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IndictBreitbart.org Launches Campaign Against Right Wing Activists, Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

IndictBreitbart.org claims that when James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles secretly recorded Maryland ACORN's employees after entering their office they broke Maryland's Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Act.

Why Does Anyone Take Andrew Breitbart Seriously?

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Dreier

By now it's clear what Breitbart is selling. The real question is why the mainstream media and Democratic politicians bought it. Breitbart is a con artist, but con artists only succeed if consumers don't know they are being conned -- or don't care.

ACORN Sting Tape EDITED: Rachel Maddow Dissects Edit-Bay Trickery (VIDEO)

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The hidden-camera tapes of ACORN employees supposedly advising conservative activists disguised as a pimp and prostitute on the best ways to launder t...

ACORN Wins Another Victory: Judge Says the Government Can't Cut Funding

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

Congress singled ACORN out for punishment in the absence of any judicial or administrative process adjudicating guilt. The judge declared the act of Congress was an unconstitutional bill of attainder.

Brooklyn DA Finds No Crime In Infamous ACORN Hooker Advice Video

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - ACORN employees caught on video apparently advising a couple posing as a prostitute and her boyfriend to lie about her p...

Will Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles Come Clean About the ACORN Pimp Hoax?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Now the fooling is over, and it's time for Breitbart, O'Keefe, and Giles to come clean about the ACORN pimp hoax and their role in spreading it.

Hannah Giles Explains Pimp And Prostitute Costumes In ACORN Videos

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hannah Giles, the conservative activist who co-starred with James O'Keefe, in a series of videos that embarrassed the community organizing group, ACOR...

James O'Keefe At CPAC: Conservative Agitator Gets Rock Star Welcome

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

James O'Keefe, the self-styled guerilla investigative journalist celebrated for his video on ACORN and arrested last month in New Orleans in an attemp...

Not-So-Breitbart and the Story of James O'Keefe, the ACORN Gotcha-Guy

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Fox News' first segment on James O'Keefe's arrest was as funny as it was disappointing. During the report, Tim Gaughan called the news a "very weird story that probably needs a lot of context and a lot of looking into."

ACORN Is Back in the News, but the News Still Gets it Wrong

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

Last year, the mainstream media treated O'Keefe's exploits against ACORN as an example of investigative "gotcha" journalism, with few pointing out that he doctored the videos and never released the original footage.

All You Need to Know About the ACORN Scandal and Who Is Behind It

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

You may remember Andrew Breitbart as the proprietor of BigGovernment.com, and, apparently, babysitter for juvenile delinquents James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles, the conservative, hidden-camera-wielding duo that went undercover to obtain footage of low-level ACORN staffers.

New ACORN Video: Video makers release tape of Philly ACORN visit

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two conservative activists released a new undercover video targeting the community organizing group ACORN on Wednesday, an attempt ...

Falling for the Far Right's ACORN Agenda

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Alterman

In this brave new world of anything goes journalism, many in the media have taken up a recent scandal, and the videos it produced, as incontrovertible evidence of ACORN corruption.

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.

Entrapping ACORN

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

It is natural for many to shirk away from defending ACORN in light of this footage. But this particular exchange is not just cherry-picked -- it was planted, nurtured, and harvested.

ACORN Sues Makers Of Pimp And Prostitute Video

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BALTIMORE — Community activist group ACORN is suing the makers of a hidden-camera video that showed employees of its Baltimore office giving tax...

Brooklyn Latest Site Of ACORN Pimp/Prostitution Advice Scandal

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Two employees of the advocacy group ACORN are shown on a hidden-camera video released Monday, apparently advising a couple posing as a...