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.
Raymond Bozemans is a young man in a hurry. The kid from Fort Collins can fly on the track, but he also smart enough to slow down and let younger kids catch up.
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.
Colorado’s Missy Franklin will have to wait a little longer to add to her medal count.
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.
Colorado’s own Missy Franklin won the women’s 100-meter backstroke at the London Olympics on Monday.
“[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.
It has been easy to marvel at the skills of Olympians, but new research says if the competition was truly opened up, humans wouldn’t stand a chance. Dr. Dave Hnida compared the record setting pace of a human versus that found in the animal world.
The United States team got off to a blistering start in the 400-meter freestyle relay with Missy Franklin swimming leadoff under world-record pace, but the Australians rallied behind Brittany Elmslie on the third leg.
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.