Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, December 3, 2013

While you have been sleeping the Not Now Silly news team was slipping and sliding the cyber-streets to bring back nothing but the best Headlines Du Jour. So, put on your bathrobe and slippers, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and settle in with the news you can use.

SO GLAD WE ARE LIVING IN A POST-RACIAL SOCIETY:

Affluent, white residents of south Baton Rouge
propose seceding from city’s poor, black northern areas

Three white college students file racial discrimination
complaint against professor over lesson on structural racism
One of the students allegedly asked professor Shannon Gibney, “Why do we have to talk about this?”

► WAITING WHILE BLACK!!! ◄

Students arrested on Main Street in court

Coach Defends Students Arrested at Bus Stop

► GUARDIAN WHILE BLACK!!! ◄
Texas cops handcuff and take 13-year-old white girl from black guardians

Teen visiting Houston for dance classes taken into CPS custody

ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:

Kansas City firefighter shot dead at his wedding reception by off-duty police officer

TODAY IN HEALTHCARE:

The Rise Of Obamacare McCarthyism

LGBT NEWS:

Philly church bans member over LGBT activism:
‘You are not in covenant with us’

WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE:

Fast-food workers plan strikes in 100 US cities this week

Low prices at Wal-Mart don’t have to mean low wages

TODAY IN GOD:

Poll: Faithful Catholics are an endangered species
“Zero percent of British Catholics now look to religious leaders for guidance as they make decisions”

HISTORY IS COMPLICATED:

Slave artifacts found at Georgia highway project site

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR “OH NO!!! NOT AGAIN!!!”

RNC Tries to Cover Tracks Over Tweet Saying Racism has Ended

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Comedians Tell Pete Holmes About the Time
They Got Stoned and Went to a Fox News Taping

‘Fox And Friends’ Warns Of YMCA Swim Class For Muslim Girls

That HuffPo article provides the perfect opportunity to demonstrate how Johnny Dollar twists both the truth and the language to defend Fox “News”

Note Mark Koldy’s (aka Johnny Dollar) obvious deflection of Fox
“News” Islamophobia to a meaningless criticism of whether
@heatherfoxnews “lamented” and if she’s actually a F&F First host.

Maybe J$ is really a seal because it’s one red herring after another.

BTW:
Who is Johnny Dollar? Here’s all you need to know:

 

 Johnny Dollar Has Proven Himself To Be A Very Dangerous Person

 

 Does Fox “News” Support Johnny Dollar?

PASS THE POPCORN:

GOP infighting rages: McConnell blasts
Tea Party group for “utter nonsense”

The Senate minority leader says it’s time for
Republicans to “stand up” to Tea Party intimidation

IN THE GLOBAL FIGHT AGAINST AIDS:

The AIDS Granny In Exile
In the ’90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.

THE RUN FOR THE WHITE HOUSE; 2016:

‘Bizarre behavior’ could be risk to Christie White House run

CRACK MAYOR CORNER:

Doug Ford upset Kathleen Wynne is meeting with Norm Kelly
Premier Kathleen Wynne to bypass Mayor Rob Ford and meet Tuesday with his deputy, Norm Kelly, infuriating the mayor’s brother

Bill Blair has some explaining to do
It’s starting to look like the entire police investigation into the mayor may have been designed to embarrass him out of office

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s fibs about his record: Editorial
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford keeps misleading voters about his record.
He hasn’t transformed the city and doesn’t run it like a business.

SPEAKING OF TORONTO:

The 5 most influential buildings in Toronto
Christopher Hume: From office towers to a university,
these structures put the city on the architectural map

Unpacking My Toronto ► Iconic Buildings I Have Worked In

VIDEO DU JOUR


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