Dan Chmielewski

The AD70 GOP Candidates Can Only Say “No”

Particular humorous is Dr. Steven Choi, as thin-skinned a Republican as they come, using a reference we gave him on this blog as “Dr. No” to hype his credentials for an assembly seat. How’s that new apartment in Woodbridge coming Dr. No? Any furniture in there that didn’t come from Costco?

Young Democrats announce endorsements

Here’s the list from last night’s endorsement meeting: The following candidates received the endorsement of the Orange County Young Democrats: U.S. Senate: Barbara Boxer Governor: Jerry Brown Lt. Governor: Gavin Newsom Insurance Commissioner: Dave Jones Attorney General: No Endorsement State Controller: John Chiang State Treasurer: Bill Lockyer Secretary of State: Debra Bowen State Superintendent of…

Campbell’s Corona Del Mar Fundraiser Targeting CPAs Cancelled Due to Tepid Response

Rep. John Campbell brands himself a fiscal conservative (despite voting for stimulus programs pushed for by the Bush Administration in 2008).  Campbell leverages his CPA/MBA brand constantly, using his “Green Eye Shade” label for his blog.  Yet one of Campbell’s first OC fundraisers for the year, an event targeting CPAs with low dollar pledges of…

On being a Liberal

I had prepared these remarks for the NUFF forum in case they wanted something a tad more formal.  Since I didn’t get the chance to present them there, Easter weekend seems to be the appropriate time to offer these thoughts here. The Register’s Alan Bock wrote on his blog recently, and I’m paraphrasing a bit,…

An expensive night out with Councilman Sal Tinajero

If the headline looks familiar, it should.  Back in December, the Orange Juice blog and New Santa Ana Blogs roundly criticized Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for hosting a fundraiser.  “Admin” for NewSantaAna wrote then that “Families in Santa Ana are lucky to make $789 a week and Sanchez wants up to $2,400 from them, for the…

The OC Blogsphere’s Man of the Year

We salute the OC blogsphere’s Man of the Year with this collection of photographs that display his awesomeness and appreciation of his knowledge on porn mustaches, massage parlors that give happy endings, perverts in the park and his strong desire for a new place for dogs to play (excrete) in Santa Ana. Now you might recognize this fellow and say to yourself, “he looks like someone I know and just look at that cut waistline and rippling abs.