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Akin apologizes: ‘I was talking about forcible rape’ | The Raw Story

Akin apologizes: ‘I was talking about forcible rape’ | The Raw Story | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

“I was talking about forcible rape,” Akin said. “It was absolutely the wrong word. … I’ve known people who have been raped. I don’t know any who have been raped and it turned out to end in pregnancy, but I know that happens too.”

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Behind The FBI's Largest Undercover Bribe To A Public Official, A Tale...

Behind The FBI's Largest Undercover Bribe To A Public Official, A Tale... | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Our get-it-now economy depends on enormous, futuristic warehouses — but the people who live in their shadows face lung-stunting pollution and, in some cases, political corruption.
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Flemish Catholics react to Bishops’ Synod

Flemish Catholics react to Bishops’ Synod | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A meeting of the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Synod in Rome has rejected proposals to soften the Church’s line on homosexuality and divorce. The decision has been met with disappointment by progressive clergy such as the Bishop of Antwerp Johan Bonny.
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Rand Paul's Bill Maher Problem

Rand Paul's Bill Maher Problem | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The famously liberal HBO host flirted with the idea of voting for the libertarian for president—until he looked at his whole record. That's going to happen to blacks and youth the senator hopes to court.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pens Scathing Dissent On Texas Voter ID Law

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pens Scathing Dissent On Texas Voter ID Law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a six-page dissent early Saturday morning, blasting the court's decision to allow Texas to use its new voter ID law in the November elections. She was joined in the dissent by Justices Elena Kagan and ...
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Meet Idaho's Most Outspoken Anti-Gay Bigots and Their Hateful Truck: VIDEO

Meet Idaho's Most Outspoken Anti-Gay Bigots and Their Hateful Truck: VIDEO | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Boise, Idaho-area couple Justin and Melanie Sease are driving around in a car painted with phrases like "HOMOSEXUALITY is a sin & a abomination", "Just Say NO to Gay Marriage", and "GOD'S NOT DEAD".
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Amazon’s Wal-Mart problem: Why low wages, working conditions and disdain for culture will hurt us all

Amazon’s Wal-Mart problem: Why low wages, working conditions and disdain for culture will hurt us all | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Amazon drives down wages, avoids taxes and destroys intellectual life, while profiting from government subsidies
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Rome mayor registers 16 gay marriages in open defiance of Italy’s government

ROME -- The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad in open defiance of Italy's government. Gay marriage is illegal in Italy. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano recently sent a notice to local prefects saying any registrations of gay marriages ...
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Republican Stupidity is Getting People Killed (video)

Republican Stupidity is Getting People Killed (video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
This country has serious problems and they demand serious people willing to do what's necessary to protect the people in this country from the bubonic stupidity of republican politicians!
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Jenny McCarthy: ‘Lemon Juice Cures Ebola’

Jenny McCarthy: ‘Lemon Juice Cures Ebola’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jenny McCarthy claimed today that drinking large amounts of lemon juice cures ebola. In an interview on The Today Show this morning, the former Playboy model and renowned medical expert was asked her opinion of the deadly hemorrhagic fever, which has devastated West Africa and threatens the ...
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Conservative Cardinal Who Clashed With Pope Francis Confirms He Has Been Ousted

Conservative Cardinal Who Clashed With Pope Francis Confirms He Has Been Ousted | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The head of the Catholic Church's highest court speaks to BuzzFeed News from the Vatican.

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These 5 Scary Obamacare Predictions Were Dead Wrong

These 5 Scary Obamacare Predictions Were Dead Wrong | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage industry for conservative politicians and talking heads since the Affordable Care Act passed in 2010.

Sometimes the Obamacare haters resolutely hel...
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LinkedIn Accused Of Secretly Selling Your Professional Data To Potential Employers

LinkedIn Accused Of Secretly Selling Your Professional Data To Potential Employers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LinkedIn faces legal troubles after users claim the social site sold their work history with potential employers without their permission.
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Here's the Steamy Gay Office Scene from Thursday's 'How to Get Away with Murder': VIDEO

Shonda Rhimes's new Thursday night ABC show How To Get Away with Murder promised a lot of gay sex and has been delivering on those promises.

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Ebola screening to be introduced at Zaventem

Ebola screening to be introduced at Zaventem | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Passengers arriving from countries in West Africa that have been hit by the current outbreak are to be screened for the virus on their arrival at Zaventem Airport, near Brussels.
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Jan Brewer's Rant Against Marriage Equality Is Made Uglier By The Response Of A McCain

Jan Brewer's Rant Against Marriage Equality Is Made Uglier By The Response Of A McCain | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jan Brewer's hateful attack on marriage equality in Arizona is out-of-step with the times and with the public. A sane counterpoint was provided by John McCain's daughter Meghan.
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American Whistleblowers in Prison and in Exile

American Whistleblowers in Prison and in Exile | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Now that the verdict is in for Bradley Manning, Edward Snowden has been awarded asylum in Russia. The Manning conviction on six counts of espionage showed clearly that Snowden has a well-founded fear of persecution in the United States. Although he w...
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U.S. Pro-Coup Evangelicals Ally With Putin Inner Circle

U.S. Pro-Coup Evangelicals Ally With Putin Inner Circle | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Cutting against growing tensions between the United States and Russia, influential and politically well-connected, Tea Party-aligned American evangelical leaders – including one who has called fora “military takeover” – who hold dominionist or even theocratic political leanings and are tied to former high-level U.S. military and intelligence community members, have over the past decade allied with one of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s closest political allies, Vladimir Yakunin.

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Vatican Fashion Leader Removed From Influential Post

Vatican Fashion Leader Removed From Influential Post | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Pope Francis has removed Cardinal Raymond Burke, a leading conservative culture warrior and fashion icon, from his place on a top Vatican congregation.
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Atheist jailed for denying ‘higher power’ in Calif. drug rehab gets $2M | Al Jazeera America

Atheist jailed for denying ‘higher power’ in Calif. drug rehab gets $2M | Al Jazeera America | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Barry Hazle Jr. sued state and treatment center for violating his religious liberty
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Some Fear Ebola Outbreak Could Make Nation Turn to Science

Some Fear Ebola Outbreak Could Make Nation Turn to Science | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Leading anti-science activists expressed their concern that the American people might desperately look to science to save the day.
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Conservative 'Christian' Tries To Use The Hobby Lobby Defense To Avoid Paying Taxes

Conservative 'Christian' Tries To Use The Hobby Lobby Defense To Avoid Paying Taxes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A conservative "Christian" pastor is using the Hobby Lobby defense in an effort to escape paying $1.1 million in back taxes that he and his wife have owed the federal government for 20 years.
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Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Makes Possibly the Most Absurd Comments Concerning Ebola Yet (Audio)

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert Makes Possibly the Most Absurd Comments Concerning Ebola Yet (Audio) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
No, this isn't satire, Louie Gohmert really is this dumb.
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A Letter to the People Who Hate Us Because of What Happened to Our Gay Son

A Letter to the People Who Hate Us Because of What Happened to Our Gay Son | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
For those of you who are determined that we suffer and be held accountable for our mistakes, we can only say that the pain of knowing how deeply we wronged our son and not being able to sit down across from him and ask for his forgiveness is agony be...
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CNN Defends New Slogan - The New Yorker

CNN Defends New Slogan - The New Yorker | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jeff Zucker attempted to defuse the brewing controversy over his decision to change CNN’s official slogan to “Holy Crap, We’re All Gonna Die.”
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