A Missouri grandfather who’s serving life in prison for nonviolent marijuana offenses is still waiting for a chance at freedom months after Governor Nixon commuted the life without parole sentence.

Jen Hobbs In July, we reported on President Obama’s commutation of nonviolent drug offenders. What most people don’t know is that even after a sentence is commuted, the individual isn’t immediately set free. It can take months, sadly even years, for a person who shouldn’t even be in prison to be freed.  Unfortunately, this is the case

Current Saudi King Salman claims Israeli Mossad intelligence agency was responsible for 9/11

Off The Grid Former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia was interviewed on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS  where he claimed that current Saudi King Salman had told him that the Israeli Mossad intelligence agency was responsible for 9/11. “One of my first calls [after 9/11] was with then-governor of Riyadh, Prince Salman, who is now the king,” said US

The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s coal-burning power plants.The “Clean Power Plan” is the final version of regulations by the EPA. Of course the GOP has vowed to fight it.

Off The Grid   It’s a known fact that the Earth is getting hotter. The more carbon there is in the air, the higher the temperatures are. That’s not negotiable. It’s a scientific fact in and of itself.  We’re now putting more carbon into the air than ever before. So, naturally, the temperatures have to go up. 

Shots were fired at Camp Shelby yesterday morning by an unknown shooter and it looks like the shooter, who is at large, has attempted to strike again.

Brigida Santos CNN reports that the military is on high alert at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, where an unidentified shooter fired gunshots in the air two days in a row. This morning’s shots were fired at 8 AM CT, about 24 hours after yesterday’s shooting. While no one was injured in either shooting, the shooter still remains at large.  Mississippi National

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

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 country’s largest organization of psychologists, published findings from a new marijuana study  in the

A new rule requires companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and employees and the results are in.

Off The Grid   The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a new rule requiring publicly traded U.S. companies to disclose the pay gay between CEO’s and employees. According to USA TODAY, the results show that the average CEO was paid 216 times more than median employees. This is drastically different than in the 1950’s when average

Charles Koch of Koch Industries, the second largest private company in America, has reportedly spent millions of dollars lobbying the federal government. So why is he downplaying his political influence?

Brigida Santos Earlier this year, Charles G. and David H. Koch announced plans to spend an outrageous $889 million on the 2016 Presidential campaign. Represent.Us reports that this election will be the most expensive in history. Take a look at the image below for the shocking numbers. Related Story Number of Veterans on Wait Lists