A Brief Note on Birtherism

By: Wednesday April 27, 2011 2:31 pm

I don’t want to belabor the whole birther circus, or legitimize it, or whatever. In fact, I almost abandoned this post twice. But we’re well beyond that point after today’s events, so indulge me. And I do think the spectacle of an American President having to debase himself to confront conspiracy theorists registers as a [...]

Anti-Immigration Groups Mum on GOP Border Security Cuts

By: Monday April 18, 2011 12:39 pm

The Tea Party is mainly a collection of conservative Republicans. And now we’re learning that anti-immigration Republicans are more concerned with being Republicans than they are with the issue of immigration: You might expect anti-immigration groups to be in an uproar over spending cuts contained in the recent budget deal, like a $226 million cut [...]