Dan Chmielewski

Hugh Nguyen seems to have a problem telling the truth

Revelation of his lack of truthiness could not have come at a more inopportune time for Mr. Nguyen. Despite being the sole Republican running for the non-partisan Clerk Recorder’s office, Hugh Nguyen failed to receive the endorsement of his own party. This week seems to have gotten off to a bad start for Hugh.

Joe Dovinh: A Democratic Fan of Van Tran

We caught up with AD-68 candidate Joe Dovinh this afternoon to get to the bottom of his late entry into the AD-68 race as a Democrat.  Mr. Dovinh took issue with a post written by Chris Prevatt and our own interview got off to a rocky and argumentative start, where he almost insisted I record…

Let’s Hear Those Voicemails

  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ydrQsFPe8[/youtube] Our friend Art Pedroza had a post on Orange Joke late last night and early this morning, which he yanked before I could actually see it.  From the snipets we were able to find, Art had a phone call with his friend Richard Zavala and claimed Zavala was planning to sue me for…

Other Famous Campbell’s Our Congressman is Not

I have been meaning to get to this post for weeks (life intrudes sometimes), but Rep. John Campbell (R-No Earmarks Ever for Orange County) put out an email last month where he felt the need to clarify who he was to his own email list. And with a Hat Tip to OC Weekly, the Congressman…

NUFF about Blogs Already…..

If you’ve been reading the OC political blogs for some time and want to put some faces and voices to the words, then please come to the March meeting of Neighbors United For Fullerton on March 22 at 6:45 PM for a panel discussion on the OC political blogsphere.  The panelists include Marty Wisckol from the…

Quang Pham Drops Out of CD-47 Race

Longshot Republican challenger Quang Pham has dropped out of the race for the CD-47 congressional seat now held by Rep. Loretta Sanchez according to the TotalBuzz blog.  Pham failed to capture the CRA endorsement, losing to Assemblyman Van Tran, and Pham’s departure spares Tran an expensive and potentially embarrassing primary fight.  Update: Hat tip to R.…