Dan Chmielewski

The Republican Party $upport$ Death

How’s that for a catchy Coulter-esqe headline? I’ve been reading the debate about the California Republican Party platform being posted over at the Flash Report and came across consultant Jill Buck’s query on what the position of the California GOP should be on the Death Penatly. Here’s what she wrote: In an email I got…

Governor Battles Conservatives for the Soul of the GOP

This story is from AP.  I post without comment. LOS ANGELES  —  California Republicans are headed for a showdown over the direction of the party that could highlight national schisms over gay rights, gun control and abortion.Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants the state GOP platform — the party’s statement of core values — boiled down to…

Terminator Snubs Fleischman

Sometimes, you can just let the Flash Report posts speak for themselves: Sometimes you write about something on the blog so that you stop having to write about it over (and over) privately.  For those who were unaware, last week Governor Schwarzenegger held a private meeting with some of my colleagues on the California Republican…

Right Wing Nutjobs Driving Through OC Today

Radio host Melanie Morgan from San Francisco, famous for calling Barack Obama a “Halfrican” because his black father is not a descendent of African slaves, is leading a caravan of war mongering right wing nutjobs from LA to San Diego this afternoon where they should hit the OC at rush hour. Morgan tried to rally…

Nuns call for Impeachment of Bush/Cheney

from the Winston-Salem, NC, Journal — A progressive group of U.S. nuns has called on Congress to impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney because of their roles in the war in Iraq.   “The National Coalition of American Nuns is impelled by conscience to call you to act promptly to impeach President George W. Bush…

Iowa Judges Strikes Down Ban on Gay Marriage

And yes, it has nothing to do with Orange County but it does back my belief that Gay marriage will eventually be the law of the land on constitutional grounds.  Notice that its Republican legislators here, the same one always chest thumping personal freedom and the rights of the individual, who want to jump in…