Off The Grid Samuel Harrell, an inmate with behavior thats been linked to bipolar disorder, was serving time at the Fishkill Correctional Facility in New York for a drug conviction. He got into a confrontation with officers at the prison after he announced he was going home — even though he still had years left on his
The Guardian reports Jeb Bush has refused to end the United State’s use of torture if he becomes president. He says he doesnt want to make a definitive, blanket type of statement when it comes to torture.
Off The Grid Jeb Bush, this is an outrage. You have opened yourself up to be a war criminal. You’re just another person that never served in the military so he doesnt know a thing about it. You’re making it so that other countries will then torture our soldiers too. If torture is allowed, then
Dear Republicans, in a 2013 ruling, the Dominican Republic stripped citizenship from over 200,000 Dominican workers of Haitian descent. Here are the disastrous results. Read and learn.
Brigida Santos A new petition by the people to the Obama administration, asks the White House to address human rights abuses taking place in the Dominican Republic resulting from a 2013 ruling that stripped citizenship from Dominican children of Haitian migrant workers. Over 200,000 people were affected by the ruling, which the petition says, Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never
Lt. Kristen Griest and Capt. Shaye Haver will be the first ever women to graduate from the Army’s Ranger School
Off The Grid Two female soldiers are making history by being the first women to graduate from the Armys Ranger School. Lt. Kristen Griest and Capt. Shaye Haver will at Fort Benning, Georgia, on Friday, the Washington Post reported. The school started out with 380 men and 19 women. After the grueling three-phases of training,
The U.S. military has canceled a pretrial hearing for suspects in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. A defense department spokesman said the hearing, originally scheduled for Aug. 24 to Sept. 4, was canceled by the military judge.
Off The Grid Its utterly ridiculous that they are being tired by the military in the first place. Is Khalid Sheikh Mohammed a member of any countries military? No. He should be tried in civilian courts. This is total George Bush bullshit. The fact is that crimes were committed in New York so therefore the
Jen Hobbs People have been leaving unofficial Yelp reviews for the TSA and various dreadful DMVs and post offices around the U.S. for a while now, but now the government says its going to start reading those reviews. According to Gizmodo.com, “Yelp has started a partnership with the federal government to create review pages for a variety of government-run places
Two former banking industry debt collectors had a change of heart following the Occupy Wall Street movement. Now, they spend their days forgiving debt for those with outrageous medical bills through their company, RIP Medical Debt.
Brigida Santos As reported by Truth-Out, former debt collectors, Jerry Ashton and Craig Antico, are buying medical debt on the open market and then abolishing it with no strings attached. The duo has already reportedly gotten rid of about $400,000 worth of medical debt for those in need. Now, they are aiming to raise another $177,600, which will reportedly get rid
Off The Grid Police are still searching for a gunman after a 9-year-old girl died of a gunshot in Ferguson, Missouri, as she sat in bed doing homework according to the family. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term The young girls mother was also shot in the leg but
Imagine a world where clicks equal dollars. Where likes and shares not only feed our egos, but also our children. A world where retweets and comments satisfy our inner desire to be accepted and liked, and pay our mortgages. Or do we live in that world already?
Mike Rylander With all the noise the recent CAA-signing of Instagram star Fat Jew made, or the continual noise other social media superstars make, or the spontaneous celebrity status that a good viral video can bestow on any schmuck with a cellphone and a YouTube account, there is a strong case to be made that
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent troops to the South Korean border and declared a ‘semi-state of war.’ This comes one day after the two countries reportedly exchanged artillery fire over South Korean propaganda.
Brigida Santos The conflict reportedly escalated Thursday when Kim Jong Un demanded that South Korea stop its activities of blasting anti-Pyongyang messages through loud speakers it had aimed at North Korea. When the South didn’t comply, the Northern military reportedly fired at the speakers, violating a ceasefire agreement previously made between the two nations. The South fired back in response and then the dictator issued a strict warning:
A portion of pipelines that carry natural gas from fields to power plants are responsible for a surprising amount of methane emissions.
Off The Grid The EPA needs to clean up its act after their little spill in Colorado that turned what was a beautiful river into a green sludge pond. They ought to worry about their end of the spectrum first when doing their job. Second of all, when are we as a nation, and when
Want to end gun violence? End guns. We treat guns like toys then cant understand why theyre misused. Its time to take the childrens toys away.
Alex Logan I learned more about politics from Jesse Ventura in the year I worked in the Off The Grid Command Center than I did in my preceding quarter century on Earth. The Governors direct, no-bullshit approach to expressing himself and his opinions is a quality to be envied in any man, and Ive agreed