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Cops Can Get Snapchat Photos-- Is It Really Private?

"The photo-sharing app Snapchat has admitted to handing over to American law enforcement agencies images not yet seen by its users. In a blogpost on Monday, ...
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While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar

While You Were Getting Worked Up Over Oil Prices, This Just Happened to Solar | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Gone are the days when solar panels were an exotic plaything of Earth-loving rich people. Solar may be cheaper than average electricity-bill prices in 47 U.S. states -- in 2016.
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Israel’s closure of Al-Aqsa mosque a ‘declaration of war,’ Palestinian president says

Israel’s closure of Al-Aqsa mosque a ‘declaration of war,’ Palestinian president says | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Israel’s closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a “declaration of war,” Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday.
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Georgia GOP county chair accused of attempted rape after crime is broadcast live on Skype

Georgia GOP county chair accused of attempted rape after crime is broadcast live on Skype | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The chair of a county Republican Party in Georgia was recently arrested after he was allegedly broadcast on Skype sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a woman.
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What The Hell Have Republicans Really Done For Conservative Voters?

What The Hell Have Republicans Really Done For Conservative Voters? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
What has the Republican party done for conservative voters? Has this "trickle-down" economics made them rich? Is it women's rights? Gun rights? Really? Enlighten me.
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Man Claims He Wanted To Save Teen From Being Molested… By Molesting Him

Man Claims He Wanted To Save Teen From Being Molested… By Molesting Him | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Stephen Joseph Schulz (pictured) says he was only trying to help. No, really. Seriously. There was absolutely, positively nothing sinister about the raunchy M4M Craigslist ad with which he used to entice an underage teen into meeting him. The 56-year-old Minnesota man is accused of posting more than 10 M4M personal ads, advertising himself as a 45-year-old male looking for "some…
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Florida Reporter Slams Rick Scott on Marriage Equality

Florida Reporter Slams Rick Scott on Marriage Equality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Michael Putney, a veteran reporter in Miami, slammed Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott on live TV for Scott's "appalling" refusal to take responsibility for his role in preventing marriage equality.
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Climate change may be shrinking goats ... and could lead to less bacon

Climate change may be shrinking goats ... and could lead to less bacon | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By RYAN GORMAN

The effects of climate change on goats could lead to a bacon shortage in the future.

Wild mountain goats in Italy are...
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Weather Channel Founder Has Category 5 Ignorance On Climate Change

"John Coleman, meteorologist and co-founder of The Weather Channel, told Megyn Kelly tonight that he doesn’t believe global warming is real and laughed out l...
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GOP-led Purge Threat to 3.5 Million Voters: Al Jazeera Exposé

GOP-led Purge Threat to 3.5 Million Voters: Al Jazeera Exposé | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voter rolls, especially targeting minority voters.
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Jerk States Refuse To Admit They’ve Lost On Marriage

Jerk States Refuse To Admit They’ve Lost On Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nobody likes a sore loser, which is exactly what dreadful governors like Idaho's Butch Otter and Sam Brownback of Kansas are being right now. Look, you intolerable bigots: you've lost. Marriage equality is happening. It's not going to hurt anyone, it makes this country a better place, and standing in the way just makes you…
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Enormous Rubber Sex Toy Found In Sacred Cave In Thailand Causes Village Uproar

Enormous Rubber Sex Toy Found In Sacred Cave In Thailand Causes Village Uproar | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Villagers in Krabi, Thailand, a small town on the west coast of southern Thailand at the mouth of the Krabi River, are in an uproar after someone left a large, factory-made dildo in their sacred cave. The offending item, which local media have described as "a large, pink faded sex toy," was discovered in the Phra Nang Cave,…
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SC anti-gay activist acknowledges that marriage equality will come to the Palmetto State

SC anti-gay activist acknowledges that marriage equality will come to the Palmetto State | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It's hard to believe but in my eight years of blogging, I don't think I have ever written a lot of posts on the anti-gay religious right group in my state of South Carolina, the Palmetto Family Council.
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Hacking Tops List of Crimes Americans Worry About Most

Hacking Tops List of Crimes Americans Worry About Most | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Almost seven in 10 Americans worry about theft of the credit card information they have used in stores, higher than their worry about any of a list of 13 crimes. Almost as many worry about having their smartphones or computers hacked.

