Dan Chmielewski

Where There’s Smoke…

I had jury duty yesterday and didn’t get a chance to post this, but there was a fire in the Old Executive Office building in DC.  And the fire was very close to Dick Cheney’s office.  Rumor has it that Cheney forgot to close his open portal to Hell.   

Pelosi on EPA’s Denial of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Waiver Request by California

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement tonight after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a decision to deny California and 14 other states a waiver to reduce greenhouse gases: “After 32 years of inaction, Congress has taken the historic step of increasing fuel efficiency standards to 35 miles per gallon by…

DPOC Gets a New Hire

UCI Graduate Named as Political Director to Democratic Party of Orange County December 18, 2007 – Santa Ana, Calif. – Lindsay Hopkins was selected as the new political director to the Democratic Party of Orange County yesterday. A recent graduate of University of California, Irvine, Hopkins received her bachelor’s degree in political science. She had…

Great Park CEO Search; What the Critics Really Cry About

The two Republican Irvine City Council members on the Great Park Board are upset that they haven’t been allowed to see resumes of candidates for the Great Park CEO job.  There is a committee and a recruiter working together to find a new CEO.  And Christina Shea and Steve Choi are upset that they can’t…

Oh Mary Mack, When Are You Coming Back?

Palm Springs-area Congresswoman Mary Bono has married Florida Congressman Connie Mack in a private ceremony.   With Republicans claiming to be the party of family values, will BonoMack be blending their collective households into a single unit? Will she take his name? I mean, its downright anti-family to claim residence in separate states when Congress isn’t in session. …

Unanswered Questions

Great seeing everyone at Drinking Liberally last night.  It was a wonderful send off for Mike Lawson who will be missed. We had a great time discussing our debates with our friends on the right.  I have the final say in two different posts here, both of which end with a question and some folks…