Is Robin Carnahan Running for Senator From ACORN?
As Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan seeks a promotion to the US Senate, she has to expect a few questions about her past dealings with ACORN. After all, the Secretary of State ‘administers all statewide elections for both candidates and issues,’ as well as promulgates rules and guidelines, handles ballots and pollworkers, and generally oversees everything having to do with elections in the state. | Read More »
ACORN Planned ‘Takeover’ of Oklahoma Government
I am told by liberal friends and colleagues that conservatives like me vastly overrate the significance of organizations such as ACORN. I wonder what those friends would say if a conservative entity was found to have prepared documents like this one: A “Power Plan” document begins: “Oklahoma ACORN has been virtually non-existent since its glory days in Tulsa, over 20 years ago. 2007 is Year | Read More »
Gerry Connolly’s Dodge
Today the House of Representatives voted to deny federal funding to ACORN. The vote was stunning and lopsided – with 345 Republicans and Democrats voting to deny taxpayer funds, and just 75 Democrats voting to keep the funds flowing. Almost every Democrat in a swing seat voted to deny funds to the group that has become known for helping to set up teenage prostitution rings. | Read More »
The Acorn Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree
The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports Rich Chrismer, the St. Charles County elections director, says his office last week turned over to the FBI 15 voter registration cards with nonexistent addresses that had been submitted by the Barack Obama presidential campaign in Missouri. Chrismer said the bad addresses were noted by one of his employees who was checking on voter registrations. He said the FBI | Read More »