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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hello there, Headliners! It's the birthday of Herbert Khaury, better know as Tiny Tim. He was particularly fond of the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:
Let's tiptoe through today's Headlines Du Jour:

TEABAGGED ENOUGH ALREADY?


Darrell Issa Started His IRS
Investigation Because Karl Rove
Was Denied Tax Exempt Status


GOP-ED ENOUGH ALREADY?


Not One Law Republicans Passed Has Helped America In Over Forty Years

VA GOP candidate: No incest
exception for abortion because
sometimes it’s ‘voluntary’


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Papyrus Mentioning Jesus's Wife Is Likely Ancient and Not Fake, Scientists Say

MORE EXCITING EPISODES OF COPS GONE WILD:


Vacationing Family Pulled Over, Handcuffed At Gunpoint By Air Force Base Security


FREE THE WEED!!!


Science is indisputable: Marijuana is medicine

The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Car: It’s Made Entirely From HEMP

HISTORY IS COMPLICATED. HUMAN HISTORY EVEN MORE SO:


Oldest Cave Paintings May
Be Creations of Neandertals,
Not Modern Humans


ANTI-SOCIAL NETWORKS:


This Is the End of Facebook as We Know It

Twitter Just Bought a Startup
That Could Remake the Service


JIM DE MINT IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Jim DeMint’s History Lesson

Jim DeMint Wrestles With History And Fails

What Plantation Is Jim DeMint Living On?

Right-Wing History Redo: ‘It Was Faith, Not
the Federal Government that Ended Slavery’


STEPHEN COLBERT IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Rush Limbaugh Blows a
Gasket and Claims Colbert
and CBS Have Declared
War on Conservatives


Will Colbert Use "The Late Show" To Save the World?

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Bill O'Reilly: Stephen Colbert
Is Destroying America


Stephen Colbert Explains Bill O'Reilly's "Unified Theory Of Why Everything Is Going To Hell"
Colbert: O'Reilly Takes On "The Far Left's Obsession
With Equality" With "Grievance Industry" Attacks

FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


That ‘War on Fox’ Guy Is
Not Actually Running for
Congress as a Democrat


Fox Host Declares Bush
The Best At Dodging Shoes


VIDEO DU JOUR:




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Friday, April 11, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, April 11, 2014

Hello Headliners! It's the birthday of Richard Berry, who wrote one of the most important songs -- and depending on who you believe: the dirtiest song -- in all of Rock and Roll. Let's start with the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:
Said, me gotta go . . . right to today's Headlines Du Jour:

IN LGBT NEWS:




TODAY IN RELIGION:




FREE THE WEED!!!






TEABAGGED ENOUGH ALREADY?




THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OUTRAGEOUS:






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




NATURE IS COMPLICATED:






WATERGATE WATCH:



Did Roger Ailes Dupe James
Rosen, Or Did Rosen Dupe 'Merka?



MORE EXCITING EPISODES OF COPS GONE WILD:





BULLY CORNER:




ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA:







RECTUM? DAMN NEAR KILLED 'IM!




FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:




IN INNER SPACE:




VIDEO DU JOUR:





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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hello, Headliners. It's the birthday of Hugh Hefner, who created a publishing empire and understands the importance of the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:

Let's hop right to it:

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OUTRAGEOUS:




TEABAGGED ENOUGH ALREADY?







WAR IS HELL!


Watching the new Errol Morris documentary about my old boss,
Donald Rumsfeld, is a little like working for him: you feel nothing.


TODAY IN RELIGION:




FREE THE WEED:




ANTI-SOCIAL NETWORK:




CRACK MAYOR CORNER:




MSNBC IN THE NEWS AGAIN:




FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:




BOB BECKEL IN THE NEWS AGAIN:




IN OUTER SPACE:





VIDEO DU JOUR:


It's also Tom Leher's birthday!


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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, April 8, 2014

NB: Due to a publishing error, all headline links done broke. I don't have the time to fix it today. So sorry.

Good day, Headliners. It's the birthday of comedian Shecky Greene, who has made people laugh for decades. He's never missed the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:

Today's Headlines Du Jour is a big'un -- larger than normal -- so let's get right to it:

IN LGBT NEWS:


Pulled Over for Driving
While Black and Brown
. . . and LGBTQ?


The Mozilla fiasco was about far more than “gay marriage”

BarbWire: 'Al-'Gay'Da' And 'Lezbollah' Terrorists Brought Down Mozilla CEO

THE "O" IN GOP STANDS FOR OBSOLETE:


According to MSNBC, Jeb Bush
Is Now the GOP’s Only Hope


John Boehner Claims That He
Is Killing Obamacare By Giving Obama Everything He Wants


This GOP House Candidate
Is Running for Office So
His Daughter Won't Have
to Learn About Evolution


Wisconsin GOP candidate proposes doing away
with weekends, dismisses MLK Day, Kwanzaa


Republican Mississippi Governor
Signs Unconstitutional Law That
Voids The 14th Amendment


Local Republican Caucus Passes Resolution Allowing Wisconsin To Secede

Republican Poll Has Bad News For GOP as Mary
Landrieu Leads All Challengers In Louisiana


The GOP Is at War With Itself. So Why
Are Republicans Poised to Win in 2014?


