Dan Chmielewski

Laura Bush’s Mini-Burka; any outrage from the Right?

  Back in May, our friend Matt Cunningham wrote this in response to a link I posted of a Wall Street Journal piece and my post was titled “Scary Neocons.” Jubal, on May 31st, 2007 at 4:04 pm Said: Maybe Ahmadinejad and the mullahs will renounce the the acquisition of nukes if Nancy Pelosi goes…

Sign the Petition from NukeFree.org

Petition to Stop the Nuclear Bailout To: The 110th United States Congress We ask that all members of Congress join us in working to remove from the pending Energy Bill massively expensive loan guarantees—potentially a virtual blank check from taxpayers— for the building of many more nuclear power plants. We strongly support those parts of…

The Blame Game

I’m back from a quick business trip and wanted to chime in on the fire coverage a bit.  News gathering resources, always stretched to the limit on emergencies like this, are even thinner when the website you’re looking to lead coverage on keeps going down because of too much traffic. Note to our friends at…

The Fire Near Me

I live just south of Portola Parkway; the intersection of Culver and Portola is closed and the firefighters have beaten back a bed of flame that threatened homes at the 261 and Portola Parkway.  All about 2 miles from my driveway.  With several more hours of daylight available today and Santa Ana winds being forecast…

Rep. Pete Stark Speaks Truth to Power

In comments on the House Floor before the SCHIP override failed, California Congressman Pete Stark spoke truth to power and sent Republicans into a frenzy of mock outrage.  Here’s what Pete had to say: First of all, I’m just amazed they can’t figure out, the Republicans are worried we can’t pay for insuring an additional…