Author Archives: Reality Check

RIP Henry Wayland Blake, aka “Hermitian”

Most of you who have followed the Birthers will recall a prolific commenter who went by the handle Hermitian. He commented here, at Obama Conspiracy Theories, John Woodman’s, at NBC’s blog, and in the comments on Jerome Corsi’s Birther book … Continue reading

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The Post & Email–Fake news site and Birtherism’s last bastion–Part 2 Sharon Rondeau

(This is the second in a multi-part series of articles about the Birther blog The Post & Email) In the first part of this series I wrote about the beginning of the Post & Email and its mysterious founder John … Continue reading

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Guilty!

There is breaking news this afternoon in the criminal contempt case of former Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Jose Arpaio. He was found guilty by federal District Judge Susan Bolton. Bolton issued the ruling today. The criminal contempt charges were the … Continue reading

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The Post & Email–Fake news site and Birtherism’s last bastion–Part 1

The Post & Email is a blog run by a Connecticut resident named Sharon Rondeau. She describes her blog as an “electronic newspaper”.  The blog was founded during Birtherism’s glory days by a mysterious character named John Charlton in August … Continue reading

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Apuzzo loses again: Vermont Supreme Court rules unanimously against Brooke Paige

On Friday the Vermont Supreme Court ruled 5-0 that an appeal of a district court dismissal of case filed by H. Brooke Paige was moot because the election is over and there is nothing within the court’s power and jurisdiction … Continue reading

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Carl Gallups “Obot Challenge”

On his PPSimmons Facebook page Carl Gallups issued the following challenge: CHALLENGE TO OBAMABOTS – AGAIN … (Obamabots silent as crickets on this one) How is it that Trump is LYING about Russia (when no evidence exists that he is … Continue reading

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Oral Argument in Paige v State of Vermont, et. al.

Thanks to a reader named William Rawle who provided an audio file of the oral arguments in Paige v State of Vermont, et. al. before the Vermont Supreme Court that were conducted on November 30, 2016. Vermont resident H. Brooke … Continue reading

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