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ACORN is out of Ohio's elections
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH ^ | March 11, 2010 | James Nash

Posted on 03/11/2010 8:11:01 AM PST by opentalk

In legal settlement, group agrees not to return to state.

ACORN, the liberal group notorious for allegedly trying to inflate voter rolls through fraudulent practices, has seen its last election in Ohio.

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now will permanently surrender its Ohio business license by June1 as part of a legal settlement with the conservative Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, both sides said yesterday.

ACORN was active in Ohio in the 2006 and 2008 elections, working to register thousands of low-income people to vote and get them to the polls. The group's efforts were marred by irregularities, including one case in which ACORN workers allegedly induced a Cleveland man to register to vote 72 times, offering cigarettes as an incentive.

The Buckeye Institute's 1851 Center for Constitutional Law teamed with two Warren County residents to sue ACORN in Warren County Common Pleas Court just before the 2008 election. The residents alleged that their rights were abridged by thousands of fraudulent voter registrations, each representing "a potential illegal vote that has the capacity to dilute (legitimate) votes."

The case was moved to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

..."They will surrender their business license by June 1 and cease to operate in Ohio and cease to support or enable other groups to do what they do," Thompson said.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 2008election; 2008electionfraud; acorn; cultureofcorruption; democrats; democratvotefraud; elections; fraud; obama; seiu; soros; tides

1 posted on 03/11/2010 8:11:02 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

1 down, 49 to go.

RIGHT ON OHIO!


2 posted on 03/11/2010 8:12:36 AM PST by Danae (Don't like our Constitution? Try living in a country with out one.)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Ohio ping!


3 posted on 03/11/2010 8:13:02 AM PST by GWMcClintock ("When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" Ps.11:3)
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To: opentalk

So they’ve changed their name.


4 posted on 03/11/2010 8:14:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin!)
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To: Danae

Unfortunately, they will re-apply under another “name” for a license, be approved, and continue their illicit practices; Jennifer Bruner will see to that!


5 posted on 03/11/2010 8:14:51 AM PST by GWMcClintock ("When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?" Ps.11:3)
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To: Danae

YESSSSS! (pumping fist in air!)


6 posted on 03/11/2010 8:14:55 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: opentalk

What name will they use in Ohio now?


7 posted on 03/11/2010 8:15:49 AM PST by bmwcyle (Free the Navy Seals)
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To: opentalk

Awesome. Now Brunner needs to be indicted.


8 posted on 03/11/2010 8:17:09 AM PST by Frantzie (TV - sending Americans towards Islamic serfdom - Cancel TV service NOW)
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To: opentalk

If this settlement allows them to re-form later as another corporation, it is a minor set-back. The ruling should have prevented ANYONE who work for ACORN in Ohio from ever working in Ohio elections again.


9 posted on 03/11/2010 8:17:15 AM PST by kosciusko51
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To: cripplecreek

They are like cockroaches. Need to keep exterminating.


10 posted on 03/11/2010 8:17:17 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

does this mean they have the new successor corporation up and running so this does not matter?

does the agreement include successor corporations?


11 posted on 03/11/2010 8:17:27 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: opentalk

Will AmeriCorp enter voting registration vacuum?


12 posted on 03/11/2010 8:21:07 AM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: longtermmemmory

Brunner’s busy as a paid ACORN infiltrator at the SoS level trying to fix the election.

After all, it worked out so well in 2008.


13 posted on 03/11/2010 8:21:08 AM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: opentalk
"The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now will permanently surrender its Ohio business license by June1 "

B-F-D...they've already "disbanded" in California and changed their name to something else. A turd by any other name is still a turd.

They'll be right back in there in November and in 2012 and Ohio won't say a f****** thing about it, because it will be the same group, new name.

Going after "named groups" with lawsuits does not supplant locking up people who engage in voter fraud.

It's fear. Ohio is afraid to confront the obamaloons who are going to totally screw with the elections, so they sue a group that has already announced publically that they are disbanding and changing their neme.

