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.
Most reports indicate that Perry’s strategy for winning the GOP primary is focused on highlighting the Texas economy, vilifying Romney as a wealthy, Mormon elitist and painting himself as the honest, straightforward “everyman.”
A plot including the assassination of the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, Adel Al-Jubeir, with a bomb and more bomb attacks on the Saudi and Israeli embassies in Washington, D.C., was stopped by investigators, according to reports.
The Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., over the weekend gave Mitt Romney and Rick Perry further opportunity to continue their headline sparring match, shifting focus from jobs and the economy to Romney’s Mormonism. Though most headlines are focusing on Perry and Romney, Ron Paul won the Value Voters Straw Poll by a comfortable 37 percent.
Texas-based radio host Alex Jones has posted a video on his website INFOWARS.COM that he is asking individuals to “spread like wildfire.” The video shows San Antonio police advising Jones and a handful of protesters to leave the private property of the Federal Reserve Bank.
In California, a law that allowed for the open-carry of unloaded handguns was overturned on Monday by Governor Jerry Brown. According to a report, the decision stems from complaints from police chiefs and sheriffs in the state who say that open carry makes too many citizens nervous.
Republican GOP primary candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday that he would like to see the U.S. expand its military power and continue to be involved in conflicts overseas. The candidate reportedly promised to completely review the nation’s military policy.
As the Occupy Wall Street movement grows, it has gained support from some university students in Iran who call the movement a recognition by the American people that their government acts on behalf of a “Zionist lobby.” President Barack Obama also weighed in on the Occupy movement last week, saying that it “expresses the frustrations the American people feel.”
The poll, which was conducted from Oct. 3-5, found that 38 percent of Republicans would vote for Cain if the primary had been held at the time of the poll. Favor with the candidate has nearly doubled since the same question was asked of potential voters back in June when only 15 percent said they would vote for Cain.
President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Friday to strengthen the government’s cyber security protections to avoid classified document leaks by Federal insiders. An Insider Threat Task Force will safeguard sensitive documents stored on computers and also to identify threats to classified information, the White House says.
Super PACs, the new type of political group that is unrestrained by spending and contribution limits, have the power and funding to run advertisements and promote the candidate of their choice with hundreds of millions in corporate and private funds. Depending on how the PACs decide to navigate Federal Election Commission (FEC) deadlines, all transparency in the 2012 race may be lost.