For the first time among U.S. Food Processors, CEO of Peanut Corp. is convicted of knowingly selling tainted peanut butter, reportedly killing nine from a salmonella outbreak.

Kanika Lal A former CEO of Peanut Corporation of America will face 28 years in prison for his role in a salmonella outbreak, which reportedly killed nine Americans and sickened hundreds in 2008 to 2009. Stewart Parnell, ex-owner of Peanut Corp, appeared in a Georgia federal court with his brother and a former manager of

And another one bites the dust! The Grand Old Party once again thins the herd as Governor Scott Walker drops out of the race for most presidential candidates of all time.

Alex Logan According to the New York Times, “The short answer is money. He’s made a decision not to limp into Iowa.” A huge disappointment, I know, as we all wanted to see what other insanely asinine ideas he could come up with between now and Iowa. But don’t fret, readers, we still have Huckabee,

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado has sparked an avalanche of positive outcomes. The numbers prove that it is good for both the state and the people, although some believe that it is two steps forward, one step back.

Off The Grid The legalization of Marijuana has been widely successful proving to have both economic and social benefits as advocates have been suggesting for years. People in the business say that, although they are doing well, there are regulations and setbacks which are keeping them from reaching their full potential. A prime example of

Jeb Bush’s new tax plan would cut individual income taxes for almost all Americans. Although, more than half the dollar value of the tax cuts would go to 1 percent of the population — the richest 1 percent.

Off The Grid What do you expect to get from a pig but a grunt? Just look at where his donations come from. It is a case of bribery, but they just call it campaign contributions. Whoever gives them their big campaign contributions, gets to eat at the trough. This is a classic example of

Florida recreational marijuana advocates are on the move to get an initiative on the 2016 ballot that would give residents the chance to vote on legalizing pot and regulating the drug like alcohol. The Florida Cannabis Act would allow anyone over age 21 to purchase and possess up to an ounce of marijuana.

Off The Grid It’s all part of the domino effect that is happening with marijuana. More and more states are going to be legalizing it because they see the positives far outweighs the negatives. People are starting to understand that it’s a wonderful plant, specifically for medical purposes. They see the money that it can bring

Recent budget cuts in Alabama are being used as an excuse to suppress the black vote in some regions of the state.

Off The Grid Voting rights are under attack by Republicans in a display of blatant disregard for the minority vote in Alabama. The state is shutting down multiple state offices in almost exclusively black communities where residents can obtain licenses needed to vote. The state released a statement on Wednesday saying, “An $11 million cut in

The Utah branch of Planned Parenthood sued the governor on Monday for ordering state agencies to cut off federal funding to the organization following the release of secretly recorded videos by an anti-abortion group.

Off The Grid This is smart. You don’t shut the government down because you have a disagreement over one thing. The government needs to continue to do what it does, and anyone that doesn’t should be fired. Let’s straighten something out. Stop calling these people pro-life. Because the same people that are pro-life support the death

AUTHOR’S NOTE: NONE OF THIS REMOTELY TRUE (EXCEPT THAT KIM DAVIS ACTUALLY MET WITH THE POPE IN SECRET). BUT, MAN… WHAT IF IT WAS? EITHER WAY, ENJOY!

Alex Logan The car took two rights and a left, then two more rights and another left. Or was it three rights? Kim couldn’t keep track with the blindfold over her eyes. The warm sweaty musk of four Italian bishops packed around her in the backseat made her eyes water. These men hadn’t spent much

Today marks day one of recreational marijuana sales in Oregon. The state’s official slogans We Love Dreamers, Things Look Different Here, and Pacific Wonderland might now have new meanings as it joins Washington state and Colorado in allowing the sale of a drug that remains illegal under U.S. federal law.

Jen Hobbs Oregon residents 21 years of age and older can buy up to a quarter-ounce (seven grams) of dried pot at roughly 200 existing medical-use marijuana dispensaries as a new law took effect today, Reuters reports:  In Oregon, possessing and growing pot became legal in July. Through 2015, sales of pot for recreational use will be