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Barack Obama's Involvement With ACORN Unearthed, Missing Article Discovered
The Cleveland Leader ^ | 10/9/08 | The Cleveland Leader

Posted on 10/12/2008 3:40:20 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob

While Barack Obama's connection with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) has not gone entirely unreported, it has not been fully explained. Most media background pieces simply note Obama's involvement in a 1995 lawsuit on behalf of ACORN. Obama's own website, as well as most major media, fail to reveal the full depth and extent of his relationship with the organization.

Attempts to hide evidence of Obama's involvement with ACORN have included wiping the web clean of potentially damaging articles that had appeared, and were previously publicly accessible. Unfortunately, those behind the attempted cover-up failed to realize that in today's day and age, nothing disappears forever. There also exists another layer of the web, the hidden web, which is full of information included in proprietary scholarly databases where these very same "missing" articles can be easily uncovered.

Obama's campaign website states: Fact: Barack was never an ACORN trainer and never worked for ACORN in any other capacity.

Is that really a FACT, or just another lie?

Let's take a look at a quote from a 2004 article - Case Study: Chicago- The Barack Obama Campaign - written by Toni Foulkes, a Chicago ACORN Leader, which was published in the journal Social Policy. Did we mention that Social Policy recently pulled this particular article from their website, while leaving links to all other articles up?

(Excerpt) Read more at clevelandleader.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: acorn; election; fraud; obama

1 posted on 10/12/2008 3:40:20 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob
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To: word_warrior_bob

There’s a picture of Obama with the ACORNS at the site.

After this article was found, Obama changed his lie on his web site. LIAR!!


2 posted on 10/12/2008 3:41:52 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: word_warrior_bob

Send this to EVERY Obama supporter you know. Ask them, if they care at all about what happened to the Hillary supporters during the primary!

Clinton Supporters Share Evidence For RICO Case Against Obama:
http://www.wewillnotbesilenced2008.com/video/index.htm


3 posted on 10/12/2008 3:44:54 AM PDT by seekthetruth
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To: word_warrior_bob

There is a follow up story at the link at the bottom of the story titled:

Obama Campaign Involved In More Cover-Ups In ACORN Scandal.


4 posted on 10/12/2008 3:45:16 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: word_warrior_bob

I am glad to see a notable paper is finally reporting this.

FReepers unearthed this info a couple of weeks ago.


5 posted on 10/12/2008 4:04:24 AM PDT by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging!)
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To: word_warrior_bob

See also:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2102471/posts


6 posted on 10/12/2008 4:04:40 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops and their CIC)
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To: word_warrior_bob

Am posting this revise into my article on Greed which can be printed on one 8 X 11 sized sheet of paper and can be used as a pass around.http://www.theusmat.com/


7 posted on 10/12/2008 4:06:33 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Parachutes are put together by riggers. Time to recall them and the parachutes they made)
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To: word_warrior_bob
The left in the US is no different than the left anywhere else.

We can be nice about their attempts to rule us (and lose like every other country that tried to be "nice" about it) or we can fight and destroy them before they destroy us.

Make no mistake about it, it's one or the other.

They are already pronouncing those on the right that get angry and want to fight as "out of control", "mob-like", etc. While they work to publicly destroy Palin and say simply awful and untrue things about her, while they commit voter fraud on a huge scale, etc.

People, this is the same tactic they have always used.

Their goal is to take your confidence -- to confuse your natural self-defense mechanism. They are using your ethics against you. There is nothing unethical about self-defense! There is nothing wrong with vigorously defending your freedom.

Unfortunately, even some "leaders" on the right are buying into it and making bizarre statements about how we should not be so angry, and not put up a real fight.

Folks, the left will take your "high-road" and shove it right up your a** -- don't buy into this.

If you "turn the other cheek" they will rip it off. They are relentless--you are a sitting duck if you don't actively work against their onslaught.

We either fight or lose to the left.

8 posted on 10/12/2008 4:06:41 AM PDT by Boucheau
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To: Seattle Conservative

I put the exact words in the search and it didn’t come up.


