Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The White House attack on Fox News is more about warning other media, Republicans choose sids in NY23 race, and Marco Rubio cuts Charlie Crist's lead in half in Florida's GOP Senate primary.
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President Barack Obama has nominated Georgetown University law professor, Chai R. Feldblum, to the Equal Employment Opportunity Council. Ms. Feldbaum, a gay activist attorney, formerly was a staffer at the American Civil Liberties Union, the Human Rights Campaign, and clerked for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, author of Roe v. Wade.
A second debate is past and only two weeks now remain in the race for the governor's office in New Jersey. An average of all polls taken show Republican candidate Chris Christie leading incumbent Democrat Jon Corzine by just one percentage point. Independent candidate Chris Daggett controls double digit support in most polls.New Jersey bloggers comment:
Center for American Progress released a study yesterday titled The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything.The left leaning Center for American Progress worked with first lady of California Maria Shriver to put together a report essentially promoting the center's liberal policy agenda on the hi
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: The White House has other targets after Fox News, Dede Scozzafava calls the cops on a reporter for doing his job, and freezing Yankee fans are preached to about global warming.
Today's Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Democrats may need more voters at the polls in 2010, The White House has a plan to marginalize the Chamber of Commerce, and Time Magazine promotes eco-friendly and sex toys.
Richard and Mayumi Heene met in acting school according to Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden. A failed actor, Mr. Heene sought to look for fame through the reality show Wife Swap. Today, authorities say he and his family made a hot-air balloon and a story built on a fabrication.
The Larimer County Sheriff, Jim Alderden, told media this afternoon that the Heene family made up the entire story of their son Falcon being whisked away in a silvery balloon for the sake of a publicity stunt.
Fox News political commentator Juan Williams responded tonight after being insulted with a racial slur by talk radio host Warren Ballentine on last night's O'Reilly Factor.
The 911 call with Falcon Heene's parents has been released.
Word is the Supreme Court's website is a complete joke. Upon review by Watercooler staff, the site indeed looks like it hasn't been updated since Al Gore invented the internet.
This is not the first time Juan Williams has been attacked with a racial slur on a cable news broadcast. Newsbusters writer Matthew Balan noted that on a CNN program aired in September of 2007, African American university professor and blogger Boyce Watkins called Mr. Williams a "happy negro" after comparing FNC host Bill O'Reilly to Iranian tyrant Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Illinois voters may soon be empowered to remove the standing governor from office. If 60% of voters vote 'yes' in November 2010 elections the state constitutional amendment will pass.
Warren Ballentine, a talk radio host who sparred with Juan Williams about Rush Limbaugh last night on the O'Reilly Factor, talked about the response from those not at all pleased with his "porch" remark on his online radio show today saying the following.: