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Tell Justice Scalia: Apologize for your racist comments about the 14th Amendment

Tell Justice Scalia: Apologize for your racist comments about the 14th Amendment | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On October 15, while hearing arguments on a Michigan voter initiative to ban affirmative action in college admissions, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissively stated that the 14th Amendment -- which was explicitly passed in the wake of...
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Wall Street’s favorite Democrat wants your pension

Wall Street’s favorite Democrat wants your pension | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The financial services industry hopes to gain even more control over workers retirement savings
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Pope Francis: Greed is an instrument of idolatry

Pope Francis: Greed is an instrument of idolatry | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Speaking at daily Mass on Monday, Pope Francis condemned the worship of money.

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Stewart mocks ‘Turd Blossom’ Karl Rove for having to ‘battle the stupid’ Tea Party he unleashed

Stewart mocks ‘Turd Blossom’ Karl Rove for having to ‘battle the stupid’ Tea Party he unleashed | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Jon Stewart shed no tears for Republicans on the Daily Show on Tuesday night, pointing out multiple instances in which the same GOP players who cheered on the rise of the Tea Party are now working to contain the damage they’ve done to Republicans as a whole.

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Labor To Dems: We'll End Your Career If You Cut Social Security

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WASHINGTON -- With fresh Capitol Hill budget battles on the horizon, the head of the leading labor federation planned to issue a blistering warning to unions' Democratic allies on Monday, saying the AFL-CIO would "never stop working" to end the...
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Fear and Loathing in Huntsville: Anti-Choice Protestors Target Hospitals in Alabama

Fear and Loathing in Huntsville: Anti-Choice Protestors Target Hospitals in Alabama | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Anti-choice protestors are increasing in intensity and expanding their presence in the Alabama city of Huntsville. For over a year, they've staked out the Alabama Women's Center and provided sidewalk
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Fox News's Scandalous Online Trickery

Fox News's Scandalous Online Trickery | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Here's an interesting bit of Fox News skullduggery from David Folkenflik's new book on Rupert Murdoch's media empire, courtesy of Media Matters: In a chapter focusing on how Fox utilized its notoriously ruthless public relations department in the...
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Pope Francis describes ‘ideological Christians’ as a ‘serious illness’ within the Church

Pope Francis describes ‘ideological Christians’ as a ‘serious illness’ within the Church | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Speaking at daily Mass last Thursday, Pope Francis warned Christians against turning their faith into a rigid ideology.

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Yes, America. There is a Texan who is worse than Ted Cruz

Yes, America. There is a Texan who is worse than Ted Cruz | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

It is a well established fact that America only tolerates Texas because it has oil and Austin and probably something else of value that I can’t think of off the top of my head. Let’s see …. nope … I got nothin’. But there are times when Texas gets on our last nerve (to be fair, that is usually reserved for Florida) and we just shake our heads and start to wonder if maybe Mexico would be willing to take Texas back if we can find the receipt in a drawer somewhere , and even if we  have to pay a 15% restocking fee.

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The Tea Party: “No More Popular Than the Klan”

The Tea Party: “No More Popular Than the Klan” | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Now You Know What the ‘T’ Stands For.
Shortly after the GOP shutdown/default crisis ended last week, Rep. Alan Grayson gave this very pointed analysis of the Tea Party, the Republican Party, the havoc...
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Reid: Another Shutdown Will Cost GOP The House

Reid: Another Shutdown Will Cost GOP The House | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) warned Republicans in an interview on Sunday that another government shutdown will cost them their majority in the House of Representatives.
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Will A Moderate Republican Movement Rise From The Ashes Of The Shutdown?

Will A Moderate Republican Movement Rise From The Ashes Of The Shutdown? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Attacked by the left and right, the moderate Republicans are trying to fight back. "It's going to be difficult and it's not going to happen overnight," said former Rep. Steve LaTo...
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Spain's communist model village

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Amid the ruins of the Spanish economy, one Andalusian village is thriving. Could it be the answer to modern capitalism's failings, asks Dan Hancox
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Tech Companies Are Trying To Rename Downtown San Francisco The "Cloud Corridor"

Tech Companies Are Trying To Rename Downtown San Francisco The "Cloud Corridor" | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
In a city famous for micro-hoods, these companies are trying to rebrand an entire district.
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Alan Grayson compares Tea Party to KKK: ‘If the hood fits, wear it’

Alan Grayson compares Tea Party to KKK: ‘If the hood fits, wear it’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) is not backing down about a flippant remark comparing Tea Party Republicans to the Ku Klux Klan into a fundraising message despite criticism from at least one opponent.

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Greg Collett thinks Medicaid is OK for his family, but not for yours

Greg Collett thinks Medicaid is OK for his family, but not for yours | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Twice failed Idaho Tea Party candidate Greg Collett explains that the way to get his 10 children off Medicaid is by ending the program for everyone.
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Why Exactly Does Steve Israel Insist The DCCC Fight With One Arm Tied Behind Its Back?

Why Exactly Does Steve Israel Insist The DCCC Fight With One Arm Tied Behind Its Back? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
When a clean cut, all-American West Point graduate came back from serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and ran against Boehner, the DCCC not only refused to support him, they worked to defeat him and publicly humiliated him.
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Dem Rep Stands By Tea Party/KKK Comparison: 'If The Shoe Fits, Wear It'

Dem Rep Stands By Tea Party/KKK Comparison: 'If The Shoe Fits, Wear It' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Democratic congressman who compared the tea party to the Ku Klux Klan was anything but contrite on Tuesday.
In a fundraising email to supporters, Rep.
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Obamacare Opponents Misrepresent Consumer Reports' Position

Obamacare Opponents Misrepresent Consumer Reports' Position | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
While the government fixes the troubled Healthcare.gov website, here are alternative suggestions. Advice from Consumer Reports' health insurance expert.
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FreedomWorks CEO promises Chris Matthews: Tea Party will ‘upgrade’ southern GOP by 2014

FreedomWorks CEO promises Chris Matthews: Tea Party will ‘upgrade’ southern GOP by 2014 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Despite reports that his group is nearly broke, FreedomWorks CEO Matt Kibbe predicted in an interview with MSNBC host Chris Matthews on Monday that his group would help Tea Party Republicans dominate the GOP within a year.

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GOP lawmaker calls book fair a ‘failure’ over student’s pro-LGBT T-shirt

GOP lawmaker calls book fair a ‘failure’ over student’s pro-LGBT T-shirt | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Republican Missouri state Representative Kevin Elmer has deemed a high school book fair a “failure” after he discovered one teenage student was wearing a T-shirt supportive of LGBT rights.

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NOM Very Upset About New Jersey Situation

NOM Very Upset About New Jersey Situation | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

NOM has lost officially lost New Jersey, and whoa, Brian Brown is so angry and sad at the same time! 

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Cruz: Senate GOP The 'Single Most-Damaging Thing' For Republicans In 2014

Cruz: Senate GOP The 'Single Most-Damaging Thing' For Republicans In 2014 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said in an interview that aired Monday that his Republican colleagues in the Senate represent the "single most-damaging thing" for his party heading into 2014.
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Poll: Majority Says It's A Bad Thing That GOP Controls The House

Poll: Majority Says It's A Bad Thing That GOP Controls The House | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A majority of Americans says it's a bad thing that Republicans control the House of Representatives and an even larger percentage wants John Boehner (R-OH) to be replaced as speaker, according to poll numbers released Monday. ...
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Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates
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