Dan Chmielewski

Run for the Roses May 2 with Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Now I’m sure that Red County will criticize this fundraiser for Rep. Loretta Sanchez has being out of touch with her working class constituents.  But the bottom line is she should raise money however she can (legally of course) in order to keep being re-elected to help those very same working class constituents. With that…

Carona Sentencing set for Monday

Disgraced, resigned, and convicted felon ex-sheriff Mike Carona (the only former sheriff of Orange County without a portrait at the Sheriff’s Office) will learn his fate Monday when he is sentenced on his felony conviction of witness tampering.  The Orange County Register reports this morning that Carona and others like Mike Schroeder, ex-undersheriff Jo Ann…

Will Texas Secede from the Union?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LHrIxc-QyE[/youtube] Back in 2004, when George W. Bush won the smallest precentage victory for the re-election of a president in wartime, HBO host Bill Maher had a commentary on Real Time where he used a phrase to descrive the South, “Upon further review, you can go.” making a reference to the South’s attempt to secede from…

Hedrick: GOP Rants Ignore Real Concerns

(editor note: this ran in the Press Enterprise and is republished with permission of Bill Hedrick) By BILL HEDRICK Recently, Congress approved a budget package designed to put families first by pulling America out of recession and jumpstarting the U.S. financial system. However, the budget continues to come under attack from the radical right wing…

Beth Krom outraises John Campbell in Q1 CD-48 Race

Irvine city council member Beth Krom took only three weeks from the launch of her run for Congress in California’s CD-48 against Republican Congressman John Campbell to outraise the incumbant in the first quarter 2009 filings.  The Hill.com rounds up the fundraising saying Krom beat Campbell $60K to $50K. Here is Krom’s report.  And here…

A Love Note from a TeaBagging Republican

Marty Wisckoll from the Register was kind enough to quote me in his story about the Tax Party in Santa Ana; here’s a link to Marty’s story. My quote prompted one right wing teabagger to write me at my business email.  I’ve left his name out.  But I do love fan mail. “But the situation…

Pelosi on Tax Relief for Middle Class

Pelosi on Tax Day: Millions of Americans Will See Tax Cuts This Year Thanks to Economic Plan of Congress and Obama Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on Tax Day. “Millions of Americans will see their taxes cut this year thanks to the economic plan of the New Direction Congress and President…