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Artur Davis says the health care law requires people to buy insurance

Artur Davis says the health care law requires people to buy insurance | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Back in 2008, Artur Davis was a Democratic congressman from Alabama who supported Barack Obama for president. In 2012, he’s a Republican supporting Mitt Romney who spoke at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
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Gay men targeted as robbers' favourite victims

Gay men targeted as robbers' favourite victims | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Two young men have been convicted after they enticed gay men to a desolate location and robbed them of their cash, bankcards and mobile phones.
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Undercover At NOM's Anti-Gay Student Conference | Equality Matters

Undercover At NOM's Anti-Gay Student Conference | Equality Matters | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Every summer for the past four years, the National Organization for Marriage's (NOM) Ruth Institute has invited college students from across the country to participate in its weekend-long "It Takes A Family To Raise A Village" (ITAF) conference in San Diego, CA. According to NOM, the conference is meant to prepare college students to defend "natural marriage" on their campuses by introducing them to a number of prominent anti-gay speakers and activists.

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Romney Fails To Excite Some Of His GOP Base

Romney Fails To Excite Some Of His GOP Base | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. - The most talked-about-party of Monday night at the Republican National Convention was co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the National Realtors Association and the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States.
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Mitt's Popularity Falls Ahead Of Republican Convention

Mitt's Popularity Falls Ahead Of Republican Convention | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The importance of Ann Romney's strong speech was highlighted Tuesday night by the release of an ABC News/Washington Post poll that found Mitt Romney's popularity falling going into the Republican National Convention.
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GOP State Official Makes Shocking Voter ID Admission

GOP State Official Makes Shocking Voter ID Admission | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The federal trial over South Carolina's voter identification law got under way Monday with a state senator insisting his work on the law was aimed at fighting fraud and instilling public confidence in the election system.
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The Gold Standard Is Nuts—and Perfect for Today’s GOP

The Gold Standard Is Nuts—and Perfect for Today’s GOP | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The GOP has convinced working-class whites to support rich people's fiscal policy. Now they’ve figured the same trick for monetary policy, too.
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Fox News introduces Romney sons with gay anthem ‘It’s Raining Men’

Fox News introduces Romney sons with gay anthem ‘It’s Raining Men’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The conservative morning show Fox & Friends on Monday used one of the world’s most popular gay anthems as they introduced all of GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s five sons.

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‘Rope’ – The Right Keeps Finding New Lows To Sink To (IMAGE)

‘Rope’ – The Right Keeps Finding New Lows To Sink To (IMAGE) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If they can't win at the ballots, they'll resort to threats of violence. Is there a better definition of terrorism than that?
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Jesus: Wrong on Taxes (Vote Satan 2012)

This November, who will you choose? For updates and links, like my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tooltime9901/152775378089928 Tumblr http://pho...
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GOP Candidate Compares Pregnancy From Rape To What?

GOP Candidate Compares Pregnancy From Rape To What? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Trying to distance himself from the "legitimate rape" comment that Rep.
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His Grief, and Ours

His Grief, and Ours | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
MAL TIEMPO, BUENA CARA. Those words were attributed, in a wrenching story in The New York Times last winter, to Isabella Rivera, who is 86 years old and lives in Washington Heights.
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Coal miners lost pay when Mitt Romney visited their mine to promote coal jobs

Coal miners lost pay when Mitt Romney visited their mine to promote coal jobs | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Pepper Pike-based Murray Energy told workers that attending the Aug. 14 Romney campaign event in Beallsville would be both mandatory and unpaid, a top company official said Monday morning in a West Virginia radio interview.
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"Fuck You, Tyrants!": Ron Paul Supporters Rebel On Convention Floor

"Fuck You, Tyrants!": Ron Paul Supporters Rebel On Convention Floor | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Paul supporters freak out after the GOP freezes out a group of pro-Paul delegates from Maine.
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Rachel Maddow Rips Chris Christie's RNC Speech

Rachel Maddow Rips Chris Christie's RNC Speech | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rachel Maddow tore into Chris Christie's speech immediately after the New Jersey governor wrapped up the keynote address at the Republican national convention on Tuesday night.
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Majority of Americans think rich should pay more taxes

Majority of Americans think rich should pay more taxes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A new poll shows that the 58 percent of Americans believe the rich are intelligent and hardworking, but also greedy and dishonest, and should pay more taxes.
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RNC Attendee Allegedly Threw Nuts At Black CNN Camerawoman, Said ‘This Is How We Feed Animals’

RNC Attendee Allegedly Threw Nuts At Black CNN Camerawoman, Said ‘This Is How We Feed Animals’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An attendee at the Republican National Convention in Tampa allegedly threw nuts at a black camerawoman working for CNN and said “This is how we feed the animals” before being removed from the convention, a network official confirmed to TPM.
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David Letterman presents ‘Ann and Mitt Romney Lies’

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Monday night on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” host David Letterman premiered a new segment called “Ann and Mitt Romney Lies.”

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The Newsroom - Tea Party is the American Taliban

For a fictional show (based on actual events), this is the truest news story you have ever seen. From Episode 10 of "The Newsroom" by Aaron Sorkin.
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Gingrich: Obama ‘the most aggressively pro-abortion president in history’

Gingrich: Obama ‘the most aggressively pro-abortion president in history’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Sunday accused President Barack Obama of being

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Todd Akin Claims Breastmilk Cures Homosexuality

Todd Akin Claims Breastmilk Cures Homosexuality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Missouri U.S. senate candidate Todd Akin has stoked more outrage today by claiming that male homosexuality is a disease and that the medical establishment has found the cure.
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Utah Governor Won't Back Romney's False Welfare Claim

Utah Governor Won't Back Romney's False Welfare Claim | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- One of the Republican governors who sought waivers to welfare's work requirements said Monday he doesn't like the way the Obama administration is trying to grant that request, but Utah Gov.
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Boehner Joins Welfare Fray

Boehner Joins Welfare Fray | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday backed Mitt Romney's false charge that President Barack Obama has ended welfare work requirements.
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