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.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filibustered a vote on the Defense Authorization Act in an attempt to get Congress to vote on his amendment affirming the Constitution’s 6th Amendment to ensure Americans are protected against indefinite military detention.
Being homeless in Nevada City, Calif., may soon require a license. The city’s police chief has proposed a law that would let the city hand out permits to a small group of homeless, giving them permission to sleep in public.
The next time someone claims that the one place the United States cannot cut spending at all is the military because of devastating national security implications, point them to budget hawk Senator Tom Coburn’s (R-Okla.) recent report “Department of Everything.”
A new report out from House Homeland Security Committee Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management says that Mideast terror organizations are making inroads with drug cartels south of the American border.
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 Florida man who was attempting to keep a fire that had engulfed his neighbor’s house from reaching his own was shot with a Taser by police officers who told him to “let it go, that’s what insurance is for.”
Last summer, vocal opposition from American Internet users encouraged the Senate to back off on Senator Joseph Lieberman’s (I-Conn.) Cybersecurity Act. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called for another vote on the bill in a lame-duck session this week. It failed.
A Montana State lawmaker sent a letter expressing a lack of faith in the U.S. dollar and asking the Legislature to pay his annual $7,000 salary in gold. The State says it isn’t going to happen.
How do you know when government is broken and rife with incompetence? A good indicator could be when Federally managed workers with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are lining up for food handed out by an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Occupy Sandy.
Representative Ron Paul, an unyielding champion of liberty and perhaps the most honest member of Congress in modern history, gave what is likely to be his last address to Congress yesterday. The Congressman will leave his office at the end of the year. In his speech he warned of a bleak American future if the Nation remains addicted to welfare, war and debt.