He REALLY wants it. Oil, that is.

Mike Rylander In case you haven’t noticed before, Donald Trump really wants Iraq’s oil. And Libya’s oil. And Iran’s oil. And Syria’s oil. He wants all the oil. He’s obsessed with it. Related Story New White House Leak Claims Tony Blair Made ‘Deal’ with George Bush over Iraq War One Year Before Invasion So, here

The clown car that is the race for Republican Presidential Candidate may have a new Bozo at the wheel: Mitt Romney might be considering a run for 2016

Alex Logan As reported in New York Magazine, a senior member of his 2012 team told reporter Gabriel Sherman, “Mitt wants to run. He never stopped wanting to run.” But what inspired the Touch of Gray poster boy to consider throwing his hat into the overly crowded ring? Well, it rhymes with Tronald Dump. That’s right,

LAPD is rolling out the body cam project on Monday amidst concerns about privacy and transparency.

Off The Grid Recent accounts of police brutality have sparked an important conversation about racial profiling and police misconduct. Body Cameras are widely regarded as a positive step forward in the the fight for a safer and more just society. Studies show that police use force less often and receive fewer citizen complaints when wearing

A Missouri grandfather who was serving life in prison without parole for nonviolent marijuana offenses has finally been set free.

Jen Hobbs In early August, we reported on Jeff Mizanskey, a Missouri man who was serving 21 years for a non-violent marijuana bust.  Governor Nixon commuted Mizanskey’s sentence, and yesterday, he was officially freed from prison. In a nutshell, here’s what transpired, as reported by RawStory: Jeff Mizanskey, now 62, was arrested in 1993 for

The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana have collectively raked in at least $200 million in marijuana tax revenue, according to the latest tax data — and they’re putting those dollars to good use.

Jen Hobbs How long does it take a state to collect more than $117 million in tax revenue from a single industry? About a year and a half. The Huffington Post reports that Colorado currently has collected that much from the recreational and medical marijuana markets. Trailing close behind is the State of Washington. Washington

Pope Francis is really shaking up the status quo within the Catholic world: he says priests around the world can now forgive the “sin of abortion.” Amen.

Off The Grid “The forgiveness of God cannot be denied to one who has repented,” Pope Francis said.  He reportedly knows women who have been traumatized by the experience. The Pope’s blessing on the issue means that priests around the globe can absolve Catholics who, “with contrite heart, seek forgiveness for” having an abortion.   Related

Kentucky Clerk who has been refusing to issue marriage licenses has been summoned by a federal judge.

Off The Grid Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has been summoned by U.S. District Judge David Bunning to explain why she shouldn’t be jailed or fined for contempt. Davis has been making headlines since she stopped issuing marriage licenses after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. The Supreme Court ruled against her request to be

Public Policy Polling asked Republican voters if they believe Obama was born in the United States. 29% said yes Obama was born in the USA and 40% said Ted Cruz was born in the USA when he was in factborn in Canada.

Off The Grid Here’s a suggestion: maybe we need an intelligence test in order to be able to vote.But that would probably eliminate half the voters! That was a joke, joke, joke, people. Related Story Jesse Ventura Sounds Off on Obama Rejecting the Keystone Pipeline Still, it’s because of these people — the ones who