Brigida Santos Last night, Donald Trump went on a tear during the first GOP debate on Fox News. The man, who went into the event as the highest polling candidate in the party, appears to have turned the conservative news outlet against him, something that seemed impossible until now. While Trumps time on stage was
New Wisconsin sports arena will take $250 million from taxpayers and state university program budget
Off The Grid According to Salon, Governor Scott Walker is planning on giving millions in taxpayer money to sports owners to pay for a new sports arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. Many are criticizing the governor for this decision stating that taxpayer money should be used to help fix roads and bridges that are
Charles Koch of Koch Industries, the second largest private company in America, has reportedly spent millions of dollars lobbying the federal government. So why is he downplaying his political influence?
Brigida Santos Earlier this year, Charles G. and David H. Koch announced plans to spend an outrageous $889 million on the 2016 Presidential campaign. Represent.Us reports that this election will be the most expensive in history. Take a look at the image below for the shocking numbers. Related Story Number of Veterans on Wait Lists
According to a report in the New York Post, the number of Ground Zero responders and victims afflicted with cancers has grown to 3,700.
Off The Grid 3,700. That’s the number of 9/11 responders and victims who are suffering from some type of cancer, according to the New York Post. And that number seems to only be growing. That number includes Fire Department members (1,100 to be exact), cops and other responders (2,134), and victims, such as residents and local
A new rule requires companies to disclose the pay gap between CEOs and employees and the results are in.
Off The Grid The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a new rule requiring publicly traded U.S. companies to disclose the pay gay between CEOs and employees. According to USA TODAY, the results show that the average CEO was paid 216 times more than median employees. This is drastically different than in the 1950s when average
St. Louis County declared a state of emergency today just as prosecutors were filing charges against an 18-year-old who was shot and wounded by police overnight during the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death.
Off The Grid St. Louis County executive Steve Stenger declared a State of Emergency today following demonstrations that turned violent, commemorating the killing of Michael Brown just a year ago. “In light of last night’s violence and unrest in the city of Ferguson, and the potential for harm to persons and property, I am exercising
Alex Logan Before the Dirty Dozen (Plus Seven) GOP candidates make asses of themselves in 2016 (more so than they already have) with more reckless campaign song choices [link to part one], here are a few APPROPRIATE songs that will actually represent the men behind the music all of them by Iron Maiden. Why?
Marijuana is legal at the state level, but not at the federal level. If you vote for one of these GOP candidates, you should know that they plan on enforcing federal law to the full extent until marijuana is once again illegal in the United States.
Jen Hobbs This batch of GOP presidential hopefuls has said some crazy things on issues ranging from same-sex marriage to drones and birth control. If you don’t believe me, here’s a recap: Republicans claim to be for smaller government oversight. Historically, the GOP says “states’ rights” come first. However, this crop of presidential hopefuls is turning
While marijuana and heroin are both classified as schedule 1 drugs, the DEA chief finally admitted the truth yesterday: marijuana isn’t nearly as dangerous or addictive or deadly.
Jen Hobbs Back in 2001, Congressman Barney Frank authored the States’ Rights to Medical Marijuana Act. It was the first bill designed to end the prohibition of marijuana. The always outspoken Barney Frank still stands by that decision today: On Monday, the American Psychological Association (APA), the countrys largest organization of psychologists, published findings from a new marijuana study in the
Pennsylvania is on the verge of becoming one of the first states in the country to base criminal sentences not only on what crimes people have been convicted of, but also on whether they are deemed likely to commit additional crimes.
Off The Grid Its ridiculous. This is thought police. We now get convicted for what we might do. What ever happened to the day when you got convicted for the crime you did? I dont think the thought police have any business in our judicial part of government. You prosecute people for what theyve
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Off The Grid Lee Allen from California asks: How can the US continue to fund Israel, who commits war crimes, when this is against the Leahy Law? Related Story Jesse Ventura on How the Government Obliterates the Bill of Rights Jesse Says: We can fund them easily since we commit war crimes too. We
Off The Grid For police departments to receive military gear, they have to send a request to the Pentagon. Through the Department of Defenses 1033 program, hundreds of millions of dollars worth of military equipment have been given out to police officers each year. Mother Jones has obtained more than 450 of these requests and has