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Fox News, MSNBC, CNN and the Christie bridge scandal

Fox News, MSNBC, CNN and the Christie bridge scandal | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An incipient American tradition: Tracking coverage discrepancies on cable news.
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Utah`s Mormon governor un-marries 1,300 gay couples

Utah`s Mormon governor un-marries 1,300 gay couples | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Utah`s Republican/Mormon Gov. Gary Herbert decided unilaterally to un-marry over 1,300 gay couples, something he doesn`t have the power to do.
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Far From Russia's Biggest Cities, Being Gay Means Being Always Under Threat

Far From Russia's Biggest Cities, Being Gay Means Being Always Under Threat | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Konstantin was kidnapped and threatened with death. Mikhail was beaten by a friend when he came out. Oksana fears she may be forced to flee Russia. These are their stories.
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Is Bill Gates a hypocrite?

Is Bill Gates a hypocrite? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The world’s richest man is seen as a secular saint. But he should question the example Microsoft is setting by avoiding tax

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GOP's Dishonest 2014 Strategy: Exploit People's Pain then Drum Up Faux Outrage

GOP's Dishonest 2014 Strategy: Exploit People's Pain then Drum Up Faux Outrage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Get ready for a cascade of Obamacare 'horror' stories, and pretend sympathy.
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GOP Congressman Slams Sen. Ron Johnson's Obamacare Lawsuit As 'Frivolous,' 'Political Stunt'

GOP Congressman Slams Sen. Ron Johnson's Obamacare Lawsuit As 'Frivolous,' 'Political Stunt' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) issued a scathing statement on Monday criticizing Sen. Ron Johnson, a fellow Wisconsin Republican, over his lawsuit to block health care subsidies for congressional lawmakers and staff under Obamacare.
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Nuns’ lawyer tells Fox News that God doesn’t allow signing Obamacare waivers

Nuns’ lawyer tells Fox News that God doesn’t allow signing Obamacare waivers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The lawyer representing a Catholic group who is refusing sign a waiver exempting them from providing birth control coverage for their employees as required by the federal government said on Sunday that God had instructed them not to sign the form — and so they had to take the case to the Supreme Court.

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Please shut the fuck up now, your stupid is showing.

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The Congressman Who Went Off the Grid

The Congressman Who Went Off the Grid | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When Roscoe Bartlett was in Congress, he latched onto a particularly apocalyptic issue, one almost no one else ever seemed to talk about: America’s dangerously vulnerable power grid.
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The War Against Income Inequality Loses One in Seattle

The War Against Income Inequality Loses One in Seattle | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It was not a good start to 2014 for Obama's big new push to rebalance the economy.
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GOP strategists warn party to stop playing games with debt ceiling

GOP strategists warn party to stop playing games with debt ceiling | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republican strategists are attempting to warn the party that they have seen the biggest threat facing the GOP in the 2014 midterm elections and that it is themselves.Talking Points Memo reported on a blog post at The Hill that said the party’s tactical gurus are urging conservatives not to play their usual hostage game with the debt ceiling when it comes up for renewal for fear of a public backlash.

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David Brooks Has So Much To Be Ashamed Of, And Doesn’t Even Know It

David Brooks Has So Much To Be Ashamed Of, And Doesn’t Even Know It | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

David Brooks wrote a column today that was so stupid that I think it can actually be considered an own goal, where he literally—no joke—argues that because his own experiences with marijuana smoking suggested to him that it’s not the best use of your time, other people should go to jail and have their lives ruined over it.

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Maddow scorches Koch brothers on ‘correction’ demand: ‘I don’t play requests’

Maddow scorches Koch brothers on ‘correction’ demand: ‘I don’t play requests’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On Friday night, Rachel Maddow delivered a blistering reply to a letter from attorneys representing billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch. While she has always been willing to make corrections on the show, she said, the Kochs’ current quibble is about a matter of actual verifiable fact and as such needs no correction.

