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David Brooks: Mitt Romney Is 'The Least Popular Candidate In History'

David Brooks: Mitt Romney Is 'The Least Popular Candidate In History' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After a rocky week that saw plenty of conservatives break away from Mitt Romney, New York Times columnist David Brooks summed up the state of affairs on Sunday.
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Fox guest: Promoting church-state separation at Easter like carrying ‘God Hates F*gs’ sign

Fox guest: Promoting church-state separation at Easter like carrying ‘God Hates F*gs’ sign | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In a Fox News segment called The Unholy War on Easter, a field director from Faith and Freedom Foundation decried the lack of “class” exhibited by a separation of church and state group, comparing them to the infamous anti-gay Westboro church.
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Creationist Carl Kerby insists dinosaurs were on Noah’s Ark: They took the younger ones

Creationist Carl Kerby insists dinosaurs were on Noah’s Ark: They took the younger ones | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

One of the founding border members of the Creationist organization Answers in Genesis believes that dinosaurs accompanied Noah on his Ark as the entire world was flooded by God.

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The world's dumbest idea: Taxing solar energy

The world's dumbest idea: Taxing solar energy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Solar power is not just any energy source. It could be the key to saving civilization.
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Steve Malzberg Says Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy Was Deliberately Timed To Benefit Hillary's Presidential Campaign

Steve Malzberg Says Chelsea Clinton's Pregnancy Was Deliberately Timed To Benefit Hillary's Presidential Campaign | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Chelsea Clinton announced that she and her husband are expecting their first child, which also means that Bill and Hillary Clinton will be welcoming their first grandchild right as the form
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Rachel Maddow: Kentucky Democrats forced Rand Paul into a corner by rejecting ‘LBJ law’

Rachel Maddow: Kentucky Democrats forced Rand Paul into a corner by rejecting ‘LBJ law’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) might now be forced to choose not only which political office he wants most, but which kind of political figure he wants to be, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Thursday.
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Bombshell: Study Ties Epic California Drought, ‘Frigid East’ To Manmade Climate Change

Bombshell: Study Ties Epic California Drought, ‘Frigid East’ To Manmade Climate Change | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A major new study finds “there is a traceable anthropogenic warming footprint in the enormous intensity of the anomalous ridge during winter 2013-14, the associated drought and its intensity.” So as long as we fail to reverse carbon pollution trends, California droughts will keep getting worse.
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Earth-size, ‘Goldilocks-zone’ planet found in distant solar system - The Washington Post

Earth-size, ‘Goldilocks-zone’ planet found in distant solar system - The Washington Post | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Kepler-186f, 500 light-years away, meets what researchers believe are two basic requirements for life.
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It's simple: criminalize revenge porn, or let men punish women they don't like

It's simple: criminalize revenge porn, or let men punish women they don't like | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mary Anne Franks and Danielle Citron: No one should have to fear that the price of intimacy will be a ruined life. And the law can help
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Birther Leader Joseph Farah Freaks Out After Obama Makes Birth Certificate Joke

Birther Leader Joseph Farah Freaks Out After Obama Makes Birth Certificate Joke | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WorldNetDaily editor Joseph Farah was at the forefront of the birther movement for several years until he suddenly denied ever playing a role in it when he realized that his central claim — that
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5 Reasons We Do Not Live Under Tyranny

5 Reasons We Do Not Live Under Tyranny | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
These five easily identified factors of modern American life thoroughly debunk any argument that we live under a tyrannical government's rule.
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Rachel Maddow: Why is the U.S. so reluctant to confront its own right-wing terrorists?

Rachel Maddow: Why is the U.S. so reluctant to confront its own right-wing terrorists? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Tuesday night on her MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow discussed the real threat of violence from right-wing extremists here in the U.S. as opposed to Islamic terrorism, which most Americans are much more afraid of.