Who are the lawyers up there, the three stooges?
14 posted on 03/11/2010 8:21:40 AM PST by FrankR (Those of us who love AMERICA far outnumber those who love obama - your choice.)
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To: Frantzie

“Awesome. Now Brunner needs to be indicted.”

Considering she had an ACORN boss working out of her office, I would think so...but hey, it’s an Obama Nation now...


15 posted on 03/11/2010 8:22:59 AM PST by jessduntno ("We need to pass ObamaCare so that the public can find out what's in the bill." - Nanny Pelosi)
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To: cripplecreek

Exactly. Socialists don’t just quit because they lose a court battle.


16 posted on 03/11/2010 8:24:25 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: opentalk

Great news! One of the best articles I’ve seen in the Dispatch. Bye Bye ACORN.


17 posted on 03/11/2010 8:25:38 AM PST by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: Danae

BS.

ACORN ‘changed’ their name remember. So this is an empty headline article.


18 posted on 03/11/2010 8:28:21 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: opentalk

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Ohio was one of the swing states that Obama carried by means of ACORN vote fraud.

This comes too late.


19 posted on 03/11/2010 8:30:06 AM PST by Touch Not the Cat (You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory; it is better to perish than to live a slave)
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To: opentalk

Too late.


20 posted on 03/11/2010 8:31:11 AM PST by firebrand
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To: opentalk

Now if only we can get the SAME THING in the other 49 states.


21 posted on 03/11/2010 8:31:35 AM PST by ZULU (Non nobis, non nobis, Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam. God, Guts and Guns made America great.)
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To: Thud

ping!


22 posted on 03/11/2010 8:33:48 AM PST by Dark Wing
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To: opentalk

When they do this, they also need to ban the CEO and board of directors from working on those issues in the state again under any name.


23 posted on 03/11/2010 8:36:31 AM PST by votemout
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To: Touch Not the Cat
Beat me to it. The day after the election was too late.

By the way, I notice that Game Change does not mention the voter fraud, in its "complete" rundown of the 2008 election, except in passing mention of complaints by Bill and Hillary about the primaries. Makes me wonder if stuff on fraud was removed and the subsequent passages were overlooked. But then it is a stinkingly pro-Obama book that the authors claim is nonpartisan, so probably the fraud was not considered important.

24 posted on 03/11/2010 8:39:08 AM PST by firebrand
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To: opentalk

Yeah, but they changed their name.. ACORN has officially changed its name to “Community Organizations International.”Does this also mean that the COI cannot have anything to do with voting..

http://yidwithlid.blogspot.com/2009/06/acorn-new-name-same-rancid-smell.html


25 posted on 03/11/2010 8:42:54 AM PST by PLD
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To: opentalk

Yea right. Just rename and go back at it again.


26 posted on 03/11/2010 8:43:12 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load.)
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To: bmwcyle
What name will they use in Ohio now?

Probably something like "Americans for Conservatism" to draw Republican support from people who don't background check such organizations.

27 posted on 03/11/2010 8:43:13 AM PST by TheOldLady ("The welfare of humanity is always the alibi of tyrants." -- Albert Camus)
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To: opentalk

For the first time in my life....
I’m proud to live in Ohio.. :-D


28 posted on 03/11/2010 8:43:55 AM PST by Thinkin
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To: opentalk

Yes but what about their new name Community Organizer International, COI? Good news but I do wonder about whether their new name will magically appear here in Ohio?


29 posted on 03/11/2010 8:52:12 AM PST by chris_bdba
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To: egannacht
Will AmeriCorp enter voting registration vacuum?

They are tax payer funded. Obama's new plan to nationalize college loans, (managed by freddie and fannie) may play into this. I thought part of the requirement for the loan was community service. (gov service) May be something to this.

30 posted on 03/11/2010 8:58:35 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Yes! Acorn got the boot!


31 posted on 03/11/2010 8:59:32 AM PST by GloriaJane (Pro-Choice = Pro-Death........ Pro-Life = Pro-LIFE!)
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To: opentalk

And when will all “community organizers” (aka “rabble rousers”) be subject to prosecution?


