Dan Chmielewski

House Republicans Vote to Repeal Obamacare for 50th Time

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The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again while expecting a different result.  The Republicans in the House of Representatives have taken their 50th vote in an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. From the story in Talking Points Memo: “House Republicans are poised to…

Galloway for Mayor Office Opens

Lorri Galloway (right), Anaheim City Council member and 4th District BoS candidate handed out Fortune Cookies (c) 2009, The LiberalOC.com

Lorri Galloway has opened her Anaheim Mayoral Campaign office at 201 Center Street in Anaheim.  If the address looks familiar, it’s the former location for the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce. Galloway will host a Kick-Off Rally at the new Campaign Headquarters, Thursday, March 20th from 6PM to 8PM. With Republicans Tom Tait and Lucille Kring…

Will Costa Mesa go to Districting System?

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The Sunday edition of the Daily Pilot raises the issue that changing the way Costa Mesa elects its city council might have a profound impact on the city’s growing Latino population.  There’s support growing to have the city move towards districting to ensure greater Latino representation on the city council and that is sure to…

Spoiler Alert on the OJ’s Paul Lucas Story

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After reading Parts I and II of Vern Nelson’s epic “Paul Lucas is Our Hero” series, I wasn’t sure if I was reading a political blog or watching a drama on the Hallmark Channel.  Nelson’s posts paint a story of good vs. evil, or right vs. wrong, of justice vs. injustice, and promises a happy…

Democrat files for Congress in CD-45

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Drew Leavens is running for Congress in CD-45 and it’s a bit confusing as he was supposed to be challenging Darryl Issa in CD-49. Leavens, an active Democrat and therapist by profession, will run for John Campbell’s Congressional seat (CA 45).