Dan Chmielewski

John Cusack’s McCain-Bush Challenge

[youtube]NQgJl9d5KCQ[/youtube] Not long ago, I chastised State Rep. Chuck DeVore for his involvement in funding (partially?) an anti-Obama/anti-Clinton TV ad produced by smearmaster Floyd Brown. The ad, which ran in North Carolina before the primary there, used opinion pieces and cherry picked quotations for its claims, which, in comments, Chuck challenged me to dispute the facts. …

A Liberal OC Quote of the Day and a Contest

In honor of today being the first day Gay Marriage is legal in California, I leave you this inspirational quote of the day from the book, What Liberals Believe,” edited by William Martin.  It’s not a quote per se, but an exchange between conservative stalwart Bill Bennett and the Daily Show’s Jon Stewart. Bill Bennet:…

The Face of Gay Marriage

Photo Credit/LA Times Doug Irving over at the Orange County Register has an updated web story with a great photo slideshow to the right of the article. We will have additional LiberalOC coverage of the days events later this evening. Our Conservative opponents against Gay Marriage never bring actual people into the equation.  The photo…

Frank Mickadeit Finally Catches Up

Nice to see the Register’s Frank Mickadeit finally catch up to the blogs on the Dick Ackerman running for Mayor of Irvine rumor we first reported on, with no confirmation or denial from Ackerman’s staff, and which Matt Cunnnigham quashed a few days later on Red County (apparently Ackerman can only return calls to conservative…

Irvine Tattler pulls a muscle to stay on message

On Christina Shea’s unofficial campaign web site, the Irvine Tattler, publisher Stephen Smith addressed the subject of Irvine lawyer Todd Gallinger’s public comments at last week’s City Council meeting in an oh-so-nuanced fashion.  Gallinger’s letter, which we published here last week, added the word Lobbyist in reference to a memo Shea wrote in November 2005.…

Fight the Smear

Senator Barack Obama has proven he’s not to be swiftboated with a new site on his campaign web page.  Fight The Smear is already generating a lot of traffic. I heard the rumor yesterday that there is supposed to be a videotape of Michelle Obama at Trinty United Church Pulpit using the phrase “whitey.”  The Obama…