Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, December 20, 2013

With the year coming to an end, Not Now Silly will NOT be participating in any of those Best/Worst lists that plague most web sites at this time of year. No, the news team will continue to do what it does best: Collect headlines from all over the world and drop them here for your reading enjoyment.

IN LGBT NEWS:

New Mexico Becomes 17th State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

CRACK CORNER:

A Positive Step: Obama Commutes
Sentences for 8 Crack Cocaine Offenders

◄ ◄ ◄ AND, IT’S ALWAYS THE RIGHT SIZE AND COLOUR ► ► ►
Rob Ford, obviously: ‘Women love money. Give
‘em a couple thousand bucks and they are happy’

Bad Santa
The Ford family Christmas party was an insight into how the clan carries on and manages to live day-to-day with the darkness suppressed or ignored

QUACK CORNER:

◄ ◄ ◄ STICK A FORK IN IT, THIS GOOSE IS COOKED ► ► ►
Robertson Family Issues Statement
on Duck Dynasty’s Future on A&E

◄ ◄ ◄ EARLIER  ► ► ►
Sarah Palin and Bobby Jindal’s “Duck Dynasty” screeds twist the ConstitutionConservatives rally around suspended ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Phil RobertsonSarah Palin, NOM, And Westboro Baptist: Right Wing Furious Over Duck Dynasty Dad’s SuspensionGeraldo on Duck Dynasty Phil’s Suspension: ‘Political Correctness Has Gotten Malignant’Bobby ‘Stop being the stupid party’ Jindal defends Duck Dynasty star because Miley CyrusNewt Gingrich compares ‘Duck Dynasty’ star Phil Robertson to Pope FrancisPhil Robertson, Duck Dynasty and Why His Suspension Isn’t an Attack on Free Speech

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

School Named For Ku Klux Klan Leader
Nathan Bedford Forrest To Be Rebranded

Maryland KKK will meet in government
building to plot Obama’s impeachment

RUPERT MURDOCH’S PAPERS IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Kate Middleton, Prince Harry Hacked By Murdoch Paper, Trial Confirms

The Sun Apologizes For Calling
Woman On Maternity Leave ‘Lazy’

RUPERT MURDOCH’S EMPLOYEES IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Bill O’Reilly Warns That Rich People
Are ‘In Danger,’ Asks That You Pray

CONSTITUTIONALLY YOURS:

Federal Court Finds GOP Governor Violated Civil Rights Of Protesters

IN CANADIAN CONSTITUTIONAL COURTS:

Explainer: Top court to rule on the future of prostitution in Canada

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:

Texas Gun Club grand opening goes wrong when employee shoots own hand

Deer Trail now scheduled to hold drone hunting vote in April

I GOTCHER PHONY WAR ON CHRISTMAS RIGHT HERE!

Fox News Airs ‘Happy Holidays’ Message As
Bill O’Reilly Declares Victory In War On Christmas

Florida Capitol approves Pastafarian Flying
Spaghetti Monster among holiday displays

 

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About Headly Westerfield

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

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