Dan Chmielewski

ChuckBucks – Latest Gimmick for DeVore Fundraising

I jaunted over to Senate candidate Chuck DeVore’s website to chart his progress on his July fundraising ($8K short of the goal with les than 48 hours to go…consider this a plug Chuck) and tweets about Chuck’s new fundraising idea are getting some play. Call it ChuckBucks.  Wonder what the people at Chuck Levin’s Washington…

Paul Krugman: Blue Dogs and Healthcare Reform

Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman offered this exceptional column in the New York Times yesterday, calling out “Blue Dog” Democrats on their opposition to healthcare reform. Krugman writes: Reform, if it happens, will rest on four main pillars: regulation, mandates, subsidies and competition. By regulation I mean the nationwide imposition of rules that would prevent…

House Deals Birther Movement as Blow

The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a resolution declaring Hawaii as the official birthplace of President Barack Obama.  This move is not without precedent; the US Senate had a similar measure a few years ago to make sure John McCain was deemed an American citizen despite being born in Panama. But it puts the…

Convicted Felon Mike Carona Free Pending Appeal

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has rule that disgraced convicted felon ex-sheriff Mike Carona will be allowed to stay free pending appeal of his case. The Register has the story here. From the story:  “A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Monday that Carona’s defense team…