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Famed biologist: Religion ‘is dragging us down’ and must be eliminated ‘for the sake of human progress’

Famed biologist: Religion ‘is dragging us down’ and must be eliminated ‘for the sake of human progress’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Biologist E. O. Wilson, who is known as the “the father of sociobiology,” said recently that the Earth was suffering “the death of a thousand cuts” because of religion.
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Say Goodbye To Cadbury: Hershey Gets British Chocolate Imports Banned In America

Chocolate lovers, what do you think?
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Tim Wildmon Insists There Is Nothing In The Bible Calling For Infidels To Be Put To Death

Tim Wildmon Insists There Is Nothing In The Bible Calling For Infidels To Be Put To Death | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On yesterday's broadcast of the "Today's Issues" radio program, American Family Association president Tim Wildmon voiced his displeasure with those "ignorant people" who cl
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Little Boy Who Claimed to Die and Visit Heaven Admits He Made It Up

Little Boy Who Claimed to Die and Visit Heaven Admits He Made It Up | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
There's nothing God hates more than a liar, and that's exactly what Alex Malarkey--protagonist and co-author of The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven--has just copped to being. In an open letter posted on a Christian website Tuesday, the alleged paradise tourist says "I did not die. I did not go to Heaven." Wow, we have a little sinner on our hands.
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Louie Gohmert: Self-Important Idiot Thinks His Opinion Matters

Louie Gohmert: Self-Important Idiot Thinks His Opinion Matters | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, took to the House floor today to warn that “radical Islamic terrorists realize they’re winning” because the Obama administration refuses to blame Islam f
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WATCH: San Diego cop punches EMT at 7-Eleven following ‘f*cking Nazi’ insult

WATCH: San Diego cop punches EMT at 7-Eleven following ‘f*cking Nazi’ insult | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
San Diego, California parking enforcement officer is on trial for allegedly attacking a paramedic and an EMT at a local 7-Eleven store, KGTV-TV reported on Tuesday.
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Paris Anti-Terror Demonstration Is The Biggest March In French History

Paris Anti-Terror Demonstration Is The Biggest March In French History | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"Paris is the capital of the world today," French President François Hollande said.
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Thousands Of Troops To Flood France's Streets

Thousands Of Troops To Flood France's Streets | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
About 10,000 troops will begin guarding sensitive sites around the nation as authorities hunt for an accomplice to last week's terrorist attacks. "The threat is still present," Prime Mini...
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Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic

Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around. When it’s a gay relationship, those words change to ‘pedophile’ and ‘pervert.’
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Gen. Martin Dempsey Calls For Guantanamo Closure, Calling Facility A 'Psychological Scar'

Gen. Martin Dempsey Calls For Guantanamo Closure, Calling Facility A 'Psychological Scar' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On the 13th anniversary of the United States' military prison on the island of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the facility creates "a psychological scar" on the nation and must be closed.

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The Undeniable Ironic Truth Of Fundamentalism Is Clearer Than Ever - YouTube

"As the slaughter at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris reminds us, the phrase “religious extremism” is useless in that it is almost entirely devoid of co...
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'Even if they kill 10 of us, the newspaper will go out next week'

'Even if they kill 10 of us, the newspaper will go out next week' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
'Charlie Hebdo' will be published next week with more cartoons despite 10 employees being killed Wednesday, says a former employee.
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Organizers Of Gov. Jindal's Prayer Rally Retroactively Try To Cover Up Cindy Jacobs' Endorsement

Organizers Of Gov. Jindal's Prayer Rally Retroactively Try To Cover Up Cindy Jacobs' Endorsement | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The night before Gov. Bobby Jindal's "The Response" prayer rally, Rachel Maddow took a look at the "questionable characters" who were promoting Jindal's event, most notably
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Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater

Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After California state regulators shut down 11 fracking wastewater injection wells last July over concerns that the wastewater might have contaminated aquifers used for drinking water and farm irrigation, the EPA ordered a report within 60 days.
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Leonard Pitts Jr.: Religion not exempt from free speech

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Religion not exempt from free speech | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LEONARD PITTS JR.: Pope Francis’ is wrong to if he wants to restrict free speech by making it unacceptable to insult religion.
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America dumbs down: a rising tide of anti-intellectual thinking

America dumbs down: a rising tide of anti-intellectual thinking | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The United States is being overrun by a wave of anti-science, anti-intellectual thinking. Has the most important, powerful nation on Earth lost its mind?
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Florida Airport Hilariously Trolls Donald Trump By Routing Airplanes To Fly Over His Mansion

Florida Airport Hilariously Trolls Donald Trump By Routing Airplanes To Fly Over His Mansion | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Donald Trump is super annoyed with Palm Beach International Airport and has filed a $100 million lawsuit claiming that airport officials routinely route planes to fly over his property.
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Fox pundit: Paris was terrorized because French people have smartphones instead of guns

Fox pundit: Paris was terrorized because French people have smartphones instead of guns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Emily Miller, an investigative reporter for Fox’s DC affiliate, insisted to Fox News on Monday that a recent terrorist attack in Paris was not stopped because the French people carried cellphones, but not guns.
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Muslim drag queens: 'the clubs are busier than ever' – video

Muslim drag queens: 'the clubs are busier than ever' – video | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Meet Ali, a gay Pakistani asylum-seeker preparing for his first performance as a drag queen
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Many Golden Globes Acceptance Speeches Focused On Social Justice, Not Self-Congratulations

Many Golden Globes Acceptance Speeches Focused On Social Justice, Not Self-Congratulations | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"I can and I did," said a tearful Gina Rodriguez. Trans issues, Michael Brown, freedom of speech, the ravages of AIDS, rape survivors, and the role of women were all given a spotlight at ...
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This college instructor has a Master’s degree — and she’s still living in poverty

This college instructor has a Master’s degree — and she’s still living in poverty | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Professor Bolin, or Brianne, as she tells her students to call her, might as well be invisible. When I arrive at the building at Columbia College in Chicago where she teaches composition, I ask the assistant at the front desk how to locate her. “Bolin?” she asks, sounding puzzled, as she scans the faculty list. “I’m sorry, I don’t see that name.” There is no Brianne Bolin to be found, even though she’s taught four classes a year here for the past five years. She doesn’t have a phone extension to her name, never mind an office.
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Newspaper front pages around the world pay tribute to Charlie

Newspaper front pages around the world pay tribute to Charlie | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of the terror attack at the office of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris, newspapers around the world have used Thursday's front pages as a show of defianc...
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