Dan Chmielewski

Bush’s Final State of the Union Address

There are lies, damn lies and statistics, and the people over at http://www.ourfuture.org/ have complied a statistic record on the achievements of the Bush administration as the president prepares for his final State of the Union address. Given the broad support this president continues to get from the OC Republican establishment (both official and unofficial),…

Greg Haidl Gets Out of Jail

Greg Haidl is no longer behind bars.  This story in the OC Register details the terms of his early release from jail.  So he now needs to Register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.  Lock up your liquor cabinets and hide your daughters.  When Rep. Todd Spitzer refers to Liberals as…

From the Frozen Tundra

I’m in St. Paul at the moment where is a balmy 5 below zero with a wind chill on minus 14; It’s not weather. It’s an emergency condition and I keep wondering why FEMA hasn’t shown up to get these people out. CityVibes is the Twin Cities version of OC Weekly (no “Ask a Mexican”…

Chuck’s Running

State Rep. Chuck DeVore has thrown his hate into the ring for the 70th assembly district. He made the announcement at the CRP meeting, er SNAFU, this week. Chuck was the group’s legislator of the year on a record of Hemp reform and an withdrawn proposal to build more Nukes (what are the standards for…

Debating Jill

Jill Buck from the Flash Report ventured over here this week and there was considerable off-post discussion about nuclear power. Rather can continuing to post comments, I wanted to start a new post here. Jill is seeking common ground with us lefties, even if its only a square inch. Jill references that she’s for limited…

Run Up to Iraq War: A Searchable Database of Lies and the Lying Liars Who Told Them

Saw this in the Boston Globe’s site this morning; its’ an AP story: WASHINGTON—A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks. The study concluded that the statements…