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Mitt Romney: 'What I Learned At Bain Capital'

Mitt Romney: 'What I Learned At Bain Capital' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Thursday evening, Mitt Romney detailed what he learned in his time at Bain Capital, using the back-to-school season to tout his role in Staples Inc. and other companies' growth and success.
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West Nile virus epidemic the worst America has ever seen

West Nile virus epidemic the worst America has ever seen | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Cities across the United States are being ravaged by an outbreak of West Nile virus, and experts say the epidemic is the worst the country has ever seen.
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Maddow: Republican Convention ‘rolling out the Iraq war’ for Paul Ryan

Maddow: Republican Convention ‘rolling out the Iraq war’ for Paul Ryan | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On her show Thursday night, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said the Republican Convention in Tampa was “rolling out” Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as if he were former deputy secretary of defense Paul Wolfowitz, a neoconservative who served in the Bush Administration.

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Hey Republicans! Stop Misusing My Medicare Study!

Hey Republicans! Stop Misusing My Medicare Study! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Supporters for the Romney-Ryan approach to Medicare have a new talking point. They say a new study by “three liberal Harvard economists” proves that the plan’s competition will reduce health care costs without harming beneficiaries. But the study doesn’t say that.

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Mitt Romney Dismisses Fact-Checkers, Defends Bogus Welfare Ads

Mitt Romney Dismisses Fact-Checkers, Defends Bogus Welfare Ads | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney doesn't care what fact-checkers think.
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No Name Calling, Just 3 Minutes Of Facts On The Romney-Ryan Plan

No Name Calling, Just 3 Minutes Of Facts On The Romney-Ryan Plan | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Demystifying the Romney-Ryan economic plan like an adult who doesn't need to shout to feel right.
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Paul Ryan: "Rape is only rape, if the offender specifies he's raping you"

Paul Ryan: "Rape is only rape, if the offender specifies he's raping you" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In a recent Fox News interview, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan expressed his feelings on the subject of rape.
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Paul Ryan Still Believes In Banning All Abortion, Even In Cases Of Rape

Paul Ryan Still Believes In Banning All Abortion, Even In Cases Of Rape | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Congressman Paul Ryan is being a good vice-presidential nominee and deferring to Mitt Romney’s decision to support abortion in cases of rape, despite his own views.
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Writer upset after having to answer for defense of anti-gay hate group

Dana Milbank is not a happy camper.

 

A week after the defending the Family Research Council from the claim (from the Southern Poverty Law Center) that it is a hate group, he sat down with Michelangelo Signorile to discuss his piece.

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Gay Bathhouse Rolls Out Red Carpet for GOP

Gay Bathhouse Rolls Out Red Carpet for GOP | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A gay-owned hotel/spa/bathhouse in Tampa, Fla., is flinging its doors wide for closeted conventioneers, offering free admission to all Republican National Convention delegates through August 31.

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Obama Hits GOP Rep Who 'Somehow Missed Science Class'

Obama Hits GOP Rep Who 'Somehow Missed Science Class' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

President Barack Obama again criticized Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) for his controversial remarks on rape, saying the GOP Senate nominee "somehow missed science class."

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Pseudo-Historians Unite: David Barton and Scott Lively use Fake Scholarship to Disguise their Extremist Views

David Barton defends his junk history by pointing to an anonymous group of academics who apparently approve of his “scholarship” while simultaneously saying that people can trust his work because the liberal, secular, academic elite doesn’t approve...
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NOM's Jennifer Roback Morse denies homosexuality's existence. Again.

NOM's Jennifer Roback Morse denies homosexuality's existence. Again. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NOM's Jennifer Roback Morse denies homosexuality's existence. Again.: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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AIDS-like disease found in Asians, trigger unknown

AIDS-like disease found in Asians, trigger unknown | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A mysterious new disease causes AIDS-like symptoms in Asians even though they are not infected with HIV, a research has found. The disease damages patients’ immune systems, but is not contagious.
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Romney Doesn't Want the Public to Know How Much Money He Gives the Mormon Church

Romney Doesn't Want the Public to Know How Much Money He Gives the Mormon Church | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney's refusal to release more of his tax returns isn't about any shady offshore dealings — he just doesn't want people to know how much money he gives the Mormon Church.
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The Bain Files: Inside Mitt Romney's Tax-Dodging Cayman Schemes

The Bain Files: Inside Mitt Romney's Tax-Dodging Cayman Schemes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney's $250 million fortune is largely a black hole: Aside from the meager and vague disclosures he has filed under federal and Massachusetts laws, and the two years of partial tax returns (one filed and another provisional) he has released,...
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Scott Brown: I Don't Need Warren Speaking About Me

Scott Brown: I Don't Need Warren Speaking About Me | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) seems to have a new message for his Democratic Senate rival Elizabeth Warren: Shut up, already.
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Romney To Unveil Energy Plan

Romney To Unveil Energy Plan | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By Steve Holland LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug 23 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will lay out policies on Thursday aimed at achieving North American energy independence by 2020 by pursuing a sharp increase in...
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Ayn Rand's Hidden Memoir -- Reveals Secret Love of Collectivism

Ayn Rand's Hidden Memoir -- Reveals Secret Love of Collectivism | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
What was found inside one of her apparent final works of writing was eye-opening and heartbreaking for all those who cherished her deeply for her egoist beliefs of only caring about oneself.
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Canadian 'punching' scamvangelist banned from UK

Canadian 'punching' scamvangelist banned from UK | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Canadian preacher, who claims to cure sick people by hitting them, has been refused entry into the UK for a controversial tour.
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Audio: May Brian Brown's words ring far and wide!

Audio: May Brian Brown's words ring far and wide! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Audio: May Brian Brown's words ring far and wide!: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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WATCH: Hypocrisy Could Cause Major Damage, Haunt Paul Ryan

WATCH: Hypocrisy Could Cause Major Damage, Haunt Paul Ryan | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - When Congressman Paul Ryan has been asked the past few years about the value of stimulus to the sagging economy and the nation's jobless, the Wisconsin Republican has dismissed it as meaningless, and dubbed it "sugar-high economics." ...
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Missouri GOP Leader Wants You to Know That Rapes Resulting in Pregnancy Are a 'Blessing'

Missouri GOP Leader Wants You to Know That Rapes Resulting in Pregnancy Are a 'Blessing' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Anytime someone says something as toe-curlingly moronic as Rep. Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akin did, it's best for everyone in the vicinity to just acknowledge the moron's stupidity and move on.
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Washington man arrested for online threat against Obama

Washington man arrested for online threat against Obama | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Seattle-area man was arrested Tuesday after emailing a threat against President Barack Obama to an FBI account.

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