Dan Chmielewski

72 percent of Americans Want a Government Option for Healthcare

The question shouldn’t be: “Do you want a government bureaucrat making decisions about your health instead of your doctor?”  The question should be, “Who would you rather have making decisions about your health? A government bureaucrat or a profit-driven insurance executive who makes more money for his/her company by denying coverage?”  Because you and your…

Update: Villaraigosa NOT running for Governor

I guess Mayor Villaraigosa has decided the really cute TV reporters for dating can’t be found in our state’s capitol. From CNN.com: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced on national television today he would not be running for California governor in 2010 after flirting with a bid for higher office for months. Elected to a second,…

Donald Trump to Miss California: “You’re Fired”

Carrie Prejean, this year’s Miss California, has been stripped of her crown for ongoing issues with carrying out the duties of her title.  Donald Trump, who owns the rights to the Miss USA Paegant, was involved. From the story on Yahoo: “The group kicked the controversial beauty queen from her post due to “contract violations…

Hugh Hewitt, Rush Limbaugh Call for a Boycott of GM

Orange County’s Hugh Hewitt continues to embarass himself with a call to boycott General Motors because the trouble automotive company accepted a government bailout. “Every dollar spent with GM is a dollar spent against free enterprise,” conservative talker Hugh Hewitt wrote online last week. Never mind that countless families and small businesses depend on GM,…

Noah Krom’s Memorial Service set for Thursday

The Krom family appreciates the outpouring of love and all the thoughtful expressions of sympathy you have extended in this time of their most intense grief. The are trying hard to make sense of this tragedy. Their hearts are broken and they know that only time and the support of their family and friends over…

“Our Son Noah”

 An Update: We’re receiving emails from a number of people who knew Noah and know the Krom family asking for details about a public memorial service.  As soon as we have information, we’ll post it.  In the meantime, if you wish to send a message to the Krom family, please post it in the comments…

Beth Krom’s Son Noah Passes Away

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of our son Noah in Santa Barbara on Friday night.  He was a senior at UC Santa Barbara.  We appreciate the kind thoughts, prayers and messages we have received from our friends, the community, and our colleagues, as well as messages from those…