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New Yorkers Get ALL THE SODA!

New Yorkers Get ALL THE SODA!

The court of appeals upheld striking down the New York soda ban! Mayor Bloomberg banned all soda above 16 ounces in New York, but a court ruled the law an overstep of power. Bloomberg’s ban was approved by the Board of Health, but only the State Legislature or the City Council can approve and enact


TSA Misconduct Up 26% In The Past 3 Years?!

A recent report created by the Government Accountability Office detailed over 9,000 cases of misconduct within the TSA over a 3-year span. The number of cases in the past three years marks a 26% rise in misconduct within the agency created to protect airline passengers. The most serious violations? Sleeping on the job Letting friends

Bradley Manning Guilty and not

Bradley Manning Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy

Bradley Manning was found not guilty of aiding the enemy, but found guilty of 19 of the 21 counts against him. Although Manning faces nearly a combined 100 years for the crimes he was convicted of, the fact that he was not convicted of aiding the enemy is an enormous win for whistleblowers around the

Kristen Davis

Eliot Spitzer’s Ex-Madam Is Running Against Him?!

Kristin Davis, who allegedly provided Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer with her services, will be running against him to be New York’s comptroller. A comptroller, aka glorified accountant, would control and oversee the finances for the state once elected. Davis spent three months in prison for running a high class escort service. She stated:

Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning Verdict Will Be Given Tuesday!

Private First Class Bradley Manning could learn his fate as early as Tuesday afternoon according to a military judge. Manning is charged with aiding the enemy, which is punishable by life in prison without parole, for leaking over 700,000 government documents to WikiLeaks.com. Colonel Denise Lind stated that she expects to announce her verdict around

fast food

Largest Fast Food Walkout Starts NOW!

Today, employees of major fast food chains including McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and KFC have walked out in numerous cities across the country. Fast food workers in New York, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee, St. Louis, Kansas City and Flint, Michigan have walked out, demanding the minimum wage be raised from $8.25 to $15 per hour. Due to


House Fails To Bring Down NSA

The White House’s scramble seemed to have had an effect, the amendment to repeal the NSA’s widespread reach was narrowly defeated in a vote yesterday. The amendment would cut funding to the NSA should they enact surveillance measures on citizens who were not under investigation. The bill was voted on as part of the Department

White House Spokesperson Jay Carney

White House Trying To Defeat Defunding Bill

The White House released a statement opposing an amendment to a House bill that would shut down a significant part of the NSA’s surveillance activities. In the statement, White House spokesman Jay Carney accused Republican lawmakers of trying to “hastily dismantle one of our Intelligence Community’s counterterrorism tools” and said the “blunt approach is not

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Anthony Weiner AKA Carlos Danger Still Sexting?!

Anthony Weiner is wrapped up in yet another sexting scandal, with another woman claiming she exchanged heated photos and messages with the former congressman. Former Congressman and mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is in hot water again for sexting yet another woman, and this one’s claiming he did so AFTER Weiner spent some time in therapy


Obama Administration to Begin Arming Syrian Rebels

The Obama administration announced earlier this year that they would begin sending military aid to the Syrian rebels, and they now have stated that they will be moving forward with that plan. US government officials feel that they are in the best position to start sending arms to the Syrian rebels, and they have assured


Russia’s Anti-Gay Protesters Are Violent

After the banning of ‘homosexual propaganda’ in Russia, protesters have come out in droves demanding equality, but counter protesters have come out swinging. The number of incidences of violence against homosexuals has steadily risen in Russia as anti-gay protesters viciously attack pro-gay activists. Several of the incidents were caught on camera and have been compiled

David Cameron Soft Core Porn

UK’s Family Filters Won’t Block Soft Core Porn!

Prime Minister David Cameron is facing hard questions on how his plan for auto “porn filters” in every UK home would work, after saying soft core porn would still be accessible. The PM announced in a major speech the plan to protect children from “poisonous” pornography websites he claimed were “corroding childhood”. He stated internet

Student Loans

Senators Make Deal On Student Loans

Senators have agreed to lower the student loan rates this fall, however rates in future years could be astronomically high depending on the economy. One day after lawmakers met with President Obama in the White House, bipartisan Senators reached an agreement regarding student loans. The Senate deal would offer lower interest rates through the 2015