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 scary trend in which cops infiltrate American schools and set up unassuming students for drug deals is emerging in the United States. Last week, the parents of a special-needs boy in Temecula, Calif., filed a claim against the local school district for helping “local authorities in an undercover drug sting that intentionally targeted and discriminated against their son.”
A University of Illinois researcher, in a paper funded by ConAgra Foods, opines that American efforts to alleviate food insecurity should include encouraging more people to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), aka food stamps, “because it works.”
In Washington State, gay rights advocates and gun rights advocates intersect in a series of posters appearing around the State Capitol in the past several days linking gay rights and opposition to gun laws. The posters, which direct people to a pro-gun website, have liberals complaining.
A new project spearheaded by a group of historians, mathematicians and computer scientists at Columbia University in New York City is aimed at compiling all of the documents that have been declassified by the government in an easily searchable online database for research.
A majority of Americans remain pessimistic about the Nation’s moral values, according to the results of a recent poll, as a vast majority feel that moral decline is ongoing in the United States. According to results from Gallup, 73 percent of Americans feel the Nation is headed in a morally bereft direction.
The Federal government could start fingerprinting all foreign nationals leaving the country at 30 American airports under a new proposal to the planned immigration reform bill. An amendment to the bill would require a number of American airport departure terminals to install high-tech systems for fingerprinting foreign nationals and scanning their passports and visas.
President Barack Obama delivered his first major speech on counterterrorism of his second term Thursday, claiming that he will restrict the use of unmanned drones and making other statements that — if true — represent a dramatic shift in the Administration’s foreign policy approach. Some key claims from the President are highlighted in the transcript […]
Senator John McCain criticized fellow Republicans this week, saying that GOP objections to moving forward with a budget — even one that increases the debt ceiling — could encumber future Republican initiatives. McCain told Senators that if Republicans require conditions before moving forward with the budget deliberations, nothing prevents similar action on future bills like […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
In a number of recent videos posted to YouTube, police officers implore citizens to hand over their cellphones, claiming concern that the mobile devices are weapons. The videos have raised concerns among some citizens who believe recording cops reinforces accountability in the criminal justice system.