32 posted on 03/11/2010 9:00:46 AM PST by The Duke
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To: opentalk

FNC is talking about some ditzy judge saying it is “unconstitutional” for Congress to stop funding ACORN. I know, this happened about a week or two ago. My question is, shouldn’t Congress now be forced to also fund TEA PARTY “community organizers”? Hmmmmmmm?


33 posted on 03/11/2010 9:10:42 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (A proud American-American since 1949.)
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To: opentalk

Bravo!!!!! Hats off to Ohio. C’mon Pennsylvania. Probably won’t get them out of Philly..but we can sure try.


34 posted on 03/11/2010 9:10:48 AM PST by SueRae
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To: FrankR; opentalk

They are changing their name all over the place.

California ACORN has “rebranded” as (ACCE), or Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment.

ACORN in New York has a new name of New York Communities for Change. (NYCC)

The Dallas office answers as The Texas Organizing Project. (TOP)


35 posted on 03/11/2010 9:16:36 AM PST by Cyber Ninja (His legacy is a stain OnTheDress)
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To: OnTheDress
interesting, intentional move to hide activity.
36 posted on 03/11/2010 9:19:40 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

If you believe this will happen, I have a bridge to sell you!


37 posted on 03/11/2010 9:56:53 AM PST by LiteKeeper ("It's the peoples' seat!")
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To: LiteKeeper
New head line at Drudge, from judicial Watch, -cant pull up link -

Docs: Obama Justice Dept Shut Down Federal ACORN Probe into Corruption, Voter Registration Fraud...

38 posted on 03/11/2010 10:26:23 AM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Victory in The Battle of Ohio in the Cold Civil War.....


39 posted on 03/11/2010 10:27:50 AM PST by mo
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To: GWMcClintock; ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; Badeye; Bikers4Bush; ...

Ohio Ping!

To be added to the Ohio Ping List, please freepmail (works best)
both TonyRo76 and LasVegasDave.

40 posted on 03/11/2010 4:01:52 PM PST by Las Vegas Dave (To anger a Conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a Liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Hi Ohioans!!

I just recieved this from a friend, can you help me get this out to all our Ohio friends. I am planning on attending! I have been sending this out to as many friends as possible (including you!) There is a rally on Monday when Obama is here. I could use help to spread the word! Thanks.

http://www.strongsvillegop.com/


41 posted on 03/12/2010 8:25:49 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: marstegreg

BUMP!!! PlEASE RE-READ POST ABOVE AND COPY AND SEND TO ALL YOUR OHIO FRIENDS....LET’S GIVE UHBAMA AN EARFUL!!!!!!!


42 posted on 03/12/2010 8:40:18 AM PST by Republic (Stop the horrific liberals in congress before they destroy our nation.)
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To: cripplecreek
Center attorney Maurice Thompson said restricting ACORN's ability to support or enable other groups to "do what they do" was crucial to the deal, especially in a state he characterized as "ground zero" to their voter advocacy efforts.

"It carries a great deal of significance because, in the absence of that term, ACORN could simply have shut down but reopened the next day as WALNUT or CHESTNUT or whatever and done the exact same thing," Thompson said. "So our goal was to affect permanent change."

In other states, including New York and California, ACORN chapters have disbanded and resumed operations under new names.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gzOHdori2Utc3mCH7iXhSCo-0NrAD9ECLQCO0

43 posted on 03/12/2010 8:47:44 AM PST by Tatze (I reject your reality and substitute my own!)
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To: Republic

Thanks for spreading the word! Do you think we should post for everyone? I just found out about it, but it would sure be nice to get thousands of people there!


44 posted on 03/12/2010 9:54:54 AM PST by marstegreg
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To: opentalk

A quick look at AmeriCorp activities seem to indicate social justice stuff. Sounds wonderful. Volunteer to make a difference and change the world from within. /sarc


45 posted on 03/13/2010 10:10:12 AM PST by egannacht (Inalienable rights granted by...)
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To: egannacht
If they link the student loans to this and require service in AmeriCorps, it would also be a perfect opportunity for indoctrination of college age students.
46 posted on 03/13/2010 10:17:11 AM PST by opentalk
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