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  • Senator John McCain will introduce legislation shortly to overhaul the TV business by giving consumers the option to buy channels on an individual basis (a la carte) - instead of seeing only large bundles as options. The politician will face fierce resistance from broadcast (NWS, DIS, CMCSA, CBS, AMCX, SNI, OUTD, DISCA, VIAB) and cable companies (CVC, CHTR, TWC) but may have a friend in upstart Aereo which has been rankling a few feathers as well. (Aereo timeline[View news story]
    John McCain would try to move mountains to keep the oil companies monopoly for transportation fuel intact. Let a successful media company develop a market without the tax breaks of oil companies and McCain cries foul.

    McCain wants to coddle and protect the start up company Aereo Inc. but he consistently votes to squelch and deny the fledgling Bio-fuels industry.

    John McCain has never made sense unless you follow the money.
    May 9, 2013. 12:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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