iOS app Android app

Obama Birth Certificate

Apparently, You CAN Fool All of the People All of the Time

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

We are a fear-driven culture. There is a large segment of the population that, no matter how well you document it, will not let a good fact get in the way of their fears about health care reform.

Whitewashing Orly Taitz

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily has long had a symbiotic relationship with Orly Taitz, the California attorney/dentist/real estate agent who has been a lead filer of lawsuits against President Obama regarding his birth certificate.

Jason Linkins

Pro-Birther Movie Steals Media Matters Content (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Once you get to know the "birthers," you become aware that a singular trait that they all share is a chronic and indefatigable laziness. After all, w...

Rep. Trent Franks Flip Flops On Birther Stance

POLITICO | Andy Barr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A month before Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) told a town hall audience that there is not enough evidence that President Barack Obama is a natural-born c...

Three Questions the Media Must Ask Republicans

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert S. McElvaine

One of the principal reasons why large percentages of Americans have been misled about health insurance reform and President Obama is the abdication of responsible journalism by much pf the mainstream media.

Criticism of Obama Not About Race, Says New Poll of White People

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The survey, conducted by the University of Minnesota's Opinion Research Institute, measured the opinions of a large cross-section of the nation's most virulent white Obama critics.

Liz Cheney: Favorite Pretty Princess (VIDEO)

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Sotomayor, Obama, and the Looming Republican Race Problem

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

The "Manchurian Candidate" fantasy is alive and well in Republican ranks. And is it a long-term problem that they are largely opposed to the first black president and first brown Supreme Court justice?...You bet.

WorldNetDaily Does Not Do Journalism

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily columnist, Joseph Farah, is using the same playbook against Obama that he used against Clinton in the 90s, using his Western Journalism Center to promote conspiracies.

Lobbyist-Run Group Provides Birther With Talking Points For Town Hall

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, ThinkProgress attended Rep. Tom Perriello's (D-VA) town hall in Ruckersville, Virginia. Inside, many people were holding signs provided by...

Orly Taitz Believes Obama Planning Labor Camps, Bloody Revolution

Esquire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

What Really Happens When You Demand the President Produce His Birth Certificate? You get a bunch of outrageous people -- very nice people, mind you, ...

The Top 5 Ways the 'Birthers' are Like the Global Warming Deniers

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

Both groups come from the same group of people, both are impervious to the evidence, and both get their disinformation from the same right-wing sources.

Joseph Farah's Birther Factory

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Joseph Farah is not a journalist. He is not a journalist -- he's a partisan political operative, just as he was before.

Why Liberals May Be More to Blame for the Birthers

Dan Pashman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Pashman

The level of press attention devoted to the birthers -- far more than left wing crackpots ever get -- seems to be a sign of liberal media bias.

The Silly Season In Politics

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Silly season" refers to late summer, when governments go on massive taxpayer-funded vacations all over the world. This year's season could produce a bumper crop of silly.

Meyerson: Birthers Hate Having A Black President

Washington Post | Harold Meyerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judging by the first public meetings on health-care reform that members of Congress have begun convening in their districts, America is in Second Comi...

Birther Texas Ranger: Chuck Norris Kicks Ass For Dobbs (VIDEO)

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

Not only did Chuck write a blog post defending Lou, he has now cut a video showing that when you mess with Lou, you mess with Chuck. Take a look.

Obama's Birthday Cards From Birthers (PICS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's the president's birthday! And what better way to celebrate than to give the birther movement even more media attention. Of course, we don't reall...

A Few Thoughts About President Obama's Birthday, the Need for Disclosure, and Transparency

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Once a person becomes the President of the United States, in my humble opinion he or she should belong to the people; therefore, the ordinary rights of privacy should no longer apply.

"Birthers" Latch Onto Forged Kenyan Birth Certificate

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: An anonymous blogger has taken credit for the "Kenyan birth certificate," posting photos of the fake document with the caption: Fine cotton ...

WorldNetDaily Shoots First, Ask Questions Later

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

The truth doesn't matter to WND when there's an opportunity to smear Obama.

Obama's REAL Kenyan Birth Certificate

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

The official embossed seal proves that this paper has been embossed with a seal that is official. This has all the trappings of something you would see on the Internet.

Hey! Who's on Lou Dobbs This Week?

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
August J. Pollak

A week of very serious issues.

Born In The U.S.A.: My Ethical Workout Tape Playlist for CNN's Pride And Joy, Lou Dobbs

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Wild

I'm no Birther, so I thought that maybe I could try to talk a little sense to Mister Lou Dobbs in the only way that I know how: with a goofy but totally grooving playlist here on Huffington Post.

GOP Reps. Schock, Shimkus Dismiss Obama Birthers' Claims

State Journal-Register | Bernard Schoenburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Freshman U.S. Rep. AARON SCHOCK, R-Peoria, recently received some national exposure he probably could have done without. (via)...