It’s ironic: a keynote lecture about surveillance and censorship from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barton Gellman was destroyed out of fear of not following government guidelines.

Jen Hobbs Purdue holds a “Facility Security Clearance” from the U.S. government to conduct national security research using classified documents, according to Board of Trustees documents from 2014.  What Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barton Gellman discovered is that rather than this contract granting Purdue the freedom to discuss and research information that is already classified, it actually gives the

Martin Shkreli has yet to decrease the price of Daraprim, the drug his company purchased and immediately increased the price by 5000%

Off The Grid Martin Shkreli became one of the most hated people in the nation last month for increasing the price of the life saving drug Daraprim. When he decided to increase the price by 5,000% from $13.50 to $750 per pill, a media firestorm followed. This caused him to reverse his decision, promising to

Now that the likely winner has bowed out, who can step up to win?

Off The Grid Kevin McCarthy, the frontrunner candidate for House Speaker, unexpectedly dropped out of the race Thursday afternoon minutes before the election. At 8AM, McCarthy (R-Ca) said he was running for Speaker and just four hours later he dropped out, sending the House of Representatives into chaos. Visibly shocked, outgoing Speaker, John Boehner promptly

Enjoy our LIVE team coverage of tonight’s #DemDebate with Jesse Ventura’s #OffTheGrid team, Larry King’s #PoliticKING team & The Rubin Report.

Off The Grid Follow along in real time as Jesse Ventura’s #OffTheGrid team joins forces with Larry King’s #PoliticKING team & The Rubin Report to LIVE blog tonight’s #DemDebate in Las Vegas. JOIN THE CONVERSATION Related Story WATCH: #PoliticKING’s LIVE #OraPolitics Team Coverage of #DemDebate And be sure to join the conversation by posting your comments below or share

Low corn prices have cut into Monsanto’s seed and herbicide business.

Jen Hobbs When Air France announced last week that it will cut 2,900 jobs, the employees retaliated by storming the corporate headquarters. A violent mob forced Air France managers to flee — their shirts were ripped from their backs, and they had to scale fences to escape.  Meanwhile in the United States, Monsanto announced today that it will eliminate 2,600 jobs

An online survey of about a thousand Americans revealed 87% of respondents want candidates for federal office to possess a basic understanding of science as part of making public policy decisions.

Off The Grid This just tells me that we better start electing atheists. Generally, atheists believe in science. As Bill Maher says, “they don’t have that imaginary friend.” You don’t have to be a scientist but you can still read things and make yourself more intelligent on the subject. Science is something that is extremely

Wayne Simmons may not be an expert, but he played one on TV. Now he’s going to jail for it.

Alex Logan Fox News — your one-stop shop for bullshit — has again proved that the channel’s unentertaining form of entertainment is NOT news. As Australia’s ABC reports: Wayne Simmons of Annapolis, Maryland, portrayed himself as an “outside paramilitary special operations officer” for the Central Intelligence Agency from 1973 to 2000. Related Story Saudi Prince’s

L.A. prosecutors said there was not enough evidence to charge 29-year-old Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud with a felony.

Off The Grid A Saudi prince who was arrested in Beverly Hills on suspicion of sexual assault will not have charges filed against him. The LA prosecutors cited insufficient evidence as the reason for the decision. Although there is not enough evidence to prosecute 29-year-old Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud with felony charges, the case was referred

In an interview with Right Wing Watch, the 2016 GOP presidential candidate and Kentucky Senator had a few choice words to say about the Democratic hopeful.

Off The Grid A Bernie Sanders presidency could lead to “mass genocide”? Really?  Well, that’s what Rand Paul believes of the self-proclaimed Democratic socialist. Related Story Judge Andrew Napolitano: Libertarians Have Been Hijacked! Paul went as far as comparing Sanders to Josef Stalin: “It amazes me and it actually kind of scares me. I think it’s not

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