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.
A new round of leaked National Security Agency documents acquired by The Guardian shine light on policies approved by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which allow the National Security Agency to retain and use information collected domestically in its communications surveillance. The newspaper published the two documents which refute claims made by the Obama Administration […]
Veering away from the Senate’s fickle debate over immigration Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz took to the floor of the legislative chamber to blast President Barack Obama for the White House’s decision to intervene in Syria. Imploring the President to avoid foreign policy measures that would put weapons in the hands of terrorist enemies of the […]
There is a reason that Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and the handful of lawmakers who agree with him are constantly demonized on both sides of the legislative aisle and in mainstream media reports: He criticizes the political establishment.
Earlier in the week, friend of President Barack Obama and former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers criticized the President for his foreign-policy initiatives. For anyone who was hesitant to agree with Ayers because of his sordid past, celebrated left-leaning polemicist Noam Chomsky has your back.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) proposed an immigration reform amendment that many of his peers in the Senate deemed pretty out there: It would have forced Congress to prove that existing border security measures were being enforced before granting amnesty to illegal aliens. The Senator’s “Trust But Verify” amendment was defeated 61-37 by Democrats and a […]
The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it plans to continue its “highly accommodative” monetary policies and will begin the process of reducing stimulus and bond purchases later in the year if unemployment rates continue to decline. The Fed’s announcement was preceded by much speculation from economic analysts that the central bank would effect — or, […]
Wackobirds, you are officially vindicated in your worries over domestic drone use: FBI Director Robert Mueller told Senate lawmakers Wednesday that the agency has several drones and has yet to adopt strict policies and guidelines for use of the aircraft. But according to Mueller’s testimony, the lack of policies to protect American citizens’ privacy has […]
In full-on damage-control mode, the head of the National Security Agency claimed that more than 50 potential terrorist plots throughout the world were thwarted because his agency has the ability to collect communication information through the program recently exposed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
Mainstream media is, thus far, characteristically mum on coverage of the event— but what is expected to be the largest gathering of Tea Party activists since 2010 will converge on Washington D.C. Tuesday in protest of the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservatives. The event, dubbed the Audit the IRS Rally, will occur from […]
It’s not just Americans who are concerned about the U.S. government’s secret spying programs. An international coalition of nonprofit organizations focused on civil liberties abuses sent a letter to Congress Tuesday urging lawmakers to protect the privacy of U.S. citizens, as well as those of people everywhere. The coalition also expressed concern over information-sharing between […]