Dan Chmielewski

Pam Keller throws her hat in the Ring for Re-Election

Fullerton city council member Pam Keller had two announcements today on one of our favorite social media sites; the first, that’s she’s throwing her hat into the ring to run for re-election in Fullerton and the second, more important announcement, she has a new baby cousin named Emily Suzanne. We spent some quality time with…

Make 2010 the Year of the Fox in CA AD-70

With voters in NY23 rejecting a hard right wing idealogue, perhaps voters in AD-70 can do the same next year and cast a ballot for Melissa Fox against two hard core right wingers who desire to out-conservative each other. A Right-Wing Extremist or Melissa Fox? In November of 2008, voters in our district chose Obama,…

With Updates: NY23 goes Blue; Hoffman Concedes to Owens

New York’s North Country, a moderate Republican district since the 19th century, has a new Democratic Congressional representative.  Bill Owens, endorsed this weekend by the conservative Watertown Daily Times, has been elected to Congress.  Read about it here. This election is a noted defeat for conservatives like Sarah Palin, Dick Armey, Fred Thompson and our…

NY Times: GOP “Stalinists” Invade Upstate NY for NY23 Congressional Race; Right wing leaning Watertown Times Endorses Democrat Owens

As I noted in a post Friday, I used to live in NY23, a sprawling district in Upstate NY that’s been Republican since the 19th century; but while Republican, the area is hardly conservative.  Its’ very moderate and often difficult to tell Democrats and Republicans apart.  These are good people; salt of the earth types…

Bill Hunt’s Fundraiser Features Guest Speaker Now Under FBI Investigation

Conservatives and those with anti-Latino/anti-illegal immigrant leanings love Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his aggresisve treatment of illegal immigrants.  And Sheriff Joe is coming to Orange County next Thursday for a fundraiser for candidate Bill Hunt. There’s only one small problem. Arpaio is under FBI investigation for using the power of his office…

The Special Election in NY CD-23

Does it snow in Mexico? If you live in Mexico, NY, in the heart of New York’s CD-23, yes it does.  A lot.  Lake effect snow. That cold, wet, heavy heart attack snow than can drop three feet in 24 hours. So why are we writing about Upstate NY and the special election in CD23…