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John F. Kennedy's Prophetic Rebuke of Tea Party Politics

John F. Kennedy's Prophetic Rebuke of Tea Party Politics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In the speech he never got to give, the slain president spoke out against right-wing irrationality
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Historians: Right-Wing Media Claims Of A Conservative JFK Are "Silly" And "Ludicrous"

Historians: Right-Wing Media Claims Of A Conservative JFK Are "Silly" And "Ludicrous" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Historians are throwing cold water on conservatives' "fundamentally ludicrous" attempts to co-opt John F. Kennedy's legacy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. 

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John Birch Society - Original Tea Party Anti-American Group Had Role In Kennedy Assassination

John Birch Society - Original Tea Party Anti-American Group Had Role In Kennedy Assassination | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Let us remember that the right-wing in this country, epitomized by the John Birch Society, are as guilty as anyone for the death of President Kennedy.
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WATCH: Justin Case Underwear Invades New York With Flash Mob

WATCH: Justin Case Underwear Invades New York With Flash Mob | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It was just your casual, wet, and frigid day in New York until a rainbow of dancers came in and turned up the heat with a flash mob in nothing but their unmentionables.
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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher: “Earth’s Round Shape Totally Bogus”

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher: “Earth’s Round Shape Totally Bogus” | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher proves his scientific intellect for the masses.
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Senate GOP blows itself up. What the hell were they thinking?

Senate GOP blows itself up. What the hell were they thinking? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Senate GOP blows itself up. What the hell were they thinking?
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Daily Kos: The rules have changed: Reid pulls trigger on nuclear option

Daily Kos: The rules have changed: Reid pulls trigger on nuclear option | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Kaboom! Republicans dared Harry Reid to do it, and he just did, finally. The Senate has ...
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McDonald’s to employees: Break your food into small pieces to feel full and sell your Christmas presents for cash

McDonald’s to employees: Break your food into small pieces to feel full and sell your Christmas presents for cash | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The fast-food giant McDonald’s is urging employees to break up food into smaller pieces to feel full or sell their Christmas presents for extra money.

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FL Man Converts Crime-Ridden Hood Into Youth Haven: Provides Preschool, Full College Tuition For H. S. Grads AND MORE!

FL Man Converts Crime-Ridden Hood Into Youth Haven: Provides Preschool, Full College Tuition For H. S. Grads AND MORE! | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In 1993, after making millions in the hotel industry, Harris Rosen "adopted" a run-down, drug-infested park and turned it into a haven for local children.  He offers free preschool for all children prior to kindergarten and full college scholarships...
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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn: Marriage Equality Law A "Democratic Triumph"

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn: Marriage Equality Law A "Democratic Triumph" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In an exclusive interview before he signs the state's marriage equality bill into law, Gov. Pat Quinn said the measure's passage is a victory for the people. With his signature, Illinois be...
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Another Government Shutdown? (VIDEO) - Liberals Unite

Another Government Shutdown? (VIDEO) - Liberals Unite | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Another shutdown deadline looms as lawmakers wrestle with reaching a deal on a budget and House Republicans continue their push to repeal Obamacare.
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Activists launch ballot initiative to raise DC minimum wage

Activists launch ballot initiative to raise DC minimum wage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Organizers are impatient for the mayor and city council to agree on $12.50 threshold in 'capital of inequality'
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Native Americans Tell Racist, White Supremacists To Go Home (VIDEO)

Native Americans Tell Racist, White Supremacists To Go Home (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A racist and his scary white supremacist friends are plotting to take over a small, North Dakota town. Now, the community is fighting back.
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CNN Still Welcomes George Zimmerman's Racist Defender

CNN Still Welcomes George Zimmerman's Racist Defender | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In August, Mother Jones reported that Frank Taaffe, who had essentially served as Zimmerman's "de facto spokesman" during his trial for killing Trayvon Martin, was "a racist with a criminal past." Among Taaffe's lowlights: hosting a "white-power podcast"; posting racist tweets, including declaring that "the only time a black life is validated is when a white person kills them"; and having been repeatedly arrested (but not convicted) on stalking and domestic violence charges and once serving jail time for trespassing.

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Cenk Uygur Tears Into John Stossel For His War On Panhandlers (Video)

Cenk Uygur Tears Into John Stossel For His War On Panhandlers (Video) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Tweet Thursday on The Young Turks, host Cenk Uygur slammed FOX Business host John Stossel for repeatedly going after homeless people and accusing them of being “fake” by going out and dressing up as a man who appears to be down on his luck, holding...
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Mary Cheney 'Not Supporting Liz's Candidacy' For Wyoming Senate Seat

Mary Cheney 'Not Supporting Liz's Candidacy' For Wyoming Senate Seat | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Mary Cheney 'Not Supporting Liz's Candidacy' For Wyoming Senate Seat -- News |-- Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney, Mary Cheney, News, Wyoming
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Jon Stewart mocks Mitch McConnell’s warning to Democrats: Someday you will want to be obstructionist a*sholes

Jon Stewart mocks Mitch McConnell’s warning to Democrats: Someday you will want to be obstructionist a*sholes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Daily Show host Jon Stewart poked fun at Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) warning to Democrats that ending the long-standing abuse of the filibuster by invoking what pundits insist on calling the “nuclear option” would come back to haunt them.

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Nuked

Great news! There will never be another filibuster of an executive branch or non-Supreme Court judicial nominee ever again.
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Daily Kos: Why did Harry Reid go nuclear? Here's why, in one image

Daily Kos: Why did Harry Reid go nuclear? Here's why, in one image | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
As I wrote recently:

Republicans have sought, as a rule, to use every tactic imaginable to block the initiatives and policies proposed by this president. They'...
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NRO Warns That Filibuster Reform Will Bring About Right-Wing Jurists. Too Late.

NRO Warns That Filibuster Reform Will Bring About Right-Wing Jurists. Too Late. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

National Review Online employed scare tactics about filibuster reform and its potential to embolden Senate Republicans to force through their extreme judicial nominees in the future, all while ignoring that the federal judiciary is already stacked with conservative jurists and that the GOP's current mass filibustering is unprecedented.

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Hasselbeck: Oprah shouldn’t call out racists because it ‘undermines racism’

Hasselbeck: Oprah shouldn’t call out racists because it ‘undermines racism’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Fox News host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Thursday warned Oprah Winfrey that she “undermines racism” by pointing out that some of President Barack Obama’s critics disliked him because of the color of his skin.

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Rachel Maddow on Air Force Academy`s `heterosexual confidence` expert

Rachel Maddow on Air Force Academy`s `heterosexual confidence` expert | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rachel Maddow weighs in on the growing controversy over the Air Force Academy hiring an `ex-gay` `heterosexual confidence` expert to oversee cadet coaching.
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Ten Fun Facts About Blackwater's Founder on the Eve of His Book Tour

Ten Fun Facts About Blackwater's Founder on the Eve of His Book Tour | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
War-on-terror fanboy Eli Lake just scored an interview with book-hawking Blackwater founder Erik Prince, and it's teaching us so, so many new things about the Oprah of mercenary conglomerates.
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An Open Letter to Any and All Modern-Day Secessionist Morons

An Open Letter to Any and All Modern-Day Secessionist Morons | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
So you want to leave your blue or purple state and set up a red state Utopia? Don't let the door hit you on the way ou.
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Our exploitative sexual culture must be resisted in the real world too

Our exploitative sexual culture must be resisted in the real world too | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jackie Ashley: Censoring web images of child abuse is a start, but the internet's failings – the abuse, the hate, the ranting – are humanity's failings, and must be tackled face to face
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