Tag Archives: PUMAs

On the Birth of the “Birthers”

Politico traces it to Democrats, through the endlessly odd figure of Philip J. Berg, erstwhile 9-11 conspiracy theorist and putative Democrat: The answer lies in Democratic, not Republican politics, and in the bitter, exhausting spring of 2008. At the time, the Democratic presidential primary was slipping away from Hillary Clinton and some of her most […]

Crazy PUMA Blog is Back!!!

Inspired by HotAir’s shameless boosting of PUMA conspiracy theories — of which no more need be said — I checked in at TexasDarlin, one of the more hilariously self-important PUMA blogs of last year, to see if they were still on self-imposed sabbatical. And lo! They’re back! Asking such important questions as, when Obama points […]

Victory over TexasDarlin?

Since the PUMAs have long since lost whatever relevance they once had, I haven’t paid attention to them in a while — and I doubt you have, either. Good! But you might be interested to know that “TexasDarlin,” erstwhile Hillary fan, originator of the legal “theories” now used by birthers like Orly Taitz and, now, […]

Metablogging Censorship: Is It Ever the Right Call?

As most common readers will know, this blog, normally a pleasant and fairly civil place, has seen a not-so-subtle deluge from birther hordes, on account of our few posts on Orly Taitz. Thankfully, it’s also brought in a lot of inoffensive readers, and some great commenters, too. Welcome! Of course that leaves the question of […]

Five Votes to Overturn Roe? NO.

Earlier this week, conservative blog “The Confluence” reposted their favorite lie, that with Alito, there are now 5 votes on the Supreme Court to overturn Roe. This is patently false, as anyone who cares enough to invest even five minutes worth of investigation could tell you. PUMAs love to leverage this lie, to convince susceptible […]