The Washington Times - March 9, 2010, 09:51AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: 43% have less than $10k for retirement,How the Labor Dept. finessed the jobs report, and 66% of Independents say Obama is to their left.

  • CNN: 43% have less than $10k for retirement

The percentage of American workers with virtually no retirement savings grew for the third straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday.

  • NY Post: How the Labor Dept. finessed the jobs report
As I told readers in last Thursday’s column, Americans were about to get snowed. If the February labor numbers were bad, the Obama administration was going to blame the recent snowstorms.
Investors Business Daily: 66% of Independents say Obama is to their left
Supporters like to portray President Obama and his agenda as centrist. But those actually in the political center beg to differ. In fact, 66% of independents say their ideology is to the right of Obama, according to the latest IBD/TIPP poll. Just 14% say they’re more liberal.