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Paul Ryan said President Obama “funneled” $716 billion out of Medicare “at the expense of the elderly.”

Paul Ryan said President Obama “funneled” $716 billion out of Medicare “at the expense of the elderly.” | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan has made some of his sharpest attacks yet on Barack Obama’s health care law, calling the law "the greatest threat to Medicare." Ryan himself advocates a plan to give voucher-like credits to seniors, so they can...
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Grand Old Costume Party: Cheeseheads, witches and Amelia Earhart

Grand Old Costume Party: Cheeseheads, witches and Amelia Earhart | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla. -- Is this the Republican National Convention or is this a Halloween party with a lot of strange Mitt Romney fans?
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Exposed: Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, Tea Party ‘Coming Together’ With Anti-Gay Groups

Exposed: Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, Tea Party ‘Coming Together’ With Anti-Gay Groups | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
David Brody admits the Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, and the Tea Party are “coming together” with anti-gay organizations and a hate group, the Family Research Council.
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Arizona Republican: Middle Easterners ‘look Mexican’ and want ‘to cause harm’

Arizona Republican: Middle Easterners ‘look Mexican’ and want ‘to cause harm’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A leading Muslim civil rights group said Wednesday that Republican Party officials in Arizona should repudiate a freshly minted congressional candidate after her Democratic opponent published video of her making several bizarre statements about “Middle Easterners.”

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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’

David Letterman presents ‘Ann and Mitt Romney Lies’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

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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South Carolina Lawmaker Said ‘Amen’ To Email Comparing Blacks To ‘Bees Going After A Watermelon’

South Carolina Lawmaker Said ‘Amen’ To Email Comparing Blacks To ‘Bees Going After A Watermelon’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
State Rep. Alan Clemmons, who authored the South Carolina voter ID law being argued in federal court this week, admitted on Tuesday he welcomed a racist email he received from a friend in support of the law.
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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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