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Hillary Clinton Interview: Secretary Of State Says Benghazi Critics Have Refused To 'Accept The Facts'

Hillary Clinton Interview: Secretary Of State Says Benghazi Critics Have Refused To 'Accept The Facts' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is leaving office with a slap at critics of the Obama administration's handling of the September attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.
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Kippas, headscarves and turbans banned

Kippas, headscarves and turbans banned | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Staring next school year religious symbols are being banned in Flemish Community schools, the official state school network. The ban has now been endorsed by the board of the Flemish community school network GO!
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100 Things You Can Say To Irritate A Republican (HUMOR)

100 Things You Can Say To Irritate  A Republican (HUMOR) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Conservatives are so easy to anger these days. Even the most insignificant statement can set off their tempers. If you want to enrage a conservative, I suggest you tell them one of these facts.
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Three States Pushing ALEC Bill To Require Teaching Climate Change Denial In Schools

Three States Pushing ALEC Bill To Require Teaching Climate Change Denial In Schools | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)  -  known by its critics as a " corporate bill mill " - has hit the ground running in 2013, pushing "models bills"  mandating the teaching of climate change denial in public school systems. ...
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Kwame Harris: Chris Culliver Is Spreading Hate

Kwame Harris: Chris Culliver Is Spreading Hate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Former 49er offensive lineman is responded to Chris Culliver's comments on gays in the NFL.
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Hobby Lobby faces millions in fines for bucking Obamacare

Hobby Lobby faces millions in fines for bucking Obamacare | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor


Washington (CNN)-- Craft store giant Hobby Lobby is bracing for a $1.3 million a day fine beginning January 1 for noncompliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, dubbed Obamacare.
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Sex Slavery Cult Raided In Mexico

Sex Slavery Cult Raided In Mexico | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mexican immigration authorities confirmed yesterday that a “sex slavery cult” had been broken up by their agency after recruiting women among followers on the US border.
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25 Creationists' Arguments & 25 Evolutionists' Answers

The following is a list of arguments put forth by creationists primarily directed toward problems with evolutionary theory, and secondarily (in a minor way) positive statements of their beliefs. The arguments and answers are simplified for space purposes but constitute the principle terms of the debate.

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Newly Released Letters Expose Decades Of Shocking Cover-Ups Of Child-Molesting Catholic Priests

Newly Released Letters Expose Decades Of Shocking Cover-Ups Of Child-Molesting Catholic Priests | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Monsignor Garcia's victims were unlikely to have come forward...he 'threatened to have a boy he had raped deported if he went to the police.'
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Americans demand re-legalization of cell phone unlocking

Americans demand re-legalization of cell phone unlocking | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The practice of unlocking a smartphone without a carrier’s permission was recently criminalized in the US, forcing Americans to stand up for the right to use their property as they wish without the fear of prosecution.
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Five reasons Republicans won’t win over Latino voters

Five reasons Republicans won’t win over Latino voters | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republicans may feel electoral pressure to vote for comprehensive immigration reform. They shouldn’t – at least in the short term. Latino voters are Democrats, and Republicans would gain little even by making a 180-degree turn on immigration reform in the next 15 years. Here are five reasons why.

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Google unveils detailed North Korea map… with gulags

Google unveils detailed North Korea map… with gulags | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Google has rolled out a detailed map of North Korea that even labels some of its remote and infamous gulags.

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Connecticut cops beat tasered man who couldn't resist (VIDEO)

Connecticut cops beat tasered man who couldn't resist (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Three police officers in Connecticut's largest city have been put on desk duty until further notice since a video showing them attacking a man after he had already been brought down with a taser was posted to YouTube.
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This is HORRIBLE!  But I do find it more than a little ironic that Russia Today covers this police brutality, but completly ignores it in their own backyard.

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Oakland: Whole Foods Security Guards Violently Detain a Woman, Have Her Arrested

Oakland: Whole Foods Security Guards Violently Detain a Woman, Have Her Arrested | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
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The National Review Complains That Obama Was Too Hard On Nazis

The National Review Complains That Obama Was Too Hard On Nazis | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If you've ever needed proof that for many conservatives, there is nothing the President can do right, this should put that question to bed forever.
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Americans shocked to learn that there isn’t actually a Social Security crisis

Americans shocked to learn that there isn’t actually a Social Security crisis | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A survey shows that deficit fear-mongering works, but it's overcome by simple counter-arguments
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Lamar Alexander Says Videogames Are 'A Bigger Problem Than Guns' But No, They Aren't

Lamar Alexander Says Videogames Are 'A Bigger Problem Than Guns' But No, They Aren't | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard several hours of testimony on gun violence, from luminaries up and down the spectrum of opinion on reducing gun violence.
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Nearly half of Americans are one emergency from financial ruin

Nearly half of Americans are one emergency from financial ruin | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nearly 44% of American households are one emergency away from financial ruin.
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Poll: Quarter of Americans say God influences sporting events

Poll: Quarter of Americans say God influences sporting events | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By Dan Merica, CNN


Washington (CNN) -- With millions of Americans set to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, a new survey finds more than a quarter of Americans believe that God "plays a role in determining which team wins" at sports events.
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USA Today Publishes Disgusting Op-Ed Warning of Child Molestation If Boy Scouts Change Policy

USA Today Publishes Disgusting Op-Ed Warning of Child Molestation If Boy Scouts Change Policy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Editors of USA Today should be ashamed of themselves for publishing a disgusting and inaccurate article by a known bigot that warns opening up the Boy Scouts to gay men will lead to pedophilia. Robert Knight, who formerly worked for the Family Research Council, a Southern Poverty Law Center hate group, penned the poisonous piece.

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"Pedophilia has zero to do with homosexuality or heterosexuality," according to this article in response to an op-ed that promised danger for young boys if LGBT leaders are included in BSA

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How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini's millions

How the Vatican built a secret property empire using Mussolini's millions | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Papacy used offshore tax havens to create £500m international portfolio, featuring real estate in UK, France and Switzerland
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Stewart Eviscerates Glenn Beck’s Freedom Town Plans: Sounds Like A ‘Perfect Marxist Utopia’

Stewart Eviscerates Glenn Beck’s Freedom Town Plans: Sounds Like A ‘Perfect Marxist Utopia’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If you love America, then why wouldn't you want to live in a town that isolates you from the rest of America? Jon Stewart helped pitch these new isolated towns by advocates of a less intrusive federal government, including one promoted by Glenn Beck.
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Tiny Kentucky Town Passes Ban on Gay Bias

Tiny Kentucky Town Passes Ban on Gay Bias | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Vicco, Ky., population 335, became the smallest municipality in the state to enact an ordinance that bans discrimination against anyone based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Georgia man guns down immigrant after GPS sends him to wrong driveway

Georgia man guns down immigrant after GPS sends him to wrong driveway | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A 69-year-old war veteran and former missionary was arrested over the weekend on the suspicion of killing a 22-year-old Cuban immigrant who mistakenly arrived in his driveway because of faulty GPS directions.

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Poor Baby! Wall Street CEO Takes Pay Cut (TJDS)

After wrecking the economy, JP Morgan CEO James Dimon took a big pay cut and only made 11.5 million dollars last year! Oh, heavens. How was this reported on ...
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