Romney, Leadership, and the 2002 Olympics
Mitt Romney’s tenure as the CEO of Salt Lake City’s Olympic planning committee has been much touted throughout his presidential campaign — most explicitly, perhaps, when a group of 13 Olympians took center stage at the GOP convention on Thursday ...
More Unemployment Numbers
A couple data points to go along with the weighted unemployment numbers Ramesh posted below:
National unemployment rose from 8.2 percent in June to 8.3 percent in July.
Republican-governed states: 29
Total Workforce: 85,155,870
Total Unemployed: 6,680,458
Highest Unemployment Rate: Nevada, 12 percent
Lowest Unemployment Rate: ...
Democrats Vague on Prospects for Gun Control in Senate
As the country still reels from last week’s Colorado shootings, Congressional gun control advocates seem to take a variety of stances on how — if at all — the federal government should respond.
When asked if the killings would be an ...
Chelsi Henry: Youngest Florida Delegate
When Florida delegate Chelsi Henry first walked onto the Tampa Bay Times Forum floor, she was rendered speechless.
“It’s amazing. It’s beyond anything I could ever dream of,” she said yesterday of her time at the convention so ...
Texas's House Delegation Avoids Senate Race
Nearly 1.4 million Texans voted in May’s U.S. Senate primary, and they’ll return to the polls on July 31 for the runoff between former solicitor general Ted Cruz and current lieutenant governor David Dewhurst — but so far, only two ...
Remembering Communism’s Human Cost
Washington, D.C. — Four hundred million un-born lives “snuffed out,” another 100 million who lived just long enough to be massacred by Mao, Stalin, Castro and the like. But for all those deaths, there is only one statue in one city ...