Tag archive for ‘Robert Herriman’
By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Phillip Phillips tops Jessica Sanchez- another American Idol travesty

Photo/FOX American Idol and the fans of the reality show have done it again- you have chosen a slightly better than mediocre singer over a true vocalist with real skills. When will you learn? This is a show to find More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, April 30th, 2012
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Justin Bieber gets banned after insulting the country of Indonesia

OFFBEAT NEWS: A comment made by the Canadian teen heartthrob last week has drawn some fury from fans in Indonesia. According to a report in the Jakarta Post, the North Sumatra teen-pop radio station, KISS 105 FM More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 26th, 2012

Azhar Ahmed, Free Speech and Facebook

Many people outside of England have no idea about the controversy stirred up there over a 19-year-old’s posting on his Facebook wall on March 8. On March 6, six British soldiers died tragically when their armored More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Kristol calls killing of US soldiers by uniformed Afghans ‘little incidents’

Gage Skidmore via wikimedia commons The recent deaths of US servicemen at the hands of uniformed Afghanis, our supposed allies, over the destruction of Korans was a topic on the panel on the Mar 4 episode of Fox More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
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Small government goalie, Tim Thomas, declines White House invite

While the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins visited the White House Monday to be honored by President Obama, one player was visibly absent from the festivities- by choice. Thomas wrote on his Facebook page Monday: I More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Which Republican candidate is the most conservative? Check out results of one study

Is Rick Santorum the most conservative candidate? Not by a long shot according to study. Photo/Donkeyhotey via wikimedia commons All during this Republican primary race, we’ve heard the candidates and the media More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Heritage Foundation releases 2012 Index of Economic Freedom-US ranks #10…barely

Photo/CIA The annual analysis and ranking of nations based on economic freedom by the think-tank, the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal has been released, and for the umpteenth time, Hong Kong comes More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 6th, 2012

HPS report says infected animal skins most likely source of anthrax in outbreak among heroin users in Scotland

The  anthrax outbreak that started in Scotland among heroin users in December 2009, which killed 14 people, was likely due to the drug being contaminated with the spore-forming bacteria from infected animal hides More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 5th, 2012

U.S. soldier convicted of rape, Kevin Lee Flippin, tells a Korean court ‘I think 10 years is a little too much’

A US soldier stationed in Korea who was convicted of raping a 17-year-old last September, was sentenced to 10 years in prison on November 1. Now,  21-year-old Pvt. Kevin Lee Flippin appeared before an appeals court More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Discredited physician Andrew Wakefield sues British Medical Journal

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, the British physician whose controversial 1998 MMR (measles, mumps and rubella)-autism study was retracted from the medical journal Lancet after 12 years in 2010, is suing the British Medical More...