Dan Chmielewski

What would Rick Warren say?

The Bible is supposed ot be the definitive word of God, but it’s not good enough for the people that brought you Conservipedia who have launched an effort to edit the Bible to purge it of Liberal Bias. Here’s the detail on the project itself. From the BeliefNet post: As of 2009, there is no…

Michael Steele wants to know….

The same geniuses who sent me the signed photo of John McCain and Sarah Palin last fall are at it again; I received a 2009 Obama Agenda Survey in the mail from the Republican National Committee.  The survey questions are like the survey questions on the Orange Juice Blog — there are no choices that…

The High Cost of Being a Gay Couple

In the ongoing debate over Gay Marriage, the argument is usually based in battle between “morality” and “equality.” Let’s add some economics to the equation. The NY Times has a story in today’s edition that examines the high  cost gay couples face compared with straight couples based on day to day living  From the story:…

United We Stand?

The New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman offers this fascinating column asking what happened to civilty when it comes to respect for the office of the President. Our leaders, even the president, can no longer utter the word “we” with a straight face. There is no more “we” in American politics at a time when…

Major Miltary Publication calls for the end of “Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell”; Offers No Major Evidence Why Gays and Lesbians Shouldn’t Serve in Armed Forces

I have been accused on this blog — by a certain conservative Assemblyman now running for the US Senate — that I don’t understand military ethos because I’ve never served.  This despite the fact I grew up in a city with a major Air Force base and had many “base brats” as friends, but I…