Dan Chmielewski

The Name Game

The Register’s Sunday Opinion section actually had a little balance this week; two “Reader Rebuttals” from the center-left and a liberal viewpoint on the 5-year aniversary of the Iraq War.  Plus a George McGovern reprint of his Wall Street Journal column that Republicans hailed (ever notice that liberals are always kooks until they might take…

The War in Iraq, Five Years Later

Today is the fith anniversary of the Iraq War.  Saddam Hussein and his sons are dead. No WMDs were found. [youtube]YENbElb5-xY[/youtube] 3,979 US Soldiers Killed, 29,320 Seriously Wounded $600 billion of US taxpayers’ funds spent and President Bush has requested another $200 billion for 2008; by the tiem all costs of the war are factored in,…

Friday Night Humor: Lil Bush

For all those who saw the Sarah Silverman/Jimmy Kimmel videos about “effing” Matt Damon and “effing” Ben Affleck is this gem from the animated series “Lil Bush.” Rated R. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tG1NcpcJOkg

More Proof You Can’t Trust Republicans with Money

Seems as thought the Republican Natonal Committee manages its money as well as its California counterpart. Read all about it here. Seems a party loyalist has been lining his own pockets.  “The evidence we have today indicated we have been deceived and betrayed for a number of years by a highly respected and trusted individual,”…

Any Budget Ideas IUSD Parents?

This came into my email box today…. Dear IUSD parent: With California’s fiscal crisis prompting the Governor to propose stripping more than $4 billion from education in 2008-09, the Irvine Unified School District is exploring ways to bridge a projected budgetary gap of $12.5 million. Naturally, we’d like to hear your thoughts and ideas. A…