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.
Ahead of President Barack Obama’s trip to Israel, the nation’s embassy released an “official trailer” hyping the Presidential visit. At the very least, the video may make some Americans rethink that $3 billion in yearly aid to the nation.
When Henry David Thoreau decided to get away from it all at Walden Pond in Concord, Mass., he wanted to discover “what, to use the words of the catechism, is the chief end of man, and what are the true necessaries and means of life.” He’d have a hard time doing so today without government intrusion.
The Pew Research Center’s latest The State of the News Media report sheds some light on which television news channels spend the most time giving opinions and which ones do the most reporting. Pew outlines how a changing demand for television news programing and scaling back of resources at major news networks is changing the […]
New York’s Nanny Mayor Michael Bloomberg, after having his big soda ban hosed by a Federal judge, is laying out another plan for the city to force New Yorkers to make good health choices: He wants to hide all of the tobacco products in the metropolis. Bloomberg said a new law he proposed on Monday […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
A Federal appeals court last week ruled that the Central Intelligence Agency must comply with a Freedom of Information Act request for details on the agency’s drone program filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.
If CPAC is any indication of the path some Republicans may attempt to take to victory in coming elections, it appears strong fiscal conservatism and limited government will be major parts of the plan.
Representative Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), a sponsor of The Gun Trafficking Prevention Act of 2013, said in a recent interview that it is a ridiculous notion that Americans armed with assault rifles could fend off tyrannical government.
Despite lofty claims, the Administration of Barack Obama has left much to be desired in the transparency department. The Administration has been called out for abusing White House Press pool reporters in recent weeks and, throughout the President’s tenure, has been criticized for not forcing Federal compliance with Freedom of Information Act requests.
Senator Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) recent old school filibuster on the Senate floor has made him more popular than ever among many American conservatives. In his speech at CPAC today, Paul focused on the message he wants the President and the Federal government to hear loud and clear: no one person gets to decide the law, […]