Alex Logan Before the Dirty Dozen (Plus Seven) GOP candidates make asses of themselves in 2016 (more so than they already have) with more reckless campaign song choices [link to part one], here are a few APPROPRIATE songs that will actually represent the men behind the music all of them by Iron Maiden. Why?
Marijuana is legal at the state level, but not at the federal level. If you vote for one of these GOP candidates, you should know that they plan on enforcing federal law to the full extent until marijuana is once again illegal in the United States.
Jen Hobbs This batch of GOP presidential hopefuls has said some crazy things on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to drones and birth control. If you don’t believe me, here’s a recap: Republicans claim to be for smaller government oversight. Historically, the GOP says “states’ rights” come first. However, this crop of presidential hopefuls is turning
While marijuana and heroin are both classified as schedule 1 drugs, the DEA chief finally admitted the truth yesterday: marijuana isn’t nearly as dangerous or addictive or deadly.
Jen Hobbs Back in 2001, Congressman Barney Frank authored the States’ Rights to Medical Marijuana Act. It was the first bill designed to end the prohibition of marijuana. The always outspoken Barney Frank still stands by that decision today: On Monday, the American Psychological Association (APA), the countrys largest organization of psychologists, published findings from a new marijuana study in the
Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming one of the first states in the country to base criminal sentences not only on what crimes people have been convicted of, but also on whether they are deemed likely to commit additional crimes.
Off The Grid Its ridiculous. This is thought police. We now get convicted for what we might do. What ever happened to the day when you got convicted for the crime you did? I dont think the thought police have any business in our judicial part of government. You prosecute people for what theyve
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 Lee Allen from California asks: How can the US continue to fund Israel, who commits war crimes, when this is against the Leahy Law? Related Story Jesse Ventura on How the Government Obliterates the Bill of Rights Jesse Says: We can fund them easily since we commit war crimes too. We
Off The Grid For police departments to receive military gear, they have to send a request to the Pentagon. Through the Department of Defenses 1033 program, hundreds of millions of dollars worth of military equipment have been given out to police officers each year. Mother Jones has obtained more than 450 of these requests and has
The Orange County Register reports that three Santa Ana police officers want to quash a surveillance video that shows officers making derogatory comments about a disabled woman and possibly snacking on pot edibles during a recent raid of a medical marijuana dispensary.
Off The Grid Id like to say to all police officers: when you do busts on medical marijuana, youre hurting people that arent there. Medical marijuana helps seizure patients. It helps glaucoma and cancer patients. So when you bust in thinking youre doing such a great job, just remember: what youre doing could very
Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to make election a day a holiday, suggesting that it could make it easier to vote. He’s also introduced legislation that would automatically register 18-year-olds to vote, and said last week that he intends to offer legislation that would allow public financing of campaigns.
Off The Grid These are all good ideas for the most part. Although, I have my doubts about making Election Day a holiday because by federal law your boss has to give you time to go vote. So you have the ability to vote if you take the initiative. Making Election Day a holiday seems
Off The Grid We hear a lot these days about how civility has been lost in politics — and the media. I would remind that there was a time when public figures settled their differences with pistols at dawn. Maybe theres something to be said for that. Bring it on, Geraldo. Ill let you know
“I would prefer to be a Republican, but the party has one big problem thatll crush it in every Presidential election.” – Mark Cuban
Jen Hobbs Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban sounds off on why he could be a Republican, but just can’t bring himself to do it. Here’s his reasoning, in his own words, reported by The Dallas Morning News: Todays game is trashing the Republican Party. I would prefer to be a Republican. I want
The Second Chance Pell Pilot Program, a new experimental program, has been created to encourage prisoners to work towards a college degree with federal money while still behind bars.
Off The Grid The Obama administration is testing a new program that will provide a limited number of prisoners with the opportunity to pursue a college degree through federally-financed grants. Some Republicans are against the idea, especially since the Obama administration is not waiting around for congressional approval. Related Story Jesse Ventura: Will You
Brigida Santos Al Jazeera reports that California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law prohibiting grand juries from ruling in cases involving police use of lethal force. This is huge because grand juriesbodies that determine whether or not there is enough evidence to prosecute a defendant for a felony or crimeoperate in secret. Grand