Jen Hobbs People have been leaving unofficial Yelp reviews for the TSA and various dreadful DMVs and post offices around the U.S. for a while now, but now the government says its going to start reading those reviews. According to Gizmodo.com, “Yelp has started a partnership with the federal government to create review pages for a variety of government-run places
The U.S. military has canceled a pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. A defense department spokesman said the hearing, originally scheduled for Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, was canceled by the military judge.
Off The Grid Its utterly ridiculous that they are being tired by the military in the first place. Is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed a member of any countries military? No. He should be tried in civilian courts. This is total George Bush bullshit. The fact is that crimes were committed in New York so therefore the
Lt. Kristen Griest and Capt. Shaye Haver will be the first ever women to graduate from the Army’s Ranger School
Off The Grid Two female soldiers are making history by being the first women to graduate from the Armys Ranger School. Lt. Kristen Griest and Capt. Shaye Haver will at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Friday, the Washington Post reported. The school started out with 380 men and 19 women. After the grueling three-phases of training,
Dear Republicans, in a 2013 ruling, the Dominican Republic stripped citizenship from over 200,000 Dominican workers of Haitian descent. Here are the disastrous results. Read and learn.
Brigida Santos A new petition by the people to the Obama administration, asks the White House to address human rights abuses taking place in the Dominican Republic resulting from a 2013 ruling that stripped citizenship from Dominican children of Haitian migrant workers. Over 200,000 people were affected by the ruling, which the petition says, Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never
The Guardian reports Jeb Bush has refused to end the United State’s use of torture if he becomes president. He says he doesnt want to make a definitive, blanket type of statement when it comes to torture.
Off The Grid Jeb Bush, this is an outrage. You have opened yourself up to be a war criminal. You’re just another person that never served in the military so he doesnt know a thing about it. You’re making it so that other countries will then torture our soldiers too. If torture is allowed, then
Off The Grid Samuel Harrell, an inmate with behavior thats been linked to bipolar disorder, was serving time at the Fishkill Correctional Facility in New York for a drug conviction. He got into a confrontation with officers at the prison after he announced he was going home — even though he still had years left on his
The Gateway Drug Theory suggests that licit drugs, such as tobacco and alcohol, serve as a gateway toward the use of other, illicit drugs. A recent study among high school students determined that alcohol – not marijuana – was the major gateway drug.
Jen Hobbs In case you missed it, there’s a heroin epidemic in the United States. Find out why in this video: One can also say there’s an alcohol epidemic in the United States among high school students. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Florida determined that alcohol is more of a gateway drug to
Today, the government announced a new strategy for fighting the rise in heroin use in the United States.
Off The Grid The White Houses latest game plan for fighting the high rise in heroin use: focus on treating addicts rather than putting them behind bars. Related Story Holy GOP! The Pope Says We Should Embrace Immigrants. While this might not read as exactly groundbreaking — especially since this is what Jesse Ventura has been advocating
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 Jeremiah Nduwimana from Canada asks:What is your position on NAFTA and what do you think of it. Is it a success or a failure and if a failure what should be done about it. Jesse Says: Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term Initially I supported it. I
Several pipes excavated from William Shakespeare’s garden contained cannabis, report scientists who used gas chromatography-mass spectrometry to analyze the items.
Off The Grid Shakespeare was a stoner! What else could you determine from it? After all, look how creative he was. Related Story New Petition Calls for DEA Chief to be Fired for Calling Medical Marijuana a Joke Remember, back when The Beatles wrote Sergeant Pepperone of the greatest rock albums of all timethey
Bureau of Labor Statistics said that in 2014, roughly 1.7 million U.S. workers – two thirds of whom were women – were illegally paid less than the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour.Other studies put the number higher.
Off The Grid When it comes to minimum wage: if you work a forty-hour workweek you should be able to make enough money, regardless of what you do. You should not have to be subsidized one penny by government. That should be our goal. Related Story New Report Shows Top CEOs Make More Money
There have been many presidents affiliated with different religions and only 3 with no affiliation. Would you vote for an Atheist president?
Off The Grid Almost every President of the United States has been affiliated with a religion with only three Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson having been unaffiliated with a specific religious tradition. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term According to the Pew Research Center, here are