Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, March 28, 2014

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IN LGBT NEWS:

Mozillagate grows

LGBT RIP

SCOTUS WATCH:

A Decision In Favor Of Hobby Lobby Will
Equal a License For Religious Tyranny

FREE THE WEED!!!

Medical Marijuana User Relieved
He Can Still Grow At Home

These States Are Ready To Break The Marijuana Taboo In The Conservative South

Industrial hemp research
bill passes in Nebraska

Legalize Canada: New Activist
Group Targets Key Ridings To
Elect Pro-Marijuana Candidates

THE “G” IN GOP STANDS FOR GOYIM:

The Sheldon Primary:
No Welcome Mat for the Tea Party

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD:

India officially declared polio-free

CLIMATE CHANGE CORNER:

Weathermen Blown Away (Literally) By Massive Blizzard

TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:

Former CEO: There Is
No One Representing
Low-Wage Workers

$1 trillion student loan
debt widens US wealth gap

‘Nuns on the Bus’ Leader
on Income Inequality

Fixing one driver of inequality may hit
close to home for some progressives

It’s okay: Only one of them was shot!

PALIN POLITICAL WATCH:

2016 report: Sarah Palin’s possible
presidential run gaining traction


ANOTHER DISPATCH FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

No Suprise: Detroit Listed as
Most Segregated City in America

BONUS
Top 10 Most Segregated Cities in the U.S.

The Falafel King: Outstanding!
East Room, White House

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Responds To O’Reilly’s “Divisive” “Race Hustler” Attack

Chris Hayes: ‘Bill O’Reilly
Is a Pretty Accomplished
Race-Baiter Himself’

O’Reilly Blames Ignorant
Americans For Obama’s
Positive Poll Result

IN INNER SPACE:

In a first, scientists create
artificial chromosome

Scientists have built from scratch the
world’s first synthetic chromosome
of a eukaryote, incorporating it
into brewer’s yeast.

IN OUTER SPACE:

Mars-Bound Comet Sprouts Twin
Jets in Hubble Telescope Photos

Scientists solve riddle
of celestial archaeology

Capturing Halley’s Comet:
An Astronomy Tale

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