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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, March 18, 2014


Hello, Headliners. Before you rush out and celebrate the birthday of Grover Cleveland -- still the only president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms -- here are some Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear for your enjoyment:


Now, let's take a look at today's Headlines Du Jour:

OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE UNIVERSE HAS JUST CHANGED:


First glimpse of big bang
ripples from universe's birth


Gravitational Waves from
Big Bang Detected


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


South Dakota GOP lawmaker: KKK business owners deserve right to ban blacks and gays

Paul Ryan’s race flap even worse than it looks
The notion that Ryan was dog-whistling to racists is actually
the best-case scenario. Here's the scary alternative

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OBNOXIOUS:


'Code Words for Race':
What’s Really Behind GOP’s Poverty and Welfare Obsession

When Paul Ryan decried the "culture"
of inner cities it followed a long
conservative tradition, a scholar explains.


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Judge rules against creationist teacher who called Buddhist student’s faith ‘stupid’

THINGS DON'T GO BETTER WITH KOCHS:


Koch Brothers Group
Abandons Anti-Obamacare
Ads After Fact-Checkers
Prove Them False


FREE THE WEED!!!


The environmental
case for legalizing pot


Miami's First Marijuana
School Could Open in April


A Head Start for Florida
Cannabis Entrepreneurs



TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:


There is no meritocracy: It’s just the 1 percent, and the game is rigged

FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox News Praises Gay
Ban at New York's St.
Patrick's Day Parade

Hosts call Mayor Bill deBlasio a 'religious bigot' for not marching in today's parade.

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


Detroit area water authority talks hit cutoff

IN OUTER SPACE:


Planet X myth debunked

Star next door may host a 'superhabitable' world


VIDEO DU JOUR:




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