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The Most Powerful Quotes From LGBT Icons And Allies In 2013

The Most Powerful Quotes From LGBT Icons And Allies In 2013 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Inspiring words from the people who helped make history this year.
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Robert Reich hammers Newt Gingrich after he blames Democrats for increasing poverty

Robert Reich hammers Newt Gingrich after he blames Democrats for increasing poverty | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich (D) on Sunday lashed out of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) after he refused to accept the Republican Party’s role in the increasing poverty and income inequality in the U.S.

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Johnny Weir's Manager Denies Any Involvement With Russian Consulate, Government

Johnny Weir's Manager Denies Any Involvement With Russian Consulate, Government | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LGBT activists accuse out skater Johnny Weir and NBC Sports of a conflict of interest, saying he has worked with the Russian Consulate.
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Fox Helps Gun Extremist Use Newtown Anniversary To Push Lies

Fox Helps Gun Extremist Use Newtown Anniversary To Push Lies | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News Sunday allowed Gun Owners of America Executive Director Larry Pratt, who has a history of making extremist and conspiratorial claims, to push lies about the gun debate the day after the one-year anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

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At South L.A. mall, a Claus with quite an effect

At South L.A. mall, a Claus with quite an effect | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Dressed in a red Santa suit, white beard and rimless glasses balanced on his nose, Langston Patterson sits on a velvet couch and waits for his adoring fans.
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Melissa Harris-Perry on Megyn Kelly Santa flap: No wonder we’re racially divided

Melissa Harris-Perry on Megyn Kelly Santa flap: No wonder we’re racially divided | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On Saturday, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry addressed the question of Santa’s skin color by taking it up with the jolly old elf himself. In her weekly open letter segment, Harris-Perry wrote a letter to the North Pole.

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Gun Owners of America: Denials Of Conspiracy Theory Prove Conspiracy Theory Is True

Gun Owners of America: Denials Of Conspiracy Theory Prove Conspiracy Theory Is True | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Gun Owners of America – which prides itself in being to the right of the NRA -- has been pushing the creative conspiracy theory that the Obama administration is using the Environmental Protection Agency to institute backdoor gun control.
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National Review guys do not care for your slick baby-killing lawyerly ways. Also the gays, feh.

National Review guys do not care for your slick baby-killing lawyerly ways. Also the gays, feh. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Someone (everyone?) at National Review Online had a serious breakdown this morning and published an early entry for the  Festivus Airing Of Grievances directed at the ACLU, baby-killing moms and gays, but not at black people because they haven’t replaced the Derb yet so youblah people are off the hook on this one. 

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Universe Really Is a Hologram According to New Simulations

Universe Really Is a Hologram According to New Simulations | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A 10-dimensional theory of gravity makes the same predictions as standard quantum physics in fewer dimensions
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Jim Garrow Claims Reagan Almost Nuked Mecca & God Stopped Obama From Nuking US

Jim Garrow Claims Reagan Almost Nuked Mecca & God Stopped Obama From Nuking US | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
You may be familiar by now with Jim Garrow, a right-wing activist who maintains that he is a former intelligence operative out to expose President Obama’s various crimes — including Obama’s supposed plot to nuke America.
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Tea Party Rep: Fast-Food Workers Shouldn't Ask For Higher Wages

Tea Party Rep: Fast-Food Workers Shouldn't Ask For Higher Wages | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- On a conference call with reporters earlier this week, Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) said he doesn't support an increase in the federal minimum wage.
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WATCH: U.S. Air Force Band Stages A 'Holiday Flash Mob'

WATCH: U.S. Air Force Band Stages A 'Holiday Flash Mob' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The United States Air Force Band surprised museum visitors with a performance of holiday classics.
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Limbaugh Hate Keeps on Steamrolling His Profits, Costs Him Dear Old Friend

Limbaugh Hate Keeps on Steamrolling His Profits, Costs Him Dear Old Friend | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
What a difference a year makes.

Mannheim Steamroller, the Nebraska ensemble best known for its Christmas music , has a long history on the Rush ...
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Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck thanks creationist for ‘standing up’ to the atheists

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck thanks creationist for ‘standing up’ to the atheists | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The president of a Kentucky creationist museum told Fox News on Monday that Christmas was a “time to take on the atheists” who used their free speech rights to doubt the existence of God.

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French President Will Not Attend Sochi Olympics; U.S. Still Mum On Plans

French President Will Not Attend Sochi Olympics; U.S. Still Mum On Plans | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
President François Hollande and other leading officials are ditching the games, but the nation's foreign minister offered no explanation for the move. So far, the United States has still...
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Federal Judge: When One Partner Is Dying, Same-Sex Couples Should Be Able To Marry Early

Federal Judge: When One Partner Is Dying, Same-Sex Couples Should Be Able To Marry Early | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A race against time in Illinois, where a new marriage law takes effect next June.
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GOP Senator Lamar Alexander's aide arrested for child pornography

GOP Senator Lamar Alexander's aide arrested for child pornography | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
We last heard from GOP Senator Lamar Alexander when he fought for our right to fish in toxic waters. Now he's got WAY bigger fish to fry.
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Jimmy Kimmel presents Fox News’ version of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Jimmy Kimmel presents Fox News’ version of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Thursday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the host presented the Fox News Channel version of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

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Tea party group lashes out at ‘tax and spend liberal’ John Boehner

Tea party group lashes out at ‘tax and spend liberal’ John Boehner | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Tea Party Patriots group, one of the largest of the hundreds of right wing factions claiming the tea party mantle, lashed out at Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) this week.

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Elizabeth Warren, Third Way and the Battle Over American Liberalism

Elizabeth Warren, Third Way and the Battle Over American Liberalism | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Longstanding political and philosophical differences over the role the government should play in our economy continue to divide Democrats.
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Jon Stewart blasts Megyn Kelly’s obsession with ‘keeping’ Jesus and Santa Claus white

Jon Stewart blasts Megyn Kelly’s obsession with ‘keeping’ Jesus and Santa Claus white | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Megyn Kelly’s insistence that Santa Claus and Jesus Christ are white men unnerved Daily Showhost Jon Stewart, who picked apart Kelly and Fox News colleague Gretchen Carlson for their recent efforts above and beyond the usual “War on Christmas” rhetoric.

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How Americans Were Deceived About Cell-Phone Location Data

How Americans Were Deceived About Cell-Phone Location Data | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Remember when multiple Obama Administration figures said the NSA doesn't collect it? That wasn't true.
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Watch John Boehner Unleash on the Tea Party: ‘This is Ridiculous!’

Watch John Boehner Unleash on the Tea Party: ‘This is Ridiculous!’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The "Civil War" between the Republican Party and the Tea Party has reached a boiling point as House Speaker John Boehner has unleashed his political fury on the Tea Party conservative groups, such as the Heritage Foundation and FreedomWorks, that...
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Education Department Finds Numerous Problems At Sallie Mae, Levies No Fines

Education Department Finds Numerous Problems At Sallie Mae, Levies No Fines | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education has declined to levy any fines on student loan giant Sallie Mae despite secret determinations over the past 10 years that allege the company has harmed borrowers, incorrectly billed the department and had other...
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What WestJet airlines did for its passengers this Xmas - I teared up

What WestJet airlines did for its passengers this Xmas - I teared up | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
You`ll be blown away by what Canada`s WestJet airlines did for its passengers on one lucky flight this Christmas. I teared up watching this.
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