Dan Chmielewski

A Note from Dr. Dean

The Democratic Party has never been healthier. Just look at the vigorous presidential primary we’ve got on our hands. Right now, every one of the Democratic campaigns is working around the clock to become our nominee, and any of them would be a great choice. But when the dust settles and people like you pick…

Getting What You Asked For

Is anyone else enjoying the collective whine about the Governor from our friends on the right? In 2003, Republicans staged a coup and successfully convinced California voters to recall Gray Davis.  On the number of choices available to Republicans were Arnold Schwarzenegger and State Senator Tom McClintock.  Democrats, largely opposed to the recall effort, were…

The Late Great Molly Ivins

I have just polished off Molly Ivins last work, “The Bill of Wrongs” written with longtime collaboration partner Lou DeBose.  The work is stunning; case studies on how the Bush Administration officials have subverted the civil rights of ordinary Americans and rendered a Canadian citizen to be tortured.  I dare OC conservatives to read it…

My Favorite OC Register Letter to the Editor

Posted on Xmas eve.  And to answer Al’s question, Yes, it would be too much to ask to lay off the President.  The words “decent” and “Christian” are not ones I would use to describe the president.  Lay off Bush Would it be too much to ask of the inveterate, pathological Bush haters to lay…