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  • Getting ugly: Why the Trump spousal ‘rape’ story was unfit to print

    07/29/2015 3:57:46 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 69 replies ^ | Howard Kurtz
    “On one occasion during 1989, Mr. Trump and I had marital relations in which he behaved very differently toward me than he had during our marriage. As a woman, I felt violated, as the love and tenderness, which he normally exhibited towards me, was absent. I referred to this as a ‘rape,’ but I do not want my words to be interpreted in a literal or criminal sense.” What a scoop, huh? Now it would be one thing if Ivana was making this allegation today. Instead, the first Mrs. Trump issued this statement to CNN yesterday: “The story is totally...

    03/02/2015 8:36:44 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/2/15 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    President Barack Obama took a stab at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in an interview with Reuters on Monday, on the eve of Netanyahu’s controversial speech to a special joint session of Congress on Tuesday morning. Obama said that Netanyahu “made all sorts of claims” about the interim nuclear deal with Iran that turned out to be untrue. Yet Obama mischaracterized Netanyahu’s remarks, and misrepresented Iranian compliance with the terms of the interim deal. Obama’s full comment on Monday was: “Netanyahu made all sorts of claims. This was going to be a terrible deal. This was going to result in...
  • Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter

    08/25/2014 6:10:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 64 replies ^ | August 25, 2014 3:30 pm | Elizabeth Harrington
    The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track “misinformation” and hate speech on Twitter. ... “This service could mitigate the diffusion of false and misleading ideas, detect hate speech and subversive propaganda [?], and assist in the preservation of open debate,” the grant said. ... “Truthy” claims to be non-partisan. However, the project’s lead investigator Filippo Menczer proclaims his support for numerous progressive advocacy groups, including President Barack Obama’s Organizing for Action,, Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, Amnesty International, and True Majority. ... The government-funded researchers hope that the public will use...
  • The White House pushed dirt on Darrell Issa, book says

    07/03/2013 7:17:59 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 3, 2013 | By Racheal Weiner
    In the summer of 2010, with Republicans poised to take over the House and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) in line to lead the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the White House started urging reporters to write negative stories about the congressman’s past, a new book says. New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich describes what he says were the anti-Issa efforts in “This Town,” a condemnation of Washington self-obsession and self-promotion, a copy of which was obtained by the Washington Post. According to Leibovich, former Obama deputy press secretary Bill Burton and suggested the reporter look into Issa’s past....
  • Blogger admits Hawaii birth certificate forgery, subverting Obama claims (Uh-oh)

    07/03/2008 4:35:19 PM PDT · by SE Mom · 9,595 replies · 131,028+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | 3 July 2008 | Reuven Koret
    Jay McKinnon, a self-described Department of Homeland Security-trained document specialist, has implicated himself in the production of fraudulent Hawaii birth certificate images similar to the one endorsed as genuine by the Barack Obama campaign, and appearing on the same blog entry where the supposedly authentic document appears. The evidence of forgery and manipulation of images of official documents, triggered by Israel Insider's revelation of the collection of Hawaii birth certificate images on the Photobucket site and the detective work of independent investigative journalists and imaging professionals in the three weeks since the publication of the images, implicate the Daily Kos,...
  • Obama’s Third-Party History

    06/07/2012 6:42:04 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/7/2012 | Stanley Kurtz
    New documents shed new light on his ties to a leftist party in the 1990s. On the evening of January 11, 1996, while Mitt Romney was in the final years of his run as the head of Bain Capital, Barack Obama formally joined the New Party, which was deeply hostile to the mainstream of the Democratic party and even to American capitalism. In 2008, candidate Obama deceived the American public about his potentially damaging tie to this third party. The issue remains as fresh as today’s headlines, as Romney argues that Obama is trying to move the United States toward...
  • Documents prove secret Obama membership in far-left 'New Party'

