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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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Watch: Congressman makes "completely wrong" claim about temperature

Watch: Congressman makes "completely wrong" claim about temperature | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. David McKinley said there's been "almost no increase in temperature" for 40 years.
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Why The GOP's Obamacare Alternative Wouldn't Work Anyway

Why The GOP's Obamacare Alternative Wouldn't Work Anyway | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The latest House Republican health care reform plan, unveiled Wednesday, with many of the party's favorite concepts, isn't going anywhere. The Senate won't pass it, and President Obama wouldn't sign it.
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Creationist: Nye wrong about moonlight because Beethoven said so

Creationist: Nye wrong about moonlight because Beethoven said so | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Creationist Ray Comfort says Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is wrong about the moon because Beethoven wrote a song about it.

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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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Dumbass Doocy: Fox News Still Doesn't Understand What The Debt Ceiling Is

Dumbass Doocy: Fox News Still Doesn't Understand What The Debt Ceiling Is | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As the nation approaches another showdown over the raising of the debt ceiling, Fox News continues to prove that either they don't understand economics or they are dedicated to misinforming their g...
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The Real Consequences Of Terrible Journalism

The Real Consequences Of Terrible Journalism | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Republicans, however, are raising the specter of rampant waste and fraud within the program, and the centerpiece of their PR campaign to cut the program's funding is a terrifically misleading Fox News specialfrom August hosted by Special Report anchor and "straight journalist" Bret Baier. 

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Former Texas Board of Education chair argues for ‘final blow’ to evolution studies

Former Texas Board of Education chair argues for ‘final blow’ to evolution studies | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The former chair of the Texas State Board of Education appeared at a board meeting this week to argue in favor of a new science textbooks he hoped would strike “the final blow” to studying evolution.

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