Off The Grid Everyone knows that if you walk into a senators office and offer them money for a favor, youre both going to jail. However if you offer access to an IPO (Initial Public Offering), it is completely legal. After Congress passed STOCK Act in 2011, congressional insider trading, legally, should have come to
Jen Hobbs Between the IRS possessing Stingray cellphone surveillance gear and police departments such as the NYPD being caught using x-ray fans to search the public without probable cause, people are searching for a way to genuinely keep personal information private without tipping off the authorities or compromising the ease and convenience of modern technology.
Pharma executive Martin Shkreli is furious at Bernie Sanders for refusing his donation. Instead, Bernie donated the $2,700 to an HIV clinic.
Off The Grid Its wonderful that Bernie did this. I have no problem with the government stepping in and controlling the prices of drugs. I dont think healthcare should be a for-profit business. I dont think the heads of these healthcare industries should be making millions of dollars a year off people’s health. Related Story
After a sharp increase in public outrage, the number of indictments for police killings this year has more than doubled the national average.
Off The Grid The upsurge in outrage over police violence in recent years, has apparently resulted in quantifiable change. So far this year, more police officers have been convicted for killings in the U.S. than ever before. Many attribute this change to The Black Lives Matter movement which was born out of the events in
It’s time again to answer questions from you, my vigilant fans! Got a question for the Governor? Sound off at Ora.tv/OffTheGrid.
Off The Grid Judy Dahlgren from MI asks: Hi Jesse, just wondering if you think the mainstream media is blacking out Bernie Sanders campaign and it’s growing popularity? Jesse Says:Absolutely. They did the same thing to me during my campaign. They downplayed it. Yet, everywhere I went in Minnesota the crowds were overflowing. Everywhere Bernie
Planned Parenthood continues to be attacked by Republicans looking to defund the organization claiming that they don’t want their tax-dollars funding abortion.
Off The Grid People need to understand something about Planned Parenthood: only 3% goes to abortions. They provide birth control. Correct me if Im wrong, but shouldnt people who oppose abortion, support birth control? With birth control, you wouldnt need to get an abortion. Seems logical, maybe thats the problem. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He
Despite five investigations into his illegal retaliations, the commander of Naval Special Warfare Command is poised for advancement.
Alex Logan The Washington Post reports that Rear Admiral Brian L. Losey was investigated five times by the Defense Departments inspector general after subordinates complained that he had wrongly fired, demoted or punished them during a vengeful but fruitless hunt for the person who had anonymously reported him for a minor travel-policy infraction. The inspector
UN Office on Drug and Crime is calling on governments around the world to decrminalize drug use and possession.
Off The Grid Wonderful. Its about time that freedom rang around the world. Drug usage is a consensual crime. Its a crime against yourself. Ive said many times as governor that you cant legislate stupidity. With freedom comes the freedom to be smart and to be stupid. You have to take the good with the
Joe and Jim are out, Hillary faced off against Republicans and Democrats, and Sen. Bernie Sanders is the best thing since the 40-hour work week — but how exactly will the race turn out?
Travis Irvine It sure has been an eventful few weeks for the Democratic party. Last weeks debate on CNN was the first real look into their nomination race, all the candidates were hilariously lampooned on Saturday Night Live, former Sen. Jim Webb dropped out, Vice President Joe Biden said he wouldnt run and Hillary Clinton
Medical marijuana dispensaries win the battle against what has been determined as an illegal federal crackdown.
Jen Hobbs Medical marijuana patients, their doctors, and medical marijuana dispensaries had a big win this week against the federal governments war on marijuana. A federal court in California ruled that the DEAs interpretation of a recent medical marijuana bill “defies language and logic,” “tortures the plain meaning of the statute” and is “at odds with
Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is producing an alternative to the life-saving drug Daraprim, and the company will sell the pill at about $1 per pill, or $99 for a 100-capsule bottle — a huge savings for a medication that currently costs $750 per pill.
Jen Hobbs If theres a CEO who might benefit from a maximum wage cap, Martin Shkreli of Turing Pharmaceuticals should be at the top of the list. Turing Pharmaceuticals has yet to lower the price of Daraprim, as promised. Last month, we reported that the company raised the price of this life-saving drug from $13.50 per
Off The Grid The Internet can be an amazing place where ordinary videos become viral sensations. The Huffington Post created this video of Bernie Sanders playing the bongos to Ben Harpers Burn One Down and its just as awesome as it sounds.