Dan Chmielewski

Support Ed Chau for Congress

Dear Dan, Ed Chau is the Democratic nominee for the 42nd Congressional district running against incumbent Gary Miller. Ethics are certainly not Miller’s strong suit! Miller is currently under investigation by the federal government for tax evasion and misuse of staff resources. In case you missed it, the Orange County Register ran another story yesterday…

New Yorker Cover Redux: Updated with New Covers

While I’m still waiting for my copy of the New Yorker to show up in my mailbox, I have to wonder if the railing about it means some liberals have totally lost their sense of humor.  Radio talker Randi Rhodes was simply outraged yesterday.  She’s totally over-reacting. I thought it was a funny cover and…

Commie Girl in the OC: a Book Signing Set for Santa Ana

We’re already given this book a “Two Thumbs Up.” But books gain in value when they carry an autograph from the author.  So come get your CommieGirl signature on your very own copy.  Details below. The Democratic Party of Orange County is continuing its series of discussions with progressive authors. Join former OC Weekly contributor and…

Another week, another electoral college map

PLease check out this site for a state by state analysis of where the race for president and the senate is as of today. The graphic is too big and unwieldly to drop in, but the good news is Senator Barack Obama is good for 320 electoral college votes withMcCain at 204 (14 votes are…

John McCain needs a history lesson

CNN reports for the second time in two days, John McCain has referred to current events on energy usage in “Czechoslovakia.”  Previously, he made references to Vladmir Putin, the leader of Germany.  Czechosolvakia officially ceased to exist in January 1993 and as Senator, McCain has met with leaders of both the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Putin,…

Will the NFL Jaquars Relocate to LA?

The Los Angeles market has been without an NFL team since the mid-90’s (and USC doesn’t count), but now the Philadelphia Daily News is reporting that there are denials to rumors of the pending sale of the Jacksonville Jaquars with relocation to Los Angeles. I think the door has closed on a new NFL stadium…

Happy Bastille Day!

Conservatives, it seems, still hate France.  Remember the “John Kerry looks French: insult a Bush campaign official saids about the Massachusetts Senator?  A good conservative pal of mine once suggested we send the Statute of Liberty back because “it came from France.”