The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 03.08.13

Posted on | March 8, 2013 | 3 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Norks End Non-Aggression Pacts, Threaten U.S. & ROK With Nukes

Norks having a tantrum again

Military police at the Panmunjom crossing point in the DMZ

Announcement follows fresh round of UN sanctions


President Obama Does Lunch With Paul Ryan
Still no cure for cancerdebt crisis



Hugo Chavez Gets The Lenin Treatment
Corpse to be embalmed. put on public display



POLITICS
Rand’s Stand Draws Bipartisan Support

Awkwardness in a Senate elevator

Awkwardness in a Senate elevator

Graham, McCain accuse Rand of scaremongering as filibuster draws attention to domestic drone strike possibility


Markey Who? GOP: Poll “Speaks Volumes”


Oberlin College Asks FBI To Investigate Possible Racial Incidents On Campus

Hurricane Sandy Probe Looking At Homeowners

Sen. Levin (D-MI) Won’t Seek Re-Election In 2014

Interior Nominee’s Links To Environmentalists Draw Sharp Questions

Michigan Judge Delays Decision On Gay Marriage Ban

Will Arkansas’ Tough New Abortion Law Survive Court Challenges?



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Oil Falls In Asian Trade As Concern Over U.S. Budget Deadlock Grows: NYMEX $91.31, Brent $110.75
Citibank Seeks Permission For $1.2 Billion Stock Buyback
PRC February Exports Surge 21.8% In Latest Sign Of Improving Global Demand
Dollar Surges To 3.5-Year High Against The Yen
Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Drop 7K
Justice Dept. Consulted Treasury On Economic Impact If HSBC Charged With Money Laundering
Navistar Appoints CEO To Cement Turnaround, Shares Jump
Pandora Shares rise On Higher Than Expected Earnings; CEO To Retire
Google Begins Another Round Of Layoffs At Motorola Mobility
Facebook Making Photos More Prominent
FTC Cracks Down On “Gift Card” Message Spammers
Cablevision: Viacom Made Billion-Dollar Threat Over Bundling
“You Are A Pimp”: How Google Glasses Will Make Dating Creepy
Apple Patent Would Let You Sell Your iTunes Content To Others
Layoffs Underway At T-Mobile
Microsoft Adds Kinect Gesture Support To Windows 8
“Tomb Raider” Reboot Goes Gun Crazy



SPORTS
Mariano Rivera To Retire After 2013 Season

One Yankee that doesn't suck

Mariano Rivera

Holds save record with 608

Bruins Never Make It Easy

Thunder Holds Off Knicks, 95-94

Dominican Opens WBC Pool C With Rout Of Venezuela


Hamlin Fined $25K For Criticizing Gen6 Car; Furious Driver Says He Won’t Pay

Players Association Signs Off On NHL Realignment

Nash, Gaborik Rally Rangers Past Islanders

Frustration After Wildcats Fall To Bulldogs

Short Stint For Gio Gonzalez Before WBC



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Sofia Vergara’s Bra Racks Up “Machete Kills” Body Count

Because some things have to be seen to be believed

Apparently not a Photoshop job

“Lifts, separates, and mows down rivals.”

Disney: No Place Like Another “Oz” Sequel

Joy Behar Leaving “The View”

Justin Bieber Collapses On Stage In London, Rushed To Hospital

Chris Brown Threatens Valet Over $10 Service Charge

Kelly Osbourne Rushed To Hospital After Seizure

No, Miley Cyrus Did Not Call Off Her Wedding To Liam Hemsworth


Demi Moore Files For Divorce, Wants Alimony & Lawyer Fees

Ford, Fisher & Hamill On Boar For “Star Wars VII”? George Lucas Says Yes

“Hangover Part III” Trailer Debuts

Snooki Loses 42 Pounds, Debuts Post-Baby Bikini Bod

“Game Of Thrones” Babe Emilia Clarke’s Nude Broadway Scene Triggers Flash Pic Frenzy



FOREIGNERS
Cuban, Iranian Leaders To Attend Chavez’ State Funeral
Kenya Election” Odinga Camp Says Vote “Doctored”
Syrian Rebels Abduct 20 UN Peacekeepers, Demand Loyalists Withdraw From Village
Arab League Discusses Giving Syria’s Seat To Rebels
Burma Opposition Holds First Party Congress
Ignored Sultan’s Borneo Invasion Risks The Peace
Morsi To Abide By Court Ruling Striking Down Election Decree
Berlusconi Gets One Year For Wiretapping
Bersani Seeks Way Out Of Vote Impasse, Rules Out Coalition With Berlusconi



BLOGS & STUFF
Soylent Green: Best AGW Hoax Promotion EVAH!
Nick Gillespie: 3 Takeaways From #StandWithRad Filibuster
American Power: Rand Paul’s Political Genius
National Review: Rand Paul’s Drone War
AmSpecBlog: Where The Senate Does Its Business
Allahpundit: Lindsey Graham Chides GOP Senators – Funny How You Didn’t Mind The Drones Under Bush
Weasel Zippers: Rand Paul Fires Back At McRINO And Lindsey Graham
Jihad Watch: Senators Cruz, Paul Introduce Bill To Restrict Drone Strikes In The U.S.
Stephen Kruiser: Even The NYT Can’t Find Much Bad To Say About Rand Paul Today
Jawa Report: Why Obama Won’t Admit He Can’t Assassinate Americans In America
Via Meadia: Rand Paul’s Tea Too Strong For The GOP?
Power Line: It’s Too Bad We Can’t Impeach Bill Clinton Again
Israel Matzav: Obama, Kerry To Honor Cheerleader Of Burgas Attack
Mark Steyn: Virgin On The Ridiculous
Weekly Standard Blog: Samira Ibrahim Speaks
Steve Sailer: Morningside Heights Deli Of White Racism Identified
Clayton Cramer: This New Study That Purports To Prove Strict Gun Control Laws Reduce Gun Deaths
Jammie Wearing Fools: In Mike Bloomberg’s New York, 80% Of High School Graduates Can’t Read
JustOneMinute: Who’s Asking?
Viking Pundit: A Popular Idea That’s Oh So Wrong


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Comments

3 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 03.08.13”

  1. Rob Crawford
    March 8th, 2013 @ 11:50 am

    So it is the established position of Robert Rodriguez that the only “Hispanics” worthy of making a movie about are homicidal maniacs?

  2. Wombat_socho
    March 8th, 2013 @ 10:14 pm

    I report, you decide. ūüėČ

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