News Roundup for Thursday, April 2

An occasional posting of news stories that pique our interest for no special reason.

Oregon Democrats are known terrorists: Plank 7.5 (bottom of page 38) of the 2008 Platform of the Oregon Republican Party states, “Inter-jurisdictional agency cooperation shall be improved for more effective joint action against organized crime, drug cartels, terrorist networks and the Oregon Democratic Party.”

Mutiny Due To Bounty: Newt Gingrich warns students, ““If the Republicans can’t break out of being the right wing party of big government, then I think you would see a third party movement in 2012.”

Punk’d: “Ann Coulter fell for a fake April Fools’ Day article by Car and Driver that claimed President Obama ordered GM and Chrysler to cease their participation in NASCAR because it is an ‘unnecessary expenditure.’ ”

The GOP strongly supports free and fair elections, except in Minnesota and Alaska: “The [Alaska] state Republican party thinks we ought to re-do the Senate race, to give the Republican candidate another chance.”

Ok, we admit it, the government is stupid: The Office of Ground Water changes its name to The Office of Groundwater. (H/T to General JC Christian, Patriot)