Dogs On Welfare, Johns Hopkins ‘Armageddon’ Plan, Tax The Poor, Gibbs Knows Nothing: Monday Morning News Roundup 2-25-2013

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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.

  • Researchers from Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory are preparing a decade-long, $350 million project to propel a rocket into an asteroid as it passes close to Earth. If successful, it would be the first time an asteroid is knocked off course by human intervention.
  • Remember when President Barack Obama kept saying the rich ought to pay their fair share? Well, because he and Congress allowed the payroll tax to increase, the poorest Americans are going to feel the most pain in coming months.
  • Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Sunday that he was told not to “acknowledge” or “discuss” the secret drone program when he was Obama’s press secretary.

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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.