ACORN

Conservative Talking Points views ACORN as a huge national gang bent on dragging our country into the socialist abyss with their man Barack Hussein Obama at the helm.

 

Their True Colors Took Them Out

        The left wing activist group ACORN folded in March of 2010 amid falling revenues.  This was just a few months after video footage exposed its workers giving tax tips to conservative activists posing as a pimp and prostitute. (Source: Associated Press March 2010)

 

Corrupt Organization

        "The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has repeatedly and deliberately engaged in systemic fraud," (Source: Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee)

        In Clark County NV, ACORN submitted 91,002 completed forms of which only 23,186 turned out to be valid new voters, which means 74% of voter forms were fraudulent. (Source: New York Times - May 2009)

        A former ACORN Las Vegas field director, Christopher Edwards, was hit with a 13 count indictment for creating an incentive program called "blackjack" where $5 was offered for signing more than 21 prospective voters. (Source: New York Times - May 2009)

        ACORN's former deputy regional director, Amy Busefink, was indicted on 13 counts of principle to the crime of compensation for registration of voters. (Source: New York Times - May 2009)

        12 ACORN workers in Missouri were convicted of violating voter laws in connection with 2006 elections. (Source: Kris Kobach, former Bush administration national security/immigration enforcement official and constitutional lawyer)

 

ACORN's Ties To Obama

        Obama provided yearly service as a key figure in Acorn's leadership-training seminars. (Source: Toni Foulkes - Chicago Acorn Leader)

        Obama, after law school, played a major role organizing ACORN's "Project VOTE" in 1992. (Source: Toni Foulkes - Chicago Acorn Leader)

        Acorn specifically hired out Obama's representation in the "Motor Voter" case in Chicago. (Source: Toni Foulkes - Chicago Acorn Leader)