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Is ACORN paying people to post comments on blogs?
Main Street Radical ^ | Matt Leonard

Posted on 11/16/2009 10:44:17 AM PST by mainstreetradical.com

This is the comment left at our blog:

As John F. Kennedy once said, "Where there's smoke, look for a smoke-making machine." The whole "story" of ACORN is a fabrication of the Republican National Committee and those folks in Republican politics who come out with the daily "talking points" for people like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. ACORN has had the audacity to register poor people to vote, and those poor people are usually Democrats. This infuriates the Republicans and the right wing commentators. So the right wingnuts find any transgression they can and pump it up and repeat it again and again through the Right Wing echo chambers of Fox News and the conservative talkers. They even had to send a camera crew to one ACORN office after another with the clear purpose of entrapment to get some ACORN people to help finance a small business that might just have some taint of prostitution. Give me a break! Most American people are not falling for this baloney. Most American people know that any organization as large and as active as ACORN is going to have a few people who break some laws. The bottom line is that ACORN does good work, ACORN registers people to vote, ACORN helps poor people get loans from shady and greedy banks, and ACORN as an organization has not done anything wrong. We will continue to hear the drumbeat of accusations and innuendo against ACORN from the Republicans because they have no other issue. The Republican policies of the last thirty years ruined the economy, wiped out the meager savings of a lot of poor people, and made a lot of rich Republicans a lot richer. The Republicans have nobody to blame but themselves. So who do they blame? ACORN, that's who.


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: acorn; blog; fraud; post
Maybe I'm off my rocker but a comment I received on an older article about ACORN's effort to pull down our country seems to be written by someone on the ACORN/George Soros payroll! This reminds me of the comments we got initially about the photos we posted on the 9/12 rallies in Washington DC. We had people commenting in an attempt to discredit the crowd estimates.
1 posted on 11/16/2009 10:44:18 AM PST by mainstreetradical.com
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Where is the “bear in the woods” pic?


2 posted on 11/16/2009 10:46:09 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: mainstreetradical.com

If they are, find out what the going rate is. I’m sure I could do a much better job.


3 posted on 11/16/2009 10:47:39 AM PST by Question Liberal Authority (Why buy health insurance at all if you can't be turned down for any pre-existing conditions?)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

And they DO have money to burn!


4 posted on 11/16/2009 10:49:41 AM PST by SMARTY ("What luck for rulers that men do not think. " Adolph Hitler)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

Why not they paid for all those “grassroot” contributions to Obama’s campaign.


5 posted on 11/16/2009 10:49:47 AM PST by RGSpincich
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To: Question Liberal Authority
Well and truly stated ... some of his kneepadders at FR are downright illiterate!
6 posted on 11/16/2009 10:50:25 AM PST by MHGinTN (Obots, believing they cannot be deceived, it is impossible to convince them when they are deceived.)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

Just go on to elance.com or guru.com - all kinds of payment-for-blog posting arrangements advertised. Not just limited to politics. And they don’t pay well.

The more blog posts/comments there are pointing to a “home” domain name, the faster that domain moves up in the Google search engine results because of the “relevant” links pointing to it. Hence, companies will hire free-lancers to do the link-building.


7 posted on 11/16/2009 10:51:32 AM PST by Dasaji (On a beach somewhere in my head...)
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Even at 10 cents a post, william pitt must be RICH!


8 posted on 11/16/2009 10:53:19 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Note the guys name is Magoo

http://www.jahozafat.com/php/sounds/?id=bst&media=WAVS&type=TV_Shows&movie=Mr_Magoo&quote=doneit.txt&file=doneit.wav


9 posted on 11/16/2009 10:55:01 AM PST by monkeypants (It's a Republic, if you can keep it.)
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To: mainstreetradical.com
Your tax dollars, funneled to acorn, at work to make sure elections are "fair":


10 posted on 11/16/2009 10:56:23 AM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: mainstreetradical.com
ACORN has had the audacity to ILLEGALLY register poor people to vote, and those poor people are usually DEAD Democrats
11 posted on 11/16/2009 10:56:48 AM PST by kcvl
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To: mainstreetradical.com

I know the IMDB politics board has paid leftists attempting to control it especially during the busy time slots. They would always appear there several months before an election but after Obama was elected they never went away...someone is keeping the money flowing to them.


12 posted on 11/16/2009 10:59:43 AM PST by Teflonic
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To: mainstreetradical.com
ACORN helps poor BROKE people get loans from FOR shady and greedy banks DEADBEATS, and ACORN as an organization has not done anything EVERYTHING wrong
13 posted on 11/16/2009 11:00:46 AM PST by kcvl
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Watchoo talkin bout?


14 posted on 11/16/2009 11:01:30 AM PST by jessduntno (TOTUS fails and POtuS becomes a phuttering stuck.)
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To: Teflonic

someone is keeping the money flowing to them.

