Dan Chmielewski

Ted Kennedy in the Hospital

CNN is reporting that U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy has been hospitalized in Boston for what appears to be a stroke. This story has more details. CMM reported that the senator contacted a family member by telephone abut 10:30 EDT to say he would not be able to attend a lunch in Hyannisport. As a former…

Activist Judges?

The right wingers heads are about to explode on this issue.  Go on over to the Flash Report and read this statement from Rep. Mike Villines who obviously doesn’t know the partisan make up of the State Supreme Court  (that would be 6 Republicans to 1 Democrat) and this from a party leader! Please ignore Jon…

M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I: how GOP spells DEFEAT

HT to Politico.com The Democrats are now 4-for-4 in taking special elections in “safe” Republican strongholds.  Tonight, Northern Mississippi has gone BLUE. from Politico:  Childers wins Miss. special election Democrats picked up a northern Mississippi House seat in one of the most conservative-minded districts in the country Tuesday night — an upset  that will reverberate…

McCain Lobbyists Resign Over Ties to Myanmar Military Junta

Marty Wisckol had an item in today’s paper about an 8-person meeting with Floyd Brown last week in Irvine; Brown is responsible for the negative ads about Willie Horton that painted 1988 Democratic candidate Michael Dukakis as soft on crime when statistics told quite the opposite story.  And my state assemblyman Chuck DeVore was there to defend…