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Do You Support Sebelius?

Time was, Kathleen Sebelius looked like a good future candidate for President of the United States. Now, to say that she is having political trouble is like saying that the Titanic got wet.

Are the critiques fair? Are the problems with ObamaCare / the Affordable Care Act really the fault of Kathleen Sebelius, or is […]

Obamacare Microchip Conspiracy Deepens with New Howard Dean Time-Travel Revelations

Over the past year, right-wing conspiracy theorists have insisted that under provisions of the “Obamacare” law, all Americans would be forcibly injected with trackable RFID microchips by March 23, 2013. The fact that it is now April 6, 2013 and this hasn’t come to pass is a minor speed bump for the conspiracy theorists — […]

Conspiracy Nuts Go Millerite: Never Mind 3/23/2013. NOW the Obama Microchips Come 12/31/2017!

The conspiracy nuts said President Obama would be implanting special RFID GPS tracking microchips under our skin by March 23, 2013. News with views made a typical prediction:

“The Obama Health Care Bill will require all U.S. citizens and babies to receive a microchip or Medchip by March 23, 2013.”

But, whoops, it’s March 23 […]

Looking for the Microchip on my Arms March 23 2013… It's There! (Documentary Video)

Right wing and other conspiratorial websites like News With Views and Before It’s News have been sharing bold predictions about Obamacare microchips in their headlines, their Facebook posts and their Tweets over the past year or two:

“Micro Chip Implant Coming March 23, 2013″

“The New Health Care (Obama care) law H.R. 3590 Also HR […]

The Language of Conspiracy: Twisted Twitter Titters on the Obama Microchip

It’s a hoax, you know.

There is no provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) that will force Americans to have government-tracked rfid microchips implanted under their skin. Just read the law for yourself to verify this.

For those who don’t like to verify anything, there’s the right-wing social media echo chamber. […]

Infographic: What They're Saying about the Obama Microchip Consipracy Hoax

Last week, F.G. Fitzer debunked yet another conspiracy theory being spread about Barack Obama. According to rumors spreading in right-wing and libertarian circles, there is a provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) that will force Americans to have government-trackable rfid microchips implanted under their skin.

Even a few lower-quality newspapers have […]

Is The Obamacare Microchip Apocalypse Almost Upon Us?

Come back here on March 24, 2013. If everyone you know has had a government RFID chip forcefully implanted, let us know. […]

Where the Hoaxes Live: the overlapping Geography of Obama Urban Legends

Google Correlate is a new research tool used to find out where in the United States the entry of certain search terms is concentrated, and which search terms’ levels of popularity are correlated with one another across the 50 states. The first idea is pretty straightforward: where are people more or less likely to be […]

The New Death Panel: Well Baby Visits are ObamaCare Home Invasions!

Death Panel Follies

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin took to Facebook last week to make this pronouncement about H.R. 3200, a version of health care reform legislation before the House:

The America I know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front […]