9 posted on 10/12/2008 4:06:49 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: word_warrior_bob
I put the exact words in the search and it didn’t come up.

Hey, multiple links are just more exposure of the truth, and that's a good thing.

10 posted on 10/12/2008 4:10:31 AM PDT by thatdewd (All that is necessary for the triumph of Evil is that good men do nothing.)
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To: word_warrior_bob

Sarah Palin said that she needs OUR help to get the MSM to report on the REAL issues. She’ll fight them, but she said she can’t do it alone. The article above is one of those issues! They need to know that WE know about it. Please help Sarah take on the MSM by sending a link to this article to the media contacts below:

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Light your torches, grab your pitchforks, and tell the MSM what America is REALLY thinking about. MAKE it the news. Your email account is your weapon, and this is war. So lock and load, and use your electronic Liberty Teeth! Help Sarahcuda, and FReep the MSM!


MAKE this the news!!!

11 posted on 10/12/2008 4:11:58 AM PDT by thatdewd (All that is necessary for the triumph of Evil is that good men do nothing.)
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To: word_warrior_bob; All
Spread the word!

FightTheSmears.com as it was on October 9, 2008

FightTheSmears.com as it shows in Google's cache, last updated Oct. 6, 2008

FightTheSmears.com as it now shows, effective Oct. 10, 2008


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Today, the cover-ups continue and language on Obama's fightthesmears.com website has been altered in order to make it look like he has been telling the truth about his ACORN associations all along.

Fortunately, we and many others online know how to do a screen capture and how to use a little something called Google Cache.

As of yesterday, Fightthesmears.com stated:

Fact: Barack was never an ACORN trainer and never worked for ACORN in any other capacity.

Sometime on Friday, the website was altered, and the text was changed to state:

Fact: ACORN never hired Obama as a trainer, organizer, or any type of employee.

The mere fact that his campaign has now changed the language of the site shows that they have conceded the fact that their original remark was a bold-face lie. As a lawyer Sen. Obama should know the importance of language.

The original statement implied that he had no working connection with ACORN, whereas the new statement now insists that he has never been employed or hired by ACORN. It is good to see the truth finally come out now, but why were they trying to hide his association with ACORN, and what else is Obama lying to us about? Perhaps the biggest question now is how and why they got the Social Policy article stricken from most of the world wide web in the first place. What are they trying to hide?

Cleveland Dealer
12 posted on 10/12/2008 4:15:48 AM PDT by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging!)
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To: Islander7

obama is arguing semantics, OBAMA DID WORK WITH PROJECT VOTE WHICH IS OWNED BY ACORN.


13 posted on 10/12/2008 4:21:10 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: word_warrior_bob

I think the wallstreet journal is our best bet. Its at the crossroads of being an elite member of the WSJ while not being held hostage by liberal groupthink. Some of this stuff has to come out before election day and quicklY!


14 posted on 10/12/2008 4:21:27 AM PDT by DiogenesLaertius
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To: Boucheau
Absolutely...thugs are thugs..no matter what color they are. Obama’s color is nothing but a distraction. He is a part of a criminal enterprise/movement that has taken over the real Dem party. It has to be stopped now.
15 posted on 10/12/2008 4:22:08 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Socialism makes you feel better about oppressing people.....)
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To: Islander7

bttt


16 posted on 10/12/2008 4:22:35 AM PDT by Techster
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To: All

acorn was not part of project vote

project vote WAS PART of acorn

and Bill Clinton did not have sex, only monica had sex...


17 posted on 10/12/2008 4:23:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: DiogenesLaertius

you do realize the WSJ is more left wing than the NYT in its news division.

the editorial page is unique for the dinosaur media, the news division is typical left wing NYC liberalism.


18 posted on 10/12/2008 4:24:44 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Islander7

When they say he never worked for ACORN in any other capacity - LIE

Working AS THEIR ATTORNEY is a capacity. LIAR!!


19 posted on 10/12/2008 4:25:33 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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20 posted on 10/12/2008 4:26:44 AM PDT by WestCoastGal (READ MY LIPSTICK!!! I'm praying for Sarah Palin - Keep the vultures away from her.)
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To: word_warrior_bob
"Working AS THEIR ATTORNEY is a capacity. LIAR!!"

