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Akin uses another wrong word #LegitimateTypo

Akin uses another wrong word #LegitimateTypo | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Akin uses another wrong word #LegitimateTypo: Good As You: Gay and Lesbian Activism With a Sense of Humor. News. Politics. Commentary. Irreverence.
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Australian rugby player speaks out for marriage equality on television

Australian rugby player speaks out for marriage equality on television | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Australian rugby player David Pocock has pledged that he and his girlfriend will not marry until marriage equality is legalised in Australia.
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Top Romney surrogate compares LGBT people to drug users, polygamists

Top Romney surrogate compares LGBT people to drug users, polygamists | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TAMPA, Fla.— Kansas Secretary of State and Mitt Romney surrogate Kris Kobach compared LGBT people to drug users and polygamists while debating the GOP…...
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KBC backs international Facebook complaint

KBC backs international Facebook complaint | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Flemish bank KBC is backing an international complaint against the Facebook company. A KBC investment fund suffered losses as a result of the controversial floatation of the company that operates the social networking site.
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Newsweek Under Fire Over Niall Ferguson Article

Newsweek Under Fire Over Niall Ferguson Article | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The controversy over Newsweek's latest issue is continuing to swirl, and the magazine itself is coming under fire.
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Maybe you can 'just make stuff up'

Maybe you can 'just make stuff up' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Just over the last two weeks, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has released three television ads and two online videos devoted exclusively to -- you guessed it -- welfare.
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Pregnant Woman Relieved To Learn Her Rape Was Illegitimate

Pregnant Woman Relieved To Learn Her Rape Was Illegitimate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LITCHFIELD, CT—Though she was initially upset following the brutal sexual assault last month that left her pregnant, victim Martha Byars told reporters she was relieved Sunday to learn from Rep.
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Indie Rocker To Paul Ryan: 'Dude, Listen To The Lyrics'

Indie Rocker To Paul Ryan: 'Dude, Listen To The Lyrics' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Stars have been making their sometimes-dancey, sometimes-depressed brand of relationship-centric music for over a decade now, so it's a bit jarring to hear singer Torquil Campbell open a song with a line like this: "There's been a lot of talk of...
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Krugman Blasts Niall Ferguson

Krugman Blasts Niall Ferguson | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Paul Krugman says that Newsweek needs to issue a correction for columnist Niall Ferguson's new cover story on why President Obama does not deserve reelection.
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Soledad O’Brien tries to get Christine O’Donnell to define the word ‘Marxist’

Soledad O’Brien tries to get Christine O’Donnell to define the word ‘Marxist’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

CNN host Soledad O’Brien finally had an Inigo Montoya moment on Monday, and all it took was former Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell misusing the word “Marxist.”

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Group says Obama revealed secret information to Hollywood filmmakers

Group says Obama revealed secret information to Hollywood filmmakers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A new group of former special forces soldiers and CIA officers has produced a video that accuses Barack Obama of revealing sensitive intelligence information for cheap political gain.
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Stop milking the shooting, Tony. The Family Research Council is still a hate group

Stop milking the shooting, Tony. The Family Research Council is still a hate group | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

I think some folks are too spooked to call out FRC's past homophobic language for fear that they may be accused to giving a green light to the type of violence which occurred on Wednesday.

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FBI throws Marine vet into mental ward over Facebook posts

FBI throws Marine vet into mental ward over Facebook posts | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
US police detained a Marine Corps veteran over his Facebook posts, triggering outrage in the online community. Brandon J.
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Tea Party "Truth In Media" Head: The SPLC Gave Hate Group Label To Chick-Fil-A

Tea Party "Truth In Media" Head: The SPLC Gave Hate Group Label To Chick-Fil-A | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

"The liberal media have repeatedly and deliberately turned a blind eye to the violent, hateful culture of liberalism, particularly their vicious attacks against those who advocate traditional Christian values and conservative principles. We saw it during their deceptive, romanticized coverage of Occupy Wall Street. We saw it again during their sneering, anti-Christian coverage of the Chick-fil-A controversy.

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Paul Ryan Brags – ‘I Voted To Send People To War’ [And 12 Of Obama's Foreign Policy Accomplishments] (VIDEO)

Paul Ryan Brags – ‘I Voted To Send People To War’ [And 12 Of Obama's Foreign Policy Accomplishments] (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Romney/Ryan ticket has virtually no foreign policy experience and Romney's greatest foreign accomplishment seems to be offending our allies.
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Paedophile bishop becomes cartoon bad guy

Paedophile bishop becomes cartoon bad guy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Belgium's disgraced former Bishop of Bruges, Roger Vangheluwe, features in the latest album of the tremendously popular Kiekeboe series.
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Top U.S. general blasts ex-officers for attacking Obama

Top U.S. general blasts ex-officers for attacking Obama | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT — US military chief General Martin Dempsey denounced ex-officers Tuesday for waging a campaign against President Barack Obama, arguing that soldiers had a duty to stay above the political fray.

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OPSEC Spokesman A Birther, Has Called Obama A Communist

OPSEC Spokesman A Birther, Has Called Obama A Communist | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Benjamin Smith, a spokesman for Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund Inc.
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What Science Says About Rep. Akin's Rape 'Theory'

What Science Says About Rep. Akin's Rape 'Theory' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 08/20/2012 11:30 AM EDT on LiveScience When a viable sperm penetrates a viable egg inside a woman's reproductive tract, the result is a fertilized egg that can then implant in the uterus.
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LOOK: Google Tool Visualizes Explosion In Global Arms Trade

LOOK: Google Tool Visualizes Explosion In Global Arms Trade | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Google recently launched a project to map out the flow of small arms, light weapons and ammunition transfers in and out of countries around the world.
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A Full Fact-Check of Niall Ferguson's Very Bad Argument Against Obama

A Full Fact-Check of Niall Ferguson's Very Bad Argument Against Obama | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A counterfactual history of the past four years.
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Obama addresses Akin scandal: 'Rape is rape'

Obama addresses Akin scandal: 'Rape is rape' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
White House reporters were none too pleased last week about their lack of interaction with President Obama of late, so the president stopped by the briefing room in person this afternoon to field questions for about 20 minutes.
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Akin apologizes: ‘I was talking about forcible rape’ | The Raw Story

Akin apologizes: ‘I was talking about forcible rape’ | The Raw Story | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

“I was talking about forcible rape,” Akin said. “It was absolutely the wrong word. … I’ve known people who have been raped. I don’t know any who have been raped and it turned out to end in pregnancy, but I know that happens too.”

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Todd 'Legitimate Rape' Akin Says He Won't Drop Out of Race as Almost Entire GOP Abandons Him

Todd 'Legitimate Rape' Akin Says He Won't Drop Out of Race as Almost Entire GOP Abandons Him | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Republican candidate Todd Akin, whose deep empathy for rape victims and profound understanding of female biology led him to tell a television reporter yesterday that in cases of "legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole ...
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WATCH: Scarborough In Despair After GOP Rep.'s Outrageous Rape Comments

WATCH: Scarborough In Despair After GOP Rep.'s Outrageous Rape Comments | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Joe Scarborough all but threw his hands up in despair after Republican congressman Todd Akin's outrageous comments about rape.
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