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9:18 am
Sat February 4, 2012

UN Vote On Syria Fails

Originally published on Sat February 4, 2012 10:05 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene, in for Scott Simon. It's been nearly a year since anti-government protests began in Syria. President Bashar al-Assad has carried out a violent crackdown. We've heard tough statements, warnings from capitals around the world. And today, it appeared the U.N. Security Council was poised to issue a resolution condemning the crackdown.

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Sat February 4, 2012

Massive Moscow Rally Calls For Putin's Exit

In Moscow on Saturday, tens of thousands of protesters braved the sub-zero temperatures to gather in the city center. They were demonstrating against Vladimir Putin's planned return to the presidency next month. Guest host David Greene has more.

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9:00 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Doodie Calls!

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9:00 am
Sat February 4, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about rosy economic indicators.

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Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Love and Roaches; AyePhones; Aloof Aliens.

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Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Newt Reaches out to Florida Voters; Raiders of the Lost Yo Momma Joke.

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Sat February 4, 2012

Oops! I Did It Again

Carl reads some recent newspaper corrections.

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Who's Carl This Time?

Carl reads three quotes from the weeks news: Poor Mitt; Half-time with Madonna; and Snakes on an Everglade.

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Prediction

Originally published on Sat February 4, 2012 8:05 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what is everybody going to be talking about after the Super Bowl? Mr. PJ O'Rourke?

PJ O'ROURKE: Well, Indiana's passed the right to work act and the unions are angry, and I think they've got an idea for a pretty attention getting protests. A bunch of burly AFL-CIO guys, this is not a wardrobe malfunction you're going to want to look at.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Charlie Pierce?

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