Headlines Du Jour ► Saturday, February 8, 2014

It’s another weekend, the second of this shortened month. Before we get to today’s Headlines Du Jour, let’s take a look at some headlines from yesteryear:

1587Mary, Queen of Scots, is executed on suspicion of having been involved in the Babington Plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.

1879Sandford Fleming first proposes adoption of Universal Standard Time at a meeting of the Royal Canadian Institute.

1915D.W. Griffith‘s controversial film The Birth of a Nation premieres in Los Angeles.

Now, on to more recent headlines:

IN LGBT NEWS:

This drag queen’s brilliant response to homophobia
will move you to tears

Video: Gays arrested in Moscow`s Red Square,
singing national anthem


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

The history white
people need to learn

Anyone who wants “white history
month” should learn instead about how
whiteness has been used to discriminate


FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:


Greg Gutfeld Rags on
Bill O’Reilly: ‘How
Egotistical Is That?!’

Fox’s Juan Williams: It’s
Fair To Call Out Fox For
Their Benghazi Coverage

Hannity Attacks “Comrade De Blasio” For Boycotting
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Its LGBT Exclusion

Hannity: “This Is Him Being Prejudiced Towards
People’s Deeply Held Fundamental Religious Belief”


BOYCOTT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS:

Most corrupt Olympics ever: Why Sochi’s
“above and beyond” what we’ve seen before


THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OBFUSCATION:

National Republican Congressional Campaign using fake Democrat websites to lure voters

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD, TOO:

850,000-year-old human
footprints found in Norfolk

MORE DISPATCHES FROM DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

Obama invites Duggan
to develop job creation
plan for Detroit

Bankruptcy In Action: Belle Isle Becomes A State Park Tuesday

Really? A ‘No Colors Allowed’ Sign at Bar Sparks Absurd Cries of Racism

Orr: Detroit’s turnaround is going to happen quickly


FREE THE WEED!!!

Uruguay’s President Nominated for
Nobel Peace Prize for Legalizing Weed


TODAY IN FLOR-I-DUH NEWS:

Florida Ordinance Makes It Illegal
For Homeless To Use Blankets


CRACK MAYOR CORNER:

Rob Ford wanted rainbow flag
removed from Toronto City Hall

Rob Ford to duck
World Pride parade, too

Rob Ford: ‘I’m not going to change the way I am’

WATCH: Robyn Doolittle appears on The Daily Show


FROM OUTER SPACE:

Curiosity Rover Sees Earth from Mars for 1st Time (Photos)


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