Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, November 1, 2013

Now that we’ve got Halloween and Octover out of the way, it’s time for November. November 1 is the 305th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 60 days remaining until the end of the year.

IN CLIMATE CONTROL NEWS:


► As the seas rise ◄
High Water Line | Miami
Sea Level Rise in Metro Miami

Prepared as part of the High Water Line | Miami project/movement, this video depicts sea level rise in greater metropolitan Miami at one-foot intervals, ranging from one foot to ten feet (in the introductory section at the beginning) and one foot to six feet (throughout the remaining sections).

IN FORMER VICE PRESIDENTIAL NEWS:

Dick Cheney Absurdly Claims the Iraq War Was Worth it Because We Didn’t Find Weapons of Mass Destruction

International Group of Lawyers Urges Toronto
Police to Arrest Dick Cheney for War Crimes

A TALE OF TWO SENATES:

Analysis: Wright-Duffy cheque affair:
Harper’s explanations changing by the day

Senate expenses scandal defies PM’s efforts at message control

The Reign Of Morons: Absurdity In The Senate

► And, as always, Steven Colbert had the most accesible take on the Reign of Morons ◄
Colbert Skewers GOPers Who Called
‘Backsies’ On Debt Ceiling Vote

IN CONSTITUTIONAL NEWS:

For the Last Time, the Constitution is Not Based on the Bible

IN CONFEDERATE NEWS:

 

Confederate flag was the flag of traitors

IN NEWS NEWS:

►”More than 35 years, it’s the first time I’ve been punched on the job — outside of the newsroom.”◄
WATCH: TV News Crew Maced and
Punched by Distraught Woman

IN TORONTO MAYOR NEWS:

► The crack-smoking video exists ◄
Rob Ford video scandal: Police photographed mayor
in multiple meetings with alleged drug dealer

Police have a video and will present it in court, Blair says

IN SCUMBAG NEWS:

Report: George Zimmerman left behind
bullet-riddled target for wife to find

Man throws away $500K in gold to spite ex-wife

AND NOW A WORD FROM OUR SPONSOR:

Hipsters Rejoice! You Can Now Sell Advertising Space On Your Beard To Make Cash

Unpacking The Writer ► The Bearded Edition

AND NOW A WORD FROM OUR MANATEES:

Manatee deaths break record with two months left to go in year

IN FOX “NEWS” NEWS: 

Megyn Kelly’s Near Hysteria To Bash Obamacare

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

That Awkward Moment When The Woman
You Try Robbing Knows Systema

WHY CANADA IS DIFFERENT:

Canadians believe Edward Snowden is a hero, not a villain

WHY MICHIGAN IS DIFFERENT:

Michigan State University sells deadly toxic
waste to the public on its surplus website

WHY GOVERNMENT IS DIFFERENT:

Big Government?
The Government Is Smaller Than It Was 47 Years Ago
[with charts and everything]

VIDEO DU JOUR:

Singapore as you’ve never seen it

About Headly Westerfield

Calling himself “A liberally progressive, sarcastically cynical, iconoclastic polymath,” Headly Westerfield has been a professional writer all his adult life.

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