Dan Chmielewski

Shea Wants to Cut I-CHIP Program; But Wastes Taxpayer Money on Feasibility Studies That Go Nowhere

One of the better political features in the OC Register is Teri Sforza’s Watchdog column that tracks government waste.  Each week, the Watchdog team asks an elected official to comment on something they believe is an example of government waste and this week, it was Christina Shea’s turn to answer the question.  The Watchdog disclaimer:…

Rush Limbaugh: Obama is Arab, Not African-Amrican

Our friends at Media Matters had this post  that just has to confirm Rush Limabugh is dipping into an alternate reality.  On his program, Rush claimed Barack Obama isn’t African-American, he’s an Arab-American. From the piece: On the September 22 broadcast of his syndicated radio show, Rush Limbaugh baselessly claimed that Sen. Barack Obama is…

The Truth about Sarah Palin

Since Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is coming to OC soon, Matt Taibbi’s profile of her in the current edition of Rolling Stone magazine couldn’t come at a better time.  The link takes you to a sidebar exposing fact vs. fiction in Palin’s words and deeds. Taibbi takes no prisoners.  He pretty much savaged Hillary Clinton’s…

Palin’s Weakness Exposed

The Palin bounce is now history and her positives and negatives are about even since her selection.  The McCain campaign continues to keep her media opportunties limited.  Her public speeches reveal enough gaffes and empty suit platitudes that shows she has trouble reading a script.  Now, there’s word the McCain team wants a new set…