Politico Smears ‘ObamaCare’ Opponents
Promoted by Erick. What the heck is an “anti-reform” protestor. No, it is “anti-Obamacare” protestor. Politico, ever the objective source of political news and analysis, has provided a handy list of “5 Things to Watch During the Recess.” One in particular caught my attention because it was so egregiously loaded with bias: #4: Who Will Come to the Tea Parties?
We are birthers hear us roar in numbers too big to ignore.
“I am birther, hear me roar In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back an’ pretend ’cause I’ve heard it all before And I’ve been down there on the floor No one’s ever gonna keep me down again CHORUS Oh yes I am wise But it’s wisdom born of pain Yes, I’ve paid the price But look how much | Read More »
On Birthers, Obama, Muslims, and More
I’ve said for a long time now that the fixation on Barack Obama’s birth certificate is a distraction. I think Barack Obama is a natural born American citizen because his mother was indisputably an American citizen. I think he meets the residency requirements. And I think that Justice Scalia himself would not throw the President out of office now that he has been sworn in. | Read More »
The Birther controversy is an unnecessary distraction
The controversy over President Obama’s birth status, quietly simmering since last fall, has over the last few weeks hit a kind of boiling point with CNN anchors, US Senators, and the White House Press Secretary all weighing in on the subject. Numerous lawsuits have been filed, and a soldier on his way to Afghanistan recently protested his deployment on the grounds that the President hasn’t | Read More »
Taking Down the Birthers
Leon Wolf has already taken down the birthers by showing the negative political consequences of pushing the vast, bipartisan* conspiracy theory, and of course point by point takedowns of the theories themselves have been published, but today NRO has a good summary up. All at once, the Editors (of NRO or National Review, I don’t know which) take down every aspect of the whole birther | Read More »
On The “Birthers”
Many of us get into politics for similar and yet far different reasons. Some just want to impact their local community. Others have more devious and self-serving motives. For me, it was being a young boy and reading about ordinary men doing extraordinary things. But those who stay around long enough learn one common truth: at its core, politics is all about the art of | Read More »