    06/07/2012 3:07:37 PM PDT · by Sasparilla · 5 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 06/07/2012 | Catholic Online
    "Obama is a socialist" seems to be one of the mantras of the right, but while most mantras are grounded in ideology and wishful thinking, this one appears firmly rooted in the evidence. A report by Stanley Kurtz in an upcoming issue of the National Review shows that Obama not only has ties to a leftist-socialist party, but that he also tried to cover those ties in 2008 as he ran for election. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Kurtz, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center explains in his article that Obama was an active member...
  • Two Bloggers' Work Makes Closeness of Obama-Ayers Ties More Obvious Than Ever

    10/19/2008 12:28:40 PM PDT · by hecht · 7 replies · 767+ views
    Two Bloggers' Work Makes Closeness of Obama-Ayers Ties More Obvious Than Ever By Tom Blumer October 19, 2008 - 11:44 ET Two recent finds noted by bloggers have put further dents in the Obama campaign's core claim about its candidate's relationship with Bill Ayers, the unapologetic domestic terrorist who has not ruled out recidivism, as seen here at Obama's home page: The first was discovered by SeeDubya, former weekend blogger at Michelle Malkin's site. SeeDubya came out of retirement for one morning to note a neighborly reference to Obama by Ayers in the former Weather Underground leader's 1998 book...
  • Is Obama Programing Media Matters Or Is It The Other Way Around?

    02/18/2012 9:07:12 PM PST · by tobyhill · 17 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 2/13/2012 | Warner Todd Huston
    There has been a lot of chatter about the blockbuster report at the Daily Caller revealing the extent to which the self-proclaimed “media watchdog” outfit Media Matters for America is joined at the hip with the White House. Many are shocked at just how much Obama is seemingly programming the media with the supposedly independent Media Matters acting as its pipeline to the Old Media. Shockingly, Daily Caller notes that MMFA is even holding teleconference briefings with members of Obama’s administration and the subsequent salting of the results of those meetings among the Old Media’s coverage seems to be a...

    09/13/2011 4:59:29 PM PDT · by libh8er · 272 replies · 1+ views
  • Obama Campaign Hawks Birth Certificate T-Shirt

    05/18/2011 11:06:36 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 58 replies ^ | May 18, 2011 1:03 PM | ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper and the ABC News White House team.
    Obama Campaign Hawks Birth Certificate T-Shirt, Campaign Claims Its A “Mobile Version” of Truth Squad to Refute Birther Book President Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign today started selling “Made in the USA” t-shirts featuring images of both President Obama and the long-form birth certificate he released copies of last month. “Wear your support for this campaign with an official Made in the USA T-shirt,” his website advertises. Donate $25 or more today and we'll send you your limited-edition shirt. Coffee-mugs are also available. “Remember ‘fight the smears’ from the 2008 campaign?” asked campaign spokesman Ben LaBolt. “This is the mobile version...
  • White House Reality Check Site Still Silent on Abortion

    08/31/2009 12:27:03 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 10 replies · 747+ views
    US News & World Report ^ | August 31, 2009 | Dan Gilgoff
    Since launching three weeks ago, the White House Reality Check website on healthcare reform has been updated several times to debunk a growing number of alleged myths about the Democrats' plan. But the site is still silent on conservatives' charge that the plan will use taxpayer money to cover abortions. It's a stunning omission, given how much the government-funded abortion allegation has dominated this month's congressional town hall meetings on healthcare reform—and given that President Obama himself has called the charge a myth. "You've heard that this is all going to mean government funding of abortion," he said recently. "Not...
  • Nancy Pelosi asks for $100K to fight 'smears'

    08/28/2009 9:11:49 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 15 replies · 606+ views
    Politico ^ | August 28, 2009 | ALEX ISENSTADT
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has launched an urgent effort to raise $100,000 by Monday to help combat what she calls GOP "smears" about health care reform. "Republican opponents of reform are coming out with one outrageous smear after the next, all aimed at derailing our progress. We must be able to counter their special interest-funded attacks and set the record straight," Pelosi wrote in a letter to Democratic supporters. "That's why I have set a goal of raising $100,000 in grassroots donations before the August FEC fundraising deadline," says Pelosi. Pelosi and Democrats are clearly worried that they've lost momentum...
  • Obama's Fight the Smears is Baaaa-aackkkk. Yipee

