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Walleyed Virginia Foxx (R-Dipshitistan) Slammed For Seeking Political Gain Off Aurora Tragedy

Walleyed Virginia Foxx (R-Dipshitistan) Slammed For Seeking Political Gain Off Aurora Tragedy | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) had no business invoking the Aurora, Colo., shootings to advance a completely unrelated partisan bill, her Democratic challenger declared on Thursday.
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EXCLUSIVE: Harry Reid Says Romney Embarrassed U.S.

EXCLUSIVE: Harry Reid Says Romney Embarrassed U.S. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney embarrassed the United States, and himself, by going to London and insulting the British in advance of the Olympics, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday evening.
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French lawmakers abolish tax breaks, boost taxes on rich

French lawmakers abolish tax breaks, boost taxes on rich | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
French lawmakers Thursday backed a series of measures abolishing tax breaks and taxing the wealthy as the new Socialist government pursued efforts to kickstart the economy with a tax-and-spend programme.
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Fla. Republican: We wanted to suppress black votes

Fla. Republican: We wanted to suppress black votes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Florida's disgraced former GOP chairman says the party had meetings about "keeping blacks from voting"...
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Gay football network chair among final Olympic torchbearers

Gay football network chair among final Olympic torchbearers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The chair of the Gay Football Supporters' Network was among the final Olympic torch bearers yesterday as the flame made its way to the capital.
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Florida man kills door-to-door salesman: I’ll kill anybody that steps on my property

Florida man kills door-to-door salesman: I’ll kill anybody that steps on my property | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A co-worker who witnessed the shooting said Rainey had knocked on Roop’s door, but received no answer. While Rainey was walking down the drive-way, Roop pulled up in his pickup truck and asked why Rainey was at his house. Rainey explained that he was selling steak and seafood. The witness said Roop then pulled out a black handgun and shot Rainey. As Rainey lay on the ground, Roop fired another bullet into the back of his head.

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Ron Paul May Make Huge Distraction

Ron Paul May Make Huge Distraction | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
(Repeats with no changes to text) By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) - For all the drama that surrounded the Republican primary season, the convention to formally nominate Mitt Romney as the party's...
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Antarctic ice melts into hidden ‘Grand Canyon’

Antarctic ice melts into hidden ‘Grand Canyon’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A mile-deep rift valley that could rival the dramatic chasms of America’s Grand Canyon has been found hiding beneath the ice in West Antarctica. UK scientists behind the discovery believe it is contributing to ice loss.
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Did Chick-fil-A Pretend to Be a Teenage Girl on Facebook? (Updated)

Did Chick-fil-A Pretend to Be a Teenage Girl on Facebook? (Updated) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Chick-fil-A, home of chicken-loving bigots, is in the middle of a PR nightmare. After Chick-fil-A's COO admitted to being anti-gay, the Jim Henson Company (bless their heart) pulled their toys from Chick-fil-A's kids meals.
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Rise in Weather Extremes Threatens Infrastructure

Rise in Weather Extremes Threatens Infrastructure | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
From highways to power plants, the concrete, steel and engineering that undergird the nation’s infrastructure are being dangerously taxed by heat, drought and storms.
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Sandra Day O’Connor: Conservatives show ‘lack of understanding’ of court system

Sandra Day O’Connor: Conservatives show ‘lack of understanding’ of court system | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on Wednesday said that it was “unfortunate” that some Republicans had called Chief Justice John Roberts a traitor to conservatives after he voted to uphold President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

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General allegedly blocked probe of ‘Auschwitz-like’ Kabul hospital

General allegedly blocked probe of ‘Auschwitz-like’ Kabul hospital | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The American general who led a Nato training mission in Afghanistan opposed an investigation into corruption and “Auschwitz-like” conditions at a US-funded hospital in Kabul for political reasons, US military officers told Congress on Tuesday.

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Photos That Make...Oh, Just Fuck You, Mitt Romney

Photos That Make...Oh, Just Fuck You, Mitt Romney | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

You know, the Rude Pundit could have been an actual superhero, flying around and saving people and defeating villains, like the Trader, a Wall Street executive who was bitten by a vampire squid and now sucks the funds out of the pockets of poor people with fanged tentacles of doom, and if someone had come to him and said, "Hey, we want your approval to sell these pins with a cartoon version of your face on them," he'd have said, "Go fuck yourself."

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Allen West Challenger Launches 'What West Said' Website

Allen West Challenger Launches 'What West Said' Website | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Patrick Murphy, the Democratic challenger to Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), launched a new website on Friday that may be the equivalent of the gift that keeps on giving: a website dedicated to collecting outrageous comments made by the Tea Party freshman.

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The #Romneyshambles Tweets

The #Romneyshambles Tweets | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Poor Mitt Romney. His European tour that was supposed to be a campaign-boosting, charm-fest, but the trip has taken a turn for the worst, with Romney gaffing it up during his time at London Olympics.
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Differences in Conservative and Liberal Brains

Differences in Conservative and Liberal Brains | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
2012election.procon.org - In the seven scientific studies summarized below (six of which are peer-reviewed studies), researchers found that liberals and conservatives have different brain structures, different physiological responses to stimuli,...
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Chrome update for MacBook Pro's Retina display coming soon, developer version available now

Chrome update for MacBook Pro's Retina display coming soon, developer version available now | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of the (few) disadvantages to the new MacBook Pro's stunning Retina display is that apps need to be updated to take advantage of it, otherwise they can look fuzzy, out of focus, and generally...
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Oh, Mitt: those Romney gaffes in full

Oh, Mitt: those Romney gaffes in full | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Boobs, blunders, clangers – whatever you call them, Romney likes to drop them.
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Jon Stewart: Congress either a$$holes or five-year-olds

Jon Stewart: Congress either a$$holes or five-year-olds | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart called out “the assholes” in his newest segment, named “Jon Stewart Fingers Some Assholes Then Gives Them A Vigorous Tongue-Lashing.”

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Zach Wahls Supports President Obama

Join LGBT for Obama: http://OFA.BO/m6JoKB In 2011, the Iowa House had a public call on a constitutional amendment to reverse the Iowa Supreme Court decision ...
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Obama Doesn’t Understand ‘Anglo-Saxon Heritage’ Romney Advisor Tells Brit Press

Obama Doesn’t Understand ‘Anglo-Saxon Heritage’ Romney Advisor Tells Brit Press | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Romney's advance men were hardly done....coloring...their perception of Obama's character.
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New Details Revealed On Romney's Bain Ties

New Details Revealed On Romney's Bain Ties | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said he had no active role in Bain Capital, the private equity firm he founded, after he exited in February 1999 to take over Salt Lake City's Winter Olympics bid.
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Rush Limbaugh Enrages Ice-T

Rush Limbaugh Enrages Ice-T | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Ice-T has some major beef with Rush Limbaugh, after the radio host marveled that he knew the meaning of the word "tyranny" on Tuesday.
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Obama: AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not criminals

Obama: AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers, not criminals | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

President Barack Obama on Wednesday night vowed to do everything he could to prevent “not just of gun violence but violence at every level” in the wake of the Colorado theater mass shooting.

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