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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.
A handful of students at a Connecticut high school reportedly walked out of a school play after witnessing a man-on-man kiss. During the “Zanna Don’t” musical at Hartford Public High, a group of students walked out after the homosexual act, in what school officials referred to as “kind of a symbolic thing.”
Climate change proponents in the United Kingdom believe that global warming poses “an immediate, growing and grave threat” to health and security around the world. The British Medical Journal and a handful of military experts partnered on Monday to discuss what they believe will be the effects of global warming on societies around the world.
A Gallup poll released on Monday says that half of Americans support the legalization of recreational marijuana use, about four times as many as in the 1970s. The poll took into account age, sex, location and political affiliation.
Anne Foley, principal of Kennedy Elementary school in Somerville, Mass., sent a faculty email implicating Christopher Columbus for “atrocities” and also advising teachers that they needed to be careful in their handling of Thanksgiving lessons.
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton traveled to Libya on Tuesday to offer words of encouragement and millions of dollars in U.S. aid to the country’s fledgling transitional government. Clinton is the first cabinet member of the Administration of Barack Obama to visit Libya.
Republican activists are setting the stage for a multi-step process to chip away at Obamacare in 2013. Republican lawmakers called on Monday for an immediate repeal to measures of Obamacare that the President’s Administration has said are unworkable.
Campaign officials say that if Obama is able to win majorities in States that traditionally favor Democrats, plus North Carolina and Virginia or one of those and Colorado and Nevada, he will have an electoral college victory. Democrats won majorities in none of those States in 2000 and 2004, but Obama won all four in 2008.
A team of researchers studied CT scans of patients who had been diagnosed with probable Alzheimer’s disease and who had similar levels of education and cognitive skills, such as attention, memory, planning and organization. They determined that being multilingual can ward off symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Ron Paul’s “Restore America” plan calls for massive Federal budget cuts to be made during his first year in office along with the elimination of five cabinet-level agencies and the lowering of corporate tax rates from 35 to 15 percent.
Amid speculation that the U.S. will launch military attacks on Iran, the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns that any “inappropriate action” will be met with decisive response. Iranians deny any involvement whatsoever in the alleged attempted assassination plot against the Saudi foreign minister announced by the Justice Department last week.