Dan Chmielewski

McCain’s Guantanamo Problem

The New York Times had an interesting story yesterday that question’s Senator John McCain’s eligibility to even be a candidate for president. McCain was not born in this country. He was born on a military base in the Panama Canal zone to an American military father and mother. And there’s considerable legal grounding that military…

Has the Register Lost its Sense of Humor?

I get four newspapers in my driveway every morning; The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the LA Times and the Register. I read every one of them with that morning cup of joe. The Register has a number of columnists, but they just cut loose my favorite one; Mayrav Saar. Mayrav had a…

National Republican Congressional Committee in Trouble

The New Republic is reporting on a Politico.com post that the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has an accounting scandal on their hands. The accounting scandal now haunting the National Republican Congressional Committee was preceded by a series of decisions over the past decade to relax internal financial controls at the committee, according to numerous…

Be a Summer Intern for Senator Larry Craig

HT: Wonkette and my friend Paula B who emailed it to me before I saw it there. I kid you not. See the news release about the opportunity here. http://craig.senate.gov/internships.cfm Might want to add “must have a wide stance” under qualifications.  Notice his patriotric Flag lapel pin in his booking photo.

Polls in Ohio and Texas

With a week to go, Senator Hillary Clinton holds leads of 5 to 9 points over Senator Barack Obama in Ohio; she holds a small lead in Texas at 50-48 percent making the race in the Lone Star State a statisical dead heat. Despite Senator Obama’s impressive string of victories, he has only a small…