...or their delusion is still going strong :)


15 posted on 11/16/2009 11:03:50 AM PST by Dasaji (On a beach somewhere in my head...)
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To: mainstreetradical.com
"They even had to send a camera crew to one ACORN office after another with the clear purpose of entrapment to get some ACORN people to help finance a small business that might just have some taint of prostitution. Give me a break! Most American people are not falling for this baloney"

Might? MIGHT?? How about EXPLICIT evidence of complicity in CHILD prostitution?

I often said liberals are so stupid they would only convict OJ if they had actual video of him slicing off Nicole's head. Now I not so sure...

16 posted on 11/16/2009 11:07:23 AM PST by Mr. K (Deathly afraid my typos become a freeper catchphrase...I'm series!)
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To: Nachum

That post is not unlike many found in my local fishwrap’s online rag...The Austin American Statesman. The only diff I can see is that the local ACORN posters spell Republican as Republikkkan.


17 posted on 11/16/2009 11:08:09 AM PST by cweese (Hook 'em Horns!!!)
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Man, I loves me some ACORN—mmmm, child! An’ all tha haters can STEP OFF!

Where mah money?

(Hey, that was easy!)

/s


18 posted on 11/16/2009 11:11:09 AM PST by Mac from Cleveland (Dreams from My Father--food, shelter, and education from some typical white folks)
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To: monkeypants

“Glenn Beck. I hope you die in a fire...If you see him [Glenn Beck] on the street, punch him in the balls for me.”

mrmagoo

Every time the Cons smear ACORN I am donating money to the organization. Look at the prankster who made that stupid video. This clown does stuff like calls planned parenthood to donate money to abort Black Babies and records it so he can try to make the group look bad.

mrmagoo


19 posted on 11/16/2009 11:13:49 AM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl
This clown does stuff like calls planned parenthood to donate money to abort Black Babies and records it so he can try to make the group look bad.

Then Planned Parenthood accepts the money and looks bad all on their own.

20 posted on 11/16/2009 11:18:20 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: monkeypants

Kansas will be one of the three American states hit hardest by global warming, but both of its senators refuse to vote for climate change legislation

mrmagoo

“It is going to take an extraordinary mass political campaign if the American health care system is ever going to catch up with an industrialized world that has long recognized health care as a public resource similar to education or fire protection.”

mrmagoo

Insteading of bitching about Fox News and Limbaugh et al., we should figure out who their top advertisers are and boycott the shit out of them AND tell those companies what we’re doing and why. The noise machine is a business, and ad dollars are its lifeblood. HIT ‘EM WHERE IT HURTS!

mrmagoo

Ugly: Limbaugh likens Democrats to murderers, rapists

mrmagoo

Caller takes down Rush Limbaugh, leaves Oxycontin Man defenseless.

mrmagoo

Private ownership of oil is as ridiculous as private ownership of the ocean.

mrmagoo

http://www.reddit.com/user/mrmagoo?count=25&after=t1_c0bn707


21 posted on 11/16/2009 11:20:34 AM PST by kcvl
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Well the Islamofascist are coming out of the closet on some blogs.
Ofcourse they are trying to infiltrate.
FR just know how to handle them. 13 years of experience helps.


22 posted on 11/16/2009 11:34:41 AM PST by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: mainstreetradical.com
I love this:

"Most American people know that any organization as large and as active as ACORN is going to have a few people who break some laws."

Here's the attitude that is getting them into trouble. "Everyone breaks the law a little." This is modern Liberalism in a nutshell. It's ok to break the law, no matter how serious the law broken is, if you're "doing good." You cannot reason with such people.

23 posted on 11/16/2009 11:48:20 AM PST by Reaganesque ("And thou shalt do it with all humility, trusting in me, reviling not against revilers.")
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Those morons attribute far too much power to the RNC. There is no Republican Machine. There are no talking points. One has only to examine the words and actions of RNC Chairman Michael Steele to realize how pathetically disorganized and ineffective the RNC has become.

To believe that the RNC issues daily talking points to top conservative pundits, one must ignore the obvious disconnect between the ultra-conservative opinions of those pundits and the moderate, all-inclusive opinions of the RNC party leadership. The conservative base, who support and listen to those pundits, are rebelling against the objective of the RNC party leadership to move the party toward the middle.

To suggest that the moderate RNC party leadership and the hard-right conservative pundits are on the same page (much less reading from it in unison) is ignorant, delusional, or deceptive.


24 posted on 11/16/2009 11:48:41 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (Integrity, Honesty, Character, & Loyalty still matter)
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To: mainstreetradical.com

Dept. of Justice hired anonymous, partisan Democrat bloggers to bolster image

And the Dem hypocrisy is exposed in my post #50 on that thread.

25 posted on 11/16/2009 11:49:54 AM PST by ravingnutter
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To: kcvl
Wow... real words of wisdom here, mrmagoo seems to be quite the sage! Does anyone actually beleive this crap? Oh and I love how he used the word "audacity" in the original comment... ring any bells?
26 posted on 11/16/2009 1:20:13 PM PST by mainstreetradical.com
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