Noonan: Romney not helping himself The Wall Street Journal’s Peggy Noonan is criticizing Mitt Romney’s response to the death of a U.S. diplomat in Libya, telling Fox News today she doesn’t feel that the Republican presidential nominee “has been doing himself any favors” in the ... 12/9/2012 - 2:31 am | View Link
Noonan: 'People Are Afraid of Change' President Obama did not lose, he won. It was not all that close. There was enthusiasm on his side. Mitt Romney's assumed base did not fully emerge, or rather emerged as smaller than it used to be. He appears to have received fewer votes than John McCain. 11/10/2012 - 8:54 am | View Link
Noonan: Romney campaign is a "rolling calamity" (CBS News) Peggy Noonan, the Wall Street Journal columnist and former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, hasn't been shy about voicing her concerns about Mitt Romney's campaign, but in a Friday column she stepped up her critique. "The Romney ... 09/25/2012 - 12:18 pm | View Link
Peggy Noonan’s solution for Romney: Bring in the Wolf. With the end of the US Presidential election fast approaching, Peggy Noonan, former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan, offered some pretty blunt advice to Mitt Romney’s campaign in her Wall Street Journal column, ”Romney Needs a New CEO: How to save a ... 09/21/2012 - 2:13 pm | View Link
Before acrimony, Mitt Romney sought prose from Peggy Noonan’s now-poison pen WASHINGTON – More than a decade ago, long before Peggy Noonan would emerge as one of the most prominent conservative critics of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, the two sought to make history together. Romney, during the run-up to the 2002 Olympic ... 09/21/2012 - 12:24 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney presidential campaign, 2012 The Mitt Romney presidential campaign of 2012 began when Mitt Romney, the former Governor of Massachusetts, launched his second candidacy for the presidency of the ... 12/20/2014 - 2:17 am | View Website
Political positions of Mitt Romney The political positions of Mitt Romney have been recorded from his 1994 U.S. senatorial campaign, the 2002 gubernatorial election, during his 2003–2007 governorship ... 12/19/2014 - 9:52 pm | View Website
New Balance President and CEO Jim Davis Donated $500,000 ... Jim Davis made his Romney contribution AS A PRIVATE CITIZEN, not on behalf of New Balance. He has every right to act on his political views just as well ... 12/19/2014 - 8:02 am | View Website
Peggy Noonan: The Nihilist in the White House In The Wall Street Journal, Declarations columnist Peggy Noonan writes that this administration doesn’t build, it divides and tears down. Vindication is assumed. 11/22/2014 - 11:54 am | View Website
Mitt Romney: "No question" I'd be a better president than ... Mitt Romney has said he's not running for president in 2016 - but if he were to run and win, he's sure he'd be a lot better at the job than Hillary Clinton. 09/7/2014 - 8:55 am | View Website
Human rights groups took Jordan to task on Sunday as the country ended an eight-year moratorium on the death penalty with the hangings of 11 men convicted of murder. The men were executed at dawn in a prison abut 70 kilometres (45 miles) from the capital Amman, interior ministry spokesman Ziyad Zoob
Security was stepped up at police and fire stations across France on Sunday after a knife-wielding French convert to Islam was shot dead after attacking three police officers. Bertrand Nzohabonayo was killed Saturday after entering a police station in the central town of Joue-les-Tours armed with a
U. S. President Barack Obama does not consider the cyber attack on Sony Corp to be an act of war, he said in an interview, remarks apparently aimed at limiting U. S. anger over the incident which Washington blames on North Korea. Obama and his advisers are weighing how to respond in kind to the attack
U. S. president Barack Obama said in a TV interview set for broadcast on Sunday that he will do “everything I can” to close the U. S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after four Afghan detainees held there were sent home. Obama promised to shut the internationally condemned prison
CREDIT: AP Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani attributed the execution-style assassination of two police officers on Saturday afternoon to the protests that broke out across the city following a grand jury’s failure to indict a police officer for killing Eric Garner. “We’ve had four months of propaganda starting with the president that everybody should hate the police,” Giuliani said during an appearance on Fox News on Sunday.
By Tom Jacobs
As Jon Stewart has noted, the compromise federal budget just passed by Congress and signed by President Obama is full of unpleasant surprises. Among them: In a Scrooge-like Christmas gift, it cuts $93 million from the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, or WIC.
So it’s both timely and ironic that a newly published study concludes WIC doesn’t just boost the health of young children and their moms: It also plays a positive role in kids’ cognitive development.
“These findings suggest that WIC meaningfully contributes to children’s educational prospects,” Brown University sociologist Margot Jackson writes in the journal Social Science and Medicine.
WIC is a large-scale government program serving 53 percent of all infants born in the United States.