Dan Chmielewski

Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters Honored at the White House

Hat Tip to our friends at Total Buzz on this. Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters was honored by President Obama at the White House Last week. The Santa Ana PD received the Department of Defense’s Freedom Award forbeing one of 15 private and public sector organizations who support employees that are called up for either National…

Stand Up America PAC Targets “Controversial House Republicans” and John Campbell is on the List

Quick — what do “Mean Jean” Schmidt (R-OH), Michelle Bachman (R-MN), House whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Rep. John Campbell (R-Newport Beach) all have in common?  Ok, besides that they’re a little nuts with things like Obama’s Kenyan Birth Certificate. All four made Politico’s list of controversial House Republicans considered vulnerable by a new PAC called…

The Stimulus is Working

For all those naysayers who said the economic stimulus program wasn’t working, well, Labor Day weekend carried this Wall Street Journal article. From the story: “The U.S. economy is beginning to show signs of improvement, with many economists asserting the worst is past and data pointing to stronger-than-expected growth. On Tuesday, data showed manufacturing grew…

The Problem with Nuclear Waste

You know, we miss State Rep. Chuck DeVore over here.  Chuck used to stop by all the time to advocate for things like Nucelar power, an industry he’s bound to work for as a consultant or lobbyist once Carly Fiorina wins the Republican primary for US Senate and Chuck is termed out of the assembly…

Tea Party Crowd Size in DC Exaggerated

I really don’t understand the anger behind the Tea Party Protests; about 98percent of Americans who make less than $250,000 a year got a tax cut and people are somehow upset about this?  If they are anger about the swelling size of the national debt – projected by the White House at close to $9…