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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Headlines Du Jour ► Thursday, November 14, 2013

While the rest of the world sleeps, an army of Not Now Silly interns reconnoiters the vast reaches of cyberspace looking for those Headlines Du Jour that you've been looking for and didn't even know it. Then, when you wake up, it's waiting for you right where you expect to find it.

Typhoon Haiyan: in village after village
the plea is the same – please help us!

In northern Cebu, where the typhoon made two devastating
landfalls last Friday, families line the road begging for supplies

Typhoon Haiyan: Before and after
Aerial images taken over the Philippines reveal the scale of devastation
Typhoon Haiyan has caused in the once-vibrant coastal city of Tacloban.

TODAY IN CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS:


US fears climate talks will focus on compensation for extreme weather
Officials fear the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan
will overshadow core issue of climate change prevention

ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, 'MERKA'S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:


THE LATEST IN FOX "NEWS" NEWS:


What I learned from partying with Fox News
Everyone loves Megyn Kelly, the Fox News "look" is real, and Bill O'Reilly loves a photo op

Sarah Palin Is Back To Doing What She Does Best —
Scaring White People And Selling Books

SO GLAD WE'RE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:


FIFTY YEARS AGO:


PHOTOGRAPHY IS NOT A CRIME:



TODAY IN WTF? NEWS:



CRACK CORNER:




Mayor McCheese and the Hamburglar

Rob Ford did drugs, partied with escort, police document alleges
Mayor Rob Ford did drugs and partied with an escort during an all-night
binge last year beginning in his office, a new police document alleges.

Rob Ford admits to buying drugs; councillors ask him to take a leave
Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a testy and unprecedented city council
debate Wednesday that he has bought illegal drugs in the last two years.

► He knows when you've been good or bad ◄
Santa Claus Parade asks Rob Ford not to march
Parade co-chair has sent a letter to the mayor's staff, asking to avoid the distraction
of having Rob Ford march “and put the focus back on Santa and Mrs. Claus.”

CRACKED CORNER:


Beck: Pledge Of Allegiance And Star Spangled
Banner Are The 'Trappings' Of Progressives


The five funniest lessons from Sarah Palin’s Christmas book
Palin predicts a President Romney and shares her recipe for Rice Krispies Treats


Marijuana laws in Washington, D.C., poised to be relaxed
City council set to decriminalize small amounts of pot, but Congress could interfere

VIDEO DU JOUR:


Cannabis History 101 – a great video about the history of cannabis