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Keeping Watch: The Latest, Biggest Threats From The Religious Right

Keeping Watch: The Latest, Biggest Threats From The Religious Right | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When it comes to government, the only thing we should worship is the Constitution.
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Mother Bear Kills Cub and Self to Escape Life of Bile "Milking"

Mother Bear Kills Cub and Self to Escape Life of Bile "Milking" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A mother killed her baby and herself to end their torture on a bear bile farm. She hugged her cub until it suffocated, then drove her own head into a wall.
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15 Mind-Numbingly Dumb Things TEApublicans Have Said Lately

15 Mind-Numbingly Dumb Things TEApublicans Have Said Lately | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

As we all know, TEApublicans say some of the most shockingly dumb things imaginable.  Without their zany quotes, there would be a whole lot less content on this blog, and a whole lot less laughing (or crying?) by liberal people everywhere.

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Chris Hayes on Paul filibuster: Conservatives won gold, silver and bronze in ‘Olympics of disingenuousness'

Chris Hayes on Paul filibuster: Conservatives won gold, silver and bronze in ‘Olympics of disingenuousness' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

MSNBC host Chris Hayes seemed to get a little more agitated than usual on Saturday in debating the effects of Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) 13-hour filibuster against John Brennan’s appointment to lead the Central Intelligence Agency and the White House’s policy regarding use of unmanned drones.

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Breakfast Epiphanies: Encounters With Notorious Homophobes - Kevin Mims - Open Salon

Breakfast Epiphanies: Encounters With Notorious Homophobes - Kevin Mims - Open Salon | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Last February 8th, I visited Salon’s website and discovered that the lead story was about a woman named Maggie Gallagher, whom the article described as “a right-wing traditional marriage zealot” and “gay marriage’s top foe.”

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Rand Paul Praises Horrendous Supreme Court Decision, Would Let Employers Ruthlessly Exploit Workers

Rand Paul Praises Horrendous Supreme Court Decision, Would Let Employers Ruthlessly Exploit Workers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Lochner v. New York is widely viewed as one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in American history.
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Two Abortion Protesters Decided To Yell At This Guy's Wife. They Probably Shouldn't Have Done That.

Two Abortion Protesters Decided To Yell At This Guy's Wife. They Probably Shouldn't Have Done That. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Fox News contributor: Obama has ‘profound sadness’ because Chavez was ‘his comrade’

Fox News contributor: Obama has ‘profound sadness’ because Chavez was ‘his comrade’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News contributor Keith Ablow claimed Wednesday that the Obama administration was deeply mourning the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

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"2013 Independent Spirit Awards: Best Screenplay Nominees" — A Bad Lip Reading

BLR was asked to create a series of clips for the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which was hosted by Andy Samberg on February 23rd. This video was show...
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Student Debt Is Perfectly Following the Financial Meltdown Script

Student Debt Is Perfectly Following the Financial Meltdown Script | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Just when the stock market recovers and public optimism returns and you start to lose faith in the power of American capitalism to constantly repeat its past mistakes in the form of foreseeable boom-and-bust cycles that always end in massive...
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Ohio’s Oberlin College cancels classes after ‘Klansman’ spotted on campus

Ohio’s Oberlin College cancels classes after ‘Klansman’ spotted on campus | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Classes at Oberlin College in Ohio were canceled on Monday after an unidentified person described as wearing Ku Klux Klan attire was found near a “designated safe space” for black students.

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Lindsey Graham: McCain and I are ‘hell-bent’ on pursuing Benghazi

Lindsey Graham: McCain and I are ‘hell-bent’ on pursuing Benghazi | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday declared that he and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) were “hell-bent” on continuing to investigate the September 2012 attacks that killed four Americans in Benghazi.

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Child born with HIV cured by US doctors

Child born with HIV cured by US doctors | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus but now needing no medication
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Cyndi Lauper brings some true colors to the world of Broadway with her new musical, Kinky Boots.

Cyndi Lauper brings some true colors to the world of Broadway with her new musical, Kinky Boots. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Cyndi Lauper isn’t sounding like herself these days. Instead, she’s sounding like a no-nonsense black drag queen. And a young vanilla Brit. And a homophobic factory worker. 

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Compare Gays to Crucified Jesus and Watch Bigots Prove Your Point

Compare Gays to Crucified Jesus and Watch Bigots Prove Your Point | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A leading voice in the UK's gay community has compared anti-gay persecution to the Crucifixion, an analogy religious conservatives have now shown is apt.
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Texas GOP Peddling Anti-Choice Conspiracy Theories

Texas GOP Peddling Anti-Choice Conspiracy Theories | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Tara Culp-Ressler at Think Progress reports on how Texas Republicans are trying to ban Planned Parenthood from participating in sex education because they don’t teach kids to hate themselves and fear their bodies. The debate over this, as is usual with the Texas legislature, was a demonstration of how effective Texas suburbs are at breeding the Bible-thumping lunatics.

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Study shows bee venom can destroy HIV

Study shows bee venom can destroy HIV | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri said on Friday that bee venom could be used to deliver a fatal sting to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) following the results of a new study.

 
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Star Trek Into Darkness - Official Teaser Trailer #2 (HD)

The second official teaser trailer for JJ Abrams Star Trek Into Darkness. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg...
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We're Scarily Close to the Permafrost Tipping Point

We're Scarily Close to the Permafrost Tipping Point | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Lose the permafrost, lose the battle to preserve a habitable climate.
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Republicans not handling election results well

Republicans not handling election results well | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
PPP's first post election national poll finds that Republicans are...
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'End Times' Radio Host Believes Obama May Be Antichrist And May Declare Himself God

'End Times' Radio Host Believes Obama May Be Antichrist And May Declare Himself God | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Fundamentalists look hardest at a person's charisma, as Antichrist uses that charisma to influence the world to follow him.
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GOP Sequester Holds U.S. Hostage

GOP Sequester Holds U.S. Hostage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Sequester/Debt Ceiling Showdown is all about the War Against the Middle Class.  And I am tired of the Tea Party being the poster child – oops (re: R. Perry), excuse for the inhumanity and ignorance of today’s Republican Party.

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American Atheist president blasts ‘horrible, bigoted, backwards, primitive’ Newt Gingrich

American Atheist president blasts ‘horrible, bigoted, backwards, primitive’ Newt Gingrich | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

American Atheist president David Silverman said Monday that a series of billboards recently purchased by his group were meant to show non-believers why they needed to organize.

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Viral Video Shows the Extent of U.S. Wealth Inequality

Viral Video Shows the Extent of U.S. Wealth Inequality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The matter of wealth inequality in the United States is well known, but this video shows you the extent of that inequality in dramatic and graphic fashion.
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Washington Republican: Bicycles cause more pollution than cars

Washington Republican: Bicycles cause more pollution than cars | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The ranking Republican member on Washington state’s House Transportation Committee thinks that riding bicycles causes more pollution than driving cars,the Seattle Bike Blog reported Saturday.

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