Unemployment as of July 2015 is at 5.3% which is the lowest since the April 2008. While Bernie stands strong in support in raising the minimum wage, many are still concerned that raising the federal wage will increase the unemployement rate.

Off The Grid Raising the minimum wage is not going to destroy the economy. Jobs are not going to be eliminated because you raised the minimum wage a bit. Those jobs are still going to need to be done regardless.  I’ve always stated that if you work 40 hours a week, you should earn enough

The Satanic Temple is formally petitioning the Arkansas Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission for permission to place a monument next to the a planned Ten Commandments monument.

Off The Grid The Satanic Temple wants to place a “Baphomet” monument next to a Ten Commandments monument at the Arkansas Capitol Arts and Grounds Commission — the latter of which was already approved by state legislature. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term An image of Baphomet. Photo Courtesy of Wiki Commons.

Judge Wiley who initially sentenced Anderson with sex offender charges finally bows out of the case that drew national attention.

Jen Hobbs Last month, we reported on 19-year-old Zach Anderson’s strange circumstances: being put on the sex offender list after a first date. He had sex with a girl he thought was 17 (she lied, and was actually 14) who he met through a dating app. The law became involved when the girl’s mother reported her missing.  The girl

Under the new executive order, The White House will grant 300,000 employees under federal contracts up to seven paid sick days per year.

Kanika Lal President Obama issues a new executive order. The president signed the order on Labor Day requiring federal contractors to grant employees with paid sick leave. 300,000 employees who do not currently receive such benefits now have the right to seven paid sick days per year. Workers will earn one hour of leave for

If Fox News is allowed to write clickbait headlines with no substance, then I can too. When anyone doubts our journalistic credibility, we’ll refer to ourselves as merely entertainment! Just ignore that little word “News” in their title. But I digress…

Alex Logan If Fox News is allowed to write clickbait headlines with no substance, then I can too. When anyone doubts our journalistic credibility, we’ll refer to ourselves as merely entertainment! Just ignore that little word “News” in their title. But I digress… When learning about a religion, you typically have to LEARN. ABOUT. IT.

This morning, John McAfee, best known for founding the anti-virus software firm McAfee Security (to which is he no longer affiliated), filed paperwork (PDF) with the Federal Election Commission announcing his intent to run for the office of President of the United States. Here’s 15 things you probably didn’t know about him.

Jen Hobbs So what’s John McAfee running on…and why is he running? Wired  reports: “Like Lawrence Lessig, the Harvard professor who is running for president to push an agenda for campaign finance reform, McAfee seems far more concerned with having his voice heard on one particular issue than with taking a seat in the Oval Office.” In

The mother of the broadcast news reporter who was gunned down on live television by a deranged gunman is now planning to make her life’s work trying to quote “implement effective and reasonable safeguards against this happening again.”

Off The Grid I read over the weekend that somebody was attacked with a machete. It’s a tool that is being obviously misused, just like guns are. How about the United States government stops selling arms throughout the world and set an example that we could all try and live up to domestically. Innocent civilians

Andy Parker becomes an advocate for gun control after his daughter Alison Parker was shot and killed on live television reporting for WDBJ. He plans on speaking to lawmakers and announcing his push for legislation at DC’s gun control rally September 10th.

Kanika Lal The father of the slain Virginia TV reporter continues his fight for gun control. Alison Parker’s father, Andy Parker, will join a gun control rally in Washington D.C. on September 10th, on behalf of his daughter who was shot and killed on live television on August 26th while she was conducting an interview

Today, The Daily Beast posted an exclusive scoop from inside authorities that personally filed a formal complaint with the Pentagon that senior officials were manipulating intelligence on ISIS to support the narrative that we are winning the war with ISIS. More than 50 intelligence analysts brought this to the attention of Pentagon’s inspector general, who is now opening an investigation.

Alex Logan Today, The Daily Beast posted an exclusive scoop from inside authorities that personally filed a formal complaint with the Pentagon that senior officials were manipulating intelligence on ISIS to support the narrative that we are winning the war with ISIS. More than 50 intelligence analysts brought this to the attention of Pentagon’s inspector