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Beauty Shop Scare

http://www.thelastexorcism2.com/ A hidden camera prank scares the living hell out of unsuspecting customers at a beauty shop. What happens when the mirror is...
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Anti-LGBT hate-group leader: Schools barring discrimination are like ‘Nazi concentration camps’

Anti-LGBT hate-group leader: Schools barring discrimination are like ‘Nazi concentration camps’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The founder of a group that opposes LGBT rights says that educators working to stop discrimination against lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual students in Massachusetts schools are like “Nazi concentration camp guards.”

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How Dare President Obama Act Like He's The President?!

The desperation of the right grows as the GOP is criticizing Barack Obama for doing what every other president has done.
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Dozens of big U.S. companies to back gay marriage

Dozens of big U.S. companies to back gay marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Scores of corporations will file a Supreme Court brief favoring gay marriage later this week. Signatories will include Apple, Facebook, Intel, and Morgan Stanley.
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Michele Bachmann: Presidential debates made me a ‘virtual Wikipedia’

Michele Bachmann: Presidential debates made me a ‘virtual Wikipedia’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota on Monday claimed she never said anything factually incorrect during the Republican presidential primary debates in 2011.

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College sophomore faces honor code violation for speaking out against rapist

College sophomore faces honor code violation for speaking out against rapist | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faces an Honor Court trial for allegedly “intimidating” a fellow student she says raped her.

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GOP Lawmaker Questions Obama's Birthplace

GOP Lawmaker Questions Obama's Birthplace | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Republican lawmaker questioned President Obama's birthplace on Tuesday, joining the ranks of conservative "birthers" who have raised doubts about the validity of the president's birth certificate.
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The Plague Years, in Film and Memory

The Plague Years, in Film and Memory | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
What it's like when the worst years of your life get rolled up into an Oscar-nominated documentary
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What Really Killed Spencer Cox, AIDS activist?

What Really Killed Spencer Cox, AIDS activist? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Did the battle to fight AIDS ultimately kill Spencer Cox, one of its early warriors? Mr. Cox appears in the documentary “How to Survive a Plague,” which has been nominated for an Academy Award.
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Prominent Republicans Sign Brief in Support of Gay Marriage

Prominent Republicans Sign Brief in Support of Gay Marriage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Dozens of prominent Republicans signed an amicus brief that will be submitted to the Supreme Court ahead of arguments in two cases next month.
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Supreme Court declines to hear case on corporate campaign contributions

Supreme Court declines to hear case on corporate campaign contributions | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The US Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up a case testing whether a century-long ban on political contributions to candidates from corporations violates corporations’ freedom of speech.

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Jon Stewart on the sequester: Students will have to get jobs feeding sick children to old people

Jon Stewart on the sequester: Students will have to get jobs feeding sick children to old people | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On his show Monday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart observed the United States seemed doomed when it came to looming across-the-board budget cuts known as the sequester.

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'Manning shouldn't serve even one day in prison'

A series of pre-trial hearings for the accused US army private Bradley Manning are to kick-off on Wednesday. Mass rallies and marches have been staged in ove...
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Canada’s hate speech laws upheld by Supreme Court

Canada’s hate speech laws upheld by Supreme Court | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Canada's human rights hate speech laws are a constitutionally valid limit on freedom of expression, the Supreme Court has unanimously ruled in a landmark judgment.
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Is Antwerp violating Euro laws?

Is Antwerp violating Euro laws? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The European Commission, the highest executive authority in the continent of Europe, is to investigate whether the 250 euro fee being charged by the city of Antwerp to foreign nationals registering for a first time with the Antwerp municipal...
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'Climate Change Is Real,' Says Virtually Every Scientist In The World

'Climate Change Is Real,' Says Virtually Every Scientist In The World | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A recent survey found that only 23 articles, out of nearly 14,000 on climate change, rejected anthropogenic climate change
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Rep. Adam Schiff slams ‘staggering naivety’ of Citizens United ruling

Rep. Adam Schiff slams ‘staggering naivety’ of Citizens United ruling | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California called for the Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United ruling to be overturned, saying the decision was “at odds with reality.”

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Rep. Keith Ellison hammers Sean Hannity: You’re a shill for the Republican Party

Rep. Keith Ellison hammers Sean Hannity: You’re a shill for the Republican Party | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota ripped into Fox News host Sean Hannity during a tense interview on Tuesday night.

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TEApublicans Outraged: Obama Admin Releases Immigrant Detainees in Pre-Sequester Move!

TEApublicans Outraged: Obama Admin Releases Immigrant Detainees in Pre-Sequester Move! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In the face of the looming sequester and the $85 billion that would be cut from the Federal Budget on March 1st if it takes effect, the Federal government has released hundreds of detained illegal immigrants. The number is sure to grow if an agreement is not made between Democrats and Republicans by the deadline

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Why Everything Republicans Are Saying About The Sequester Is Wrong | ThinkProgress

Why Everything Republicans Are Saying About The Sequester Is Wrong | ThinkProgress | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Barring a last minute Congressional compromise, $85 billion in automatic across-the-board cuts will go into effect in the next 72 hours as a result of the sequester mechanism included in the 2011 Budget Control Act.
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Wonket Cedes Political Humor Crown To Michelle Malkin, World’s Most Hilarious Pundit

Wonket Cedes Political Humor Crown To Michelle Malkin, World’s Most Hilarious Pundit | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Credit where it is due, dudes: Your Wonket is now handing over the keys to the world’s only political humor website to one Miss Michelle Malkin, as she is officially now the most hilarious political pundit in the known universe...
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Telemarketer’s Tactics and Regulators’ Response Elicit Complaints

Telemarketer’s Tactics and Regulators’ Response Elicit Complaints | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Account Management Assistance offers to reduce credit card interest rates, but satisfied customers are scarce.
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What lies behind religious homophobia

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The anti-gay rhetoric of religious leaders like Cardinal Keith O’Brien often masks deep-seated fears about their own sexuality

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What researchers learned about gun violence before Congress killed funding

What researchers learned about gun violence before Congress killed funding | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

President Obama has directed the Centers for Disease Control to research gun violence as part of his legislative package on gun control. The CDC hasn’t pursued this kind of research since 1996 when the National Rifle Association lobbied Congress to cut funding for it, arguing that the studies were politicized and being used to promote gun control.

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Saudi Arabia bought Balkan arms to supply Syrian rebels: NYT

Saudi Arabia bought Balkan arms to supply Syrian rebels: NYT | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Saudi Arabia has been supplying Syrian rebels battling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad with arms bought from Croatia, according to The New York Times.

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