The Other McCain

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LIVE AT FIVE: 02.24.14

Posted on | February 24, 2014 | 9 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Yanukovich Flees, Tymoshenko Freed In Stunning Reversal Of Fortune

Former Ukraine PM Yulia Tymoshenko addresses the crowd in the Maidan after being freed from prison in Kharkov. Not shown: the wheelchair she’s sitting in due to back injuries aggravated by her prison term.

Whereabouts of former President unknown; clashes continue in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea.

U.S. Warns Russia To Keep Military Out Of Ukraine
Acting President Turchynov stresses “European choice”

Mexican Drug Lord “El Chapo” Guzman Arrested In Mazatlan
Flipped aides, wiretaps and a tunnel network lead to Sinaloa cartel boss’ capture

AAP’s Kejiriwal Slams Both Gandhi, Modi For Corruption
Calls rival candidates the two faces of magnate Mukesh Ambani

Susan Rice: No Regrets Over Benghazi Lies

The National Security Adviser.

Remarks “not meant to mislead the American people”, she said on Meet The Depressed. Oh. Glad she cleared THAT up.

Ayotte, McCain Tell Obama To Be “Clear And Unequivocal” With Putin About Ukraine

Report: Obamacare Medical Device Tax Has Already Killed 33,000 Jobs

Will The 2014 Midterms Test The Tea Party’s Power To Last?

Obamacare Takes Center Stage At Governors’ Meeting

Obama Doubles Down On Minimum Wage As GOP Remains Focused On Obamacare

Asian Crude Rebounds As G20 Vows To Spur Global Growth: NYMEX $102.48, Brent $110.02
Netflix Agrees To Comcast Streaming Deal
Euro Steady As Ukraine Unrest Ebbs
Mastercard To Acquire Mobile Payments Tech Provider C-SAM
Draghi: ECB Will Add To Stimulus If Outlook For Prices Falls Further
The Cost Of Drought
The Phones Of MWC
Microsoft’s Aggressive Platform Push
Mozilla Doubles Down On Mobile With $25 Firefox Phone
HP Makes Play For Network Virtualization With OpenNFV Program
Oculus Rift Lets You Play Original Zelda In First Person Perspective

Canadians Blank Sweden 3-0, Take Hockey Gold

Best hockey team in the world.

Crosby, Toews lead the attack as Canada crushes the Swedes*

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Second Daytona 500 After Rain Delay

Nyets Say Da To Collins, Break Losing Streak Against Lakers

Yankees Lock Up Brett Gardner: 4 Years, $52 Million

Lillard Leads Short-Handed Blazers Past Timbermutts

Final Verdict On “Putin’s Games” – A Rousing Success

Matt Williams Talks About Felipe Rivero And Ross Detwiler

*the Russian bear having been previously whipped offstage by the Finns

Snooki Expecting Second Child

Sources say…

Keeping it quiet as she continues lucrative personal appearances

Fan Admits To Faking Rihanna’s Alleged Anti-Gay Comments

Erin Andrews To Replace Brooke Burke-Charvet On DWTS

Jake The Snake Has Cancer

Ebersols Aboard To Produce And Script “Space Jam 2” As A Vehicle For LeBron James

Michael B. Jordan Disses Critics, Says Fans Will Love His Black Human Torch

Matt Ryan Lands Lead In NBC’s “Constantine” Based On DC Comic

More Fakery By Unspeakable Armenians Exposed

PRC Shares Sink To Two-Week Low On Property Jitters; Hong Kong Sinks Too
Russia Recalls Ambassador To Ukraine Over “Deterioration”
Thai PM Leaves Bangkok As Bombs, Bullets Punctuate Unrest
Oldest Known Holocaust Survivor Dies At 110
Uganda’s President Set To Sign Anti-Gay Bill
Thirteen Killed In Pakistan Bus Station Blast
Koreans Hold North/South Family Reunions In Shadow Of Military Drill Tension
American Inmate Killed In Gun Battle With Israeli Prison Guards
Venezuela’s Maduro Gears Up For Talks To Defuse Protests
Jihadi Mediator Killed In Suicide Attack By Rival Extremists
Pope Francis Warns Newly Elevated Cardinals Against Intrigue, Favoritism
Mugabe: Gays Not Welcome In Zimbabwe

American Power: Democrat Gary Peters Threatens TV Station Licenses Over Julie Boonstra Obamacare Ad
American Thinker: Going Somewhere Damgerous
Blackfive: You’ve Got…Gina Elise (Someone You Should Know)
Blackmailers Don’t Shoot: Rule 5 Linkfest, Accidental Ryn Lee Edition
The Necropolitan Sentinel: Obamacare Watch – Another One Bites The Dust
Conservatives4Palin: Governor Palin Posts On Obama’s Media Crackdown
Don Surber: Political Myths
Jammie Wearing Fools: Dingy Harry Attacks Koch Brothers Before Heading To Fundraiser With Democrat Billionaire Sugar Daddy
Joe For America: Feds Charge 25 In Largest Healthcare Fraud Bust In DC History
JustOneMinute: Don’t Call It Genocide In Their Blue Heaven
Pat Dollard: NPR’s Racist Muslim Host Thanks God She’s “Not A White Woman”
Protein Wisdom: Hundreds Of California Government Employees Paid Over $400K/Year
Shot In The Dark: Free People With “Assault Weapons” 1, Scum 0
The Jawa Report: Like Buddy Holly & The Big Bopper, Founder Of Libyan Islamic Group Meets With “Terrible” Accident
The Lonely Conservative: Yes, We Need A Republican Majority, But Conservatives In That Majority Would Be Nice
This Ain’t Hell: Talks End On Bergdahl’s Release
Megan McArdle: Can Lawyers Beat Big Food? Fat Chance.

Rule 5 Sunday will be on a Monday this week, but since I originally wasn’t planning on doing it until after CPAC…


9 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 02.24.14”

  1. Dana
    February 24th, 2014 @ 8:03 am

    What? The First Street Journal’s Promote Wombat-socho didn’t make the list?

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    February 24th, 2014 @ 10:29 am

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    February 24th, 2014 @ 10:31 am

    I endorse the promotion of the Wombat! He should be at least Wombat Segundo by now!

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  8. Wombat_socho
    February 24th, 2014 @ 9:59 pm

    You fail to understand the delicate structure of Japanese military honorifics.

  9. Wombat_socho
    February 24th, 2014 @ 9:59 pm

    Maybe you should have submitted it?