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Christie camp held Sandy relief money hostage, mayor alleges

Christie camp held Sandy relief money hostage, mayor alleges | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A New Jersey mayor alleges that Christie's administration held Sandy relief money hostage over a lucrative redevelopment plan favored by the governor.
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Christ Christie will not be the 45th president of the United States

Christ Christie will not be the 45th president of the United States | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It's not just Bridgegate. He simply has too many negatives to overcome.
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G.O.P. Advice for Christie: Pick a Better Team

G.O.P. Advice for Christie: Pick a Better Team | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Republicans around the country are offering pointed advice, sobering in its candor, for Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, after his top aides were linked to the Fort Lee scandal.
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Experts Warn West Virginia Water May Still Be Unsafe

Experts Warn West Virginia Water May Still Be Unsafe | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
There are seven ingredients that make up the chemical 'cocktail' that is thought to have spilled into West Virginia's water supply, but toxicity information only exists for one of the chemicals.
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Right Wing Media's New "Fast And Furious" Authority Is A Guy Who Was In Jail During "Fast And Furious"

Right Wing Media's New "Fast And Furious" Authority Is A Guy Who Was In Jail During "Fast And Furious" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Right-wing media are citing the claims of a high-level Mexican drug cartel figure, who faces life in prison for narcotrafficking, to advance its latest conspiracy theory about a failed federal law enforcement operation to stop the flow of guns into Mexico.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘God has to mean more to you than just where science has yet to tread’

Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘God has to mean more to you than just where science has yet to tread’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson criticized those looking to infuse science classes with creationism in an interview with Bill Moyers on Friday, linking them to a tendency throughout history to substitute the concept of God for any phenomenon scientists have yet to figure out.

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MUST SEE! Trans Woman Shatters Anti-Gay Bigot’s Bill, Dares Him to Stone Her to Death (Video)

MUST SEE! Trans Woman Shatters Anti-Gay Bigot’s Bill, Dares Him to Stone Her to Death (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
You do not see a video like this every day, because quite frankly, there are not many people in this world with the stones big enough to do what one Louisiana t
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House Republicans Pick Climate Skeptic To Head Environment Subcommittee

House Republicans Pick Climate Skeptic To Head Environment Subcommittee | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans selected Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), who is on the record questioning whether humans are causing climate change, to head of the Science Committee's environment subcommittee.
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Ohio Attorney General Appeals Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Ruling

Ohio Attorney General Appeals Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Ruling | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A federal judge ordered Ohio and local officials to recognize the same-sex marriages conducted outside Ohio on death certificates. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is appealing the decision to the...
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Sochi Trip Secured, U.S. Figure Skating Champion Sounds Off On Russia's Anti-LGBT Laws

Sochi Trip Secured, U.S. Figure Skating Champion Sounds Off On Russia's Anti-LGBT Laws | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"I think the laws are incredibly unfortunate. They go strongly against my personal beliefs," Jeremy Abbott tells BuzzFeed.
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Fox's Ablow: Trans People Aren't Real

Fox's Ablow: Trans People Aren't Real | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Fox News's resident psychiatrist isn't content to repeatedly bash trans people on air and on his blog. He's now claiming they don't really exist at all.
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Itay Hod Says on Facebook That a Politician Is Gay, and Debate Follows

Itay Hod Says on Facebook That a Politician Is Gay, and Debate Follows | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A journalist lands in the hot seat after he outs a congressman in a blind Facebook post.
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Millionaire Taco Bell Owner Has Been Stealing His Dead Mother’s Benefits For Decades

Millionaire Taco Bell Owner Has Been Stealing His Dead Mother’s Benefits For Decades | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Raymond C. O’Dell’s mother died 23 years ago, but that didn’t stop him from continuing to cash her social security checks.
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#SochiHaiku Hashtag Shows Anger At Olympics And Russia

#SochiHaiku Hashtag Shows Anger At Olympics And Russia | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"Welcome to Sochi/Let's hope nothing starts to fall/Except for Putin."
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Current "Bachelor" Juan Pablo Galavis Says Gay Men Should Not Be Allowed On The Show

Current "Bachelor" Juan Pablo Galavis Says Gay Men Should Not Be Allowed On The Show | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
“I don’t think it is a good example for kids to watch that on TV," The Bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis told TV Page .
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Ban the teaching of creationism in science lessons, says Alice Roberts

Ban the teaching of creationism in science lessons, says Alice Roberts | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
TV presenter says private schools should not be allowed to teach creationism alongside evolution
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10 Formative Books Every Young Gay Man Should Read.

10 Formative Books Every Young Gay Man Should Read. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
John Waters once said, "if you go home with somebody and they don't have books, don't fuck them." Guys, if he has any of these books on his shelf, he's probably a keeper.
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Bill Maher and Glenn Greenwald clash over ‘totally batsh*t’ Edward Snowden

Bill Maher and Glenn Greenwald clash over ‘totally batsh*t’ Edward Snowden | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Bill Maher acknowledged his respect for former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden duringReal Time‘s return episode on Friday, while comparing him to former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) during an interview with journalist Glenn Greenwald.

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Malware in Target breach written partly in Russian, report says

Malware in Target breach written partly in Russian, report says | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The retailer's data breach seemed to be part of a broad, sophisticated hacking campaign against multiple retailers, according to a report prepared with the government.
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Why HBO's "Looking" Is The Honest Gay Series We've Been Waiting For

Why HBO's "Looking" Is The Honest Gay Series We've Been Waiting For | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It's so much more than the "gay Girls ." In depicting the subtleties and reality of day-to-day life for three gay men in San Francisco, Looking is a major step forward for LGBT repres...
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LGBT People In U.S. Spend An Estimated $7.9 Billion Per Year On Cigarettes

LGBT People In U.S. Spend An Estimated $7.9 Billion Per Year On Cigarettes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"It really is time for smoking to come out of the closet as the top issue health issue affecting LGBT people today," a leading LGBT health researcher tells BuzzFeed. New statistics releas...
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Sen. Tom Coburn To Retire Before Term Ends

Sen. Tom Coburn To Retire Before Term Ends | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) will retire at the end of the current session of Congress.

Coburn, who has been in Congress for a total of 15 years, annoounced his decision on Thursday evening.
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Russia Accuses EU Of "Aggressive Propaganda Of Homosexual Love"

Russia Accuses EU Of "Aggressive Propaganda Of Homosexual Love" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Then it accuses Germany of failing to protect LGBT rights.
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Rachel Maddow: Chris Christie lied about his staff’s knowledge of bridge closures

Rachel Maddow: Chris Christie lied about his staff’s knowledge of bridge closures | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A growing paper trail continues to implicate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) with regards to the September 2013 lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Tuesday.

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