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More conservative rap.

So young white conservatives are still making political rap videos. At least the production values on WOLVERINES’s “One Term President” are leagues beyond last year’s Young Con Anthem, which Michael E. Van Landingham described as “tired, uncreative, and dizzyingly repugnant.” I guess most of the viewers found this new one (below the fold) via WorldNetDaily…

Birthers vs. Truthers

Jonah Goldberg lands some solid blows against the Left’s knee-jerk defense of Van Jones here, but contrasting the travails of our dearly-departed green jobs czar with the conservative establishment’s response to the “Birther” movement is not a flattering comparison. Goldberg’s own magazine published this error-filled, birther-inspired screed that cites, among other things, the guy who…

another slightly more academic-sounding addition to a relentlessly partisan and biased liberal blogosphere

“The League should feature higher standards for honest assessment, especially since I’ve commented on this exact point here once already. Honestly, I’ve thought very highly of the League in spite of its generally left-leaning direction [….] But this pushing of a manifestly dishonest characterization even after being called on it makes me reevaluate whether the…

No, it really is the Republicans who are pushing this nonsense

It takes a certain amount of chutzpah to blame the rise of the Birthers on the Left after the movement germinated at conservative sites like Free Republic and WorldNetDaily, garnered favorable reviews from putatively respectable conservative pundits at National Review, and spawned a ‘birther bill’ that is now sponsored by several prominent conservative legislators. But…

birther 2.0

I must say, these “birther” conspiracy-theorists really have put a tether on their imaginations.  Why stop at Obama’s birth, for instance?  I personally not only believe that Obama was born in Kenya, I believe he’s still there. Yep.  You heard that right.  Indeed, it is my firm belief that Barack Hussein Obama has never once…