Chalk up another school on the list of unyielding policy slaves that punish unsuspecting students wielding weapons of mass suspension. Brody Middle School in Des Moinse, Iowa, suspended an 11-year-old girl for bringing empty shotgun shells to school.
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Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Actor Larry David urinates on a picture of Jesus, Levi Johnston tells CBS he is hiding dirt on Sarah Palin, and FNC's Shepard Smith apologizes for his network's lack of balance.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Relying on Rep. Alan Grayson is not the greatest idea, Gallup shows that more than half of gun owners fear that Obama will ban firearms, Michelle Malkin goes after Newt Gingrich for his attack on Doug Hoffman and Hoffman supporters last night.
Once again, the overzealous young Obama administration is pushing politics too far into the federal agencies where it is supposed to be forbidden, this time at the Department of Education.
A week past since the Justice Department announced it will no longer prosecute users of medical marijuana in state's where it's legal. The announcement has caught states off-guard and sent some reeling for a way to regulate medical marijuana without help from the feds.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Bob McDonnell kept his conservative values and victory in Virginia is looking better than ever, Think tanks are bigger power players in Washington, and the "hate" industry like the Southern Poverty Law Center have become the judges of what is evil in our culture.
Passages from the Koran are appearing spontaneously on the skin of a baby in southern Russia. Nine-month-old Ali Yakubov, a.k.a. Koran Baby, has become a sensation in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, which is 90% Muslim. His parents claim that the signs began when the word "Allah" appeared on his chin, and longer passages began emerging on his arms and legs twice weekly
Impeached governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, celebrity for all the scummy reasons, will be allowed to appear on Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice after a judge in his federal trial raised no objection Tuesday.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Obama's resolution to stifle free speech on Islam, Palin Wins, Pawlenty falls, and MSNBC host Chris Matthews thinks right-wing evangelicals are most like the Taliban.
Minnesota's Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty is in Washington D.C. tonight holding his first fundraiser for his newly formed political action committee "Freedom First." The fundraiser will start at a local Washington D.C. bar and make its way to the home of lobbyist John Milne and his wife Deb Anderson. Unfortunately, Pawlenty's handlers have closed the event to press.
Headlines in the special election to fill Rep. John McHugh's seat in New York's 23rd Congressional District have been dominated by Republican nominee Dede Scozzafava. And it's not good news.
With or without sound, a new ACORN video damns testimony from ACORN workers that O'Keefe and partner Hannah Giles were denied and escorted out of the Philly office. Instead, the video shows nothing different than past videos: a young prostitute and her congress nominee boyfriend, who are starting a business with foreign child prostitutes from El Salvador, warmly accepted by an ACORN employee who provides tax and loan assistance.
In the video clip below, Congressman Mike Pence (R-Ind.) took to the House floor today and defended conservative media outlets.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: A West Virginia woman has recanted her story of torture after she helped send six people to prison, MSNBC blames the tele-prompter for a race gaffe, and Rep. Alan Grayson's new "listing of the dead" website has more problems than just being offensive.
The Washington Times Water Cooler blog continues looking at the Center for American Progress study's The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything. Today, we take a glimpse as to why feminist language tends to turn men off.