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


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