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Rand Paul invents new Benghazi conspiracy involving secret CIA arms trade

Rand Paul invents new Benghazi conspiracy involving secret CIA arms trade | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Thursday night offered a new conspiracy regarding the attack in Benghazi, claiming the Obama administration could be trying to hide a secret arms trade.

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GOP Star Witnesses Debunk Right-Wing Benghazi Conspiracy Theories

GOP Star Witnesses Debunk Right-Wing Benghazi Conspiracy Theories | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The “whistleblowers” at today’s House Oversight Committee hearing on what really happened in Benghazi, Libya last September were supposed to break the dam that would lead to President Obama’s eventual downfall, in the eyes of conservatives.
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The dark side of home schooling: creating soldiers for the culture war

The dark side of home schooling: creating soldiers for the culture war | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Katherine Stewart: The Christian home school subculture isn't a children-first movement. Some former students are bravely speaking out
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CIA's New Chief Spy Outed on Twitter

CIA's New Chief Spy Outed on Twitter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The day after it was announced that the interim head of the CIA's National Clandestine Service had been passed over for the full time position because of her connections to the agency's controversial interrogation program, her successor was...
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RDFRS: School Voucher Funding Ruled Unconstitutional By Louisiana Supreme Court

RDFRS: School Voucher Funding Ruled Unconstitutional By Louisiana Supreme Court | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Our mission is to support scientific education and critical thinking to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and suffering
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NYPD: It's too hard looking for gay-bashers

NYPD: It's too hard looking for gay-bashers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NYPD told victims of an apparent gay-bashing that it would be hard identifying the suspects since so many people were wearing Knicks shirts at the time.
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10 Key Findings From a Rapidly Acidifying Arctic Ocean

10 Key Findings From a Rapidly Acidifying Arctic Ocean | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Because of global warming, the Arctic Ocean is turning corrosive faster than any other waters on Earth.
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Pet Lovers: Move to Montana or Colorado, Avoid Mississippi & Louisiana

Pet Lovers: Move to Montana or Colorado, Avoid Mississippi & Louisiana | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what state you should move to to ensure the long-term health of your dog or cat? Me neither. But I'm sure some of you have. And now, thanks to a new survey from a chain of pet hospitals, we know.
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Singer of Christian Metal Band Arrested for Hiring Hitman to Kill Wife

Singer of Christian Metal Band Arrested for Hiring Hitman to Kill Wife | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Tim Lambesis, the singer for Christian heavy metal band As I Lay Dying, was arrested for allegedly attempting to hire a hitman to murder his estranged wife.
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US chalks up more first-day newborn deaths than rest of industrialized world combined – report

US chalks up more first-day newborn deaths than rest of industrialized world combined – report | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The number of babies dying in their first day of life remains significantly higher in the United States than 33 other leading industrialized nations combined, an annual report compiled by Save the Children reveals.
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Delaware Becomes 11th State to Legalize Gay Marriage

Delaware Becomes 11th State to Legalize Gay Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Anybody got some butter 'cause we're on a roll. Delaware has become the 11th state to legalize same-sex marriage, just a week after Rhode Island sewed up New England for its freedom-loving freely-loving gay population.
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It isn't easy for gay sportsmen such as Jason Collins to come out. Just look at the stereotypes

It isn't easy for gay sportsmen such as Jason Collins to come out. Just look at the stereotypes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: The US basketball star and the footballer Robbie Rogers have announced they are gay. The reaction shows how much sport still needs to change its attitudes to sexuality
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Benghazi Review Board Chair Says Notion Of Cover Up Is ‘Pulitzer Prize Fiction’

Benghazi Review Board Chair Says Notion Of Cover Up Is ‘Pulitzer Prize Fiction’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The co-chair of the State Department’s Accountability Review Board on the Benghazi terror attacks last year said on Wednesday criticized those claiming the Obama administration’s response to the attacks has the elements of some kind of...
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GOP Rep: I ‘Absolutely’ Voted To Cut Funding For Embassy Security

GOP Rep: I ‘Absolutely’ Voted To Cut Funding For Embassy Security | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) said today that he voted to cut funding for U.S. embassy security amid political attacks from Republicans that the Obama administration did not do enough to secure the U.S.
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Huckabee: Benghazi will drive Obama from office

Huckabee: Benghazi will drive Obama from office | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mike Huckabee on Monday predicted that President Barack Obama won’t finish out his second term in light of the “cover-up” of the deadly attack on the U.S.
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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping LGBT Protections

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping LGBT Protections | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Despite Pennsylvania’s geographic location in the northeast and its general reliability as a blue state in presidential elections, it is a largely conservative state outside of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants student loans to get Fed discount rate

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants student loans to get Fed discount rate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Students taking out government loans to help pay for college should pay the same rock-bottom interest rate that the Federal Reserve charges big banks, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) proposed Wednesday.

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Dear gays, you're not "valuable" enough to be in the immigration bill

Dear gays, you're not "valuable" enough to be in the immigration bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An immigration advocate argues that gays won't be included in the immigration reform bill because gays aren't as "valuable" or "important" as Latinos.
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Fundamentalism Goes The Way of the Macarena

Fundamentalism Goes The Way of the Macarena | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Cheesy American evangelical culture, it seems, was a trend that swept America but now that people are beginning to realize it’s not a good look, they’re quietly putting it away and pretending in never happened. It’s like the Macarena, except hateful to women, gays, and science.

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Jon Stewart blasts lack of real punishment for big banks’ wrongful foreclosures

Jon Stewart blasts lack of real punishment for big banks’ wrongful foreclosures | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart ripped major banks for wrongfully foreclosing on a stunning number of Americans.

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Group looks to distribute free shotguns in major US cities

Group looks to distribute free shotguns in major US cities | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In an experimental bid to determine whether wider gun ownership could lead to a decline in crime, a University of Houston graduate student and the Armed Citizens Project is looking to give away shotguns to residents of fifteen cities.
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Rick Perry Cites Slave Owner As The Type Of Leader The Boy Scouts Should Emulate

Rick Perry Cites Slave Owner As The Type Of Leader The Boy Scouts Should Emulate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When last we saw Rick Perry, he was doing his impression of what it would be like if Lindsay Lohan were a presidential candidate. The Texas governor continues his parade of embarrassments  but on a smaller stage now.
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Olympic Swimmer Comes Out As Gay At “Most Conservative University” in U.S.

Olympic Swimmer Comes Out As Gay At “Most Conservative University” in U.S. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Amini Fonua, a New Zealand-born swimmer and Olympian, attends Texas A&M University, which the Princeton Review ranked as the most conservative university and 7th-most unfriendly LGBT campus in America.
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