Dan Chmielewski

Scooby Doo’s Parent Company Sues the Orange Juice Blog

We’ve received a tip that the Hanna-Barberra Company has filed a federal lawsuit against Art Pedroza and the Orange Juice blog for the illegal and unauthorized use of the copyrighted phrase “Ruh-Ro” used by thebeloved Saturday morning cartoon character.  The company is threatening a lawsuit in the seven figure range unless Pedroza apologies immediately and deletes…

Miguel Pulido Fundraiser Packs Them In

Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido hosted first first fundrasier of the 2010 election year at First American Title last week and it was a huge success. More than 100 people showed up and the Mayor raised nearly $100K.  Every member of the current Santa Ana city council members were in attendance, along with Assemblyman Jose Solorio, who…

Should Sean Mill Fear for Art Pedroza’s Children?

Our friend Sean Mill really hates Matt Cunningham.  Perched from his front row seat at the recent NUFF forum on Blogging, Mill was heard from the dias “Shut Up Matt, Shut Up Matt” as Cunningham corrected some misinformation from OJ blogger Art Pedroza about Art’s “Meg County” envy.  To wit, Sean has a post on…

Who Spent RNC Funds at West Hollywood Sex Club?

UPDATE: 5.00 pm, 3/29/10 – It seems the RNC consultant who incurred the expense is Orange County’s very own Erik Brown. He is, as of this writing, still listed as OCYR’s Political Director and has a company called Dynamic Marketing, Inc. He is reported to be active in his church’s ministry. Chuck DeVore spokesperson Joshua…

Bill Maher’s “New Rules”

New Rule: You can’t use the statement “there will be no cooperation for the rest of the year” as a threat if there was no cooperation in the first half of the year. Here’s a word the president should take out of his teleprompter: bipartisanship. People only care about that in theory, not in practice.”
– Bill Maher, 3/26/2010

Shirley Grindle Files FFPC Complaint Against FFFF for Political Reform Act Violation

Political campaign watchdog Shirley Grindle filed a complaint last Friday against Tony Bushala and the Friends for Fullerton’s Future (Committee 1270222) for continuing in campaign activity even though his political action committee, set up to derail the candidacy of Linda Ackerman, was terminated in February. Technical, Grindle sees Bushala’s actions as a violation of the…

Yes We Can/Hell No You Can’t Mash Up Goes Viral

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DmlgwwCHof8[/youtube] It had to happen.  A mash up of 2008’s Will.i.am’s “Yes We Can” music video together with GOP Congressman John Boehner’s speech in Congress on healthcare reform is storming the Internet.  Take this into consideration as Republican senaotrs are invoking obscure rules to stop working at 2PM EDT or 11AM PDT to delay the…