Dan Chmielewski

Guns & Rosaries?

Hmmm. I wonder who the mysterious Matt Cunninghamon is who blogs for the new Red County property “Guns & Rosaries.”  You have to love the tagline: “Bitterly Clinging to Our Conservative Principles.”     

Paging our Sacramento Legislators….

I received this from Wendy Bokota, a legislative action leader in Irvine.  Consider this an open letter to our state assembly members and state senators in Orange County. I know you read this blog Chuck DeVore; please read this post. As a concerned citizen and child advocate, I ask that you Support the Legislative Conference…

Oliver Stone’s “W” Movie Trailer Debuts

I can’t say I’m a huge fan of Oliver Stone films; both “JFK” and “Nixon” have their moments and I have no plans to plunk down $10 to watch a movie on the life of our current White House occupant.  The trailer for the movie is now online.  Elizabeth Banks as Laura Bush is brilliant…

Dog Abuse in Santa Ana

Scott Moxley of the OC Weekly recorded this shocking footage of someone in Santa Ana abusing a little dog. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVxn4G–3tk[/youtube] Scott called Animal Control but let’s just say they weren’t helpful.  The link takes you to more details at the Navel Gazing blog.

Red vs Blue

When I worked in Commercial Radio back in New York State, it didn’t really matter when the Arbitron Ratings Book came out, because whatever station you worked for was destined to be #1.  Number one in adults 18-49, #1 in adults 34 and up, #1 country, #1 in news and talk, #1 FM rocker….it didn’t…

ComicCon 2008

Very little in the way of politics at ComicCon 2008 in San Diego last week; the best item, an Alex Ross designed T-shirt of Barack Obama doing his best Clark Kent turns into Superman bit.  The only Orange County connection: a stick that read, “I never thought I’d miss Nixon” These are what I can…