Off The Grid Former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia was interviewed on CNNs Fareed Zakaria GPS where he claimed that current Saudi King Salman had told him that the Israeli Mossad intelligence agency was responsible for 9/11. One of my first calls [after 9/11] was with then-governor of Riyadh, Prince Salman, who is now the king,” said US
The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s coal-burning power plants.The “Clean Power Plan” is the final version of regulations by the EPA. Of course the GOP has vowed to fight it.
Off The Grid Its a known fact that the Earth is getting hotter. The more carbon there is in the air, the higher the temperatures are. Thats not negotiable. Its a scientific fact in and of itself. Were now putting more carbon into the air than ever before. So, naturally, the temperatures have to go up.
Shots were fired at Camp Shelby yesterday morning by an unknown shooter and it looks like the shooter, who is at large, has attempted to strike again.
Brigida Santos CNN reports that the military is on high alert at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, where an unidentified shooter fired gunshots in the air two days in a row. This morning’s shots were fired at 8 AM CT, about 24 hours after yesterday’s shooting. While no one was injured in either shooting, the shooter still remains at large. Mississippi National
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.