In Olympics, let’s focus on the winner of the race — not the race of the winner

Unless it’s changed overnight, the motto of the Olympics, since 1894, has been “Faster, Higher, Stronger.” It appears the U.S. Olympic Committee would like to change that to “Darker, Gayer, Different.” If your goal is to win medals, that won’t work. A USOC official was  quoted this week  expressing pride (what else?) about...

Conservatives Line Up Against McConnell-Schumer Spending Deal

Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) may be patting themselves on the back for brokering a compromise on the budget Wednesday, but conservative groups are not impressed with its contents. The deal would add $500 billion in federal spending – for both defense and non-defense spending. Conservatives lawmakers...