Dan Chmielewski

Party with a Purpose

You’re Invited to a Halloween Costume Party to benefit AIDS Services Orange County.Oct. 27th 2007 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Newport Beach Winery The Friends of Dorothy Guild of ASF cordially invite you to join in the fun for a great cause. We’ll be having the party in the vineyard and wine cave of…

GOP Effort to Mess with California’s Electoral Votes Hits Snag

HT to LA Times GOP electoral initiative dealt major blows Two key consultants for an effort to change California’s winner-take-all system quit over money and disclosure woes. By Dan Morain Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 28, 2007 SACRAMENTO — A proposed California initiative campaign that could have helped Republicans hold on to the White…

Gay Marriage, Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions

Commenters on this blog certainly know their history in regards to the tradition of marriage, per my post “Fatherly advice.” I was on FactCheck.org recently and found this string that I think is helpful to the debate on gay marriage. FactCheck.org is a non-partisan site and even Dick Cheney referred to it in his debate…

America Likes Democrats Better

GALLUP NEWS SERVICE PRINCETON, NJ — Public attitudes toward the two major political parties have not changed much in recent months. That’s good news for the Democratic Party, which moved into a superior image position when compared to the Republican Party more than a year ago. Americans not only continue to view the Democratic Party…

So Much for the Liberal Media; Conservatives Rule Op-Ed Pages says MediaMatters

Washington, D.C. – Media Matters for America today released California data for its new report “Black and White and Re(a)d All Over: The Conservative Advantage in Syndicated Op-Ed Columns,” a comprehensive and unprecedented analysis of nationally syndicated columnists from nearly 1,400 newspapers, or 96 percent of English-language U.S. daily newspapers.  Because of the time, labor,…