Dan Chmielewski

Updated McGill Resolution: Carona Must Resign

HT to Allan Bartlett at Powder Blue for securing an updated copy on a OC GOP Central Committee resolution from former Cypress Mayor Mike McGill calling for Sheriff Mike Carona’s resignation.  Here’s the copy: Whereas, Orange County Sheriff Carona has had his two Assistant Sheriffs and a Captain convicted of numerous crimes, demonstrating poor leadership…

Republicans Still Get More Federal Pork

HT to the publication The Hill. While Rep. John Campbell is busy patting himself on the back for his battle against federal pork-barrel spending, it seems Republicans still lead the nation is having their pork and eating it too.   more after the flip…

Hispanics Coming Back to Democratic Party in Droves

This report from the non-partisan Pew Hispanic Center shows the real swing vote for the 2008 election. By Paul Taylor and Richard Fry, Pew Hispanic Center After spending the first part of this decade loosening their historic ties to the Democratic Party, Hispanic voters have reversed course in the past year, a new nationwide survey…

The Cal Counts Initiative; even if it gets on the Ballot and Passes, is it Constitutional?

The Flash Report cites a new Survey USA poll that shows support for changing California’s winner take all delegates for the presidential election to a delegate-by-congressional district approach that would effectively give a Republican candidate the another Ohio in the 2008 race.  A Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll taken in September that spelled out what the…

The “Golden Compass” Controversy

I believe that the Good Lord gave man intellect to make good choices and the free will do to do so. So when a Church, in this case Saddleback Church, sends out an email to strongly suggest the movie “The Golden Compass” is anti-Christian, I have to take notice. There are plenty of movies out…

Happy Birthday Jon Fleischman

Today is Flash Report publisher Jon Fleischman’s 40th birthday.  We here at the Liberal OC wish him a happy day with friends and family. The righties have lined up to wish Jon well, including the Governor; you can read the list here. It’s an impressive list; and no card from Mike Carona.

Progressives Gear Up for Primary Season

Primary Importance By Hans Johnson It was the best bit of electoral agitprop of its generation. And it helped unleash what movements coveting legitimacy and long-term influence must hold as a gold standard: measurable impact on the presidential primary. In late 1991, the AIDS advocacy group ACT UP produced a sticker to dramatize what leaders…