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Old 10-09-2008, 10:45 AM
 
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ACORN IV: Obama, ACORN, Citizen’s Services Inc: False FEC Filings : NO QUARTER

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Old 10-09-2008, 10:48 AM
 
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Sounds like a great program meant to increase voter registrations. I guess the McCain spokesman quoted in the last paragraph is bitter because the program didn't target nursing homes in Florida, KKK rallies, and NRA functions, which would have increased the republican voter registration numbers.
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ACORN IV: Obama, ACORN, Citizen’s Services Inc: False FEC Filings : NO QUARTER
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Old 10-09-2008, 10:56 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Sounds like a great program meant to increase voter registrations. I guess the McCain spokesman quoted in the last paragraph is bitter because the program didn't target nursing homes in Florida, KKK rallies, and NRA functions, which would have increased the republican voter registration numbers.

I don't think the KKK likes the Reps too much. I remember a lot of people saying Bush and John McAmnesty will open the borders to latinos. I bet they jumped back to the Dem side. A lot of racist people are supporting Obama this year.
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Old 10-09-2008, 01:01 PM
 
Location: New Hampsha
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I don't think the KKK likes the Reps too much.
they like ron paul
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:52 PM
 
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http://www.kmbc.com/2006/1102/10215490_240X180.jpg (broken link)
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Old 10-18-2008, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Denver
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McCain was the keynote speaker at an Acorn rally in 2006. I guess he was for it before he was against it. eh?

I never heard of Acorn before this year. After doing a little research I found out that Acorn has a 40 year history of working to make the lives of low and moderate income people easier. Both Dems and Reps have served on its board. People of all political and religious views have worked with, and contributed to Acorn. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, partnered with ACORN in March 2008 for a "Homeownership Promotes The Economy" taskforce. More recently, Crist declared that -- contrary to GOP outrage -- he was not upset with the group's voter registration efforts in his state. ACORN supported a law signed by Governor Crist, which "changed the rules last year to restore the voting rights of about 112,000 former convicts."
In July 2005 another Republican governor, Rick Perry of Texas, signed ACORN's Lending Law Reform Bill that changed the state's homelending practices. Look also for others such as; Schwarzenegger, Romney, Bloomberg, Pawlenty, who have all worked closely with Acorn to pass bills protecting lower income people. Some of its biggest contributors have been Republican.

Since 2004 Acorn has helped 1.7 million people register to vote. Not surprising to find a percentage that need to be investigated. But the numbers I am hearing are only in the tens of thousands. Not even as high as 5%. Every year pundits comment about low voter turnout. Now that might change and that's a bad thing? No one will be going into the booth with those new voters and pulling the lever with them. The only thing that has happened is that they now can pull the lever. What is wrong with that?

Remember any group is only as strong as its weakest person. Don't we all have a vested interest in making sure our nation is strong?
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Old 10-18-2008, 06:13 PM
 
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The payment was to another agency during the PRIMARIES, who contracted with Acorn to canvass for Obama. This wasn't done for the General election.
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Old 10-18-2008, 06:16 PM
 
Location: Idaho Falls
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So what?

What if Obama paid ACORN money? It might be true, but it's such a stupid point that it isn't worth investigating. It sounds like paid them to register voters. That's a good thing. We want more people registering (unless you're the GOP - then you want to prevent votes).

If there was any fraud in this case, it was by individuals against ACORN.

Again - who cares?
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Old 10-18-2008, 06:16 PM
 
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That's exactly what Laura Ingraham said. Obama PAID them to do it.
Paid ACORN and a subcontractor to register new voters and make phone calls? Paid them for work? OUTRAGEOUS!
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Old 10-18-2008, 06:19 PM
 
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OP, do you have the slightest idea what that is a photograph of, up there in post 15?
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