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Former ACORN Official Condemns Votersí Spontaneous Pledge of Allegiance
The Blaze ^ | 10/25/10 | Meredith Jessup

Posted on 10/25/2010 12:05:40 PM PDT by Nachum

At a debate sponsored by the Illinois League of Women Voters between Democratic incumbent Rep. Melissa Bean, GOP challenger Joe Walsh and Green Party candidate Bill Scheurer Wednesday, the audience loudly objected when the moderator, Kathy Tate-Bradish, insisted on proceeding without reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. In the end, she didn’t stand a chance against the 300-member audience. The camera captures Republican Joe Walsh’s reaction:

Ms. Tate-Bradish reportedly scolded the crowd after the pledge ended, blaming the outburst on the Republican candidate. The LWV executive director, Jan Czarnik, also condemned the Pledge’s recitation, telling the local news, “It’s a phony patriotism issue is what it is,” she said. “[Republicans] must think it helps their campaign.”

Both LWV have been active members of the progressive movement. Ms. Tate-Bradish was an active supporter of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and even hosted campaign events for the then-Senator in her own home.

Ms. Czarnik is a former ACORN Project Vote worker and has been involved in the progressive People for the American Way, but as blogger Jeff Dunetz notes, these former affiliations would surely in no way lead her to unfairly criticize a Republican candidate, right?

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: acorn; condemns; lwv; official; pledge
Yes of course. America-haters would definately not like the pledge.

Not too proud of her country. If it IS her country.

1 posted on 10/25/2010 12:05:48 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Didn’t this happen to 0bama during the campaign? Some photographer yelled out, let’s do the pledge of allegiance, and 0bama said, didn’t we already do that? We always start these rallies that way!

Then they did it for real.


2 posted on 10/25/2010 12:08:06 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Nachum

But a rousing stanza of the “Internationale” would have given ACORN some ‘wood’.


3 posted on 10/25/2010 12:08:07 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Nachum

4 posted on 10/25/2010 12:10:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: Nachum

This article leaves out her claim of being “disrespected” by this outrage.

Yes, it was a personal insult to her that the crowd said the pledge. Probably a bunch of racists, too.


5 posted on 10/25/2010 12:10:08 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a (de)humanist and a Satanist is that the latter knows who he's working for.)
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To: Nachum

6 posted on 10/25/2010 12:11:10 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: MrB

Since only minorities can be victims of hate crimes, and

since only ‘whites’ can be racists ...

Does that mean that only minorities can be genuinely disrespected?


7 posted on 10/25/2010 12:12:24 PM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur)
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To: Nachum

8 posted on 10/25/2010 12:17:24 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Palin/Christie 2012)
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To: Nachum
Here's the old NAG.

“I have absolutely nothing for or against saying the pledge of allegiance at the beginning of something like this, but…”

" but, but, Oh, Never Mind!"

9 posted on 10/25/2010 12:19:25 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Rebelbase
"I wonder where the nearest golf course is."


10 posted on 10/25/2010 12:20:16 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Nachum

To hell with “former ACORN”, Jan Czarnik. She can take her commie @$$ to North Korea if she doesn’t like it.


11 posted on 10/25/2010 12:20:31 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Which are you voting for on November 2nd? Freedom and liberty or FREE ice cream?)
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To: Nachum

The spontaneous Pledge of Allegiance was one of the best pieces of Americana I’ve seen in a long time. How in the world can the League of Women Voters even attempt to think they are connected with the American public with the position the emcee took.

We need to start doing this all the time whether the podium-punchers agree with it or not.


12 posted on 10/25/2010 12:44:45 PM PDT by janereinheimer ((I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.))
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To: Nachum
After the pledge, they should have continued and sang the Anthem.

The progressives want to shove their views down our throats, its damn past time we shoved back.

13 posted on 10/25/2010 12:58:03 PM PDT by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: Kakaze

Yeah. And then some.


14 posted on 10/25/2010 1:51:12 PM PDT by Republic (The entire White House presidential team needs to grow up and face facts!)
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Speak Truth to Power-—NO! Scream Truth to Power!


15 posted on 10/25/2010 2:09:22 PM PDT by NOBO2
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To: Nachum

Yep!

They prefer that they sing the “Internationale.” Hoist the Soviet Banner High. < / ridicule and derision of acorn


16 posted on 10/25/2010 4:04:10 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: TexasCajun

Isn’t she special?


17 posted on 10/25/2010 4:11:39 PM PDT by Mamzelle (donate to O'Donnell--even a dollar is plenty! She has paypal!)
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To: Nachum

The League of Women Voters , the UN, and the Chamber of Commerce were all chartered at about the same time and all have the same GLOBAL agenda.


18 posted on 10/25/2010 4:17:28 PM PDT by codder too
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