Dan Chmielewski

When Hillary Came to the OC (October 2005)

In light of Senator Clinton’s announcement that she’s in the 2008 presidential race, I wanted to share with readers some details of her trip to Newport Beach in October 2005. There was a reception at a private residence that was attended by hundreds of people. The Senator came out and spoke to the crowd about…

Intellectual Honesty from the GOP

Fox talker Sean Hannity is always big on asking liberals for their intellectual honesty when he poses a question on their political positions.  So I’d like to put the shoe on the othe foot for our OC and California GOPers out there. Today’s Register carries an opinion column by Tom McClintock that pretty much points…

Democratic House Leadership Completes 100-Hour Agenda in about 42.5 Hours

Nice to see so many Republicans crossing the aisle to support legislation that the American people favor.  This includes: Implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission; cutting subsidies to oil companies; cutting interest rates on student loans; increasing the minimum wage; expanding federal support for stem cell research; and negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs. …

Why The Democrats Won Congress

This is a response post to Jon Fleischman’s Flash Report Commentary yesterday.  I would have posted sooner, but I’m in frigid Minneapolis on business.  Please read the post for yourself.  Jon’s commentary, much like that of those commentators from Fox News and the Hugh Hewitt program, basically believe that its not that the Democrats won,…

Is Chuck DeVore Laying the Groundwork for a 2010 Run for Governor?

I confess that I am enjoying the teeth gnashing and hang wringing my conservative friends are doing in light of the Governor’s recent tilt to the left and his support of healthcare of all children in California – legal and illegal. The quandary the Republicans face is they hate paying for services for undocumented workers…

You Call That a Speech?

The president looks like a tired and beaten man who is out of ideas. His speech to the nation tonight was a fourth grader caught in a lie who had to unwillingly apologize to the class.  He looked like he couldn’t wait to get through it.  Even his big cheerleaders at Fox News had all…