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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.
When Selective Service registration requirements were resumed by Congress in 1980 after the end of the Vietnam draft in 1973, the agency also revived the local board system. The purpose of the board members is to hear claims for exemptions, deferments or postponements to a young man’s military draft in the event that the practice is reinstated.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg invited Congress to attend the funeral of a slain cop with him on Monday, saying that it might urge lawmakers to do something about the flow of illegal guns.
In 2011, 50 percent of high school seniors reported having tried an illicit drug at some time, 40 percent had used one or more drugs in the past 12 months, and 25 percent had used one or more drugs in the prior 30 days.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has lashed out at Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) over his threats that Putin may face the same fate as the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi following a voting scandal.
Congress cleared a $662 billion defense bill Thursday. The National Defense Authorization Act will now go to President Barack Obama for his signature.
A new poll conducted by Harvard University, President Barack Obama’s alma mater, found that a growing number of younger voters, many of whom voted for him in 2008, think he will lose the next election.
Several high-profile names in the tech industry are on the offensive against two online piracy bills in Congress that would give the government vast new power to censor content on the Web.
Glenn Beck’s live video network GBTV will premiere a reality show on Jan. 18 that follows a family of American preppers as they attempt to become able to live completely off the grid. The show documents the family of four struggling with prepper tasks.
Over the past week, a 9- point lead that was enjoyed by Newt Gingrich has slipped to just 1 point in the Iowa, leaving him neck and neck with Ron Paul at 22 percent to 21 percent. The other candidates are trailing behind the leaders.
The Obama campaign sent a letter to supporters on Tuesday that suggested making a donation “inspired by your favorite conservative friend or relative,” especially if that person is fond of making right-wing arguments against the President.