Dan Chmielewski

Restoring Habeas Corpus

Caught this post from MyDD.com; the OC connection is Rep. Loretta Sanchez. Please call her office and urge her to vote to restore Habeas Corpus. Call locally at(714) 621-0102 or email her via this web form. And tell her The Liberal OC.com sent you. Habeas Restoration: Move Quick by Matt Stoller, Tue May 08, 2007…

Two Polls of Note; Both Bad for Republicans

The first poll, from CNN, shows the overwhelming majority of Americans disapprove of the president’s veto of the Iraq Funding measure. A majority of the U.S. public disapproves of President Bush’s decision to veto a war spending bill that called for U.S. troops to leave Iraq in 2008, according to a CNN poll released Tuesday. The…

Pelosi Calls for Energy Independence

Pelosi: ‘Energy Independence is Essential to Reducing the Price at the Pump’  Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic Leaders held a press stake out this afternoon regarding the increase in gas prices.  Below is her opening statement: This weekend, the nationwide average of $3.07 per gallon set a record – exceeding last…

Rush Limbaugh’s “Barack the Magic Negro”

HT to Calitics for this, but viewers at CBS 13 seem to think the “Barack the Magic Negro” parody song running on Rush Limbaugh’s talk radio show is a bit over the top. Here’s a YouTube video NOT produced by Limbaugh’s EIB Network (again, not produced by EIB), but listen to the song and judge…

Doolittle Too Late?

Interesting piece from the Sacramento News & Review on Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman’s dear friend Congressman Doolitte.  Jon’s Flash Report column encouraged us to pay no heed ot the man behind the curtain, but SNR must not read the Flash Report.

What’s the Matter IN Kansas? The State of the Guard

this just came in from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office: IRAQ & NATIONAL GUARD READINESS: ARE STATES READY TO RESPOND TO EMERGENICES? The war in Iraq has had a serious impact on the National Guard and its ability to protect and assist Americans in times of disaster here at home. On Friday May 4th, a massive…