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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.
Following the U.S. move to tighten sanctions on Iran late last year, the European Union has moved to ban the import of all Iranian crude oil and petroleum products — a measure that may lead to the Iranians closing the vital Strait of Hormuz.
Last week, a senior official from the U.S. Attorney’s office said he is refusing to appear before the committee headed by Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who issued him a subpoena as part of his investigation into Fast and Furious.
Newt Gingrich slammed CNN debate moderator John King at a Republican debate in South Carolina last Thursday following the first question, which involved allegations by Gingrich’s ex-wife that he requested an open marriage in 1999.
A new study from the University of California at Irvine says that kindness, not money, is the biggest inspiration for immigrants to go through the processes necessary to become legal U.S. citizens.
Representative Lamar Smith (R-Texas) said last week that he will delay action which would have taken place this week on the Stop Online Piracy Act until more people agree with the legislation. Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.) also announced that he is delaying consideration of online piracy measures.
Opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act warned on Thursday — a day after many Internet companies shut down in protest of the bills — that though awareness and discontent with the bills is heightened, the fight continues.
As Saturday’s primary voting in South Carolina draws near, there have been some shake-ups in the 2012 Republican Presidential race. The results of the Iowa caucus have changed and Rick Perry is out of the race giving voters new things to consider.
New cases of the H5N1 virus — or bird flu — are being reported more frequently throughout Asia and the Mideast. On Thursday, Vietnam confirmed its first human death resulting from the virus since April 2010. The fatality came just one day after neighboring Cambodia reported a bird flu death.
Tonight on Nightline, Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s second wife Marianne Gingrich may provide insight to some of the candidate’s personal baggage that his opponents are so fond of mentioning.
The Democratic Party has decided to move President Barack Obama’s acceptance speech for the 2012 Democratic Presidential nomination to the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., — a venue named for a company that was at the center of the financial crises.