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Money in Politics: Where Is the Outrage?

Money in Politics: Where Is the Outrage? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
No serious proposal to take the money out of politics, or even reduce its tightening grip on the body politic, will emerge from Tampa or Charlotte, so the sounds of celebration and merriment are merely prelude to a funeral cortege for America as a...
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Low-Paying Staples Is Romney's Go-To Example of "Success"

Low-Paying Staples Is Romney's Go-To Example of "Success" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The RNC will feature the former CEO of the office-supplies giant on Thursday night.
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Middlemen Rejoice: The GOP Wants Banks Back in Control of Student Loans | Next New Deal

Middlemen Rejoice: The GOP Wants Banks Back in Control of Student Loans | Next New Deal | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Republican platform calls for undoing student loan reform so private lenders can get a bigger piece of the pie.

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6 Worst Lies In Paul Ryan’s Speech

6 Worst Lies In Paul Ryan’s Speech | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is taking flack on the morning news shows for his keynote address at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night.
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Tea Party, Romney Make Marriage Of Convenience

Tea Party, Romney Make Marriage Of Convenience | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- There's a marriage of convenience at the Republican National Convention this week. Mitt Romney needs the tea party's vigor to ensure the GOP's conservative base is fired up and works on his behalf this fall.
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Horrible Actor Jon Voight: Obama "is of the Marxist, Socialist Root"

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/jon-voight-obama-marxist-socialist-root Conservative actor Jon Voight warns President Obama "is of the Marxist, Sociali...
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Paul Ryan Speech Built On Demonstrably Misleading Assertions

Paul Ryan Speech Built On Demonstrably Misleading Assertions | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- Paul Ryan pledged Wednesday that if he and his running mate Mitt Romney were elected president, they would usher in an ethic of responsibility.
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Obama Hits Back At Romney Pollster

Obama Hits Back At Romney Pollster | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
At a campaign event on Wednesday, President Barack Obama latched onto remarks made by Neil Newhouse, a pollster for Mitt Romney, who said this week the Republican presidential candidate's campaign would not "be dictated by fact-checkers."...
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Paul Ryan’s Hypocritical Attack on Barack Obama

Paul Ryan forcefully attacked the Obama Administration tonight. But many of the criticisms he leveled against Barack Obama apply equally to his and Mitt Romney’s own records.
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Jon Stewart: RNC theme shows ‘a party-wide persecution complex'

Jon Stewart: RNC theme shows ‘a party-wide persecution complex' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart took the Republican National Convention to task for basing their entire theme on an out-of-context quote — “We built it.”

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Gay Republicans Sell Us Down the River With Lies!

Gay Republicans Sell Us Down the River With Lies! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Just when you assumed gay self-loathing had been deposited in the dead-chicken bins, along comes a new wave of self-flagellation aimed to throw us under the hate truck.
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Obama: "We Need to Seriously Consider" A Constitutional Amendment to Reverse Citizens United

Obama: "We Need to Seriously Consider" A Constitutional Amendment to Reverse Citizens United | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The president just made his super-PAC buddies' jobs more difficult.
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Mitt Romney, Former Mormon Bishop, Unveils New Emphasis On His Faith

Mitt Romney, Former Mormon Bishop, Unveils New Emphasis On His Faith | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- As the parade of witnesses to the godliness, charity and grace of Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention Thursday night reminded us, Romney was a leading bishop in the Mormon Church.
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Preying for absolution: Catholic priest says molester priests ‘seduced’ by minors

Preying for absolution: Catholic priest says molester priests ‘seduced’ by minors | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A prominent New York Catholic priest stated in an interview that minors often seduce older clerics, leading them to commit sex acts.
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Fox News Op-Ed: Paul Ryan ‘Earned Gold’ For ‘Greatest Number Of Blatant Lies’

Fox News Op-Ed: Paul Ryan ‘Earned Gold’ For ‘Greatest Number Of Blatant Lies’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Paul Ryan’s speech at the Republican National Convention last night was filled with “blatant lies and misrepresentations” according to an op-ed in Fox News.
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Herman Cain admits Romney’s welfare attack is wrong

Herman Cain admits Romney’s welfare attack is wrong | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain finally admitted on Wednesday night that Mitt Romney’s welfare attack ad is false. But even for Comedy Central host Jon Stewart, that admission took some wrangling.

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Gingrich: Ask About Obama's College Papers, Other Records

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/gingrich-whole-range-questions-obama-college-application Newt Gingrich says right-wing activists must "raise a whole ra...
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Assault on Google News: Berlin Cabinet Approves New Web Copyright Law

Assault on Google News: Berlin Cabinet Approves New Web Copyright Law | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The government of Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to require Google and other aggregators to pay for reproducing content from news websites. Her cabinet on Wednesday agreed on a draft law that would impose a fee even for tiny snippets of text.
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Five Reasons Why Romney Will Be an Awful President for LGBT Americans

Five Reasons Why Romney Will Be an Awful President for LGBT Americans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
With the GOP convention in full swing, cementing Mitt Romney's position as the Republican Presidential nominee, the time is ripe for a deeper dive at the actual platforms being promoted that may rule our next four years.
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Colorado Voter Purge Effort Falls Flat

Colorado Voter Purge Effort Falls Flat | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
DENVER -- Nearly a third of people whose citizenship and right to vote were questioned by Colorado's secretary of state are actually U.S.
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Yahoo News Bureau Chief Fired Shocking Romney Comments

Yahoo News Bureau Chief Fired Shocking Romney Comments | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Yahoo News' Washington bureau chief David Chalian was fired on Wednesday after a hot-mic incident during an online broadcast from the GOP convention in Tampa. Media watchdog NewsBusters was first to post audio of the incident.
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Ron Paul Delegates Accuse Security Of Suppressing Their Signs

Ron Paul Delegates Accuse Security Of Suppressing Their Signs | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- After protesting on the floor at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, Ron Paul delegates on Wednesday accused convention security guards of confiscating their signs in support of the former presidential candidate in order...
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New Zealand Passes 1st Stage of Gay Marriage Law

New Zealand Parliament passes 1st stage of gay marriage law spurred by Obama declaration...
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Paul Ryan Misleads With GM Plant Closure Tale

Paul Ryan Misleads With GM Plant Closure Tale | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- In his prime-time speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday evening, vice presidential hopeful Rep.
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