Dan Chmielewski

Taxation without Representation in CD-48

I recieved this in an email from Irvine Councilwoman and candidate for Congress Beth Krom. Dear Dan, Today, hundreds of thousands of hard-working people in the 48th Congressional District are filing their tax returns, sending hundreds of millions of dollars to fill the federal coffers in Washington. While everyone hates paying taxes, the fact is…

Two Titles to this Post: 1) Bill O’Reilly’s Head Just Exploded or 2) Al Franken wins the US Senate Seat in Minnesota

A three judge panel in Minnesota today declared,”…”Franken received the highest number of lawfully cast ballots in the Nov. 4, 2008 general election.” They also ruled that Franken is entitled to receive the certificate of election.  That means the former SNL star and AirAmerica host is the newest United States Senator from Minnesota. But wait,…

A TV Spot against Gay Marriage: Their Freedoms are at Risk. Huh?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AzLrn5JVIo[/youtube] I always think its important to know what the other side puts out as talking points; it makes you a better debater. But I’m at a loss over this TV spot by an anti-Gay marriage crowd.  Please, can someone explain to mew how giving everyone the right to marry the person they love is…

Troops React to President in Iraq

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxN09ReTI0M[/youtube]   Not too long ago, both Red County and Cheat Seeking Missiles ran YouTube footage comparing the appearance of President Obama and President Bush before the military, as though the thunderous applause W got from the Troops compared to the crickets President Obama got in a more somber appearance had something to do with…

Rick Warren says he’s not Anti-Gay Marriage. Really?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYIWSyMrhRA[/youtube] Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren was a guest on the Larry King Show on CNN last night and said he’s not the anti-gay marriage advocate so many people claim he is.  See the You Tube video of last night’s show above. Here’s a transcript of his comments: Warren: “You know Larry, there was a…