Dan Chmielewski

Scott McClellan’s book burns Bush Administration

Former Bush administration press secretary Scott McClellan, a former pupil of Irvine Mayor Beth Krom when she was a student teacher, has a new book coming out about his time at the White House and it has former colleagues in an uproar. Bush press secretary Dana Perino issued the following statement:  “Scott, we now know, is disgruntled about…

The Other Casualty at DPOC Last Night

Last night’s DPOC meeting was not a death knell for the party and nor was it a shining moment of leadership. The party’s decision to allow Hoa Van Tran to retain the party’s endorsement is not quite a victory for the campaign, but more of a stay of execution when the voters have their say…

Irvine Tattler stretches beyond credibility to slime Measure H volunteer

The Irvine Tattler isn’t a blog; it’s a Web-based vehicle that has its digital roots in the Irvine Chronicle, a piece of political literature that reprinted copyrighted news stories without permission. The Irvine Chronicle, oddly enough, used unethically tactics to question the ethics of the Great Park team which consisted of Beth Krom, Larry Agran…

Dana Rohrabacher on Debbie Cook: “She’s a very attractive person, physically, and has a title, so I’m taking it seriously”

HT to the Long Beach Press Telegram for their article analyzing the CD-46 race between Dana Rohrabacher and Huntington Beach Mayor Debbie Cook. Dana thinks Debbie is cute!!!! Dana says he’s not worried and seemed to throw the Republican Party under the bus in his last quote: “I have been somewhat alienated from the Republican…

The Secret Carona Tapes

In the midst of all the Hoa Van Tran drama, we’ve neglected to post this story about Mike Carona’s (excuse me, the disgraced and indicted on federal corruption charges former sheriff) secret taping system.  Since my Santa Ana office is across the street from the Spy Store on Main Street. I am especially intrigued by the…

MSM Musings on Memorial Day

So I get up early Sunday morning and flip on the news and there is Flash Report publisher Jon Flieschman on Channel 4 KNBC telling viewers that Barack Obama is going to raise taxes on all Americans.  Ah, no he’s not.  Only on those Americans in the upper 2 percent of all taxpayers.  But repeat…