Dan Chmielewski

House Deals Birther Movement as Blow

The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a resolution declaring Hawaii as the official birthplace of President Barack Obama.  This move is not without precedent; the US Senate had a similar measure a few years ago to make sure John McCain was deemed an American citizen despite being born in Panama. But it puts the…

Convicted Felon Mike Carona Free Pending Appeal

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has rule that disgraced convicted felon ex-sheriff Mike Carona will be allowed to stay free pending appeal of his case. The Register has the story here. From the story:  “A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled Monday that Carona’s defense team…

"Jack-Booted State Employee Unions…."

Conservative Republican pollster Adam Probolsky has a column in today’s Flash Report that scores a 9.9 of a 10.0 on the old “Wheel of Morality” that was once a feature on the Warner Bros cartoon “Animanics.” Adam spun the wheel and it stopped on “bankrupt” so yes, he’s morally bankrupt here. When arguing politics, the…

Found at ComicCon

H.P. Lovecraft was a visionary fantasy/horror author and I picked up a T-shirt yesterday at ComicCon that contained a quote from a 1936 letter he wrote.  It deals with Republicans… It’s a 1936 letter; do you think it applies to 2009? “As for the Republicans—how can one regard seriously a frightened, greedy, nostalgic huddle of…

Carona NOT going to Jail Today

Disgraced convicted felon Mike Carona is not going to the federal pen today; he remains free pending the appeal of his case.  The Register has the details here. Carona’s fnal destination hasn’t been announced, but I’ve love to hear details about the facility once it is.  I’m sure he’ll have a clean, comfortable room, great…