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.
On Tuesday, House Republicans attacked President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform law with full force throughout a series committee hearings and events at the Capitol preceding today’s vote to repeal the measure.
Ever wonder if you have a reasonable expectation of privacy with regard to information on your cellphone? Well, according to data compiled by Representative Edward Markey (D-Mass.), at least 1.3 million law enforcement requests were made last year for data from cellphone companies.
On this very day in 1832, Jackson vetoed the Second Central Bank’s charter renewal. He later signed an executive order announcing that the Federal government would no longer use it and removed all Federal funds from the bank. This Presidential action of decentralizing economic power has never happened since and will likely never again.
The European Union is, and has been for some time, in the midst of economic calamity. As the United States is facing its own economic difficulties, a Eurozone collapse would have definite negative financial implications stateside.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants United Nations member nations to put pressure on Russia and China to stop supporting Syrian leader Bashar Assad as a rebel uprising continues in his country.
Over the Independence Day holiday, some Internet freedom groups sought to remind Americans the importance of protecting the World Wide Web from overreaching government regulation.
A quick search on YouTube using terms like “police misconduct,” “illegal police stops,” “police unlawfully detain,” etc. proves one thing: Cellphone technology has changed the way police and the public interact and provides citizens valuable tools to protect liberties. With the help of mobile phone technology, the American Civil Liberties Union has released a new app called Police Tape.
Egypt’s highest fatwa council has issued its first fatwa under new rule to ban Muslims from killing frogs. A fatwa is a juristic ruling concerning Islamic law. Specifically, the fatwa reportedly orders that Muslims may not kill frogs to sell to Nations where they are eaten.
Would you recommend to a friend a book you hadn’t read? This is akin to what many members of Congress do every time they vote, albeit which much more dire circumstances than suggesting a poorly written novel to a friend.
Massive storms left nearly 2 million people in the United States without power, and some without basic emergency services, last weekend and early this week. The incident highlights the importance of being prepared for a disaster that causes the power grid to fail.