Dan Chmielewski

Choi throws pro-education Irvine parents under the bus

One of the interesting side stories in the side show “I know you are but what am I” battles between Irvine council member and AD-70 GOP candidate Steven Choi and Tustin Mayor and AD-70 candidate Jerry Amante is the news that Choi has thrown Irvine’s pro-education parents under the bus as he pursues political power…

RIP Dixon Gayer, the Original OC Liberal

The Los Angeles Times obit pages ran the news of the passng of Dixon Gayer, a former newspaper columnist and journalism professor, who was a liberal in OC long before it was fashionable. From the Times piece: “He created the Webster Quimmley Society, named for a fictitious hero whose motto was “Sanity and Freedom,” which…

Do as I say, Not as I do

With our friends at the Orange Juice blog content to make stuff up, I’m again compelled to set some facts straight. Blogger Sean Mill, easily our most loyal reader, sent an email recently to the County Board of Supervisors complaining about Chris Prevatt “blogging” during the business day on county time while Chris is working for the County’s Health Department. I obtained a copy of Sean’s email; Sean wonders how Prevatt can post blog topics while he’s a work. That’s actually easy to explain as WordPress allows us to schedule posts.

Anonymous Bloggers for Nelson

Shawn (“BS” or “Dye Job”) Nelson has secured the prestigious endorsement of an anonymous blogger from the Fullerton’s Lowest Common Denominator” blog. In the classic, “psst, hey buddy….this is the guy you should vote for style,” the blogger “Grover Cleveland” has come out strong for Mr. Half Nelson.

Does He or Doesn’t He?

This post started as a commetary of Fullerton city council member Shawn (B.S.) Nelson’s “no” vote on the Coyote Hills development project.  For those Fullerton residents who believe the council’s 3-2 vote not to develop the last open space in Fullerton was a victory, it’s a short respite from Nelson’s eventual vote for the project. …

Pam Keller won’t run for re-election in Fullerton

Fullerton city council member Pam Keller has decided not to run for re-election to the Fullerton City Council in November according to the Orange County Register. In a County where Democrats are in the minority, and effective elected Democrats like Keller in even shorter supply, this news is troubling to us at The Liberal OC. …