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Marco Rubio's "blue collar" home has a swimming pool, worth $675,000

Marco Rubio's "blue collar" home has a swimming pool, worth $675,000 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Heckuva blue-collar guy Marco Rubio is with a swimming pool and a $675,000 house. Rubio's 5 neighbors have pools too. Oh yeah, and Rubio is moving.
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Everything You Need to Know About This Friday’s Close Shave by Asteroid 2012 DA15

Everything You Need to Know About This Friday’s Close Shave by Asteroid 2012 DA15 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On Friday, Feb. 15, the Earth is going to get a very close shave by an asteroid*. Called 2012 DA14, this 50 meter (160 foot) rock will pass just over 27,000 kilometers (17,000 miles) from the Earth’s surface.
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So God Made A Gay Man

The Dodge Ram Super Bowl ad taught us that a great meme is a terrible thing to waste -- and that it's great to be gay. http://www.crewmagazine.com/
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NOM attacking same-sex families with tacky graphic

NOM attacking same-sex families with tacky graphic | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Number one on the Top Ten Chart of Tackiness is the above graphic by the National Organization for Marriage

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Papal Candidate Cardinal Peter Turkson Of Ghana Defends Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” Bill

Papal Candidate Cardinal Peter Turkson Of Ghana Defends Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” Bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Think the new Pope couldn't possibly be as anti-gay as the outgoing one? Think again: Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, considered by many to be the top contender to replace Pope Benedict, is hella homophobic.
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How To Shut Up Pesky Creationists

Easy to understand evidence for a common ape-like human/chimp ancestor. One of thousands of collaborating pieces of evidence, but this one is very conceptual...
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Resigning Pope No Longer Has Strength To Lead Church Backward

Resigning Pope No Longer Has Strength To Lead Church Backward | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
VATICAN CITY—Citing his advancing age and deteriorating health, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation from the papacy Monday, saying he no longer possessed the strength and energy required to lead the Catholic Church backward.
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Late On Rent? Off To Jail You Go

Late On Rent? Off To Jail You Go | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Debtor's prisons were abolished in the United States over a century and a half ago, yet the justice system keeps finding creative ways to ensure that the poor will spend more than their share of ti...
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FRC recycles failed DADT predictions to attack gays in the Boy Scouts

FRC recycles failed DADT predictions to attack gays in the Boy Scouts | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Ever since the Boy Scouts hinted about a decision to do away with its "no gays allowed" policy, the Family Research Council has been working the talk shows and sending out emails with portents of doom of what will happen if this takes place.

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President Obama Awards the Medal of Honor

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Clinton L. Romesha. February 11, 2013.
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Pope Benedict to step down on February 28

Pope Benedict to step down on February 28 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Benedict will step down as head of the Catholic Church on February 28, the Vatican confirmed on Monday.
(Reporting By James Mackenzie)
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Missouri GOP Tries Once Again To Force Schools To Teach Creationism As Real Science

Missouri GOP Tries Once Again To Force Schools To Teach Creationism As Real Science | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Science is fact. Religion is faith. And only one belongs in schools.
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Harlem Shake (The Daily Show ditch remix)

The staff of The Daily Show join Jon Stewart for a Harlem Shake video. And then...
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Do Baseball Bats and Hammers Really Kill More People Than Guns?

Do Baseball Bats and Hammers Really Kill More People Than Guns? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Georgia congressman Paul Broun claimed after Tuesday’s State of the Union address that “There are more people killed with baseball bats and hammers than are killed with guns.” Explainer readers may remember Broun as the congressman who believes the...
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Brian Brown: Orson Scott 'I will bring down government if it supports gay marriage' Card is a victim

Brian Brown: Orson Scott 'I will bring down government if it supports gay marriage' Card is a victim | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Brian Brown: Orson Scott 'I will bring down government if it supports gay marriage' Card is a victim: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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FRC - Obama wanted to force nursery schools to hire drag kings and drag queens

FRC - Obama wanted to force nursery schools to hire drag kings and drag queens | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
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Dallas Comic Shop Refuses To Carry Superman Title Written By Sci-Fi Homophobe Orson Scott Card

Dallas Comic Shop Refuses To Carry Superman Title Written By Sci-Fi Homophobe Orson Scott Card | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

There are no superheroes in the real world, but every now and again someone does something in the name of truth, justice and the American way: A Dallas comic-book store says it won’t carry DC’s The Adventures of Superman when it hits shelves on May 29 because it was written by homophobic sci-fi writer Orson Scott Card (Ender’s Game).

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Cataloging Weaknesses in the State of the Union Address | David Coates

Cataloging Weaknesses in the State of the Union Address | David Coates | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Exploring the gap between the problems recognized and the policies proposed to deal with them, in the President's fifth SOTU Address.
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Migrant Migraine? 'London will look like Islamabad in 50 years'

Recent studies in Britain suggest the country's most rapidly growing demographic is Muslim. And the trend's stirring trouble with native Brits, who say their...
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In State of the Union, Obama Presents a Powerful Progressive Agenda

In State of the Union, Obama Presents a Powerful Progressive Agenda | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Universal pre-school. Gun-violence prevention. Boosting the minimum wage. A re-elected president forcefully sets a liberal course for his second term.
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Mahony voting for a new pope rankles some Catholics

Mahony voting for a new pope rankles some Catholics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nearly two weeks ago, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez announced he had removed Cardinal Roger Mahony from all public duties amid revelations that he plotted to conceal child molestation by priests from law enforcement.
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Adele caught on camera ‘shouting’ at Chris Brown at Grammys

Adele caught on camera ‘shouting’ at Chris Brown at Grammys | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The British superstar appeared to go on the attack and unleash a verbal torrent at Rihanna’s rekindled lover after he lost his manners when his rival Frank Ocean beat him to a prize at the Grammys.

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Colorado Senate passes civil union bill; measure will likely become law

Colorado Senate passes civil union bill; measure will likely become law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A bill granting civil unions to same-sex couples has cleared the state Senate for the third and possibly final time.
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