I know that Internet blogger and radio host Reality Check has been busy with real life, and it’s great to see that he has been able to carve out enough time to get a few articles posted covering his testing of a sample birth certificate on a Xerox WorkCentre. The articles so far are: Driving […]
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This is really off topic, I suppose. A little box popped up on my computer desktop listing recent email arrivals, including one with the subject “Scan from a Xerox WorkCentre.” My first though was that RC had used the Xerox “scan to email” feature to send me (or he forwarded to me) the results of […]
The birthers certainly notice the anti-birther claims that Obama’s long form birth certificate is just a plain old scan by a Xerox machine of the original (rotated and saved by Preview on a Mac computer). In fact they anticipate that when they start testing with facsimiles of the President’s long form, what they get will […]
An interesting comment was made on a YouTube video by birther evangelist Mark Gillar (TeaPartyPowerHour): As 1961 LFBCs on original safety paper are being tested with the Xerox, the results are different from what NBC Blogger obtained. The Xerox doesn’t fully explain the layering, the halos, or various other anomalies. In addition, saving documents in […]
I talked about why so many people get sucked into conspiracy theories about Obama’s birth certificate in my article, “Any fool can see.” I have become somewhat jaundiced in my view of a birther’s ability to evaluate evidence and to change their mind. That view might be biased by the fact that people don’t engage […]
It’s been a while since NBC and Kevin Vicklund published the unremarkable result that the White House scanned the President’s birth certificate with a common office machine, previewed it, and saved it for the White House web site. (The work they did is remarkable for its ingenuity and skill, but the result was not.) Birthers […]