Skip to comments.ACORN Admits to Vote-Fraud, Says “Isolated Incident”
Posted on 09/29/2008 5:08:21 PM PDT by John Semmens
The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, known by the acronym ACORN, acknowledged that one of its employees had been filing bogus voter registrations in Seminole County, Florida, but characterized it as an isolated incident.
Weve been doing this around the state and nation, said Brian Kettenring, head organizer for ACORN in Florida. No one else has been caught padding the rolls with false registrants. This one unfortunate episode shouldnt taint the over all success of our program.
The contention that this most recently revealed attempt to stuff the ballot box is an isolated incident was contradicted by testimony from James Terry, Chief Public Advocate, Consumers Rights League. ACORN has a decade-long history of voter fraud, embezzlement, and misuses of taxpayer funds, Terry said.
Chicago ACORN spokesman, Monty Banks, called the scrutiny being applied to his organization racist. We arent doing anything different than the Democratic Party has been doing since before I was born, Banks said. To single us out is racism, pure and simple.
ACORN has received nearly a million dollars from the Barack Obama Campaign in 2008. Senator Obama and mentor William Ayers also worked with ACORN during Obamas years as a Community Organizer in Chicago.
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In fifty seven states.
They mean that admitting to it is an isolated incident.
Kinda like shooting someone with a shotgun and saying that the it was just a bunch of little pellets.
New Mexico is one of them 57 States that Acorn fraud happened in
lol how about a voter fraud rampage.
From the little ACORN of fraud grows the MIGHTY OAK of FRAUD!!
This is just nuts......
'Caught' being the key word.
can someone tell me why they get government money?
We arent doing anything different than the Democratic Party has been doing since before I was born, Banks said. To single us out is racism, pure and simple.
I didn’t know there was a race called ACORN. Maybe they are from the Isle of Gland.
And we also know that the Democrats have been guilty of fraud embezzlement and misuse for the last 100 years.
'Caught' being the key word.
LOL... that is what jumped out to me also.
Of course that doesn’t address the 2004 election in OH where they made a similar statement when a good number of their people got caught doing the same thing.
It is the standard defense these type of people when they pursue their criminal activities. When you get caught admit to the obvious but say that is all there is, sort of like Amindadejad in Iran.
Twelve for twelve tonight JS. Great score!!
There should be a stop to any taxpayer money going to this group. They should also be fined. Many have died for our right to vote and I don’t appreciate the integrity of our elections being compromised.
They sure have been caught padding voter lists in Wisconsin. This is not an isolated incident, it’s standard operation procedure.
Read all of the keywords. ;o)
The most awful thing about this “admission” is that when the charges of their history of fraud is leveled against Obama & the Democrats over the next 35 days, this gives them cover to reply “well, they did admit it and that was a SINGLE case, and the Republicans are trying to make hay out of virtually nothing”. It’s Obama’s attempt to remove this from campaign as an issue against him and the Democrats.
Isolated to every voting booth.
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