Headlines Du Jour ► Sunday, February 16, 2014

Hello Headliners! Today would have been Sonny Bono‘s 79th birthday, had he not died — as a Congressman — in a tragic skiing accident in 1998. Among Headlines Du Jour from yesteryear are:

1852Studebaker Brothers wagon company, precursor of the automobile manufacturer, is established.
1874Silver Dollar becomes legal US tender.
1923Howard Carter unseals the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.
1959Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba after dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown on January 1.
1978 – The first computer bulletin board system is created (CBBS in Chicago, Illinois).
1987 – The trial of John Demjanjuk, accused of being a Nazi guard dubbed “Ivan the Terrible” in Treblinka extermination camp, starts in Jerusalem.

Without further delay, let’s get right to today’s Headlines Du Jour:

LGBT NEWS:

Kansas Senate Comes To It’s Senses And Nixes Extreme Anti-Gay Legislation

Idaho’s top court grants
adoptive rights to spouse
in gay marriage

FREE THE WEED!!!

Wisconsin Gov. Thinks Alcohol Safer Than Pot

Tokers React to High-Priced Legal
Marijuana Sales in Colorado

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING:

5 Things You May Not Know
About Drone Use On U.S. Soil

HISTORY IS COMPLICATED.
EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY EVEN MORE SO.

New fossil bed found by
scientists hailed as ‘motherlode’

Marble Canyon in B.C.’s Kootenay National
Park yielding dozens of discoveries

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OMG!!!

Poll: Republicans like George Zimmerman more than President Obama. Independents not far behind

Ted Cruz Violates The First Amendment With Anti-Gay Marriage Senate Bill

JOKE DU JOUR:

Sarah Palin Would Win Presidential Election ‘Hands Down’ if No Media Bias, According to Husband (Video)

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

A DISPATCH FROM WINDSOR ABOUT DETROIT, ‘MERKA’S FIRST THROWAWAY CITY:

Henderson: What happened to our once mighty neighbour?

RELIGION CORNER:

Virginia Marriage Equality Decision Exposes Religious Right’s Hatred of America

BULLY CORNER:

NFL Report Proves Without
A Doubt That Richie Incognito
Is A Terrible Person

◄ Speaking of terrible people, here’s my cyber-bully ►
The Mark Koldys-Johnny Dollar Cyber-Bully Comments of the Day

THIS IS WHY WE CAN’T HAVE NICE THINGS:

One in four Americans
unaware that Earth circles Sun

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

A Whole Hour with Fox “News”

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

VIDEO DU JOUR:


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