Birther Convention Cancelled Because Not Enough Idjits Believe the…

It was supposed to be the biggest, most important summit of great American minds since the Constitutional Convention. It was destined to make the Royal Swedish Academy of Science's Nobel Prize announcement look like the final day of Burning Man. But it wasn't meant to be. The world wasn't ready, our minds aren't… » 9/12/12 4:30pm 9/12/12 4:30pm

Batshit Birther Orly Taitz's Run for Senate Fails Spectacularly

Remember Orly Taitz? She's awesomely terrible for a number of reasons. First, her names ORLY, like the thing the incredulous owl on the internets say whilst tilting their heads adorably sideways. Second, she's a birther. The queen birther, maybe, who is famous only for her incredible ability to insist that Barack… » 6/06/12 10:50am 6/06/12 10:50am

Jackass Congressman Says Obama Is Not an American 'in His Heart'

Oh, Congress, it's a miracle that you even manage to conduct any business, given that you're filled with so many idiots who seem to spend every waking moment decided who is and is not American enough to meet their high patriotic standards. Case in point: Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado. During a recent fundraiser he… » 5/18/12 9:30am 5/18/12 9:30am

Nutjobs Rally Around 'Barack Obama Was Totally Going to Murder Chelsea…

A paranoid series of Tweets from Fox News anchor Heather Childers yesterday introduced much of America to the newest, shiniest Our Black President Must Be Blackly Breaking the Law conspiracy theory: according to the deluded ramblings of a birther blog, while locked in a heated primary battle with Obama, Bill and… » 4/04/12 10:40am 4/04/12 10:40am

'60s Report Claims Obama Was Nearly Adopted

While researching her book on Barack Obama's father, Boston Globe reporter Sally Jacobs uncovered a 1961 memo that says his parents were planning to put him up for adoption. However, it seems likely that this was just a story concocted by the senior Barack H. Obama, who was being investigated by immigration officials… » 7/07/11 11:04pm 7/07/11 11:04pm

10 Things You May Have Missed On TV This Week

In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Donald Trump is very proud of himself, something happened to Rupert Everett's face, and celebrate the royal wedding with cat food. » 4/29/11 7:30pm 4/29/11 7:30pm

You'd think that when Obama finally released his long-form birth certificate, Trump would've been embarrassed for the way he's behaved…

CNN Calls Out Donald Trump On His Birther Bullshit

As ridiculous as Donald Trump's claims may be regarding President Obama's birth certificate and what his "hired investigators" are finding in Hawaii, the issue is just not dying down. So, in a two-episode series airing this week, AC360 is serving as a sort of Snopes.com by sending their own team of investigative… » 4/26/11 11:45am 4/26/11 11:45am

Joy Behar Perfectly Executes Bitchy Comment Toward Elisabeth Hasselbeck

This morning on The View, Elisabeth was telling a boring-ass, way-too-long story about her daughter losing a tooth and asking questions about the Tooth Fairy when Joy cut her off and said, "Did you try to find out if the Tooth Fairy has a birth certificate?" in reference to Elisabeth's not-so-silent support of the… » 4/25/11 12:05pm 4/25/11 12:05pm

Tea Partier Sends Obama Chimp Email, Swears She's Not A Racist

A Republican party official says her email with the face of President Obama on the body of a chimp isn't racist at all, and it's the media who are "mak[ing] this about race." » 4/18/11 1:12pm 4/18/11 1:12pm

Paternity Case Challenges Legal Assumption That Wives Don't Cheat

A 59-year-old New York woman's effort to remove her father's name from her birth certificate could reshape an outdated presumption in American law that the children born to married women are always their husband's. Nina Viola Montepagani says she always had doubts about who her father was, but the story of her… » 4/17/11 9:18pm 4/17/11 9:18pm

Sarah Palin Cheers Donald Trump's Birtherism

This is what it's come to: The potential GOP presidential candidates are so unserious, so comfortable with fearmongering and misinformation, that Sarah Palin now has to struggle to keep up. » 4/11/11 10:05am 4/11/11 10:05am

Orly Taitz's Dreams Have Been Crushed

Birther/dentist/lawyer/realtor Orly Taitz has lost the primary for the Republican nomination for California Secretary of State. And she's subpoenaing the artist who painted her birthing pancakes to find out his benefactor. Will there be justice in this world? [WSJ, MJ] » 6/09/10 12:20pm 6/09/10 12:20pm

Orly Taitz. Pancakes. Placenta.

Queen Birther Orly Taitz is not happy about noted pancake painter Dan Lacey'a depiction of her giving birth to a pancake. But does the pancake have a longform birth certificate? [Mother Jones] » 5/18/10 10:40am 5/18/10 10:40am

Russian Model Is Modern Mata Hari • Palin: Obama "Promoting Shameful…

• Ekaterina Gerasimova is supposedly a latter day Russian Mata Hari. Political figures claim that she has been trusted with the mission of ruining their reputations by luring them into compromising situations with sex and drugs. » 4/28/10 5:20pm 4/28/10 5:20pm

Cats Evicted From Bush Library Grounds • Miss America In Favor Of A…

• A group of feral cats have been left homeless from the construction of the George W. Bush library. Volunteers are transporting the squatting felines to a new site, but it is difficult because "cats don't like to move." • » 4/21/10 5:20pm 4/21/10 5:20pm

Woman Finds God In Bruise • Dolphins Considered "Non-Human Persons"

• A woman from Florida claims she returned from a visit with the doctor only to find that her bruise contained an image of Jesus. She says the appearance of the face "strengthened her faith." ABC Newscasters aren't convinced. • » 1/04/10 5:30pm 1/04/10 5:30pm

Sarah Palin Encourages Assholes: Birther Edition

Yesterday afternoon former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin went where even Glenn Beck wouldn't, claiming that the American public is "rightfully" concerned about Obama's birth certificate. And her Facebook friends are loving it! » 12/04/09 9:30am 12/04/09 9:30am

O Rly?

Yesterday, two men came forward to reveal that they lied (about Obama's foreign birth certificate and a gay love affair) at the behest of birther lawyer Orly Taitz. Taitz denies the allegations, and suspects "pressure" from "unknown individuals." [UPI] » 11/12/09 9:40am 11/12/09 9:40am

Girls At "Weight Extremes" Less Likely To Use Condoms • Obama…

• Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh report that girls at "weight extremes" - i.e. overweight or underweight - are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior than their "normal weight" peers. • » 10/29/09 5:30pm 10/29/09 5:30pm

Joy Behar Presents: Wonder Woman Vs. Birthers

Last night on The Joy Behar Show, dentist/lawyer/real estate agent/birther wackjob Orly Taitz displayed some showmanship and smiles along with her usual nonsense. But Lynda Carter, a.k.a. Wonder Woman, was not amused. » 10/14/09 1:00pm 10/14/09 1:00pm