The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.13

Posted on | August 12, 2013 | 12 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho


TOP NEWS
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Drive out to the country and get an eyeful of this.

NASA predicts best celestial light show of the year

Holder Seeks Limits On Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
Looking to get elderly, sick, and non-violent inmates out of prison

Abbott Stands Firm, Rudd Running Scared
Australian party leaders on display in TV debate



POLITICS
Former Reagan Aide William Clark Dies, 81

Secretary of the Interior Clark, second from left behind President Reagan

Served as national security adviser; key player in Reagan’s “Peace Through Strength” doctrine

Politicians, Missouri State Fair Officials Wig Out Over Rodeo Clown In Obama Mask

VP Biden To Speak At Iowa Fundraiser

US Embassies To Reopen Amid Still-Murky Threats

Low Turnout Expected For NJ Senate Primary

Package At JFK Airport Probed After Customs Inspectors Sickened

Lawmakers Say Administration Obstructed Oversight Of NSA Programs

Big Donor To OFA Launches Own Campaign To Promote ObamaCare



THE ECONOMY, STUPID
Asian Crude Prices Slip On Profit-Taking: NYMEX $105.90, Brent $107.97
Japanese Growth Slower Than Expected In 2Q
If You Think Europe Is Fine, Take A Look At Italy
Rockwell Collins To Buy Carlyle’s Arinc For $1.39 Billion
Icahn Seeks Fast-Track Status For Lawsuit To Stop Dell Buyout
Apple Restores Developer Site After Weeks-Long Outage
New Google Nexus 7 Vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD: Specs Compared
Samsung Losses To Apple Give iPhone Maker Edge In Talks
Pirate Bay Ships PirateBrowser For Censorship-Free Search
“Splinter Cell: Blacklist” Specs Released



SPORTS
Kyle Busch Holds Off Brad Keselowski To Win At Watkins Glen

Kyle Busch celebrates his win

Keselowski finishes second for third straight year

Sox Trip Against Royals, Lose Game And Series

Tony Stewart Out Of Hospital, Resting At Home

King Felix Outduels Peralta

Ken Griffey Jr. Inducted Into Mariners’ Hall Of Fame

Gardner Rescues Yankees In 9th After Rivera Blows Third Straight Save

Former Sixers Coach Roy Rubin Dies, 87

Indians Snap Skid, Rally To Edge Angels 6-5

Homer-Happy O’s Pound Giants 10-2

Astros Ruin Perez Shutout Bid, Lose To Rangers 6-1

Strasburg Dominates As Nats Beat Phillies 6-0 For The Sweep



FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS
Singing Legend Eydie Gorme Dies, 84

Can’t blame this on the Bossa Nova. πŸ™

Survived by husband and partner Steve Lawrence, son David, and a granddaughter

Chris Brown: I Had A Seizure ‘Cause Everyone’s Mean To Me

Angelina Jolie’s Daugher Vivienne Was The Only 4-Year-Old Who Didn’t Scream At “Maleficent”

Leno’s Last “Tonight Show” Airs February 6; Staff Paid Until September

Christina Hendricks, Tom Hiddleston Join Latest Tinkerbell Movie, “The Pirate Fairy”

Usher Wins Custody Battle Against Tameka Foster

Katy Perry’s Promotional 18-Wheeler Hit By Drunk Driver

Bad Camo: Selena Gomez Hides In Blanket As Tawdry Details Emerge About Her Affair With Bieber

Lake Bell Wears Nothing But Body Paint For Cover Shoot

Approaching 40, A Curvier Kate Moss

Instagram Co-Founder Throws Instant Party

Wesley Clark Dating – But Not Divorced

Gloria Steinem Ends Up Cut From “Lovelace”



FOREIGNERS
Panama Ends Search Of Nork Ship Caught Smuggling Weapons From Cuba
ROK Warns Of Power Shortages Amid Nuke Shutdowns
Surveillance Program Casts Shadow Over Kerry’s Latin American Trip
Terror Victims Association Rips Netanyahu Government For “Caving To Terrorists” With Prisoner Release
23 Missing As Typhoon Utor Hits Philippines
Pro-Morsi Protesters Brace For Police Confrontation
Cambodia Election Crisis Deepens As Opposition Rejects Results
Eid Al Fitr Bombs In Iraq Kill Dozens
US Expresses Concern Over Mosque Attack In Sri Lanka
Pope Calls For Mutual Respect Between Moslems, Christians



BLOGS & STUFF
American Power: David Horowitz And Ron Radosh Attack Diana West And AMERICAN BETRAYAL
First Street Journal: From Around The Blogroll
Jawa Report: Liberal Journalist Defends “Double Standard” Against Those Who Mock Islam
The Necropolitan Sentinel:ObamaCare Watch, 11 August 2013
Jammie Wearing Fools: So Expert Is Bob Filner At Sexual Harassment, He Even Finished Sex Addiction Therapy Ahead Of Schedule
Don Surber: Daily Scoreboard, August 9 2013
Volokh Conspiracy: Still No Money In Budget For White House Tours
NRO Corner: Peter Singer Tells Us How To Give
Jonah Goldberg: The Real Helen Thomas
Mark Steyn: Obama’s Melting Wings
Gateway Pundit: Obama Warns Disabled Vets Sequestration Could Affect Their Benefits, Then Jets Off To Martha’s Vineyard
Power Line: Better Late Than Never – NPR Admits It Slandered South Dakota


FMJRA will be up later today. There were technical issues.


Comments

12 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.13”

  1. MrEvilMatt
    August 12th, 2013 @ 5:01 am

    LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.13: – compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight NASA predicts … http://t.co/jyJjs8KTFQ

  2. Lockestep1776
    August 12th, 2013 @ 5:01 am

    LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.13: – compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight NASA predicts … http://t.co/8Wj2WScJW7

  3. CHideout
    August 12th, 2013 @ 5:01 am

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  4. Citzcom
    August 12th, 2013 @ 5:01 am

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  5. jwbrown1969
    August 12th, 2013 @ 5:01 am

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  6. preciseBlogs
    August 12th, 2013 @ 5:12 am

    LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.13 http://t.co/jfj6cLYi26 #news #conservative #liveatfive

  7. Quartermaster
    August 12th, 2013 @ 8:16 am

    I liked Steve and Eydie. RIP Eydie.

  8. CrustyB
    August 12th, 2013 @ 11:32 am

    Steve and Eydie married for 55 years? What a run!

  9. Finrod Felagund
    August 12th, 2013 @ 11:40 am

    Bigger version of the Obama MAD Magazine cover (from one of the links, forget which):

    http://www.madmagazine.com/blog/2013/08/08/mads-war-on-privacy-cover

  10. Wombat_socho
    August 12th, 2013 @ 12:13 pm

    Pretty sure you’re thinking about Don Surber’s Scoreboard.

  11. Finrod Felagund
    August 12th, 2013 @ 12:28 pm

    That’s it! Thanks.

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