Dan Chmielewski

Why The Democrats Won Congress

This is a response post to Jon Fleischman’s Flash Report Commentary yesterday.  I would have posted sooner, but I’m in frigid Minneapolis on business.  Please read the post for yourself.  Jon’s commentary, much like that of those commentators from Fox News and the Hugh Hewitt program, basically believe that its not that the Democrats won,…

Is Chuck DeVore Laying the Groundwork for a 2010 Run for Governor?

I confess that I am enjoying the teeth gnashing and hang wringing my conservative friends are doing in light of the Governor’s recent tilt to the left and his support of healthcare of all children in California – legal and illegal. The quandary the Republicans face is they hate paying for services for undocumented workers…

You Call That a Speech?

The president looks like a tired and beaten man who is out of ideas. His speech to the nation tonight was a fourth grader caught in a lie who had to unwillingly apologize to the class.  He looked like he couldn’t wait to get through it.  Even his big cheerleaders at Fox News had all…

What the Troops Think

This link will take you to a surveuy of military personnel that provides a pretty accurate take on how the troops feel about the War in Iraq.   Her’es a spoiler for you; it’s not good. 5o percent believe the US will ultimately be successful or somewhat successful.  42 percent believe the war is going…

Sometimes you feel like a Chump, Sometimes you don’t…

Jon Fleischman admits what some of us have thought for a long time: “I feel like a chump,” — Jon Fleischman, Flash Report, 1/9/2007. We’re told time and again that America has the greatest healthcare system in the world, but even those with insurance are a catastrophic accident or illness away from bankruptcy. Counting on…