The Washington Times - May 18, 2010, 11:17AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Four immigration issues that are too hot to handle, Arizona passes law banning multilingual requirement for businesses, Only in Philly: Black Panther on the ballot


Despite the fact that immigration is vitally important to our nation’s future, it has become impossible to have an honest conversation about the issue. There’s simply too much fear of falsely being called a racist or of offending some key political demographic for people to discuss the subject. That has to change and it starts right here.

  • American ThinkerArizona passes law banning multilingual requirement for businesses
Governor Jan Brewer (R) signed legislation affirming that nothing in state law requires businesses to provide “trained and competent” interpreters when a customer comes in speaking a language other than English. Assistant Attorney General Michael Walker said that has probably always been the law.
Big Government:  Only in Philly: Black Panther on the ballot!
Jerry Jackson, notorious member of the New Black Panther Party, who was seen in the video below intimidating and threatening voters in 2008, is running for re-election as a member of the Democratic Executive Committee in Philadelphia.