Dan Chmielewski

Fewer Admit to Being a Republican: May 2 Rasmussen Poll

Spent a little time over at this non-partisan polling site a conservate pal told me about (you’ll rue the day Doug).The Republican party is bleeding members. Wonder why? Little joy for the Dems too; our numbers are down. DTS is the new hot affiliation (Art Pedroza is ahead of the curve) Number of Republican in…

Rasmussen Polls: Americans want out of Iraq

57% Favor Immediate Troop Withdrawal or Firm DeadlineJust 29% Believe Troop Surge Worked Thursday, April 26, 2007 Fifty-seven percent (57%) of American voters now favor either an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq (37%) or a firm deadline for their withdrawal (20%). The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 35% of voters…

Its Hard to Toe the Right Wing Party Line in Iraq

Chris and I had a pretty good debate with Matt Cunningham last night about our policy in Iraq. Matt is still towing the Republican Party line that the bill to fund the troops put forth by the Democratic congress amounted to the Democrats being unwitting morale officers for Al Qaeda. He didn’t all us “defeatocrats”…

A Message from the Chairman

President Bush has hit a new low — and I’m not talking about his 28% approval ratings. Today, he ignored the majority of Americans and he defied the majority of Congress. And what’s worst, he told our brave men and women in uniform that they will be the ones to pay the price. I’ve said…

Mission Accomplished — Four Years Later

Excerpted from the Washington Post. “…In a news briefing on board Air Force One en route to Florida, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino bristled when asked about Bush’s veto of a bill that Democrats are sending him on the fourth anniversary of a speech in which he prematurely declared an end to major combat operations.…

Sex Scandal Brewing in DC

On Friday, ABC News will air a report on prostitution ring that seems to cater to the power brokers in DC. The madam has stacks of phone records and will be naming names.  While this revelation has already caused one Bush administration official to resign (like Ted Haggert, he only got massages), this story will…

The Right Wing Turns on Greenhut

The predictable “you’re with us or you’re against us” mentality of those on the right wing is rearing its head in the form of backlash against Steve Greenhut.  On Sunday, Greenhut announced his decision to leave today’s GOP borrowing a line from Ronald Reagan on “I didn’t leave the party, the party left me.” Matt…