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Conservative Policy Group's Horrific Anti-Gay Policy Memo

Conservative Policy Group's Horrific Anti-Gay Policy Memo | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
More than two decades ago, the conservative public policy group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) released anti-gay propaganda decrying the influence of the gay community in the United States, according to documents recently uncovered by...
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Kentucky Governor To Mitch McConnell: Get Your Facts Straight On Obamacare

Kentucky Governor To Mitch McConnell: Get Your Facts Straight On Obamacare | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- It was just Wednesday night that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) railed against the Affordable Care Act, calling it a "catastrophic failure" for people everywhere. "This is beyond fixing.
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Corporatist Third Way Dems Exposed

The rich, corporatist Dems of the think tank Third Way have taken to the Washington Post to attack the popular economic positions of progressives like Elizab...
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12 Fast Facts About Today's Fast Food Strike

12 Fast Facts About Today's Fast Food Strike | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Workers at fast food restaurants nationwide are striking for higher pay and better working conditions.
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The secret double life of a gay neo-Nazi

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He was the British extreme right's most feared streetfighter. But almost right up to his death 20 years ago, Nicky Crane led a precarious dual existence - until it fell dramatically apart.

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Chris Hayes mocks New York Post: Obamacare toddler horror story was pure bunk

Chris Hayes mocks New York Post: Obamacare toddler horror story was pure bunk | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
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Zombie Economy - Living Bubble

Zombie Economy - Living Bubble | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Imagine the reaction you would get if you walked into an off-the-hook fraternity party and shouted, “Stop this party!
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German minister snubs Ukraine leaders on Kiev visit

German minister snubs Ukraine leaders on Kiev visit | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
KIEV (Reuters) - Germany's foreign minister met Ukrainian opposition leaders at their protest camp in Kiev on Wednesday, in a snub to President Viktor Yanukovich, who triggered mass street demonstrations...
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War On Christmas Update From Bill O'Reilly On Fox News

War On Christmas Update From Bill O'Reilly On Fox News | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly is once against talking about the War On Christmas (waged by atheists and secular progressives), in part by 'forcing' people to say 'happy holiday's rather than 'merry Christmas'.
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Disgraced Former Liberty Dean Ergun Caner Gets New Job, Seeks To Silence Critics

Disgraced Former Liberty Dean Ergun Caner Gets New Job, Seeks To Silence Critics | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If you were the trustee of a troubled college fighting to keep its accreditation, would you hire as your new president someone who was forced out of a previous academic post for lying about his past?
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Jon Stewart congratulates ‘old white men’ of GOP for their role in ending racism

Jon Stewart congratulates ‘old white men’ of GOP for their role in ending racism | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart slammed Republicans for their appropriation of civil rights icon Rosa Parks in an ill-considered message on the social medium Twitter.

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Tea party radio host misses felony court date because he was in jail for extortion and drugs

Tea party radio host misses felony court date because he was in jail for extortion and drugs | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A Michigan tea party activist missed a scheduled court appearancein Wisconsin because he spent Thanksgiving weekend in jail on felony charges in the Upper Peninsula.

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Climate change-denying Texas Rep. to lead House meeting on extraterrestrials

Climate change-denying Texas Rep. to lead House meeting on extraterrestrials | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), who has been openly skeptical regarding global climate change, will use one of the House’s seven remaining workdays this year to chair a hearing regarding the possible existence of life outside of Earth.

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Martin Bashir Showed Integrity and Class - Now He Should Be Reinstated

Martin Bashir Showed Integrity and Class - Now He Should Be Reinstated | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

His actions showed that he has more integrity and class in his baby finger than Sarah Palin could ever dream of.  His show and the fact that he resigned over a comment that I won’t defend, prove it.

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Another Batch of Wall Street Villains Freed on Technicality | Matt Taibbi

Another Batch of Wall Street Villains Freed on Technicality | Matt Taibbi | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Why the GE Capital convictions were quietly overturned, and what it says about justice on Wall Street
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Don't Be Evil? Google Funding a Slew of Right-Wing Groups

Don't Be Evil? Google Funding a Slew of Right-Wing Groups | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The policies advocated by some of the Google’s grantees are in stark contrast with the progressive image that Google has worked to promote.
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Meet the House Republicans who don't hate gay rights

Meet the House Republicans who don't hate gay rights | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Five Republicans are urging Boehner to bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to a vote.
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Court hears discrimination case over wedding cake for gay couple

Court hears discrimination case over wedding cake for gay couple | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A discrimination complaint over a Colorado bakery's refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple was heard in a Denver court Wednesday.
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113th Congress Set To Be Least Productive In History; GOP Proud Of Their Do Nothing Record

113th Congress Set To Be Least Productive In History; GOP Proud Of Their Do Nothing Record | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The republican controlled 113th Congress is set to become the least productive Congress ever, with some Republicans bragging about their do nothing record.
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The Defining Challenge of Our Time

The Defining Challenge of Our Time | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Today, President Obama gave what some are are calling “one of the most important speeches of the Obama presidency.” Just as he did in his landmark 2011 speech in Osawatomie, Kansas and throughout last year’s campaign, the president laid out why...
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Documents Say Phones Outside U.S. Are Tracked

Documents Say Phones Outside U.S. Are Tracked | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The National Security Agency is tracking the location and movements of cellphones outside the United States in an effort to find suspicious travel patterns or activities by intelligence targets, according to documents leaked by Edward J.
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GOP lawmaker: If we attack Iran, let's use nukes

GOP lawmaker: If we attack Iran, let's use nukes | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Rep. Duncan Hunter hopes there's no war between the US and Iran. But if one does happen, he thinks it should be nuclear.
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Olympic skater Johnny Weir calls LGBT activists ‘idiots’ for opposition to Russian games

Olympic skater Johnny Weir calls LGBT activists ‘idiots’ for opposition to Russian games | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Flamboyant former Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir lashed out Monday at LGBT activists who oppose the United States’ participation in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, calling them “idiots.” According to New York City LGBT newspaper theGay City News, Weir was speaking to a group of women students at Barnard College on December 2 when he made the remarks.

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Georgia school: We were ‘terrorized’ by Fox News’ false ‘Christmas card censorship’ report

Georgia school: We were ‘terrorized’ by Fox News’ false ‘Christmas card censorship’ report | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

A school district in Georgia blasted Fox News on Tuesday and said that they had been “terrorized” after one of the network’s radio hosts falsely reported that Christmas cards had been “confiscated.”

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Warning: Insurance companies using Obamacare scare to scam public

Warning: Insurance companies using Obamacare scare to scam public | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Insurance companies are using Obamacare to scam the public, while blaming the ACA for not letting them gouge the public with inflated premiums.
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