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LIVE AT FIVE: 05.08.13

Posted on | May 8, 2013 | 6 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


Congressman-elect Mark Sanford

Congressman-elect Mark Sanford

Former governor easily beats comedian’s sister with 54% of vote

Colorado Shooter To Pursue Insanity Defense
They put down mad dogs, don’t they?

Two-Thirds Of Senators Voting On Immigration Bill Have Never Seen Mexican Border
Marco Rubio: “It doesn’t help when you have [Napolitano] testifying that the border is already secure, and yet you have senators returning from weekend visits to the border as recently as this weekend and telling us that they personally witnessed people crossing, including people from as far away as Afghanistan.”

Bolton: Benghazi Could Bring Down Obama Administration

Former UN Ambassador John Bolton

Former UN Ambassador John Bolton

Says witnesses’ testimony to Congress likely to prove devastating, especially for former SecState Clinton
Related: Lindsey Graham says “Dam is about to break” on Benghazi

Louisiana Supreme Court Strikes Down Voucher Funding

Texas Looking To Expand Radioactive Trash Program

Appeals Court Strikes Down NLRB Ruling On Union Posters

Pentagon Survey Says Military Sexual Assaults On The Rise

Bill Richardson Claims Ted Cruz “Not A Hispanic”

Chris Christie Stomach Surgery Feeds 2016 Presidential Speculation

Vegan Students At California High School Accused Of Cyberbullying Agriculture Students

Crude Drops As Traders Eye Rising Supplies: NYMEX $95.62, Brent $104.40
PRC Reports Stronger April Trade Growth
Whole Foods Shares Surge As Growth Continues
US Consumer Borrowing Climbs Less Than Forecast
JC Penney 1Q Revenue Down Again
Theme Parks, Movies, ESPN Ad Sales Drive Disney Profit Growth
Symantec Forecasts Weak Results As Yen Depreciates
Southwest Airlines Begins Service To Richmond, Memphis And Pensacola In November
SpaceX Inks Lease With New Mexico’s Spaceport America
Google Glass Gets Smeared: 11 Improvement Ideas
Syria Disappears From The Internet
Gmail iOS App Now Opens Links In Chrome, YouTube, Google Maps
Seagate Enters SSD market
Google+ Hangouts On Air Now Process Videos During Recording, Allowing For Live Rewind & Immediate Publishing
Microsoft To Boost Office Web Apps Features
Cray Builds A Budget-minded Supercomputer
Pixelmator 2.2: A Legitimate Photoshop Replacement That Costs $15
Bethesda Announces Reimagined “Wolfenstein” Action-Adventure Game

Do The Blackhawks Have The Wild Tamed?

The Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp (middle) celebrates his first-period goal

The Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp (middle) celebrates his first-period goal

Chicago takes 3-1 lead in series with 3-0 shutout

J.A. Happ Takes Line Drive Off Skull, Blue Jays Beat Rays Anyway

Penske Suspensions Reduced By Four Races On Appeal

Phil Jackson Nixes Nyets’ Coaching Job

Streit Scores Two For Islanders Against Pens, Ties Series At Two Apiece

CBS, TBS To Split March Madness Coverage In 2014

Turris’ OT Goal Lifts Senators Past Habs

Phoenix Suns’ Beasley Under Investigation For Alleged Rape

Sharks Score Power Play Goal In OT To Beat Canucks

Reds Rip Kimbrel For Pair Of Two-Out Homers To Stun Braves In Ninth

Twins Capitalize On Walk, Three Errors, And Three Hits To Put Down BoSox 6-1

Astros Remind Angels That Speed Kills With 7-6 Win

Tigers at Nationals postponed due to rain. 🙁

Rachael Leigh Cook Pregnant With First Child

Rachael with hubby Daniel Gillies

Rachael with hubby Daniel Gillies

Child due in the fall

Carrie Underwood To Sing NBC’s  “Sunday Night Football” Theme, Replacing Faith Hill

Charlie Sheen And Denise Richards In Family Court Over Custody Of Brooke Mueller’s Twins

Tiger Woods Gets Drunk And Embarrasses Lindsey Vonn At Met Gala Afterparty

Lindsay Lohan’s Adderall On The Chopping Block At Betty Ford

Andrew Garfield To Star In Scorsese’s “Silence”

“Girls Gone Wild” Creator Convicted Of False Imprisonment, Assault

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Crowns A Winner – In Style!

Charles Ramsey: Unlikely Hero, Internet Sensation

Jessica Biel, Uma Thurman Rock Out At Justin Timberlake Concert

Bank Of China Cuts Off Nork Bank Accused Of Weapons Dealing
Philippine Volcano Mount Mayon Erupts, Kills Five
Queen To Miss Commonwealth Summit For First Time Since 1971
Body Count Soars As Nigerian Army Hunts Down Boko Haram Jihadis
India Agrees To Demolish Border Bunkers To Thaw Himalaya Standoff With PRC
Dalai Lama Decries Buddhist Attacks On Burma Muslims
Former Chancellor Lord Lawson Calls For UK To Leave EU
Pentagon Plans For The Worst In Syria

Three Beers Later: National Offend A Feminist Week Tuesday – Happy Women With Babies!
Breitbart: Dr. Emanuel Says We Must Brainwash Youths To Join Obamacare Exchanges
Lonely Conservative: Hey Kids, Obama Wants You To Fund Obamacare
Power Line: Sanford Wins In South Carolina
Jammie Wearing Fool: Donna Brazile (Former Bill Clinton Adviser) She Say, “Sanford Wins, Women Lose”
PJ Tatler: Five Benghazi Mysteries That Must Be Solved
The Blaze: Megyn Kelly Re-Signs With Fox News
Rush Limbaugh: The Idea That Amnesty Will Produce New Taxpayers And Wipe Out Its Costs Is Pathetically Wrong
Allahpundit: Two Studies Show Gun Crime Has Dropped Dramatically Over Last Twenty Years, And Most Americans Have No Idea
Bing West: Benghazi – Do As I Say, Or As I Do?
Washington Free Beacon: Boehner Opposes Online Sales Tax
Jim Treacher: Terry McAuliffe’s Wife Has A Great Life Because All Her Credit Cards Are Paid, Says Terry McAuliffe
Protein Wisdom: RIP Ray Harryhausen

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6 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 05.08.13”

  1. Dandapani
    May 8th, 2013 @ 6:24 am

    Why did gas jump a dime a gallon over the weekend?

  2. westie
    May 8th, 2013 @ 9:26 am

    Sanford WINS despite low info interlopers trying to sabotage his comeback. Stacy, I told you to stay outta da Buschs!

  3. Wombat_socho
    May 8th, 2013 @ 12:08 pm

    Because the price of oil spiked on concerns over Syria. See Friday’s LIVE AT FIVE.

  4. Wombat_socho
    May 8th, 2013 @ 12:08 pm

    Wrong thread. This is NOT going to be a repository for “I Told You So” comments; those go in Smitty’s thread on the election. 😉

  5. Dandapani
    May 8th, 2013 @ 8:07 pm

    Thanks, Wombat. I must have missed it.

  6. Wombat_socho
    May 8th, 2013 @ 10:01 pm

    It happens.