Dan Chmielewski

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,…

More Guys Who Don’t Get Military Ethos

HT San Diego Union Tribune.  State Rep. Chuck DeVore recently suggested I don’t understand military ethos since I’ve never served.  But the story below is about men who have.  I have bolded some stuff for emphasis. Generals opposing Iraq war break with military tradition By Mark Sauer September 23, 2007  Retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton:…

Governor Punks The Flash Report

This post in yesterday’s Flash Report is funny for two reasons, what the Governor actually said and poster Adam Probolsky’s reaction to it. In introducing (State GOP chairman Ron) Nehring, the Governor half joking said: Ron has agreed to bring the Republican Party more toward the center.  Schwarzenegger quickly followed with:  You better be careful, Fleischman…

Some Fatherly Advice

Since I’m the oldest guy posting here and (I think) the only dad, I wanted to alert our readers to an outstanding post over at Orange Juice by Claudio.  San  Diego’s Republican Mayor Jerry Sanders has a daughter that he loves unconditionally.  His daughter is a lesbian and through what must be countless hours of…

Congrats to Orange Juice; Best of OC Local Blog

HT to OC Weekly.  Congrats to Art and the team at Orange Juice. Best Local Blog Orange Juice orangejuiceblog.com OC Blog is the undisputed king of the county blogosphere, but no county blog beats Orange Juice for unpredictability and sheer entertainment. Reading Orange Juice is like hearing students argue about abortion in a Religion 100…

The 14 Points of Facism: remind you of anyone?

We really enjoy our debates with our friends on the right because it always seems to turn into some sort of history lesson whether its Chuck DeVore commenting on the decline of Greek city-states, or Matt Cunningham covering some nuance of the war in VietNam, or even being schooled on what happened in WWII by…