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VIEWPOINT: The Radical Economic Experiment That’s Quietly Keeping The Economy Afloat

VIEWPOINT: The Radical Economic Experiment That’s Quietly Keeping The Economy Afloat | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It hasn’t really made the front pages, but the United States recently began carrying out a massive and nearly unprecedented economic experiment, and 2013 looks to be the year when the results come in.
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Conservatives Launch ReaganBook: 'Facebook For Patriots'

Conservatives Launch ReaganBook: 'Facebook For Patriots' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The president of conservative pro-family group Faith2Action last weekend announced the pre-launch of ReaganBook, a social networking site described as "the Facebook for patriots," according to Right Wing Watch.

Faith2Action President Janet Porter told attendees at the Ohio Liberty Coalition's "Reload 4 Liberty" event that Facebook has been censoring people like anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera.
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Hobby Lobby Allegedly Fired Employee Due to Pregnancy

Hobby Lobby Allegedly Fired Employee Due to Pregnancy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Though the multibillion-dollar, nearly 600-store chain took its legal claim against the federal government all the way to the Supreme Court when it didn’t want to honor the health insurance requirements of the Affordable Care Act, the company forbids its employees from seeking justice in the court of law.
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Glimpses of the long-gone, cool, decaying seediness of 42nd Street

Glimpses of the long-gone, cool, decaying seediness of 42nd Street | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Before it was swept clean and purified with Disney goodness, you could enjoy New York’s 42nd street in all its noisy, colorful, rude, and vivid glory. Mitch O’Connell shares his treasure trove of late 20th century photos.
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"[I]nertia and apprehension are not legitimate bases for denying same-sex couples due process and equal protection of the laws."
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The Rise Of Europe's Religious Right

The Rise Of Europe's Religious Right | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
“For too long a time in Europe, pro-life people did not really say clearly and directly what they believe." After years on the margins of European politics, social conservatives are lear...
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WATCH: Texas open carry advocates fume after ‘skanky topless libtards’ disrupt pro-gun rally

WATCH: Texas open carry advocates fume after ‘skanky topless libtards’ disrupt pro-gun rally | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Come and Take It Texas, a group affiliated with the open carry movement, is complaining that topless protestors are ruining their monthly walks in support of gun rights.

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Anti-Gay Oregon Bakery Makes Cakes for 'Gay Cure' Group

Anti-Gay Oregon Bakery Makes Cakes for 'Gay Cure' Group | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sweet Cakes, the bigoted Oregon bakery that made headlines last year for refusing to serve gay couples, proudly bakes cakes for an "ex-gay" group.
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Rand Paul caught lying about past Civil Rights Act objections

Rand Paul caught lying about past Civil Rights Act objections | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rachel Maddow points out the clear, on-video record of Rand Paul's past objections to the Civil Rights Act, showing he's lying when he denies having held that position.
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Poor doors: the segregation of London's inner-city flat dwellers

Poor doors: the segregation of London's inner-city flat dwellers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Poorer residents in capital's developments forced to use different entrances and facilities
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Dear John Suthers: This is why marriage matters

Dear John Suthers: This is why marriage matters | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
John Suthers' recent decisions mean that a same-sex couple stands in legal limbo waiting to hear if their license to be married will be legally recogniz
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Secretive Turkish Movement Buys U.S. Influence

Secretive Turkish Movement Buys U.S. Influence | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The movement associated with Turkey's Fethullah Gülen is making inroads in U.S. politics.
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Adam Carolla Against Feeding Kids, Wonders Why Conservatives Get Bad Name

"Liberals have taken over the word "conservative" and turned it into a pejorative, says comedian and radio host Adam Carolla. In the latest episode of The Ad...
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Israeli Professor Suggests Rape as 'Terror Deterrent'

Israeli Professor Suggests Rape as 'Terror Deterrent' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An Israeli professor at Bar-Ilan University says the only deterrent to potential terrrorists is ‘the knowledge that their sister or mother will be raped.’
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‘I knew it was wrong’: Christian radio host found guilty of sexually assaulting 12-year-old boy

‘I knew it was wrong’: Christian radio host found guilty of sexually assaulting 12-year-old boy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A 34-year-old former Michigan Christian radio host pleaded guilty on Tuesday of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy and storing images of the attack on his computer, WOOD-TV reported.

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What happens when religious exemptions are pro-choice?

What happens when religious exemptions are pro-choice? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Satanic Temple wants a religious exemption to anti-abortion laws. They're not the only ones.
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Man Cited By Scott Brown's Campaign As Supporter Sends Democrats Racist, Misogynistic Letter

Man Cited By Scott Brown's Campaign As Supporter Sends Democrats Racist, Misogynistic Letter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"I deeply resent your email to me requesting support for the Fascist [sic] c—s you represent," the letter reads. A spokesman for Brown: "We completely disassociate ourselves fr...
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US Fuming Over Israeli Criticism Of Kerry

US Fuming Over Israeli Criticism Of Kerry | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
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Mat Staver Warns That God Will Soon Destroy America, Just Like Pompeii And Sodom And Gomorrah

Mat Staver Warns That God Will Soon Destroy America, Just Like Pompeii And Sodom And Gomorrah | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Liberty Counsel chairman Mat Staver recently took a cruise with his wife during which they visited the ancient city of Pompeii, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E. and it
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‘Death Panels, She Wrote’: Announcement of Palin’s channel brings out the snark on Twitter

‘Death Panels, She Wrote’: Announcement of Palin’s channel brings out the snark on Twitter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Sunday night announcement  of the launch of Sarah Palin’s new news channel brought out the wits and wags on Twitter Monday morning as they began compiling names for potential programing on the fledgling network.

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Conservatives and the Transgender Time Warp

Conservatives and the Transgender Time Warp | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Social conservatives were caught off-guard by the transgender community's sudden increase in visibility - so to fight back, they're frantically rummaging through the junk drawer of anti-gay propaganda.
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Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction, Study Finds

Children Exposed To Religion Have Difficulty Distinguishing Fact From Fiction, Study Finds | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By Shadee Ashtari   Young children who are exposed to religion have a hard time differentiating between fact and fiction, according to a new study published in the July issue of Cognitive Scie...
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Obama is about to make phone unlocking legal.

Obama is about to make phone unlocking legal. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Finally.
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Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide

Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
With stores near military bases across the country, the retailer USA Discounters offers easy credit to service members. But when those loans go bad, the company uses the local courts near its Virginia headquarters to file suits by the thousands.
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Hey, gun nuts: Shooting someone who is running away in the back is not self-defense

Hey, gun nuts: Shooting someone who is running away in the back is not self-defense | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Another brave American, who is totally brave because guns make you big and brave and manly through osmosis, has taken another life

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Extremist Rabbi Issues Ruling Saying Jewish Law Permits Destruction of Gaza

Extremist Rabbi Issues Ruling Saying Jewish Law Permits Destruction of Gaza | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rabbi Dov Lior, a leading West Bank rabbi who endorsed a book justifying the killing of non-Jews, issued a religious ruling saying that Jewish law permits the destruction of Gaza to keep southern Israel safe.
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