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.
During a Friday speech at the Justice Department, President Barack Obama is expected to discuss possible changes to the National Security Agency based on the suggestions of a White House advisory panel he appointed to review the agency.
The phrase “Don’t Tase Me, Bro” has been emblazoned on T-shirts and routinely featured on blogs in discussions of police abuse of power. It has served as a sort of unofficial rallying cry for many people seeking to draw attention to the overzealous police-state tactics that have been institutionalized in many parts of the country. We can thank Andrew Myer and his fateful 2007 encounter with University of Florida police officers for the phrase.
Meyer — who since obtained a journalism degree (from the university where he was stunned with a Taser) and a law degree (from Florida International University) — has now taken a position with Photography Is Not A Crime, a growing blog that seeks to lessen police misconduct by filming encounters between law enforcement and civilians.
Following seven straight years of dwindling economic freedom in the United States, the Nation no longer ranks among the top 10 economically free countries in the Index of Economic Freedom compiled by The Heritage Foundation in partnership with The Wall Street Journal.
California prankster and liberty activist Mark Dice has once again illustrated the average American’s abysmal lack of knowledge about the U.S. Constitution and the historical reasons for its Articles and Amendments in a YouTube video.
Based on an analysis of 225 al-Qaida-linked people charged with terrorism in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001, a public policy nonprofit contends that the embattled National Security Agency’s bulk collection of digital communications data has done little to protect the Nation from terrorists.
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Good news from the White House: Obamacare enrollment numbers have almost reached “worst-case scenario” status. On Monday, White House officials took to Twitter, saying, “Share the news: 1 out of 4 Americans who signed up for coverage through the #Obamacare exchanges are between 18 and 24.” The figure comes from a Department of Health and […]
House Oversight Committee chairman Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said that a recent news report outlines how the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) is using tactics that amount to “Fast and Furious revisited” in a bid to increase support for the Obama Administration’s gun control crusade. During a Sunday program on Fox News, Issa […]
The results of a new poll indicate that a record number of Americans identify themselves as political independents. And while the number of Americans who call themselves Democrats remains unchanged from the past four years, Republican identification is at its lowest point in 25 years.
The American Action Forum, a moderate conservative research institute, released its most recent examination of the regulatory burden caused by government, finding that Federal regulations cost the U.S. economy $112 billion in 2013.