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Larry Klayman defends his anti-Muslim remarks and calls Mitch McConnell ‘a whore’

Larry Klayman defends his anti-Muslim remarks and calls Mitch McConnell ‘a whore’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Tea Party activist Larry Klayman cited creative license on Friday in defending his recent Islamophobic accusations against President Barack Obama to MSNBC host Martin Bashir after Bashir pressed him for proof that Obama was “a foreign-born Muslim who has hoodwinked the American people.”

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Matt Drudge Is Trying To Make Salsa A Culture War Issue

Matt Drudge Is Trying To Make Salsa A Culture War Issue | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The Drudge Report’s front page, as you all are no doubt aware, is basic an exercise in inducing a panic state in paranoid white people, mostly men, by painting a picture in SCREAMING PANIC NOW HEADLINES about whatever culture war hobbyhorse is up Matt Drudge’s ass today.

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A Preview of the Keystone Pipeline as the Largest Spill on Land hits North Dakota?

A Preview of the Keystone Pipeline as the Largest Spill on Land hits North Dakota? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A tar sands oil spill on a North Dakota wheat farm serves as a precautionary tale of what could occur with the Keystone XL Pipeline.
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VIDEO: Texas man is suing GOP lawmaker and her husband after months of workplace Tasings

VIDEO: Texas man is suing GOP lawmaker and her husband after months of workplace Tasings | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After months of what he called “attacks” by a Taser, a Texas man is suing a GOP state lawmaker and her husband for mental duress suffered during his time as their employee.
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Tea Party Unleashes On John Boehner - Liberals Unite

Tea Party Unleashes On John Boehner - Liberals Unite | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
At the time I wrote this, there were almost 22,000 comments on Boehner's last post alone.
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If you want to see how grossly money can distort democracy, just go to the state of Virginia

If you want to see how grossly money can distort democracy, just go to the state of Virginia | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

If you want to see how grossly money can distort democracy, just go to the state of Virginia, where there are no limits on how big a check can be written for statewide office. Groups and individuals from outside the Old Dominion are taking full advantage, pouring millions into a governor’s race they see as a dry run for the tactics they’ll use in the 2014 midterms and the 2016 presidential race – sort of the way the Spanish civil war turned out to be a testing ground for many of the deadly weapons of World War II.

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Watch heckler call Sarah Palin an idiot as she decries use of vets as political pawns

Watch heckler call Sarah Palin an idiot as she decries use of vets as political pawns | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A former half-term governor of Alaska and failed vice presidential candidate was heckled throughout her speech earlier this week in front of a war memorial.

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Harry Reid Not Planning To Make A 'Stupid Trade'

Harry Reid Not Planning To Make A 'Stupid Trade' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has no interest in a budget deal that trades sequestration relief for entitlement cuts, believing that future spending reductions scheduled to hit the Pentagon give Democrats the upper hand.
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We Don't Teach Kids German In Gym Class, So Why On Earth Would We Teach This In Biology Class?

We Don't Teach Kids German In Gym Class, So Why On Earth Would We Teach This In Biology Class? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of these things is not like the other one.
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Lonegan Coldly Pushes Wife's Hand Away During Concession Speech

During his concession speech to Cory Booker on Wednesday night, New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan brushed his wife's hand off his shoulder when she attempted to comfort him.
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Killers Of "Chile's Matthew Shepard" Found Guilty

Killers Of "Chile's Matthew Shepard" Found Guilty | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Daniel Zamudio, a 24-year-old gay man, was beaten unconscious and had swastikas carved into his skin in the fatal 2012 attack. His death led to the passage of a hate crime law in Chile and energize...
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Professor Accused Of Racial Slurs In Front Of Hispanic Cops Blasts Allegations

Professor Accused Of Racial Slurs In Front Of Hispanic Cops Blasts Allegations | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
He tells BuzzFeed he is being thrown under the bus to help oust an assistant police chief who has made enemies in the force for scrutinizing overtime abuses.
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FOX News Offers GOP Advice on Image Repair(Video) - The Liberal Agenda

FOX News Offers GOP Advice on Image Repair(Video) - The Liberal Agenda | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Hmm, I wonder where those ideas of holding the country hostage just to go after ObamaCare came from...
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A Love Letter To Sen. Ted Cruz From a Left-Wing Socialist Hippie Libtard | The Political Garbage Chute

A Love Letter To Sen. Ted Cruz From a Left-Wing Socialist Hippie Libtard | The Political Garbage Chute | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A love letter to the most hard-right douchebag in Congress from a hard-lefty.
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The irrational fear of President Obama

The irrational fear of President Obama | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
They don’t like him. They don’t trust him. And they think he’s destroying America.
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Cops Can Get Snapchat Photos-- Is It Really Private?

"The photo-sharing app Snapchat has admitted to handing over to American law enforcement agencies images not yet seen by its users. In a blogpost on Monday, ...
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Reid: Cruz 'Can't Talk Down To Anyone Anymore'

Reid: Cruz 'Can't Talk Down To Anyone Anymore' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Thursday that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) should understand that he's dealing with intellectual equals in the upper chamber. 

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Does global warming ‘pause’ mean what you think it means?

Does global warming ‘pause’ mean what you think it means? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In their study of media coverage of the 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, Media Matters for America found that nearly half of print media stories discussed that the warming of global surface temperatures has slowed over the past 15 years. While this factoid is true, the question is, what does it mean?

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Ed Schultz mocks Rubio and Beck: Where’s the ‘revolt’ over Obamacare?

Ed Schultz mocks Rubio and Beck: Where’s the ‘revolt’ over Obamacare? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

MSNBC host Ed Schultz laughed off conservatives’ defiance on Thursday following the end to the government shutdown — particularly Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) insistence that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would provoke an “all-out revolt” from Americans.

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South Carolina mayor in trouble after hateful anti-LGBT Facebook rant

South Carolina mayor in trouble after hateful anti-LGBT Facebook rant | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The mayor of tiny West Union, SC is under fire after she posted an inflammatory rant against same sex marriage on Facebook. According to Fox Carolina News, Mayor Linda Oliver took to the social medium earlier this week to post a screed against “queers” and say that same sex marriage is an affront to the Christian God.

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Analysis: Republicans reassess after shutdown debacle

Analysis: Republicans reassess after shutdown debacle | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
ANALYSIS | After the shutdown debacle, Republicans are figuring out how to deal with outspoken members.
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In The Fight For Marriage Equality, A Battle To See Who Will Make It Happen

In The Fight For Marriage Equality, A Battle To See Who Will Make It Happen | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Virginia has become a battleground for lawyers from multiple legal organizations and major law firms aiming to take a marriage equality case back to the Supreme Court.
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Obama's Post-Shutdown Message To GOP: "Win An Election, Push To Change It, But Don't Break It."

Obama's Post-Shutdown Message To GOP: "Win An Election, Push To Change It, But Don't Break It." | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The president tells Congress to ignore "the bloggers" and come together.
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Montenegro Braces For Second Ever Pride Parade, Months After First Attempt Ended In Violence

Montenegro Braces For Second Ever Pride Parade, Months After First Attempt Ended In Violence | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The group Queer Montenegro plans a pride march for October 20, just three months after the Balkan nation's first pride march ended in violent protests.
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