Video: Hrbek talks Bachmann, Palin, town politics on McDermott Report

Former Front Royal, Va. Vice Mayor Bret Hrbek appeared on McDermott Report Tuesday, discussing Michelle Bachmann’s recent surge in the Republican presidential field and his thoughts on her chances.

Hrbek discussed a variety of other topics in a wide ranging discussion. McDermott Report is streamed live nightly at 8 p.m. Eastern, 5 p.m. Pacific on Ustream and blogtalkradio.


– Michelle Bachmann surging in the polls
– Is the media picking on women candidates like Bachmann and Sarah Palin or is the criticism fair?
– Controversy in Egypt over a cartoon depicting Mickey Mouse in a beard and Minnie in a veil. Not going over well.
– Should the feds leave Google alone?
– Is Larry Sabato right? If the economy is good Obama wins and if it isn’t he doesn’t?
– Prince Charles has a staff of 159?
– Bret is NOT a fan of the monarchy.
– Some Canadians want Prince Harry to be King of Canada!
– Felix Krusch of says you shouldn’t originate your content on social networks because sites like Myspace and facebook come and go but your site is your home base.
– Looks like Myspace is going down in flames.
– A top Russian scientist says we’ll encounter extraterrestrial civilizations within 20 years. Dan wonders if the little green guys still use Myspace?
– Hot trend: overnight stays at zoos
– The Anthony Weiner story rears its head. Bret says not to Google the picture. Dan remembers Bill O’Reilly’s reaction. “It’s him! Come on! The picture is him!!”
– Bret and Dan disagree on whether Bill Clinton should have been impeached.
– 300 new species discovered in the Philippines.
– Hrbek offers his opinion on Front Royal’s current leadership.

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Published in: on June 28, 2011 at 10:14 pm  Leave a Comment  

What are YOUR thoughts on 9-11 and the death of Osama bin Laden?

By Dan McDermott

Warren County Report and The Sherando Times are interested in your thoughts as we reflect on an awful Sept. day almost a decade ago and the news of the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by U.S. forces in Pakistan.

Where were you when you heard about the 9-11 attacks? And what went through your mind as you learned last night or this morning that the man responsible had finally met his fate?

Please leave your comments below.  All will be considered for publication.  Your real name and town are encouraged.

Please keep it clean.

Note: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and members of the President’s National Security team will hold a press briefing scheduled for 1:45 p.m. today. It will be streamed live at

Published in: on May 2, 2011 at 12:24 pm  Comments (2)  
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