    08/20/2009 3:25:12 PM PDT · by pissant · 34 replies · 1,821+ views
    Google/FTS ^ | 8/19/09 | liberal retards
    (Not only is it back, it is a "sponsored link", meaning ears is using money to pay for it to pop up first on google. Just google "Obama birth Certificate" and see.) ****** Smears claiming Barack Obama doesn’t have a birth certificate aren’t actually about that piece of paper — they’re about manipulating people into thinking Barack is not an American citizen. The truth is, Barack Obama was born in the state of Hawaii in 1961, a native citizen of the United States of America. Next time someone talks about Barack’s birth certificate, make sure they see this page.
  • W.H. 'fishy' website inactive

    08/17/2009 12:20:37 PM PDT · by Heather Hogue · 5 replies · 391+ views
    Examiner ^ | August 17, 2009 | Heather Hogue
    The W.H. web address, set up for the public to report 'fishy' information regarding health care reform, has become inactive today...
  • House Democrats Set Up War Room On Health Care + 57% Oppose Single Payer Health Care

    08/10/2009 10:27:44 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 3 replies · 331+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 8/10/09 | talkradio03
    The war room, designed to pass through legislation that the public doesn't want...Hey if Democrats get in power, I wonder if they will overreach?
  • White House Launches Web Site to Battle Health Care 'Rumors'

    08/10/2009 10:54:23 AM PDT · by Doogle · 25 replies · 907+ views
    FOXNEWS ^ | 08/10/09 | FOX
    A White House Web site activated Monday uses the same set-up as the "Fight the Smears" page the Obama campaign maintained last year to battle rumors seen as potentially damaging to his candidacy. The Obama administration has launched a new Web site to battle what it calls "wild rumors" about the health care reform plans being pushed through Congress -- including an invitation for the public to tattle on any other "myths" they come across.
  • Secret backup site for Obama's Fight the Smears site ( it has been taken down)

    07/15/2009 8:09:18 PM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 7 replies · 990+ views
    The "fight the smears' site with it's proven COLB forgery has been taken down, fortunately some wise souls archived this:
  • Obama 'smear' site vanishes from Web ( disappears! )

    07/11/2009 10:13:09 AM PDT · by kellynla · 40 replies · 2,164+ views ^ | July 09, 2009 | staff
    A website aimed at combating so-called Internet "smears" about President Obama has disappeared from the Internet – including an alleged certification of live birth posted during his campaign – and archives for the website have been thoroughly scrubbed.
  • Fight To Reveal Obama's Birth Certificate Continues

    11/11/2008 10:50:12 AM PST · by Sammy67 · 73 replies · 1,370+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | 11/09/08 | John P. Connolly
    Two of the plaintiffs in court cases against Sen. Barack Obama, the president-elect, are working to move their cases forward before his presidential inauguration. Philip J. Berg, the attorney who filed suit against Mr. Obama challenging him to produce his original birth certificate to prove he meets the constitutional requirements to serve as U.S. president. Mr. Berg filed a Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court late in October, in an effort to force Mr. Obama to produce the document. Accordingly, the U.S. Supreme Court has said that Mr. Obama, the DNC and all co-defendants are to respond to...
  • 'Smears' About Obama Largely True (incl. ineligible)

    10/21/2008 1:00:36 AM PDT · by solfour · 40 replies · 3,945+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 10/20/2008 | Lowell Ponte
    The Obama campaign says its candidate is a victim of “smears” -- and has even created a Web site to fight such attacks. But a Newsmax investigation finds many of the so-called smears are largely based in truth -- and the Obama campaign uses half-truths, clever language and ad hominem attacks to spin the facts. Obama’s focuses mainly on anti-Obama messages being repeated on the Internet and talk radio, the only media where Obama ideological allies are not dominant. These “smears” and the Obama rebuttals are often framed in lawyerly language that leaves much wiggle room in the candidate’s...
  • Change You Can Believe In

