Dan Chmielewski

Are Republican Operatives Trying to Hijack a Healthcare Reform Town Hall in the 909?

Update: Some research revealed that the group that sent out this email without the Congressman’s knowledge is campaignsecrets.com. From their web site: “CampaignSecrets.com was founded in 2001 by a team of seasoned campaign professionals dedicated to providing professional campaign solutions to local Republican campaigns. By combining cutting-edge technology with proven campaign strategies, CampaignSecrets.com’s toolset provides…

Krugman: Big Government May Have Averted Great Depression II

Nobel prize winning economist, Princeton University professor and NY Times columnist Paul Krugman has a column in the New York Times that says while things are still pretty tough out there for the economy, the Obama aministration’s big government policies may have averted the nation (and the world) from falling into a financial abyss akin…

A Global Warming “Oops” Moment or a National Security Risk?

While the Register’s Orange Punch bloggers are always pretty quick to highlight any information that declares Global Warming to be a hoax or something based on flawed science, it’s always good to get information from other resources.  In this case, the Department of Defense courtesy of a page one story in yesterday’s New York Times.…

Tweeting for Jesus

After spending a couple of hours pouring through my emails, I found this nugget from Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church.  Readers here know I usually attend the Irvine service, and I keep waiting for Pastor Rick to say something truly outrageous in his sermons — and that hasn’t happened yet; Pastor Warren usually gets…

Bush(ala) League

I think it was last week that John Seiler penned a defense of Art Pedroza and Tony Bushala on the OJ blog because an unnamed blogger at Red County posted a diary that questioned what both Art and Tony actually did for a living.  John felt its OK to attack one for their politics but…