Dan Chmielewski

The Special Election in NY CD-23

Does it snow in Mexico? If you live in Mexico, NY, in the heart of New York’s CD-23, yes it does.  A lot.  Lake effect snow. That cold, wet, heavy heart attack snow than can drop three feet in 24 hours. So why are we writing about Upstate NY and the special election in CD23…

Gavin Newsom Drops Out

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has dropped out of the race for Governor, leaving no declared Democratic Party candidate for Governor.  Here is his statement: It is with great regret I announce today that I am withdrawing from the race for governor of California. With a young family and responsibilities at city hall, I have…

OC’s Scariest Bloggers

It’s time for All Hallow’s Eve and another rendition of OC’s Scariest Bloggers; this is an informal list we talk about at Drinking Liberally and we’re expanding it a bit to include regular commenters. We’ll count it down… #10  Adam Probolsky— A blogger for both Red County and Flash Report and the winner of the…

Rep. Campbell Backs House Resolution Honoring Tea Baggers

Congressman John Campbell has lent his name to another important piece of legislation that has no impact on our daily lives or solves any of the big problems America faces, but does play to his conservative base fo teabaggers. Campbell is one of the sponsors of House Resolution HR870 which is a non-binding resolution: “Expressing gratitude…

Requiescat in pace Joel Pasco

With sadness, we note the passing of Joel Pasco, the husband of former LA Times political reporter Jean Pasco, from inoperable cancer.  The Register did this story on Joel back in March.  Our prayers are with Jean and her family.

Shea’s Sugar Daddy for 2010 Election in Irvine?

Word around Irvine is that termed out Christina Shea wants one more chance to hang on to her council seat by running for Mayor in 2010, which would set up a rematch against current Mayor Suhkee Kang.  Using history as a guide, Shea, who has stated in comments on this blog that she “is not…