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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 free speech case that has been in litigation for nine years was resolved by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week; the ruling was in the favor of freedom of speech for children. The case involved students and families, represented by the Liberty Institute, who were denied their free speech rights and who were discriminated against because their speech was religious in nature.
At a Human Rights Campaign address on Saturday, President Barack Obama lauded “productive, bilateral talks” he had last week with pop singer Lady Gaga and pledged his support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans. The President said that two years ago, he made a pledge to people in America who are living alternative lifestyles.
Americans feel pain each time they reach for their wallets at the register. So lawmakers, business and White House officials have come up with plans to draw shoppers from China, India and Brazil — countries where poor decisions have not wrecked economic output — to fill the place of American penny-pinchers.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels said in an interview what many Americans seem to be feeling about the 2012 GOP Presidential hopefuls’ constant rhetorical battle over Social Security: Stop talking until you have a real plan. He says simply offering talking points about Social Security does not cut it when addressing problems regarding the United States’ major financial problems.
The CIA exterminated its first American-born al-Qaida-linked target on Friday; 40-year-old Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in the mountains of Yemen by a U.S. airstrike. The New Mexico native born to Yemen immigrants became a powerful mouthpiece for Islamic terror in the years following the 9/11 terrorists attacks.
Leaders of al-Qaida are disgruntled with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for comments that he made during a speech to the United Nations calling the 9/11 terrorist attacks a mysterious incident that had been used as a pretext to attack Afghanistan and Iraq.
Many people have compared the Barack Obama Presidency to that of President Jimmy Carter over the past few years; Obama has now made a statement that seems to echo Carter.
President Barack Obama has lost favor with many big-name Wall Street campaign contributors that were major money-makers in his 2008 Presidential bid. Wall Street campaign contributors appear to favor Republican Mitt Romney. The former Massachusetts Governor and businessman held a sold-out breakfast fundraiser with the biggest names on Wall Street.
A University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) study of big tobacco intercompany documents released in a 1998 legal settlement shows that tobacco companies tried to keep information discovered in 1959 about radioactive substances in their products quiet for decades.
The FBI arrested a Massachusetts man on Wednesday who allegedly planned to build small remote controlled airplanes armed with explosives and fly them into the Pentagon and other government buildings. Rezwan Ferdaus began planning to commit violent jihad against the United States in early 2010.