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Water Cooler Archive: September 2010


  • Conservatives react to O'Donnell win

    If the Delaware Republican Senate primary proved one thing yet again, nobody voting on Capitol Hill, regardless of party, is safe. While there were conflicts about whether or not the victor of the Delaware primary, Christine O'Donnell, can pull it off in November election, conservative movement leaders are nevertheless cheering. Here are some of their reactions. Published September 15 2010

  • NRSC's Cornyn: We will support O'Donnell

    Senator John Cornyn, Texas Republican and Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) released the following statement regarding the Delaware Senate race, where he announced the NRSC will support GOP candidate Christine O'Donnell. Published September 15 2010

  • NRSC will not fund O'Donnell race in Delaware

    It appears the fight during the primary election among conservative commentators and writers about Senate GOP candidate Christine O'Donnell has continued following Ms. O'Donnell's victory over Republican Congressman Mike Castle. Published September 14 2010

  • Shocker upset--O'Donnell wins Delaware GOP primary

    Delaware Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate Christine O'Donnell has clenched the GOP nomination and moves on to challenge Democrat Chris Coons in the general election Published September 14 2010

  • Study: Women more likely than men to accept global warming

    This is hardly a surprising study coming from a Michigan State University researcher. The findings say that women are more likely to believe the "scientific consensus" on global warming. Published September 14 2010

  • Reuters: Democrat Reid struggles in Nevada vote

    Fresh from the campaign trail during recess, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, continues to struggle in his re-election bid against Republican Sharron Angle Published September 14 2010

  • Not so fast, Senator McCaskill

    Senator McCaskill can continue to beat up on the job creators in the private sector, as she denies them any recognition that they are the engine who keep the economy going, but it will not help more American incomes get any higher nor push unemployment numbers any lower. Published September 14 2010

  • Interview with Oregon Senate candidate Jim Huffman

    "I believe that the most important aspect of the American Constitution is protection of individual freedom. The way you safeguard that freedom is by strict adherence to the Constitutional structure." Published September 13 2010

  • Taliban Deface Koran to Sell Heroin

    The Taliban are using pages torn from the Koran to package heroin sold on the streets by kids. Published September 13 2010

  • Pence steps up for Boehner

    House Minority Leader John Boehner, Ohio Republican, was piled on this weekend following his response to whether or not he would vote to extend the Bush middle-class tax cuts, if that was the only tax relief available to extend, and the Bush higher income tax cuts were not allowed the same extension. Published September 13 2010

  • Breitbart to release 'interesting' audio of Capitol Hill politician

    Known for releasing sensational viral videos, multi-media web mogul Andrew Breitart is preparing to post "interesting" audio of a member of Congress. Published September 12 2010

  • Video: Koran set on fire at Ground Zero

    A man burned a Koran at Ground Zero on September 11, 2010 Published September 11 2010

  • Obama inserts service agenda in 9/11 address

    What is it about President Barack Obama's call for community service on the anniversary of 9/11? Published September 11 2010

  • Events surrounding Ground Zero most politicized this 9/11 remembrance

    September 11th ceremonies at both Ground Zero and the Pentagon on Saturday included President Barack Obama addressing reporters from Washington and Vice President Joe Biden speaking in Manhattan. Amidst the controversy of the proposed Ground Zero Mosque and a Florida Pastor Terry Jones who planned and later cancelled burning Korans on Saturday, the emotional wounds of a horrific day 9 years ago remain in the spotlight. Former New York Governor George Pataki gives his thoughts of that day and the issues surrounding it. Published September 11 2010

  • Off the beaten path online: Hillary Clinton's campaign for '12 is underway...

    Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Hillary Clinton's campaign for '12 is underway, Hackers make 57,000 booby-trapped websites weekly, Buchanan & Deutsch: imprison pastor to prevent Koran-burning. Published September 10 2010

  • Florida pastor 'suspends' 9/11 Koran burning

    Rev. Terry Jones the Gainesville Florida Pastor who planned to burn Korans on September 11, announced early Wednesday evening he is canceling the event...for now. Initially, the Florida pastor claimed to have struck a deal with supporters of the Ground Zero Mosque, but after his assertions were refuted by those behind mosque, Pastor Jones began reassessing his plans to cancel the Koran burning. Published September 10 2010

  • Interpol issues global alert: Increased terror threat if Koran burning in U.S. happens

    According to an Interpol media release, should Rev. Terry Jones, a Gainesville Florida pastor planning to burn Korans on September 11, go through with the torching of the books, chances are higher that a terror incident could very well result from Rev. Jones's provocation. Published September 9 2010

  • Off the beaten path online: Abortion official charged with faking bomb scare at own clinic...

    Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Abortion official charged with faking bomb scare at own clinic, Barack Obama admits Democrats could be punished in mid-terms, President Reagan film biopic to be made. Published September 9 2010

  • State Dept.: Burning Koran same as killing thousands on 9/11

    At Tuesday's daily press briefing at the State Department, Department Assistant Secretary P.J. Crowley discussed the attacks of 9/11 and compared terrorists who attacked the United States to a Gainesville Pastor who plans to burn Korans this September 11th. Published September 8 2010

  • Reid former campaign manager accuses top Senate Dem of shady past

    An interview that is making rounds is KMZQ’s morning host Steve Wark’s 8/26 talk with Don Williams, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's former campaign manager and 30 year associate. Published September 8 2010