Dan Chmielewski

AP Releases Partial Carona Transcript

And here’s the PDF: HT to Scott Moxley at OC Weekly and the LA Times.  Before you clikc on the transcript, please note that there are more F-bombs in here than in a typical scene from The Sopranos. Some highlights from the transcripts as the Feds show a peak at their hand: Haidl secretly recorded…

They’ve Had a Bad Day….

Cue music to Daniel Powter’s “Had a Bad Day” but use the version from the Alvin & The Chipmunks Movie. The OC Conservative Republican Cabal has been having a bad day for a while now. Jon, Matt, Adam, Mike, Mike, Scott and Dana et al have few outright wins these days.  It seems all they can…

White House: Waterboarding is Legal

With all the election news, we’d be remiss not to bring this story to your attention. Waterboarding is torture; it is against the U.S. Army’s regulations to use this tactic when dealing with a captured enemy.  Our president has said, America doesn’t torture. Here’s commentary from Keith Olbermann last November: Daniel Levin should have a…

OK Conservatives, You Can Sit This One Out.

The LA Times’ Dana Parsons has an awesome column in today’s paper; it’s an interview with CRA Vice Chairman Karl Heft. From the column… Heft, who supports Mitt Romney, is a 37-year-old conservative Republican who grew up hearing about and then revering Ronald Reagan. He’s also made a volunteer career out of working for Republican…

241 Toll Road Vote: The “Nays” Have it 8-2

See this story in the LA Times with details. I’ve read blog posts in support of this project claiming that the needs of people should be placed ahead of those of the environment. It’s a shortsighted argument–at what point does ignoring the environment eventually hurt people? Our friend Alex Brant-Zawadzki sent us this message early…