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Trump Perverts American History Pushing Religious Power Grab

William Bradley | Posted 02.05.2017 | Home
William Bradley

As President Donald Trump continues his attempt to shock doctrine America with a flurry of executive orders, geopolitical posturings, sophomoric outbu...

Trump Administration Absolutely Outraged Someone Would Try To Delegitimize A President

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home

In its short time in office, the new administration has consistently complained that people keep trying to undermine and delegitimize President Donald...

President Obama Pees His Birth Certificate In Russian Into Snow On The White House Lawn

James Schlarmann | Posted 01.17.2017 | Home
James Schlarmann

Satirical news articles found every day on The Political Garbage Chute. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Barack H. Obama (D-Kenya) was photographed and ...

Trump's Pick For Health Secretary Literally Ran Away From Birther Question

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home

Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), the Obamacare opponent President-elect Donald Trump has picked to head the Department of Health and Human Services, once balke...

Trump Supporters Are Still Stuck On Benghazi And Obama’s Birthplace

The Huffington Post | Nick Bayer | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home

It doesn’t matter what the fact-checkers say ― a majority of Americans are willing to believe conspiracy theories about the presidential candidate...

An Open Letter To Donald Trump's Legion Of Supporters

Joe Seldner | Posted 10.01.2016 | Home
Joe Seldner

Trump promises to rebuild America's inner cities, which he claims are less safe than the streets of Afghanistan. He promises to create millions of jobs. He promises, yes, to make American great again. Does anyone believe him? Tens of millions do.

Chuck Grassley Gave Trump 'Credit' For Obama Releasing His Birth Certificate In 2011

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump spent years pushing the conspiracy theory that President Barack Obama was born in Kenya, n...

Donald Trump Is 'Very Proud' Of His Birtherism

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 10.01.2016 | Home

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who spent five years questioning whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States, refuses t...

Assessing Donald Trump's Debate Implosion

Andy Ostroy | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
Andy Ostroy

It was a beautiful thing to watch. There's nothing sweeter than witnessing a Donald Trump implosion in front of 100-million people. I suspect the first presidential debate will likely go down as the modern-day Kennedy-Nixon contest for its ultimate impact on the election.

Where Was Lester Holt And Other Things I Thought During The First Debate

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

Well, the first presidential debate is a done deal, and as always I like to quickly type out my own personal reactions before reading everyone else's, to give you an opinion uninfluenced by the herd mentality of the rest of the media.

Donald Trump Refuses To Apologize To Black Community For Birtherism: 'I Say Nothing'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 09.27.2016 | Home

Donald Trump is not sorry for spending five years denying the legitimacy of America’s first black president, he said during Monday night’s preside...

Trump The Arsonist Plays Firefighter

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 09.24.2016 | Home
Richard J. Rosendall

Electing a president whom Colin Powell calls "an international pariah" might please those who like nothing better than "sticking it" to friends and enemies alike. Shall America model itself on Trump by being pathologically thin-skinned, stiffing our creditors, and evading responsibility? With such a leader, who needs enemies?

Obama's Long, Frustrating And Fruitless Campaign To Kill Birtherism

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.30.2016 | Home

For aides to President Barack Obama, the first hint that his biography was the subject of conspiracy theories arrived well before Donald Trump or Hill...

Donald Ducking The Press

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

As I write that headline, I have to wonder why we all haven't been using the neologistic verb "Donald ducking" by this point in the presidential race. After all, a large part of Donald Trump's campaign has been built on the foundation of him ducking questions and issues that he doesn't want to talk about.

Birtherism, Racism And The Ongoing Madness Of It All

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Elwood D. Watson

The fact is that there is a sizable segment of White Americans (as well as some non-White Americans) that cannot come to grips with the fact that the nation actually elected a Black man as president.

Double Standard? What If Clinton Hinted Trump Should Be Shot?

Mark Green | Posted 09.19.2016 | Home
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgIn a week of Deplorables, Pneumonia-Gate, and Lies about Birther Lies, guess which got the least coverage? Lowry & Barrett debate why the candidates are indeed graded on a curve and, short of sex change operation, what Hillary should do about it. "HERE"S what you have to lose!"

Trump Super PAC Strategist Says There Is An 'Otherness' To Obama

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.20.2016 | Home

Donald Trump super PAC strategist Alex Castellanos said Sunday that there is an “otherness” to President Barack Obama, adding fuel to the conspira...

Kasich Won't Say If Trump Should Apologize For Birtherism (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.18.2016 | Home

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Sunday was reluctant to suggest that GOP nominee Donald Trump should apologize to President Barack Obama for spreading li...

Chris Christie Falsely Claims Donald Trump Wasn't A Birther For Years And Years

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.20.2016 | Home

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) falsely claimed Donald Trump put to bed his skepticism of President Barack Obama’s birthplace years ago, despite ...

Friday Talking Points -- Media Gets Played By Trump, Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Chris Weigant

The media got played by Donald Trump this morning, once again. Picture Charlie Brown lying flat on his back, wondering why he keeps falling for the old kick-the-football bit.

Cable News Networks Are Trump's Greatest Suckers

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.17.2016 | Home

Media critics and the objects of their criticism have spent the last few weeks bickering over such issues as false equivalency, how the expectations o...

Born in the USA

Jonathan Richards | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Jonathan Richards

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Hillary Clinton Reminds Donald Trump She Didn't Start The Birther Movement

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.18.2016 | Home

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was quick to respond when her Republican rival, Donald Trump, falsely accused her of starting the birt...

Donald Trump Never Stopped Stoking Birtherism

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday falsely accused his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton of starting the so-called birther movem...

The Anti-American

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 09.05.2016 | Home
Robert S. McElvaine

During this Labor Day week, the traditional start date for fall presidential campaigns, the time is overdue for all Americans to wake up and fully recognize that this is no ordinary election, that one of the candidates represents an unprecedented threat to America, and just how extensive that threat is.