Dan Chmielewski

Sign Up for a Class in Irvine? Shea Has Your Email

In spite of the City’s established Privacy Policy on protecting your email address from unauthorized use, Council Member Christina Shea trumped the City’s Privacy Policy to use a California Public Records request to go around the city’s rules.  Now she has your email address “for a newsletter.” Ten bucks says the database is going to…

Ronald Reagan on Gay Rights

With the coming debate over the proposed amendment to the California Constitution defining marriage as between one man and one woman, I give you a California Icon in the battle for equal rights for Gays and Lesbians — Ronald Wilson Reagan. Photo of Rep. David Dreier with President Reagan from the Village Voice The Gipper was…

The Army We Have…

Two sobering investigative reports in the nation’s leading newsweeklies this week.  Time Magazine reports our soldiers in Iraq have turned to anti-depressents to help their cope with this war without end. Newsweek reports soliders faced with the prospect of returning to Iraq are instead suffering from self-inflicted wounds.

Thank you readers

TheLiberalOC.com has just recorded its 5th week in a row in the top slot of the BNN Influence ratings and we’ve been number 1 for seven of the past eight weeks.  We’re grateful to our loyal readers on both sides of the aisle.  Whether you agree with us or not, thanks for engaging in thoughtful…

Panties for Dana

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is obviously obsessed with panties.  How many times did he use the word while discussinig torture this week? 30? 40? 75?  As a public service, it’s time we round up as many pairs of panties as possible and present them to the good Congressman so he might work out his panties/torture fetish…

CNN: Democrats want Dream OC Ticket-Obama/Clinton

I’m not the only one.  I remember the debate in Hollywood just before Super Tuesday where someone suggested they run together and there was this thunderous ovation.  The economy remains issue number one.  And John McCain has already said he doens’t know a lot about economics.  How about a ticket with degrees froim Harvard and…

I guess Scott McClellan was right

Former Bush press secretary has been savaged by the right wing snice the publication of his new book. One of the charges McClellan makes is that intelligence was cherry picked and oversold to the public to make the case for war. A new report from the Senate backed by Democrats and some Republicans agrees with…