Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, April 25, 2014

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

IN LGBT NEWS:

Gay veteran, 74, denied burial
with spouse because of Idaho law

GET THE FRACK OUT OF HERE:

In Landmark Ruling, Jury Says
Fracking Company Must Pay
$3 Million To Sickened Family

ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:

Two Former LA Sheriff Deputies Charged With Planting Guns At Marijuana Dispensary

GOP STANDS FOR “GOT OVERLY PLASTERED”

Mormon GOP Senator
Who Claims to Abstain from
Alcohol Arrested for DUI

GUNS, GUNS, GUNS:

What Georgia’s expansive
new pro-gun law does

Georgia Governor Signs Bill
Allowing Guns In Bars,
Churches, Libraries And Schools

IT’S A SERIES OF TUBES:

US proposes pay-for-priority
Internet standards

Net-Neutrality Advocates Angered
by FCC’s Planned New Rules

F.C.C. On Track To Ruin Last Truly Democratic Institution: The Internet

WAR IS HELL, UNLESS YOU’RE A CONTRACTOR:

The Real Winner of the Afghan War
Is This Shady Military Contractor

The State Department paid out $4 billion
to rebuild Afghanistan. Some $2.5 billion of
that went to a single firm with a bad, bad past.

IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS:

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Allege Minimum
Wage Violations In Lawsuit Against Team

$COTU$ WATCH:

Dawsey: The Ban on
Affirmative Action Is About
Preserving the Caste System

8 Times the Supreme Court
Was Bewildered by Technology

WHACKO WATCH:

Libertarian Hero Cliven
Bundy Shockingly Turns
Out to Be Gigantic Racist

Cliven Bundy is part of a long tradition: corporate mooching

Cliven Bundy’s Slavery Delusion

FOX “NEWS” IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox News’ Anti-Gay Selective Outrage In One Chart

Fox Goes Silent On Bundy
After Racist Tirade

Fox’s Krauthammer Blasts Conservatives For Their
Support Of Cliven Bundy

ROGER AILES IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Roger Ailes owns Cliven Bundy now: How dumb opportunism became a right-wing nightmare

Did Roger Ailes Dupe James Rosen,
Or Did Rosen Dupe ‘Merka?

SEAN HANNITY IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Sean Hannity Claims That He
Is The Real Victim of Cliven Bundy’s Racist Comments

Hannity Addresses Bundy on Fox: Comments ‘Downright Racist’ and ‘Bigoted’

Hannity: ‘I Think Jon Stewart Is Extremely Talented and Funny’

LOOFAH LAD IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

O’Reilly on
Bundy Fallout:
‘Be Careful Who
You Partner Up With’

GRETA VAN SUSTEREN IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Greta: ‘I Condemn What Cliven Bundy Said About African Americans’

WRETCHED GRETCHED IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox’s Gretchen Carlson
Shuts Down Democrat’s
Attempt to Bring Up Bundy

BRAIN BRIAN KILMEADE IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade Mocks
His Own Prom Photo,
Says It’s “A Little Gay”

ΤΟ ΜΕΓΑΛΎΤΕΡΟ ΗΛΊΘΙΟΣ TANTAROS IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

Fox’s Tantaros: Supreme Court
Rolling Back Civil Rights Laws Is
What “Martin Luther King Wished For”

CNN IN THE NEWS AGAIN:

President Obama Tears Apart CNN’s Lazy
and Biased Press Conference Question

IN INNER SPACE:

Watch as swarms of micro-robots run around making stuff

TODAY IN ART:

Dozens of Never-Before-
Seen Andy Warhol Works
Found on Floppy Disks

IN BEATLES NEWS:

Paul McCartney sets Aug. 14 Candlestick show

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