Dan Chmielewski

A Thanksgiving Note from Beth Krom

The Pilgrims could never have imagined America as we know it today. From our colonial roots, we have grown into a country that remains the envy of the world, even in these challenging times. A country that has welcomed millions of immigrants in search of a better life to our shores. A country that has…

Rhode Island Bishop Denies Communion to Rep. Patrick Kennedy

Interesting position taken by Bishop Tobin of Rhode Island.  Because Patrick Kennedy is upholding the law, he is being denied communion by the Catholic Church.  Chris Matthews does a pretty decent job here of straddling the fence between respectful disagreement and putting Bishop Thomas Tobin on the spot.  I wonder if the Bishop supports the ability of all those Cardinals, Bishops and Msngrs in nthe church who were aware of child sex abuse going on but did nothing to protect the kids.  Would they deny communion to Republican lawmakers who voted for an illegal or unjust war in Iraq or advocated techniques of torture.

The Progression of the Recession Nationally

When windbags like Rush Limabugh call this economic climate “Obama’s economy,” a reminder that George W. Bush was able to avoid accepting responsibility for the declining economic forecast during the initial months of his first term because the declining economy was, in the words of the right wing media, “Clinton’s fault.” Check out this automated…

Monday’s Free Screening at Saddleback College of New Obama Movie Hosted by Bill Hedrick and Beth Krom

  We received this from the Krom campaign and wanted to share this with our readers. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQnuqYkRQek[/youtube] Please join us for a screening of “By the People: The Election of Barack Obama”, the hit HBO documentary that premiered on November 3rd. Guest speakers are Beth Krom, candidate for the 48th Congressional District  and Bill Hedrick,…

Politics and Technology

I have an AYSO soccer playoff game to attend tonight, but otherwise, I’d be at this event that has a fascinating topic on the convergence of politics and technology. The event is free but an RSVP is required. Here’s the skinny: MOTM OC with Rhonda Rohrabacher Tuesday Night -> Ticket fee waived Technology has changed the political…