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.
It has been just five weeks since the military effectively ended its ban on gay and lesbian service members. Now a group of homosexual service members and veterans are filing suit to challenge the Constitutionality of the Federal ban on gay marriage.
According to a new poll, 47 percent of Americans say that they have a gun in their home. An earlier poll noted that support for the 2nd Amendment is also at a high. Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say they have a gun in their household: 55 percent to 40 percent.
House lawmakers are expected to approve legislation today to repeal an Internal Revenue Service plan to withhold 3 percent of payments to contractors at every level of government. The withholding tax was designed to go after contractors who were delinquent on their taxes, but lobbyists say it is burdensome to taxpayers and an example of government overreach
Tear gas, non-lethal bullets, flash-bang grenades and arrests “under the suspicion of unlawful assembly” are now all definite realities in the streets of American cities that have been overtaken by Occupy protesters.
Instead of raising fuel taxes, many lawmakers support what some Americans may consider an egregious invasion of privacy to raise funding for roadway repairs. The measure would require American drivers to equip their vehicles with a GPS tracking device to measure vehicle miles traveled (VMT).
A new poll shows Herman Cain gathering support from 25 percent of Republican primary voters followed by former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at 21 percent. The most recent numbers, tabulated Oct. 19-24, show Cain edging past Romney, with whom he was tied at 17 percent support earlier in the month.
A behavioral study of Boston-area high school students supports the “Twinkie Defense” by providing a link between high levels of consumption of carbonated non-diet soft drinks and violent behavior in teens.
The Federal government, citing the possible threat of an anthrax attack, is considering whether it should begin injecting healthy children with an anthrax vaccine, the possible side effects of which are unknown.
The Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) will apply to borrowers of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and some forecasters estimate that up to 1 million borrowers will use the program.
As the 12-member budget supercommittee considers where the $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction cuts will be made before its looming Thanksgiving deadline, the members are being bombarded by concerned special interest and lobbying groups.