Perhaps the reason Tim Jones and his colleagues are pushing legislation that could cripple public schools, destroy unions and eliminate a state income tax is because of "close, personal constituents" like retired St. Louis billionaire Rex Sinquefield, who contributed $100,000 to Jones' reelection campaign.
Shouldn't we stop inviting the Jonses, Taitzes, and Becks of the world on national television, letting them embarrass themselves, and then scurrying back to our columns, blogs, and Facebook pages to cite them as representations of mainstream conservative thought?
Conservative talk radio is all aflutter about a trial underway in Florida to determine whether President Obama is eligible to appear on the election ballot there.
In honor of birthers and conspiracy theorists everywhere, the Obama campaign is re-releasing its limited-edition "Made in the USA" mugs.
On a day when Perry is hoping that the bulk of the media coverage will focus on his flat tax proposal, his mention of birtherism will likely take away some -- if not most -- of the attention from his economic plan.
If we had shared intelligence with Pakistan, the chances that it would not have leaked are about zero. Pakistan knows that, just as it knows that the palaver about friendship is meant to conceal as much as it reveals. We're all in on the wink.
"To be honest, it's something I've always kind of wondered about," Gov. Palin said. "Hawaii just isn't an American-sounding name, like Alaska."
As one experiences a series of solo performers delivering monologues, it becomes fairly easy to see which actors are secure in their material, which honestly love to work with an audience, and which are still developing their "sea legs."
Barack Obama celebrated turning 49 years of age today amid a growing controversy from members of the so-called "Birther" movement who claim that today is not actually his birthday.
I hope the recent fascination with fantasy doesn't have larger escapist implications for the world of politics.
By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Yesterday, President Obama signed health care reform into law. As Mike Lillis explains in the Washingt...
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Orly Taitz, a leading Birther spokesperson, said today that she had in her possession a birth certificate for Mr. Obama that was issued in Tel Aviv.
In August, I detailed how WorldNetDaily is telling only part of the Orly Taitz story -- the anti-Obama birther lawyer with whom WND has long had a sym...
After Fox reported that Meb Keflezighi, an American runner, had placed first in the marathon, conservative activists questioned Mr. Keflezighi's status as a U.S. citizen, which he became in 1998.