Philadelphia basketball legend Mike Bantom recalls the 1972 Olympic basketball controversy.
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.
Chris talks to Congressman Mike Kelly about a speech he made on government bureaucracy and to Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity. He also discusses former Vice-President Dick Cheney’s opinions of Sarah Palin and former Saturday Night Live Comedians views on making fun of the President.
It’s no longer just performance-enhancing drugs that can get an athlete sent home early from the Olympics. Twitter is having the same effect.
While the United States looks like a lock on the gold, there’s always the possibility of an upset if Team USA gets knocked off its game along the way.
An insider’s look at the USA Men’s Basketball team.
“[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.
Chris discusses the opening ceremonies of the Olympics, Newsweek calling Mitt Romney a wimp and he re-visits Friday’s interview with City Councilman Jim Kenney. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manager one day ahead of the trading deadline.
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.
Michael Phelps and the rest of the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team take a break from practice to sing along to this popular hit.
Chris talks to Senator Pat Toomey on the Senate vote to extend some of the Bush Tax Cuts, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece on the opening of the Olympics and Michael Vick sell his new line of clothes, and to City Councilman Jim Kenney on his proposed resolution to condemn Chick-Fil-A.
Romney isn’t revealing what he did while he held the public’s trust, both as head of the Olympics and as Governor of Massachusetts. With each passing week, Romney creates more questions about what he has done in the past and what he will do in the White House.
As Team USA gears up for the biggest sporting events of their lives in London, they need some motivation to push themselves in ways they never have before. Our Olympians use music to push their training to the next level in every workout and warmup. Get into the minds of our mightiest athletes by taking a peek at their Pregame Playlists.
If you can’t attend the Olympics this year, the London 2012 app is a good way to keep up to speed with how the Games are going in real time.