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Acorn Voter Fraud

Blocking the Vote: It's Time to Apply the ACORN Rule and Defund the GOP

John Atlas | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
John Atlas

It's time to turn the tables. Not only should there be a federal investigation, but Democrats and progressives should also use the so-called "ACORN rule" to cut Federal funding to the Republican Party.

New Yorkers to Wall Street: Help with Foreclosures Or We'll Move Our Money to Banks That Will

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Atlas

Civic leaders across the country should follow the New York Communities for Change coalition's lead. Either big banks become part of the solution or the rest of us will have to Move the Money.

Voter Fraud in California: Is ACORN at it Again? Or Is it Actually Republicans?

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Atlas

Unlike Republicans, ACORN has never been convicted of voter registration fraud and there is no evidence that ACORN ever intentionally engaged in registration fraud.

Obama's Attorney General continues to vigorously prosecute Acorn? Will Van Jones be Next?

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

A Center for Constitutional Rights lawsuit seeks to stop Congress from singling out an organization for punishment without proper investigation or due process.

ACORN Vindicated of Wrongdoing by the Congressional Watchdog Office

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

For years Republicans accused ACORN of corruption and used phony tapes to lead an effort to successfully strip the group of federal funding in 2009. Now, months later, the group has been exonerated from any wrongdoing.

Fake ACORN Pimp Pleads Guilty; the New Yorker Adds its Voice to the Anti-ACORN Story

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Atlas

I am beginning to believe that most well-paid liberal journalists, who are unfamiliar with urban issues and what it's like to be poor in a wealthy society, are quick to believe any story about an African-American group screwing up.

ACORN Getting A Makeover: Group Looking For New Name, New Branding After Video Scandal

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Affiliates of the once mighty liberal activist group ACORN are remaking themselves in a desperate bid to ditch the tarnished name of t...

ACORN is the New Dirty Word

Rinku Sen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rinku Sen

The attack on ACORN isn't about fighting corruption. If it was, then dozens of corporations with federal contracts far larger than ACORN's would be under investigation now.

What is Acorn? And Why Progressives Need to Support It

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

The right goes after the left's most effective groups. Because ACORN does not rely on government funds the organization will survive the orchestrated attacks against it. But if it's to restore its strength, it needs progressive support.

The Real Reason They Want ACORN to Fail

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

The reality -- that ACORN is an established group with worthy goals and some success but also poor management -- is not what's driving the story. Conservatives want to destroy ACORN and the things it does. Period.

Michael Steele, Michele Bachmann Join Forces Against ACORN

The Huffington Post | Megan Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele is teaming up with Rep. Michele Bachmann, asking Republicans for their help blocking public funding for ACORN, the progres...

Secret Acorn Memo Reveals Vote Fraud Plan

David Misch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Misch

From: Ex. VP, Destroying Fabric of Democracy Comm. To: All fraudsters Re: Fraud Fellow Fraudsters: After months of planning, the DFoD Committee has ...

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.

7 Ways to Steal Back Your Vote

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

You can have all the paper ballots in the world, but if you don't demand to look at them, publicly, in a recount, you might as well mark them with invisible ink. Democracy requires vigilance.

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.

Mark Kirk Alleges 'Massive Voter Fraud Efforts' In Illinois

Progress Illinois | Josh Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

During a tele-townhall with constituents last night, GOP Rep. Mark Kirk used the notorious case of "Princess the Goldfish" to raise concerns about "ma...

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.

ACORN Organizers Fight Back Against Attacks (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Brave New Films explains what the voter fraud allegations against ACORN are really about: suppressing the low-income vote and throwing the election re...

ACORN Offices Get Racist, Violent Threats After McCain Claims

RightWingWatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's bad enough that the employees of ACORN have had to endure days of baseless and outlandish attacks by John McCain and the RNC. But after McCain ou...

The ACORN Hysteria

Rick Hasen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Hasen

Fraudulent voter registrations don't translate into election fraud at the polls that has any reasonable chance of influencing an election, much less a presidential election.

CNN Airs At Least 54 Misleading Segments On ACORN

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From October 6 through October 15, CNN ran at least 54 segments mentioning allegations that the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now ...

GOP Warns Of ACORN Problems In Illinois

Progress Illinois | Angela Caputo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It appears that the GOP believe so strongly in their false claims that the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) is out to com...

FBI Investigating ACORN For Registration Fraud

AP | LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The FBI is investigating whether the community activist group ACORN helped foster voter registration fraud around the nation before...

Mass Voter Fraud: A Conservative Myth

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the 2008 election process draws near -- and with early voting in many states having already begun -- conservatives are raising a great hue and cry ...

Jason Linkins

GOP Presses ACORN Debate With Costumed Chipmunks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the clearest sign yet that we Americans do in fact have portions of our minds left to lose comes this news of the ever-evolving attempts of the rig...