Dan Chmielewski

Is the Governor doing a flip-flop-flip on Gay Marriage?

While proponents of yet another anti-Gay marriage initiative work for your signature while you try to enter Target to pick up some socks, the folks over at the Flash Report are having a coniption fit over Governor Schwarzenegger’s possible flip-flop-flip on gay marriage. As a private citizen, Arnold the actor basically had no position on…

Vote for Me

I haven’t run for office since I was elected student council president at my high school in Upstate New York. I was a homeowner’s association president for eight years, but there was hardly any sort of campaigning in mind. I’m running again. I am a candidate to be a delegate representing Senator Hillary Clinton for…

Fanning the Flames in San Francisco

The Olympic flame is scheduled to make its way from San Francisco Wednesday afternoon and the city is bracing for what no one knows to really expect. Protesters will be out in force to speak out against China’s human rights abuses and its oppression in Tibet. San Francisco is home to the oldest and largest…

Register Commentary: Schroeder is Off His Game

I’m in San Francisco on business this week, so blogging time is very limited. But I do want to call attention to Steve Greenhut’s column in today’s Commentary section. Click here to read the commentary and tell Steve what you thought: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/cook-mayor-court-2012502-political-schroeder. What I particularly like in both Steve’s commentary and in Marty Wisckol’s Total…

Charleton Heston is Dead

The great actor who played Moses, Ben Hur, and Taylor the Astronaut from Planet of the Apes has died. Heston became the face and voice of the NRA in later years. I wonder if someone was able to pry that rifle from his hand…. Prayers to his family.

Obama’s on the Phone

Being a liberal in the OC means my many Republican friends like to fill my email box with fun little jokes and photos that poke fun of Democrats. I received this photo of Senator Obama on the phone from one of my most conservative pals, who moved to Silicon Valley last summer. We all had…

McCain’s Pastor Problem

For my conservative friends who still want to make a federal case about Senator Obama’s pastor, I found this video of Pastor John Hagee and excerpts of McCain announcing that he’s pleased to accept Hagee’s endorsement. Worth watching? [youtube]4qNi7tPanUA[/youtube]