Dan Chmielewski

Commie Girl in the OC: a Book Signing Set for Santa Ana

We’re already given this book a “Two Thumbs Up.” But books gain in value when they carry an autograph from the author.  So come get your CommieGirl signature on your very own copy.  Details below. The Democratic Party of Orange County is continuing its series of discussions with progressive authors. Join former OC Weekly contributor and…

Another week, another electoral college map

PLease check out this site for a state by state analysis of where the race for president and the senate is as of today. The graphic is too big and unwieldly to drop in, but the good news is Senator Barack Obama is good for 320 electoral college votes withMcCain at 204 (14 votes are…

John McCain needs a history lesson

CNN reports for the second time in two days, John McCain has referred to current events on energy usage in “Czechoslovakia.”  Previously, he made references to Vladmir Putin, the leader of Germany.  Czechosolvakia officially ceased to exist in January 1993 and as Senator, McCain has met with leaders of both the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Putin,…

Will the NFL Jaquars Relocate to LA?

The Los Angeles market has been without an NFL team since the mid-90’s (and USC doesn’t count), but now the Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that there are denials to rumors of the pending sale of the Jacksonville Jaquars with relocation to Los Angeles. I think the door has closed on a new NFL stadium…

Happy Bastille Day!

Conservatives, it seems, still hate France.  Remember the “John Kerry looks French: insult a Bush campaign official saids about the Massachusetts Senator?  A good conservative pal of mine once suggested we send the Statute of Liberty back because “it came from France.”

New Yorker Cover offends Obama Camp

The cover of the latest New Yorker Magazine depicts him in Muslim/Arabic attire and his wife as a gun toting terrorist.  The Obama camp is calling the cover bad taste.  Its really a hat tip to the morons who run Fox News who have suggested a number of times Obama is Muslim and that he…