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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. Email this author.
GOP Presidential hopeful Ron Paul, speaking on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday, said that his message against the Federal Reserve’s constant manipulation of the United States’ monetary system is beginning to resonate with the American public. He said that voters are coming his way because times have changed.
The Department of Defense, wary of a possible $600 billion cut that could take place under the Budget Control Act, is working to map spending trends throughout the United States’ vast military-industrial complex.
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said this week that Iran has 100 documents that prove the United States is behind a “curtain of terror” in his country. Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili is due to release a number of the documents detailing alleged U.S. involvement in acts of terror against the Islamic Republic today.
Despite an evasive White House and strong Democratic opposition, Republicans on a House Energy and Commerce Committee panel issued subpoenas Thursday for internal White House communications related to a half-billion dollar taxpayer loan guarantee for the failed solar company Solyndra.
Last December, Representative Randy Forbes (R-Va.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama correcting the President’s assertion that “E pluribus unum” — the Latin phrase meaning “from many, one” — was the national motto of the United States. The conflict encouraged Forbes to introduce a House bill that would reaffirm that “In God We Trust” is, indeed, the national motto.
A September policy change at a New Jersey hospital that requires same-day surgery nurses to participate in surgical abortions has resulted in threats to the jobs of nurses who have protested on grounds of religious belief. In October, the hospital began training sessions that require assistance in surgical abortion for its nursing staff.
Among the skills that children may be taught by companies becoming popular with many well-to-do New York City parents are such basics as speaking naturally to other human beings, making phone calls to arrange dates and shaking hands.
A French satirical publication called Charlie Hebdo was attacked by extremists with a firebomb pre-dawn Wednesday after publishing a cartoon depicting Muhammad saying “100 lashes if you don’t die of laughter.” Attackers also hacked the publication’s website to post images of a mosque and the message “no god but Allah.”
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee predicts the economy will grow just 1.6 to 1.7 percent in 2011 and estimates growth to be between 2.5 and 2.9 percent in 2012. Both estimates are lower than expected growth numbers released by the Fed over the summer.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its “World of Work Report 2011” in which the organization predicts a growing global jobs recession and more social unrest. Of the 80 million jobs that the report says would need to be created in two years to bring global employment back to pre-crises levels, only half will become a reality.