NY Daily News posted a surveillance video of a Brooklyn grocery store that captures two NYPD officers beating 24-year-old Thomas Jennings with his hands up in surrender.

Off The Grid   A surveillance video published by Daily News shows 24-year-old Thomas Jennings leaning on a counter of a Brooklyn grocery store on July 7th when NYPD officer Lenny Lutchman approaches him from behind and starts shoving his chest and grabbing his wrists. Jennings appears to raise both his hands in surrender. As you can see

It’s time again to answer questions from you, my vigilant fans! Got a question for the Governor? Sound off at Ora.tv/OffTheGrid.

Off The Grid Netanya Lane from Ohio asks: Do you still believe the American Dream exist and why? If so, what is your American Dream? Jesse Says: Related Story Kate Steinle’s Killer Allegedly Used A Federal Agent’s Gun I still believe the American Dream exists and I still believe this is a country where you

Jeb Bush outlined a wide-ranging plan to rein in the size of the federal government and curb the influence of lobbyists who live off it. Portraying himself as a political outsider Mr. Bush called for a 10 percent reduction in the federal workforce, an immediate hiring freeze, a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget and a six-year waiting period before members of Congress can become lobbyists.

Off The Grid   He’s trying to become a hero to the working people. Jeb Bush is not an outsider. You talk about the Kennedy dynasty in this country. The Bush dynasty has been way longer and way larger. He is not by any stretch an outsider. He’s trying to pull the same thing that

Lorenzo Davis, a Chicago investigator who determined that several civilian shootings by police officers were unjustified was

Off The Grid Here we have another whistleblower being destroyed. Typical. If you are going to go against the government, be prepared for its wrath. You will put yourself in their crosshairs and they can be brutal. It’s obvious that there are a lot of shootings that are unwarranted. I think we’re up to about

Obama really wants the Trans Pacific Partnership to pass. In fact, it seems like he wants it so badly that he might even be putting politics above facts.

Brigida Santos Reuters reports that the United States has bumped Malaysia up from a Tier 3 country to a Tier 2 country on the U.S. State Department’s annual human ‘Trafficking in Persons’ report in order to allegedly eliminate a barrier that would have kept Malaysia from being included in Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. In addition to the United States, Malaysia

A picture is worth a thousand words…

Off The Grid PBS’ Frontline just released new photographs taken on that fateful day of September 11th, 2001.  The images show the Bush administration immediately during and following the attacks.  According to PBS, coordinating producer Colette Neirouz Hanna for the Kirk Documentary Group (which often produces films for Frontline) acquired them through the Freedom of Information Act.   Related

The White House issued an official statement in response to a petition that has gathered more than 160,000 signatures requesting a pardon for Edward Snowden.

Off The Grid It’s typical of what I would expect from them. In their official response they quote: “We have to make some important decisions about how to protect ourselves and sustain our leadership in the world, while upholding the civil liberties and privacy protections that our ideals and our Constitution require.” Instead of constructively

The suspicious death of Sandra Bland has reportedly been solved. Meanwhile, prosecutors continue to investigate the officer who arrested her.

Brigida Santos NBC coverage of the Sandra Bland story reveals how the 28-year-old woman died in a Texas jail after being taken into custody. She had been pulled over for reportedly failing to signal when changing lanes. This news comes after suspicious dashcam footage was released in which the arresting officer yells to Bland, “I will light you up!”  Medical examiners

The minimum wage in America is definitely too low for people to live off of, but can the government really fix a problem that should be handled by businesses?

Off The Grid The ongoing (and complicated) debate over the minimum wage in America hit a new high this month as good ol’ Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) hyped a national $15 minimum wage on the campaign trail.  Now other presidential candidates — from Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump — have thrown in