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.
Shortly after the National Security Agency spy scandal broke, ProPublica journalist Jeff Larson filed a freedom of information request with the agency seeking any personal data it had collected on him. While he didn’t expect a response, he received a Glomar response—neither a confirmation nor denial that the information he was seeking existed. The reasoning explained […]
How much time do you think you could get for writing anti-bank messages on a sidewalk? Jeff Olson, a 40-year-old man who is being prosecuted for just that, is facing 13 years in jail and a $13,000 fine. Over the course of about two years the man protested outside of a local Bank of America […]
During a mumbling testimony in the George Zimmerman trial, prosecution witness Rachel Jeantel, 19, who claims to have been on the phone with Trayvon Martin moments before he was shot, said Martin told her a “creepy ass cracker” was following him before his fatal encounter with Zimmerman. Jeantel also claimed that Martin’s remarks made her think that […]
The Barack Obama Administration announced Tuesday that it will, via executive order, halt further progress on the highly debated Keystone XL pipeline. The President’s order was announced during a speech on climate change at Georgetown University.
Depending upon how much you trust government, you may or may not like an amendment to the current Senate immigration proposal being touted by Senator John McCain. He says the amendment would provide the U.S. with “the most militarized border since the fall of the Berlin Wall.”
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has had a pretty fail-safe formula for “preaching to the choir” speaking engagements over the past few years: Praise President Barack Obama, demonize conservatives and talk about rainbows, butterflies, abortion and homosexuality. But revelations that the National Security Agency is spying on Americans is “gumming up the works” for […]
Each year, American taxpayers file paperwork to the Internal Revenue Service declaring earnings, expenditures and write-offs; they then send the filings off to the tax agency and hope they aren’t subject to an audit. But when no one is watching the watcher, power is abused. House investigators reveal in a recent report that one businessman’s […]
With regard to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, it looks like the United States’ international hegemonic policies have encouraged a number of foreign leaders to question the Nation’s dedication to justice and resist calls to turn the whistle-blower over to U.S. authorities.
If you are a 2nd Amendment supporter, you better hope your child’s teacher isn’t taking notes from the heads of America’s educators’ unions. The vice president of the National Education Association made an outrageous statement Friday about 2nd Amendment supporters: She outright condemned them to hell.
Representative Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) has set about on an odd mission: saving the Republican Party by urging members of the GOP to support Democrat legislative proposals. Wait, what? Rangel argued on FOX News over the weekend that if conservatives didn’t support an amnesty-laden immigration effort, the Republican Party would likely dissolve in coming years. […]