Dan Chmielewski

Political Action Figures

I saw this ditty on Wonkette about a new Michelle Bachman action figure being created by a company called Herobuilders (wondering, of course, when the John Campbell inaction figure would be created).  This picture below, courtesy of Talking Points Memo.  But I had to wonder, what other action figures did they have.  Check it out. …

CarlyFornia Dreamin? Ask Chuck.

Carly Fiorina, counting on all the votes of those HP employees she laid off during her run at HP, has launched a new website for her possible US Senate run.  Here’s the link. As Republicans gather this weekend in Indian Wells, we wonder how many will ask Chuck DeVore about this or wonder what Chuck…

The Cost of Fighting Global Warming Less Than You Think

Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist, Princeton professor and NY Times columnist gets to the bottom of of the Right Wing’s claim that we can’t afford to fight Global Warming. From Krugman’s piece in the NY Times: Some of them still claim that there’s no such thing as global warming, or at least that the…