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In this issue of Tenth News:
- Volunteer of the Month Terry Jones: The Tempered Hippie Chick
- Four Years Later/Messages from the Mall: A Celebration of History
- Reflecting on the 2013 Presidential Inauguration
- Now What?
- America in 2083
- Congress Watch: In the 113th Congress, Sen. Kirk Continues to Vote Like a Loyal Republican Foot Soldier
- Found at a Local Sports Bar: Credibility, Bias, and the Difference
Volunteer of the Month Terry Jones: The Tempered Hippie Chick
by Eleonora di Liscia
This month we profile Terry Jones, tracing the path that brought this talented volunteer to Tenth Dems where she has designed campaign buttons, posters, invitations, and dozens of editions of the Tenth News.
Four Years Later/ Messages from the Mall: A Celebration of History
by Adrienne Kirshbaum
As a counterpoint to Tenth Dems’ own Lauren Beth Gash’s thoughts about this year’s inaugural festivities, we also reproduce our report of Lauren’s experiences at Obama’s first Inauguration, four years ago.
Reflecting on the 2013 Presidential Inauguration
by Mark Rosenberg, M.D.
The author’s personal reflection after attending the 2013 Inauguration.
by Steve Sheffey
So a Democrat was just elected to Congress from the 10th District of Illinois for the first time in over three decades. How has Congressman Brad Schneider been doing so far? Is it too early to speculate on what it will take to keep him in office after 2014?
America in 2083
by Jack Altschuler
How far has America come in the last 150 years? Can you imagine how Americans 70 years from now will view us and what we did in this era? What will our legacy be?
Congress Watch: In the 113th Congress, Sen. Kirk Continues to Vote Like a Loyal Republican Foot Soldier
It’s not too soon to track the votes of Senator Mark Kirk, back at the Capitol after last year’s stroke. Our reporting reveals how the self-proclaimed “independent” is just another party-line Republican.
Found at a Local Sports Bar: Credibility, Bias, and the Difference
by David Rauen
When does having lunch at a local sports bar turn into a political upset stomach? The answer may have you reaching for the Pepto-Bismol.