Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Hello, Headliners. Before you rush out and celebrate the birthday of Grover Cleveland — still the only president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms — here are some Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear for your enjoyment:

Now, let’s take a look at today’s Headlines Du Jour:

OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE UNIVERSE HAS JUST CHANGED:

First glimpse of big bang
ripples from universe’s birth

Gravitational Waves from
Big Bang Detected


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

South Dakota GOP lawmaker: KKK business owners deserve right to ban blacks and gays

Paul Ryan’s race flap even worse than it looks
The notion that Ryan was dog-whistling to racists is actually
the best-case scenario. Here’s the scary alternative


THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OBNOXIOUS:

‘Code Words for Race’:
What’s Really Behind GOP’s Poverty and Welfare Obsession

When Paul Ryan decried the “culture”
of inner cities it followed a long
conservative tradition, a scholar explains.

TODAY IN RELIGION:

Judge rules against creationist teacher who called Buddhist student’s faith ‘stupid’


THINGS DON’T GO BETTER WITH KOCHS:

Koch Brothers Group
Abandons Anti-Obamacare
Ads After Fact-Checkers
Prove Them False

FREE THE WEED!!!

The environmental
case for legalizing pot

Miami’s First Marijuana
School Could Open in April

A Head Start for Florida
Cannabis Entrepreneurs



TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:

There is no meritocracy: It’s just the 1 percent, and the game is rigged

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox News Praises Gay
Ban at New York’s St.
Patrick’s Day Parade

Hosts call Mayor Bill deBlasio a ‘religious bigot’ for not marching in today’s parade.


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

Detroit area water authority talks hit cutoff

IN OUTER SPACE:

Planet X myth debunked

Star next door may host a ‘superhabitable’ world



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