Dan Chmielewski

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…

Born Liberal or Born Conservative?

A new study publihed recently suggests that people are either born liberal or born conservative (sort of like you’re born gay or born straight) — your political viewpoints are hardwired in your DNA and the notion we can change hearts and minds based on ideas is not the case. Here’s the story in the UK…

Can a Catholic Support Obama? New Book says Yes

from the description on Amazon.com: “Douglas Kmiec’s Can a Catholic Support Him? may very well become the most important comprehensive document written to date on American Catholics, abortion, and candidates for public office.” –Martin Sheen On April 18, 2008, Douglas W. Kmiec was denied Communion at a Catholic Mass in Westlake, California. Ironically, Kmiec had…