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Trump Praises Perry On Controversial Issue

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

Donald Trump said Texas Gov. Rick Perry's flirtation with the birther issue would help him in the Republican presidential primary, in an interview wit...

GOP Candidate Knocks Rick Perry For Birther Talk

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman criticized fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry for toying with the birther issue Wednesday in an intervi...

Rick Perry Clarifies Position In Birther Debate

Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said on Wednesday that he has no doubt that President Barack Obama was born in the United States and is an American citizen, Ada...

Rick Perry's Latest Answer On Obama's Birthplace

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Tuesday declined to say whether he believes President Barack Obama was born in the United States....

Birther Convicted Of Bizarre Plot To Force Obama Out Of Office

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Prosecutors described a frightening standoff at a Tennessee courthouse between law enforcement and an armed man who vowed to ...

Rick Perry Keeps Birther Issue Alive: 'It's Fun To Poke At' Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said the birther issue was worth "keeping alive" in a CNBC interview Tuesday morning. "It's a good issue to keep alive. It's fun...

Trump: 'I Don't Know' If Obama Birth Certificate Is Authentic

Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

Donald Trump, who made headlines months ago by questioning the authenticity of President Obama's birth certificate, is back in the spotlight with more...

Karl Rove Weighs In On Perry's 'Nutty' Association

Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

Republican strategist Karl Rove weighed in on Rick Perry's recent flirtation with birtherism Monday, warning the Texas governor and GOP presidential c...

Rick Perry Answers Birther Questions, Walks Fine Line

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry walked a fine line when presented with questions about President Barack Obama's birth certificate -- whic...

Smiley Face Birtherism

Arthur Goldwag | Posted 12.04.2011 | Weird News
Arthur Goldwag

If you magnify Hawaii State Registrar Alvin T. Onaka's stamped signature 800 times, "the distinct form of a smiley face can be seen on the side of the 'A' in Onaka's first name.

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Accused Of Racism, Defends Birther 'Posse'

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

Local news station KNXV-TV of Phoenix interviewed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Monday about his efforts to investigate President Barack Obama's ...

Sergeant Who Doubts Obama's Citizenship To Be Discharged From Air Force

AP | By JOSH FUNK | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Air Force said Wednesday it is discharging a hero of the so-called birther movement who refused to report to duty in Germany for a ...

Donald Trump Argues Obama Produced Fake Birth Certificate

Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

This post has been updated. Donald Trump is inserting himself back into the world of politics, declaring that the White House produced inauthentic...

Birth Certificate Reveals Obama's Secret

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 06.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Philip Neches

The subject of President Obama's birth certificate occasioned spilling far too much ink, both real and virtual. So what have we learned? I leave the ...

WorldNetDaily's Natural Born Misleaders

Terry Krepel | Posted 07.20.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

With President Obama's release of his long-form birth certificate, WorldNetDaily lost one of the biggest cudgels it has used against the president.

Obama Birth Certificate T-Shirts Hit The Market

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – You've seen President Barack Obama's birth certificate. Now you can wear it. The Obama campaign is selling T-shirts on its website t...

A Birther Apologizes

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.13.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When President Barack Obama's birth certificate was released, I was looking forward to hearing the birthers say they were sorry for their attack on Obama. How naïve could I possibly have been?

Why Did Birther Support Drop So Much?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

It is possible to convince people who aren't hardcore believers and conspiracy theorists. However, these conditions rarely materialize for prominent political misperceptions, which tend to be harder to definitively debunk.

The Jobs Numbers and the President's Job

Robert Kuttner | Posted 07.08.2011 | Business
Robert Kuttner

Despite the president's enhanced stature on national security issues and his success in showing up his critics, the 2012 election will be mainly about the economy.

It's Been a Bad Week for GOP Lies About Obama

Mitchell Bard | Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

As the last week or two unfolded, I was struck by how several news events absolutely obliterated three of the top lies told by Republicans to try and bring down the president.

Is birtherism driven by race?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

For Obama's race to be the cause of the birther critique, we'd need to believe a white Democratic presidential candidate with a foreign parent who spent much of his childhood overseas would not have his eligibility questioned.

Wanda Sykes Rips Trump, Calls Birthers Racist

Posted 07.06.2011 | Entertainment

Wanda Sykes has never pulled punches, especially when it comes to controversy and politics. On Thursday night, she delivered a jab to Donald Trump, an...

Donald: The Duck

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
B. Jeffrey Madoff

I was having dinner with two clients when a large man with a larger orange coif approached our table with his associate. "Excuse me," said the dark s...

No Place To Hide: A Buddhist Perspective On Birthers

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 07.03.2011 | Religion
Sharon Salzberg

I agreed that the questioning of the president's birth place was a conscious form of race baiting, and I considered that day a very sad day in this country, illuminating a great deal of divisiveness, bigotry, and ignorance.

Copy Of Obama Birth Certificate Signed By Trump, Auctioned For Charity

Sarah Granger | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact
Sarah Granger

Katie Jacobs Stanton didn't get a job at the White House by being shy. So when the opportunity to meet Donald Trump came up, she hatched a plan: to get his autograph on a copy of Obama's birth certificate.