Dan Chmielewski

The Voting Rights Act

After reading the cheering for OC congressional representatives who voted to let the Voting Rights Act expire by our friends over at OCBlog.net, I am reminded that people died for this particular piece of legislation. I found this wonderful quote from LBJ that I wanted to share. Lyndon Baines Johnson, speech at Howard University (4th…

Read the Paper

I spend considerable time reading Ann Coulter, Hugh Hewitt and Michelle Malkin and listening to Limbaugh and Hannity when I can. I will take in O’Reilly on occasion. And I also read Krugman, Dowd, Rutten, Alterman and Boehlert (his current book, “Lapdogs” is a must read. I remember when Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 came out…

Irvine City Council meeting tonight

Really glad the Register’s Frank Mickadeit is still so interested in the comings and goings at Irvine City Hall. Frank still can’t stop writing about the Irvine Sister Cities issue between PRC and Taiwan. There was a letter to the editor in the Irvine World News from former Agran aide Stephen Smith that essentially said…

Hugh Hewitt 2.0

The OC’s very own Hugh Hewitt, author of “If It’s Not Close, They Can’t Cheat” and “Painting The Town Red” relaunched his blog on July 4th at http://www.hughhewitt.com. It is much like the old blog with one notable exception; readers can file comments to his posts. And its about time. Hugh is getting lots of…