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Fox Nation vs. Reality: The U.S. Closes Imaginary Vatican City Embassy

Fox Nation vs. Reality: The U.S. Closes Imaginary Vatican City Embassy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In it's ongoing struggle to find evermore outrageous atrocities to attribute to President Obama, Fox Nation has reported that Catholic groups are appalled that the United States is planning to clos...
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Indiana Pizza Hut manager says he was fired for refusing to open on Thanksgiving

Indiana Pizza Hut manager says he was fired for refusing to open on Thanksgiving | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

An Indiana Pizza Hut manager who has worked for the company for more than 10 years is out of a job because he says that he refused a “greedy, immoral request” to open on Thanksgiving.

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Who’s Fighting the War on Thanksgiving?

Who’s Fighting the War on Thanksgiving? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Two weeks ago, we brought you news of the growing number of stores who are ruining Thanksgiving for their workers just so the rest of us can buy things a few hours earlier.
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“Rape the gay away” pastor won’t serve time

“Rape the gay away” pastor won’t serve time | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Notorious Iowa pastor gets his sentence reduced and visitation rights with his children
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Thanksgiving for What? 46.2 Million Americans Are Living in Poverty

Thanksgiving for What? 46.2 Million Americans Are Living in Poverty | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

But while 1 percent of Americans control most of the wealth and have a lot to be thankful for, the remaining 99 percent increasingly get the very short end of the stick.

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Tea Party Nation Exposes 'The Gay Food Nazis' Once And For All

Tea Party Nation Exposes 'The Gay Food Nazis' Once And For All | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On Saturday, Tea Party Nation emailed readers a TPN blog post, “The Gay Food Nazis,” which argues that progressives are “hypocrites” for supporting portion control and gay righ
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Noam Chomsky slaps down 9/11 truther: People spend an hour on the Internet and think they know physics

Noam Chomsky slaps down 9/11 truther: People spend an hour on the Internet and think they know physics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

MIT professor Noam Chomsky doesn’t know what happened to “Building 7″ of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

 

But he is convinced that so-called “9/11 Truthers” don’t have the answer.

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'Now The Really Hard Part Begins'

'Now The Really Hard Part Begins' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
By Louis Charbonneau, Parisa Hafezi and Arshad Mohammed GENEVA, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Saturday night had turned into Sunday morning and four days of talks over Iran's nuclear programme had already gone so far over schedule that the...
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What Happens When A New Age Spiritual Guru Becomes A Congressional Candidate

What Happens When A New Age Spiritual Guru Becomes A Congressional Candidate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Twenty years ago, Marianne Williamson wrote the first book to be endorsed by Oprah; today, she's running for Congress. Here's a look at how a New Age guru opposed to money's influence i...
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Pastor Punished For Officiating Son's Gay Marriage Speaks Out

Pastor Punished For Officiating Son's Gay Marriage Speaks Out | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
“I didn’t do this to make a rebellious statement against the church,” Rev.
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Introducing Republicanity, the Real Religion Conservatives Worship

Introducing Republicanity, the Real Religion Conservatives Worship | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It's no secret that I don't believe many conservatives are actually Christians.  And I damn sure don't believe the GOP represents real Christianity at all. So I coined the term "Republicanity" as t...
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Texas cop arrested for handcuffing and raping 19-year-old at traffic stop

Texas cop arrested for handcuffing and raping 19-year-old at traffic stop | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A 40-year-old police officer in San Antonio, Texas is facing charges of felony sexual assault after a 19-year-old woman accused him of handcuffing and raping her during a traffic stop over the weekend.

