Enter to win a copy of No Hope: Why I Left the GOP (and You Should Too) by #OffTheGrid guest Jimmy LaSalvia.

Off The Grid Former Republican strategist Jimmy LaSalvia, once the director of programs and policy for Log Cabin Republicans, reveals to Jesse Ventura why he left the GOP on #OffTheGrid. He calls the Republican party “braindead” and questions if they’ll ever be able to win a national election again. In his new book, No Hope: Why

The bill would prevent President Obama from moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to U.S. prisons and facilities.

Off The Grid The House just passed a new defense budget on Thursday which prevents Guantanamo detainees from being transferred to the United States mainland or other countries for another year. The $607 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed easily with a 370-58 vote. The White House criticized the act, saying it did not

The Spokane City Council voted to vacate all misdemeanor possession of marijuana convictions and charges.

Off The Grid Thecity council for Spokane, Washington, voted 6-0 this week to allow possession of marijuana convictions to be vacated. But according to local reports, these convictions aren’t going to be cleared automatically. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term Those convicted of a misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge will

The Million Mask March is currently taking place. Anti-establishment protestors wear Guy Fawkes masks as they march down the streets of London and DC.

Off The Grid The #MillionMaskMarch protest is currently taking place. The protest was organized by the hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ who describe the march as a “protest against austerity … the infringement of our rights … mass surveillance … war crimes … corrupt politicians.” While the protest has been fairly civil in DC, things are taking a

The antigay renegade Kentucky clerk has lost yet another appeal of a federal judge’s marriage equality ruling, but she’s not done appealing yet…and after last week’s election results, she just might win (eventually). But at what cost?

Jen Hobbs In case you missed it, Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis was jailed on September 3 for contempt for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. She spent five full days behind bars and was released on the sixth day, after her deputy clerks began issuing licenses, as required by Federal Judge David Bunning. Upon being

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