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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Saturday, February 1, 2014

It's the start of a new month here at Not Now Silly, the shortest month of the year. Today is the 10th anniversary of Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction, which made headlines all around the world. Today's Headlines Du Jour isn't nearly as exciting as Janet Jackson's nipple, but we do try harder.

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:



FREE THE WEED!!!


Pool was swimming in pot, police say

First medical marijuana dispensary licenses awarded in Massachusetts

Pot shops face obstacles to serve
young medical marijuana patients


Obama on the problem of
criminalizing marijuana use


THE ART OF DYING:


Ohio biker, 82, is buried on his Harley

TAKING THE FACE OUT OF FACEBOOK:


Facebook Is About to Let You Go
Anonymous for the First Time


LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Bill O’Reilly and psychological warfare

SEAN HANNITY IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Hannity Selectively Edits Daily Show Video To Make Himself Look Better

WHEN GIRL SCOUT COOKIES ARE OUTLAWED, ONLY OUTLAWS WILL BUY GIRL SCOUT COOKIES:


Anti-Choice Groups
Launch National Boycott
Of Girl Scout Cookies For ‘Endorsing’ Wendy Davis


GET YOUR ROCKS OFF:


Dave Hall and Glenn Taylor charged in Goblin Valley rock topple

IN RUSSIA, LIFE HAS YOU!


Twenty-five percent of Russian men die before the age of 55

IN OUTER SPACE:


How circumbinary
planets form revealed


VIDEO DU JOUR:




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Friday, January 31, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, January 31, 2014

It's the last day of the first month of the new year. Among those not celebrating their birthday today because they're dead is Zane Grey, Isham Jones, Alan Lomax, Jackie Robinson, and Eddie Cantor. So, let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

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


Detroit deadliest city for children due to prematurity, violence

TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:


Why the rich are freaking out

FREE THE WEED!!!


Dueling Pot Billboards At
The Stoner Bowl: Marijuana
Is Safer Vs. Marijuana
Will Ruin Your Life


Deadly marijuana? Doctors weigh in on British woman
who supposedly overdosed
on cannabis


TODAY IN FLOR-I-DUH:


Poll: Crist Leads Scott in Fla. Governor's Race


THE EARTH IS COMPLICATED:


Yellowstone Geyser Erupts For First Time in Years

EVOLUTION IS COMPLICATED:


Your skin and hair are probably crawling with Neanderthal genes, say scientists

OUTER SPACE IS COMPLICATED:


New map of the solar system’s asteroids reveals more diversity than previously thought
The map documents the size, composition, and celestial location of over 100,000 known asteroids within our solar system.

Jupiter May Have Once Been as Close as Mars, Discovery of 'Rouge' Asteroids Changes
Ideas About Solar System


CLIMATE CHANGE IS COMPLICATED:


Magellanic penguin chicks dying from climate change, study says

VIDEO DU JOUR:




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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Thursday, January 30, 2014

While the Right Wing clutches its collective pearls over King Obama vowing to go around the obstreperous House of Representatives, Not Now Silly continues to bring you the best in news. Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour.

LGBT NEWS:


New Study: Anti-Homophobic School Policy
Reduces Suicide Risk—For All Students


FREE THE WEED!!!


Florida Will Be the Next
Medical Marijuana State


ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:


Cop Arrested For Demanding
Sex At A Traffic Stop


THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:


Lindsey Graham: World
‘Literally About to Blow Up’


Senator Floats Idea To
Penalize Low-Income
Women Who Have Children


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


Rare photo of slave children found in North Carolina attic


CRACK MAYOR CORNER:


Brother-in-law beaten in jail to keep quiet about Rob Ford’s drug use, lawsuit alleges

Rob Ford hit with lawsuit alleging link to jailhouse assault


MR. CHRISTIE? YOU MAKE GOOD COOKIES:


Chris Christie update: Questions arise over
Christie brother’s real estate dealings



GLENN BECK IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Beck: Obama Became ‘America’s First Dictator’ During State of the Union


From the Not Now Silly Archives

The Day I Shook Hands
With Glenn Beck



MARTHA MACCALLUM IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox News host: Women don’t want equal pay,
they already get ‘exactly what they’re worth’


