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.
The New York City Police Department’s controversial stop-and-frisk police tactic is spreading. In San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee is considering “edgy” police tactics to increase pat-downs of people suspected of carrying firearms and other weapons.
Mobile phone service providers log data about your locations and store it for years. In the event of a criminal investigation, they routinely release such data to police. But, according to ProPublica, you can rarely gain access to your own location data.
Americans have been hearing about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for years. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, declaring President Barack Obama’s healthcare law Constitutional, expect to hear much more in coming months.
During a House vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to full cooperate in an investigation regarding the fatally flawed Fast and Furious “gun-walking” operation, several Democratic lawmakers walked out. By a vote of 255-67 the House passed the resolution to hold Holder in Contempt of Congress.
The Supreme Court issued a ruling on President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act upholding many of the laws central provisions Thursday morning. One of the most important rulings by the Court regarding the Constitutionality of the healthcare overhaul was describing the individual insurance requirement as a tax, rather than a forced purchase.
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul’s mission to conduct a broad audit of the Federal Reserve moved a little closer to fruition on Wednesday. The House oversight committee voted Wednesday to demand a broad audit of the Federal Reserve System.
Gun control advocate Representative Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) made a strong case for 2nd Amendment rights on Tuesday; it was, in fact, the same case that gun rights activists have been making for years.
Independence Day is just a week away, and political language, especially that of the election year back and forth, is awash with patriotic memes. George Washington, our Nation’s first President, warned Americans “to guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.”
Reports of how many small-town law enforcement agencies have now become armed to the teeth with military-grade weaponry make it certain that an unarmed sheriff like Andy Taylor would not make a believable character today.
The people are getting dumber. That was the message from retiring Representative Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.) when asked about the difference in cooperation across the aisle in Congress and how it has changed during his 30 years as a lawmaker.