Thank You!

21 posted on 10/12/2008 4:26:45 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Socialism makes you feel better about oppressing people.....)
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To: word_warrior_bob
Even with Obama changing his web diatribe, there were several die hard Kool Aide drinkers among the comments on the ‘Cleveland Leader” article! It is truly amazing how devoted they remain to this a$s crack in an otherwise empty suit. It surpasses devotion even, it's more like mental illness!
22 posted on 10/12/2008 4:30:51 AM PDT by singfreedom
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To: singfreedom

The following article at http://sweetness-light.com/archive/obama-claims-he-never-worked-for-acorn is funny.

Money quote: “By the way, “Citizens Services/Consulting” is Project Vote’s accountants. Coincidentally, they also keep the books for ACORN. Lest we forget, it was recently uncovered that the Obama campaign paid $832,598 to Citizens Services, Inc.)
And again, note that according to their Forms 990 ACORN and Project Vote (and Citizens Services) once again share the same address:
ACORN and Project Vote even use the same phone number.
But, no, they are clearly two completely different entities. Just ask Obama.”


23 posted on 10/12/2008 4:46:09 AM PDT by igoramus08
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To: word_warrior_bob

bookmark


24 posted on 10/12/2008 4:46:28 AM PDT by GiovannaNicoletta
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To: Boucheau

“The left in the US is no different than the left anywhere else. We can be nice about their attempts to rule us (and lose like every other country that tried to be ‘nice’ about it) or we can fight and destroy them before they destroy us . . . We either fight or lose to the left.”

Your whole comment (not just what excerpted here) is spot on. This is a fight for the heart and soul of America, and the left is very serious about winning it. We should be at least as serious in stopping it.


25 posted on 10/12/2008 4:51:51 AM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Islander7
Dang, I didn't know Mr. Blackwell had been “discredited”! Now, THAT is NEWS! NOT! I am, by the way, being EXTREMELY sarcastic. I'm surprised they didn't use the oft used, and usually misused, “racism” epithet. Oops, I forgot Mr. Blackwell is, himself, BLACK! They certainly used every other lying smear, though, didn't they?

I think Obama, et al, are going to find Americans are not nearly so susceptible to the “racism” slur as they have been in the past, much to their chagrin. We have grown much thicker skins thanks to the over use of the term. The Dem candidate has Sooooo many serious flaws, I don't think most folks even remember he's black!

26 posted on 10/12/2008 5:18:56 AM PDT by singfreedom
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To: seekthetruth

I watched a good bit of those videos. Stunning. It was much worse than I thought.


27 posted on 10/12/2008 5:37:31 AM PDT by visualops (portraits.artlife.us or visit my freeper page)
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To: Boucheau

Exactly!!!


28 posted on 10/12/2008 5:57:00 AM PDT by XenaLee
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To: word_warrior_bob

Several Newspapers have been coming out with the fraud stories etc lately

Think they are worried

Is this a trend


29 posted on 10/12/2008 6:10:12 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: uncbob

They’re worried.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2103612/posts


30 posted on 10/12/2008 6:11:13 AM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: Boucheau

How do we fight when our nominee says “stand up and fight with me” one minute and “calm down and be nice to Mr. Obama” the next minute?


31 posted on 10/12/2008 6:45:57 AM PDT by beckysueb (Drill here! Drill now!)
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To: word_warrior_bob
ACORN: "Since then, we have invited Obama to our leadership training sessions to run the session on power every year"

Barack Obama is

The Intimidator

He helped ACORN use intimidation techniques
He intimidated Joe Lieberman on the floor of the Senate, after cornering him.

32 posted on 10/12/2008 6:48:22 AM PDT by syriacus (Where Obama goes....housing bubbles follow. Who got us into this DEMron-style DEMbacle, anyway?)
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To: word_warrior_bob
Youtube:

OBAMA CAUGHT* SAYING ACORN AND FRIENDS WILL SHAPE HIS PRESIDENTIAL AGENDA,

*at Heartland Democratic Presidential Forum 12/07

33 posted on 10/12/2008 6:58:42 AM PDT by syriacus (Where Obama goes....housing bubbles follow. Who got us into this DEMron-style DEMbacle, anyway?)
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To: beckysueb

“How do we fight when our nominee says “stand up and fight with me” one minute and “calm down and be nice to Mr. Obama” the next minute?”