TODAY IN RELIGION:


Head of Anglican church:
We must discriminate against
gays lest someone think
we’re gay and bash us


TEABAGGED ENOUGH ALREADY:


WATCH: Rand Paul Says Dick Cheney Pushed for the Iraq War
So Halliburton Would Profit


Chuck Schumer Defends
Attacks On The Koch Brothers:
'I Don't Feel Sorry For Them'


$COTU$ WATCH:


BREAKING: Supreme Court won’t hear anti-gay photographer case

Will Voters Know Who’s Funding Who by Election Time?

FREE THE WEED!!!


Martin O'Malley Expected To Sign Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

IN INCOME INEQUALITY:


In Book's Trial Of U.S. Justice
System, Wealth Gap Is Exhibit A


A Chronic Sickness Inside
the US Labor Market


GEORGE W. BUSH WATCH:


Bush crew’s deplorable return:
How their reemergence
sends a deadly message


IN CLIMATE CHANGE:


Right-Wing Journalist Writes a Laughably Bad Article Justifying Climate Change Denial

HISTORY IS COMPLICATED:


The Lost Canals of
Venice of America


NATURE IS COMPLICATED:


Coconut Crabs Eat Everything from Kittens to, Maybe, Amelia Earhart

CHRIS CHRISTIE CORNER:


Exclusive: Christie Prosecutor Gets Its Star Witness to Start Talking

CRACK MAYOR CORNER:


'Belligerent' Rob Ford
warned by security at
Air Canada Centre

A “belligerent” Mayor Rob Ford received a warning from Air Canada Centre security staff at the Toronto Maple Leafs game on Saturday night.

Rob Ford, still setting the
bar as low as it will go


Rob Ford 'Crackathon' video game lights up the web

BACK TO THE FUTURE:


Figuring out the future: Will we be ready to live in
a world where machines are smarter than people?


FOX "NEWS" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


NEW STUDY: 72 Percent
of Fox News Climate
Segments Are Misleading


Fox Doesn't Get Why
Breaking Bad Star Supports
Health Care Reform


Fox News floats trial balloon that Mitt
Romney might make third run for president


On Eve Of Equal Pay Day, Fox Host Denies Existence Of Gender Pay Gap

Revolving Door: Fox News Hires Back Ex-Candidate Liz Cheney

FOX "NATION" IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


From "Hip-Hop BBQ" To "Horseman Of Apocalypse":
5 Years Of Fox Nation


IN INNER SPACE:


Non-Conformity & Creativity Now Listed
As A Mental Illness By Psychiatrists


I cracked the code at the Western University library
Solving the mystery of the Weldon Library letters, a tale of
weird obsession, intrigue and a lesson in the bonds of humanity

IN OUTER SPACE:


‘Star Trek’ actress lends her gravitas to film promoting idea that sun revolves around Earth

BOB MARLEY REMEMBERED:


Local Park Honors Bob
Marley With Name Change


From the vase Not Now Silly Archives:
The Day I Met Bob Marley

VIDEO DU JOUR:




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Monday, April 7, 2014

Headlines Du Jour ► Monday, April 7, 2014

Howdy there, Headliners. It's the birthday of songstress Billie Holiday. Lady Day was born on this day in 1915 and, because she loved the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear, we have a larger than usual assortment today:  

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

IN LGBT NEWS:


A Vicious Homophobic Statement
by a South Carolina State Senator


Harvey Milk Will Be The First Openly
Gay Official To Appear On A U.S. Stamp


Mozilla CEO faced ‘new fascism,’ Gingrich says

Chill Out About Firefox, Everybody

TEABAGGED ENOUGH ALREADY?


Paul Ryan: Still a Total Jerk

TODAY IN RELIGION:


Mormon Leader Outlines
Opposition To Gay Marriage


Church Asks Activist Group to Reconsider Plans to Protest at General Conference

$COTU$ WATCH:


Bill Maher: John Roberts'
McCutcheon Ruling Could've Been
'Written By The Little Mermaid'


TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:


Tea Party leaders: Liberals risk God’s wrath with ‘covetous’ opposition to income inequality

HELPING OUR ENVIRONMENT:


Monarch butterflies could use your help - here's what you can do

HURTING OUR ENVIRONMENT:


Whooping cough bounces back

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


Would a vineyard
on Belle Isle work?


THE NEWS IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Vox Takes Melding
of Journalism and
Technology to a New Level


MSNBC IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


How Dumping Keith Olbermann and Martin Bashir Killed MSNBC

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Bill O'Reilly Mocks The Poor
At "Benefit For Poor (?) Kids"


THE EVUL LIBRUL LEFT-WING MEDIA:


15 things everyone would know if there were a liberal media

DOES NOT COMPUTE:


R.I.P. Windows XP 2001-2014. What can you do now?

IN INNER SPACE:


Scientists smash barrier to growing organs from stem cells

IN OUTER SPACE:



VIDEO DU JOUR:




VIDEO DU JOUR BONUS:




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