Dan Chmielewski

Still No State Budget

Aloha!  I’m back from a week in Oahu with the family and a quick read of the papers tell me there is still no freakin’ state budget.  The LA Times George Sketon reports that Abel Maldonado was the lone Republican supporting the Assembly’s budget resolution, so I’m sure that the Conservative Republican Mafia will be…

Not Exactly the “Axis of Evil” but Triangle of Corruption works

posting this and passing it on CALIFORNIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY LAUNCHES “GOP TRIANGLE OF CORRUPTION” ON ITS WEBSITE www.cadem.org/TriangleOfCorruption takes aim at embattled trio of Reps. Lewis, Miller, CalvertSacramento – The California Democratic Party today unveiled its new website feature “Triangle of Corruption” to remind voters that unfortunately, in the three Southern California congressional districts of…

Vacation Edition: Pot calls Kettle Black

Today’s Flash Report rant by Jon Fleschman is critical of assembly speaker Fabian Nunez being on vacation in Europe while the California state budget is being held up by Republicans in the Senate at the urging on the Flash Report (not nearly the influencial blog the MSM would have you believe). So Jon wants to…

Republicans Continue to Delay Budget

Another day goes by and 15 rich white guys hold up the budget and place millions of people who rely on the state for jobs and services at risk.  Loved this quote from Saturday’s LA Times in particular: With the GOP rebels unbending to pressure from the governor and emboldened by support among activists, there are…

Earmark the Spot

This post on the Flash Report covers Rep. John Campbell’s fight against an earmark for Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York. Mr. Flieschman opines: We’re all very proud of Campbell who in his short time on Capitol Hill has garnered a reputation for being one of the most dogmatic fiscal watchdogs in Congress. Fiscal watchfdog? …