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Birther Icon Orly Taitz Faces Some Uncomfortable Questionsnew

Unwittingly, Florida criminal-defense attorney Bradford Cohen had entered a world known to some as “The Birtherverse,” where Barack Obama isn’t considered an American citizen and the planets revolve around Orange County dentist-turned-lawyer Orly Taitz.
OC Weekly  |  Spencer Kornhaber  |  02-23-2010  |  Politics

Anti-Obama Birthers Breaking Ties With Orly Taitznew

Lucas Smith isn't the first in the Obama-conspiracy world to quarrel with Taitz. In May, Pennsylvania lawyer Phil Berg teamed up with his assistant, Taitz's former webmaster and an online-talk-show host to sue Taitz for slander, harassment and privacy violations.
OC Weekly  |  Spencer Kornhaber  |  09-29-2009  |  Politics

The Birther Theory: Welcome to the Bizarro Nationnew

A recent survey indicates that nearly 60 percent of registered Republicans openly question whether or not the President of the United States is a natural born citizen. Pennsylvania attorney Phil Berg, a lifelong Democrat, joins them.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Jonathan Valania  |  08-24-2009  |  Politics

New Mexico's White Supremacists Keep the Hate Alivenew

The national climate is spurring racist organizations to regroup and reinvent themselves by latching onto "birther" conspiracy theories, homophobia and immigration fears, while promoting new philosophies of semi-tolerance and non-violence.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Dave Maass  |  08-14-2009  |  Race & Class

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