Dan Chmielewski

Anger Management or Inconsistent Ramblings?

I’d like to pay tribute this week for our number one reader of the week, Orange Joke blogger Sean H. Mill, who has read every word in our posts and comments by other readers with a jaudiced eye to call for truth, justice and the American way.  My fellow LiberalOC blogger Chris Prevatt is the…

Beth Krom’s guest spot on the Bill Press Radio Show

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyfWVCC5uQs[/youtube] Irvine council member and Democratic candidate for Congress in CD-48, Beth Krom, was a guest on the Bill Press radio program this week.  If you missed the program, click on the YouTube file to check it out.  Bill Press is one of the nation’s leading progessive radio hosts.  Don’t be surprised if Beth doesn’t…

Editing Textbooks with a Conservative Bias

In case you missed this story over the weekend, the Texas Legislature has approved sweeping new changes to the content of textbooks used by schoolchildren there. And since Texas is the second largest market for textbooks in the nation and California likely won’t be ordering new editions of textbooks until 2014, these edits — which…

Hugh Nguyen seems to have a problem telling the truth

Revelation of his lack of truthiness could not have come at a more inopportune time for Mr. Nguyen. Despite being the sole Republican running for the non-partisan Clerk Recorder’s office, Hugh Nguyen failed to receive the endorsement of his own party. This week seems to have gotten off to a bad start for Hugh.

Joe Dovinh: A Democratic Fan of Van Tran

We caught up with AD-68 candidate Joe Dovinh this afternoon to get to the bottom of his late entry into the AD-68 race as a Democrat.  Mr. Dovinh took issue with a post written by Chris Prevatt and our own interview got off to a rocky and argumentative start, where he almost insisted I record…

Let’s Hear Those Voicemails

  [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2ydrQsFPe8[/youtube] Our friend Art Pedroza had a post on Orange Joke late last night and early this morning, which he yanked before I could actually see it.  From the snipets we were able to find, Art had a phone call with his friend Richard Zavala and claimed Zavala was planning to sue me for…