Dan Chmielewski

New FreedomPolitics.com: Democratic Party and Liberal POV Lacking

Chris Prevatt and I received an invitation to the party for the new FreedomPolitics.com website being launched by Freedom Communications, the people who published the Orange County Register.  After reviewing the site, I have to wonder if the invitation wasn’t misdirected somehow. This isn’t to say there are times when the Register’s editorial writers don’t…

Some Friday Fun: Obamicon Me Yourself

Found this fun little application on the Internet and it helps you take a photo of yourself and transform it into an Obama-styled work of art. Click here to see how. And nothing is stopping you from Obamizing Mike Carona with the words “Guilty” and “Felon” and “Hypocrite”

Saddlebacking is the New Santorum

Columnist Dan Savage, who pens the very funny “Savage Love” column that can be read locally in the OC Weekly, is more than a sex advice columnist.  He’s a political activist and frequents Bill Mahers “Real Time” program on a regular basis. A few years ago, in response to former PA-senator Rick Santorum’s comments about…

House Passes SCHIP Bill; 11 Million Kids to Benefit

Received this from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office: Washington, D.C. — Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on this House floor early this afternoon in support of H.R. 2, the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization bill, which later passed by a strong bipartisan vote of 289 to 139. Below are the Speaker’s remarks: “My colleagues, this…

A Message from Howard Dean

Four years ago, I became chairman with a mandate for bottom-up reform — grow the Democratic Party in your neighborhood and every other community in America. We promised to compete in every state, for every level of office. And we demanded a party that would stand up for itself and fight for an agenda that…

Hello Burris, Goodbye Bush

It seems more and more likely that Roland Burris will be seated as a new senator from Illinois.  Legally, I see noreason why Burris shouldn’t be seated.  I can only hope that some strong Democrat will challenge Burris in two years when he’s up for election. And President Bush has asked the Networks for time…

Obama’s Mother-in-Law will Move into the White House

You know what they say: “Behind every successful man is a surprised mother-in-law.”  But see this story about how Marian Robinson, mom to Michelle Obama, will move in to help with the kids. As half of a two-income household with no extended family in the area, we’ve been lucky to have a woman help care…