The polarization of the country continues after the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare. The ruling resulted in some conservatives encouraging their countrymen to throw the tea overboard, while liberals used the decision as an opportunity to send out obnoxious tweets.
Last week, amid the media buzz about the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, CNN and FOX News managed to botch coverage of what may have been one of this year’s most explosive news stories.
A Texas woman spent 12 hours in jail after she warned motorists of a speed trap. Natalie Plummer scrawled “Speed Trap!!” on a paper grocery bag. “I was completely abiding by the law,” she opined. “I was simply warning citizens of a situation ahead.”
The New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk police tactic is spreading. In San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee is considering “edgy” police tactics to increase pat-downs of people suspected of carrying firearms and other weapons.
Mobile phone service providers log data about your locations and store it for years. In the event of a criminal investigation, they routinely release such data to police. But, according to ProPublica, you can rarely gain access to your own location data.
A traveler from Indiana is demanding an apology from the Transportation Security Administration agent who allegedly spilled his grandfather’s ashes on the floor. John Gross claims that while coming home from a trip to Orlando, an agent decided to inspect a jar labeled “human remains.”
The little buzz a person gets from drinking a soda may not be the caffeine. French researchers have discovered alcohol in Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The National Institute of Consumption, which is based in Paris, found that more than half of popular sodas contain traces of alcohol.
Americans have been hearing about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for years. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, declaring President Barack Obama’s healthcare law Constitutional, expect to hear much more in coming months.
During a House vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to full cooperate in an investigation regarding the fatally flawed Fast and Furious “gun-walking” operation, several Democratic lawmakers walked out. By a vote of 255-67 the House passed the resolution to hold Holder in Contempt of Congress.
The Supreme Court issued a ruling on President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act upholding many of the laws central provisions Thursday morning. One of the most important rulings by the Court regarding the Constitutionality of the healthcare overhaul was describing the individual insurance requirement as a tax, rather than a forced purchase.