Dan Chmielewski

Blogging Bedfellows

So the Contra Costa newspaper hasdone a story on the Flash Report’s Jon Fleischman who often blogs from bed.  The story gives undue credit to the Flash Report for trumping up the GOP senators who continue to hold the budget hostage.  Flesichman also suggests putting pressure on Sen. Abel Maldonado to change his vote for…

Two Items from the Sunday Papers

The Register carries an AP story about the Governor accusing Senate Republicans of using the budget stalemate to hold up his healthcare reforms. Ackerman, of course, denies this, but since when have Republicans been in favor of any healthcare reform? The second story, from today’s LA Times, provides findings for a report being released tomorrow…

What was that about how an Elephant Never Forgets?

Rep. John Campbell is working hard to recreate himself as this champion of exposing congressional earmarks, conventiently forgetting the vast number of earmarks he voted for and supported when the GOP held the majority in Congress.  The Congressman was on Hannity and Colmes last night. Jon Fleischman’s Flash Report carried his story, which as a…

Still No State Budget

Aloha!  I’m back from a week in Oahu with the family and a quick read of the papers tell me there is still no freakin’ state budget.  The LA Times George Sketon reports that Abel Maldonado was the lone Republican supporting the Assembly’s budget resolution, so I’m sure that the Conservative Republican Mafia will be…

Not Exactly the “Axis of Evil” but Triangle of Corruption works

posting this and passing it on CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY LAUNCHES “GOP TRIANGLE OF CORRUPTION” ON ITS WEBSITE www.cadem.org/TriangleOfCorruption takes aim at embattled trio of Reps. Lewis, Miller, CalvertSacramento – The California Democratic Party today unveiled its new website feature “Triangle of Corruption” to remind voters that unfortunately, in the three Southern California congressional districts of…