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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, February 11, 2014

With only 323 days left in the year, let's take a quick look at some of the WikiWhackyWoo headlines of yesteryear:
55Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.
1531Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England.
1752Pennsylvania Hospital, the first hospital in the United States, is opened by Benjamin Franklin.
1794 – First session of United States Senate opens to the public.
1916Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control.
1990Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa after 27 years as a political prisoner.

Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour before they become old:

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OBSTREPEROUS:


Frustrated With Obstruction Harry Reid Eyes Going Nuclear on ALL Republican Filibusters

Former Florida State Rep. Ana Rivas
Logan Leaves GOP Over Immigration,
Becomes A Democrat


BACK TO THE LAND!!!


If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it

BLAMING AND SHAMING THE VICTIM:


WSJ Editor: Intoxicated Sexual Assault Victims
Are Just As Guilty As Their Attackers


IN LGBT NEWS:


NFL Prospect Michael Sam Blazes Trail By Bravely Coming Out As An Openly Gay Man

Anti-Gay Restaurant Hilariously
Pranked By Gay Rights Supporters


BULLY CORNER:



The Mark Koldys-Johnny Dollar Cyber-Bully Comments of the Day


TODAY IN RELIGION:


This church holds naked services


The Cruelty of Creationism

A new documentary shows how biblical
fundamentalism imprisons the mind.


BOYCOTT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS!!!


International Olympic Committee defends arrests and beatings of LGBT activists

FREE THE WEED!!!


Marijuana Advocates
'Discouraged,' but not Deterred


Why Smoking Pot Makes You So Hungry

MORE DISPATCHES FROM DETROIT, 'MERKA'S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:


Wall Street Journal: Casinos, The Engines Of Detroit's Economy, Start To Sputter

East-side Detroit groups gain
recognition for reimagining
use of vacant urban parcels


FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox Flips Blame
From AOL Exec
To Obamacare In
One Segment


FOX & FRIENDS IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox & Friends:
Is Walmart’s Viral Pro-Work Ad a Response to Dems Denigrating Labor?


LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


WATCH: O’Reilly’s Jesse Watters Confronts Pelosi to
Get Her to Come on Show


LAURA INGRAHAM IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Laura Ingraham fights
with an entire Fox News
panel over immigration


VIDEO DU JOUR:




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