Dan Chmielewski

Democrats, DTS Registrations Way Up in California; Crying Towels for Republicans

Two items to mention: First off, fellow blogger Chris Prevatt Gila posted on Marty Wisckoll’s new political pulse project for snapshot polling.  A scan at Red County blog shows Matt Cunningham rallying the right wingers to sign up because Marty reports strong responses from Democrats and an tepid one from Republicans.  Start getting used to…

President Vetos SCHIP Program a Second Time

The SCHIP program works.  The President vetoed it for a second time preferring the save the what we spend in three weeks in Iraq just to be able to diss a well-run government run healthcare system because voters might get crazy ideas that government run universal healthcare might actually work for everyone if we can…

Espinoza elected Mayor of LaHabra

Received this from OCDP Chair Frank Barbaro this afternoon  Rose Espinoza was elected as the new mayor of the city of La Habra. She won the unanimous vote of La Habra city council members. Espinoza was sworn in as mayor on December 3. She also served as La Habra mayor in 2004 and has been…

What are the Top 10 OC News stories of 2007?

Every year, the Associated Press lists the top ten news stories of the year.  It’s always fun debating the list and the list order. Below, you’ll find my list of Top News Stories in the OC; remember, this is my list.  Please chime in on the order of the stories or add ones you think…

Top 10 Bushisms of 2007

HT to the Liberal Values blog: With so much criticism from the Right wingers about Senator John Kerry’s botched joke at the end of the 2006 election cycle and you know that any mispoken word from any Democratic candidate will be blown out of the water, there is this reminder that the current president continues…

OC Delegation’s Record on Equality for All

Our legislative friends like to thump their chests on Red County; so proud of their conservative voting records they are.  I find the bake offs useful as I just turn the survey on its head. The folks at Equality California have issued their own scorecards for state senators and assembly members on the basis of…