Category Archives: ACORN

What the MSM is Missing on the Latest House Abortion Bill

Something has been missing from coverage of Trent Franks’ (R-AZ) failed attempt to pass a law against “sex selection” abortion. In the above clip, no one — not even Irin Carmon of Salon.com — mentions the recent release of Planned … Continue reading

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Occupy and the Great Pool Jump

Occupy didn’t go away. MoveOn.org, just one of several big name organizations now swept up in Occupy, is training people in civil disobedience. I have to say I saw this coming, and began advocating for it the moment I witnessed … Continue reading

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Assault On Planned Parenthood Follows ACORN Template

If you’re not pissed off, you’re not paying attention. When ACORN became the victim of a smear campaign by right-wing media, many people shrugged. It seemed to them that ACORN had somehow “asked for it” in the way rape victims … Continue reading

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Nonviolent Activism

David Swanson, author of War is a Lie, on his organizing work with ACORN:

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ACORN Victim Sues Giles, O’Keefe

Back in September, I watched the ACORN “sting” videos from San Diego and reported: Not only is Juan Carlos Vera’s behavior inconsistent with criminal habits, it screams of a desire to help two young people who seem to be in … Continue reading

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The Riddance Of James O’Keefe

James O’Keefe the turd third has a new agit-prop hit piece up at YouTube (link is wearing a condom). This time, O’Keefe has infiltrated the US Census (by getting a job) and found government waste (training timesheets). The fraud-who-would-be-called-journalist extrapolates … Continue reading

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Breitbartocalypse

isn’t quite what Breitbart had in mind: I’ve gone and destroyed his protege with his own videos. If you don’t like loud music, just mute the volume and it’ll work just as well. For me, though, the music is part … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Nontroversy

Everyone wants to know whether Andrew Breitbart was involved in “Whodatgate,” the attempted wiretapping of a Senator in a Federal building. I say this is not mysterious; of course Brietbart is involved. After all, he admits to paying O’Keefe a … Continue reading

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Breaking: James O’Keefe Arrested for Attempted Wiretapping of a Senator

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that James O’Keefe, the “filmmaker” responsible for the ACORN “sting” videos, was arrested by Federal Marshals yesterday after attempting to tap phones in Sen. Mary Landrieu’s office — inside a federal building. Federal codes are … Continue reading

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ACORN Baltimore

These are supposed to be the most damaging videos by O’Keefe and Giles. Made in the Baltimore offices of ACORN, they fit the disturbing pattern I’ve noted in the San Diego and New York videos. Not only are they edited … Continue reading

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John Stossel Is A Tool

John Stossel is happy in the Faux Noise toolbox. While skimming the article at Daily Beast I came across this passage tucked in between paeans to the prescience of Ayn Rand: Now, before you could be a TV repairman, you … Continue reading

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