Dan Chmielewski

“A Politically Motivated Recall”

OK, it’s not Orange County now except for the Flash Report connection, burt at least TheLiberalOC.com is in no danger of becoming “The Apple Juice,” with all those New York stories on Art’s blog. But Jon Fleischman reports that the Governor has come out against the possible recall of State Senator Jeff Denham. Jon writes…

Break Out the Hankies; Rep. Boehner is Coming to Town

GOP House Minority leader John Boehner is coming to the OC tomorrow (HT to Red County).  He’ll be in Newport Beach with Rep. Ed Royce and the details are here. Boehner is the weepiest politician in DC in recent memory.  The guy cries at the drop of a hat.  And yes, they are crocodile tears.…

Buy a Ticket for a Chance to Win a House

Irvine is one of the lowest funded school districts in the state; I believe we’re still classified as a “rural” district even though the city’s population is about 200,000. Irvine kids are well under the state average when it comes to funding per pupil but among the top when it comes to test scores on…

Trust Issues

Termed out State Rep. Todd Spitzer really needs to evaluate the content of his letters to the editor. In today’s Register, Spitzer challenges Cal Fire Director Ruben Grijalva‘s advocacy of a new 1.25 percent fire fee. Todd writes: As you may recall, Ruben Grijalva was responsible for reporting the facts to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger regarding…

Crazy Dana wants US to Boycott the Beijing Olympics

HT to Dena Bunis at the Register: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has authored a resolution, HRes610, that would condemn human rights violations in China by encouraging the USOC to boycott the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This is an off resolution from Congressman DinoFart, who chided the anti-torture crowd last year saying he hoped “its your families killed in the next…

DisneyLand Brings Back House of the Future in May

This story is from AP:  Millions of Disneyland visitors will soon get to retrace the thoughts of others who lined up a half-century ago to see a home packed with mind-blowing gadgets expected in the future. Disneyland’s original “House of the Future,” a pod-shaped, all-plastic dwelling, quickly seemed quaint and closed its doors after a…