    10/10/2008 4:48:45 PM PDT · by bahblahbah · 3 replies · 288+ views ^ | Oct 10 2008 | ace
    Note the change to the second item. Obama's "Fact Checking" itself needs fact checking, it seems. See what they did there? Obama either trained ACORN pro bono (which strikes me as worse -- he was doing it out of love, not money) or as an independent contractor. So the now say he did not train them... as an employee. What a dirty rotten bastard.
  • Obama's campaign is scrubbing right now

    10/10/2008 3:21:43 PM PDT · by altsehastiin · 10 replies · 1,014+ views
    Me | Me
    Cached copies of have the following "fact" on Obama and Acorn: Fact: Barack was never an ACORN trainer and never worked for ACORN in any other capacity. This is of course, not a fact, as is pointed out in today's Cleveland Leader: The current version of has replaced that text with: Fact: ACORN never hired Obama as a trainer, organizer, or any type of employee. If someone could take some before and after screenshots using the internet archive, it would be helpful.
  • Obama site:Barack Obama does not take advice from Fannie Mae executives -cites "non-partisan" Snopes

    10/06/2008 10:09:17 AM PDT · by weegee · 18 replies · 1,456+ views
    Obama's Fight The Smears ^ | no date | no name
    John McCain started smearing Barack Obama about non-existent ties to Fannie Mae in some of his deceptive attack ads. Anonymous smear emails have followed McCain’s lead by fabricating even more connections. These smears disguise the fact that Barack actually has a sensible, detailed plan to fix the economy — and it’s a much better source of answers than anonymous attack emails. The non-partisan fact-check website looked into these smears, and their conclusions about Barack and the Fannie Mae executives shouldn’t be surprising: “None of them has (or apparently ever had) ongoing roles with the campaign as chief economic advisors.”...
  • 'Fight the Smears' Website Admits Obama was Kenyan Citizen: Where's the MSM?

    09/29/2008 4:23:28 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 125 replies · 3,230+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | September 29, 2008 | P.J. Gladnick
    Following the controversy over the authenticity of Barack Obama's birth certificate can be a bit confusing with all its detailed analysis. Your humble correspondent will leave that up to the experts. However, in response to the charge that Barack Obama is not an American citizen, Obama's Fight the Smears website, quoting FactCheck.Org, has made a bombshell admission...Barack Obama was once a citizen of Kenya. You read that right, Obama had Kenyan citizenship until 1982. Here is the startling admission published in Fight the Smears (emphasis mine): “When Barack Obama Jr. was born on Aug. 4,1961, in Honolulu, Kenya was a...
  • "Fight The Smears" Targets 527 Group pH For America

    10/01/2008 4:50:04 AM PDT · by theothercheek · 17 replies · 1,283+ views
    The Stiletto Blog ^ | October 1, 2008 | The Stiletto
    Barack Obama’s campaign got wind of oppo researcher Stephen Marks’ plans to air the “The Real Barack Obama” ad produced by his 527 group pH for America on five TV stations in the battleground states of PA and MI starting this week, because his “smear-fighting” Web site has launched an attack on the attack ad. Referring to him as a “career smear peddler,” a “trickster” and a “scam artist,” the Obama campaign does not mention Marks by name, but coyly links to an entry on SourceWatch instead.
  • Hey, Obama: It's that piece of paper, STUPID!

    09/27/2008 12:28:13 AM PDT · by Fred Nerks · 38 replies · 1,276+ views ^ | September 27, 2208 | self
    Fight The Smears [,] has changed their webpage on which it has the Obama COLB posted. Here's the new link: FIGHTTHESMEARS BIRTH CERTIFICATE (COLB!)link They still label the image as "Obama's original birth certificate," but at the top, they've added a header with a close-up of the COLB's masthead, and the following text: Smears claiming Barack Obama doesn’t have a birth certificate aren’t actually about that piece of paper — they’re about manipulating people into thinking Barack is not an American citizen. The truth is, Barack Obama was born in the state of Hawaii in 1961, a native citizen...
  • Obama Campaign Behind Anti-Palin Smear Site?

