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Court finds S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley violated civil rights by arresting Occupy protesters

Court finds S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley violated civil rights by arresting Occupy protesters | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) could be sued for violating the civil rights of Occupy Columbia protesters who were removed from the Statehouse grounds and arrested in 2011.

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Cliven Bundy denies making pro-slavery comments, then repeats them

Cliven Bundy denies making pro-slavery comments, then repeats them | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy denied he was a racist Thursday after The New York Times quoted him unfavorably comparing social programs to slavery.

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Bundy: 'I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro...'

Bundy: 'I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro...' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The right chose to take a leap, and now they're associated with Mr. "They Never Learned How To Pick Cotton" and his well-armed friends.
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North Korea's fashion police

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Unwritten rules on personal style are enforced by a small army of young communists, but that doesn't stop a few fashionistas from pushing the boundaries
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Russian puppet in Ukraine explains why he kindapped US journalist

Russian puppet in Ukraine explains why he kindapped US journalist | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Russian puppet Vyachislav Ponomaryov kidnapped US journalist Simon Ostrovsky in Ukraine, appears to be holding him hostage, possibly because he's Jewish.
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Hasidic ‘neighborhood watch’ members indicted in gang assault on gay man

Hasidic ‘neighborhood watch’ members indicted in gang assault on gay man | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Five men who prosecutors said were members with a Hasidic neighborhood watch group in Brooklyn were indicted on Wednesday in connection with a brutal beating of a gay black man in December.
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New Records Reveal IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party

New Records Reveal IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
New information that the IRS actually targeted progressive groups more than the Tea Party should put this issue to rest once and for all.
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The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again

The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Ever heard of geocentrism? It’s the belief that the Earth is at the center of the universe and that the sun - and everything else in creation - revolves around the Earth.
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Marriage Opposition Plummeting in the GOP

Marriage Opposition Plummeting in the GOP | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The sea change on LGBT rights is happening across all demographic groups, including the group most stubbornly resistant to embracing equality: Republicans.
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A Very Simple Comic Explaining Freedom Of Speech

A Very Simple Comic Explaining Freedom Of Speech | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Whatever your opinion of the resignation of former Mozilla leader Brendan Eich is, it’s important to realize that the religious right’s complaints about Eich’s freedom of speech being trampled on are just as hollow as all the rest of their complaints

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Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer)

Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When husband-and-wife directing team Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler approached Barney Frank about making a documentary, their pitch sounded lighthearted. In late 2011, Frank was preparing to r...
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Only Four States Have Unchallenged Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Only Four States Have Unchallenged Same-Sex Marriage Bans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Washington Post recently made the interesting observation that there are only 5 states in the U.S. (now, four, given Lambda Legal's lawsuit announced today in Georgia) where statewide bans on same-sex marriage have gone unchallenged

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Rachel Maddow: Oklahoma’s ‘sun tax’ law means it’s a threat to Koch Brothers’ allies

Rachel Maddow: Oklahoma’s ‘sun tax’ law means it’s a threat to Koch Brothers’ allies | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Monday that Oklahoma’s new law essentially fining homeowners who install solar energy panels, while disappointing, represented an advance of sorts for champions of renewable energy.
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LGBT community faces another legislative loss

LGBT community faces another legislative loss | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LGBT community faces another legislative loss LSU The Reveille Louisiana's LGBT community faced another legislative defeat last week with the termination of a bill that would have repealed the controversial crimes against nature law, sometimes...
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*** MUST SEE ***Pale Blue Dot - Animation

I've been enrolled in illustration at Sheridan College for the the last 4 years and this is my final thesis project. I have always thought of Carl Sagan's writings…
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Jon Stewart Escalates Feud With Hannity: 'This Sh*t Is Out There' (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart Escalates Feud With Hannity: 'This Sh*t Is Out There' (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jon Stewart admitted Wednesday night that he was indeed obsessed with Fox News host Sean Hannity's show -- in the way one obsesses about something that seems to have come out of a "more medieval time."
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No Republican president since Eisenhower has been legitimately elected

No Republican president since Eisenhower has been legitimately elected | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Has treason been behind many of our presidential election results? Is Thom Harmann right, do Republicans regularly commit treason to gain power?
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Ore. same-sex marriage ban gets day in court, but no one’s there to defend it

Ore. same-sex marriage ban gets day in court, but no one’s there to defend it | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
EUGENE, Ore. -- Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples and the state of Oregon are urging a federal judge to strike down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
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Anti-gay Section 28 is back in UK schools, teachers warn

Anti-gay Section 28 is back in UK schools, teachers warn | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
At least 48 schools were found to have Russia-style homophobic policies with the re-introduction of PM Thatcher’s rule banning the ‘promotion of homosexuality'
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Mantis Shrimp-Inspired Material is Stronger than Airplanes

Mantis Shrimp-Inspired Material is Stronger than Airplanes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
  The mighty, mighty mantis shrimp is a colorful and fearsome predator that can smash its opponent (and aquariums walls) to pieces using its arms that are covered with hard exoskeleton. Researchers hoping to harness its power have now created a material that’s stronger than what’s used in airplane frames.    
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The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest

The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After three decades of slow growth, middle-class incomes in the U.S. appear to trail those of Canada. Poor Americans now make less than the poor in several other countries.
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Crucial issues in HIV/AIDS overlooked by cable evening news

Crucial issues in HIV/AIDS overlooked by cable evening news | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Despite significant progress and set-backs in the treatment of the HIV/AIDS, reporting on these stories have been sparse at best by Cable Evening News.
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Cliven Bundy is a seditious liar, not a patriot

Cliven Bundy is a seditious liar, not a patriot | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The real story of Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher trying to launch a range war with the Federal gov't, who doesn't recognize the US govt. "as even existing."
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Rafael Cruz Falsely Claims San Antonio Banned Pastors From Preaching From The Bible

Rafael Cruz Falsely Claims San Antonio Banned Pastors From Preaching From The Bible | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Speaking on a Tea Party Unity conference call last week, Rafael Cruz said that pastors in San Antonio can be fined for preaching from the Bible, a patently false claim but part of a larger Religious R
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BREAKING: Federal judge denies NOM’s attempt to delay oral arguments

BREAKING: Federal judge denies NOM’s attempt to delay oral arguments | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Oregon United for Marriage is the campaign to win the freedom to marry in Oregon!
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President Pressured to Use Pen for LGBT Workers

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President Pressured to Use Pen for LGBT Workers
Roll Call (blog)
The issue is job bias against LGBT people.
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