Dan Chmielewski

Fear & Smear That is Prop 90

Team Irvine (Duong, Shea and Mavity, plus support from State Ass. Chuck DeVore and US Rep. John Campbell have a mailer out (from the Offical Non-Partisan Voter Guide, which is another great example of false advertising) that significantly distorts the Prop 90 initiative as a property rights initiative. The mailer falsely claims that voters will…

Mailer Battle in Irvine; the Truth vs Innuendo

Got another Prop 90 mailer today that tells me if I don’t vote for Team Irvine, then Larry Agran and Beth Krom will bulldoze my house. Of course, it’s nowhere near the truth. Then I got a letter and mailer from Larry Agran that has the one thing I look for in all campaign mailers…

How Low Can You Go?

Approval of Republicans at Record Low Reuters WASHINGTON (Oct. 19) – With congressional elections less than three weeks away, the Republican party’s approval ratings are at an all-time low, with approval of the Republican-led Congress at its lowest point in 14 years, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released on Wednesday.Forty-seven percent of…

DeVore’s definition of “Clintonian”

From the comments section of the OC Blog from Assemblyman Chuck DeVore. “Clintonian,” as in “It’s a Clintonian tactic to boldly lie about the obvious.” – Assemblyman Chuck DeVore. Reminds me of the syllogism method of reasoning. syl·lo·gism Logic. A form of deductive reasoning consisting of a major premise, a minor premise, and a conclusion;…

“You Just Better Watch Out”

One of the perks of blogging for this site are the tips that roll in. A lot of it is fluff and needs to be checked out (good thing I have a degree in journalism). About 75 percent of the stuff that passes my way is crap. And then there are gems like this. When…