Off The Grid The Million Mask March on November 5th had mixed outcomes around the globe. Although there were small turnouts in some places, others had large numbers and even some instances of violence. Over fifty people were arrested in London during the protests. In a blog post on Sunday, Anonymous condemned the violence saying, “One of the
The antigay renegade Kentucky clerk has lost yet another appeal of a federal judge’s marriage equality ruling, but shes not done appealing yet and after last weeks election results, she just might win (eventually). But at what cost?
Jen Hobbs In case you missed it, Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis was jailed on September 3 for contempt for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. She spent five full days behind bars and was released on the sixth day, after her deputy clerks began issuing licenses, as required by Federal Judge David Bunning. Upon being
The Spokane City Council voted to vacate all misdemeanor possession of marijuana convictions and charges.
Off The Grid Thecity council for Spokane, Washington, voted 6-0 this week to allow possession of marijuana convictions to be vacated. But according to local reports, these convictions arent going to be cleared automatically. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term Those convicted of a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge will
Off The Grid The implementation of badge and body cameras comes during a time where all eyes are on the police. Some welcome the camera such as Tempe Police Lt. Michael Pooley who said,“Theyre useful for so many different things, for prosecution, for citizen complaints and for use of force.” But one department continues to fight
Enter to win a copy of No Hope: Why I Left the GOP (and You Should Too) by #OffTheGrid guest Jimmy LaSalvia.
Off The Grid Former Republican strategist Jimmy LaSalvia, once the director of programs and policy for Log Cabin Republicans, reveals to Jesse Ventura why he left the GOP on #OffTheGrid. He calls the Republican party braindead and questions if theyll ever be able to win a national election again. In his new book, No Hope: Why
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Off The Grid Senator Elizabeth Warren took to Twitter to defend herself and the CFPB on Tuesday after an ad aired about her which blatantly portrayed her as a communist dictator. The ad, sponsored by the American Action Group, aired during the GOP debate last night was an attack on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. In some respects
Off The Grid Every Veterans day, you see your Facebook feed filled with images commemorating Veterans and thanking them for their service. But what is really being done to help our Veterans who have given so much to serving this country? Now you can see whats in the works with these 4 bills from democrats
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
Top CEOs have $4.9 million saved for their retirement while many of their workers fight to live off minimum wage.
Off The Grid While people are distracted with arguing over whether fast food workers deserve $15/hr pay, CEOs keep getting richer. Not only is the average CEO making up to 200x more than the median worker, a new report shows that many CEOs will continue to make more money than the median worker — even
Alex Logan The Department of Veterans Affairs policy on pot? Dont ask, dont tell. At least, thats how the situation appears when VA doctors cant even mention that medicinal marijuana could be a healthier alternative to the scads of psychoactive drugs they prescribe for PTSD. And that even goes for the states where medical marijuana
An appeals court granted the US governments 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. Theyve 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.