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.
Despite State legalization and promises from President Barack Obama that raiding medical marijuana facilities was not a priority of the Federal government, medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia and Gig Harbor, Washington were raided by Drug Enforcement Agency agents on Wednesday. Casey Lee, the owner of one of the facilities, said Federal agents took […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed an amicus brief in a Federal court Wednesday in a bid to fight government efforts to violate Americans’ 5th Amendment rights by forcing people under investigation to decrypt their electronic files.
Those Americans who toil to achieve the picket-fence American dream vote and get politicians in office, yet they matter very little to most politicians once the ballots have been counted. The lowly middle-class voters, along with their needs and dreams, are then discarded in favor of more lucrative constituents.
Outgoing Representative and failed Presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann (R-Minn.) said that she supports National Security Agency spying and that she would vote “no” on efforts to curtail it at the Heritage Foundation’s monthly “Conversation with Conservatives” event. Getting into a verbal dispute with Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) over his proposed amendment aimed at cutting funding […]
On Tuesday, Senate Democrats introduced a proposal which would allocate $12.07 billion in funding for the agency from the Financial Services subcommittee bill , which would increase the IRS operating budget by $276.5 million.
On Wednesday, House lawmakers are scheduled to vote on the Defense Appropriations Bill that will include an amendment presented by a bipartisan group of lawmakers to defund portions of the National Security Agency’s data-collection efforts. The amendment, proposed by Representative Justin Amash (R-MI), would end the NSA’s “authority for the blanket collection of records under […]
A video created by a Taiwanese animation company illustrates how nations abroad view the current Detroit bankruptcy fiasco. The company, called NMA Animation, routinely pokes fun at the news of the day in satiric fashion. The video depicting Detroit economic problems was posted a pointed You Tube video with the following description: Detroit made […]
For some time, millions of Federal dollars and decommissioned military equipment have been falling into the hands of local police departments through grant deals which serve two purposes: Giving local cops cool toys like tanks and riot gear to test out on small time criminals and putting local law enforcement agencies in the back pocket of Federal agencies.
Many veterans are returning from Mideast front lines with the notion that the U.S. government has not been the solution in bringing peace to the world’s most dangerous locales, but the direct or indirect cause of many of the most deadly military conflicts in recent years as it meddles in Mideast affairs.
Last week, Detroit became the largest city in American history to declare bankruptcy after struggling for decades to remain financially solvent. Much of Detroit’s economic trouble came from big–government policy initiatives championed by the Democratic politicians who have controlled the city since the 60’s. As representatives from the Heritage Foundation contend, ““For decades, Detroit sustained […]