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Rejecting Cynicism this MLK Day

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rigby

This MLK day, I will celebrate the efforts of Dr. King by participating in just one of the many thousands of MLK Day service projects planned across the country.

ACORN Helps Lead Progressive Action to Pass A Stimulus Package

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

Because of reality facing America's low- and moderate-income communities, ACORN members and their neighborhoods function as the canaries in our nation's economic coal mine.

Jason Linkins

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Pushes Back On Voter Fraud Allegations

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[Via Newshounds] On last night's edition of Hannity and Colmes, the show's hosts took up the issue of the ongoing Minnesota Senate race, with Sean Han...

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.

FOX Goes Nuts Over ACORN

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
ZP Heller

Desperate to exacerbate the GOP's recent attacks on ACORN, FOX is fueling the fire of misinformation about the nation's largest grassroots community organizing group.

New Yorkers Count Too

Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hanna Ingber Win

I was so close to not voting. I live in New York, it doesn't really matter anyway. But then the guilt built up inside of me. What would I say when my grandchildren asked about this historic election?

ACORN Smears Setting the Stage for Possible Post-Election Lawsuits

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

With an historic Election Day tomorrow, the McCain-Palin campaign's ACORN-voter fraud endgame may be to use their attacks as a justification for a wave of legal challenges to close election results in key states.

Obama Could Lose Election Due To Voter Suppression

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

Republicans are seeking to suppress the voter turnout among youth, minorities and poor people. If Republicans can prevent enough Democrats from casting ballots, McCain could win the election.

"Daily Show" Investigates ACORN, Community Organizing (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Oliver of "The Daily Show" talked to ACORN's Bertha Lewis about the evils of "community organizing." He also spoke with Liz Shaw, a conservative ...

100 Million Suspects

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In the end, the decision couldn't be clearer. This election is a referendum on trusting the electorate. It's a referendum on democracy itself.

ACORN's Plan To Turn Registrations Into Votes

Bertha Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bertha Lewis

We want to assure you that partisan attacks will not interfere with ACORN members' determination to involve low-income, minority, and new American voters across the country.

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Camp Pushes New ACORN Outrage

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain campaign manager Rick Davis held a conference call on Thursday to dish out some more press criticism and fan the flames of a new alleged ACORN-...

New President, New CRA

Mark Winston Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Winston Griffith

This nation doesn't need a weaker CRA, but a re-conceived and far stronger tool in the effort to ensure ready access to quality, non-discriminatory, financial services in all communities.

Fox News and the ACORN Charade

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

By the end of this month, Fox News will likely have mentioned the community organizing group nearly 1,500 times, which is roughly 1,300 more than CNN.

How Long Do You Have to Stand In Line to Vote Before Your Civil Rights Are Violated?

Matthew Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Segal

It's time we reclaim the media narrative: it seems as though every 15 minutes, a different news network is decrying how the integrity of our elections...

ACORN Ad: Don't Let McCain Take Away Your Voting Rights

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has released a 30-second ad accusing "John McCain and the Republicans" of trying to ...

But What About Jeremiah Wright?

Etan Bednarsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Etan Bednarsh

Or William Ayers. Or ACORN. Or Karl Marx. Or whoever is the next person introduced on this Obama themed episode of This is Your Life.

Obama Is Dominating in the Polls, but Four Things Keep Me Awake at Night

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

As a lifelong Democrat who has seen my party lose winnable races, I can't help thinking about how things can go wrong this year. These are the four factors that keep me up at night.

The Republican Voter Fraud Myth: An Examination

Washington Independent | Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier this month, Republicans in Ohio lost their lawsuit challenging a state rule that allows voters to register and vote early on the same day. But...

Drinking the ACORN Kool-Aid: How Cries of Voter Fraud Cover Up GOP Elections Theft

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast

While Republicans had the media searching for links between Obama and ACORN, RNC operatives were busily completing one of the most massive voter suppression and purging efforts in American history.

Fighting Voter Fraud

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We've all read a lot about the "politicization" of the Justice Department in recent years, and that political pounding is having an ironic effect. The...

New Mexico GOP Sued For Voter Intimidation

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) has sent out a press release about a lawsuit against the New Mexico GOP after reports th...

Rollin' With the Hate Talk Express
McCain NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

NOTE: After you click a link, click the title of the item to get the full text or video. "We've got them just where we want them." With each bit of b...

Something We Can Do About the Voter Fraud

Kamala Lopez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kamala Lopez

A lot of people feel extremely frustrated about the rampant voter suppression going on as evidenced by the many comments on my last post.

How to Stop the Rigging of Election '08

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The issues of ACORN and voter fraud are a smokescreen designed to cover a much more serious issue with a long and ugly history: the suppression of the vote of groups that tend to vote Democratic.