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The last flight of Speedy Peterson

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Freestyle aerialist Speedy Peterson was a rock star on skis. After battling depression, his return to earth had a tragic end.
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Right-wing Twitter responds to Chris Christie’s epic press conference

Right-wing Twitter responds to Chris Christie’s epic press conference | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
For conservatives on Twitter, Chris Christie's press conference proved one thing: Barack Obama sucks
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Christie’s Waterloo 

Christie’s Waterloo  | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In the best possible light, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie built a top staff of lying thugs who threatened lives and safety to serve his political ends. If not, Christie is a lying thug himself.
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Stephen Colbert shreds ‘buzzkill’ David Brooks’s argument against legal weed

Stephen Colbert shreds ‘buzzkill’ David Brooks’s argument against legal weed | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Stephen Colbert returned from his winter hiatus in fine form Monday night, attacking New York Times columnist David Brooks for his recent anti-legalization column.

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Jon Stewart to Fox News’ Varney: ‘Your f*cking opinion is not as valid as scientific fact’

Jon Stewart to Fox News’ Varney: ‘Your f*cking opinion is not as valid as scientific fact’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Jon Stewart’s wish to start 2014 without “left vs. right ideological bullsh*t” was quickly dashed on The Daily Show Monday night, as he confronted conservatives’ continued spewing of hot air regarding global warming.

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Tea party activist: White House will use AIDS to destroy Obamacare and bring on socialism

Tea party activist: White House will use AIDS to destroy Obamacare and bring on socialism | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A tea party activist and author claims gay people are being enlistedby the Obama administration to destroy the health insurance system and usher in socialized medicine.

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Mike Huckabee links brain dead California girl to Nazi death camps, forced abortions

Mike Huckabee links brain dead California girl to Nazi death camps, forced abortions | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News host Mike Huckabee on Saturday warned that a California girl who was declared brain dead after tonsil surgery last month could lead to situations like Nazi death camps and forced abortions in China if the hospital took her off life support.

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How two archaeologists’ hunch led to stunning claim about Buddha’s birth date

How two archaeologists’ hunch led to stunning claim about Buddha’s birth date | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The two archaeologists had a hunch that the Buddha’s birthplace in southern Nepal held secrets that could transform how the world understood the emergence and spread of Buddhism.

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Leading Republicans’ states among worst hit by jobless benefits cuts

Leading Republicans’ states among worst hit by jobless benefits cuts | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Senior Republican senators including Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul represent some of the states most affected by the controversial cancellation of long-term unemployment benefits, according to a Guardian analysis of data released this week.

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The nuns’ Obamacare contraception lawsuit isn’t about religious freedom

The nuns’ Obamacare contraception lawsuit isn’t about religious freedom | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Does religious liberty extend to the right to not have to fill out paperwork? That’s the latest position religious organizations are taking against the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It’s crazy, yes. But, welcome to the future of “religious freedom” litigation.

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Sorry, conservatives: Antarctic sea ice increase is because of weather, not climate

Sorry, conservatives: Antarctic sea ice increase is because of weather, not climate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The predicament and subsequent rescue of 52 passengers – both tourists and scientists – on the Russian ship Academik Shokalskiy has gripped media around the world. The smooth rescue was impressive and a great relief, although the vessel itself and its crew are still stuck – and now one of the icebreakers sent to help in the rescue, the Chinese ship Xue Long, is itself stuck in the ice.

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Mitt Romney is your new Sarah Palin

Mitt Romney is your new Sarah Palin | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Remember Mitt Romney? White man? I mean, really white man? Kinda rich? I mean, really reallyrich? Guy who used to indicate feelings of mirth by clearly enunciating HA HA HA HA HA sounds while grimace-smiling?  That guy?

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Fox's Benghazi Expert Endorsed Assassinating Obama Last Week

Fox's Benghazi Expert Endorsed Assassinating Obama Last Week | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Days after he wrote a column endorsing the assassination of President Obama, Fox hosted Michael Scheuer to accuse Hillary Clinton of effectively murdering the Americans who died during the 2012 attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

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