Possibly, especially because with everything coming to light, you understand what the alternative will do to this great nation.

McCain holds all the cards, and he’s been keeping them close, for now. It’s been drip, drip, drip, but the flood of info that is known about obama is coming, and McCain has every intention of pulverizing the fake messiah.

If you have any doubts, just sit back and watch. It’s coming.


34 posted on 10/12/2008 8:04:20 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia (McCain (Doggone it)/Palin (You betcha)
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To: Islander7

Have you sent this to major media outlets (sans OPM!)? This is HUGE news!!! Incidentally, I just checked GOOGLE for cached page and it isn’t there. Co-conspirators?? Feel free to reply personally as I will help out on this anyway I can. This needs to be done NOW as this will be in the news cycle this week then probably gone until after the election. Thanks!


35 posted on 10/12/2008 10:55:40 AM PDT by saint142
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To: beckysueb; word_warrior_bob; Islander7; Earthdweller; ought-six; XenaLee
Listen up!

This is not about fighting FOR McCain -- I know this goes against everything you are used to -- this is about fighting FOR the America that you know and love.

Forget McCain, forget McCain, forget McCain.

We have to fight FOR the country and life we love and in doing so deliver a demoralizing defeat to the hard-left that is the Obama campaign. Obama brings with him a few thousand people if he wins -- and all of them despise your ideals! Their values, in most cases, are diametrically opposed to yours.

'How do we fight when our nominee says “stand up and fight with me” one minute and “calm down and be nice to Mr. Obama” the next minute?'

If the guy out in front falters then we pick him up and continue the charge!

There are literally millions of people working to demoralize little-ol'-you right now--millions!

Please let this sink in, let it simmer to a boil and join us in this fight FOR America!

No one is coming -- except you and I!

Imagine how afraid and alone our ancestors felt in facing the mightiest military on the planet -- the British! Just imagine how many of them were oh, so tempted to lie down in a fetal position to avoid the King's murderous rampage -- they were some of the bravest people to have EVER existed.

Now, it is our turn.

Ah, but they aren't marching over the hill to line up and fire on you, no, no, no. The new war happens with visual and auditory messages, propaganda -- we have to use our minds more nowadays.

In this war you are surrounded by the voices, images and message of the enemy. They materialize in front of you with angelic smiles and feigned character. How can they be so bad? They seem nice enough.

One thing has not changed over the centuries: It's far wiser to judge a man by his deeds and the company he keeps than by the promises he makes.

You are righteous. A mere glance back through history will reveal the great men and women that shared your ideals. These great American men and women are the company you keep!

Don't let the bastards take the confidence that was earned long ago and is your rightful inheritance as an American.

The confidence arrived at through the knowledge that you will not lean upon your fellow man and you will not be leaned upon by force -- at the end of a gun!

Socialism and freedom CANNOT COEXIST!

Yes, it's that important. It is indeed fundamental to our future as a free people.

Obama is the tip of the tyrants' sword. He is the foot-in-the-door. The would-be beginning of the end of life as we know it in America.

You may not see red coats but their intellectual heirs are moving en masse against your very freedom!

They don't deserve our great country and we don't deserve their rule!

Fight, Americans, fight them!

36 posted on 10/12/2008 3:45:07 PM PDT by Boucheau
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To: Boucheau

I am fully on board.

Looking forward to the coming weeks.

Morris (I know) predicted this rise in the polls for 0.

We can still win this.

The key is to get everyone to the polls and VOTE!!

Ignore the poll numbers! They are slanted.

Turn out is the key.

This is for the Republic!


37 posted on 10/12/2008 3:50:29 PM PDT by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging!)
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To: Islander7

bttt


38 posted on 10/12/2008 3:52:53 PM PDT by petercooper (IQ tests for all voters!)
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