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Aereo TV Service Threatened by Supreme Court Case

Aereo TV Service Threatened by Supreme Court Case

By Brian Powell April 21, 2014

In a case which alludes to the 1984 Betamax case, the pseudo-TV service Aereo is being threatened by a lawsuit from major cable companies. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will start hearing arguments from both sides. Two years ago, Aereo …

North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge North Dakota Abortion Law Overturned by Judge

Last year, North Dakota’s Republican-led legislature and governor signed into law what abortion rights advocates called the most restrictive law against abortion in the United States. The law, referred to as the fetal heartbeat law, called for the outlaw of …

Ukraine Anti-Terror Campaign Begins in East Region Ukraine Anti-Terror Campaign Begins in East Region

On Tuesday, acting president of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov surprised many by following-up on his ultimatum laid down against Russian sympathizers in Eastern Ukraine on Sunday. The deadline for Russian supporters to lay down their arms and submit peacefully expired at …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Life Or Death For Boston Bomber? Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Life Or Death For Boston Bomber?

The Boston Marathon Bombings stunned the nation exactly one year ago today. The anniversary of the tragedy saw many journey to the city of Boston, Mass. from around the world in order to honor the victims and their families. Though …

Steve Israel: GOP Base Is "Animated by Racism" Steve Israel: GOP Base Is "Animated by Racism"

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.” …

Federal Taxes Too High, Say Americans Federal Taxes Too High, Say Americans

With the deadline to file 2013 taxes approaching fast, more Americans are now coming face-to-face with just how much they own Uncle Sam. As the U.S. has always had an interesting relationship to taxes, it isn’t surprising that most Americans …

Kathleen Sebelius Resigns As HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigns As HHS Secretary

White house officials announced the resignation of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who stepped down following the six-month open enrollment period of Obamacare. Last Sunday, Sebelius denied rumors that she was pressured to leave her post because of …

Greta Van Susteren Spars with Candidate Dickinson Greta Van Susteren Spars with Candidate Dickinson

Greta Van Susteren invited Mike Dickinson, a man who claims to be running for congress, on her show for some verbal sparring. Even though Dickinson is a Democrat, he may not be on the Democratic ballot in November. The segment …

Religious Considerations for GOP 2016 in Vegas Religious Considerations for GOP 2016 in Vegas

Where is it written that a location has to be sinless in order to hold a political rally? Is there such a place on Earth? And when have politics and religion ever gone hand and hand successfully? But, some heavy …

Jim Flaherty, Finance Minister of Canada, Has Died Jim Flaherty, Finance Minister of Canada, Has Died

Jim Flaherty, Canada’s third-longest serving finance minister of all time, died on Thursday simply weeks after he had retired from his post. While no official cause of death has been released, police stated they had responded to a call reporting …

Occupation, Sanctions & Troops on the Ukraine Border Occupation, Sanctions & Troops on the Ukraine Border

Even though Russian President Vladimir Putin attempted last week to resolve the issue once and for all, the Ukraine crisis continues to see developments for the worse. Russian separatists have held control over several government buildings in the Ukraine for …

Congressman Urged To Resign Over ‘Smoochgate’ Congressman Urged To Resign Over ‘Smoochgate’

Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister promised to stay in office even after calls for his resignation were made over a leaked video of him kissing the wife of a friend. Gov. Bobby Jindal, the state’s Republican governor, urged McAllister to resign, …

Angela Spaccia Gets 11 Years Over Corruption Charges Angela Spaccia Gets 11 Years Over Corruption Charges

“Pigs get fat, hogs get slaughtered.” These words were lifted from a damning email sent by Angela Spaccia to friend Randy Adams. Adams was in the process of negotiating a $457,000-a-year deal as the new police chief of the small …

Ethics Complaint Against Arkansas Rep. Dismissed Ethics Complaint Against Arkansas Rep. Dismissed

The Office of Congressional Ethics or OCE unanimously rejected an ethics complaint filed on October 2013 by the Arkansas Democratic Party against Arkansas Congressman and aspiring GOP Senator Tom Cotton. The complaint alleged that Cotton violated House rules by soliciting …

93-Year-Old Mayor Wants Another Term in Florida Town 93-Year-Old Mayor Wants Another Term in Florida Town

Apopka county voters decided on Tuesday that it was finally time for a change. The 93-year-old Mayor, John Land, has lost to his running-mate, Joe Kilsheimer, 56, who campaigned on the need for younger, more energetic leadership in a city …

Leland Yee Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ To Corruption Leland Yee Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ To Corruption

The disgraced California State Senator for District 8 appeared briefly in a San Francisco federal court on Tuesday to plead “not guilty” to federal firearm trafficking and political corruption allegations charged against him. The 65-year-old democrat was flanked by a …

Light On Mars The Latest Alien Conspiracy Theory Light On Mars The Latest Alien Conspiracy Theory

A new photo taken by the NASA rover Curiosity ..has sent shock waves through the alien conspiracy theory corners of the internet. It appears that the rover captured an unexplained beam of light on the surface of Mars. The unknown …