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.
Duke University sociology professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva told students during a lecture Thursday that white people are racist pretty much no matter what they do or say. “We are not post-racial,” he said, according to The Dartmouth. “This ideology is suave but deadly.” The esteemed professor also explained that white people disguise their racism with “color-blindness” […]
The Internal Revenue Service has lost track of $67 million spent from a slush fund set up to for the implementation of Obamacare, according to a Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report.
It’s quite obvious that Senator Ted Cruz’s 21-hour pseudo-filibuster was but a minuscule hurdle to the rollout of President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform package. But what the Texas Republican’s act of grand political theater lacked in legislative impact, it certainly makes up for by illuminating the state of conservatism in the GOP.
Texas attorney general Greg Abbott said he will take steps to sue the Federal government if the U.S. ratifies the United Nations arms trade treaty Secretary of State John Kerry signed this week. Abbott, echoing the concerns of conservatives throughout the Nation, contends that the U.N. treaty poses a threat to Americans’ 2nd Amendment right […]
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, vowed Tuesday to push bipartisan legislation to limit the surveillance power of the National Security Agency. Leahy said he is working with Republicans to re-evaluate what the lawmakers see as outdated surveillance rules that are easily abused in today’s technologically driven world.
Boys will be boys. That is, unless bureaucrats and jumpy, nosy neighbors have a say. Two Virginia boys have been threatened with expulsion for the remainder of the school year for “possession, handling and use of a firearm” after a woman called police about an “airsoft gun war.”
According to revelations from pundit Chris Wallace following a “Fox News Sunday” interview with Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), it appears that President Barack Obama and other healthcare reform supporters likely have a few power-player allies in the GOP. Cruz, who has championed a Republican bill that would defund healthcare reform in order to prevent a […]
Captain America… err President Barack Obama… explained to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday that, with the help of intrusive government surveillance and interventionism, he has made the world a safer place over the past five years. “And it is because of the progress I’ve witnessed that after nearly four years as President, I am […]
Contracts between local governments and for-profit private prison complexes often include provisions for “lockup quotas” and “low crime taxes,” according to a new report from In The Public Interest. The reports states: “These contract clauses incentivize keeping prison beds filled.”
Speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s annual gala dinner over the weekend, President Barack Obama demonized Republicans and vowed to “keep marching” on issues such as gun control. The President paid much lip service to the “extreme faction” of Republican lawmakers who are unwilling to negotiate over the Affordable Care Act. “This is an […]