Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, March 4, 2014

‘Merkins all over the world will gather on street corners today to celebrate Shemp Howard‘s birthday. They will also pour over the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:

Now, let’s get to today’s Headlines Du Jour:

IN LGBT NEWS:

As Regnerus Testifies
Against Marriage In
Court, His University
Denounces His Research

Hobby Lobby Win At
Supreme Court Could Lead
To More Anti-Gay Laws

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:

Texas man shoots 9-year-old in the head during illegal backyard target practice

THE KEYSTONE:

Native Americans vow a last stand
to block Keystone XL oil pipeline

FREE THE WEED!!!

Deputy Drug Czar Admits
Marijuana Is Safer Than Alcohol

Father Sold Marijuana to Pay for Son’s Funeral

TODAY IN RELIGION:

Pope accidentally says ‘f***’
during Sunday blessing after
getting his Italian wrong

Rep. Steve King Calls Homosexuality ‘Self-Professed Behavior’ — Unlike Religion

WAIT!!! WHAT???

Sex store owner gave
workers polygraph test

HISTORY IS COMPLICATED. EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY EVEN MORE SO:

X-ray analysis suggests Neanderthals spoke languages similar to our own

THE “O” IN GOP STANDS FOR OLIGHARCHY:

CNN’s Sally Kohn to GOP:
You’re ‘Practically Cheering’
for Putin on Ukraine

How Do Republicans Feel
Now About Their Recent Hero-Worshiping Of
Vladimir Putin?

Big Business Turns On
The Republican Party For
Proposing Tax Reform

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

Detroit Scam City:
How The Red Wings Took Hockeytown For All It Had

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

The American Right Wing Is In A Death Spiral Of Denial And Racism

Students being trained
to fight anti-Semitism

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox News host calls out Darrell Issa for ‘highest level of falsehood’ on Benghazi

FREE THE CRACK MAYOR:

Kevin Spacey mocks Toronto mayor after Ford cameo on Jimmy Kimmel show

Rob Ford in Hollywood: ‘What movie were you in again?’

What 10 people in Hollywood said about Rob Ford

TODAY IN CLIMATE CHANGE:

Apple CEO Tim Cook to climate deniers: “Get out of this stock”

IN INNER SPACE:

Rare Mutation Kills Off Gene Responsible for Diabetes

IN OUTER SPACE:

Astronomers Discover a
New Super-Powered
Small Black Hole

VIDEO DU JOUR:

Sugar Chile Robinson

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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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