Dan Chmielewski

Remember the Bear DNA Study McCain Brought Up at Saddleback…

  From the fourm at Saddleback on Saturday, Senator McCain gave this thoughtful response about spending: And my friend, it was not taxes that mattered in America in the last several years.  It was spending.  Spending got completely out of control.  We spent money in a way that mortgaged our kids’ futures.  My friends, we…

Another Stark Difference Between Republicans and Democrats

The Saddleback Church event certainly showed contrasting styles between Barack Obama’s thoughful and nuanced answered to questions in a conversation with Paster Rick Warren, compared to John McCain’s terse and direct responses so he could get his stump speech in.  Democrats seemed hapy with Obama’s performance as Republicans seems pleased with McCain’s. Over at Red…

A LiberalOC Milestone

Chris Prevatt’s post on Fullerton was this blog’s 3,000th post; not too shabby for a leftwing political blog in America’s most Republican County. Thanks to our readers for making our blog a voice for the progressives in OC.  Our influence continues to grow.  Local media now turn to our blog for informed liberal voices. Republicans…

No Cone of Silence for McCain

The New York Times reported that Senator John McCain was in his limo on the way to Saddleback as Senator Barack Obama was being interviewed.  A McCain spokesman said McCain did not hearthe answers and did not cheat. So Pastor Warren, in saying Senator McCain was in a cone of silence, was unaware that he…

Pro-Marriage Ad Offends the Pro-Prop 8 Crowd

[youtube]-IxLwgbbEKc[/youtube] The Pro-Prop 8 crowd isn’t happy with the ad above.  This LA Times story has details. What makes it interesting is we have a bride and a groom.  How this is a pro-gay marriage ad strikes me as a reach.  It is a pro-marriage spot aimed at letting viewers ponder the question. “what if…

Be Chuck DeVore’s Mouthpiece (with an update)

State Rep. Chuck DeVore is seeking a new press secretary.  Why? I have no idea because the man is his own best press secretary. Here’s the job description: The Press Secretary will be responsible for managing the day-to-day media outreach needs of the Assemblyman and for providing multimedia support to the Web operations. This is…