Dan Chmielewski

OCDA announces new committee to examine policies on jailed informants

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Here’s a press release from the OCDA’s office. The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) announced today that a new independent, external committee has been created to thoroughly examine OCDA policies and practices regarding the use of jailhouse informants. The Informant Policies and Practices Evaluation Committee (IPPEC) is comprised of legal experts from outside the…

Have a Proud July Fourth Weekend

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TheLiberalOC is taking the long weekend to celebrate America’s birthday after an extraordinary two weeks where freedom and liberty prevailed in the marriage equality debate, the preservation of President Obama’s healthcare reform act, and the condemnation of the Confederate Flag. Have a safe holiday weekend. Here’s a statement from Rep. Loretta Sanchez: “Our great country…

Kang Crosses $200K Mark for SD-29

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State Senate candidate Sukhee Kang, a Democrat from Fullerton running in SD-29, today announced his campaign has surpassed the $200,000 mark — 40 times more than the previous Democratic candidate in this race — as the only announced Democrat in the race. Kang’s Republican challenger is State Rep. Ling Ling Chang,a  freshman state assembly representative…

Does this Op-Ed Resonate with OC Conservatives?

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The Berkshire Eagle is a respected small newspaper in Western Massachusetts.  Some of my friends got their start at this publication. Earlier in June, before the shootings in South Carolina, the Eagle published this column from a “conservative activist” named Steven Nikitas who is affiliated with the local Republican Party in Pittsfield, MA, specifically the…