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How The UK Ruined Gay Sex For Everyone

Earlier today, India restored a ban on gay sex that had been in place -- with the exception of a four year period during which it was unconstitutional -- since 1861, when it was a colony of ye goode olde England.
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Right-wing radio host Bryan Fischer says First Amendment only protects Christians

Right-wing radio host Bryan Fischer says First Amendment only protects Christians | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association said Tuesday that the founding fathers intended the First Amendment to only protect Christianity, not Islam or any other religions.

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Totally Not Racist Tea Party Biker Group Promotes Racist Photo

Totally Not Racist Tea Party Biker Group Promotes Racist Photo | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Tea Party biker group 2 Million Bikers To DC, which drew praise from Fox News for its protest against a tiny 9/11 truther rally, is definitely not racist…so not racist that it posted this i
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Media reaction to the Obama-Cameron-Thorning-Schmidt 'selfie' was immature and sexist

Media reaction to the Obama-Cameron-Thorning-Schmidt 'selfie' was immature and sexist | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Kayla Epstein: A day about bringing people together in the spirit of Nelson Mandela saw the media trying to write their own soap opera
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YouTube Rewind: What Does 2013 Say?

To celebrate 2013, we invited some YouTubers to star in a mashup of popular moments this year. Can you spot all the references? WATCH THE TOP VIDEOS OF 2013:...
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TX Candidate For Governor Believes Gays Should Be Flogged, Running On Secession Platform (VIDEO)

TX Candidate For Governor Believes Gays Should Be Flogged, Running On Secession Platform (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As the saying goes, "everything's bigger in Texas," and that certainly could apply to the level of kook-driven bigotry that seems to be teeming from the Lone Star state as of late.
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Daily Kos: ALEC's trouble continues as Visa leaves

Daily Kos: ALEC's trouble continues as Visa leaves | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
This dog is not quite as sad and lonely as we want ALEC to be.

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been having a rough time lately, and it doesn't seem to be getting better for the ...
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A Record Number Of Americans Can’t Afford Their Rent

A Record Number Of Americans Can’t Afford Their Rent | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Initial estimates show there are 21.1 million renters who pay more than they can afford on rent.
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War Criminal, Dick Cheney: Iran nuclear freeze deal is bad because Obama lied about health care

War Criminal, Dick Cheney: Iran nuclear freeze deal is bad because Obama lied about health care | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday warned that a deal to freeze Iran’s nuclear program for six months was dangerous because President Barack Obama told a deliberate “lie” about the health care reform law.

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Tea Party Candidate Tells 911 Campaign Operative Is 'Stalking' Him

Tea Party Candidate Tells 911 Campaign Operative Is 'Stalking' Him | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A congressional tea party candidate called 911 on a tracker who had been following him on Monday.
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Our YouTube Page Has Been Restored And Klingenschmitt Has Been Warned To 'Cease And Desist'

Our YouTube Page Has Been Restored And Klingenschmitt Has Been Warned To 'Cease And Desist' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
For the last month, we have been locked in a battle with "Dr. Chaps" Gordon Klingenschmitt stemming from a series of bogus claims that he filed against our YouTube channel, claiming that we
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Tech Giants Launch Group Aimed At Government Surveillance Reform

Tech Giants Launch Group Aimed At Government Surveillance Reform | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo have banned together to start a group that proposes principles for better laws and practices for government surveillance. The c...
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Revealed: spy agencies' covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online games

Revealed: spy agencies' covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online games | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
NSA and GCHQ collect gamers' chats and deploy real-life agents into World of Warcraft and Second Life Read the NSA document: Exploiting Terrorist Use of Games & Virtual Environments
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Megyn Kelly Wants Kids At Home To Know That Jesus And Santa Were White

Megyn Kelly Wants Kids At Home To Know That Jesus And Santa Were White | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Kelly: "Just Because It Makes You Feel Uncomfortable Doesn't Mean It Has To Change"

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Mark Twain said ‘travel is fatal to prejudice’ — and science has proven him right

Mark Twain said ‘travel is fatal to prejudice’ — and science has proven him right | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Traveling to diverse places really does broaden the mind, according to new research published December 5 in Social Psychological and Personality Science.

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Police in Thailand Lay Down Weapons and Join with Protestors

Police in Thailand Lay Down Weapons and Join with Protestors | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In a stunning turn of events, Thailand police laid down their barricades and vests to join in solidarity with protestors.
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Happy Holidays: Startup CEO Complains SF Is Full of Human Trash

Happy Holidays: Startup CEO Complains SF Is Full of Human Trash | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Behold a perfect Silicon Valley denizen, an archetype: he's been written up in TechCrunch for his hackathon-organizing company. He's been fluffed in Business Insider.
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Television May Be Embracing Gay Characters, But Where Is The Same-Sex Intimacy?

Television May Be Embracing Gay Characters, But Where Is The Same-Sex Intimacy? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
While LGBT representation went down slightly in 2013, the bigger problem is how LGBT characters were portrayed. With displays of same-sex affection so invisible, gay characters just aren't on t...
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Pope Francis Says Right-Wing Christians Have An Illness

Pope Francis Says Right-Wing Christians Have An Illness | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Clearly, Pope Francis isn't fond of the extreme ideals of the Christian Right. Now, he's calling right-wing, fundamentalist Christianity an "illness."
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Senator: Extending Unemployment Benefits Would Do ‘Disservice’ To Unemployed

Senator: Extending Unemployment Benefits Would Do ‘Disservice’ To Unemployed | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) said he only supports unemployment benefits up to 26 weeks.
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Fox Twists AP Report To Dismiss Income Inequality

Fox Twists AP Report To Dismiss Income Inequality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News downplayed the gravity of income inequality -- proven insurmountable for a majority of the poorest Americans and detrimental to economic growth -- in order to tout a report which found that 20 percent of adults in the U.S. will be among the top 2 percent of earners at some point in their lives.

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Oops: Republican Obamacare amendment expanded abortion access for GOP staffers

Oops: Republican Obamacare amendment expanded abortion access for GOP staffers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
How a Republican publicity stunt allowed Congressional staffers to purchase abortion coverage for the first time in decades.
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Tea Party Congressman Enters GOP Primary Against Sen. Cornyn In Texas

Tea Party Congressman Enters GOP Primary Against Sen. Cornyn In Texas | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In an unexpected move late Monday just before the qualifying deadline, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) jumped into the Republican primary against Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), setting up what will be one of the most-watched tea party v.
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Ambitious Bill Targets HIV/AIDS Discrimination

Ambitious Bill Targets HIV/AIDS Discrimination | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"It's about trying to be fair to people who have a treatable chronic disease rather than being literally criminals armed with a deadly weapon," Sen. Chris Coons says. Advocates are ho...
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OK law forces state to accept satanic monument next to 10 commandments

OK law forces state to accept satanic monument next to 10 commandments | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
To celebrate Oklahoma's new religious memorial laws, the Satanic Temple has filed the paperwork to put up a monument on the state capitol building's lawn.
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