    08/30/2008 1:46:47 PM PDT · by freespirited · 20 replies · 178+ views
    LGF ^ | 8/30/08 | Charles Johnson
      Suddenly appearing among the Google search results for “sarah palin gay,” a web site titled: Sarah Palin Supports Gay Rights. Sarah Palin (GOV-Alaska-Republican), supports gay rights, says Anchorage Daily News.Quote "Gov. Sarah Palin vetoed a bill Thursday that sought to block the state from giving public employee benefits such as health insurance to same-sex couples." Quote ""It is the Governor’s intention to work with the legislature and to give the people of Alaska an opportunity to express their wishes and intentions whether these benefits should continue," the statement from Palin’s administration said."Coghill said he’s interested in a new plan...
  • Obama Campaign Behind Anti-Palin Smear Site?

    08/30/2008 11:39:30 AM PDT · by mojito · 78 replies · 618+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | 8/30/2008 | Charles Johnson
    Suddenly appearing among the Google search results for “sarah palin gay,” a web site titled: Sarah Palin Supports Gay Rights. Sarah Palin (GOV-Alaska-Republican), supports gay rights, says Anchorage Daily News. Quote "Gov. Sarah Palin vetoed a bill Thursday that sought to block the state from giving public employee benefits such as health insurance to same-sex couples." Quote ""It is the Governor’s intention to work with the legislature and to give the people of Alaska an opportunity to express their wishes and intentions whether these benefits should continue," the statement from Palin’s administration said." Coghill said he’s interested in a new...
  • County GOP pulls "$3 bills" smearing Obama from fair booth

    08/27/2008 11:17:24 AM PDT · by XR7 · 41 replies · 1,070+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 6/27/08 | Jim Brunner
    The head of the Snohomish County Republican Party apologized Tuesday after the organization's booth at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe sold "$3 bills" depicting Barack Obama wearing Arab headgear and featuring a camel. Geri Modrell, the Snohomish County Republican chairwoman, said a volunteer had brought the bills to the fair thinking they were funny. "I don't think it's funny," said Modrell, who said she ordered the bills removed as soon as she learned about them. "They were offensive. The volunteers are being told very clearly they must not do these sorts of things." The $3 bills, which are sold...
  • Obama's Gloves

    08/26/2008 9:00:46 PM PDT · by Roger W. Gardner · 2 replies · 131+ views
    Radarsite ^ | 8/25/08 | Roger W. Gardner
    On June 15, 1995, defense attorney Johnnie Cochran goaded assistant prosecutor into asking Simpson to put on a leather glove that was found at the scene of the crime. The prosecution had earlier decided against asking Simpson to try on the gloves because the glove had been soaked in blood, mangled during scientific investigation, and frozen and unfrozen several times. Darden was advised by Clark and other prosecutors not to ask Simpson to try on the glove, but to argue through experts that in better condition, the glove would fit. Instead, Darden decided to have Simpson try on the...
  • NJDC Accuses McCain of “Picking on Jewish Supreme Court Justices”

    08/21/2008 9:54:12 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 28 replies · 298+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 8/21/08 | Bill Levinson
    Group also whitewashed hate speech, published anti-Christian hate video The National Jewish Democratic Council is grasping at straws in its latest effort to smear John McCain. “McCain Picking on Jewish Supreme Court Justices?” ( says, When Pastor Rick Warren asked Senator John McCain to name his least favorite current U.S. Supreme Court justices it seemed that he was picking on the Jewish members of our highest court. A review of the Kelo vs. New London decision, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that municipalities can collude with private developers to use eminent domain to steal property for private...
  • Obama distorts criticism in order to refute it.

