Headlines Du Jour ► Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hello again, Headliners. Today’s birthday belongs to Otis Ray Redding, Jr, whose biggest hit, “Sitting on the Dock of the Bay,” was recorded 3 days before he died in a plane crash in 1967, making it a Headline Du Jour of yesteryear. Also on this date:

Here’s today’s Headlines Du Jour:

MORE OF THAT REPUBLICAN OUTREACH:

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) told the Daily News he was outraged at
Republicans’ bugging of Assemblyman Edward Hennessey’s car, while others demanded an
apology. State GOP Chairman Ed Cox shot back on Monday that the tracking was perfectly legal.
Fun fact: September 8th is the birthday of Ruby Bridges, center

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

TODAY IN RELIGION:

ANTI-SOCIAL NETWORKS:

FREE THE WEED!!!

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:

IN LGBT NEWS:

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

FOX & FRIENDS IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

THE FALAFEL KING IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

TUCKER FUCKER CARLSON IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

OUTNUMBERED IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

IN INNER SPACE:

IN OUTER SPACE:

VIDEO DU JOUR:

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