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The Right’s Obamacare rhetoric is completely detached from reality

The Right’s Obamacare rhetoric is completely detached from reality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The old saying that ‘you’re welcome to your own opinions but not your own facts’ seems quaint in today’s political environment. We’re a nation divided not only by partisanship and ideology, but also by wildly divergent realities.

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Chicago man unwittingly buys $127,752 worth of authentic Banksy works from street vendor

Chicago man unwittingly buys $127,752 worth of authentic Banksy works from street vendor | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

England’s notoriously anonymous street-artist “Banksy” continued his October invasion of New York City this Sunday by installing a “pop-up” stall in Central Park.

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Psychiatrists Deeply Concerned For 5% Of Americans Who Approve Of Congress

Psychiatrists Deeply Concerned For 5% Of Americans Who Approve Of Congress | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON—Noting that the individuals in question may be extremely mentally disturbed or suffering from a serious psychological illness, the nation’s psychiatrists announced Wednesday that they are deeply concerned for the estimated 5 percent...
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Story of Jesus Christ was 'fabricated to pacify the poor', claims controversial Biblical scholar

Story of Jesus Christ was 'fabricated to pacify the poor', claims controversial Biblical scholar | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A controversial American biblical scholar is set to make his first appearance in London next week to present a discovery that he claims proves the story of Jesus Christ was invented as a system of mind control to enslave the poor.
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Peter King: GOP Is Responsible For The Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Peter King: GOP Is Responsible For The Government Shutdown (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) on Sunday placed responsibility for the government shutdown on the Republican party. 
Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," King disagreed with colleague Rep.
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11 Supreme Court Cases That Could Change The U.S. In The Coming Year

11 Supreme Court Cases That Could Change The U.S. In The Coming Year | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court will begin hearing cases this week. Although decisions could take until late June, here are the key cases to watch.
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Obama Puts Republican's Shutdown Quote On Blast

Obama Puts Republican's Shutdown Quote On Blast | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"I'm quoting here, all right? Because I want to make sure people understand I didn't make this up," Obama said. He then referred to Rep. Marlin Stutzman's quote in the Washing...
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'South Park' Skewers Cable Companies, 'Murder Porn' TV

'South Park' Skewers Cable Companies, 'Murder Porn' TV | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
There may be an angry voice mail or three this morning at Comedy Central from some of its fellow media companies after last night's episode of "South Park." The animated satire went to town on a nu...
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The Republicans Are Starting to Reek of Desperation

The Republicans Are Starting to Reek of Desperation | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
House Republican leaders are starting to look pretty desperate. Their latest gambit, as reported in
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Green Eggs and Derp

Green Eggs and Derp | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
''It is not every day that the troll under the bridge broaches the broad daylight and sprays his derangement into the air for all to see and hear, but there was Ted Cruz with his bare face hanging out, giving a clinic on just how preposterous the ...
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The Double Absurdity of Ted Cruz's 'Filibuster'

The Double Absurdity of Ted Cruz's 'Filibuster' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Why the senator's last stand against Obamacare just doesn't make sense
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Russia's Anti-Gay Law Is 'One Of The Proudest Achievements Of My Career,' Pundit Claims

Russia's Anti-Gay Law Is 'One Of The Proudest Achievements Of My Career,' Pundit Claims | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The outspoken pastor who sparked controversy for his support of attempts to criminalize homosexuality in Uganda is continuing to claim to have inspired Russia's new "gay propaganda" legislation.
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Fox Nation Promotes Creepy Uncle Sam Video To Discourage ObamaCare Sign-Ups

Fox Nation Promotes Creepy Uncle Sam Video To Discourage ObamaCare Sign-Ups | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As previously reported here, Fox News has been engaged in a coordinated campaign to drive down participation in the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) by preventing eligible citizens from learning abo...
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Cruz on God’s role in the shutdown: ‘His will be done as it will be’

Cruz on God’s role in the shutdown: ‘His will be done as it will be’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said over the weekend that he had prayed to God to guide him in the shutdown fight and was sure that “his will be done as I know it will be.”

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Playing The Race Card - Liberals Unite

Playing The Race Card - Liberals Unite | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee joined a couple hundred protestors in Washington, who marched to the White House, where they carried a Confederate flag and demanded “the President come out with his hands up.”...
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Some tea party congressmen find signs of political backlash at home

Some tea party congressmen find signs of political backlash at home | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Amash, libertarian leader in GOP House, is losing support among some business leaders in Michigan.
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GOP Rep Likens Shutdown To Gettysburg: 'This Isn't Exactly The Fight' We Wanted

GOP Rep Likens Shutdown To Gettysburg: 'This Isn't Exactly The Fight' We Wanted | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Republican congressman drew parallels between the government shutdown and one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War, saying Thursday that the GOP has "found itself embroiled in battle on a battlefield it didn't intend to be on." The unnamed...
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New Poll Shows Republicans Could Lose Majority in 2014 over Shutdown

New Poll Shows Republicans Could Lose Majority in 2014 over Shutdown | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In spite of Republican efforts shift blame and rewrite their own actions regarding the government shutdown, new polling shows that most Americans are pointing the finger of shame directly at the GOP, and the results could result in a shift of power...
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Tea Party Senator Actually Defended Being Paid During Shutdown In Interview, Despite Claims

Tea Party Senator Actually Defended Being Paid During Shutdown In Interview, Despite Claims | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The senator's office told BuzzFeed they would ask for a correction and that a local news story was wrong.
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The Shutdown Standoff Is One of the Worst Crises in American History

The Shutdown Standoff Is One of the Worst Crises in American History | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Political philosophers from Aristotle to Locke have defined the nation-state as the highest form of political community....What is happening in America is that this social contract is being voided
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The Chinese city living in fear of giant killer hornets

The Chinese city living in fear of giant killer hornets | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jonathan Kaiman visits Ankang municipality where swarms of highly venomous hornets have killed 41 people in three months
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Krystal Ball Evicerates Conservative Opposition To ObamaCare In 3 Minutes (VIDEO)

Krystal Ball Evicerates Conservative Opposition To ObamaCare In 3 Minutes (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Krystal Ball, a co-host of The Cycle on MSNBC, recently spent three minutes absolutely shredding the rabid conservative opposition to the Affordable Care Act.
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Cory Booker's Tall Tales Catching Up to His Disappointing Record of Reform

Cory Booker's Tall Tales Catching Up to His Disappointing Record of Reform | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Hey, a politician exaggerated about something. Surprised? Probably not. More or less, it's par for the course. We expect politicians to bullshit us, at least a little bit.
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Klayman Sets Date For Revolution To End Obama's 'Reign Of Terror'

Klayman Sets Date For Revolution To End Obama's 'Reign Of Terror' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The totally-not-delusional Larry Klayman has finally set a date for his proposed uprising to remove President Obama from office: November 19.
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