Daily Crew
Follow
Find
25.3K views | +0 today
Daily Crew
A progressive look at politics & civil rights issues.
Curated by Bret
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Suicide rates high for Orthodox homosexual youths

Suicide rates high for Orthodox homosexual youths | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Research shows 20% of LGBT sample attempted suicide, compared to 3.5% rate for general youth population.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Pollwatch: Obama convention bounce continues to grow

Pollwatch: Obama convention bounce continues to grow | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
President Obama ’s post-convention “bounce” continued to grow Saturday, as new polls showed him widening a lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Scientists Set New 'Quantum Teleportation' Record

Scientists Set New 'Quantum Teleportation' Record | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
International team of physicists breaks distance record with the instantaneous transmission of quantum states encoded in photons over 143 kilometers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Federalism fight: 3 states say feds can't 'unmarry' gay couples

Federalism fight: 3 states say feds can't 'unmarry' gay couples | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Vermont, New York, and Connecticut argue in a U.S. Court of Appeals brief that it’s states, not the federal government, that license official relationships, including gay marriages.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Melissa Harris-Perry Blows Up On Guest- 'What is Riskier than being Poor In America'

http://www.facebook.com/hoodnews247 Melissa Harris-Perry had what was probably her most passionate and intense television outburst ever when she delivered a ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

8 Facts That Prove the Tea Party Is Ignorant of the U.S. Constitution

8 Facts That Prove the Tea Party Is Ignorant of the U.S. Constitution | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Tea Partiers insist that they obey the Constitution to the letter of the law and that their radical agenda embodies the Constitutional idea.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

DNC Convention Janitors Better Paid Than RNC Convention Janitors

DNC Convention Janitors Better Paid Than RNC Convention Janitors | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Party officials did not determine the pay rates for workers at either event, but janitorial staffers at the Democratic National Convention here earned slightly better money than janitors at the Republican convention in Tampa, Fla.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

R.E.M. orders Fox News to stop playing ‘Losing My Religion’ during DNC

R.E.M. orders Fox News to stop playing ‘Losing My Religion’ during DNC | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The American rock band R.E.M. on Thursday demanded that Fox News “cease and desist” using their song “Losing My Religion” during its coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

HBO - Real Time with Bill Maher Blog - Talkin' 'Bout Shaft

HBO - Real Time with Bill Maher Blog - Talkin' 'Bout Shaft | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By Bill Maher

Here's the big lie of this campaign, the thing the Tea people can't seem to under...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Romney On Omitting U.S. Troops From RNC Speech: ‘You Talk About Things You Think Are Important’

Romney On Omitting U.S. Troops From RNC Speech: ‘You Talk About Things You Think Are Important’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In an interview with Fox News this afternoon, Mitt Romney shot back at critics who complained that he didn’t mention Afghanistan or praise U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Poll Shows Obama Convention Bump

Poll Shows Obama Convention Bump | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Those looking for a convention bump may find what they are looking for in the Gallup daily tracking poll, which produced good news on Friday for President Barack Obama. Gallup's last three nights of interviewing of adults, conducted Sept.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

CHARLOTTE: Teabaggers Dismayed When Thunderstorm Prediction Holds True

CHARLOTTE: Teabaggers Dismayed When Thunderstorm Prediction Holds True | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

[A] torrential thunderstorm that took place exactly on schedule, much to the dismay of teabaggers everywhere who had claimed that Obama actually cancelled his speech because he couldn't fill the stadium.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Fmr Rep. Gabrielle Giffords leads Pledge of Allegiance at 2012 Democratic National Convention

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Romney campaigning with homophobic nut Pat Robertson today

Romney campaigning with homophobic nut Pat Robertson today | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of America's most influential gay political blogs, providing news analysis of LGBT civil rights, by John Aravosis, one of the US' top gay rights advocates in Washington DC...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Cherokee Nation chief calls President Obama best president ever for American Indians

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker is here to help nominate President Barack Obama for a second term, and he doesn't hold anything back in his praise for the president.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

James Taylor Sings "Romney & Bain" ("Fire & Rain" Parody) - Jimmy Fallon

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: http://full.sc/IcjtXJ ;

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

GOP Ohio chairman says voting laws shouldn't accommodate African Americans

GOP Ohio chairman says voting laws shouldn't accommodate African Americans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Ohio has been in the national spotlight in recent weeks because of voter participation laws that have been the topic of a massive national debate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

More Than 100 Democrats File Brief In Federal Case Against DOMA

More Than 100 Democrats File Brief In Federal Case Against DOMA | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
More than 100 House Democrats filed a new amicus brief in the federal case against the Defense of Marriage Act on Friday, according to a statement issued by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Snoop on Obama’s reelection: ‘He cleaned half [Bush's] sh*t up in four years’

Snoop on Obama’s reelection: ‘He cleaned half [Bush's] sh*t up in four years’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Snoop Lion (née Dogg), currently in Toronto promoting his new documentary film and album Reincarnated, which mark his transition from the self-proclaimed “childish gangster rapper” Snoop Dogg to “peace and love” Rastafarian and reggae artist Snoop Lion, took time out from his press conference to address the need to reelect Barack Obama.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

BREAKING: Ohio Secretary Of State Backs Down, Allows Local Officials To Set Early Voting Hours

BREAKING: Ohio Secretary Of State Backs Down, Allows Local Officials To Set Early Voting Hours | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After previously trying to restrict early voting, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted (R) today reversed course on his decision to block county boards of elections from setting their own early voting hours in the days leading up to the November...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Christine O’Donnell claims on Bill Maher that she ‘didn’t approve’ the witch ad

Christine O’Donnell claims on Bill Maher that she ‘didn’t approve’ the witch ad | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Two years ago, Bill Maher stood in front of his audience and dared a former guest — Christine O’Donnell, then the upstart, tea-party-backed candidate for Senator in Delaware — to come back on his show. And, if she didn’t, he promised to release a clip a week of her appearances.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

"They Won't Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cockmonster": Chris Kluwe Explains Gay Marriage To The Politician Who Is Offended By An NFL Player Supporting It

"They Won't Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cockmonster": Chris Kluwe Explains Gay Marriage To The Politician Who Is Offended By An NFL Player Supporting It | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has spoken out in favor of a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage. Yahoo has published a letter that Maryland state delegate Emmett C.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Colbert: ‘Human weather balloon’ Limbaugh thinks Obama controls the weather

Colbert: ‘Human weather balloon’ Limbaugh thinks Obama controls the weather | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Thursday on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert talked about the Democratic National Convention’s decision to move President Barack Obama’s speech accepting his party’s nomination indoors because of the threat of severe weather.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Bret
Scoop.it!

Watch DNC Video on Don't Ask-Don't Tell

The Democratic National Convention played a video showcasing President Obama's opposition and ending of Don't Ask-Don't Tell in the U.S. Military.
more...
No comment yet.