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U.S. Geological Survey: Warmer Springs Causing Loss Of Snow Cover Throughout The Rocky Mountains

U.S. Geological Survey: Warmer Springs Causing Loss Of Snow Cover Throughout The Rocky Mountains | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A new U.S.Geological Survey study finds, “Warmer spring temperatures since 1980 are causing an estimated 20 percent loss of snow cover across the Rocky Mountains of western North America.” The USGS explains, “The new study builds upon a previous USGS...
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The most frightening candidate I’ve met in seven years interviewing congressional hopefuls

The most frightening candidate I’ve met in seven years interviewing congressional hopefuls | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Yes, the GOP will keep House, but wannabes like Lenar Whitney won’t help it shake its poor image.
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Obama to Republicans: Stop being mad all the time, stop just hatin’ all the time

Obama to Republicans: Stop being mad all the time, stop just hatin’ all the time | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) – President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans for confounding his agenda to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to “stop just hatin’ all the time.”

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Watch Pres. Obama: ‘If You’re a Strong Man, You Shouldn’t Feel Threatened by Strong Women.’

Watch Pres. Obama: ‘If You’re a Strong Man, You Shouldn’t Feel Threatened by Strong Women.’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Pres. Obama fielded a question from a young African woman recently about America’s commitment to gender equality around the world. The President emphasized his whole-hearted support of gender equality, including condemning gender violence and explaining...
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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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NRA lobbyist: Anti-gun Jews support policies that could create another Holocaust

NRA lobbyist: Anti-gun Jews support policies that could create another Holocaust | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A lobbyist for the National Rifle Association compared a Washington state campaign to require criminal background checks for gun show sales to Nazi Germany.

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Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says

Pope Francis sounds too much like Obama to be honored by Congress, Republican says | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A bipartisan congressional resolution that would honor Pope Francis before his potential appearance in Philadelphia next year may not be acted upon because of Republican worries that the pontiff is perceived as being “too liberal,” The Hill reports.

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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

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“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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