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

On Monday, November 16, the New Jersey State Legislature will hold its first hearing on legalizing, taxing, and regulating marijuana for adults.

Jen Hobbs Here’s one potentially positive result of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie abandoning his post to campaign around the country for the Republican nomination for president: the first hearing to legalize marijuana in New Jersey is happening on Monday. Senate Judiciary Chairman Nicholas Scutari says Monday’s hearing could be “a first step in the process of

An appeals court granted the US government’s emergency request to allow the National Security Agency to keep collecting telephone metadata after a judge ruled that the program “likely violates the constitution.”

Off The Grid The government will ultimately win. They know they will. They’ve got an unlimited source of money and access to the court of appeals. As much as these judges want do the honorable thing and rule within the law, they still have to go through the court of appeals and the Supreme Court.

Was it because of a potential marijuana monopoly? Was it because the vote was rigged? Or was it just because Nick Lachey sucks? No matter what, there’s good and bad news for Ohio’s marijuana activists.

Travis Irvine There’s a common saying in politics that “As goes Ohio, so goes the nation.”  Well, last week my dear home state of Ohio decided to go against the national popular opinion and vote down a ballot initiative called Issue 3 that would have legalized marijuana.  However, as everyone from Rolling Stone to Reason

Change.org petition slams Chuck Rosenberg, acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, for commenting that medical marijuana is a “joke.” The petitioners state scientific studies prove that there are benefits of medicinal pot.

Off The Grid The website Change.org has a new petition — that as of this moment — has nearly 40,000 signatures. The petition’s aim: to fire DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg.It needs at least 50,000 signatures to be processed. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term The protesters who started the petition state: