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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.
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 yesterday.
Democrats in the House introduced new legislation Friday that supporters say would enact new protections to make sure that firearms don’t fall into the hands of the severely mentally ill. The proposal, sponsored by Democratic Representatives Mike Thompson of California and Ed Perlmutter of Colorado, is called the “Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act […]
Last week, television personality and 22-year military veteran Montel Williams delivered a passionate rebuke of the Obama Administration’s and lawmakers’ disregard for military veterans. The Marine veteran is leading a public charge to increase funding for veterans’ care in the U.S. Here’s the emotional speech Williams gave at a Memorial Day Picnic in Myrtle Beach, […]
After claiming that National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden never attempted to express concern about the agency’s actions to the proper authorities before going public with details of its spying, the NSA admitted to finding one email with questions from Snowden.
A report released Thursday by the EPA inspector general contends that officials in the agency have failed to put protections in place to prevent fraudulent data from being used to influence EPA regulations.
In response to last week’s mass shooting in Santa Barbra, Calif., House lawmakers approved a funding increase for the Nation’s background check system for firearms on Thursday. An amendment to a 2015 appropriations bill provides an additional $19.5 million in grant funding for the FBI National Instant Background Check System (NICS). The background check system […]
State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki argued that President Barack Obama “doesn’t give himself enough credit for what he’s done around the world” during a presser on Thursday. The assembled press corps’ reaction was priceless. “I would argue the president doesn’t give himself enough credit for what he’s done around the world, and that’s how the secretary feels […]
As a preliminary independent review by the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general confirmed Wednesday that veterans seeking care at the VA facility in Phoenix faced delays averaging 115 days, veterans’ care facilities all over the Nation are becoming the subject of damning scrutiny.
Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday that a renewed push for gun control is likely to surface in debates about a sweeping spending bill making its way through the House of Representatives this week.
Calls for the Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign increased on both sides of the aisle after the VA inspector general released an explosive preliminary report confirming excessive wait times for veterans seeking care and a cover-up by VA officials. The watchdog’s report discredited official figures from the Phoenix VA that said that veterans […]