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Republicans Move to the Center? Nope, They’re Crazier Than Ever

Republicans Move to the Center? Nope, They’re Crazier Than Ever | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If you thought the GOP would moderate after its 2012 debacle, you were wrong, says Michael Tomasky.
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Maddow: Meet the Republican who’s holding up all legislation in Congress

Maddow: Meet the Republican who’s holding up all legislation in Congress | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

While MSNBC host Rachel Maddow admitted you couldn’t pick Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) out of a lineup, she identified him on Tuesday as the man responsible for stymying the “big kahuna” of President Barack Obama’s second term in immigration reform.

 
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Creationism museum employee injured by lightning strike while on the job

Creationism museum employee injured by lightning strike while on the job | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

An employee of Petersburg, Kentucky’s Creation Museum was struck by lightning Wednesday while clearing guests from a zip line attraction at the museum during a thunderstorm. According to Kentucky’s WLWT.com, the man was helping guests down from the wires as thunderstorms rolled into the area.

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Rep. James Clyburn: Right-wing blogs are ‘foolishness,’ not news

Rep. James Clyburn: Right-wing blogs are ‘foolishness,’ not news | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Rep. James Clyburn of South Carolina, the House assistant Democratic leader, on Wednesday warned that some online media outlets were spewing dangerous levels of “negativism.”

 
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ACLU: Secret program blacklists immigrants who are ‘perceived to be Muslim’

ACLU: Secret program blacklists immigrants who are ‘perceived to be Muslim’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A covert national security programme allows the FBI and US immigration authorities the power to indefinitely delay immigration benefits to Muslims and those from Muslim countries, according to an investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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America’s 50 Worst Charities – Have You Donated To Any?

America’s 50 Worst Charities – Have You Donated To Any? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When it comes to making donations, many of us have felt some angst in deciding where our money can do the most good. We often hear stories of 'charities' that are less than... charitable.
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New York Times: In spite of 5-year Bush Admin. investigation, DOJ found virtually no evidence of voter fraud

New York Times: In spite of 5-year Bush Admin. investigation, DOJ found virtually no evidence of voter fraud | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, April 11 — Five years after the Bush administration began a crackdown on voter fraud, the Justice Department has turned up virtually no evidence of any organized effort to skew federal elections, according to court records and interviews.
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Greenwald partner to sue UK over airport detention

Greenwald partner to sue UK over airport detention | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
David Miranda, detained for nine hours at Heathrow, demands return of laptop and other confiscated material
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'Bored' teenagers gun down college ballplayer, Oklahoma cops say

'Bored' teenagers gun down college ballplayer, Oklahoma cops say | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Australian baseball player out for a jog in an Oklahoma neighborhood was shot and killed by three
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Tea Party P̶r̶o̶t̶e̶s̶t̶e̶r̶s̶ Distracting Drivers On Overpass Fail To Leave, Get Arrested (Video)

Tea Party P̶r̶o̶t̶e̶s̶t̶e̶r̶s̶ Distracting Drivers On Overpass Fail To Leave, Get Arrested (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of the newest idiotic fads that Tea Party bozos have come up with as an outlet for their Fox News-fed delusions are overpass protests calling for the impeachment of President Obama. They even h...
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Former NC lawmaker and Maddow discuss Republican ‘warp speed’ assault on voting rights

Former NC lawmaker and Maddow discuss Republican ‘warp speed’ assault on voting rights | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A former North Carolina state lawmaker defended her decision to resign her position in order to fight the state’s new voter suppression measures in an interview with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow Monday night, calling it the best avenue.

