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Vulnerable Republicans Are Already Taking Tea Party Heat For Their Shutdown Votes

Vulnerable Republicans Are Already Taking Tea Party Heat For Their Shutdown Votes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The fight in Washington over funding the government may be over for now, but the political fallout for GOP incumbents has only just begun.
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FOX Guest Calls Missouri Teen A Liar: ‘I’m Not Saying She Deserved To Be Raped, But…’

FOX Guest Calls Missouri Teen A Liar: ‘I’m Not Saying She Deserved To Be Raped, But…’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
FOX invited criminal defense attorney Joseph DiBenedetto to offer a viewpoint which turned out to be victim-blaming - mind you - a 14-year-old victim.
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Congress must OK return of money Colorado used to reopen national park

Congress must OK return of money Colorado used to reopen national park | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Interior Department lawyers said Thursday that Congress will have to explicitly authorize reimbursement to states, including Colorado, that decided to re-open national parks during the partial government shutdown.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Creationism is fine ‘as long as you don’t confuse it with actual science’

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Creationism is fine ‘as long as you don’t confuse it with actual science’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Wednesday on his radio show “Star Talk,” astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed a reader’s query about the Creation Museum and the theory of a “Young Earth,” which is part of the Christian Creationist myth, the idea that the Earth is only a few thousand years old.

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Federal Workers Won't Get Back Pay Until End Of Month

Federal Workers Won't Get Back Pay Until End Of Month | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Federal workers will not receive back pay until the end of October, leaving many employees who were furloughed as a result of the government shutdown without a paycheck for an entire month.
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Rachel Maddow Explains How the GOP Got Nothing Out of Their Shutdown: VIDEO

Rachel Maddow Explains How the GOP Got Nothing Out of Their Shutdown: VIDEO | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Rachel Maddow takes apart the last 16 days of government shutdown, and its aftermath.

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McCain: Louie Gohmert Has 'No Intelligence'

McCain: Louie Gohmert Has 'No Intelligence' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) threw verbal punches at each other Wednesday night and Thursday morning, respectively, in an ongoing tiff between the two lawmakers.
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The Republican defeat in the budget deal was complete and total

The Republican defeat in the budget deal was complete and total | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The one provision they won is a zero-burger.
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Allen West: 'Usurper' Obama Turning United States Into 'Monarchy'

Allen West: 'Usurper' Obama Turning United States Into 'Monarchy' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Somehow, it seems that Florida’s Allen West managed to serve two years in the U.S. Congress without ever quite grasping how our government works. In an interview with NewsMax’s Steve Malzb
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PREVIEW! Legalize Democracy: An Introduction to Move to Amend

SNEAK PREVIEW! This video will only be online until October 27. DVDs are in production. Order your copy here: http://move-to-amend.myshopify.com/products/leg...
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Tea Party Hero Thomas Jefferson Not Quite Who They Think

Tea Party Hero Thomas Jefferson Not Quite Who They Think | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On Youtube, I came across a neo-conservative with a profile picture of Thomas Jefferson...
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Did Your Senator Just Vote To Keep The Government Shutdown? These 18 Republicans Did.

Did Your Senator Just Vote To Keep The Government Shutdown? These 18 Republicans Did. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The U.S. Senate just voted 81-18 to end the GOP-led government shutdown. And yes, eighteen U.S. Senators voted to continue the shutdown. And yes, all of them were Republicans.
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Senate Republicans: GOP Didn't Gain Anything By Forcing Shutdown

Senate Republicans: GOP Didn't Gain Anything By Forcing Shutdown | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan Senate deal to reopen the government and stave off debt default finally cleared Congress Wednesday night, but not before two weeks of mayhem sparked by Sen.
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The Tea Party: "Agents of Chaos"

The Tea Party: "Agents of Chaos" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Choose One.
Yesterday, Salon.com published a detailed interview with Congressman Alan Grayson about his thoughts as the current artificial crisis induced by the Republicans in the House of...
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Michele Bachmann Wants to Ban Halloween Stating, “Sucking on Satan’s Candy Sacks Leads to Liberalism”

Michele Bachmann Wants to Ban Halloween Stating, “Sucking on Satan’s Candy Sacks Leads to Liberalism” | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
“This holiday is based in Satanism. It’s a Pagan ritual to worship Satan and call him forth to the earth and the liberal elites have added socialism to it."
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Fox News: ‘The Walking Dead’ brainwashes viewers ‘to participate in this new world order’

Fox News: ‘The Walking Dead’ brainwashes viewers ‘to participate in this new world order’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The senior managing editor for Health News at the Fox News Channel warned on Thursday that AMC’s hit Zombie television series The Walking Dead was not only “hurting American society,” it was inspiring viewers to “participate in this new world order.”

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Don’t rule out the Democrats winning back the House in 2014

Don’t rule out the Democrats winning back the House in 2014 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Right now, the Democrats hold a lead of about 4-5pt per the HuffPollster and Real Clear Politics average. Many have concluded that this lead would not be enough to take back the House, if the election were held today. However, I believe that it quite likely would be enough.

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GOP Sen. Thad Cochran Gets Tea Party Challenger

GOP Sen. Thad Cochran Gets Tea Party Challenger | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Updated: October 17, 2013 2:04 pm
Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) jumped into the Senate race for Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) seat on Thursday and was immediately endorsed by two prominent conservative organizations.
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Cuccinelli supporter who said U.S. was like Nazi Germany hilariously stumbles through TV interview

Cuccinelli supporter who said U.S. was like Nazi Germany hilariously stumbles through TV interview | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A reality TV star who recently said that the United States was like Nazi Germany during the Holocaust and is now supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli hilariously stumbled through a TV interview on Wednesday as he tried to remember the name of Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe.

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It's Like Fox Doesn't Want To Understand How The Debt Limit Works

It's Like Fox Doesn't Want To Understand How The Debt Limit Works | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano falsely claimed that Congress' decision to raise the debt limit means that President Obama can now "spend as he wishes," even though the debt limit only affects the government's ability to meet past financial obligations, and government spending has always been checked by congressional allocations.

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Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Coming To The High Plains Of TX

Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Coming To The High Plains Of TX | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
B&W Pantex, which operates the Pantex Plant near Amarillo for the Department of Energy, will begin offering benefits to all legally-married employees on January 1, 2014.

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The Real Cost Of The Tea Party's Shenanigans In One Horrifying Graphic

The Real Cost Of The Tea Party's Shenanigans In One Horrifying Graphic | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Iowa's top voice of anti-LGBT hostility writes book, 'If 7:14;' might be persuasive, if 1952

Iowa's top voice of anti-LGBT hostility writes book, 'If 7:14;' might be persuasive, if 1952 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Bob Vander Plaats, the leading voice of inequality in the state of Iowa, will soon release a book all about how bad things supposedly are and how evangelicals need to save us all from ourselves.

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Va. Gov. Robert McDonnell set back by federal appeals court ruling on e-mails

Va. Gov. Robert McDonnell set back by federal appeals court ruling on e-mails | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court rejected a request to shield two e-mails written by an adviser to Virginia’s governor. (Va. Gov.
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GOP Rep 'Not Sure' If His Tea Party Colleagues Are Actually Republicans

GOP Rep 'Not Sure' If His Tea Party Colleagues Are Actually Republicans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As Republicans came to terms with Wednesday's news of a Senate deal to reopen the government and avoid a debt default, one member of the GOP questioned whether his tea party colleagues were actually on the same side.
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