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Tea Party shocker: Even right-wingers become liberals when they turn off Fox News

Tea Party shocker: Even right-wingers become liberals when they turn off Fox News | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
America's center is to the left, and even Tea Partyers are liberals when they turn off Rush and learn real facts
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George Clooney Slams 'Ridiculous' Climate Change Deniers

George Clooney Slams 'Ridiculous' Climate Change Deniers | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mounting death toll in the Philippines weighed heavily on the minds of George Clooney and Idris Elba, honored at the Britannia Awards Saturday night in Los Angeles.
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Texas and 5 Other States Resist Processing Benefits for Gay Couples

Texas and 5 Other States Resist Processing Benefits for Gay Couples | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Some states are citing a conflict with state laws to defy the defense secretary’s order that gay spouses of National Guard members be given the same federal marriage benefits as heterosexual spouses.
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Gay Congressman Says Coming Out Has Been Positive Experience

Gay Congressman Says Coming Out Has Been Positive Experience | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

When the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he's gay, one openly gay congressman joked that the Maine Democrat had never registered on his "gaydar."

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Oversight Chairman Accused Of Leaking Misleading Information About Obamacare Implementation

Oversight Chairman Accused Of Leaking Misleading Information About Obamacare Implementation | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
This isn't the first time Issa's leaks proved to be false.
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GOP Senator In 2005: ‘I Would Never Filibuster Any President’s Judicial Nominee, Period’

GOP Senator In 2005: ‘I Would Never Filibuster Any President’s Judicial Nominee, Period’ | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
SPOILER ALERT: He's filibustering the president's judicial nominees, period.
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The Russian Plot To Take Back Eastern Europe At The Expense Of Gay Rights

The Russian Plot To Take Back Eastern Europe At The Expense Of Gay Rights | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Russia and its allies in countries like Ukraine are fomenting anti-gay sentiment in an effort to push back the European Union's eastern expansion. “Now, the fight [is] between East and We...
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What About Fox News? CBS Apologizes For '60 Minutes' Benghazi Hoax

What About Fox News? CBS Apologizes For '60 Minutes' Benghazi Hoax | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
On October 27, CBS's 60 Minutes aired a dramatic report that purported to tell the story of an eye witness in Benghazi who corroborated much of what the conservative critics of the administration h...
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GOP Blockade Sells Even Old-School Dems On Nuking Filibuster

GOP Blockade Sells Even Old-School Dems On Nuking Filibuster | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
From young newbies to the old guards, Democratic senators are clamoring for filibuster reform, and insist that a mass Republican blockade of three judges to the D.C.
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Obama Makes Big Move On Minimum Wage

Obama Makes Big Move On Minimum Wage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is throwing his support behind congressional Democrats' proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 and peg it to inflation, more than a dollar higher than the $9 proposal he made in his State of the Union...
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A growing coalition of progressives tries to expand social security instead of cutting it

A growing coalition of progressives tries to expand social security instead of cutting it | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

In our nation’s capitol, calls for cutting Social Security benefits and shifting the ever-rising costs ofhealth care from Medicare onto the backs of American seniors are ubiquitous. But context matters, and these ideas are nothing short of perverse given the depths of the massively painful retirement crisis that working America faces today.

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Fox Business’ John Stossel ‘upset’ poor people aren’t selling kidneys for $1,200

Fox Business’ John Stossel ‘upset’ poor people aren’t selling kidneys for $1,200 | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Libertarian Fox Business host John Stossel on Thursday said he was outraged that most government services like the military and “organ selling” had not been turned over to private business.

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Hoping to Stem Tide of Dem Decline, Grandson of Jimmy Carter Plans Run for Governor in GA

Hoping to Stem Tide of Dem Decline, Grandson of Jimmy Carter Plans Run for Governor in GA | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off
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Anti-gay bigots are getting their clocks cleaned

Anti-gay bigots are getting their clocks cleaned | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Today's vote on LGBT workplace protections showed Democrats using it as a wedge issue. And the right hiding in fear
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“We have a radical philosophy:” The right-wing plot to stop the public option

“We have a radical philosophy:” The right-wing plot to stop the public option | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Behind the scenes as the Koch Brothers, Sarah Palin and Fox News fought to defeat progressive health care reform
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Hillary's Nightmare? A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary's Nightmare? A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Warren has become a phenomenon for populist Democrats. And that scares Hillary Clinton.
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I, for one, did not know Steve Harvey was such an asshole

I, for one, did not know Steve Harvey was such an asshole | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
One of the scariest things about religion to me is that it hides within our minds, infecting our intelligence and diminishing our ability to think logically.
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GOP Donors Seek To Oust Michigan Tea Party Congressmen Over Shutdown

GOP Donors Seek To Oust Michigan Tea Party Congressmen Over Shutdown | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The growing rift between Tea Party conservatives and the moneyed GOP establishment may have finally broken out into open hostilities.
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Pope Francis Kisses Severely Disfigured Man And Prays With Him

Pope Francis Kisses Severely Disfigured Man And Prays With Him | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Pope Francis blessed a man with facial deformities during today's general audience at the Vatican.
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Fracking Victim Sued for Defamation After Proving Drinking Water Flammable

Fracking Victim Sued for Defamation After Proving Drinking Water Flammable | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
After what looked at first like an open and shut case of industrial negligence turned into a lengthy legal battle, he must either fight or
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Yes, You Have to Call the Guy Who Just Beat You

Yes, You Have to Call the Guy Who Just Beat You | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An open letter to Ken Cuccinelli II, who was not chosen to govern Virginia
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New York Fed Chief Levels Explosive Charge Against Big Banks

New York Fed Chief Levels Explosive Charge Against Big Banks | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Thursday that some of America’s largest financial institutions appear to lack respect for the law, a potentially explosive charge against an industry already roiling from numerous government...
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President Obama Says He Is "Sorry" Millions Of Americans Are Losing Their Health Coverage

President Obama Says He Is "Sorry" Millions Of Americans Are Losing Their Health Coverage | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me,” the president told NBC's Chuck Todd on Thursday.
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Ayn Rand And The Sociopathic Society

Ayn Rand And The Sociopathic Society | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The modern conservative movement claims Ayn Rand as their inspiration. This certainly explains their narcissism, selfishness and general inhumanity.
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Kansas Boy Kicked Out Of School Over Wearing A Purse To School (VIDEO)

Kansas Boy Kicked Out Of School Over Wearing A Purse To School (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
A 13 year-old Kansas Boy was suspended over wearing a purse to school.
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