The Washington Times - December 30, 2009, 07:52AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab organized ‘war on terror week’, bleeding hearts and jihadi revolving doors, and Back in the tank with Fannie, Fred.

  • Times Online : Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab organized ‘War on Terror Week’ while studying at UCL
    The Nigerian student who organised “War on Terror Week” in January 2007 is now better known as Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the would-be suicide bomber who tried to blow up a transatlantic airliner last week.
  • Townhall: Bleeding Hearts and Jihadi Revolving Doors
The bleeding-heart ostriches of the left are blaming (who else?) cowboy George W. Bush for radicalizing poor, oppressed Yemenis. 
Investors Business Daily: Back In The Tank With Fannie, Fred
Now, in a sneaky move made on Christmas Eve, Treasury lifted the $400 billion cap on borrowing by the two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs), at least through 2012. So you, the taxpayer, are on the hook for their losses over that time — maybe longer.