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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.14.12

Posted on | August 14, 2012 | 5 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Romney: Time To Be “More Like America”

Mitt Romney

Mocks Obama’s record, praises Olympic team and Mars landing while campaigning solo in Florida.
Meanwhile, in Iowa…

Morsi’s Coup Against SCAF: The Hows And Whys
Analysts discuss Egyptian President’s move for Al Ahram; junior officers silently back President

Shooting Kills Three Near Texas A&M
Shooter, officer dead after eviction notice service went sideways

Judge To Rule On Defense Request To Delay Court-Martial Of Major Hasan

Major Nidal Hasan

Scheduled to start next Monday with jury selection, trial has already been pushed back twice from March

Young Illegals Line Up For Deportation Reprieve

Establishment Veterans Face Off Against Populist Challengers In GOP’s Florida, Wisconsin Primaries

Scott Brown To Deliver Address On Tax Policy

House GOP Files Suit To Force Obama, Holder Compliance On “fast & Furious” Documents

Governor Christie To Deliver RNC Keynote Speech

USDA Buys Meat To Aid Drought-Stricken Farmers

Ryan Faces Violent Hecklers, Lies From Obama At Iowa State Fair

Asian Oil Prices Mixed On Iran Concerns; NYMEX $92.82, Brent $113.49
France Reports Zero Growth In Second Quarter
India Inflation Slows To 6.87% In July
Asian Markets Mixed As Japan GDP Limps Along
BP Sells ARCO Brand, Refinery To Tesoro For $2.5 Billion Cash
Medical Marijuna Billboards Under Attack In Denver
Google Scoops Up Frommer’s To Add To Zagat
Dell, Samsung, Lenovo And Asus To Make Windows RT Devices As Toshiba Demurs
Unpolished “Sleeping Dogs” Tells A Riveting Crime Story
Apple Reveals Secret Treaties With Microsoft In Samsung Trial
Michael Dell’s Kids Undermine Their Personal Security With Tweets
Google Australia’s Managing Director Predicts Voice-Only Calls To Be Obsolete In Ten Years
Radio Shack Moving Into Prepaid Wireless Market?

Red Sox Legend Johnny Pesky Dies, 92

Ted & Johnny

Beloved legend’s passing plunges Red Sox Nation into mourning, remembrance

Swisher’s Slam Helps Yankees Beat Rangers

Barnes Goes Yard For First Time, Astros Can’t Manage More in 7-1 Loss To Cubs

Canadiens Ink Pacioretty To Six-Year Extension

Tribe Bounces Back As Masterson Silences Angel Bats For 6-2 Win

Victorino Powers Dodgers Past Pirates With Dinger, 3 RBI

Nationals Pound Giants 14-2 In Battle Of Division Leaders

Taylor Swift Buys Cape Cod Home Near Kennedys

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy

Is that $5 million Hyannisport mansion going to seem like a good deal later?

Jon Stewart Consoles Heartbroken Robert Pattinson With Ice Cream

Wills & The Queen Pass On Olympic Closing Ceremonies

Jean-Claude Van Damme Admits To Affair With Kylie Minogue During “Street Fighter” Filming Twenty Years Ago

Zach Galifianakis Marries Quinn Lundberg

Is Lindsay Lohan Really Back, Or Just Waiting For Another Turn Of The Wheel?

Kenny G Files For Divorce

Former Cosmo Editor Helen Gurley Brown Finally Dead

As Syrian Rebels Advance, Intervention Shows Promise
Foreign Ministers Vote To Suspend Syria From Organization Of Islamic Cooperation
Aussie MPs Debate Reopening Offshore Asylum Processing Centers
Report Slams Norwegian Government Over Breivik Response
Pope’s Former Butler Charged With Theft
Panetta Says Pakistan Plans New Offensive Against Jihadis
Sakhalin Quake Rated At 7.7, Causes No Damage
Ramdev Ends Fast, Calls For Defeat Of “Most Corrupt” Congress Party
PRC Signals Strong Support For Decaying Nork Economy

John McCormack: Wolf Blitzer Torches Wasserman-Schultz For Mediscare Lies
American Power: Helen Gurley Brown, Former Cosmo Editrix, Dead At 90
1389 Blog: Serb-Bashing At The London Olympics
Lonely Conservative: Team O In Full Panic Mode Over Romney/Ryan Crowd Sizes, Fundraising
Power Line: Ryan’s Favorability Rating Soars
Joshuapundit: Biden Invokes Ryan’s Dead Father In Attack
Beltway Confidential: What Does Ryan’s Budget Really Cut?
Legal Insurrection: Hey Ryan Haters, The Congressional Insider Trading Suspect You’re Looking For Is Actually Sheldon Whitehouse
Gateway Pundit: Far Left Goon Who Rushed Stage At Ryan Outing Identified As Occupod
John Boehner: If Obama’s Serious About Farm Relief, Why Doesn’t He Urge Senate Dems To Pass Farm Bill?
NRO Corner: Welcome Back, Angela
Weasel Zippers: Taxpayer Loss On Government Motors Bailout Revised Upward To $25 Billion


5 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 08.14.12”

  1. Adjoran
    August 14th, 2012 @ 7:04 am

    Politico is circulating a story claiming “dozens” of Republicans think Ryan was a disastrous pick for Romney.  Evidently they were able to speak with ALL of David Frum’s personalities.

  2. Adjoran
    August 14th, 2012 @ 8:14 am

    Breaking Kate Upton potentially NSFW news:

  3. Wombat_socho
    August 14th, 2012 @ 8:30 am

     Well, there’ s T. Coddington van Voorhees VII and Jon Huntsman. So they only needed ten of Frum’s personalities.

  4. Wombat_socho
    August 14th, 2012 @ 8:32 am


  5. Bob Belvedere
    August 14th, 2012 @ 11:32 am

    She’s NSFBB.