Change.org petition slams Chuck Rosenberg, acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, for commenting that medical marijuana is a “joke.” The petitioners state scientific studies prove that there are benefits of medicinal pot.

Off The Grid The website Change.org has a new petition — that as of this moment — has nearly 40,000 signatures. The petition’s aim: to fire DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg.It needs at least 50,000 signatures to be processed. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term The protesters who started the petition state:

Was it because of a potential marijuana monopoly? Was it because the vote was rigged? Or was it just because Nick Lachey sucks? No matter what, there’s good and bad news for Ohio’s marijuana activists.

Travis Irvine There’s a common saying in politics that “As goes Ohio, so goes the nation.”  Well, last week my dear home state of Ohio decided to go against the national popular opinion and vote down a ballot initiative called Issue 3 that would have legalized marijuana.  However, as everyone from Rolling Stone to Reason

An appeals court granted the US government’s emergency request to allow the National Security Agency to keep collecting telephone metadata after a judge ruled that the program “likely violates the constitution.”

Off The Grid The government will ultimately win. They know they will. They’ve got an unlimited source of money and access to the court of appeals. As much as these judges want do the honorable thing and rule within the law, they still have to go through the court of appeals and the Supreme Court.

On Monday, November 16, the New Jersey State Legislature will hold its first hearing on legalizing, taxing, and regulating marijuana for adults.

Jen Hobbs Here’s one potentially positive result of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie abandoning his post to campaign around the country for the Republican nomination for president: the first hearing to legalize marijuana in New Jersey is happening on Monday. Senate Judiciary Chairman Nicholas Scutari says Monday’s hearing could be “a first step in the process of

Donald Trump explains his rough life: My father gave me ‘a small loan’ of a million dollars

Donald Trump explains his rough life: My father gave me ‘a small loan’ of a million dollars

International Business Times

Multibillionaire real estate mogul and Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump — who has repeatedly boasted that he is funding his own run for the presidency — said his father gave him a “small loan” of $1 million to get him started in his real estate development career Monday at a town hall moderated by NBC’s “Today”…

Roger Waters fears ‘scarily hawkish’ Hillary Clinton would ‘drop a f*cking nuclear bomb on somebody’

Roger Waters fears ‘scarily hawkish’ Hillary Clinton would ‘drop a f*cking nuclear bomb on somebody’

Agence France-Presse Outspoken rock legend Roger Waters has voiced concern that Hillary Clinton is too hawkish, quipping that she might use nuclear weapons if elected president. Waters, the former Pink Floyd member best known for the classic album “The Wall,” said he is supporting liberal insurgent Bernie Sanders as he challenges Clinton for the Democratic