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Acorn Attacks

Sam Stein

Romney's Latest Tax Defense Misses The Mark

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

In an effort to deflect attention from his refusal to release multiple years' worth of tax returns, Mitt Romney argued Monday that other candidates be...

ACORN Scandal Offers Key Lessons to All Charities

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

Acorn is getting a bum rap -- in the news media, among politicians, and even by some foundations. The attacks are worrisome not just because they have harmed an effective grass-roots organization.

Thanks From ACORN - Now Let's Move A Progressive Agenda!

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

If I could hug everyone at once, I would. Without everyone who stood with us it would have been impossible to fight back the way we did.

GOP Battle Against ACORN as Much About Financial Deregulation as Voter Registration

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

GOP attacks on minority homeowners and on the legislation and community groups protecting them are just a two-birds-with-one-stone way to advance a deregulation agenda while disenfranchising a Democratic-leaning portion of the electorate.

Attacks on ACORN Based Not on Facts, But on Fear of 1.3 Million Poor People Registering

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

ACORN, along with Project Vote, just announced that they had registered 1.3 million poor people this year. No wonder the GOP is up in arms. They're scared of too many poor people preparing to vote this year.