Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The ‘green jobs’ scam unmasked, Palin Channels Feinstein is this any different?, and TRush Limbaugh’s voice tested to kill beetle.
- Townhall: The ‘green jobs’ scam unmasked
According to a series of new reports, billions of dollars in “stimulus” money that was supposed to go toward creating “Green Jobs” here in America instead went to foreign-owned companies – who “created or saved” the vast majority of their jobs overseas. Obviously there is nothing wrong with America investing in foreign businesses, as protectionism is a recipe for disaster.
- SodaHead: Palin Channels Feinstein is this any different?
California political scribes recalled, however, that now-senior Senator Dianne Feinstein pulled the same stunt during a crucial debate when she unsuccessfully ran for governor against Pete Wilson.
NewsBusters: Rush Limbaugh’s voice tested to kill beetle
To combat such infestations, scientists thought up the “nastiest, most offensive sounds” they could. Those included recordings of Guns & Roses, Queen, Rush Limbaugh and manipulated versions of the insects’ own sounds.