Cyber-bully Mark Koldys

BULLY CORNER:


Texas Parents Sue Six Bullies And
Their Parents For Cyberbullying Page


From the Not Now Silly Archives
The Mark Koldys-Johnny Dollar
Cyber-Bully Comments of the Day


BOYCOTT THE OLYMPICS, COCA-COLA, & MCDONALD'S


Olympic Sponsors Were Warned
About Sochi; Now McDonald's and
Coca-Cola Are Having a PR Nightmare


AND THAT INCLUDES SANTA CLAUS:


Early Europeans had dark skin and blue eyes

ORANGE ALERT:


John Boehner Threatens President Obama With Impeachment Over Use
Of Executive Orders


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Virginia pastor: Women are
sinners if clothes ‘outline’
body ‘to make it noticed’


Arizona pastor offering tax-deductible exorcisms over Skype for $295 each

AMNESIA ON THE BRAIN:


Amnesiac Henry Molaison's brain undergoes digital post-mortem

BEATLES CORNER:


Ringo Starr Talks Paul, Meditation
and Why He Loves L.A.


VIDEO DU JOUR:




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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Wednesday, January 29, 2014

STATE OF THE UNION

President Obama delivers his
fifth State of the Union address


State of the Union: Obama
tinkers around the edges


Analysis: A narrow path
for Obama’s ambitions


State of the Union: What Obama
didn't say about energy, environment


Six things we learned from the State of the Union

5 takeaways from President
Obama’s State of the Union address


Obama hits the road to push
State of the Union message


Americans react to Obama’s address to nation
Collecting today's headlines, Not Now Silly couldn't help but find hundreds of headlines concerning President Obama's State of the Union address. Some of the highlights are collected at left, with today's Headlines Du Jour running down the rest of the page.

BEST HEADLINE DU JOUR:


KKK Member Indicted
For Trying To Build Anti-Muslim X-Ray Cannon


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Map: Publicly Funded
Schools That Are Allowed
to Teach Creationism

Thousands of schools in states across the country can use taxpayer money to cast doubt on basic science.

FREE THE WEED!!!


Poll: Majority of Americans support efforts to legalize marijuana

Marijuana contests to join county fair in Colorado

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:


Every GOP Member of Congress Wants a SOTU Photo with Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson

FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox Bends Over For Pepsi and Coca-Cola And Forces SodaStream To Edit Super Bowl Ad

SNOW IN MIAMI BEACH:


$37 Million Worth of Seized Cocaine Offloaded in Miami Beach by Coast Guard (Video)

THINGS GO BETTER WITH KOCH:


Rachel Maddow fends off Koch brothers’ complaints with new proof of their meddling

WHAT'S FOR DINNER?


Celebrity chef Mario Batali ordered to pay $5.25 million for skimming tips from his restaurant help

VIDEO DU JOUR:





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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Today is the day President Obama will be delivering his State of the Union address. But, before he does: He will be checking today's Headlines Du Jour to see if there was anything he missed.

TODAY IN RELIGION:



LIBERTARIANISM:


Confessions of a former Libertarian: My
personal, psychological and intellectual epiphany


FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


50 Signs You Watch
Too Much Fox News


Fox v. Fox:
Greta Van Susteren Slams "Disrespectful" "Jerk" Erick Erickson's Wendy Davis Attacks


TODD STARNES IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Epic Twitter Meltdown
Fox News: Grammys Wedding Of Gay And Straight
Couples Was ‘Intolerance, Bigotry And Hatred’


HOWARD KURTZ IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox's Kurtz Breaks Promise To Cover Critical Ailes Biography

ABLOW JOB IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox's Ablow Dimisses Role Of Guns In Columbia Mall Shooting

FOLLOW THE MONEY:


Koch Bros. are engineering
a “merger & acquisition”
of the Republican party


FREE THE WEED!!!


