Dan Chmielewski

Randi Rhodes is Back on the Air

And back on KTLK AM 1150.  I like Randi’s work, but I was hoping that KTLK would bring Ed Schultz back on the air.  But besides Stephanie Miller, Rachel Maddow puts on the best fact based radio program anywhere.

How to Stay in Touch with Voters

Does Dana do this?  Last Sunday, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez went Precinct Walking with volunteers Mitch Starr and Gareth Vaz in Anaheim;they spoke with dozens of voters to hear what was on their minds and to register new voters as well. Photo H/T, Fox News.com Congresswoman Sanchez comes back to the district every weekend, so if you…

Obama’s Website is Hacked

A Hacker redirects web surfers from Senator Obama’s website to Hillary Clinton’s website. Joe Lieberman accused hackers of bringing his website down in the 2006 primary against Ned Lamont, but the truth was Joe picked a bad hosting option that left him very vulnerable. Not sure what the issues were in the Obama/Clinton hacking redirection,…

Recent Register Editorial Page Headlines

Most people think the reporters or columnists for newspapers write the headlines associated with the news stories or columns that carry a reporter or columnist’s byline.  That isn’t true at larger papers, as copy editors will write a headline that fits the space and captures the essence of the story or the column. Some recent…

City Council vs Student Council

This election cycle, I am hoping the voters of Irvine thrun the 3-2 council majority to a 4-1 advantage.  The council minority of Christina Shea and Dr. Stephen Choi are far more interested in theatrcs than good government. The Great Park board, which consists of all five Irvine City Council members, recently voted 4-2 with…

Elitism: It Doesn’t Apply to Barack Obama

Yesterday’s OC Register editorial cartoon lampooned Hillary Clinton explaining to Barack Obama how to drink in a bar in PA; a shot, chase it with a beer and don’t hold up the pinky because that is elitist.  Couple that with a number of the right wing talking heads raising the issue that Obama is elistist…