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Religious Right Journalist Warns That Halloween Is 'Very Demonic, Very Evil' (VIDEO)

Religious Right Journalist Warns That Halloween Is 'Very Demonic, Very Evil' (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jennifer LeClaire of Charisma Magazine warns her fellow religious right members of the dangers of Halloween, making a fool of herself in the process.
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Jon Stewart shreds ‘robber baron’ Koch brothers for buying ad time during his show

Jon Stewart shreds ‘robber baron’ Koch brothers for buying ad time during his show | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Since Koch Industries decided to buy advertising time during The Daily Show this week, host Jon Stewart said, his team decided to give Charles and David Koch their money’s worth by making “adjustments” to their commercial.
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David Barton Claims 'Inalienable Right' To Exclusively Heterosexual Marriage: VIDEO

David Barton Claims 'Inalienable Right' To Exclusively Heterosexual Marriage: VIDEO | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Anti-gay wingnut and historical revisionist David Barton is back with more crazy talk as he demonstrates that he still has no understanding of how the U.S.'s non-theocratic legals system works.
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NOM Spends Over $100K To Support Anti-Gay North Carolina Senate Candidate Thom Tillis: VIDEO

NOM Spends Over $100K To Support Anti-Gay North Carolina Senate Candidate Thom Tillis: VIDEO | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The National Organization for Marriage has wheedled its way into the tight North Carolina senate race this week, spending $117,000 on postcard mailers alone to support Republican candidate Thom Tillis.

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Stephen Colbert rips Rep. Louie Gohmert for homophobic comments about gays in the military

Stephen Colbert rips Rep. Louie Gohmert for homophobic comments about gays in the military | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Recently, Congressman Louie Gohmert made an absolutely stupid comment that gays shouldn't serve in the military because massages would make them susceptible to terrorists.
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Looking at Day One of the Southern Baptist's anti-LGBT conference

Looking at Day One of the Southern Baptist's anti-LGBT conference | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
GLAAD's Jeremy Hooper reports back on day one of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission.
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Georgia Republican Candidate Declares Intent To Prosecute Democrats If He Wins Senate Bid (VIDEO)

Georgia Republican Candidate Declares Intent To Prosecute Democrats If He Wins Senate Bid (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Since the GOP is interested in "prosecuting" Democrats for doing absolutely nothing wrong, perhaps it's time to revisit prosecuting the Bush Administration for war crimes. After all, two can play a...
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‘Young Turks’ rip ‘moron’ Sarah Palin for comparing climate change to eugenics

‘Young Turks’ rip ‘moron’ Sarah Palin for comparing climate change to eugenics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The hosts of The Young Turks mocked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Tuesday for her attempt to dismiss climate change as “bad science” like the eugenics scares of the 20th century.
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'Reaganistan' Secession Author Reportedly Fired From Columnist Gig

'Reaganistan' Secession Author Reportedly Fired From Columnist Gig | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

| The former Ronald Reagan aide who's out with a book calling for southern states to secede from the union has reportedly been dropped from his gig as a columnist for the Tampa Tribune.

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Ted Olson: We've Passed 'Point of No Return' on Marriage

Ted Olson: We've Passed 'Point of No Return' on Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Conservative Republican mega-lawyer and marriage equality advocate Ted Olson says recent moves by the Supreme Court show we've passed the "point of no return" on marriage.
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5th Circuit schedules hearings in appeals of Texas, Louisiana gay marriage rulings

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Monday scheduled oral arguments in the appeals of same-sex marriage rulings from Texas and Louisiana. The court set arguments for both cases to be heard during the week of January 5, 2015.
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CDC Issues New Guidelines for Ebola Quarantines

U.S. health officials recommend voluntary, at-home quarantine for travelers from West Africa, including health care workers, who are at highest risk for comi...
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