Dan Chmielewski

New UCLA Study: Gay Marrieds feel Stronger Bond

Some food for thought in regards to the Gay Marriage debate from a new UCLA study of gay married couples in Massachusetts — they’re happier people with stronger relationships with their parents and sliblings, and more likely to be out at work and in their professional lives. From the story on Boston.com: “A significant majority…

They’ll Have to Change the Name

Liberty University, the college founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, has banned the College Democrats from campus. I’m having flashbacks to all those liberal college protests at Berkeley where right wingers like Shawn Steel and Jon Fleischman rail against the “intolerance of the left.”  Wonder what either of them would say about this.  From…

Why Do Newt and Cheney Get the Attention They Do?

One of my old neighbors recentoly sent me a email she got from being part of a conservative email list.  It was about “Queen” Nancy Pelosi and how she insists on flying in a military jet to and from her San Francisco district every week.  It was accompanied by a photo with Newt Gingrich (with…

Memorial Day Cermony in Irvine

A message from Beth Krom, Irvine City Council member and a candidate for Congress in CD-48 Memorial Day is our opportunity to honor the sacrifice of our fallen soldiers and to reflect on what it means to live in a country that promises “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” to all its citizens. There…

Senator Barbara Boxer and California Democratic Party to Honor the Brosnans

Senator Barbara Boxer and the California Democratic Party present The First Annual Environmental Leadership Awards Honoring Keely & Pierce Brosnan — Environmentalists Diane Meyer Simon — Founder, Global Green Matt Petersen — Executive Director, Global Green Bonnie Raitt — Environmentalist Joel Reynolds — Senior Attorney & Director of Southern California Programs Natural Resources Defense Council Featuring a…