A longtime ACORN operative is about to take over the reins of the Democratic National Committee as its executive director – just in time to begin initial preparations for President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign.
The activist in question is Patrick Gaspard. He currently holds the title of White House political affairs director, […]
I’m not sure how relevant the CEO of ACORN is anymore, but at least she’s not hiding her stripes. She attended a Young Democratic Socialists meeting in late March and said we are living in a time — referring to the TEA party movement — that will dwarf the era of Jim Crow and segregation.
ACORN is back with a new name: Lawmaker (Issa) Releases Report Claiming ACORN Operates Under Different Names
A Republican lawmaker released a report Thursday that he says proves the controversial community activist organization ACORN is alive and well, contrary to its announcement that it is disbanding.
The report from California Rep. Darrell Issa, the top Republican on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, includes details of a recent business transaction between […]
ACORN IS ALIVE AND WELL - This is a trick, a public relations trick (WAKE UP AMERICA, VOTE LIBERTY AND FREEDOM)
The group, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, claims it will close its affiliates and field offices by April 1st. But some of its critics think the move is really an April fool’s switch. They claim ACORN actually isn’t going anywhere, just rebranding under different local organizations with new names but with the […]
The community organizing group Acorn, battered politically from the right and suffering from mismanagement along with a severe loss of government and other funds, is on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, officials of the group said Friday.Acorn is holding a teleconference this weekend to discuss plans for a bankruptcy filing, two officials of the […]
To add to the list of outrageous earmarks in Obama’s fiscal 2011 budget, ACORN, the embezzlement-prone, voter-registration-fraud-plagued, leftist community organizing group, is slated to receive nearly $4 billion from a taxpayer-funded slush fund.
The money will come from the Community Development Block Grant, one of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s longest-running programs. The HUD […]
Mass Special Election:More than 600,000 on Massachusetts Voter Rolls Had Died or Moved, Nonpartisan Analysis Discovered (Watch out for ACORN)
More than 600,000 on Massachusetts Voter Rolls Had Died or Moved, Nonpartisan Analysis Discovered Monday, January 18, 2010 By Fred Lucas, Staff Writer
(CNSNews.com) - Massachusetts had 116,483 dead people on its voter registration rolls and another 538,567 people who were no longer living at the addresses on their registrations, according to a study released Oct. […]
The Justice Department has concluded that the Obama administration can lawfully pay the community group Acorn for services provided under contracts signed before Congress banned the government from providing money to the group.
Read the whole story at NY Times
Christopher Edwards, a former Nevada ACORN executive, received a sentence of three years probation and a $500 fine today for his role in an illegal voter registration conspiracy, the Las Vegas Sun reports.
In August the former ACORN field director pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit a crime of compensation for registration of […]
A former field director for the political advocacy organization ACORN was sentenced today in district court to up to three years of probation.
Christopher Edwards, who in August pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit a crime of compensation for registration of voters, a gross misdemeanor, received a suspended jail sentence and a $500 […]
Newly appointed White House counsel Bob Bauer is “perfectly positioned to be tasked with erasing the tracks between Obama and ACORN,” one Republican lawmaker charged Friday.
The lawyer’s hiring, announced this morning shortly after Greg Craig officially resigned the post, was also an attempt by the White House to deflect any fallout that may arise from […]
Breaking:Louisiana Atttorney General’s agents raid New Orleans ACORN office; Investigators have executed a search warrant at ACORN office on Canal Street
In a fast-breaking development comes word that agents of the Attorney’s General office in Louisiana have raided ACORN’s offices in New Orleans. ACORN’s New Orleans was, for decades, the headquarters of the national community organizing association. News of the raid comes from Marcel Reid and her colleagues at ACORN 8, an association of former ACORN […]
…..in an e-mail obtained by The Post…..embattled ACORN organizer Bertha Lewis begs for donations and blasts Congress for cutting ACORN’s money……after workers were caught on tape advising how to cheat on taxes and get federal funds to house a brothel. Bertha added: “Fox News and the right-wing smear machine told them to do it. […]
Never underestimate the power of a 20-year-old woman in hot pants.
Just hook her up with an apple-cheeked young man dressed as a sort of preppy pimp, add a video camera and send them off for a chat with some dimwitted neighborhood financial counselors for ACORN. Stir in enough chutzpah to make Borat look like a […]
Nevada Attorney General indicts ACORN after raiding offices. (Nevada AG is a Liberal - Is this show or substance?)
News just on FOX: An Acorn Field Director has “flipped”, is now working with Nevada Attorney General on case against ACORN. Nevada Acorn offices raided, field manuals on how to commit Voter Registration Fraud seized.
Documents released by a Senate Republican on Thursday show that leaders of the ACORN community organizing network transferred several million dollars in charitable and government money meant for the poor to arms of the group that have political and sometimes profit-making missions.
ACORN’s tax-exempt groups and allied organizations, long a target of conservative ire, used […]
Rep. Barney Frank who had steadfastly supported ACORN through all its recent troubles has now reversed course and is calling for an investigation of the groups finances.
From the Politico
In a stunning turnaround, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is distancing himself from ACORN, blasting their response to a string of recent scandals — and contradicting a staffer […]
The IRS says it is severing ties with ACORN, the community activist group involved in a scandal after employees were caught on video giving advice to a couple posing as a prostitute and pimp.
The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday it would no longer include ACORN in its volunteer tax assistance program. The program offered […]
ACORN filed suit today in Maryland against conservative filmmakers James O’Keefe, Hannah Giles and conservative Web site Breitbart.com for secretly taping the organization’s employees at its Baltimore office.
In the complaint, ACORN alleges that the filmmakers entered into the organization’s offices in July with a “hidden camera and microphone” and taped employees Tonja Thompson and Shera […]
ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that “we absolutely pays its taxes.” But the IRS and Louisiana’s taxmen have imposed nearly $2M in liens against ACORN’s New Orleans Ntl headquarters for non-payment since last Oct. Caught on tape advising a pimp and prostitue, their tax mess shows the lawlessness starts at its […]