Dan Chmielewski

Good Luck at Red County, Thomas Gordon

In reviewing the local blogs this morning, I noted that Thomas Anthony Gordon is now covering Santa Ana city issues for Red County.  It’s a smart pick up by Matt Cunningham, and while personally I think Thomas is wrong about everything politically, in my numerous phone conversations with him, Thomas is a reasonable person who…

Quid Pro Quo Tattler?

To build his credentials with the local political press, Irvine Tattler publisher Stephen Smith made a big deal of his political independence.  In introducing his website, Stephen wrote these two gems: “Stephen currently holds no city office and will not work on any candidate’s 2008 campaign. His opinions are his own.” “If enough of us…

I’m winning…

Art Pedroza, so desperate for blog hits, has a little contest over at the OrangeJuice blog.  And I’m nominated in a category and actually beating both Matt Cunningham and Chuck DeVore.  Imagine that? The contest closes Monday, so if you’re inclined, go vote for me. Who is Orange County’s most hackish partisan blogger? Liberal OC…

Modesto Priest Calls on Obama Voters to Confess

This story has hopefully drawn the attention of the IRS and the Treasury Department.  A Modesto priest has called on parishioners who voted for President-elect Barack Obama to confess to a mortal sin since Obama supports a woman’s right to choose.  So a vote for Obama is a vote for sin. The Rev. Joseph Illo…