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Obama's Social Security Number: What's Up With This Latest Birther Conspiracy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So the new new thing in Birtherism -- the hot conspiracy for interplanetary peyote-monkeys -- involves the complaint that President Barack Obama has a...

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Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Jason Linkins

WND's Jerome Corsi Claims Fort Hood Shooter Advised Obama [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you were wondering what paranoiac smear artist would be the first to attempt to name Obama as the man who guided Hasan to his murderous rampage yesterday, the answer -- naturally! -- is Jerome Corsi.

Peter Boyles' birther billboards coming to a highway near you

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last month, we told you about KHOW talk-show host Peter Boyles' plan to put up a billboard questioning the native-born status of President ...

Jason Linkins

WorldNetDaily Gaining Influence As Sensible Conservatives Push Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This past Tuesday, I posted an item on a recent effort launched by the conservative bloggers at The Next Right seeking to challenge WorldNetDaily, an ...

Jason Linkins

WorldNetDaily Faces An Organized Challenge From The Right [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you've ever suffered yourself to visit conservative website WorldNetDaily, you've probably despaired at the collection of nonsense and mental deran...

Palin Supports Corsi: District 9 Is a Documentary

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

An indignant Palin immediately released a series of searing Facebook status updates denouncing the impending alien immigrant infestation as "icky" and "un-American,"

More Orly Taitz!

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Finally, we have an extreme right-wing personality making the rounds in the corporate media who tears down the facade of "legitimacy" the Far Right bestows upon its craziest enthusiasts.

Sam Stein

Anti-Obama Author Still Questioning Obama's Citizenship

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jerome Corsi, author of the anti-Obama book "The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality," remains (shockingly) unconvinced by the ...

Republicans Embrace the Cootie Effect

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Though it is easy to dismiss the Republican reliance on the cootie effect and guilt-by-association as a sign of desperation, it would be a mistake to underestimate its potential impact.

Right-Wing Media Desperate to Smear Obama

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

It's crunch time, and right-wing media writers are in a frenzy. Indeed, it almost seems like a competition among the top right-wing writers to see who can go the farthest in smearing Obama.

An Interview with Erica Payne, Author of The Practical Progressive

Julian Brookes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julian Brookes

Erica Payne's book, The Practical Progressive: How to Build a Twenty-First Century Political Movement, is the essential guide to what's happening, who's who, and how to get involved in the new progressive "infrastructure."

Jerome Corsi's Bogus Journey

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Jerome Corsi's trip to Kenya certainly started out to be an excellent adventure. WorldNetDaily claimed on Oct. 2 that its senior reporter was heading...

Jerome Corsi And Jane Hamsher Go Head To Head (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In light of "The Obama Nation" author Jerome Corsi's recent detainment in and deportation from Kenya, here are some highlights from a recent Bloggingh...

Jerome Corsi, Obama Smear Author, Detained In Kenya

AP | TOM ODULA and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NAIROBI, Kenya — The American author of a controversial book accusing Barack Obama of seething with "black rage" and of being unfit for the U.S....

Anti-Obama Author Corsi Reflects the (Lack of) Journalistic Values of his Employer, WorldNetDaily

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

For Corsi's day job, he works at WND, where the favorite targets are Democratic presidential candidates -- and the actual truth of the charges it forwards is irrelevant.

Conservative Book Marketing vs Progressive Book Marketing

J.S. McDougall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
J.S. McDougall

When it comes to the mass marketing of ideas, the conservatives have been embarrassing the progressives for years. I attribute this to the simple fact...

Media Helps Corsi's Obama Smear Book Even When Debunking It

CJR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a Wednesday town hall meeting in Lynchburg, Virginia, Barack Obama derided The New York Times number-one bestseller The Obama Nation, and its autho...

Thomas B. Edsall

Corsi's Obama Book Inspires New Dissidents On Right

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At last count, there are only four members of the dissident cell -- Peter Wehner, Ross Douthat, Jon Henke and John Hawkins -- conservatives who have b...

A Tale of Two Obama Books: Why Do Progressives Still Not Get It?

Jennifer Nix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jennifer Nix

Obama Nation is a pathetic excuse for a book and is just one more example of how the right effectively moves their lies into the national discourse while the left fails to do so with progressive ideas.

Howard Wolfson: Obama Smear Book Dead On Arrival

Gotham Acme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although Jerome Corsi's book "The Obama Nation" has been out for just a brief period, it is already clear that it has failed to put a real dent in Sen...

Jerome Corsi's "NonFiction Bestseller" Is Neither

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Publishers value attention-getting controversy over fact-checking, and publications with best-seller lists, including the New York Times, don't make much effort to find out who's gaming the system and inflating sales.

Right Wing World from The Stephanie Miller Show

Stephanie Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephanie Miller

Today's "Right Wing World" from The Stephanie Miller Show brings us a morsel of Jerome Corsi and John McCain. ...

O'Reilly Truthiness: Obama Forces Voters To Read Book Perverting Truth About Obama

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Young

O'Reilly claims that Barack Obama is boosting the sales of Obama Nation, the number one book on this week's New York Timesbestseller list, because he won't come on The Factor.

It's a Three-Man Race: Obama vs The Two McCains

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

We all thought it was down to a two-man field. Obama vs. McCain. But it's turned out to be a three-man race: Obama vs the Old, Honorable McCain and his political doppelganger the New, Unprincipled McCain.