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Cenk Uygur calls out TIME magazine reporter for supporting drone strike on Julian Assange

Cenk Uygur calls out TIME magazine reporter for supporting drone strike on Julian Assange | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur on Monday blasted a TIME magazine reporter who said he couldn’t “wait to write a defense of the drone strike that takes out” Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

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Arrested Journalist: “Scott Walker Is A Puppet Of The American Legislative Exchange Council” (VIDEO)

Arrested Journalist: “Scott Walker Is A Puppet Of The American Legislative Exchange Council” (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Matthew Rothschild, The editor and publisher of The Progressive magazine, recently discussed his unceremonious arrest inside the Wisconsin state capital by Governor "SCUMBAG SCOTT" Walker's goose-stepping stormtroopers; “This was in the Capitol — ...
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Kremlin’s RT network boots journalist for on-air protest of anti-gay laws

Kremlin’s RT network boots journalist for on-air protest of anti-gay laws | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A gay journalist was kicked off the Kremlin-backed RT network on Wednesday after he hijacked a segment about Bradley Manning to talk about Russia’s laws banning the promotion of homosexuality.

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Lewis Black tells Rick Perry: Go back to college, ‘and this time, try to memorize some stuff’

Lewis Black tells Rick Perry: Go back to college, ‘and this time, try to memorize some stuff’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Revisiting his public tete-a-tete with Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), comedian Lewis Black had a piece of sincere advice for Perry: take time off and go back to school.

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Tennessee church bans family after daughter wins same sex benefits from town

Tennessee church bans family after daughter wins same sex benefits from town | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

After 60 years of attending a Tennessee church, a family in Collegedale has been exiled because they supported their daughter while she fought for same sex benefits from the town where she worked as a police detective.

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Idiocracy ---> Creationists respond to Lawrence Krauss: Teach evolution in religion class with other ‘nonsense’

Idiocracy ---> Creationists respond to Lawrence Krauss: Teach evolution in religion class with other ‘nonsense’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Unsurprisingly, Creation Ministries International doesn’t agree with atheist and theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss.

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Glenn Beck Whines: Cable Carries "The Enemy" Al-Jazeera, But Not Me

Glenn Beck Whines: Cable Carries "The Enemy" Al-Jazeera, But Not Me | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Professional crybaby, Glenn Beck, let loose again today with a lament that the big, bad cable companies just don't love him enough. Not that it matters, because he loves himself more than enough to...
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Report: NSA can ‘reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic’

Report: NSA can ‘reach roughly 75% of all U.S. Internet traffic’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A new report from the Wall Street Journal reveals that the National Security Agency has the capability to intercept about 75 percent of domestic Internet traffic in the United States—all without a warrant.
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Creationist: Tyrannosaurus rex was created to eat plants

Creationist: Tyrannosaurus rex was created to eat plants | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The king of dinosaurs — Tyrannosaurus rex — certainly was not designed to be a carnivore, according to Paul Taylor of Creation Today.

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Malaria drug overused on Guantanamo Bay prisoners?

Malaria drug overused on Guantanamo Bay prisoners? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
FDA slaps strongest warning on potentially mind-altering drug administered to inmates in large doses
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The College-Loan Scandal: Matt Taibbi on the Ripping Off of Young America

The College-Loan Scandal: Matt Taibbi on the Ripping Off of Young America | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The federal government has made it easier than ever to borrow money for higher education - saddling a generation with crushing debts and inflating a bubble that could bring down the economy
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Journalist arrested at Wisconsin protest calls Gov. Walker presidential run ‘horrifying’

Journalist arrested at Wisconsin protest calls Gov. Walker presidential run ‘horrifying’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The editor and publisher of The Progressive magazine told Democracy Now host Amy Goodman his recent arrest in the Wisconsin state capitol might be a sign Gov. Scott Walker (R) is girding himself for a run at a presidential campaign, despite being an unsuccessful crackdown on the state’s protest movement.

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Cantor says Obamacare gives IRS access to personal health records

During a recent floor debate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor warned of dire consequences from the IRS implementing portions of Obamacare and collecting taxes to help pay for the health care reforms.
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Hemant Mehta on rising atheism among millenials: ‘It’s not that Christianity is unpopular, it’s that it’s untrue.’

Hemant Mehta on rising atheism among millenials: ‘It’s not that Christianity is unpopular, it’s that it’s untrue.’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Dueling young columnists discussed the rise of atheism among millenials Sunday morning on CNN.

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