Dan Chmielewski

Moderate Republicans Tell Bush the Truth on Iraq

Matt Cunningham chided us for not having as much OC-based news on this site (my count was 7 of the last 10 stories had strong OC hooks).  This one doesn’t, but you didn’t see this story on OCBlog, FlashReport, or PowderBlue. Moderate Republicans had a “dutch uncle” talk with the president and White House staff on…

Spitzer’s “Pro-Criminal Liberals” Accusations and the High Cost of the Death Penalty

Over on Orange Punch, Steven Greenhut takes State Rep. Todd Spitzer (R-Orange) to the woodshed for his insistance that liberals are pro-criminal.  Here’s the link to the post. Spitzer has this to say over at OCBlog.net: “I was deeply saddened to hear of the liberals’ intentions to halt the timely construction of a new death chamber,…

“The President Refuses to Listen to the American People…..”

As the CNN poll showed yesterday, the overwhelming majority of the American people were against the Veto on Iraq war spending. Pelosi on Iraq Veto Threat: ‘President Has Again Chosen Confrontation Over Cooperation’ Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today following news reports that the President is threatening to veto the revised…

Rudy Supports Planned Parenthood

Under the category of “what kind of Republican are you?” comes this story from Politico.com which documents multiple contributions made by Rudy Giuliani and his then second wife Donna Hanover (the one he cheated on twice while Mayor) to Planned Parenthood in the 1990s. Ed Schultz ran this parody on Tuesday titled Rotten Rudy. Listen -Chris…

Restoring Habeas Corpus

Caught this post from MyDD.com; the OC connection is Rep. Loretta Sanchez. Please call her office and urge her to vote to restore Habeas Corpus. Call locally at(714) 621-0102 or email her via this web form. And tell her The Liberal OC.com sent you. Habeas Restoration: Move Quick by Matt Stoller, Tue May 08, 2007…

Two Polls of Note; Both Bad for Republicans

The first poll, from CNN, shows the overwhelming majority of Americans disapprove of the president’s veto of the Iraq Funding measure. A majority of the U.S. public disapproves of President Bush’s decision to veto a war spending bill that called for U.S. troops to leave Iraq in 2008, according to a CNN poll released Tuesday. The…