Dan Chmielewski

The Hard Right Turn in Newport Beach This Weekend

The Western CPAC conference is happening this weekend at the Radisson Inn in Newport Beach, and I sure as hell hope all those conservative candidates for office bring their birth certificates with them.  This weekend will be a celebration of a political movement convinced their only way to regain power is to oppose everything President…

Michael Moore on Obama’s Nobel Prize

I am still a bit taken aback from the right wingers who are bitching in their Rice Krispies about President Obama’s selection for the Nobel Peace Prize.  A friend sent me a link to Michael Moore’s website and he posted as good an explanation about why the President won as any I have read. Moore…

Jerry Brown Fundraiser in Santa Monica Tomorrow

HT to old friend Mike Levin for this invite. California AG and undeclared candidate for Governor, the honorable Jerry Brown is ocming to Santa Monica for a funraiser tomorrow (Wednesday, October 14, from noon to 1:30PM).  AG Brown will be at the offices of Bryan Cave LLP in Santa Monica.  The hosts are Jeff Modisett, Frank Barbaro,…

If Rush Limbaugh Buys the Rams….

According to a story in USA Today, African-American players are predicting how difficult it would be for the Rams to attract African American free agents to play for the St. Louis Dittoheads, er.. Rams, should right wing comedian Rush Limbaugh be part of a group seeking to buy the franchise.  Considering Rush has said these…