Dan Chmielewski

Who Spent RNC Funds at West Hollywood Sex Club?

UPDATE: 5.00 pm, 3/29/10 – It seems the RNC consultant who incurred the expense is Orange County’s very own Erik Brown. He is, as of this writing, still listed as OCYR’s Political Director and has a company called Dynamic Marketing, Inc. He is reported to be active in his church’s ministry. Chuck DeVore spokesperson Joshua…

Bill Maher’s “New Rules”

New Rule: You can’t use the statement “there will be no cooperation for the rest of the year” as a threat if there was no cooperation in the first half of the year. Here’s a word the president should take out of his teleprompter: bipartisanship. People only care about that in theory, not in practice.”
– Bill Maher, 3/26/2010

Shirley Grindle Files FFPC Complaint Against FFFF for Political Reform Act Violation

Political campaign watchdog Shirley Grindle filed a complaint last Friday against Tony Bushala and the Friends for Fullerton’s Future (Committee 1270222) for continuing in campaign activity even though his political action committee, set up to derail the candidacy of Linda Ackerman, was terminated in February. Technical, Grindle sees Bushala’s actions as a violation of the…

Yes We Can/Hell No You Can’t Mash Up Goes Viral

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmlgwwCHof8[/youtube] It had to happen.  A mash up of 2008’s Will.i.am’s “Yes We Can” music video together with GOP Congressman John Boehner’s speech in Congress on healthcare reform is storming the Internet.  Take this into consideration as Republican senaotrs are invoking obscure rules to stop working at 2PM EDT or 11AM PDT to delay the…

Jordan Brandman Fundraiser Next Week

Join Jordan Brandman this coming Tuesday as he Kicks off his Campaign to get re-elected to the Anaheim Union High School District Board of Trustees. Supporting our up and coming Democratic candidates is the key to establishing a strong Democratic Farm Team. Please join Assemblyman Jose Solorio, Senator Lou Correa, OC Clerk-Recorder Tom Daly, Anaheim…

My Last Team

Since I moved to Orange County 13 years ago, I have been involved with both of my children’s endeavors in a number of ways.  I have done the PTA thing and served a variety of cub scout leadership capacities including Den Leader and Cubmaster.  The most frequent activity is coaching.  I have been a head…

HCR: Waterloo for Democrats or Republicans?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85yMOPKR94M[/youtube] Orange Punch blogger Brian Calle called out Loretta Sanchez’s vote for healthcare reform as a vote against her district’s best interest.  I completely disagree.  Loretta represents blue collar and working class communities in Santa Ana and Anaheim, the very people healthcare reform will benefit most. “Loretta’s vote in favor of Obamacare is out of…