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Police: Arsenal of guns seized from Biddeford man who saw Batman movie with loaded weapon

Police: Arsenal of guns seized from Biddeford man who saw Batman movie with loaded weapon | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
BIDDEFORD, Maine — Maine State Police seized an arsenal of weapons from a Biddeford man who told police he brought a loaded gun to a showing of “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises” in Saco on Saturday night, according to Department of Public Safety...
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Jon Stewart mocks conservatives trying to suppress gun control debate

Jon Stewart mocks conservatives trying to suppress gun control debate | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On Monday night, Jon Stewart of The Daily Show lampooned conservatives who claimed it was too soon after the Colorado theater massacre to talk about gun control.

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Koch front group Americans for Prosperity could be forced to reveal its donors

Koch front group Americans for Prosperity could be forced to reveal its donors | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Political Carnival is a fast paced Progressive political site that combines humor with dead serious, inanity with politics (synonymous?), snark galore, and sprinkles in idiosyncratic posts with breaking news.
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Here Are the Most Insane Aurora Shooting Conspiracy Theories

Here Are the Most Insane Aurora Shooting Conspiracy Theories | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
While some choose to debate about gun control or the state of healthcare for the mentally ill, other stalwart truthseekers have made it their mission to get to the bottom of James Holmes' massacre at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises.
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Red-hair Joker: Colorado shooter James Holmes' first court appearance

Red-hair Joker: Colorado shooter James Holmes' first court appearance | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The man accused of killing 12 in a movie theater in Aurora could face the death penalty, a Colorado prosecutor says.
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Westboro Baptist Church Protest Effort Blocked

Westboro Baptist Church Protest Effort Blocked | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A planned protest by the Westboro Baptist Church was overshadowed Saturday when thousands of supporters gathered at the funeral of a fallen soldier to block the radical church's effort.
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Anaheim police 'kill another man', cops filmed firing on women & children at protest

Anaheim police 'kill another man', cops filmed firing on women & children at protest | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A second case of deadly police-involved shooting is reported in Anaheim over the weekend. It comes just a day after police shot a 24-year-old man, sparking chaotic protests.
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Prediction: Romney Will Not be the Republican Nominee

Prediction:  Romney Will Not be the Republican Nominee | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
I have tried to shine a light on the clearest, cleanest, unspinnable, problem with Romney's finances -- amnesty for his Swiss accounts -- suggesting that the Republican leaders, who dislike him anyhow, could not abide such a fatally-flawed nominee.
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Washington admits surveillance violated Fourth Amendment

Washington admits surveillance violated Fourth Amendment | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The US government has admitted to violating the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches and seizures on at least one occasion during surveillance efforts.
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WATCH: Letterman Goes On Fracking Rant Against 'Greedy Oil And Gas Companies'

WATCH: Letterman Goes On Fracking Rant Against 'Greedy Oil And Gas Companies' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On Wednesday night's "Late Show," host David Letterman took several minutes to share his thoughts on fracking.
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Matt Taibbi Blasts CNBC Anchor

Matt Taibbi Blasts CNBC Anchor | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Matt Taibbi called out CNBC anchor Larry Kudlow for claiming that banks' rigging of a key interest rate did not hurt anyone.
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"God made me do it" Canadian couple ordered to pay gay couple damages

"God made me do it" Canadian couple ordered to pay gay couple damages | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of America's most influential gay political blogs, providing news analysis of LGBT civil rights, by John Aravosis, one of the US' top gay rights advocates in Washington DC...
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Gun Lobby Counts On Short Attention Span

Gun Lobby Counts On Short Attention Span | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- The national sense of outrage swiftly passes. That's the lesson of American gun tragedies past.
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Rep. Moran: Lawmakers ‘complicit’ in Colorado theater massacre

Rep. Moran: Lawmakers ‘complicit’ in Colorado theater massacre | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Rep. Jim Moran (D-VA) said Monday that legislatures across the country were afraid of imposing stricter gun regulation because of the political power of the National Rifle Association.

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Military Contractor Gets Away With Electrocuting American Soldier In Iraq

Military Contractor Gets Away With Electrocuting American Soldier In Iraq | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Does that sound like the America that young men and women signed up to defend?
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Super-rich Rabbit Hole: Wealthy stash $21 tn in offshore havens

Wealthy tax evaders, aided by private banks have exploited loopholes in tax legislation and stashed over $21 tn in offshore funds, says a report - READ MORE:...
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Texas cop charged with raping woman in police car

Texas cop charged with raping woman in police car | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Houston, Texas police officer is on the other side of prison bars after the results of a DNA test suggest Adan Jimenez Carranza sexually assaulted a woman last month in the back of his patrol car while in uniform and carrying a gun.
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Disabled Veteran: United Airlines Staff Kicked Service Dog, Asked If He Was 'Retarded'

Disabled Veteran: United Airlines Staff Kicked Service Dog, Asked If He Was 'Retarded' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jim Stanek, a disabled veteran and Paws and Stripes cofounder, claims United Airlines staff physically abused his service dog, Sarge, and verbally abused him during an unexpected 3-day layover at Dulles International Airport outside of Washington,...
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Sharia4Belgium spokesman could be free man soon

Sharia4Belgium spokesman could be free man soon | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A judge in Antwerp has ruled that Sharia4Belgium spokesman Fouad Belkacem may be released conditionally. Fouad Belkacem is currently in gaol to face charges of incitement to hatred and violence directed at people of a different faith.
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Police brutality story heats up: Anaheim PD faces evidence-buying claims

Police brutality story heats up: Anaheim PD faces evidence-buying claims | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Witnesses to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Anaheim, California say officers offered to buy up cell phone footage of the brutality that followed. The circumstances of the shooting are currently under investigation.
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Romney Once Again In Fake Twitter Account Scandal

Romney Once Again In Fake Twitter Account Scandal | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Another scandal involving the Romney campaign, this time once again involving the popular social networking site Twitter.
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Search engines to censor file-sharing sites? Google loses key case — RT

Search engines to censor file-sharing sites? Google loses key case — RT | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Google has lost a landmark case after France’s Supreme Court ruled that the search engine must filter automatically suggested links to sites that offer pirated content. The ruling may open up the floodgates for more search restrictions.
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Pro-Gun Group Sends Out Unfortunate Message After Mass Shooting

Pro-Gun Group Sends Out Unfortunate Message After Mass Shooting | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A Twitter account belonging to a journal associated with the National Rifle Association sent out an unfortunate tweet on Friday morning, just hours after a tragic shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.
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Senator Readies Gun Control Bill

Senator Readies Gun Control Bill | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- In the immediate aftermath of the shooting in Aurora, the debate over gun control policy has more or less centered on whether it's an appropriate time to even have a debate.
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Pathetic Dumbshit @replouiegohmert: Aurora Shootings Result Of 'Ongoing Attacks On Judeo-Christian Beliefs'

Pathetic Dumbshit @replouiegohmert: Aurora Shootings Result Of 'Ongoing Attacks On Judeo-Christian Beliefs' | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Friday that the shootings that took place in an Aurora, Colo.
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