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“Give America A Raise”

“Give America A Raise” | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Cities and states across the nation aren't waiting for federal action, they are taking steps to raise wages for their workers right now.
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State Of The Union Is Warming, Despite Right-Wing Snow-Trolling

State Of The Union Is Warming, Despite Right-Wing Snow-Trolling | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On January 28, President Obama gave his fifth State of the Union speech during which he addressed the urgent need to act on climate change. Conservative media pundits latched on to the cold winter weather in the area during his speech to laugh off global warming, despite the clear long-term warming trend.

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Colorado pastor arrested for impersonating U.S. marshal to kidnap and rob gay man

Colorado pastor arrested for impersonating U.S. marshal to kidnap and rob gay man | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Colorado Springs pastor is accused of soliciting gay men for sex online, then attacking them and robbing them under the guise of a U.S. marshal making an arrest.

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@CongHuelskamp (R-Dumbfuckistan) and Rachel Maddow clash over Benghazi and Obama ‘cheerleading’

@CongHuelskamp (R-Dumbfuckistan) and Rachel Maddow clash over Benghazi and Obama ‘cheerleading’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A question over the inclusion of Army Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg at Tuesday’s State of the Union address spiraled into a policy-spanning battle between MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), who accused her of hiding from what his party calls the truth about the Benghazi attack.

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This Report About Slavery And Child Labor In India's Handmade Carpet Industry Will Horrify You

This Report About Slavery And Child Labor In India's Handmade Carpet Industry Will Horrify You | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Children are locked, abused, beaten, and forced to work up to 18 hours a day, according to Harvard University's investigation into India's exploitative labor practices.
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My personal Fox News nightmare: Inside a month of self-induced torture

My personal Fox News nightmare: Inside a month of self-induced torture | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
I'm a card-carrying member of the ACLU. Here's what happened when I watched 3 hours of Fox every day for a month
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PHOTOS: 'Brokeback' Opera Premieres Tonight

PHOTOS: 'Brokeback' Opera Premieres Tonight | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Tonight's the night of the world premiere for "Brokeback Mountain," the opera, in Madrid, Spain. If you can't hop the pond for the performance, we've got photos and video here.
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New GOP Plan Makes Everything They Hate About Obamacare Even Worse

New GOP Plan Makes Everything They Hate About Obamacare Even Worse | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
For the last couple months, the Republican critique of Obamacare has been founded on President Barack Obama's broken promise: "If you like your health plan, you can keep it." It was a pledge that the health care reform law wouldn't disrupt the...
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Indiana House Derails 2014 Marriage Amendment By Voting To Change Its Language

Indiana House Derails 2014 Marriage Amendment By Voting To Change Its Language | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Indiana House voted to change the language of the proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, which will likely prevent it from advancing in 2014.
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Your prayers are answered: Watch Michele Bachmann and Bernie Sanders face off on CNN

Your prayers are answered: Watch Michele Bachmann and Bernie Sanders face off on CNN | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It doesn’t get any more ideologically opposed than this; Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) went head-to-head on CNN’s The Situatio
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Stop Saying Electric Cars Won’t Save the Planet. It's Lazy and Misleading.

Stop Saying Electric Cars Won’t Save the Planet. It's Lazy and Misleading. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Here’s a news flash, courtesy of tech blog the Verge: “Electric cars won’t save the planet.” The argument, based on a policy analysis from a civil engineering professor at North Carolina State University, hinges on two points.
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Projecting: Christian Conservatives Cry ‘Discrimination’ After Gay Grammy Weddings

Projecting: Christian Conservatives Cry ‘Discrimination’ After Gay Grammy Weddings | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
First off, I am a gay Christian. Just a disclaimer. Christian-Conservatives always love to play the victim whenever they can.
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Beautiful Sochi: Come for the terrorism, stay for the garbage

Beautiful Sochi: Come for the terrorism, stay for the garbage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Putin apologists post photos online to prove that Sochi is ready for the Olympics. Problem is, the photos are of Malta.
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President Obama Has Issued Fewer Executive Orders Than Any President in Over 100 Years

President Obama Has Issued Fewer Executive Orders Than Any President in Over 100 Years | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Fewer than Reagan. Fewer than Bush. And the other Bush.
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Lewis Black on the disaster that is the Sochi Olympics (video)

Lewis Black on the disaster that is the Sochi Olympics (video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Lewis Black on the Sochi Olympics disaster (video). `The only thing in Russia that`s more exposed than their corruption is their president`s nippples.`
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Paragon of Dumbfuckitude, @replouiegohmert: Raise taxes on poor people because they can pay with welfare

Paragon of Dumbfuckitude, @replouiegohmert: Raise taxes on poor people because they can pay with welfare | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) has proposed raising taxes on the poorest Americans even if the only money they have to pay is money that they get from government programs like welfare.

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PHOTOS: Republicans Lined Up at SOTU for Duck Dynasty Photo Op

PHOTOS: Republicans Lined Up at SOTU for Duck Dynasty Photo Op | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Of all the great Americans who Republicans could have invited to the State of the Union, they went with someone who symbolizes antigay sentiment.
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New York GOP Congressman Caught On Tape Threatening Reporter

New York GOP Congressman Caught On Tape Threatening Reporter | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Michael Grimm physically intimidated a New York 1 reporter Tuesday evening after the reporter tried to ask Grimm questions he didn't want to answer. Grimm is currently under federal invest...
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What The Media Should Tell You About Obamacare And Inequality

What The Media Should Tell You About Obamacare And Inequality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

New research reveals that the Affordable Care Act has a relatively strong effect on reducing income inequality and economic insecurity for low-income Americans. However, given past coverage of the law, this fact is likely to go underreported in media.

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Erick Erickson Responds To Greta Van Susteren With Graphic Anti-Abortion Screed

Erick Erickson Responds To Greta Van Susteren With Graphic Anti-Abortion Screed | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Erick Erickson is grateful to fellow Fox News colleague Greta Van Susteren.
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Leader of anti-gay Russian vigilante group back in Russia and under arrest

Leader of anti-gay Russian vigilante group back in Russia and under arrest | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
MOSCOW -- The leader of the Russian anti-gay vigilante group “Occupy Pedophilia,” who is alleged to have lured LGBT youth to abusive encounters through fake social media profiles, is back on Russian soil Monday and in custody after being deported...
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Police Violence In India Drives A Gay Couple To The U.S. — And A Detention Cell

Police Violence In India Drives A Gay Couple To The U.S. — And A Detention Cell | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"We are feeling like homosexuality is a crime everywhere ... there is not any protection here," said one of the men. Their yearlong journey across more than 10 countries to seek asylum in...
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Nev. AG Equates Same-Sex Marriage to Bigamy, Incest

Nev. AG Equates Same-Sex Marriage to Bigamy, Incest | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Nevada attorney general Catherine Cortez Masto is trotting out tired — and legally unsuccessful — arguments to defend her state's ban on same-sex marriage.
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Oops! GOP's Empty Threat On The Debt Ceiling Exposed

Oops! GOP's Empty Threat On The Debt Ceiling Exposed | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Republicans have a strange new debt limit strategy: Demand conditions attached but promise not to default if Democrats refuse to comply.
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Koch Bros. are engineering a `merger & acquisition` of the GOP

Koch Bros. are engineering a `merger & acquisition` of the GOP | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Koch brothers spent $400 million in 2014. Now they`re upping the ante. Read how.
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