The Washington Times - July 5, 2010, 03:18PM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: What isn’t wrong with Sharia law?, Democrats quietly line up in Crist’s corner, 64% in Arizona say children of illegals shouldn’t automatically become U.S. citizens.

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The GuardianWhat isn’t wrong with Sharia law?

Now a report, Sharia Law in Britain: A Threat to One Law for All and Equal Rights, reveals the adverse effect of sharia courts on family law. Under sharia’s civil code, a woman’s testimony is worth half of a man’s. A man can divorce his wife by repudiation, whereas a woman must give justifications, some of which are difficult to prove. Child custody reverts to the father at a preset age; women who remarry lose custody of their children even before then; and sons inherit twice the share of daughters


A dozen other prominent Broward Democrats co-hosted, including state Rep. Ari Porth of Coral Springs - the only Democratic legislator to break ranks and back Crist openly, except Rep. Darryl Rouson of St. Petersburg, a former Republican and longtime Crist ally.


  • Rasmussen64% in Arizona say children of illegals shouldn’t automatically become U.S. citizens
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Arizona finds that 64% agree that children born to illegal immigrants should not automatically become citizens of the United States. Twenty-six percent (26%) disagree and say these children should become U.S. citizens.