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Here's The Thing: Glenn Beck, Bill Nye, and Creationism

Media Matters Executive Vice President Angelo Carusone explains to Glenn Beck why Bill Nye's criticism of creationism is the truth and what Beck gets wrong a...
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‘Shark Tank’ host & pathetic human being Kevin O’Leary on extreme income inequality: ‘It’s fantastic’

‘Shark Tank’ host & pathetic human being Kevin O’Leary on extreme income inequality: ‘It’s fantastic’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

An investor who hosts the reality show “Shark Tank” said “it’s fantastic” that the world’s 85 richest people hold as much wealth as its 3.5 billion poorest people.

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Conservative Darling D'Souza Indicted For Campaign Finance Fraud

Conservative Darling D'Souza Indicted For Campaign Finance Fraud | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Federal prosecutors announced Thursday that they are charging conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza with violating campaign finance laws. D'Souza has been a mainstay in the conservative media for years, and his outlandish theories have received heavy promotion from outlets like Fox News and prominent conservatives like Newt Gingrich, Glenn Beck, and Rush Limbaugh.

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Robert Reich: David Brooks is full of it

Robert Reich: David Brooks is full of it | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The former secretary of labor dismantles the Times columnist's ideas about the "social problems of the poor"
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Physicist says he’s solved the big mystery — how life came from matter — and he may be right

Physicist says he’s solved the big mystery — how life came from matter — and he may be right | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The origin of life is basically inevitable from a mathematical standpoint, according to one physicist, and “should be as unsurprising as rocks rolling downhill.”

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Chicago GOP hopeful: Autism and dementia are God’s punishments for LGBT rights

Chicago GOP hopeful: Autism and dementia are God’s punishments for LGBT rights | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

One of the Republicans lining up to challenge Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) for her seat representing the 9th District of Illinois told the Chicago Daily Herald that God is “angry” with the United States and has sent scourges to punish the American people.

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Government consultant by day, Illuminati truther by night. Wait, what?

Government consultant by day, Illuminati truther by night. Wait, what? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By day, Doyel Shamley helps congressional staffers understand natural resource law. By night, he's an Illuminati conspiracy theorist.
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Hannity Threatens To Leave New York Over Cuomo's Remarks On 'Extreme Conservatives'

Hannity Threatens To Leave New York Over Cuomo's Remarks On 'Extreme Conservatives' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Conservative radio and Fox News host Sean Hannity on Monday threatened to leave New York over remarks Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) made last week that "extreme conservatives" don't have a place in the state.
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Fox Pretends Coloradans Can Buy Pot With Food Stamps

Fox Pretends Coloradans Can Buy Pot With Food Stamps | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News seized on Colorado's legalization of recreational use and sale of marijuana to stoke fears -- while offering no evidence -- that low-income Americans could use food stamps to buy marijuana. In fact, food stamp recipients are barred from purchasing non-food items, cannot withdraw food stamps as cash, and fraud in the program is extremely rare.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says gun-loving pro-lifers not welcome in New York, mouth-breathing teabags explode

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says gun-loving pro-lifers not welcome in New York, mouth-breathing teabags explode | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Right-wing media figures of all stripes are outraged that New York Gov. Chris Cuomo (D) said that New York state is no place for “extreme conservatives who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay” Republicans.

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Current rate of carbon emissions will double devastating El Niño weather events

Current rate of carbon emissions will double devastating El Niño weather events | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The world’s most devastating global weather phenomenon – extreme “El Niño” weather events – will double in frequency to once a decade if global warming remains unchecked, according to what scientists believe is a major step forward in understanding such events.

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Shepard Smith Dismantles "Corporate Shill" Anti-Net Neutrality Guest

Shepard Smith implores viewers to read up on how net neutrality will change the internet. "The whole internet disagrees with you"
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Chris Christie's Office Goes Off On MSNBC, Accuses Network Of 'Partisan Behavior'

Chris Christie's Office Goes Off On MSNBC, Accuses Network Of 'Partisan Behavior' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office responded forcefully on Saturday to an MSNBC report alleging he held Hurricane Sandy funds hostage.
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Right-Wing Media: Low-Income Americans Are Inheriting Too Much, Working Too Little

Right-Wing Media: Low-Income Americans Are Inheriting Too Much, Working Too Little | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A new right-wing media narrative is brandishing out-of-context statistics on inherited wealth to argue that lower-income Americans are disproportionately benefiting from inherited wealth transfers, unlike the wealthiest Americans who earn their wealth with hard work.

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Scott Walker Praises Sex Offender In State Of The State Address

Scott Walker Praises Sex Offender In State Of The State Address | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) touted his administration's record of job creation in Wednesday's "state of the state" address by trotting out a formerly unemployed man who secured a full-time welding job.
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Our Gilded Age

Our Gilded Age | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Thanks in part to incredible numbers like these, Americans have become more aware of income inequality and want an economy that works for everyone, not the just richest few since we know the economy doesn’t actually work when it’s only working for...
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Publix Grocery Store Chain Scores A Zero on Corporate Equality Index

Publix Grocery Store Chain Scores A Zero on Corporate Equality Index | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Is Publix a great company or an out-of-date entity? The supermarket giant, headquartered in Lakeland, Fla., has come under fire for how it treats its LGBT employees.
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Glenn Beck: Bill Nye’s creationism denial is like the Catholic Church jailing Galileo

Glenn Beck: Bill Nye’s creationism denial is like the Catholic Church jailing Galileo | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck on Tuesday accused celebrity scientist Bill Nye of trying to silence the teaching of creationism as science just like the Catholic Church had tried to deny that the Earth was not the center of the Universe by imprisoning Galileo.

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Glenn Beck Thinks Demonic Forces Are Keeping His TV Network Off Cable

Glenn Beck Thinks Demonic Forces Are Keeping His TV Network Off Cable | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Glenn Beck has a new theory as to why cable providers are refusing to carry his television network, The Blaze. No, it’s not because his previous job at Fox News lost viewers and scared off adver
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Will Europe's Jobless Generation Ever Find Work?

Will Europe's Jobless Generation Ever Find Work? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Twenty-six million European youth are looking for work. Even as the Eurozone inches toward recovery, new jobs remain scarce.
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Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is Glenn Beck

Hypocrisy, Thy Name Is Glenn Beck | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

There can be no better demonstration of Glenn Beck's raging hypocrisy than the perfect example he inadvertently provided on his television program last night."

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A crumbling Sochi hides behind Olympic facades

A crumbling Sochi hides behind Olympic facades | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A shining new $635 million highway on the outskirts of Sochi stands next to a crumbling apartment block with a red "SOS!" bann
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British politician who claimed ‘gay marriage causes floods’ suspended

British politician who claimed ‘gay marriage causes floods’ suspended | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The anti-immigration UK Independence Party (UKIP) on Sunday suspended a local councillor who blamed recent flooding across Britain on the government’s decision to legalise gay marriage.

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85 ‘global elites’ as wealthy as half of the world’s population: Oxfam

85 ‘global elites’ as wealthy as half of the world’s population: Oxfam | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

As World Economic Forum starts in Davos, development charity claims that growing inequality has been driven by a ‘power grab’ by wealthy elites

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Chris Christie’s political bullying goes all the way back to college

Chris Christie’s political bullying goes all the way back to college | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The New Jersey governor ran a political machine that included his wife and brother at the University of Delaware
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