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In Stubborn Red States, Outside Groups Are Stepping In To Teach Americans About Obamacare

In Stubborn Red States, Outside Groups Are Stepping In To Teach Americans About Obamacare | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Red states that are overwhelmingly opposed to Obamacare have some of the highest numbers of uninsured and poor Americans.
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Congressman Fear Mongers On Minimum Wage: ‘You Guys Wanna Pay $20 For A Hamburger?’

Congressman Fear Mongers On Minimum Wage: ‘You Guys Wanna Pay $20 For A Hamburger?’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
His hyperbole masks a wealth of evidence that a wage hike would be good for everyone.
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Republican House Science Committee member: ‘Global warming is a total fraud’

Republican House Science Committee member: ‘Global warming is a total fraud’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Republican member of the House Science Committee jovially dismissed global warming as a plot to institute a “global government” in a speech to supporters, The Nationreported on Saturday.

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U.S. Supreme Court denies Cuccinelli’s request for stay on Va. sodomy law

U.S. Supreme Court denies Cuccinelli’s request for stay on Va. sodomy law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request by Virginia Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli to put on hold a lower court ruling that nullified a sweeping anti-sodomy state law.
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Fox's Starnes Mocks Obama For Supporting Gay Olympians

Fox's Starnes Mocks Obama For Supporting Gay Olympians | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News Radio reporter mocked President Obama for statements he made in support of gay Olympians who might be targeted by Russia's strict anti-gay laws during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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Gun advocates stage ‘appreciation day’ with weapons at Newtown Starbucks

Gun advocates stage ‘appreciation day’ with weapons at Newtown Starbucks | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A group of gun advocates in Connecticut on Friday are planning to bring their weapons for an “appreciation day” at a Starbucks in Newtown, where 20 children were slaughtered in a school shooting just last year.

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GA Police Forcibly Removing Blood From Citizens Without Legitimate Probable Cause (VIDEO)

GA Police Forcibly Removing Blood From Citizens Without Legitimate Probable Cause (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Georgia is blatantly flouting a recent Supreme Court decision by turning an important part of the civil justice system into a mere technicality.
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Va. doctor who lent governor’s firm $50,000 was offered medical board appointment

Va. doctor who lent governor’s firm $50,000 was offered medical board appointment | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Radiologist says he thinks the medical board appointment, which he declined, was unrelated to the loan.
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Huckabee: Muslims are ‘uncorked animals’ after praying to Allah

Huckabee: Muslims are ‘uncorked animals’ after praying to Allah | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News host Mike Huckabee recently asserted that Muslims spend their holy day by praying at the Mosque and then acting “like uncorked animals.”

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Stephen Fry warns David Cameron: Putin is making scapegoats of gay people, just as Hitler did Jews

Stephen Fry warns David Cameron: Putin is making scapegoats of gay people, just as Hitler did Jews | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Stephen Fry has written an open letter to David Cameron, International Olympics Committee President Jacques Rogge and Lord Coe, urging them to ban the 2014 Winter Olympics due to take place in the Russian city of Sochi - because of Russia's...
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Right-Wing Christian Group Claims Scientists are Peddling Dinosaur Hoax

Right-Wing Christian Group Claims Scientists are Peddling Dinosaur Hoax | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Call it the Fred Flintstone Effect, part of a plan hatched by paleontologists to trick innocent youth into believing the theory of evolution.
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House Republicans Prove Their Utter Worthlessness Again...and Again...and Again...

House Republicans Prove Their Utter Worthlessness Again...and Again...and Again... | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One more glaring example of the Republicans' aversion to reality rears its ugly head.
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Outrage Over an Antigay Law Does Not Spread to Olympic Officials

Outrage Over an Antigay Law Does Not Spread to Olympic Officials | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Olympic organizers and sponsors have only mildly spoken out against Russia’s new law banning athletes from wearing “homosexual propaganda” at the Sochi Games.
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Of Benghazi & Blowjobs -- Why Republicans Have To Demagogue Democratic Presidents

Of Benghazi & Blowjobs -- Why Republicans Have To Demagogue Democratic Presidents | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A look into why Republicans fight so hard to discredit Democratic presidents.
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Gays in Russia Find No Haven, Despite Support From the West

Gays in Russia Find No Haven, Despite Support From the West | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Despite the breathtaking wealth and vibrant culture in its metropolises, Russia remains a country where discrimination and violence against gay people are widely tolerated.
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How Payday Lenders Escape State Crackdowns

How Payday Lenders Escape State Crackdowns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Need money fast? Hope you don't mind an annual interest rate of nearly 700 percent.
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Paul Ryan Cracks Joke As 71 Year-Old Citizen Is Forced To The Ground (VIDEOS)

Paul Ryan Cracks Joke As 71 Year-Old Citizen Is Forced To The Ground (VIDEOS) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Congressman Paul Ryan has a history of cruelty and of arresting those he represents if they ask questions
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Republican Rep.: If only I could kill people like in ‘House of Cards’

Republican Rep.: If only I could kill people like in ‘House of Cards’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

U.S. House of Representatives Majority Whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said in an interview with the Daily Pilot newspaper that his life would be easier if he could murder people to get his way like the main character in the Netflix original series “House of Cards.”

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How to stop right-wing nuts: The elusive solution

How to stop right-wing nuts: The elusive solution | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A new governing majority in the House could pass guns, immigration and climate change reform. Here's how it'd work
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McConnell Campaign Manager: 'I'm Sorta Holding My Nose For Two Years' (AUDIO)

McConnell Campaign Manager: 'I'm Sorta Holding My Nose For Two Years' (AUDIO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) campaign manager said he's begrudgingly working in his current capacity to help the presidential prospects of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), according to an explosive phone recording that surfaced Thursday.
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Obama-Putin summit canceled in part due to Russian gay crackdown

Obama-Putin summit canceled in part due to Russian gay crackdown | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Obama administration confirms that the deteriorating gay and trans human rights situation in Russia figured into decision to cancel summit with Putin.
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Gay rights campaigners petition IOC over Russia's Sochi Olympics

Gay rights campaigners petition IOC over Russia's Sochi Olympics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A petition signed by more than 300,000 people protesting Russia's stance on gay rights ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi was presented to Olympic bosses.
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NRA's Latest Enemies? Those 'Radical Government Agencies' Called ZOOS

NRA's Latest Enemies? Those 'Radical Government Agencies' Called ZOOS | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Know thine enemy, they say... and there can be no greater enemy to the gun-defending, lead-bullet loving, f**k science promoting NRA than... zoos.
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T.S.A. Expands Duties Beyond Airport Security

T.S.A. Expands Duties Beyond Airport Security | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
With little fanfare, the agency best known for airport screenings has vastly expanded its reach to public events. Not everyone is happy.
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