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Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti As expected, ACORN has filed suit against the undercover sting duo James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles, as well as BigGovernment.com publisher Andrew Breitbart. Shoot the messenger. Sue the messenger: It’s the ACORN way. Ask Anita MonCrief. *** Here’s the PDF of the lawsuit.
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti I said last week that the ACORN funding cut-offs on the Hill were just the beginning. Good news: The ball is rolling. DOJ Inspector General Glenn Fine has launched an internal probe. I covered Fine’s extensive work on immigration enforcement lapses during the Clinton and Bush years. He is meticulous, thorough, […]
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Channeling clueless Charlie Gibson and Nancy Pelosi, President Obama is playing dumb about ACORN. Here’s what he said on ABC’s This Week this morning: STEPHANOPOULOS: But have your — have some of your allies made it easier for — handed your opponents some ammunition, like ACORN, for example… OBAMA: Well, look, […]
My column today blasts ACORN Housing Corporation’s criminal-enabling home loan program for illegal aliens. To paraphrase Jon Stewart: Where the hell is everyone? AHC is one of the endless non-profit arms of ACORN. Their response to the BigGovernment.com sting videos hasn’t received as much attention as the national ACORN flagship’s. You can read AHC’s CYA […]
Better late than never. Prepare to be called a RAAAAAAACIST, Jay:
Good. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal today cut off state funding for the community activist group ACORN. Jindal has also blocked any state agency for entering into contracts with the organization. The executive order also cuts off any future state funding of ACORN, on the heels of a series of embarrassing incidents for the organization. The […]
Better late than never: The US House today joined the Senate in voting to defund ACORN, the community advocacy group beset by allegations of voter registration fraud and videotapes apparently showing employees advising conservative activists posing as a prostitute and pimp how to break the law. The measure, offered as part of a motion on […]
(Photo source: 2008 ACORN slideshow presentation) Good thing I wasn’t drinking coffee when I read the Politico headline about Team Obama trying to run away from ACORN: “W.H. distances from activist group” Choking. Up. With. Laughter. Barack Obama can no more disown ACORN than he could disown his own shadow. He IS ACORN. And ACORN […]
Who said it: “The real story to all this is how these myriad entities allow them to shuffle money around so much that no one really knows what’s getting spent on what.”
NBC (the network that rigged crash tests, staged racism stings & faked flood coverage) criticizes ACORN “entrapment”
Oh, this is so rich. So, so rich. Norah O’Donnell of NBC News fretted this morning that the ACORN sting videos “might be viewed as entrapment.” Yes, she actually said it. Mark Finkelstein has the transcript/video here. Now, let me remind Ms. O’Donnell of the glorious history of news “entrapment” at NBC News. Um, there […]
Several Chicago readers and Twitterers report that ABC News anchor Charlie Gibson told WLS-AM Chicago talk show hosts Don Wade and Roma this morning that the reason he hasn’t covered the ACORN scandal is that he didn’t know about it. Reader Patrick M. e-mails: While listening to Don Wade and Roma this morning on WLS […]
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Just watched GOP Sen. Mike Johanns introduce his amendment on the Senate floor banning federal funds in the current transportation and housing appropriations bill from going to ACORN. Currently, ACORN is eligible to receive millions more in taxpayer funds through mortgage counseling, Community Development Block Grants, and the Neighborhood Stabilization Program […]
NYC sting makes three. Not one more dime for coordinated corruption.
The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office issued a statement tonight indicating that it may prosecute the Big Government undercover team that conducted one of its ACORN/prostitution stings in B’more. Yes, really. The young reporters could face up to five years in jail for violating Maryland’s wiretap laws. Reader John Muraro notes that the Baltimore City […]
“We no longer have confidence that our national partnership agreement is being effectively managed through your offices.”
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Andrew Breitbart’s investigative team at Big Government has penetrated another ACORN office. Go watch now. James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles are performing an invaluable public service. As I note in Culture of Corruption and have reported previously, the Bush administration bears ample blame for fueling the ACORN housing/mortgage counseling racket. The […]
And the hits keep on coming. ACORN/Project Vote whistleblower Anita Moncrief has a new investigative piece at the Hot Air Greenroom on the criminal enterprise’s shakedown efforts with the SEIU targeting the Carlyle Group. Repeat after me: ACORN is a criminal enterprise.
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Andrew Breitbart’s new website, Big Government, has videotape of ACORN officials in Baltimore offering to help two people posing as a pimp and a prostitute, encouraging them to lie to the Internal Revenue Service in order to secure housing — and giving advice on how to claim underage girls from South […]
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Eleven arrest warrants issued. Once again, Democrats will deny it’s yet another manifestation of coordinated corruption. And once again, ACORN will spin it as evidence that they are rooting out fraud: Eleven people hired to register potential voters in Miami-Dade County before last year’s presidential election were being sought Wednesday for […]
Another former ACORN worker is about to spill the beans. Via the Las Vegas Sun: The attorney general’s office turned up the heat Monday on a national organization at the heart of a voter registration fraud investigation. Christopher Edwards, 33, the former Las Vegas field director for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, […]
Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti The Pelican Institute for Public Policy reports that the state of Louisiana is investigating ACORN. It’s about time: The Louisiana Attorney General has opened an investigation into the community-organizing organization ACORN. “All we can say is we are investigating,” wrote Tammi Arender, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office. “We […]
Repeat after me: ACORN is a criminal enterprise.
Here is yesterday’s Senate roll call vote on Robert M. Groves, of Michigan, to be Director of the Census: (link) Here’s all you need to know. ACORN approves: *** Previous Census blogging.