Sam Rolley Archive
Sam Rolley Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers. Email this author.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Either Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) knows how to pander to a friendly crowd or reports of the lawmaker’s gradual abandonment of some libertarian values have been exaggerated. Likely, it’s a combination of the two. Paul on Thursday spoke to attendees of the Liberty Political Action Conference, delivering a pro-liberty message and criticizing […]
Government conservation efforts that attempt to protect the wildlife and the environment often include business and individual regulations that create a negative economic impact. In the case of endangered species, outright bans on goods such as ivory create confusion and do little to stop poaching in the countries where a buck can still be made […]
The Obama administration has repeatedly insisted that its plan to respond the Islamic State terror threat in Iraq and Syria will not involve ground troops. But top Pentagon officials told lawmakers Tuesday that they plan to recommend U.S. boots on the ground.
The U.S. has failed in its effort to export democracy. But America does seem to have taught the Afghan government a thing or two about reckless economic stupidity. Afghan officials said Tuesday that the nation is broke and in need of an immediate $537 million bailout to keep its government open.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticized Republicans who disagree with his positions on Tuesday, telling members of the International Franchise Association, “I have a few knuckleheads in my conference.” The jibe came in the midst of remarks on the dangers of a politicized National Labor Relations Board with the power to exercise the will of […]
The Daily Signal’s Robert Rector in a Tuesday commentary tells us what the federal government has been able to accomplish after 50 years and $22 trillion taxpayer dollars spent waging President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. Not much. From the piece: Over 100 million people, about one third of the U.S. population, received aid from […]
The Congressional Budget Office reports that legislation designed to give federal judges more discretion in sentencing nonviolent drug offenders would save U.S. taxpayers more than $4 billion over a decade.
Something’s rotten in the District of Columbia. Democrats routinely claim that corporations in the U.S. lack “economic patriotism” and don’t pay their fair share in taxes. In fact, they claim, those corporations are so unpatriotic that President Barack Obama is currently working out a plan to prevent corporate tax inversions, where companies acquire assets outside […]
In a front-page article, The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold examines Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) evolving positions on everything from gay marriage to foreign aid. Fahrenthold writes: Sen. Rand Paul wanted to eliminate aid to Israel. Now he doesn’t. He wanted to scrap the Medicare system. Now he’s not sure. He didn’t like the idea of […]
What’s going to be on the agenda in Washington this week? The topics discussed on the Sunday political talk shows often serve as an indicator of the hot topics to come. Here’s what was discussed.