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Papantonio: The Union War Has Just Begun Against Rick Snyder

Mike Papantonio appears on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann to discuss Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's signing of so-called "Right to Work" bills in his st...
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Michigan Democrat on union busting bill: ‘There will be blood’

Michigan Democrat on union busting bill: ‘There will be blood’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
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Lesbian Wife Denied Membership To Military Spouses Group

Lesbian Wife Denied Membership To Military Spouses Group | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Officer's wife excluded for lacking a military ID card. The Pentagon's nearly 15-month review on benefits changes after "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" now in the spotlight.
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Cheerful Old British Man Shows You What $315 Billion In Gold Bars Looks Like

Cheerful Old British Man Shows You What $315 Billion In Gold Bars Looks Like | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Do you like gold? Of course you do. Check out this episode of the YouTube chemistry web series Periodic Videos, where the adorable old British guy takes you on a tour of a gold bullion vault belonging to the Bank of England, which protects about...
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Repugnant NY Post Does Another Repugnant Thing

Repugnant NY Post Does Another Repugnant Thing | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

We know it's the New York Post. We know what their standards are, and they're not very high. Many of the writers and editors have made it clear that they could care less about the trans young people reading their paper - or parents and friends who have lost a loved one due to anti-trans violence.

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A preview of 'How They See Us: Unmasking the Religious Right War on Gay America'

A preview of 'How They See Us: Unmasking the Religious Right War on Gay America' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

I got my new computer (and sold my soul to the rent-to-own store), so like I promised, the following graphic is just a small, bare-bones preview of a section of my upcoming online booklet How They See Us: Unmasking The Religious Right War on Gay America.

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West Point cadet quits, cites 'criminal' behavior of officers

West Point cadet quits,  cites 'criminal' behavior of officers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Updated Dec. 5, 2:25 p.m. ET: Cadet Blake Page has learned from his superiors at West Point that he will be given an honorable discharge and not be required to pay "recoupment" costs for three and a half years at the military academy.
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Why this dog is learning to drive

Why this dog is learning to drive | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A charity in New Zealand is teaching rescued dogs how to drive a car.
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Fiscal Cliff | The Simpsons | Animation on FOX

Still reeling from the presidential election results, Mr. Burns takes a few minutes to explain the upcoming fiscal cliff. Subscribe now for more The Simpsons...
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MI Grinches Want To Ruin Christmas By Letting Adoption Agencies Reject Gay Couples

MI Grinches Want To Ruin Christmas By Letting Adoption Agencies Reject Gay Couples | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

It could be a blue Christmas for the nearly 14,000 children in Michigan’s foster-care system: The House Committee on Families, Children, and Seniors is expected to vote today on whether an adoption agency can discriminate against applicants based on its religious or moral grounds.

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Religious right gripes over West Point wedding? Good.

Religious right gripes over West Point wedding? Good. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Who would think that one little wedding would give so many religious right members such a huge stomach ache?

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Store Owner Retires, Gives Business to His Workers

Now here's a heartwarming story! 70 year old Joe Lueken, the owner of Lueken's Village Foods, is retiring and has decided to leave his business to his 400 em...
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What Patriot missile system can do

What Patriot missile system can do | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nato is set to approve the deployment of Patriot missile interceptors to defend Turkey's border with Syria.
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Republican Throws Tantrum When Staffer Uses "Members Only" Elevator

North Carolina GOP Congresswoman Virginia Foxx does not like it when staff members, who can't read, user her "Members Only" elevator. However, perhaps it is ...
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Uruguay's lower house approves gay marriage law

Uruguay's lower house approves gay marriage law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
[...] these changes in society have to be accepted, said Deputy Anibal Gloodtdofsky of the right-wing Colorado Party, who told The Associated Press he plans to join the ruling Broad Front coalition and vote in favor on Tuesday.
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Once again, these staunchly Catholic, S. American countries are proving how backwards the United States is.

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Say What You Will About This Guy, But At Least He's Honest About Choosing Party Over Country

Say What You Will About This Guy, But At Least He's Honest About Choosing Party Over Country | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Which would you pick? 1) Help America. 2) Annoy the President.
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Dems Pressure Tea Party Republicans On 'Hostage' Holding

Dems Pressure Tea Party Republicans On 'Hostage' Holding | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched a new robocall campaign Monday urging House Republicans to agree to extend tax cuts for the middle class as part of a deficit deal.
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NOM urged to get extremely homophobic and nasty

NOM urged to get extremely homophobic and nasty | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

From Right-Wing Watch comes this interesting blurb which shows that the National Organization for Marriage is still catching grief from the right over it's election day losses.

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Billionaire Attempts To Argue For Fewer Jobs

Billionaire Attempts To Argue For Fewer Jobs | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
For years Americans have pondered the mystery of how to create more jobs. Turns out we've been thinking about it all wrong: What we need are fewer jobs.
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The fiscal cliff fight night: The right puts on the gloves to fight their own

The fiscal cliff fight night: The right puts on the gloves to fight their own | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jennifer Granholm detangles the complex web of this week’s Republican infighting.
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Tears and laughter in the span of about 15 minutes — that's what's so astonishing about these Macklemore & Ryan Lewis songs. The first time I heard "Same Lov...
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Jo Ann Emerson, vicious homophobe, to head NRECA

Jo Ann Emerson, vicious homophobe, to head NRECA | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association sees itself as "progressive," hires virulent homophobe Emerson.
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Finally! A “Support Group” For Men NOM’s Brian Brown Has Tried To Kiss

Finally! A “Support Group” For Men NOM’s Brian Brown Has Tried To Kiss | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Facebook group has sprung up for all the men that the National Organization for Marriage’s President Brian Brown has tried to kiss. Yeah you read that right.

 

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Papantonio: Sign The Petition to REQUIRE Texas To Secede

It's tough to shame or embarrass a Texas Tea Party Republican about how dull-witted they sound when they talk about something as idiotic as secession. After ...
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First gas tanker crosses Arctic

First gas tanker crosses Arctic | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Russian tanker has made the first ever journey from Norway to Japan across the Arctic as global warming opens up new shipping routes.
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