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Allen West Claims Never-Elected Opponent Cut Medicare By $700 Billion

Allen West Claims Never-Elected Opponent Cut Medicare By $700 Billion | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Allen West, the Tea Party Republican U.S. Congressman is claiming that his Democratic opponent — who has never served in Congress — cut Medicare by $700 billion.
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**BREAKING**: 400 protesters swarm Hollywood Boulevard in LA, clashes with police reported

**BREAKING**: 400 protesters swarm Hollywood Boulevard in LA, clashes with police reported | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A group of 400 people, mainly skateboarders, filled an intersection of Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, throwing bottles at police and clashing with officers.
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Romney Says Blaming President For Bad Economy Is ‘Poppycock’ (VIDEO)

Romney Says Blaming President For Bad Economy Is ‘Poppycock’ (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Romney actually suggests voters should NOT 'stop midstream and find someone new.'...
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Obama Should Slam Romney On His 'Six Studies' Falsehood Over Tax Plan

Every time RMoney's tax-cut and federal-deficit plan is brought up by himself or his surrogates, you hear the line about five to six studies being done that prove their numbers are correct.
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Will Paul Ryan’s past threaten his future?

Will Paul Ryan’s past threaten his future? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

You can break Paul Ryan’s career — and his policies — into three separate periods.

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Paul Ryan Recovering From Debate After Pants Literally Caught On Fire

Paul Ryan Recovering From Debate After Pants Literally Caught On Fire | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The idea that a person's pants could literally catch on fire from profuse lying has long been thought to be nothing more than an amusing idea for school children to toss around, but that all changed Thursday night.
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Right-Wing Bullies Whine About Biden; Forget Their Guy

Right-Wing Bullies Whine About Biden; Forget Their Guy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Oh, Breitbart's minions aren't having a very good night. You'd think they'd be running all over the place celebrating their beefcake candidate's debate, but instead they're just bashing Joe Biden for laughing at laughable things.
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Wyoming Wind Farm Could Become Largest In The U.S.

Wyoming Wind Farm Could Become Largest In The U.S. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: A proposed wind farm in southern Wyoming may soon become the largest of its kind anywhere in North America, according to U.S.
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Bill McKibben: 'We Broke The Arctic'

Bill McKibben: 'We Broke The Arctic' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Appearing on the October 5 episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," author and environmentalist Bill McKibben cautioned Maher's panel on the effects of climate change on Earth's polar regions: "We broke the Arctic." While on the show, McKibben...
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Despite Republican Efforts To Stop It, Recovery Is Going Strong

Despite Republican Efforts To Stop It, Recovery Is Going Strong | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
New report finds consumer sentiment at its highest since 2007.
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A Debate With Clarity and Fervor

A Debate With Clarity and Fervor | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The vice-presidential candidates engaged on the issues that matter most, a change for voters starved for substance.
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Religious right attacks astronaut Sally Ride for being a lesbian

Religious right attacks astronaut Sally Ride for being a lesbian | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Hate group promoted by lead religious right organizations blames Sally Ride's death on her being gay, which is ludicrous.
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Romney – America Doesn’t ‘Have People Who Die Because They Don’t Have Insurance’

Romney – America Doesn’t ‘Have People Who Die Because They Don’t Have Insurance’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Americans without health insurance have a 40% greater risk of dying than people who have it.
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Problems with voting computers

Problems with voting computers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Voting didn’t go as smoothly as it might have at a number of places in our region on Sunday morning.
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University police officer who shot naked student WAS carrying a baton and pepper spray

University police officer who shot naked student WAS carrying a baton and pepper spray | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It has been revealed that the University of South Alabama campus police officer who fatally shot naked student Gil Collar (pictured) was carrying pepper spray and a baton at the time...
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Another Recently Deported Jewish Rapper for Romney

Another Recently Deported Jewish Rapper for Romney | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Barack Obama may be in serious danger of losing the vote of those who are unable to vote if he continues to alienate deported foreign-born felons at this rate.
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At The Vice Presidential Debate: Ryan Told 24 Myths In 40 Minutes

At The Vice Presidential Debate: Ryan Told 24 Myths In 40 Minutes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Paul Ryan spoke for 40 of the 90 minutes during Thursday night’s vice presidential debate and managed to tell at least 24 myths during that time: 1) “It took the president two weeks to acknowledge that [the Libya attack] was a terrorist attack.” Obama...
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Obama Ceding US Sovereignty To UN, Says Romney In Fiery Speech Written By Israeli PM Netanyahu

Obama Ceding US Sovereignty To UN, Says Romney In Fiery Speech Written By Israeli PM Netanyahu | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney came out Friday accusing the Obama Administration of ceding United States sovereignty to the United Nations.
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Why Would a 'Serious' VP Candidate Release Beefcake Shots the Day of His Debate?

Why Would a 'Serious' VP Candidate Release Beefcake Shots the Day of His Debate? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Who does this?

No, really, I don't get this. Why would a supposedly Very. Serious. Policy. Wonk. let Time Magazine release photos like this on the day of his one and only vice presidential debate?
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Stupid Right-Wing Tweets: John Podhoretz Edition

Stupid Right-Wing Tweets: John Podhoretz Edition | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sorry, J-Pod. That's all wrong.

Fifty percent of uncommitted voters who tuned into Thursday night's vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky., said they see Vice President Joe Biden as the winner over Mitt Romney's GOP running mate Rep.
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Victory for Forests: Disney Stands Up for Endangered Forests and Animals

Victory for Forests: Disney Stands Up for Endangered Forests and Animals | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Today, Disney adds its significant voice to the growing chorus of companies demonstrating that there's no need to sacrifice endangered forests in Indonesia or elsewhere for the paper we use every day.
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Mitt Romney says Barack Obama has 'doubled' the deficit

Mitt Romney says Barack Obama has 'doubled' the deficit | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
During the first presidential debate in Denver, Mitt Romney took President Barack Obama to task for his record on the deficit. "The president said he’d cut the deficit in half," Romney said.
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Republican Sends Birther Video Link to Colleagues

Republican Sends Birther Video Link to Colleagues | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Republican member of the Tea Party-controlled New Hampshire House of Representatives has circulated an email to her colleagues raising concerns about President Barack Obama's citizenship.
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Japan displays naval muscle amid islands strife (VIDEO)

Japan displays naval muscle amid islands strife (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A graceful yet compellingly powerful Japanese armada has embellished the country’s Sagami Bay, showcasing the latest firepower of seabound warfare.
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VIDEO: Woman at VP Debate tells Chris Matthews that Pres. Obama is a Communist

The Political Carnival is a fast paced Progressive political site that combines humor with dead serious, inanity with politics (synonymous?), snark galore, and sprinkles in idiosyncratic posts with breaking news.
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