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.
A study published last week in the journal Carcinogenesis reports findings that grape seed extract (GSE) effectively kills head and neck cancer cells while leaving other cells unharmed. Researchers hope that the findings will help to alleviate the nearly 12,000 people who die of the cancers in the United States each year.
A ballot proposal in Colorado that will likely make it on the November ballot is aimed at legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana in the State by likening it to alcohol. The ballot provision asks voters to decide if marijuana should be legalized in small amounts and law enforcement “regulate it like alcohol.”
A special report produced by Human Rights Watch finds that the number of people sentenced to Federal and State prison who are age 65 and older grew 94 times faster than the total sentenced prisoner population between 2007 and 2010.
A recent study by the University of Iowa College of Public Health finds retail pork products in the United States have a higher prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (MRSA) than previously identified.
Political Action Committees are dominating the 2012 Presidential election season with millions of dollars from wealthy donors, unions, corporations and other outside groups funding an advertising war between the candidates.
For the past several weeks, Presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have been engaged in a “who made more doing what” debate that one might concede plays right into the philosophy of the 99 percent.
Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has often said that he had fond recollections of working with the Administration of President Ronald Reagan, but Republican insiders are now taking the candidate to task over his claims.
The first convictions in the Department of Justice’s fatally flawed Fast and Furious gunwalking scheme were made in a Federal court on Monday. The convictions come as Congressional Republicans, led by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), continue their probe into Justice Department officials’ knowledge of the operation.
Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who was nearly killed after being shot in the head during a constituent event in January 2011, formally offered her resignation to Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday so that she may focus on her recovery.
The Federal Reserve issued a statement on Wednesday saying that the economy of the United States has experienced moderate growth, despite slowing global economic growth, since the central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee met last month.