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Cognitive Dissonance Resolved: Obama Releases Birth Certificate, Birthers Yell “Fraud”

It’s cognitive dissonance time! When people are confronted with evidence contradicting their deeply cherished beliefs, they can do one of two things:

1) Decide that they were wrong; 2) Decide that the evidence must be wrong.

Mere hours after President Barack Obama released the full long-form version of his Hawaii birth certificate, fully attested to [...]

New York Times Exclusive News Flash on Times Square:

NEWSPAPER EMPLOYS PANICKY REPORTER

On visiting Times Square for a movie with his daughter:

As a parent, I confronted a new calculation. Asymmetric warfare had advanced from downtown to Midtown, from 2001 to the present moment.

As a reporter I had covered the aftermath of 9/11 and now found myself revisiting long-buried worries. I decided [...]

Free Republic Writings of James Von Brunn Available Here

Click here to read the writings of white supremacist shooter James Von Brunn on Free Republic, along with right-wing readers’ positive reaction to his writings. This is a mirror of the Google Cache of von Brunn’s writings, posted here for historical reference in light of Free Republic’s decision to taken the post down. Here’s what [...]