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Friday, March 14, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, March 14, 2014

Hello Headliners. It's all relative, but Albert Einstein would have been 135 years old today, had he not died in 1955. He loved the Headlines Du Jour in yesteryear's space-time:
Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

IN LGBT NEWS:


Eight More Couples Sue Florida to Recognize Gay Marriages From Other States

ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:


Sex charge dropped; state
says ex-coach entrapped


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


Jim Brown Says Slavery
Wasn’t So Bad. And That’s
Bad News for the GOP


CHRIS CHRISTIE CORNER:


Christie to Town Hall
Hecklers: ‘Sit Down and
Keep Quiet or Get Out!’


FREE THE WEED!!!


Seth Rogen Rattles Off Many of the
Celebs with Whom He’s Smoked Weed


Legislation legalizing
marijuana in Maryland killed


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Hundreds of Belgians flock to
glowing Virgin Mary statue


Noah 'won respect of animals by fighting them'

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


O’Reilly Blasts Russell Simmons for Being ‘Too Frightened to Answer’ Questions

TV Host Bill O'Reilly: Beyonce's 'Partition' Video May Cause 'Unwanted Pregnancies'


Hey, Bill O'Reilly and David Gergen! You
Should Really Hear Abe Lincoln's Fart Joke


Fox News has an “Angry Grandpa” freakout:
Obama is making them irrelevant

O'Reilly's upset that Democrats can reach young non-cable
viewers because it's dooming his network -- and his party

IN OUTER SPACE:


ESO’s Very Large Telescope spots largest yellow hypergiant star

VIDEO DU JOUR:

Happy Birthday, Albert!!!


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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Thursday, March 13, 2014

With only 292 days until New Year's Eve, today is also the birthday of Sci-Fi writer and charlatan L. Ron Hubbard, born on this day in 1911. It was his dying wish that people read the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:
Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

END THE DEATH PENALTY!!!


Black Man Sentenced To Death By All-White Jury Freed From Louisiana Prison After 30 Years

WHAT IF MEN WERE RAPE VICTIMS?



IN LGBT NEWS:


Mississippi, Louisiana,
Georgia top list of gay-
porn watching states


THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR "OUT OF IDEAS"


Conservative Intellectuals
Fear the GOP Is Out of Ideas


GET THE FRACK OUT OF HERE!!!


Fracking suspended after earthquakes rock Ohio

WHO'S WATCHING THE WATCHERS?


NSA posed as Facebook to infect computers with malware

Report on CIA Black Sites and Torture May Provoke a Constitutional Crisis

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


The war on black intellectuals:
What (mostly) white men
keep getting wrong
about public scholarship


FREE THE WEED!!!


Cash, gun and pot seized in
L.A. marijuana dispensary raids


Michigan medical marijuana patients, families speak out in support of dispensary, edible bills

WSJ Poll: Candy Is Dandy
But Pot Is Less Harmful


With marijuana bills under
consideration in Legislature,
Jefferson Parish group joins debate


CYBER-BULLY CORNER:


Brian Kolfage and Jan Vrotsos

◄ A duped writer defends the cyber-bullies ►
Left-wing trolls launch vile attack on Iraq war veteran and triple amputee

◄ The Not Now Silly cyber-bullies ►
The Mark Koldys-Johnny Dollar Cyber-Bully Comments of the Day

TODAY IN MUSIC:


City of Seattle creates priority parking for musicians

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Bill O’Reilly: Abraham Lincoln Would Never Have Appeared
on Funny or Die


Chris Matthews to O’Reilly: Abraham Lincoln ‘Would Not Have Worked for Fox’


IN OUTER SPACE:


Galaxies in the early universe mature beyond their years

Astronomers find faint strings of galaxies inside empty space

VIDEO DU JOUR:




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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Howdy Headliners. Today's the birthday of Charles Boycott, whose ostracism by an Irish village gave us the word "boycott," but Not Now Silly refuses to celebrate that. Among the Headlines Du Jour from yesteryear include:
Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

CONSTITUTIONALLY YOURS:


The Religious Right Crusades
to Deny Americans Their Constitutional Rights


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Watch out, “Cosmos”!
The Holy Inquisition is
not happy with you


FREE THE WEED!!!


D.C. Board of Elections allows marijuana legalization effort to move forward

Medical marijuana refugees:
'This was our only hope'


Medical marijuana and 'the entourage effect'

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


Scrappers cause collapse of ornamental
ceiling in storied Eastown Theatre in Detroit


Are Michigan lawmakers holding up legistlation that could help fight Detroit scrappers?

CHRIS CHRISTIE CORNER:


Revealed: Chris Christie gave pieces
of 9/11 wreckage to his cronies as gifts


LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Bill O'Reilly Wonders If The Press Is
Covering For Obama Because He's Black


IN OUTER SPACE:


Was our galaxy formed by
a 'Council of Giants'?

Giant galaxies arranged in a ring around the Milky Way might have shaped its very formation, reveals a new study.

"Death stars" in Orion blast planets before they even form

Is the lopsided Universe telling us we need new theories?

ESA mission sees a rainbow-like "glory" in Venus' atmosphere

TODAY IN ROCK'N'ROLL:


Interview: Dave Davies (The Kinks)

VIDEO DU JOUR:


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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hello Headliners!!! It's the 70th day of the year and the birthday of Shemp Howard. Among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear includes:
Had enough? Then let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

IN LGBT NEWS:


Lesbian couple murdered and left near dumpster in Texas

The quickly shifting language of the transgender community
He, she, ze, and how to navigate a new landscape

TODAY IN RELIGION:


Right-Wing Zealots Are Already Freaking Out About The Return Of Cosmos!

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


Race, the War on Drugs
and Mass Incarceration



GOP Lawmaker Accused of
Racism for Tweet About the NBA


GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:


Pennsylvania trooper fatally shoots pregnant wife in the head while cleaning his gun

STARVING THE INFRASTRUCTURE:


Use of Public Transit in U.S. Reaches
Highest Level Since 1956, Advocates Report


IN OLD COCONUT GROVE:


Coconut Grove’s Blanche
Park to close through
summer to remove toxic soil


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

FREE THE WEED!!!


It Takes Nine Days to
Spot a Stoned Driver


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


Detroit Doesn't Need Hipsters To Survive, It Needs Black People

Graffiti Tagger Hits One Of
The New Shinola Clocks
That Were Gifts To Detroit


IN FLOR-I-DUH NEWS:


Most Corrupt Town in America in
Danger of Being ‘Wiped Off the Map’


FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Fox & Friends First Misspells ‘Spelling Bee’

A SIGN OF THE TIMES:


Honest Ed’s latest bargain: those zany signs


VIDEO DU JOUR:



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Monday, March 10, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Monday, March 10, 2014

Good morning, Headliners. It's Chuck Norris' birthday and it can beat up your birthday -- with one hand tied behind its back. Among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear include:


Let's get right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Sunday, March 9, 2014

Howdy, Headliners. Canadians will gather today in Mel Lastman Square to wax nostalgic on the 81st birthday of former Toronto Mayor and Bad Boy Mel Lastman, who never smoked crack cocaine in a drunken stupour. Mayor Mel is addicted to the Headlines Du Jour from yesteryear:

And now: Today's Headlines Du Jour: