Headlines Du Jour ► Wednesday, February 26, 2014
We can blame this for Sarah Palin.

Today you can pull on your jeans one leg at a time, because it’s the birthday of Levi Strauss, born on this day in 1829. He would have loved the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear:

1815Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba.
1917 – The Original Dixieland Jass Band records the first jazz record, for the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York.
1920 – The first German Expressionist film and early horror movie, Robert Wiene‘s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, receives its première in Berlin.
1935Adolf Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to be re-formed, violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
1952Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canadian-born Governor-General of Canada.

Here’s today’s Headlines Du Jour:


LGBT NEWS:

Fox News Criticizes The Anti-Gay “Jim Crow
Laws” It Helped Promote

Challenged By Anderson Cooper To Provide One Example To Justify Anti-Gay Bill, Arizona Senator Comes Up Empty

Pat Buchanan Says Conservative Christians Are True Victims in Arizona

GOP Lobbyist Behind Anti-Gay NFL Bill Has A Gay Brother

Black Gays Make Up Largest Share Of LGBT Community, Survey Shows

TODAY IN HEALTH CARE:

Father delivers baby after hospital staff abandons him

TODAY’S EDITION OF COPS GONE WILD, THE CANADIAN EDITION:

Hamilton police sergeant pleads guilty to sexual charges

COLD CASE FILE SOLVED:

A 45-Year Old Jimi Hendrix Photo Mystery Gets Solved


FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

“Welcome To Obama’s America,” Where You Can Use Food Stamps At Strip Clubs, According To Fox

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly calls on
Panetta to testify (again) on Benghazi

Bill O’Reilly asks about La Jolla’s seals

LEGGY MEGGY IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Watch: FOXNews’s Megyn Kelly is Forced
to Cut Off an Obamacare Truth-Teller

VIDEO DU JOUR:


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