Dan Chmielewski

McCain’s Pastor Problem

For my conservative friends who still want to make a federal case about Senator Obama’s pastor, I found this video of Pastor John Hagee and excerpts of McCain announcing that he’s pleased to accept Hagee’s endorsement. Worth watching? [youtube]4qNi7tPanUA[/youtube]

More Republican Scandals — The Video

Via an email from Steve Young, Democratic candidate for Congress in CD-48: To see details and contribute now please go to http://actblue.com/page/scandal/recipient/84034 I wanted a tool to show the District, and the Country, just how many scandals we’ve lived through. Click the link, let me know what you think. Then send it to your friends,…

Yoo’s Torture Memo: Executive Authority is Absolute

A while back, we were able to get State Rep. Chuck DeVore to admit he saw nothing wrong with the US using waterboarding as a form of interrogation even though this country prosecuted Japanese officers for waterboarding American POWs. Last night’s Keith Olbermann program examined a torture memo written by Justice Department lawyer John Yoo.…

Historians Rate W the Worst President Ever

In a survey of professional historians, President George W. Bush’s presidency was considered a massive failure with 98 percent of the historians saying it’s a failure and a full 61 percent calling W “the worst president ever.” The survey was conducted by Professor Robert McElvaine of Millsaps College for the History News Netork and is…

A Letter to IUSD School Board, Schools Chief

Got this via email: April 3, 2008 Trustees of the Irvine Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Gwen Gross Irvine Unified School District 5050 Barranca Parkway Irvine, CA 92604 Dear Trustees and Dr. Gwen Gross: As concerned parents as well as members of the Executive Board of the Irvine Council PTA, we the undersigned respectfully request…

Do As I Say, Not As I Do

There is an extraordinary Total Buzz post from Marty Wisckol that ran yesterday featuring an interview with GOP leader Mike Schroeder regarding the outcome of the failed Debbie Cook lawsuit. Marty referred to criticism of Schroeder but other Republicans and Mike seemed to lose it. see what Marty wrote after the flip: