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LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.14

Posted on | August 12, 2014 | 17 Comments

— compiled by Wombat-socho

Obama Lauds New Iraq Leaders Despite Maliki’s Protests

“Can I get back to my vacation now?”

President Fuad Massum picks Haider Al-Abadi as PM, replacing al-Maliki
Air mission in Iraq still focused on refugee aid
State Dept. spokesman Marie Harf says Administration has started arming the Kurds

Supply Of Experimental Ebola Drug Exhausted After Shipments To Africa
San Diego company Mapp Pharmaceutical provided ZMapp at no cost

Hopes For Peace In Gaza Rise After Ceasefire Holds Overnight
Israeli negotiators arrive in Cairo for talks

FBI Steps In Amidst Rioting After Police Shoot Missouri Youth

Car windows smashed, stores looted after vigil

Unrest continues for a third night in mostly black St. Louis suburb

Federal Agencies Spending Millions On Union Business

Florida Legislature Approves New Congressional District Maps

IRS Submits Official Declarations To Court To Explain Missing Lerner E-Mails

Government Forms Task Force To Avoid Future Disasters

USPS Loses $2 Billion This Spring

Asian Crude Falls On Easing Supply Fears: WTI $97.81, Brent $104.46
Kinder Morgan CEO Makes $1 Billion In A Morning On Consolidation Deal
$611 Million Offer For Chiquita Would Scuttle Inversion
Market Basket A Rare Case In The Labor World
Caesars Loss Widens On Atlantic City Weakness
Burger King Stock Up As Chicken Fries Return Due To Popular Demand
School System CIOs Sold On Chromebooks
Apple Suppliers Begin Production Of New iPads
Google, Asian Telecoms To Build $300 Billion Cable To Japan
“Doom” Co-Creator John Romero Working On Another Shooter, 14 Years Later
Play “Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare” One Day Early With Day Zero Edition

King Felix, M’s Start Crucial Series With Rout Of Jays

Felix Hernandez: 16th start with less than two runs in seven innings

Seattle crushes Toronto 11-1

Stanton Homers Twice, Leads Fish Past Cardinals 6-5

Correia Wins Dodgers Debut, Beats Braves 6-2

Recker Belts Game-Winning Dinger As Mets Top Phillies 5-3

Mistake-Prone Astros Lose 4-2 As Mauer Returns To Twins

Yankees Fall 7-3 To O’s, Drop 7 Games Back

Royals Edge A’s 3-2 For 8th Straight Win

Pirates Cruise To 11-6 Win Over Injury-Riddled Tigers

NBA Fines Raptors For Rapper Drake’s Pitch To Durant

Solarte HR Carries Padres Over Rockies

Rays Blank Rangers As Colby Lewis Goes Wild, 7-0

Girl Pitches Shutout To Lead Team Into Little World Series

Cubs Waste Arrieta’s Effort In 3-1 Loss To Brewers

Royals Acquire Josh Willingham From Twins For Playoff Push

Kate Upton: Yankee Stadium Barred Me From Wearing Tigers Gear

Nats Place OF Souza On DL, Recall OF Taylor From Syracuse

Courtney Stodden’s Engaged Again…

…to estranged beau Doug Hutchinson, 54

Confirmed on Twitter after Friday’s appearance on VH1’s “Couples Therapy”

Robin Williams Dead At 63; Suicide Suspected After Rehab

Teen Choice Stars Get Preachy, Turn Show Into PSA Fest

“Game Of Thrones” Actor J.J. Williams Dies After Filming Part

Ramona Singer’s Husband Mario Spotted Arm In Arm With Gal Pal Days After Split

Kyle & Eva Amurri Martino: It’s A Girl!

Kelly Rutherford – My Kids Have Been Illegally Deported!

“Harry Potter” Actor Daniel Radcliffe Admits He’s Not A Good Actor

The Rock – Police Chase Preceded Mom’s Head-On Crash

Courtney Love Lost About $27 Million In Nirvana Money, But “I Had To Let It Go”

Singapore Avoids Q2 Contraction: Trade, Services Weaken Outlook
Russia Sends “Aid Mission” To Eastern Ukraine
Maliki Digs In As Obama Backs New PM
Human Rights Watch Says Crimes Against Humanity Likely In Egypt
Amal Alamuddin Turns Down Role On UN Gaza Probe Panel
Kasparov Bid Fails, Eccentric Head Of WCF Reelected
Philippines Arrest Ex-General Wanted For Rights Abuses
Indonesia Offers To Mediate South China Sea Disputes
RAF Joins In Airdrops To Yazidis Stranded On Mount Sinjar

