The Washington Times - November 6, 2009, 07:56AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The Democrats are still short votes on the health care bill, the Army says that the Fort Hood shooter said “Allahu Akbar” before the massacre, and President Obama gaffes from a shout out during a speech.

Democrats are still short votes by double digits.

  • BostonHeraldArmy - Suspect said ‘Allahu Akbar!’ before shooting

The base commander at Fort Hood says soldiers who witnessed a shooting rampage that left 13 people dead reported that the gunman shouted “Allahu Akbar!” before opening fire at the Texas post. 

  • NewsBustersObama Gives Shout Out to ‘Congressional Medal of Honor Winner’ Who Isn’t

Ah, the dangers of giving shout outs without a teleprompter.  Crow is not a Medal of Honor recipient.

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