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Watching Romney Ignore This Dying Man's Plea Is Really Upsetting

Watching Romney Ignore This Dying Man's Plea Is Really Upsetting | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Does this look like someone with the leadership ability to be president?
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Five Things Everyone Should Know About GOP Senate Candidate Ted Cruz

Five Things Everyone Should Know About GOP Senate Candidate Ted Cruz | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Today, Texas Republican primary voters selected Ted Cruz as their candidate to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX).
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Mitt Romney's Pork Barrel Olympics

Mitt Romney's Pork Barrel Olympics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The GOP candidate pried $1.5 billion out of the federal government to bankroll his Olympic turnaround. Millions went to questionable projects that benefited well-connected Utahns.
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GOP Congressman Unexpectedly Resigns

GOP Congressman Unexpectedly Resigns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Geoff Davis (R-Ky.), who represents Kentucky's Fourth District, resigned from Congress on Tuesday.
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Suburban Denver Bake Shop Refuses To Sell Cake To Gay Couple (VIDEO)

Suburban Denver Bake Shop Refuses To Sell Cake To Gay Couple (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Who knew homophobia would be on the menu?
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Bernie Sanders says Walmart heirs own more wealth than bottom 40 percent of Americans

Bernie Sanders says Walmart heirs own more wealth than bottom 40 percent of Americans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Democrats, tweeted a startling statistic to his followers on July 22, 2012: "Today the Walton family of Walmart own more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of America." Sanders speaks and...
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Tea Party spokesman comes out for marriage equality in Maine

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Pastor defends Chick-fil-A, warns that homosexuality leads to pedophilia

Pastor defends Chick-fil-A, warns that homosexuality leads to pedophilia | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Pastor Robert Jeffress has been making the rounds to defend Chick-fil-A’s anti-gay advocacy with claims that gays lead a “miserable lifestyle” and telling his congregants to support “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day." "The liberals have gone into a...
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World Leader Outraged By Romney's 'Racist Statement'

World Leader Outraged By Romney's 'Racist Statement' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM -- Mitt Romney told Jewish donors Monday that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the Palestinians, outraging Palestinian leaders who suggested his comments were racist and out of touch...
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600 million in the dark in Delhi and northern India as power outages plague country

600 million in the dark in Delhi and northern India as power outages plague country | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
India’s northern and eastern power grids have failed, plunging half the country into darkness. It is the second consecutive day in which blackouts struck India.
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Religious Right Leaders Pray for 'Healing for Those who Struggle with Same-Sex Attraction'

A number of prominent women leaders of the Religious Right have come together for the American Prayer Initiative, which is “designed to help draw ‘we the people’ of this nation back to the One upon whom she was founded.’ The group includes the National...
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Report: Apple to announce next iPhone and smaller iPad on Sept. 12

Report: Apple to announce next iPhone and smaller iPad on Sept. 12 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Updated 4:43 p.m. ET Circle Sept. 12 on your calendar, Apple fanboys and fangirls. Because rumor is that the next generation iPhone will be ...
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War crime? Syrian rebels execute POWs (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

War crime? Syrian rebels execute POWs (GRAPHIC VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A horrifying amateur video from Syria emerged online, showing an apparent mass execution of pro-government forces in Aleppo at the hands of rebels from the Free Syria Army.
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'End of capitalism': Bolivia to expel Coca-Cola in wake of 2012 Mayan apocalypse

'End of capitalism': Bolivia to expel Coca-Cola in wake of 2012 Mayan apocalypse | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In a symbolic rejection of US capitalism, Bolivia announced it will expel the Coca-Cola Company from the country at the end of the Mayan calendar. This will mark the end of capitalism and usher in a new era of equality, the Bolivian govt says.
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Former ITT Tech recruiter: ‘Predatory’ tactics pushed parolees into criminal justice programs

Former ITT Tech recruiter: ‘Predatory’ tactics pushed parolees into criminal justice programs | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A former recruiter for ITT Technical institute told reporters in a press conference hosted by committee Chair Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) on Monday that the company used a variety of high-pressure “unconscionable” and “predatory” techniques to pressure students into enrolling with the for-profit college, including misleading parolees into believing that they could secure a job in the criminal justice field after completing a program, according to Republic Report .

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Democratic Convention Speaker Appeals To Latinos, Texans

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WASHINGTON -- San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be the first Latino keynote speaker of the Democratic National Convention -- an event chaired by Latino Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa -- in a year of intense jockeying for the Latino vote.
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Harry Reid Makes Bold Charge On Mitt Romney's Tax Returns

Harry Reid Makes Bold Charge On Mitt Romney's Tax Returns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has what he says is an informed explanation for why Mitt Romney refuses to release additional tax returns. According a Bain investor, Reid charged, Romney didn't pay any taxes for 10 years.
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Breaking: DOMA Declared Unconstitutional Again — By A Bush Appointee

Breaking: DOMA Declared Unconstitutional Again — By A Bush Appointee | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, has yet again been declared unconstitutional by a federal court, marking seven federal courts ruling the 1996 law unconstitutional (Breaking: DOMA Declared Unconstitutional Again -- By A Bush Appointee:
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Psychological Conditioning And Forced Drug Usage On U.S. Soldiers Makes Them 80% More Lethal

Psychological Conditioning And Forced Drug Usage On U.S. Soldiers Makes Them 80% More Lethal | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Remember the good ol' days of war when soldiers didn't actually want to shoot shoot each other?
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Internal audit finds anti-gay marriage study to be "bullsh-t"

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Saudi Arabia Bans Smoking

Saudi Arabia Bans Smoking | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia has banned smoking in government offices and most public places, including restaurants, coffee shops, supermarkets and shopping malls.
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Democratic platform draft includes marriage equality plank: sources

Democratic platform draft includes marriage equality plank: sources | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Democratic Party platform drafting committee approved on Sunday language endorsing same-sex marriage in addition to other pro-LGBT positions as part of the Democratic Party platform, according to two sources familiar with the drafting process.

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New Jersey Bed & Breakfast Owner Tells Lesbian Mom: God Invented AIDS So That We Don't Have To Serve Queers

New Jersey Bed & Breakfast Owner Tells Lesbian Mom: God Invented AIDS So That We Don't Have To Serve Queers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

After noticing the above sign outside of a New Jersey bed and breakfast, one lesbian mom took to their Facebook page to express disappointment that her family was clearly unwelcome there.

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