The Washington Times - April 5, 2010, 08:04AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The Democrats’ fake hate crime, Slicing NJ’s school, Under Obama, a diminished sense of opportunity


Representative Andre Carson (Democrat, Indiana) insisted he heard the N-word 15 times. He’s either suffering from the same condition as that Guam-flipper from Georgia, or he’s a liar. 

Under Christie’s budget, New Jersey’s 605 school districts will see their state aid reduced by 5 percent of their last budget. That trims state spending by $820 million, forcing school districts to make deeper cuts or raise property taxes.
Townhall:  Under Obama, a diminished sense of opportunity
It seems that some young Obama voters have decided it isn’t. The Pew Research Center’s poll of the millennial generation, which voted 66 percent to 32 percent for Obama in 2008, found that they identify with Democrats over Republicans by only a 54 to 40 percent margin this year.