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
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 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
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 countrys largest organization of psychologists, published findings from a new marijuana study in the
Alex Logan Before the Dirty Dozen (Plus Seven) GOP candidates make asses of themselves in 2016 (more so than they already have) with more reckless campaign song choices [link to part one], here are a few APPROPRIATE songs that will actually represent the men behind the music all of them by Iron Maiden. Why?
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 CEOs 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 1950s 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
Brigida Santos Last night, Donald Trump went on a tear during the first GOP debate on Fox News. The man, who went into the event as the highest polling candidate in the party, appears to have turned the conservative news outlet against him, something that seemed impossible until now. While Trumps time on stage was
Chronic marijuana use by teenage boys does not appear to be linked to later physical or mental health issues such as depression, psychotic symptoms or asthma, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.
Off The Grid This is amazing. Dont get me wrong: kids shouldnt be smoking pot. But I bet if those same kids they tested were using alcohol, you wouldve seen different results. Yet, alcohol is legal and marijuana is not. I dont think alcohol, marijuana, or tobacco should be legal to anyone under 18.
The Second Chance Pell Pilot Program, a new experimental program, has been created to encourage prisoners to work towards a college degree with federal money while still behind bars.
Off The Grid The Obama administration is testing a new program that will provide a limited number of prisoners with the opportunity to pursue a college degree through federally-financed grants. Some Republicans are against the idea, especially since the Obama administration is not waiting around for congressional approval. Related Story Jesse Ventura: Will You
Off The Grid We hear a lot these days about how civility has been lost in politics — and the media. I would remind that there was a time when public figures settled their differences with pistols at dawn. Maybe theres something to be said for that. Bring it on, Geraldo. Ill let you know
The Orange County Register reports that three Santa Ana police officers want to quash a surveillance video that shows officers making derogatory comments about a disabled woman and possibly snacking on pot edibles during a recent raid of a medical marijuana dispensary.
Off The Grid Id like to say to all police officers: when you do busts on medical marijuana, youre hurting people that arent there. Medical marijuana helps seizure patients. It helps glaucoma and cancer patients. So when you bust in thinking youre doing such a great job, just remember: what youre doing could very