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  • Acorn Charged in Voter Registration Fraud Case in Nevada

    05/06/2009 5:21:56 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 9 replies · 1,202+ views
    nytimes.com ^ | May 5, 2009 | STEVE FRIESS
    LAS VEGAS — A prominent antipoverty organization that drew criticism from Republicans during last year’s presidential race was charged by Nevada officials Monday with engaging in voter registration fraud. Two former leaders of the group’s Nevada branch were also charged in connection with the submission of thousands of bogus voter registration forms. The organization, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or Acorn, is accused of paying canvassers only if they registered at least 20 voters per shift and providing bonuses of $5 for registering more than 21. Under Nevada law, it is illegal to attach incentives to such...
  • Son Sees Father's (Saul Alinsky) Handiwork In Convention

    08/31/2008 12:49:17 PM PDT · by paul in cape · 27 replies · 404+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 8-31-08 | L. David Alinsky
    Letter To the Editor in today's Boston Globe from L. David Alinsky, son of Obama and Hillary radical mentor Saul Alinsky. ALL THE elements were present: the individual stories told by real people of their situations and hardships, the packed-to-the rafters crowd, the crowd's chanting of key phrases and names, the action on the spot of texting and phoning to show instant support and commitment to jump into the political battle, the rallying selections of music, the setting of the agenda by the power people. The Democratic National Convention had all the elements of the perfectly organized event, Saul Alinsky...