Headlines Du Jour ► Saturday, January 25, 2014

As the work week ends, the weekend begins. Saturday’s Headlines Du Jour is the culmination of 24 hours of headline-collecting and Not Now Silly’s keen eye for news.

HEADLINE DU JOUR:

John Boehner: Sometimes I’m ‘Gestapo’

YOUNG AT HEART:

Debunked: The Top 10 Stupid Arguments in Neil Young Debate

INCOME INEQUALITY:

The obscene lifestyles of
the new global super-rich

On eve of the State of the
Union address, a look
at income inequality

EDITORIAL DU JOUR:

There’s no shame in politics, and that’s the problem

IN LGBT NEWS:

The Truth About Outing
And why it’s the best thing that
ever happened to Aaron Schock

THEY GET THE COALMINE AND THE PEOPLE OF WEST VIRGINIA GET THE SHAFT:

How the Coal Industry Impoverishes West Virginia
The recent chemical spill is the latest chapter in a very old story: total capitulation to industry by state officials.

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OLD:

Karl Rove’s “behemoth” targeted: How
his plan to skirt the law could backfire

SCIENCE FICTION OR SCIENCE FACT? OR MOVIE OF THE WEEK?

Abandoned Cruise Ship Full of Starving Rats Headed For Land

I’D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING IN PERFECT HARMONY:

Coke defends arrest of gay Russian human rights advocate

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

$700M rescue bid
fuels fallout fears

Many fret saving DIA, city pensions
by private foundations, state may
hurt other nonprofits, set precedents

MEGYN KELLY IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Megyn Kelly Bursts Out Laughing While Talking About Bursting Toilets

ABLOW JOB IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Colbert Mocks Fox News’ Keith
Ablow Over Ridiculous Theory

HUCKLEBERRY HOUND IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Huckabee: Hey, Fox News Viewers
Didn’t Mind My Libido Talk

VIDEO DU JOUR:


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