Skip to comments.(ACORN BANKRUPT) ACORNís Troubled Past Leads to Stunning Election Day Announcement
Posted on 11/02/2010 7:56:45 PM PDT by facedodge
On this election night, there is a stunning turn from ACORN.
It has filed for bankruptcy.
In an announcement on its website, Bertha Lewis, the CEO of the troubled activist group, says that ACORN has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the reason stemming from the legal troubles surrounding numerous voter registration investigations across the country. The scandals led Congress to vote to cut off federal funding, and the group also lost some government support.
"The ongoing political onslaught caused irreparable harm," wrote Lewis, who blames "a right-wing media blitz." She says "allegations and reports will continue to try to undermine all that ACORN has done, "but says that "ACORN will live on in the hearts of the people it served, and as those of us who fight for justice know, THE PEOPLE UNITED WILL NEVER BE DEFEATED'."
In the last three years, dozens of ACORN workers were accused of, and numerous pleaded guilty to, voter fraud related charges. The investigations began in 2007, when King County prosecutors charged 7 ACORN workers with felony counts for allegedly submitting 1,800 phony voter registration forms. One ACORN worker admitted to prosecutors that it was "hard work making up all those cards," and another would sit at home filling out the bogus forms, while smoking marijuana.
The most recent case came on October 15th, when a former ACORN worker in Milwaukee pleaded guilty to voter fraud related charges of submitting multiple voter registration applications. The felony charges could bring up to 3 and ½ years in prison when the defendant, 27 year old Kevin Clancy, is sentenced the week after next.
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They’ve just dispersed and changed their name. Keep an eye out.
Watch out for how ACORN reconstitutes itself.
Corrupt bass turds! Now we have to take down the corrupt bass turds in ACORN’s sister, SEIU!
Did’nt they just change their name?
Regardless, this is good news but I still want hearings on Acorn in the house.
“Theyve just dispersed and changed their name. Keep an eye out.”
I agree with that, 110% as the O Idiot would say.
These people are snakes and I suspect this is just a feint to deflect attention. Find out the new name and continue to sue their donkeys off! The re-election season starts tomorrow, 11/3, and we all know the Dems will lie, cheat and steal to keep their Messiah at 1600 PA.
We can’t let it happen!
Yes, they changed their name, but not their tactics.
I hope their bankruptcy judge is savage. And doesn’t believe for a minute their reported assets. Hopefully he will set a dozen vicious collection agencies on them to root out where they have hidden their money.
Anyone from ACORN who wants to make some money should consider writing a detailed tell-all book.
Obambi raided their bank accounts and is headed to India with their money! I hope India grants him and MO Asylum!
FR loads slow tonight. Anyone else??
Now, I thought ACORN was back in business under a different name, but if they’re broke, they’re broke no matter the name.
Well, a company would be held responsible for the actions of its employees. Groups like this should be too.
HE he he.
HEH heh heh.
FReep mail me if you want on/off the list.
Thanks for the ping.
I’m sure ACORN has already been funded under their new name. This is all for show.