Dan Chmielewski

The Elephant in the Room

With the County Board of Supervisors rejecting a proposal today that would allow them to remove a public official from office for a variety of reason (oh, like say a federal corruption indictment), I got a tad excited when I saw a link to this on the Flash Report. I clicked through only to be…

A New Low

From USA Today — In the USAToday/Gallup telephone survey of 1,024 adults Friday through Sunday:  President Bush reached an unwelcome record. By 64%-31%, Americans disapprove of the job he is doing. For the first time in the history of the Gallup Poll, 50% say they “strongly disapprove” of the president. Richard Nixon had reached the…

Irvine Democracy Project Kicks Off Tuesday

Irvine is a wonderful City with many reasons to be proud. Great planning, excellent educational resources and extraordinary cultural diversity — not to mention our recognition as the Safest City in America for three years in a row. To build on our reputation as a proud American city with strong democratic values, the City Council…

A Lazy Sunday at Flash

Another day and another day without commentary from Jon Flieschman on the indictment on federal corruption charges against OC Sheriff Mike Carona.  The commentary today is simply, ‘no commentary today.”  A poster asked Jon for his take on Carona only to be bitch-slapped by one of Jon’s capos and threatened with having his commenting ability revoked;…

Liberal Media Bias?

There’s a new study out by Harvard that has conservatives up in arms about renewed Liberal Media Bias.  The data points to current coverage and suggests that Democrats are getting more positive press coverage than Republicans.  With all the corruption scandals, Larry Craig, and ongoing war coverage, just what do reporters have to say about…