    08/19/2008 10:35:46 AM PDT · by Wil H · 15 replies · 222+ views | 8/19/08 | Wil H
    Obama has distorted a criticism in order to refute it. He was roundly criticized when he REMOVED the huge American flag painted on the tail of his plane and REPLACED with his personal logo, "the Big Fat Zero". When criticized for REMOVING the flag, the "Fight the Smears" website re-framed the criticism as: "Barack Obama has been attacked for not having an American Flag on his campaign airplane." But that was NOT the wording, or intent, of the alleged "attack". He was "attacked" for replacing the (huge) American Flag on the tail with his own personal logo, not for having...
  • 2 campaigns seek 'truth' about Obama's birth

    08/07/2008 11:33:46 PM PDT · by pissant · 130 replies · 414+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/8/08 | staff
    Israel Insider is reporting that analysts working separately have determined the birth certificate posted on the Daily Kos website and later on Sen. Barack Obama's "Fight the Smears" campaign website is fraudulent, and now two different actions have been launched to try and obtain the truth about the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's birth. The Israel Insider report said the two analysts it interviewed both have been "able to independently discern the name 'Maya Kassandra Soetoro' from artifacts left behind in the process of forging a new fake document for Barack from an image of Maya's original document." Maya is Obama's...
  • Smear, Inc: The Obama Enemy List

    07/09/2008 4:54:08 PM PDT · by mondoreb · 8 replies · 158+ views
    DBKP ^ | July 9, 2008 | Mondoreb
    Click image to enlarge. hat tip: Kristen, Free Republic The more candidates call for "CHANGE!", the more they stay the same. Barack Obama--who has repackaged failed liberal ideas in a shiny rhetorical package, sold it to the young and historically-ignorant, and parlayed it into the Democrat presidential nomination--has used his campaign website to publish an Enemies List. By tagging conservative activists as part of a "smear", Obama has re-defined the word to mean "those who do not agree with you". Obama's site doesn't say that the activities the activists are engaged in are illegal , immoral (to anyone other...
  • ‘Fight The Smears’ Deletes Birth Certificate Response?

    07/07/2008 7:42:57 AM PDT · by pissant · 88 replies · 401+ views
    Texas Darlin ^ | 7/7/08 | Texas Darlin
    WHY did Obama’s official Fight The Smears website delete the Birth Certificate “smear” explanation? There used to be a link on Fact Check Center to the Birth Certificate explanation that is on this my.BO page, which, by the way, is NOT easy to find if you go to Obama’s website looking for “Fight The Smears.” WHY did Obama remove that link? Anyone else smell a stinky fish?
  • In Flag City USA, where false Obama rumors fly (A.M. barfer)

    06/30/2008 2:53:52 AM PDT · by gusopol3 · 30 replies · 111+ views via MSNBC ^ | June 30, 2008 | Eli Saslow
    FINDLAY, Ohio - On his corner of College Street, Jim Peterman stares at the four American flags planted in his front lawn and rubs his forehead. Peterman, 74, is a retired worker at Cooper Tire, a father of two, an Air Force veteran and a self-described patriot. He took one trip to Washington in 1989 -- best vacation of his life -- and bought a statue of the Washington Monument that he still displays in a glass case in his living room.
  • Did Obama's "Fight The Smears" website retract statement about his birth certificate!

    06/28/2008 12:02:03 PM PDT · by Polarik · 63 replies · 829+ views
    Barack Obama's website ^ | 06/28/08 | Polarik
    Did I just lose some brain matter, or did the Obama's Fact Check website, aka "Fight the Smears," retract the "Here is his birth certificate" statement? I could swear that this statement used to precede the image . Am I wrong? Did anyone else note the change? The way the page is now, there is no lead-in line to the image. BTW, I have a new post today explaining the possible reasons for blacking out certificate number.
  • Fight the Smears: Spread the Truth About Obama [Viral E-mail to copy and circulate]

    06/14/2008 11:21:28 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 21 replies · 177+ views
    06/14/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    Fight the Smears: Spread the Truth About Obama It is said that a lie can travel the world before the truth can get out the door, and this is certainly true of urban legends and unfounded rumors about Barack Obama. We therefore join his “Fight the Smears” campaign to quash these urban legends and unfounded rumors with proven and verifiable facts. Here are the rumors and urban legends in question: (1) Obama's opponents misquote Obama's "Dreams From My Father" (2) Obama's opponents accuse him of being a Muslim (3) Obama's opponents claim that he won't say the Pledge of Allegiance...