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Romney Converts to Judaism After Visiting the Wailing Wall To "Strengthen his bond with Israel"

Romney Converts to Judaism After Visiting the Wailing Wall To "Strengthen his bond with Israel" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Presidential hopeful and Republican frontman Mitt Romney visited Israel over the weekend. While in Jerusalem he made a stop at the Wailing Wall to offer prayers and reflection.
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Scalia: There Are 'Undoubtedly' Limits To A Person's Right To Carry Guns

Scalia: There Are 'Undoubtedly' Limits To A Person's Right To Carry Guns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Sunday that there are "undoubtedly" limits to a person's right to bear arms under the Second Amendment, but that future court cases will have to decide where to draw the line.
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Romney horse rider: dressage can be done with a ‘normal budget’ | The Raw Story

Romney horse rider: dressage can be done with a ‘normal budget’ | The Raw Story | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The man who will ride Ann Romney’s horse, Rafalca, in the Olympics insists that dressage is not a sport solely for the upper class, and that any family on a, “normal budget” could afford to buy, train and feed their own horse for competition.

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Koch-Backed Scientist: 'Humans Are Almost Entirely The Cause' Of Climate Change

Koch-Backed Scientist: 'Humans Are Almost Entirely The Cause' Of Climate Change | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"Humans are almost entirely the cause" of climate change, according to a scientist who once doubted that global warming even existed. Last year, Richard Muller walked back years of climate change skepticism in light of new research.
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Chick-Fil-A Staffer Agrees With Customer: This Gay Boycott Is Purging The Filth

Chick-Fil-A Staffer Agrees With Customer: This Gay Boycott Is Purging The Filth | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Asshat YouTube user GodsGunsGutsGlory, who has been on a years-long campaign against gay people, took his six year-old daughter to a local Chick-Fil-A where he told a staffer that the boycott against her employer was "purging the filth" from the customer base.

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Anonymous Hacks IRS Database -- Publishes Romney Tax Returns

Anonymous Hacks IRS Database -- Publishes Romney Tax Returns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Late last night, the mysterious group of hackers known as Anonymous successfully hacked the main database for the Internal Revenue Service. The group appeared to have a singular target- Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
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NBC Sparks Controversy With Opening Ceremony Edit

NBC Sparks Controversy With Opening Ceremony Edit | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- NBC has come under fire in the British press for editing out a performance during the London Olympics opening ceremony that has been interpreted by some as a tribute to victims of the "7/7" terrorist attacks that rocked that city in 2005.
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Apple Is Said to Discuss an Investment in Twitter

Apple Is Said to Discuss an Investment in Twitter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Apple, which has stumbled in its efforts to get into social media, has talked with Twitter in recent months about making a strategic investment in it, according to people briefed on the matter.
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Walleyed Virginia Foxx (R-Dipshitistan) Slammed For Seeking Political Gain Off Aurora Tragedy

Walleyed Virginia Foxx (R-Dipshitistan) Slammed For Seeking Political Gain Off Aurora Tragedy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) had no business invoking the Aurora, Colo., shootings to advance a completely unrelated partisan bill, her Democratic challenger declared on Thursday.
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EXCLUSIVE: Harry Reid Says Romney Embarrassed U.S.

EXCLUSIVE: Harry Reid Says Romney Embarrassed U.S. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney embarrassed the United States, and himself, by going to London and insulting the British in advance of the Olympics, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday evening.
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French lawmakers abolish tax breaks, boost taxes on rich

French lawmakers abolish tax breaks, boost taxes on rich | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
French lawmakers Thursday backed a series of measures abolishing tax breaks and taxing the wealthy as the new Socialist government pursued efforts to kickstart the economy with a tax-and-spend programme.
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Fla. Republican: We wanted to suppress black votes

Fla. Republican: We wanted to suppress black votes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Florida's disgraced former GOP chairman says the party had meetings about "keeping blacks from voting"...
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Romney: Overpaying Taxes Disqualifies President

Romney: Overpaying Taxes Disqualifies President | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM -- Mitt Romney says that if he paid more taxes than were required, he wouldn't be qualified to be president. The U.S.
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Republican strategist to Fox News: Romney ‘aloof and not understanding’

Republican strategist to Fox News: Romney ‘aloof and not understanding’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Republican strategist who managed former Gov. Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign says that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney’s recent gaffes during a trip to London reinforced the appearance that he is “aloof and not always understanding the situation.”

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Empty Seats Have Olympic Committee Playing Defense

Empty Seats Have Olympic Committee Playing Defense | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The committee said people should be careful not to come to judgment based on first-day attendance.
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Why Being Gay Isn’t Against The Bible

Why Being Gay Isn’t Against The Bible | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Far too often we hear the Christian right use the bible as justification for their bigotry.
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Romney: Queen Elizabeth is "Wrinklier in Person"

Romney: Queen Elizabeth is "Wrinklier in Person" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney ruffled feathers in Britain this week by telling reporters that Queen Elizabeth is "much wrinklier in person" during a press conference following his visit to Buckingham palace.
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Romney Bans Reporters In Unusual Move

Romney Bans Reporters In Unusual Move | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TEL AVIV, Israel -- U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to raise campaign money in private while in Israel, so what he tells wealthy American supporters abroad will be kept quiet from voters at home.
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Anti-Science Santorum: Freeh Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal Report False

Anti-Science Santorum: Freeh Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal Report False | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Santorum, whose presidential campaign fizzled out once the US realized how far from reality he really is, says the Freeh Report on the Penn State sex abuse is false.
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London cyclists say 'green' Games boast 'a bit of a joke'

London cyclists say 'green' Games boast 'a bit of a joke' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LONDON -- The 2012 Olympics may claim to be the first 'green' Summer Games, but the city’s cyclists have been holding a number of protests -- including one on Friday at which more than 100 people were arrested -- claiming that the authorities appear...
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Photos That Make...Oh, Just Fuck You, Mitt Romney

Photos That Make...Oh, Just Fuck You, Mitt Romney | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

You know, the Rude Pundit could have been an actual superhero, flying around and saving people and defeating villains, like the Trader, a Wall Street executive who was bitten by a vampire squid and now sucks the funds out of the pockets of poor people with fanged tentacles of doom, and if someone had come to him and said, "Hey, we want your approval to sell these pins with a cartoon version of your face on them," he'd have said, "Go fuck yourself."

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Allen West Challenger Launches 'What West Said' Website

Allen West Challenger Launches 'What West Said' Website | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Patrick Murphy, the Democratic challenger to Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), launched a new website on Friday that may be the equivalent of the gift that keeps on giving: a website dedicated to collecting outrageous comments made by the Tea Party freshman.

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The #Romneyshambles Tweets

The #Romneyshambles Tweets | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Poor Mitt Romney. His European tour that was supposed to be a campaign-boosting, charm-fest, but the trip has taken a turn for the worst, with Romney gaffing it up during his time at London Olympics.
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Differences in Conservative and Liberal Brains

Differences in Conservative and Liberal Brains | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
2012election.procon.org - In the seven scientific studies summarized below (six of which are peer-reviewed studies), researchers found that liberals and conservatives have different brain structures, different physiological responses to stimuli,...
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