Bill Clinton says no one could have turned the economy around in just four years- Is he correct?

Former President Bill Clinton has received many accolades recently from the right and the left concerning the economy he presided over in the 1990′s. Public domain photo/US Government But even the ego maniacal Clinton told a packed house in Charlotte last week that even he couldn’t have got the country out of its economic doldrums in More...

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By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 5th, 2011
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The damage that war does to families: children of deployed parents more violent

War… While thousands of US soldiers were killed, while hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians are killed, while we spend ourselves into oblivion placing US service people in countries in the Middle East More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 18th, 2011
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Washington E.coli outbreak linked to petting zoo

Photo/azootoyou An Everett, WA animal farm appears to be the source of a E.coli outbreak where four people, 2 adults and 2 children became infected after recent visits according to a report in the Everett Herald. According More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 16th, 2011
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We should listen to John Quincy Adams and not John McCain concerning Libya

Many in the Congress and the administration have been clamoring for intervention in Libya under the guise of everything from promoting democracy in the Middle East to saying the United States has a moral obligation More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 9th, 2011
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The neocons “moral obligation” to get involved in Libya

With the threat of our military intervention in Libya growing closer by the hour, several prominent neocons and neoconservative organizations have come out strongly using the United States military in Libya under More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
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Kim Kardashian as Cleopatra in Harper’s Bazaar

Kim Kardashian graces the cover of the March 2011 cover of Harper’s Bazaar—in an issue paying homage to Elizabeth Taylor’s portrayal of Cleopatra. When you  the pics of Kim you wonder if she was carried in More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 14th, 2011
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Rumsfeld was intent on going after Saddam hours after the plane hit the Pentagon

The Congress was beating the war drums for going into Iraq and killing Saddam Hussein strongly since 1998, and Bill Clinton was flinging missiles into the country, though Iraq never committed an act of aggression More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
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The Pentagon has no intention to stop Egypt’s military aid

With the protests against the Mubarak government in Egypt, some in Congress who control the foreign aid are talking of putting an end to it in an attempt to push Mubarak out of office quickly. The withholding More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
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Raw clams implicated in Campylobacter outbreak in Syracuse

The Onondaga County Health Department is investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter in which at least 7 people have become sick after attending a clambake in North Syracuse. Health officials say those affected attended More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
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Number of cases of anthrax in Bangladesh rises to nearly 600 in a month

Bacillus anthracis on agar Photo/CDC According to Bangladesh’s Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) the total number of cases of cutaneous anthrax has reached 589 since the first case More...

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