Dan Chmielewski

Rick Warren addresses Gay Marriage

I received this email from Saddleback Church and it contains a direct video message from Rick Warren. Here’s the link:   Pastor Warren starts by saying the media never gets the story completely right. I wouldn’t say that’s true at all. The media reports that facts that they have at the time. If the story is…

Rick Warren was rear-ended this week

At services at Saddleback Church in Irvine this morning, we watched a video of Rick Warren’s sermon from last night as part of the Christmas at Saddleback celebration. Pastor Warren made light of the recent controversy over his participation in the upcoming inuaguration by recounting a day where he didn’t get much sleep, had the…

Minnesota Senate Race is closerthanthis

As Minnesota election officials continue sorting through challenges to votes for Al Franken and Senator Norm Coleman, the result at the close of the day was Coleman is up by only 2 votes.  And the way its been going, Franken should take the lead tomorrow. Here’s the story from the Star Tribune.

Irvine Republicans Throw Probolsky Under the Bus

In a letter to the Irvine World News/OC Post today, defeated council candidate Patrick Rodgers said that Irvine Council member Steve Choi was “kind” in his comments about departed Commissioner Adam Probolsky. Rodgers wrote: “a substantial number of Irvine Republicans..saw (Probolsky) as one who did not represent the philosophy of the council member who appointed…

Barack Obama is Time’s Person of the Year

To to surprise of no one, Time Magazine has named Barack Obama its “Person of the Year.” Here’s a link to the story.  From Time’s managing editor on the seelction of Obama: “David Von Drehle’s masterly story on our Person of the Year not only sketches out what’s on Obama’s mind but also reveals new…