Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Howdy Headliners. Today’s birthday is Rockpile’s Dave Edmunds, born on this day in 1944. Among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear are the twin tragedies of the RMS Titanic (1912) and the Boston Marathon Bombing (2013). Let’s review some of those other events:

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

TODAY IN LGBT NEWS:

Check Out Finland’s New
Graphic Gay Bondage Stamps

TODAY IN RELIGION:

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

JEWS IN SPACE:

Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson pledges
over $16 million for Israeli moon mission

BONUS VIDEO DU JOUR:

THE REICH WING PUSHES THE BIG LIES:

From Death Panels To Death Spirals: The Right-Wing
Media’s Epic Five-Year Health Care Disinformation Campaign

FREE THE WEED!!!

Maryland Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

Push to legalize recreational
marijuana in Lapeer

This Is What The World’s Most ‘Perfect’ Marijuana High Would Feel Like

COPS GONE WILD:

Albuquerque’s long history of
police abuse, cover-up and scandal

BEST HEADLINE DU JOUR:

In mix-up, woman pregnant with other couple’s twins

ANTI-SOCIAL MEDIA:

U.S. Airways just sent
out the worst tweet in
the history of Twitter

Teens Are Leaving
Facebook For Facebook

DR. DONG. CALLING DR. DONG!

Doctors remove skipping
rope from man’s urethra

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Spurious Cattle Conspiracy Dodges
Facts But Still Lands On Fox News

Debunked Theory Accused Sen. Harry Reid Of
Collaborating With Chinese Firm In Corrupt “Land Grab”

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

IN OUTER SPACE:

Hubble stretches stellar tape
measure 10 times farther into space

NASA Cassini Images May
Reveal Birth of a Saturn Moon

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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