Dan Chmielewski

The Root Cause ….

In my usual daily news reading, I came across this exceptional editorial in the Chicago Tribune. And its worth reading as there are some points that have a bearing on tonight’s GOP debate from Simi Valley. Read the story here.

Spinning in his Grave

Irvine’s own Hugh Hewitt had an interview with Newsweek’s Michael Isikoff that was captured by Instaputz.  Any negaitve aspects of the war in Iraq are spin to Hugh. I remember Hugh parting ways with OC Metro years about over a partuclarly personal attack column on Irvine’s Larry Agran; the ironic part here is Isikoff and…

Pelosi Statement on Meeting with Columbian President Alvaro Uribe

As it turns out, I have a connection in the speaker’s office and LiberalOC.com readers will be getting some unfiltered communications from the Speaker moving forward. Thursday, May 3, 2007 Pelosi Statement on Meeting Today with Colombian President Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after meeting with President Alvaro Uribe…

Fewer Admit to Being a Republican: May 2 Rasmussen Poll

Spent a little time over at this non-partisan polling site a conservate pal told me about (you’ll rue the day Doug).The Republican party is bleeding members. Wonder why? Little joy for the Dems too; our numbers are down. DTS is the new hot affiliation (Art Pedroza is ahead of the curve) Number of Republican in…

Rasmussen Polls: Americans want out of Iraq

57% Favor Immediate Troop Withdrawal or Firm DeadlineJust 29% Believe Troop Surge Worked Thursday, April 26, 2007 Fifty-seven percent (57%) of American voters now favor either an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq (37%) or a firm deadline for their withdrawal (20%). The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 35% of voters…

Its Hard to Toe the Right Wing Party Line in Iraq

Chris and I had a pretty good debate with Matt Cunningham last night about our policy in Iraq. Matt is still towing the Republican Party line that the bill to fund the troops put forth by the Democratic congress amounted to the Democrats being unwitting morale officers for Al Qaeda. He didn’t all us “defeatocrats”…

A Message from the Chairman

President Bush has hit a new low — and I’m not talking about his 28% approval ratings. Today, he ignored the majority of Americans and he defied the majority of Congress. And what’s worst, he told our brave men and women in uniform that they will be the ones to pay the price. I’ve said…