Dan Chmielewski

Rep. John Campbell adds “Tea Bagger” to his “Birther” credentials – with Updates

The Glenn Beck wing of the conservative right held another Tea Party in Washington DC today and Rep. John Campbell (R-Orly Taitz) is there backing up Rep. Michelle Bachman (R-Minn) as one of the leading tea-baggers on Capitol Hill. (see the yellow button/that’s campbell!). Honestly, supporting birther legislation and advocating a “do nothing” approach to healthcare…

Pam Keller throws her hat in the Ring for Re-Election

Fullerton city council member Pam Keller had two announcements today on one of our favorite social media sites; the first, that’s she’s throwing her hat into the ring to run for re-election in Fullerton and the second, more important announcement, she has a new baby cousin named Emily Suzanne. We spent some quality time with…

Make 2010 the Year of the Fox in CA AD-70

With voters in NY23 rejecting a hard right wing idealogue, perhaps voters in AD-70 can do the same next year and cast a ballot for Melissa Fox against two hard core right wingers who desire to out-conservative each other. A Right-Wing Extremist or Melissa Fox? In November of 2008, voters in our district chose Obama,…

With Updates: NY23 goes Blue; Hoffman Concedes to Owens

New York’s North Country, a moderate Republican district since the 19th century, has a new Democratic Congressional representative.  Bill Owens, endorsed this weekend by the conservative Watertown Daily Times, has been elected to Congress.  Read about it here. This election is a noted defeat for conservatives like Sarah Palin, Dick Armey, Fred Thompson and our…

NY Times: GOP “Stalinists” Invade Upstate NY for NY23 Congressional Race; Right wing leaning Watertown Times Endorses Democrat Owens

As I noted in a post Friday, I used to live in NY23, a sprawling district in Upstate NY that’s been Republican since the 19th century; but while Republican, the area is hardly conservative.  Its’ very moderate and often difficult to tell Democrats and Republicans apart.  These are good people; salt of the earth types…

Bill Hunt’s Fundraiser Features Guest Speaker Now Under FBI Investigation

Conservatives and those with anti-Latino/anti-illegal immigrant leanings love Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his aggresisve treatment of illegal immigrants.  And Sheriff Joe is coming to Orange County next Thursday for a fundraiser for candidate Bill Hunt. There’s only one small problem. Arpaio is under FBI investigation for using the power of his office…