Jimmy LaSalvia, former director of programs and policy for Log Cabin Republicans, tells us why he decided to pack-up and leave the Republican party — and why we should end the duopoly altogether.

Jimmy LaSalvia After spending most of my life and professional career as a conservative activist and openly gay Republican strategist, working in the trenches of the culture-wars, I decided to leave the Republican Party.  I made a public statement when I made that decision in 2014, and my announcement received a lot of media attention.

A driver was arrested after she drove her car into a crowd of people at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade. It was discovered that she had mental-health related issues and was trying to commit suicide.

Off The Grid It sounds like we need to treat cars like we do guns in this country. When the wrong person is behind the wheel of a car, that car can kill people and injure dozens more. Initially, the report said she had been drinking but apparently that’s not true. It came out that

On Saturday night, Jesse Ventura was on In Depth with Graham Bensinger.Out of the many interviews the Governor gives, this one in particular captured a candid side of him the media rarely sees. Here are some of the #OffTheGrid team’s favorite moments.

Off The Grid During his conversation with Graham Bensinger, Jesse Ventura opened up about the first movie he ever acted in: Predator. Here are 5 things you might not know about the film: 1.  Jesse’s 20-year habit of chewing tobacco helped him land the role of Blain Cooper in Predator. 2.  Claude Van Damme was fired

The TSA denies a 90-year-old woman’s claim that she had to remove her blouse and bra during a private room airport search.

Jen Hobbs Who do you believe? A 90-year-old woman or a TSA agent? According to the TSA, 90-year-old Harriette Charney went through a body scanner at Portland International Airport and the scanner picked up “an abnormality on her chest.” TSA agents then pulled her aside to a private room for extra security checks. TSA spokesperson

For this #ThrowbackThursday, the #OffTheGrid team wants to share the time that Jesse Ventura reminisced about his childhood and early career with Graham Bensinger – get ready for high school, navy and wrestling memories that the Governor hasn’t shared previously.

Off The Grid Our first stop down memory lane for this #TBT is Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis Welcome to Jesse Ventura’s alma mater! The former Governor gives Graham Bensinger a tour of his high school, including his 1968 high school Hall of Fame plaque. During his time in high school, Jesse was on the football

Violence and low numbers plagued some of the Million Mask March protests on Thursday.

Off The Grid The Million Mask March on November 5th had mixed outcomes around the globe. Although there were small turnouts in some places, others had large numbers and even some instances of violence. Over fifty people were arrested in London during the protests. In a blog post on Sunday, Anonymous condemned the violence saying, “One of the