• Feb 6 1843 – The first minstrel show in the United States, The Virginia Minstrels, opens (Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City).
Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:
NEWSPAPERS IN THE HEADLINES:
in ‘Semi-Open Revolt’
Against Editorial Section
THE NEWS IN THE HEADLINES:
The media’s massive revisions on CBO-Obamacare story
New Channel 4 Documentary Reveals Shocking Levels of Russian Homophobia
MORE DISPATCHES FROM DETROIT, 'MERKA'S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:
GOP Strategist: 'Detroit
Should Prepare A Bid' For
Party's 2016 Convention
Project to transform 140
acres of blight into large
urban farm finally underway
THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO:
Fugitive sought since 1977 found in California
THINGS GO BETTER WITH KOCH:
The Koch Brothers Left a Confidential Document
at Their Last Donor Conference—Read it Here
sexually assault mother,
break 10-year-old son's
leg, claims lawsuit
Cops break a 10-year-old boy's leg with a kick then sexually assault mother by flicking pierced nipple, a shocking new lawsuit claims.
A "COPS GONE WILD" FOLLOW-UP:
Cop Indicted For Allegedly Killing Schizophrenic
Because He Didn't 'Have Time' To Reason With Him
Obama Could Legalize Pot Today
Legalizing Medical Marijuana
May Lead To Fewer Suicides
Georgia’s New Medical
Marijuana Bill Introduced
THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OMFG!!!
Watch What Happens When A Woman Tells
Rep. Bridenstine Obama Should Be Executed
Did God Harden Barack Obama’s Heart
or Did He Make Joseph Farah Stupid?
CRACK MAYOR CORNER:
Duly Quoted: Rob Ford on
Ongoing Police Investigation
Mayor responds to the news that police
are seeking his cellphone records.
LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:
Appetite For Distraction: Fox News Gets
Taken To The Woodshed By Jon Stewart
Bill O'Reilly Tries To Make Jon Stewart Understand America
O'Reilly: WaPo's Dana Milbank 'a weasel'
Milbank: Yes, O’Reilly is ‘unfair’ to Obama
Pathetic O’Reilly Gets Taste of His Own Bullying
Medicine, Whines About Obama Interview Criticism
Fox Freaks Out Over CVS
Ending Sales Of Tobacco
Fox Host: "Is It OK Legally ... To
Restrict Tobacco Availability In
A Private Store Like This?"
KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE IN THE NEWS AGAIN:
ANN COULTER IN THE NEWS AGAIN:
Ann Coulter: My Friend’s Sister Died Because of Obamacare
EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN:
Sony Bets That Jazz Can Still Be Hip
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