Dogs, constitutional amendments, Youtube videos, faith and politics - all this and more, Sunday @ 11am on Political Chowder
Political Chowder with host Arnie Arnesen is New Hampshire's newest political television show. Tune in Sunday, March 25, from 11 to Noon EST on MyTV (WZMY-TV – Comcast 18 or Comcast 6 and Dish and DirecTV). Political Chowder re-airs during the week on 30 public access stations, serving over 55 cities and towns across NH. Check local listings for times and dates.
Part One: The Week in Rewind Talkers
Jeff Feingold - editor of the NH Business Review
Rick Newman - former State Legislator, Lobbyist
· Health Insurance squared: NH House passes a resolution endorsing the National Health Insurance Act, NH Senate votes to extend family health insurance coverage to dependents up to the age of 25
· Dog racing in NH…Who is marking whose territory?
· Governor Lynch rolls out a constitutional amendment on public education- Winners and losers? Will Democratic legislators follow Lynch?
· President Bush comes out swinging in support of Attorney General Gonzales – What does this mean for US Senator Sununu, the first Republican Senator calling for Gonzales to be fired?
· Politics, Youtube videos, the internet…how to run a political campaign in the age of internet abuses and internet assets (The "1984" youtube Hillary attack ad and the two Manchester Republican's Buckley "exposed" videos)
· House members Splaine and McEachern sponsor resolution on the War in Iraq
· New Hampshire committee embraces Civil Union bill… marriage lite.
Part Two: The Interview
Rough Waters Ahead? Navigating the intersection of faith and politics.
Dr. Mark Silk - Director of the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life at Trinity College and founding editor of Religion in the News
Pastor Russell Johnson – Director of the Ohio Restoration Project, a movement of over 1000 "Patriot Pastors" from conservative churches
Dr. Silk and Pastor Russell are part of the NH Humanities Council two year initiative entitled "Shifting Ground". The national conference on religion and public life begins on March 23 and 24 in Bedford, NH. For information go to www.nhhc.org/ShiftingGround.phpFormer Political Chowder Guests in the National Media Spotlight
· Former guests of Political Chowder, Brian and Alma Hart appeared on The Today Show ( http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12065856/ ) to speak out against the poor treatment of wounded soldiers in Veteran facilities like Walter Reed. Check out the Hart's appearance on our show through Google Video by clicking the link below:
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