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Obama Tries Ditching ACORN

Now that he’s settled into the White House, Barack Obama is shamelessly attempting to distance himself from the notoriously corrupt leftwing community group that helped him get elected.

The scandal-plagued Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), well known for voter fraud, embezzlement and cooking the books, endorsed Obama and fought hard to get him elected. Not surprising considering the taxpayer-funded group has strong Democratic Party ties (Howard Dean and Bill Clinton praise its activism) and Obama proudly worked for it as a community organizer in Chicago.

In 2008 Obama’s presidential campaign paid ACORN more than $800,000 for services such as polling, advance work and staging major events. A Pittsburgh newspaper later reported that Obama covertly amended Federal Election Commission reports to say that the money went to so-called “get-out-the-vote” projects rather than the polling activities. The campaign responded to the article by claiming it had “mistakenly misrepresented” the services in federal reports.

The close ties between Obama and ACORN are undeniable and well documented but lately the radical community group has become a publicity nightmare for the president and he conveniently wants the relationship to vanish, similar to the way he unsuccessfully tried to cut off his controversial, racially divisive longtime pastor and friend (Jeremiah Wright) during the presidential election.

More at: http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2009/sep/obama-tries-ditch...

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No Problem

The ACORN people will be back under a different name with maybe a change of leadership. It's easier to start over than fight the reputation.

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Political expediency is Obama's trade mark.

Rev. Wright
Van Jones
William Ayers

and now ACORN

Here is why Obama is ditching ACORN.

The stunning, total defeat of ACORN
By: Byron York
09/17/09 3:43 PM EDT

The ACORN vote in the House is stunning news. Just 48 hours after Republican Leader John Boehner introduced the "Defund ACORN Act," the bill -- which most Republicans thought Democrats would do anything to block -- passed by a resounding 345-75 vote. It would never have made it to a vote had not the Democratic leadership decided to allow it, and the winning total included 172 Democrats. Yes, 172 House Democrats voted to totally cut off funding for an organization that has worked for years on behalf of Democrats nationwide.

Couple that with the 83-7 Senate vote to cut off housing funds to ACORN -- a number that included 50 Democrats -- and the votes signal the complete collapse of Democratic support for ACORN. The job is not anywhere near finished -- the Senate still has to consider a total-cutoff bill, introduced just today by Sen. Mike Johanns, and a conference committee has to come up with a final bill that President Obama signs. At any step of the way, Democrats might decide to resume defending ACORN or give it federal support by other means. But as of today there are on-the-record votes of large majorities of House and Senate Democrats in favor of cutting off funds for ACORN.


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So, it's more than prostitution, more than voter fraud.

It's possible they were one of the dominoes in the economic toppling of the US.


"I don't endorse anything they say"
~Ron Paul On the 911 Truth movement.

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The Liar is...

too late. He should have openly told us all from the get go that he wasn't even eliglible, or should have showed the prove that he may be. Now that this president has hidden all his records, he has lost my confidence in government, and all his unkept promises, especially the part during his campaign when he promised to bring the troops home. What a liar.

He is a president of a

He is a president of a corporation only. He cannot be my President because I have not had one in my lifetime.

Eine Kleine German Joke

The ACORN doesn't fall far from the Obauma.


that was good, thanks for the laugh.