President Barack Obama announced his plan to send a small number of U.S. special operations forces into Syria as part of a shift in its strategy against ISIS.

Off The Grid What the hell ever happened to congress approving us to go to war? When did we give the president the authority to just send us to war on his own without any approval of congress? Do I approve of this? Absolutely not. I’m 64 years old and all I hear is that this isn’t

Social Security overpaid $11 billion during the past nine years to people who returned to work and made too much money, a new study says.

Off The Grid Social security originally was called insurance. To qualify for it, you used to have to put into it. Then along the way it got robbed in the sixties by the democrats who started to take all of the money and use it for other entitlement programs. Today, social security is nothing more

Violence and low numbers plagued some of the Million Mask March protests on Thursday.

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 she’s not done appealing yet…and after last week’s 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 aren’t 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

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 they’ll ever be able to win a national election again. In his new book, No Hope: Why

Who do you think rose to the top and who sank to the bottom?

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An advertisement attacking the CFPB aired during the GOP debates bashing Elizabeth Warren

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