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Amanda Terkel

ACORN Comeback? Conservatives Fear Resurgence Of 'Nutty' Liberal Fringe

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) spent years being a conservative villain and was finally felled in Nov...

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.

What Progressives Must Learn from the ACORN Debacle

Rinku Sen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rinku Sen

The attack on ACORN isn't about ACORN alone. It's an element of a conservative strategy to discredit the Obama administration, destroy organizing capacity among progressives and quiet voices for change.

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.

The Lynching of ACORN

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Lost in all of the sensationalism and selective truths is that there has been no connection between ACORN and underage prostitution, until a kid walked in and started talking about it to anyone he could get to listen to him.

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.

Stand Up For ACORN, Cut Blackwater And Halliburton

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

If the government decides to cut funding of organizations due to the actions of low level employees, they must apply the same rules to the GOP's favorite government-funded organizations.

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 ...

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.

McCain Adviser Can't Name Instance Of Voter Fraud From Fake Regulations

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For weeks Republican leaders have warned that widely reported problems with fake voter registrations could result in a flood of phony votes in pivotal...

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.

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.

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.

House GOP Leader Boehner: Cut Off ACORN Funds

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republican leader John Boehner on Wednesday urged President Bush to block all federal funds to a grass-roots community group ...

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...

Unchallenged Lies and Unexamined Cliches -- CNN Interview of Sarah Palin by Drew Griffin

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Bergthold

What is most disgraceful about this interview is the flaccid and uncritical role of the interviewer -- Drew Griffin. How can he call himself a journalist?