMEX $92.57, Brent $108.81
Germany, France Want Greece To Stay In Eurozone
Where Are Facebook’s Friends? Stock Drops After IPO
ROK Looking For Exemption From Iranian Oil Sanctions
Accor Sells Motel 6 To Blackstone For $1.9 Billion
Asian Stocks Up For Second Day As Germany, PRC Vow To Spur Growth
Spain: No Need For European Funds To Help Banks
CFTC Uses JP Morgan Chase Losses As Pretext For More Regulation
Iraq Says Kurdish Oil Deals Need Baghdad Approval
Chrome Overtakes IE (Again)
Cable Companies To Expand Free Wi-fi
Microsoft Quietly Launches Social Network
Jews Say No To Online Porn, Mormons Applaud
Virgin Mobile Adds $40 Unlimited Talk & Text Plan

Thunder Top Lakers 106-90, Head For Finals

Sad Kobe is sad

Kobe’s 42 not enough to overcome Oklahoma City
Multiple people shot after Thunder game, two suspects being held
Pau Gasol Already Designated Scapegoat In Lakers’ Defeat

Rangers Stumble Out Of Gate In Game 4, Can’t Recover

Bass Erupts For Celtics In 101-85 Rout Of Sixers

Peyton Manning Looks Good In First Workout With Broncos

King Felix Outduels Darvish As M’s Beat Rangers 6-1

Paulino, Royals Shut Out Yankees

Magic Make Coach, GM Disappear

Nats Hold On For 2-1 Win After Rodriguez Immolates In 9th

Katy Perry Splits From Robert Ackroyd, Sings About Divorce

Katy & Bobby at Coachella

Yep, she’s back on the market again; romance with Florence & The Machine guitarist not serious

Pink, Carey Hart Bash Chris Brown’s Billboard Awards Performance

Justin Bieber Takes High School Student To BMA

A&E Cancels “Dog The Bounty Hunter”

Three Networks “Very Interested” In Arsenio Hall’s Talk-Show Comeback

Masseurs’ Original Lawyer In Travolta Groping Case Sues Allred

Lindsay Lohan’s Taylor Biopic: Still No Dick In “Liz & Dick”

“Chernobyl Diaries” Horror Flick Ripped By Victim Support Group

“Smash” Shakes Up Cast, Adding Three Regulars

Yemen: Al Qaeda Behind Blast That Killed 100 Soldiers
UN Nuke Monitor Strikes Deal With Iran?
Lebanon Sunnis Call On Hezbollah-Aligned PM To Resign
Celebrating The Queen’s Jubilee With Tea
Malaysian Opposition’s Anwar Charged Over Protest
Egyptians In Street Say Israel Treaty Will Be Upheld
Newly Elected Serb President Reaffirms EU Integration
US Warns Norks About Another Nuke Test
Exposed South African Presidential Portrait Stirs Controversy (NSFW)

WyBlog: Dharun Ravi Gets 30 Days And 300 Hours Of Homosexual Indoctrination
American Power: Big Bain Backfire
NRO Corner: RNC Starts “I Stand With Cory” Petition
NewsBusters: Furious Chris Matthews Explodes – Cory Booker “Betrayed” And “Sabotaged” Obama
Power Line: NYT – Businessmen Are Psycho! No, Wait…
Sister Toldjah: Country Club Liberals Say “Hell No” To Low-Income Housing In Their County
Jammie Wearing Fools: Deranged NC Teacher Suspended With Pay After Telling Students Not To Criticize Dear Leader
Gateway Pundit: NBPP Leader Says “Be Thankful We’re Not Hanging Crackers By Nooses…Yet”
Lonely Conservative: WaPo Finally Notices All The Lobbyists Visiting The White House
Daily Pundit: Throw The Book At Them
JustOneMinute: Extending The Annals Of Dumb


2 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE – 05.22.12”

  1. ombdz
    May 22nd, 2012 @ 7:38 am

    A Washington Post/ABC News poll, huh?  Now just what is it about these bastions of journalism that would make one question the results of their polls? 

    There’s an anniversary next month of one of the MSM’s darkest hours – that featured both of these organizations.  Something tells me we may not be hearing much about it …

  2. Wombat_socho
    May 22nd, 2012 @ 12:05 pm

     Well, certainly not from them. I suspect it’ll be much-noted in the blogosphere.