Alex Logan Racism and xenophobia are alive and well in the Grand Old Party. When I hear Senator Ted Cruz say things like, We just saw in Paris what happens when a country allows ISIS terrorists to come in as refugees and the result can be a horrific loss of life, I know that this
A new report shows that climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030
Off The Grid The Republicans will do more harm to the poor than climate change ever will. Of course the poor are going to suffer the most. The poor always suffer the most. When you go to war, who suffers? The rich people or the poor people? Take a wild guess. Related Story Jesse Ventura
Pro-Gun activist Sam Andrews organized a march through Ferguson with rifles as their 2nd Amendment rights.
Off The Grid Former spokesperson for the Oath Keepers group, Sam Andrews, organized a carry march in Ferguson, Missouri this week. Protestors were encouraged to openly carry guns during the march to symbolize their 2nd Amendment rights and to show that gun rights apply to people of all races. Many black residents were encouraged to participate
Alex Logan In this corner, wearing the blue trunks with Socialism written across the backside: Senator Bernie The Semitic Southpaw Sanders! And in the other corner, wearing the red trunks: Senator Rand The Kentucky Kapitalist Paul! At least, thats how I see the showdown Senator Paul has proposed between Sanders and him on the subject
The hacktivist group Anonymous reportedly took down more than 5,500 Twitter accounts associated with ISIS, just a day after their declaration of war against the militant group.
Off The Grid We report that more than 5500 Twitter account of #ISIS are now #down! #OpParis#Anonymous#ExpectUs #OpParis (@opparisofficial) November 17, 2015 A spokesman for the group, Alex Poucher, told RT America: Our capability to take down ISIS is a direct result of our collective’s sophisticated hackers, data miners, and spies that we have
Change.org petition slams Chuck Rosenberg, acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, for commenting that medical marijuana is a joke. The petitioners state scientific studies prove that there are benefits of medicinal pot.
Off The Grid The website Change.org has a new petition that as of this moment has nearly 40,000 signatures. The petitions aim: to fire DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg.It needs at least 50,000 signatures to be processed. Related Story Jesse Ventura Says He Will Never Use This Term The protesters who started the petition state:
After we reported that Quentin Tarantino was threatened by police for some comments he made at Rise Up October, we wanted to know more about the movement.
Off The Grid In case you missed it, this is what Quentin Tarantino said at the #RiseUpOctober protest: Jim Pasco, the executive director of the Fraternal Order of Police, was quick to twist Tarantinos words, stating Tarantino called all cops murderers. Related Story The Hardest Decision Made by Darren Wilson We were able to get in
Was it because of a potential marijuana monopoly? Was it because the vote was rigged? Or was it just because Nick Lachey sucks? No matter what, theres good and bad news for Ohios marijuana activists.
Travis Irvine Theres a common saying in politics that As goes Ohio, so goes the nation. Well, last week my dear home state of Ohio decided to go against the national popular opinion and vote down a ballot initiative called Issue 3 that would have legalized marijuana. However, as everyone from Rolling Stone to Reason
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Jen Hobbs ISIS has brought a new problem to the desks of officials in the military and government: how do you fight an enemy that builds its ranks and spreads its propaganda using the Internet? Joby Warrick, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, speaks to this exact difficulty in the below video: In a March 2015 report, the International
An appeals court granted the US governments emergency request to allow the National Security Agency to keep collecting telephone metadata after a judge ruled that the program likely violates the constitution.
Off The Grid The government will ultimately win. They know they will. Theyve got an unlimited source of money and access to the court of appeals. As much as these judges want do the honorable thing and rule within the law, they still have to go through the court of appeals and the Supreme Court.
Watching The Hawks Tabetha Wallace sounds off on the hunger strike that forced the resignation of Mizzous president.
Tabetha Wallace It should not have taken this much And it is disgusting and vile that we find ourselves in a place that we do.” Those are the words of Jonathan Butler, whos hunger strike to force the University of Missouris administration to address a long and legitimate list of grievances regarding an increasingly hostile and