Headlines Du Jour ► Thursday, February 6, 2014

Before we get to today’s Headlines Du Jour, lets take a look a headline from yesteryear, found at the WikiWhackyWoo:

• Feb 6 1843 – The first minstrel show in the United States, The Virginia Minstrels, opens (Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City).

Let’s get right to today’s Headlines Du Jour:

NEWSPAPERS IN THE HEADLINES:

Observer: NY Times Staffers
in ‘Semi-Open Revolt’
Against Editorial Section

THE NEWS IN THE HEADLINES:

The media’s massive revisions on CBO-Obamacare story

BOYCOTT THE SOCHI OLYMPICS:

New Channel 4 Documentary Reveals Shocking Levels of Russian Homophobia

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

GOP Strategist: ‘Detroit
Should Prepare A Bid’ For
Party’s 2016 Convention

Project to transform 140
acres of blight into large
urban farm finally underway

THIRTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO:

Fugitive sought since 1977 found in California

THINGS GO BETTER WITH KOCH:

The Koch Brothers Left a Confidential Document
at Their Last Donor Conference—Read it Here

ANOTHER EXCITING ADVENTURE OF COPS GONE WILD:

EXCLUSIVE: Cops
sexually assault mother,
break 10-year-old son’s
leg, claims lawsuit

Cops break a 10-year-old boy’s leg with a kick then sexually assault mother by flicking pierced nipple, a shocking new lawsuit claims.

A “COPS GONE WILD” FOLLOW-UP:

Cop Indicted For Allegedly Killing Schizophrenic
Because He Didn’t ‘Have Time’ To Reason With Him

FREE THE WEED!!!

Obama Could Legalize Pot Today

Legalizing Medical Marijuana
May Lead To Fewer Suicides

Georgia’s New Medical
Marijuana Bill Introduced

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OMFG!!!

Watch What Happens When A Woman Tells
Rep. Bridenstine Obama Should Be Executed

TODAY IN RELIGION:

Did God Harden Barack Obama’s Heart
or Did He Make Joseph Farah Stupid?

CRACK MAYOR CORNER:

Duly Quoted: Rob Ford on
Ongoing Police Investigation

Mayor responds to the news that police
are seeking his cellphone records.

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Appetite For Distraction: Fox News Gets
Taken To The Woodshed By Jon Stewart

Bill O’Reilly Tries To Make Jon Stewart Understand America

The Bill O’Reilly interruption factor: Dana Milbank

O’Reilly: WaPo’s Dana Milbank ‘a weasel’

Milbank: Yes, O’Reilly is ‘unfair’ to Obama

Pathetic O’Reilly Gets Taste of His Own Bullying
Medicine, Whines About Obama Interview Criticism

WRETCHED GRETCHED IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox Freaks Out Over CVS
Ending Sales Of Tobacco

Fox Host: “Is It OK Legally … To
Restrict Tobacco Availability In
A Private Store Like This?”

KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

ANN COULTER IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Ann Coulter: My Friend’s Sister Died Because of Obamacare

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN:

Sony Bets That Jazz Can Still Be Hip

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