The Washington Times - June 4, 2010, 09:01AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Theft of Mojave Cross will only stiffen veterans’ resolve, Israel Navy: 3 commandos nearly taken hostage in Gaza flotilla raid, Brewer: I asked Obama’when’ he intends to secure the border.

  • Townhall: Theft of Mojave Cross will only stiffen veterans’ resolve
Here is a simple truth the perpetrators—whoever they are—will never understand: Their actions will not discourage those among us in this fight. To the contrary, it makes us more determined to stay the course.

  • Haaretz:Israel Navy: 3 commandos nearly taken hostage in Gaza flotilla raid
During Israel’s takeover of a Turkish ship in the Gaza-bound aid flotilla this week, some passengers tried to take captive three commandos who lost consciousness as a result of the activists’ blows, according to early findings of a navy investigation. The three were dragged into one of the passenger halls below deck and were held there for several minutes.

Freedom’s Lighthouse: Brewer: I asked Obama’when’ he intends to secure the border
Some experts suggest that’s the driving force behind the “stealth unionization” in Michigan to rope in sometimes unsuspecting independent contractors who watch children and the elderly and take state subsidies from low-income clients.
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