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Friday, December 6, 2013

Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, December 6, 2013

While you were tossing and turning in bed, trying to get your beauty rest, the Not Now Silly interns have been wandering through the vast reaches of cyberspace to bring back nothing but the best in Headlines Du Jour. Now that they've returned, let's get right to it.

SO GLAD WE ARE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:


Indiana University display used negative stereotypes to ask: Can Santa Claus be black?

Texas principal bans Hispanic students from
speaking Spanish to ‘prevent disruptions’


OY VEY, DETROIT, 'MERKA'S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:


The Fading Yiddish Language I Grew
Up With is Still Alive in Metro Detroit


THE "O" IN GOP STAND FOR OLD:


GOP debunked on food stamps:
Everything they say about SNAP is wrong

Forget the nonsense about them breeding dependency.
Food stamps increase self-sufficiency, research shows 

YOU CAN'T PRAY AWAY A SUBPOENA:


FBI searches former Michele Bachmann campaign staffer’s home

SPEAKING OF WING NUTS:


WND Says Social Justice Doesn’t Come from Jesus but from the KGB

TODAY IN FOX "NEWS":


After Being Rescued, a Sweet Fox Shows Her Saviors Amazing Gratitude

THE LATEST SALVO IN THE PHONY WAR ON CHRISTMAS:


Fox's Latest Christmas Scare Deemed A
"Vicious Dissemination Of Untrue Information"


THE VICTIMIZATION OF SARAH PALIN, BY SARAH PALIN, CONTINUES:


Fox & Friends Provides Warm Support
For Poor, Maligned, And Very
Hypocritical Sarah Palin


Sarah Palin Thanks The Media for Doing Her Dirty Work and Getting Martin Bashir Fired

Sarah Palin: People might be afraid to ‘start a
business’ because Martin Bashir attacked me


CRACK MAYOR CORNER:


Rob Ford: What the wiretaps revealed
Wiretapped conversations released Wednesday show
the extent to which the mayor was involved with
a group police say was running drugs and guns.

It’s come to this: “Our mayor’s gangster life? Yawn…”

Rob Ford: Crack video motive
for Smith murder, police told

The mayor’s former staffers believed the crack video belonged to
alleged gang member Anthony Smith and was behind his murder.

It gets worse and we haven’t hit bottom yet: DiManno

THE BEST MC DONALD'S EVER SERVED:


Tennessee Couple Almost Accidentally Steals
Thousands of Dollars from McDonald’s


►►► R.I.P. CORNER◄◄◄


► This is the guy I watched growing up ◄
Veteran WDIV Newsman Dwayne X. Riley Dies at 84

Todd Mills, Man Whose Doritos Taco Idea Made Taco Bell $1 Billion But Who Never Saw A Penny, Dies At 41

And, of course, Nelson Mandela who is being mourned,
remembered and lionized all around the world.
 
Mandela daughters ask that film's premiere go on

What you might not have known about Nelson Mandela

South Africa, world mourn 'giant for justice' Mandela

Gracious and tough, Mandela was fun to cover 
Music to mourn by . . .







ROCK AND ROLL ROILING:


SiriusXM Will Have to Defend Multiple Lawsuits Over Pre-1972 Music

BEATLES NEWS:


Liberating The Beatles
MUSICIAN AND PARODIST, NEIL INNES, ON HIS UNIQUE
AND HUMOROUS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE FAB FOUR

VIDEO DO JOUR:




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