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JFK's Vision of Peace: RFK Jr. on John F. Kennedy's Attempts to End the Cold War

JFK's Vision of Peace: RFK Jr. on John F. Kennedy's Attempts to End the Cold War | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On the 50th anniversary of JFK's death, his nephew recalls the fallen president's attempts to halt the war machine
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Conversations With A Tea Party Patriot: Is Obama Bisexual Or Homosexual? (VIDEO) - Liberals Unite

Conversations With A Tea Party Patriot: Is Obama Bisexual Or Homosexual? (VIDEO) - Liberals Unite | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Are you a liberal? Well, according to this scholar Tea Party person, you are brainwashed. That “Jewish guy,” what’s his name, is funding liberalism and we are all sheep.
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Mike Huckabee labels Lara Logan a ‘hero journalist’ for discredited Benghazi report

Mike Huckabee labels Lara Logan a ‘hero journalist’ for discredited Benghazi report | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News host and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Wednesday said that Lara Logan’s botched reporting on Benghazi made her a “hero journalist” and he was shocked that CBS News would force her off the air.

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I didn't know lying was a "Christian" value.  That's a new one on me.

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Caffeine compared: from coke and coffee to aspirin and chocolate

Caffeine compared: from coke and coffee to aspirin and chocolate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
People are increasingly aware of the side-effects of caffeine - but do they know the volume of the drug they're drinking in their favourite beverages? Get the data here
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Right-wing author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza sets off Twitter storm with outrageously racist tweet

Right-wing author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza sets off Twitter storm with outrageously racist tweet | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The man who brought the world "2016: Obama's America" tries and fails to be funny on Twitter
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‘Sovereign citizen’ defies authorities and seizes ‘abandoned’ Ohio homes

‘Sovereign citizen’ defies authorities and seizes ‘abandoned’ Ohio homes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

An Ohio family says a man took their home from them by going inside while they were out of town, changing the locks and laying claim to the property in court.

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Try that with me, and you'd a get a beat down you'd never forget.

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Fox News: Textbook Including Climate Change Is "Socialized Education"

Fox News: Textbook Including Climate Change Is "Socialized Education" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News uncritically aired attacks on the approval of an environmental science textbook by the Texas Education Agency, saying its passage will "push particular viewpoints" as a result of "socialized education." But the textbook's passage had nothing to do with the Common Core Standards, and simply contains scientifically accurate information about hydraulic fracturing and climate change.

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Scott Walker: Same sex marriage ban is part of a ‘healthy balance’ of LGBT rights

Scott Walker: Same sex marriage ban is part of a ‘healthy balance’ of LGBT rights | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) argued recently that a ban on marriage equality was part of a “healthy balance” of rights for LGBT people if other anti-discrimination laws were in place.

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The Corporate Bully Whose Front Groups, Willful Distortions and Hate-Mongering Has Poisoned U.S. Politics
: Meet Richard Berman

The Corporate Bully Whose Front Groups, Willful Distortions and Hate-Mongering Has Poisoned U.S. Politics
: Meet Richard Berman | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Big Food’s top flack has pioneered the worst in our political culture.
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After Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Pockets Of Difficulty For Equality

After Repeal Of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Pockets Of Difficulty For Equality | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
From states that ban same-sex couples from marrying to military chaplains to questions about a service academy's hires and environment, the ease of the "don't ask, don't tell"...
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10 Questions Every Liberal Should Ask Every Republican

10 Questions Every Liberal Should Ask Every Republican | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When it comes to politics, I think most people have a love/hate relationship.  When people ask me what I do, one of the followup questions I get asked quite often is, "Isn't that incredibly frustra...
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ABC panel laughs at Bill Kristol for claiming JFK would be ‘more comfortable’ as a Republican today

ABC panel laughs at Bill Kristol for claiming JFK would be ‘more comfortable’ as a Republican today | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Panelists on ABC’s This Week couldn’t help but laugh on Sunday as conservative columnist Bill Kristol claimed that former President John F. Kennedy would be ‘more comfortable perhaps in the Republican Party of today.”

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WATCH: Freddie Mercury, 22 Years After His Death, and the Legacy of a Legend

WATCH: Freddie Mercury, 22 Years After His Death, and the Legacy of a Legend | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Having cemented his legacy as one of rocks greatest showman, has it been long enough to ask how Queen's legendary frontman is now remembered by a community once felt abandoned?
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