Fla. Supreme Court approves medical marijuana initiative
for November ballot

Scott says he'll vote against
proposed constitutional amendment

Ten Photos Of When Marijuana Grew All Over Brooklyn, And The Men Who Destroyed It All

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


The Effects of Ignoring Systemic Racism

You’ll Never Guess Which State Ranks #2 For Having The Most Hate Groups

VIDEO DU JOUR:

Where does hate come from? It's learned:



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Monday, January 27, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Monday, January 27, 2014

As Not Now Silly continues to collect its own headlines, the concentration continues to be on Income Inequality.

WHY RADIO SUCKS:


Radio's Answer to
Spotify? Less Variety

Stations Create More Repetition, Fearing Listeners Will Tune Out Unfamiliar Tunes

TODAY IN WTF? NEWS:


Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Ban All Marriages

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


Downtown Detroit apartment rents spiking higher, even pricing out middle class

TODAY IN FLOR-I-DUH NEWS:


Slaying casts spotlight on Miami’s world of pigeon racing

MORE ON INCOME INEQUALITY:


John Cassidy on Income
Mobility and Inequality


Education can resuscitate
the American dream


As US wages stagnate, food stamp use growing fastest among workers with some college training

The Super Bowl and what it teaches
about income inequality: Stephen Kimatian


From Income Inequality To Economic Imbalance

Republicans Need To Start Acting Like
Adults, And Embrace Income Inequality


Gap between rich and poor means unstable world for everyone
The global elite is quite rightly afraid of becoming a victim of its own success, says Stephen Donnelly

Editorial: Wide gap gets wider

Income Inequality and Raising the Minimum Wage

'The Boss' rocks against rising global income gap

VIDEO DU JOUR





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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Sunday, January 26, 2014

TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:

The Human Cost of Income
Inequality in America


What you need to know about
income inequality before
Tuesday's State of the Union address


Low pay hurts the economy

How do we deal with income inequality?

Income Inequality:
The Defining Issue of Our Time


Economic Costs of Income Inequality

Wealth and Income Inequality: Result
of “political capture”, Not the
Invisible Hand of the Market


Muckraking Journalists Needed Now More
Than Ever As Inequality Gap Grows


Venture Capitalist Compares Anger Over
Income Inequality to Nazi Germany


Poll: Most Americans believe
income gap has grown


Krugman: Income Inequality and
Unemployment Are Linked


Researchers: Income inequality
hurts economic growth


Editorial: Income inequality poses
global risk of riots and revolution


Millionaire TV Host Calls Growing
Income Inequality 'Fantastic'


Making progress on inequality

Larry Di Rita On 'The Ultimate
Antidote To Income Inequality'


How your income compares
to others in US


Davos finds inequality a major concern
In anticipation of President Obama's State of the Union address, Now Now Silly will be highlighting articles on income inequality this week, along with all the other Headlines Du Jour you've come to know and love. Let's get right to it:

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:


Iowa GOP posts
flowchart to ID racism


John McCain Censured by Arizona GOP for Being Too ‘Liberal’

Five Important Sex Ed Lessons
For Republican Lawmakers


FREE THE WEED!!!


Medical Marijuana Bill
Introduced In West Virginia


TODAY IN SOILGATE:


Price for Miami parks cleanup
may end up in the millions


From the Not Now Silly Archives
A Century of Coconut Grove Racism ► Soilgate Is
Trolleygate Writ Large


FOLLOW THE MONEY:


We May Finally Find Out Who Is Funding One Of The Nation’s Shadiest Dark Money Groups

RELIGION CORNER:


Buddhist Student Told to Change his Religion if he Doesn’t Want to be Taught Creationism in School

Noah’s Ark revealed to be
filled with cannibal rats,
drifting toward British coast


CRACK MAYOR CORNER:


‘Jeopardy,’ comedians make hay out of continued Rob Ford scandal

A SPAWN OF PALIN IN THE NEWS AGAIN:



BOYCOTT THE BERLIN OLYMPICS:


Himmler's love letters reveal him to be insecure romantic
fantasist who kept the Holocaust secret from his wife


BOYCOTT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS:


Broadway Responds to Russia's Anti-LGBT Persecution

VIDEO DU JOUR:


HOMOPHOBIA!!!
IT'S THE REAL THING!!!
BOYCOTT COCA-COLA & THE SOCHI OLYMPICS!!!



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