Dan Chmielewski

LA Times: Restore Majority Rule in California

The LA Times has an editorial calling for the end of the Tyranny of the Minority. Here’s a sample of the story: Indeed, the cutbacks may trigger a vicious cycle: By worsening the recession, they further reduce state revenues, which will lead to even more cutbacks as long as the Republicans continue to cling to…

Hardball to John Campbell: “Appeasing the Nutcases in Your Party”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXTaPeQ_T9E[/youtube]   It takes Chris Matthews two full minutes to get John Campbell to admit that Barack Obama is a “legitimate native-born American” while Matthews shows Campbell a copy of the birth certificate. “You are playing to the crazies,” said Matthews to Campbell.  And even then, Campbell tempers his remarks with the qualifier that Obama is…

Fact Checking John Campbell on Healthcare

Rep. John Campbell (R-Newport Beach), the congressman who won’t bring a dime home to CD-48 but voted for a $700 million bill to protect wild mustangs (must have thought it was Ford Mustangs), has a fact-challenged post on healthcare on the FlashReport where he parrots a debunked claim from batsh!t Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachman. Campbell’s…

Walter Cronkite dies

KNX Radio is reporting that legendary CBS TV anchorman Walter Cronkite has passed away.  He was 92.  Details to come.  From the New York Times: 8:11 p.m.: Walter Cronkite, an iconic CBS News journalist who defined the role of anchorman for a generation of television viewers, died Friday at the age of 92, his family…

Obama Birther Lawyer’s credentials are questioned

Dr. Orly Taitz, who’s leading the OC charge that President Obama wasn’t born in this country and lacks a US Birth certificate, is having her own credentials as a lawyer questioned. According to a post in the blog, A Candid World, Taitz attended an online lawy school and her degree and license only permits her…