Monday, January 26, 2015

Stormy Monday Wombat News Review

Important and/or amusing selections from Wombat-socho's "Live at FiveSix: 01.26.15"

Greece Chooses Anti-Austerity SYRIZA Party In Major Shift - Having run out of their own money, and German patience, the Greeks have evidently decided to smash it all down, and rebuild from scratch. Good luck with that.

The new Miss Universe

Miss Colombia, Paulina Vega, Crowned Miss Universe Nia Sanchez (Miss USA) runner-up - Any news that involves pretty girls not being hurt is good news.

NY Speaker Sheldon Silver Temporarily Cedes Power - Corruption in New York?  I'm shocked, shocked.

Obama To Seek Wilderness Protection For ANWR - Continues his (losing) war on cheap energy - Rides mammoth fuel sucking jet while making anti-drilling video.

Meghan Trainor
Meghan Trainor Says She's Saving Her Booty for Her "Future Hubby"
"I was told that I started the booty song movement but no one knows what my booty looks like," Trainor, 21, told MailOnline. "That's the trick, it's all about the mystery. I save that for my boy. Well, for whoever gets to date me one day."
It looks like she's been doing lots of saving.

Sen. Grassley Asks Hospitals: Why Are You Suing Poor Patients? - Because low income people aren't very good with the rules. If they would work with the hospitals it would work out better. But they're often just not very reliable with work, or rules, or life in general.

Gov. Kasich Hints At 2016 Campaign - We probably can and will do worse.

Lindsey Lohan
Lindsay Lohan Jokes About Incurable Virus (No, Not That One) For Instagram Thong Pic
Last month, Lohan revealed that she contracted the untreatable virus Chikungunya while vacationing on the South Pacific Island of Bora Bora. The virus is transmitted by mosquitos and can cause joint pain, fatigue, and fever.
It's a tough life, being a celebrity and all.

Asian Crude Falls As Syriza Victory Slams Euro: WTI $45.14, Brent $48.44 Fracking Off To Slow Start In Illinois As Oil Price Slumps - In good news, gas was down to $2.23 at the local station.

Government Policy Change Seeks To Reinflate Housing Bubble - You'd think lessons learned would last more than 10 years.
Angelina Jolie Visits Kurdish Refugee Camp: “The International Community Is Failing” - Has it ever done anything else? She's a remarkable woman, though.

Bloggy Stuff:

EBL: Tom Brady Auditions As SNL Writer - Heh

First Street Journal: Eurosclerosis – The Greeks Are Revolting! - Revolting against reality. Reality wins every time, but it's a long game

Michelle Malkin: Obama’s Bloody Yemen Disaster - It's almost like he doesn't care.

American Power: California Faces Egg Shortage As Far-Left Animal Welfare Law Takes Effect - This is gonna upset Mom and Dad.

Epstein victim Virginia Roberts
Jammie Wearing Fools: “Sex Slave” Claims Bill Clinton Visited Epstein’s Orgy Island - Underage victim said "What's Bill Clinton doing here?" I think that's kind of obvious. He was there for the cigars. . . 

The Gateway Pundit: California Measles Outbreak Likely “Imported” To The United States - Almost certainly. Given the high degree of immunization in the US, it almost has to be imported from abroad, and land in one of the "low vaccination" areas created by Jenny McCarthy, Robert F. Kenndy and similar celebrity anti-vaccination activists to be able to get a foothold.

The Jawa Report: War Porn – A-10 Versus ISIS - Because (almost) everybody loves to watch terrorists get blown up.

Megan McArdle: Uncle Sam Is Coming After Your Savings - Of course, Obama is almost out of everyone else's money.

Wombat-socho had the "Rule 5 Sunday: Wax Ecstatic" post up at The Other McCain before Superbowl night was over.

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