Dan Chmielewski

Register: Pardon Libby

Today’s OC Register cals for the pardon of Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff saying there was no underlying crime. The crime was the blown cover of a covert CIA operative who’s undercover status is well documented and well established.  Libby knew there was an investigation and obstructed the progress of the investigation.  If Clinton…

Good for the Goose but Not the Gander?

Last week, Matt Cunningham made a comment in one of our posts here on Nancy Pelosi’s burqua-wearing trip to Syria. Over at the Flash Report, Jon Fleischman made a derogatory comment about the Speaker when she made the trip, surmising that the nation’s foreign policy is dictated by the president. Unless there’s a Democrat in…

Al Franken Coming to the OC

HT to Total Buzz …   Cordially invites you To a Special Evening Reception With Special Guest Al Franken Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate – Minnesota Monday, June 11, 2007 Balboa Bay Club 1221 West Coast Highway Newport Beach, CA 92663 5:00PM – 7:00PM – General Reception** 7:00PM – 8:30PM – Private Dinner To RSVP…

Framing: Pro-Criminals

Fresh of Todd Spitzer’s rant against Steven Greenhut in Sunday’s Register is this post from Jon Fleischman at the Flash Report. It seems the conservatives have latched on to this notion that liberals in positions of government are “pro-criminal.”  Repeat a lie often enough and people tend to believe it (like “Only Republicans can protect…

Is this Parody or Hate Speech?

A time honored tradition at Fox News is to pose absurd statements that rag on the left but they do it in the form of a question. “Would a Democratic win in 2008 be a win for Terrorists?”  Stuff like that. In that time honored Fox News tradition, I’m posting this clip from You Tube. …

State Rep. Spitzer Still Thinks Liberals are “Pro-Criminal”

Fresh of his smaller office tantrum, State Rep Todd Spitzer calls out Register editorial writer Steve Greenhut for his definition of “pro-criminal” and provides a laundry list of bills turned down by the Democratic majority as evidence of being “pro-criminal.” As Mr. Greenhut correctly notes, Democrats are not pro-criminal.  Reasons for the bills Spitzer lists…