The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed its employees to stay on the job despite internal investigations that found they had distributed drugs, lied to the authorities or committed other serious misconduct, USA Today reports.

Jen Hobbs Great to know that those who enforce the law continue to feel they are above it.  Here’s what we know – as reported by USA Today: The DEA had not fired agents (and probably never will) who investigators found attended “sex parties” with prostitutes. The agents paid for the prostitutes with drug cartel money while they were

During Monday’s news conference at Trump Tower, Donald Trump reveals details of his new tax reform plan, cutting taxes from millions of Americans.

Kanika Lal Donald Trump unveiled a tax reform plan during a Monday morning announcement in the lobby of the Trump Tower. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term The plan included eliminating income taxes for millions of Americans and lowering income-tax rates for highest-income earners. Trump saying in his announcement: “This

Cell phone footage showing a man’s altercation with police helped clear him of all assault charges, even though the phone ‘mysteriously’ disappeared after he was booked.

Off The Grid With front-page news filled with stories about police shootings and misconduct, more and more citizens are recording their encounters with police officers. That’s exactly what Abdi Sheik-Qasim did when he was arrested in 2014. The Toronto Star reports that Sheik-Osaim was at his uncle’s house in Ontario when police arrived due to

Donald Trump’s new tax plan would allow individuals making less than $25,000 a year to pay no taxes. It would also cut income taxes for people making $150,000, allowing them to pay an income tax rate of 25% instead of the current 40%. The plan would cost at least $10.8 trillion over 10 years.

Off The Grid I have a problem with this. I don’t know how he could possible do all the things he’s been saying he’s going to do and still be able to cut taxes. Who’s going to pay the 1.7 trillion we’ve invested in fighting the wars in the Middle East? Who’s going to pay

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama recently met while speaking before the United Nations. Putin said his talks with Obama were “very constructive, business-like and frank.” In regards to whether Russia could join the U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, Putin said: “We are thinking about it, and we don’t exclude anything.”

Off The Grid It’s wonderful that they are talking. Talk is better than war. I’ve said this thousand of times: you go to war when politicians fail miserably. So as long as they’re talking and not shooting, it’s good. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term -Jesse Ventura

A U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits claiming Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide caused their cancers and Monsanto intentionally misled the public and regulators about the health dangers, Reuters reports.

Jen Hobbs Monsanto continues to try to discredit studies that show the health risks of herbicides Lasso and Roundup, claiming they are “junk science.” However, the company is now facing several lawsuits due to severe health problems workers in the agricultural industry are experiencing due to prolonged exposure to these two products.  Earlier in September, we reported on a case in France

A local police department is allegedly checking to see if citizens’ cars are open, then leaving behind warning notes.

Alex Logan The above note was supposedly left in the car of Reddit user johnschmidt4372, because the local cops found his doors unlocked. And according to a law professor, the police didn’t do anything wrong. Related Story Saudi Prince’s Deviant, Disgusting, and Hilarious Sexual Transgressions Won’t Land Him in Jail The discussion went down on

Carly Fiorina claims that the CIA did the right thing in waterboarding terrorism suspects after 9/11 stating that, “there was no other way to get information” from those suspects. She also rejected a 2014 Senate report that found that these torture methods never prevented a single terrorist attack.

Off The Grid Fiorina is full of shit. Can I be anymore blunt? She doesn’t know what she’s talking about. I’ve been waterboarded. I know what it is and I’ve looked at the facts. Why do you think we don’t let police departments torture? Because it’s already been proven that when you torture someone, all

A 9-year-old girl had her inhaler taken away by school officials because they were not notified about the new prescription.

Off The Grid 9-year-old Emma Gonzales from West Jordan, Utah was prescribed an inhaler over the weekend after a visit to the emergency room. When she went to school on Monday, she began to have another coughing fit during class so she took out her inhaler to relieve her symptoms. That’s when she was sent to the office

Kevin McCarthy slipped up while talking to Fox News about the Benghazi select committee, good for Hillary Clinton, bad for Republicans.

Off The Grid Democrats are pretty excited right now about Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s recent comments on the Benghazi select committee. His comments on the nature of the House select committee seemed to be a slip-up, upsetting republicans and confirming recent criticism of McCarthy that he is inexperienced and unqualified to be Speaker of the House.

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