Monthly Archives: November 2008


I had written on these pages (which I will correct as soon as I finish this) that the State of Hawaii had a law that allows Hawaiian residents to register infants born out of state. I cited the law, which … Continue reading

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The “Smoking Grandmother”

There are three recordings relating to Barack Obama’s birth on the Internet. Two regard his paternal grandmother in Kenya and one involves the Kenyan Ambassador to the United States. The first grandmother tape is on YouTube. Before you visit the … Continue reading

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OCD and Math Education

I think the persistence of Obama Citizenship Denial (OCD) may be related to the poor state of mathematics education in this country. I do not refer to higher mathematics, or arithmetic, but to the more basic skill of counting. Let … Continue reading

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Dr. Ron Polarik’s analysis of Barack Obama’s birth certificate

“Ron Polarik” (not a real name?) published an analysis of the Barack Obama birth certificate and concludes that it is a forgery. (That link has stopped working). [Since I wrote the following article, I ran across a scientific critique of … Continue reading

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Poisoning the Well

Poisoning the well (or attempting to poison the well) is a logical fallacy where adverse information about a target is pre-emptively presented to an audience, with the intention of discrediting or ridiculing everything that the target person is about to … Continue reading

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