Dan Chmielewski

Highlights of Pelosi’s Bipartisan bill on Military Readiness

The bipartisan Department of Defense Appropriations bill strengthens America’s military by: Investing in equipment, training and cutting-edge weaponry, including body armor and vehicles proven to save lives in Iraq; Restoring depleted equipment for the National Guard and Reserves; Funding a larger pay raise (3.5 percent) for our troops than the President requested; and Strengthening health…

Irvine Great Park CEO has a Criminal Record

Before anyone starts complaining that we don’t call it as we see it, I’m posting this story from today’s LA Times.  If I have to point fingers here, it has to lie with city staff and the city manager’s office for not vetting Marty Bryant adequately.   I’m certain this will be fully investigated with new procedures…

Peace Officer Code of Ethics

This is the all time best post I have ever read from Steven Greenhut on Orange Punch. It ran yesterday and I missed it.  So I’m glad I scrolled down and found it. I wonder if this oath applies to all of Carona’s friends who also carry a badge, because if it does and others…

The Elephant in the Room

With the County Board of Supervisors rejecting a proposal today that would allow them to remove a public official from office for a variety of reason (oh, like say a federal corruption indictment), I got a tad excited when I saw a link to this on the Flash Report. I clicked through only to be…

A New Low

From USA Today — In the USAToday/Gallup telephone survey of 1,024 adults Friday through Sunday:  President Bush reached an unwelcome record. By 64%-31%, Americans disapprove of the job he is doing. For the first time in the history of the Gallup Poll, 50% say they “strongly disapprove” of the president. Richard Nixon had reached the…