The Jeff Ward Show

LUBBOCK, Texas — An apparent stripper in Oklahoma has filed for a protective order against a Texas Republican state senator who likened what he called America's "spiritual battle" to the Holocaust. The clerk in Creek County, Oklahoma, confirmed Tuesday that a request for an...
Voters in four states and Washington, DC, have approved marijuana legalization. But the drug remains illegal under federal law, creating all sorts of legal hurdles that state-legal marijuana businesses have to overcome. One of those hurdles is federal taxes. Due to a section of...
A New Jersey watchdog report indicates that Gov. Chris Christie spent more than $82,000 in state funds on concessions at Jets and Giants games during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. We know the jokes you want to make here. They're sitting right in front of you, like a burly dude in...
The item in question: a new report showing that China just became the world's top oil importer. According to the Financial Times, Chinese trade data revealed that crude imports jumped 13% in April. Hitting a total of 3.029 million metric tons -- or about 222 million barrels...
Over the last 15 years, the Social Security Administration’s Office of the Chief Actuary has consistently underestimated retirees’ life expectancy and made other errors that make the finances of the retirement system look significantly better than they are, a new study by two...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Defense Department employees used their government credit cards to pay for more than $1 million worth of casino and adult entertainment purchases over the course of a year, an audit of transactions by the Pentagon inspector general has found. Pentagon...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A proposal seeking full legalization of marijuana on religious grounds has cleared an unlikely legislative hurdle. Republican state Rep. David Simpson of Longview argues marijuana comes from God and therefore shouldn't be banned by government. The tea party...
As the US debates drug policy reforms and marijuana legalization, there's one aspect of the war on drugs that remains perplexingly contradictory: some of the most dangerous drugs in the US are legal. Don't believe it? The available data from the Centers for Disease Control and...
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is coming under scrutiny from social conservatives for investing taxpayer money in a company with ties to pornography. The former Florida governor invested $1.3 million from the state’s pension fund into Movie Gallery, a film rental...