Off The Grid PBS’ Frontline just released new photographs taken on that fateful day of September 11th, 2001. The images show the Bush administration immediately during and following the attacks. According to PBS, coordinating producer Colette Neirouz Hanna for the Kirk Documentary Group (which often produces films for Frontline) acquired them through the Freedom of Information Act. Related
Jen Hobbs California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom said he would back a marijuana legalization initiative in 2016. He stated, “I dont like drug abuse, or drug use. That said, I dislike the war on drugs more. It is a war on people of color, it is a war on poor people, and it is an outrage.” There
The suspicious death of Sandra Bland has reportedly been solved. Meanwhile, prosecutors continue to investigate the officer who arrested her.
Brigida Santos NBC coverage of the Sandra Bland story reveals how the 28-year-old woman died in a Texas jail after being taken into custody. She had been pulled over for reportedly failing to signal when changing lanes. This news comes after suspicious dashcam footage was released in which the arresting officer yells to Bland, “I will light you up!” Medical examiners
A new $14.7 million military warehouse facility in Afghanistan wasleft empty because the intended occupants, the Defense Logistics Agency, had already ended their mission in Kandahar. However, construction continued for six months after the fact that it would no longer be needed. Instead, the military added $400,000 of modifications to the buildings knowing it would never be used, SIGAR wrote in a report.
Off The Grid Imagine the outcry from the politicians if they found out the government had given a few million dollars to poor people who werent qualified to get welfare. Fox News would be outraged!And every news agency in America would be on board. When you hear about wasteful spending like this on war,
Off The Grid USA Today reports that testing welfare applicants for drug use has failed to save money as the program had intended. Arizona began testing welfare applicants in 2009. After 87,000 people were tested, only one tested positive. The one drug user helped the state save a mere $560 out of the $200
Dashcam footage released by the Texas Department of Public Safety shows Sandra Bland being arrested by police but the 52 minute video appears to have been edited. Why? What are those three missing minutes hiding?
Brigida Santos For those of you who are out of the loop, a 28-year old Chicago woman named Sandra Bland, died in custody after being arrested last week in Waller County, Texas after reportedly becoming combative with an officer who had allegedly pulled her over for failing to signal before changing lanes. Bland died in custody on Monday, three days after her arrest, in what
Republicans and Democrats have been accused of being two arms of the same corrupt political body. Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush are demonized by each other, by their opponents, and even by factions within their own parties, but they have more in common than you might think.
Jen Hobbs Here are 15 ways Jeb Bush is just like Hillary Clinton: 1.) They project entitlement: Bush and Clinton represent a political class that is seen as living lives apart from those they represent, people who are seen as out for themselves rather than for ordinary people. Dan Balz, Washington Post 2.) They are both
NY Daily News posted a surveillance video of a Brooklyn grocery store that captures two NYPD officers beating 24-year-old Thomas Jennings with his hands up in surrender.
Off The Grid A surveillance video published by Daily News shows 24-year-old Thomas Jennings leaning on a counter of a Brooklyn grocery store on July 7th when NYPD officer Lenny Lutchman approaches him from behind and starts shoving his chest and grabbing his wrists. Jennings appears to raise both his hands in surrender. As you can see
Jeb Bush outlined a wide-ranging plan to rein in the size of the federal government and curb the influence of lobbyists who live off it. Portraying himself as a political outsider Mr. Bush called for a 10 percent reduction in the federal workforce, an immediate hiring freeze, a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget and a six-year waiting period before members of Congress can become lobbyists.
Off The Grid Hes trying to become a hero to the working people. Jeb Bush is not an outsider. You talk about the Kennedy dynasty in this country. The Bush dynasty has been way longer and way larger. He is not by any stretch an outsider. Hes trying to pull the same thing that
Off The Grid I cant exactly tell you the first time I met Roddy Piper. It was years ago in the wrestling business. What I can tell you is that Roddy was a tremendous performer. He knew the wrestling business inside and out. He was one of the greats of all time. Roddy was always a
Teenage boys might have to start asking teen girls for valid ID before agreeing to go on a first date if they want to stay off the sex offender registry.
Jen Hobbs Put yourself in this scenario: You’re 18, you go to a dating site, you start talking to a girl whose profile states she’s 17, and then you both “hook up.” The usual teenage intimacy ensues (sex), and you find out later that she lied about her age. She’s really 14-years-old, and her parents are now really
Off The Grid Related Story Off The Grid: The Militarization Of Police Just Got Worse Thanks To The War On Drugs The Guardian has released an interactive database of all the people killed by police in the US this year. Titled The Counted, it breaks down the number of deaths many