Headlines Du Jour ► Sunday, January 19, 2014

Sadly, it happened. As I explained in yesterday’s Headlines Du Jour, my headline-collecting robot drones have become self-aware and are now controlling your refridgerator. That’s why I’ve gone back to collecting all headlines by hand. It’s safer. Having said that, let’s get right to today’s Headlines Du Jour.

FOLLOW THE MONEY:

Va. consultant Boyd Marcus’s case shows how money trumps principles in politics today

A BRIDGE/FLOOD TOO FAR:

Hoboken residents blast Christie
administration amid mayor’s
allegations of strong-arming

ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:

Cops Get So Rough with
Straight A Student That
They Rupture His Testicle

SCIENCE IS COMPLICATED:

‘Bio-Bot’ That Swims Like Sperm Is An ‘Exciting Advance’ In Self-Propelled Biological Robots

MORE ON TROLLEYGATE:

How fed dollars for trolleys in Miami-Dade, local cities spurred civil rights investigation

From the Not Now Silly Archives
Soilgate Is Trolleygate Writ Large  ► A Century of
Coconut Grove Racism

WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE:

Wal-Mart Wrote An Entire Guidebook On How To Silence Its Workers

THE EVER-PUZZLING STANDARDS AT FACEBOOK:

Facebook Claims Support For Black Films ‘Violates Community Standards’

THE LATEST NAZI ANALOGY:

WATCH: Senate Candidate Claims IRS is Training “Brown Shirts” to Enforce Obamacare Using Assault Weapons

LGBT NEWS:

Trans Woman Dares Bible-Quoting Councilman to Stone Her to Death

FREE THE WEED:

In Which Nancy Grace Debates Nancy Grace About Marijuana

Harry Reid, ‘We waste a lot of time and law enforcement going after guys smoking marijuana.’

Bill Murray Delivers Incredibly Persuasive Argument in Favor of Recreational Marijuana

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Post-prohibition liquor store in Portland now will deal in a new product

FROM OUTER SPACE:

Why are we fascinated by astronomy?

TODAY IN RELIGION:

Brownback To Rally Christian
‘Freedom Fighters’ To ‘Cause A
Revolution’ And Take Back America

 HYPOCRITE DU JOUR:

Rand Paul: ‘That’s what gave us Jim Crow’

VIDEO DU JOUR:


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Calling himself “A liberally progressive, sarcastically cynical, iconoclastic polymath,” Headly Westerfield has been a professional writer all his adult life.

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