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Gateway Pundit: The Complete Guide to ACORN Voter Fraud-- 14 States Investigate Obama's Community Organization
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Tuesday, October 14, 2008
The Complete Guide to ACORN Voter Fraud--
14 States Investigate Obama's Community
And, you thought 2000 was bad?
This year's election is shaping up to be one of the most controversial
in history. Just this week a federal judge ordered Ohio's top elections
official to verify the identity of newly registered voters by matching
them with other government documents. The very next day a 6th U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals set aside the federal judge's order on
And, so it goes.
To further ignite the voter fraud-voter registration debate this week
was the news that a national community organizing group is being
investigated in at least 14 states and several swing states for massive
voter registration irregularities. This news would make headlines
anyway but what made it worse was that Barack Obama worked for
this organization, theAssociation of Community Organizations for
Reform Now, in the past. Obama trained its local leaders,
represented the organization in court, and worked to funnel funds to
the organization. The Obama Campaign also donated $800,000 this
year to an ACORN affiliate.
Who is ACORN?
The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now
(ACORN) is a community based organization that advocates for low-
and moderate-income families. ACORN was founded in 1970 by Wade
Rathke and Gary Delgado. Rathke, one of the most powerful of
America's hard-Left activists, is a former member of the radical 1960's
group the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). The Weathermen
terrorist group split off from the SDS in 1969. ACORN says its priorities
include: better housing and wages for the poor, more community
development investment from banks and governments, and better
ACORN is also known for its voter registration eff