Tag: Birthers

Grab-bag of Asshattery

Filed in National by on July 6, 2012 13 Comments

We did away with the asshat of the day posts a while ago (too much to keep up with). So today I offer a grab bag of asshattery.

First, we have New Hampshire Republican legislator Bob Kingsbury who claims that kindergarten leads to higher crime.

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See What Crazy Eileen Started – UPDATED

Filed in National by on May 21, 2012 13 Comments

We all remember Crazy Eileen, one of the first birthers to go public. Well, Arizona, not satisfied with being the batshit crazy place it’s become, has just added a new ingredient to the mix – birtherism. Their Secretary of State has indicated he may not allow President Obama’s name to appear on the ballot because he’s not convinced he was born in the US.

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Kooky Talk in Sussex

Filed in National by on April 4, 2012 3 Comments
Kooky Talk in Sussex

Well, it must be Spring because it seems as though more crazy talk is filling the airwaves than usual. We now get to listen to Matt Walsh on WGMD in the evenings. Walsh was a DJ on 93.5 “The Beach,” until they tired of him and his nonsense. In 2010, he ran for mayor of Georgetown and took a whopping 25 votes out of the 455 cast. Yes, he took 5.5% of the vote. He probably got his butt kicked because instead of talking about issues that would affect the average Georgetown resident, he squawked about the Second Amendment, health care reform, and illegal aliens. Yeah, those would be my top choices if I was running for municipal office.

Well, tonight on his show, Walsh decided to talk about President Obama’s birth certificate. Or as he put it, his alleged birth certificate. He started off by saying “I’m not a birther, but……..”

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Filed in National by on May 18, 2011 9 Comments

More birther beatdown: In a stunning development one day after the release of Where’s the Birth Certificate? The Case that Barack Obama is not Eligible to be President, by Dr. Jerome Corsi, World Net Daily Editor and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Farah has announced plans to recall and pulp the entire 200,000 first printing run […]

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Uhhhh…Thanks? Donald Trump

Filed in National by on May 17, 2011 4 Comments

Washington Post‘s Greg Sargent hypothesizes that Trumop’s humiliation has changed the narrative about Obama and his supposed weakness.

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Filed in National by on May 6, 2011 3 Comments

Donald Trump was uninvited from being the pace car driver for the Indianapolis 500 after a group of activists placed pressure on the race organizers.

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The Wicked Witch of the West Gets Handed Her Head

Filed in National by on April 28, 2011 2 Comments

I want to see more journalists do this: It’s about time someone has called these nut jobs out face to face (even if O’Donnell and Taitz were on different coasts). The next thing is for someone, anyone, to file a complaint with the California Bar Association to strip this nafka of her license to practice […]

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Second Class Citizens

Filed in National by on April 28, 2011 44 Comments

Reactions from African-Americans on the release of President Obama’s long form birth certificate.

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A Low Point In American Politics

Filed in National by on April 27, 2011 45 Comments

Today we have reached a low point in American politics. After a huge frenzy of a non-traversy, enabled by a lazy media, Barack Obama released the Holy Grail of birth certificates, the long form birth certificate. It proved what we’ve known all along, Obama was born in Hawai’i. He also gave a press conference where […]

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GOP Is Embarrassed By The Birthers

Filed in National by on April 21, 2011 9 Comments

Republicans are now embarrassed by the birthers, after using them to make gains in Congress.

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Sanity In Arizona?

Filed in National by on April 18, 2011 6 Comments

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the so-called birther bill.

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Now We Know What This Birther Nonsense Is About

Filed in National by on April 15, 2011 21 Comments

The Arizona legislature vies for the title of most insane. (Spoiler: I think they’re winning.)

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NBC Is Really Desperate For Ratings

Filed in National by on April 8, 2011 3 Comments

Donald Trump steamrolled over Meredith Viera in an interview on the Today Show, which led to an awkward moment later with Bill Cosby.

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I Don’t Think That Word Means What You Think It Means

Filed in National by on March 29, 2011 11 Comments

Donald Trump went whole-scale birther and also called for an investigation of Hawai’i Governor Neil Abercrombie because Abercrombie knew Obama’s parents and remembers Obama’s birth.

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Civility Watch

Filed in National by on January 24, 2011 5 Comments

Civility watch is an occasional series to assess our new era of civility in politics.

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The New Birthers

Filed in National by on December 29, 2010 5 Comments

There is a new pseudo-scandal brewing in the rightwing. The RWNJs think that President Obama will “give away” Manhattan because he signed the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Pre-Chanukah Asshats of the Day

Filed in National by on November 30, 2010 5 Comments

So I’m sitting here chilling to some Celia Cruz (Azucar!) and thought, hey, I haven’t honored anyone lately with an asshat award. And today we have two winners. Our first winner is Eugene Delgaudio, a Republican representing Sterling on the Loudoun County (VA) Board of Supervisors. I think we all read about Pandora’s experience with […]

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Connect The Dots On The New GOP Terror Babies

Filed in National by on August 13, 2010 16 Comments

First, watch this video with Anderson Cooper to get a big dose of the new Republican Party.   Conspiracy theories rule, facts/evidence are not necessary, and when questioned just keep talking like a crazy person.  I’m beginning to think that Dems should use all these clips as campaign ads. Now, let’s connect the dots.  This is […]

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Memory Lane

Filed in Delaware by on August 3, 2010 8 Comments

A little trip down memory lane.

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The Secret Plan Is Working!

Filed in National by on April 29, 2010 12 Comments

Tom Tancredo reveals Obama’s super-secret plan to make Republicans look crazy.

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I Don’t Get This Guy

Filed in National by on April 23, 2010 19 Comments

A doctor who is a Lt. Colonel in the Army is also a birther. He’s so steeped in the birther delusion that he’s willing to ruin his career and go to jail over it. Formal court martial charges have been brought against Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin, the Army doctor who believes President Obama may not […]

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Beck Vs. Birthers

Filed in National by on January 5, 2010 21 Comments

Birthers are going after Glenn Beck because he doesn’t talk about Obama’s birth certificate enough. A birther group has been flooding Glenn Beck’s radio show with phone calls: Here’s the explanation and the mission, as posted on Dec. 21 on the forum of the anti-Obama church ATLAH Worldwide: Anyone that gets through will say this: […]

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Late Night Video: What Birthers Believe

Filed in National by on September 9, 2009 1 Comment

After you watch this, the Birther movement will make perfect sense. It’s filled with logical people. h/t Balloon Juice

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I Think There’s A Lot More Of This Republican Congressional Birther Support Then We Realize

Filed in National by on September 9, 2009 7 Comments

Rep. Jean Schmidt her “Birther” street cred. Does she really believe this, or is she simply intimidated by her own base?  Either way this has gotten completely out of hand. (h/t Balloon Juice)

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Late Night Video: The Birthers Make A Movie

Filed in National by on August 25, 2009 11 Comments

Dave Weigel at The Washington Independent discovered that World Nut Daily has made a birther movie. For the low, low price of $17.99 you can own a copy of “A Question of Eligibility.” On Aug. 4, President Obama’s birthday, WorldNetDaily released and began shipping “A Question of Eligibility.” It’s an hour-long documentary produced by an […]

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