Dan Chmielewski

Obama’s Healthcare Speech Alters the Debate, Gains Support

We received this from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. PUBLIC SUPPORT GROWS CNN: More than two-thirds of Americans support President Obama’s health care reform proposals – 14 percent higher than before the President’s health care address. Seven out of 10 say the President’s proposals will move the country in the right direction. [CNN, 9/10/09] AARP: 63…

Come and Meet Assembly Candidate Melissa Fox

I finally met Melissa last month at an event in Laguna Beach.  She has a lot of energy and ideas to help represent Assembly District 70.  Electing Melissa to this seat means we’ll get some real representation especially in the area of education where the current office holder values the Republican Party Line over the needs of the…

What Reagan said to schoolkids in 1988

HT to our friends at MediaMatters.org, an organization that does an outstanding job of fact-checking the right wing.  With the president’s to school kids on the importance of staying in school (stuff you heard from yours parents when you were in school and what you tell your kids today) being politicized by the right wing…

Quach Pleads Guilty to All Counts

Westminster city council member Andy Quach has pleaded guilty to all counts associated with his drunk driving arrest. HT to Bolsavik for the news. Councilman “Smiley”was sentenced to 10 days Caltrans work, three years of informal probation, fines and fees of about $2,000, and a 9-month alcohol awareness program Quatch did not appear in court…

Senator Ted Kennedy Dies

Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the lion of the senate, has died.  The Boston Globe has an amazing obit of Senator Kennedy here. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9JTYnMpRyg[/youtube].   He passed away Tuesday night with a statement released in the early morning hours of Wednesday morning EDT. more after the jump: