Dan Chmielewski

The Daily Palin: The Buzz on Why Track Enlisted

The McCain/Palin ticket have been chest thumpiing the 9/11 deployment of her son Track to Iraq, 9/11 being a Republican National Holiday to remind Americans that only the GOP can keep America safe.  What a perfect way to show their party’s love of motherhood, God, country and the Military than by sending her oldest off…

Is Steven Choi the Odd Man Out for Irvine City Council?

What do IUSD Trustees Carolyn McInerney, Sharon Wallin and Sue Kuwabara all have in common (besides the fact that none of them have kids in Irvine schools anymore, but I regress)? They all served with Steven Choi on the School Board.  But each of them have all endorsed Margie Wakeham for City Council. With three seats open…

Edgardo Reynoso Loses Defamation Suit in Court

Back on May 30th during the primary season, the former manager of Hoa Van Tran’s failed campaign for County Supervisor Edgardo Reynoso, filed a lawsuit against former campaign workers Misha Houser and Courtney Rychel for defamation.  The Liberal OC was barranged with complaints, attacks and challenges to report updates to the case from pro-Hoa Van…

Sarah Palin’s Wasilla Church Pushes Conference to Try and Convert Gays and Lesbians to Straight Fundamentalists

I am not making this up. Sarah Palin’s Wasilla Bible Church, where the Alaska governor has been a frequent worshipper since 2002, is promoting a Focus on the Family conference to pray for the “conversion” of gays to hetereosexuality and fundamentalist Christianity.  Palin’s religious views are in line with FoF as she is hardcore pro-life, opposing exceptions for…

The Daily Palin: Media Double Standard

(quick Sarah, wrap that old fish in paper and call it “change”) The LA Times’ Tim Rutten had a terrific column yesterday about the double standard being applied by McCain’s PR people when it comes to Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. My favorite parts: McCain’s campaign manager, Rick Davis, deserved full marks for chutzpah, for example, when…