Michelle Malkin: Readin’, Writin’, And Social Justice Agitatin’
Twitchy: President Obama Angers By Addressing Robin Williams, Staying Silent On Ferguson Riots
American Power: Video – James O’Keefe “Immigrates” Across Rio Grande Dressed As Osama Bin Laden
American Thinker: Obama Is Responsible For The Deaths In Iraq
BLACKFIVE: Volunteers For Kurdistan
Conservatives4Palin: Walter Russell Mead – The Dangers Of Obama’s Intel Mismanagement
Don Surber: Political Scoreboard, August 11
Jammie Wearing Fools: Democrats Still Babbling Over Obama’s Impeachment
Joe For America: Even Andrea Mitchell Fed Up With Obama’s Lies
JustOneMinute: Stuck In Iraq
Protein Wisdom: Monday Morning Coming Down
Shot In The Dark: Chanting Points Memo – Our Slammin’ Economy!
STUMP: Obamacare Watch – More On The Cadillac Tax And Public Employees
The Gateway Pundit: Exclusive – Photos And Video Of Ferguson, Mo. Mass Destruction
The Jawa Report: ISIS Not As Fond Of Death As They Advertise
The Lonely Conservative: Study Finds Cash For Clunkers Decreased Industry Revenue By $3 Billion
This Ain’t Hell: Amnesty International’s Poor Timing
Weasel Zippers: Pope Calls For Armed Response To Stop Islamic State Genocide
Megan McArdle: When Obama Beat Hillary, We All Lost

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17 Responses to “LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.14”

  1. ErikEssig
    August 12th, 2014 @ 7:04 am

    Kate Upton: Yankee Stadium Barred Me From Wearing Tigers Gear

    Wasn’t that a Seinfeld episode?

  2. LIVE AT FIVE: 08.12.14 | That Mr. G Guy's Blog
    August 12th, 2014 @ 7:30 am

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  3. Robin Williams RIP | Batshit Crazy News
    August 12th, 2014 @ 8:50 am

    […] Wombat : Robin Williams Dead at 63 […]

  4. CrustyB
    August 12th, 2014 @ 8:57 am

    Robin Williams’ death: Can I go loot a convenience store now?

  5. M. Thompson
    August 12th, 2014 @ 8:58 am

    I’d let her in wearing anything, ya know.

    She’d class up a place.

  6. RS
    August 12th, 2014 @ 9:14 am

    “Courtney Stodden Engaged Again.”

    Our long, national nightmare is over at last.

  7. kilo6
    August 12th, 2014 @ 10:59 am

    President Fuad Massum picks Haider Al-Abadi as PM, replacing al-Maliki …

    While skimming over the headlines I initially misread that as President Fraud Maximum, considering it’s next to 0bama’s picture I guess it was a reasonable error.

  8. richard mcenroe
    August 12th, 2014 @ 1:49 pm

    Has Obama spoken with, or even heard of, these Iraqi leaders he’s now endorsing?

  9. K-Bob
    August 12th, 2014 @ 2:49 pm

    Geez, Wombat! How do you prepare these links without goin’ down the rabbit hole? I clicked the Courtney Love link and ended up somewhere about an hour later reading about the latest DC Comics TV series characters and their stupid costumes.

  10. K-Bob
    August 12th, 2014 @ 2:49 pm

    Hey, if Reverend Wright says they’re okay, they’re okay, all right?

  11. Mike G.
    August 12th, 2014 @ 5:36 pm

    Reckon he figures…why should he have all the fun.

  12. richard mcenroe
    August 12th, 2014 @ 6:43 pm

    Wombat Socho: Baking his brain so you don’t have to…

  13. Wombat_socho
    August 12th, 2014 @ 9:32 pm

    idk, the way things have been going in the tax mines this off-season, a job at B&B is starting to look appealing.

  14. Wombat_socho
    August 12th, 2014 @ 9:33 pm

    A monomaniacal concentration on the task at hand, aided by L-theanine, Sudafed, and caffeine in various solutions.

  15. Wombat_socho
    August 12th, 2014 @ 9:34 pm

    Or nothing, for that matter, though that’s not likely to happen because of YOU INTERNET PEOPLE.

  16. richard mcenroe
    August 12th, 2014 @ 11:22 pm

    Actually, what they said was, “Take that off right this minute. Pleasepleaseoh, PLEASE take that off…”

  17. K-Bob
    August 13th, 2014 @ 1:25 am

    *scribbles in pixels*

    “L-thean…ooh, look! something shiny!”