As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.
When Guor Marial was 8, he sprinted through the darkness with the hope of escaping child slavery at a labor camp in Sudan.
Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.
When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.
“[Romney] has pushed the envelope all the way to the edge, to his benefit, and I think that Americans would find that pretty distasteful. I think it’s going to make Americans recoil, and that’s why I think he’s not releasing those returns,” said Former Auto Czar Steve Rattner.
The U.S. men’s basketball team overcame a slow start before cruising to a 98-71 win over France in their Olympic opener.
Mitt Romney jabbed. British Prime Minister David Cameron countered. Salt Lake City’s mayor hit back. Ah, let the games begin. No, not the much-anticipated 2012 Olympics, but an across-the-pond kerfuffle between London, the host city, and Salt Lake City, the home of the 2002 Winter Olympics.
A two-time Olympic distance runner, his 15-year-old son and his son’s friend were killed in a fiery plane crash in Sedona, Ariz., his wife said Friday.
Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.