Tales from the Trail

Ann Romney’s horse, trainer headed to Olympics

June 16, 2012

A horse partly owned by First Lady candidate Ann Romney will be representing the red, white and blue in London this summer after almost certainly qualifying for the U.S. Olympic team in dressage, “the highest expression of horse training.”

United States 0-2 in world sports arena

December 2, 2010

The United States has now lost out on two huge world sporting events in the past two years. And in each instance to first-time winners.

Obama Olympics Ouch!

October 2, 2009

So. What happened?

President Barack Obama dashed overnight to Copenhagen, waved the flag, praised everyone in sight, and came home with Nothing, Nada, Naught, Zero, Zip, Zilch (couldn’t find the Danish word or would have thrown that in too).

Obama as Jedi knight? George Lucas knew it all along

September 17, 2009

If you’re one of those folks suspicious that maybe, just maybe, President Barack Obama is a Jedi knight, the photos from the White House lawn Wednesday must have been eye-opener.

Obama brings the Olympics to the White House

September 16, 2009

OBAMA/OLYMPICSPresident Obama deeply disappointed his hometown Chicago when he announced that he would not go to Copenhagen next month to personally make the city’s case for hosting the 2016 Olympics, so he and first lady Michelle Obama, who is going in his stead, on Wednesday brought the Olympics to the White House instead.

Do Americans have ‘Obama fatigue?’

August 7, 2008

CHICAGO – Are the magazine cover stories on Barack Obama and the blanket coverage of him on television and in newspapers creating voter “fatigue” with the candidate?