Dan Chmielewski

Rhode Island Gov. Denies Same Sex Funerals

Whatever your position on same-sex marriage, when one partner dies, the marriage is over and the loving partner of the dear departed should be granted all the grace and dignity that goes into what is normally a grief-stricken goodbye to their life’s partner.  But not in Rhode Island. As much as I’d hate to give…

Separated at Birthers: Art Pedroza and Orly Taitz

It takes a special sort of person that, when confronted with evidence, can say with a straight face, “I don’t believe it” and continue with their original presumption of a certain point of view. With that, our favorite clownshoe in the OC blogsphere, Art Pedroza, is starting to look a lot like (in words and…

GOP Minority Leader Doesn’t Know the Difference Between the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s1eoVrjshE[/youtube] Keith Olberman’s Countdown segment last night has it on video.  But here’s what Rep. John Boehner said: This is my copy — this is my copy of the Constitution. And I’m going to stand here with our founding fathers who wrote in the preamble, “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are…