In the first-ever papal address, Pope Francis speaks about immigration, climate change, and family in a joint meeting of Congress Thursday morning in Washington D.C.

Kanika Lal Pope Francis speaks at a joint meeting of Congress in the first-ever papal address. Related Story Your Old Friend Abortion: Alex Logan’s Truth on the Evil A-Word Pope Francis calls on Americans Thursday morning to embrace immigrants saying in his 45-minute speech: “We must not be taken aback by their numbers, but rather

House speaker John Boehner tells his fellow Republicans he will step down from his Ohio Congressional seat October 30th.

Kanika Lal The speaker told his fellow republicans in a private meeting Friday morning he will resign his Ohio congressional seat on October 30th. Related Story Judge Andrew Napolitano: Libertarians Have Been Hijacked! Boehner’s office said in a statement: “The speaker believes putting members through prolonged leadership turmoil would do irreparable damage to the institution.”

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina argued that pot is more dangerous than alcohol. But the evidence shows the opposite is true.

Off The Grid I’ve been drunk and I’ve been high in my life. I’ve behaved 10 times worse on alcohol than I ever behaved on marijuana. There’s no doubt about it. Anyone that will tell you different is crazy. Alcohol is worse, no question about it. It’s laughable that they would blame marijuana. If a

Hillary may never shake Emailgate. At least not until after the election.

Alex Logan A vigilant citizen over on Reddit (u/flantabulous) noticed that at 510 days and counting, the investigation into Benghazi has lasted longer than the investigations into the tragedies of 9/11, the JFK assassination, and Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Even Watergate lasted only 406 days! Here are the statistics from his findings… Pearl Harbor –

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