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Trans Activists And Drag Queens Agree: Logo’s “She-Mail” Ban Went Too Far

Trans Activists And Drag Queens Agree: Logo’s “She-Mail” Ban Went Too Far | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Logo TV announced this week that it would pull the iconic "You've Got She-Mail" phrase from further episodes of RuPaul's Drag Race, apologizing for being "insensitive" after an Advocate blogger blasted RuPaul for using what she believed to be a "transphobic slur." Though the show has used the phrase to precede announcements given by RuPaul…
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Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The law will stymie the efforts of activists in Oklahoma City to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
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Tea Party Nation Now Promoting Operation American Spring

Tea Party Nation Now Promoting Operation American Spring | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Operation American Spring, the far-right, militia-aligned group that’s planning a pro-coup rally next month to force President Obama out of office by shutting down Washington D.C., got a shout-o
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Nearly 100 recent homicides linked to users of Stormfront white supremacist site, SPLC says

Nearly 100 recent homicides linked to users of Stormfront white supremacist site, SPLC says | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A white supremacist charged with killing three people near two Jewish community facilities in suburban Kansas City this week posted more than 12,000 messages on a racist website which carries the slogan “No Jews, Just Right,” according to an organization that tracks hate groups.

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If This Colbert Clip Doesn't Make You Laugh Out Loud...Nothing Will (VIDEO)

If This Colbert Clip Doesn't Make You Laugh Out Loud...Nothing Will (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
I'm not sure if it's the the piece itself, or his priceless reaction that I love so much, but every time I watch it, I cannot help but laugh out loud.
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Fox’s Todd Starnes accuses college president calling for more diversity of ‘ethnic cleansing’

Fox’s Todd Starnes accuses college president calling for more diversity of ‘ethnic cleansing’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Fox News contributor Todd Starnes accused Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard of advocating for “ethnic cleansing” at the school after the official made a public statement calling for a more diverse student body.
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Gun Nuts Take The Insanity A Step Further, Call For A ‘Shot Heard Around The U.S.’ Day

Gun Nuts Take The Insanity A Step Further, Call For A ‘Shot Heard Around The U.S.’ Day | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Tea Party nuts from Overpasses for America are calling for all gun owners to fire their weapons at the same time on April 19th as a political statement.
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Virginia High Court Rules Deniers Have No Right To Climate Scientists’ Emails

Virginia High Court Rules Deniers Have No Right To Climate Scientists’ Emails | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
“The Court’s decision signals to scientists at public universities that the pursuit of scientific knowledge will be protected in Virginia, no matter how their research results might be received.”
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This Affordable, Efficient Mass Transit Technology Is Now Illegal in Tennessee

This Affordable, Efficient Mass Transit Technology Is Now Illegal in Tennessee | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Lawmakers just passed a bill making Bus Rapid Transit illegal in the state of Tennessee. And if a conservative advocacy movement gets its way, that's just the beginning.
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New Hampshire lawmakers fail to abolish capital punishment after deadlocked vote

New Hampshire lawmakers fail to abolish capital punishment after deadlocked vote | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) – New Hampshire’s Senate failed to repeal the death penalty on Thursday, in a vote that capped weeks of emotional debate while focusing attention on the state’s lone death row inmate.
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Meet the next Sarah Palin

Meet the next Sarah Palin | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is petty, vindictive, and weak on policy. Sound familiar?
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Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent

Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Bryan Fischer, the director of Issues Analysis for the fundamentalist American Family Association (AFA), said on Tuesday that people who used welfare and other government services needed to “kiss the ground” beneath the richest 1 percent of Americans.

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Ken Blackwell Falsely Claims African Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Marriage Equality

Ken Blackwell Falsely Claims African Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Marriage Equality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Before the 2012 election, many conservative pundits, including Ken Blackwell of the Family Research Council, predicted that African American voters would turn on President Obama because of his support
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Missouri Mayor Says He 'Kind Of Agreed' With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter

Missouri Mayor Says He 'Kind Of Agreed' With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The mayor of a small Missouri town has mostly nice things to say about the white supremacist accused of killing three people at Jewish facilities last weekend.
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