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Obama birth certificate, COLB fake, Obama camp lies, Factcheck.org, Politifact, Lies misrepresentations, Obama not natural born citizen, Videos

Obama birth certificate, COLB fake, Obama camp lies, Factcheck.org, Politifact

I just received links to the best videos and best explanations of the COLB misrepresentations and lies about Obama’s birth certificate. The links were sent to me from Dr. Ron Polarik. I urge you to pass these on to your friends and elected officials. And yes, Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly, if you are listening, and you damn well should be listening, watch the videos. A little truth and facts won’t hurt you.

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Chanise Foxx, free republic, FreeRepublic.com, March7, 2010, I helped Obama campaign staffer Divorah Adler create a fake birth certificate, Fact Check, COLB

Chanise Foxx, free republic

*** Update below  March 7, 2010, 10:06 ET ***

The following comment was posted on this blog at 2010/03/06 at 10:13pm.

“HUGE NEWS AT FREEREPUBLIC!!!
“My name is Chanise Foxx. I work at a office supply store in Kenwood, IL. After nearly 3 years of silence and death threats to me and my family to stay quiet, I am compelled to come forward and tell the world my secret.
“I helped Obama campaign staffer Divorah Adler create a fake birth certificate for use in the famous Fact Check story to prove the world of Obama’s birth in the 2008 election. Divorah approached me in early 2007 and held onto the birth certificate until she released it in August 2008.
“As I’ve been making fake IDs part-time for local college students for about eight years now, faking a birth certificate was actually quite easy. Our first step was to get our hands on someone else’s birth certificate from Hawaii. We then created the stationary to match.
“Next, we had to create an embossed stamp and rubber signature stamp for Hawaiian officials. With the help of a high-resolution scanner at the store, I did most of my work at night when the place was vacant…””

This morning around 8:00 EST, I attempted to access the article on Free Republic and was unable to access the article or Free Republic. I searched on Google and got this.

“Results for: Chanise Foxx free republic
DOH indirectly confirms: Factcheck COLB date filed and certificate …http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2465278/posts?page=6 … My name is Chanise Foxx. I work at a office supply store in Kenwood, IL. …
www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2457491/posts?page… – 5 hours ago -”

This proved that the article had been posted.

I then tried to access the cache and was unable to access it.

Another commmenter on this blog was unable to access Free Republic when I made the request.

It will be interesting to see how this plays out.

***  Update from commenter Observer  ***

“Devorah Adler
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Devorah Adler is a political consultant and opposition research specialist for the Democratic National Committee in the United States. A former Assistant Director for Health Policy during the Bill Clinton presidency, Adler later served as Director of Research for the Democratic National Committee in the 2006 election cycle, and served as Director of Research for the Barack Obama campaign for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.[1]

Adler was one of the Obama 2008 campaign’s first hires in January 2007, assigned to debunk a widely circulated anonymous set of emails that rumored Obama was Muslim. Interviewed at that time by Politico.com, Adler said, “We’ve been bird-dogging it from the beginning; the first research document that I put together was a response to the ‘Who is Barack Obama?’ email.” [2]

Looks like a lot of sites are either being scrubbed or….they are being overwhelmed!”

 

Huffington Post, Sarah Palin, Birther, Orwellian Lies, Pay to Play Politics, Obama birth certificate, Obama payments to Huffingtonpost.com

“Winston dialed “back numbers” on the telescreen and called for the appropriate issues of the Times, which slid out of
the pneumatic tube after only a few minutes’ delay.  The messages he had received referred to articles or news items
which for one reason or another it was thought necessary to alter, or, as the official phrase had it, to rectify.  For
example, it appeared from the Times of the seventeenth of March that Big Brother, in his speech of the previous day,
had predicted that the South Indian front would remain quiet but that a Eurasian offensive would shortly be launched in
North Africa.  As it happened, the Eurasian Higher Command had launched its offensive in South India and left North
Africa alone.  It was therefore necessary to rewrite a paragraph of Big Brother’s speech in such a way as to make
him predict the thing that had actually happened.”…George Orwell “1984”

 

The Citizen Wells blog has often quoted “1984” by George Orwell and for good reason. Early in 2008 it was apparent we had entered the age of Big Brother in the sheep’s clothing of the Obama camp. It was not just the Obama campaign that was orchestrating the totalitarian control of information. The Mainstream Media, paid or obediently following, presented information that glorified Obama, Big Brother, and belittled or attacked any opposition.

Right on cue, The Huffington Post, one of the paid arms of the Obama camp, has come to Obama’s rescue. The American people are increasingly unhappy with the Obama Administration and are certainly more open to learning the truth about him. Several weeks ago Lou Dobbs asked why doesn’t Obama produce a legitimate birth certificate. Now, in a recent interview, Sarah Palin has stated that she believes Obama’s birth certificate being questioned is fair game. The Obama camp Orwellian attacks are predictable as explained in this Citizen Wells article

“Sarah Palin Goes ‘Birther’: Obama Birth Certificate ‘A Fair Question'”

“Sarah Palin declared on Thursday that the legitimacy of President Obama’s birth certificate is “rightfully” an issue with the American public, and that it is “fair game” for politicians to question Obama’s citizenship.”

“FactCheck.org has done the most comprehensive debunking of the various conspiracy theories related to Obama’s citizenship. Here is their bottom line:”

Read more:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/12/03/palin-goes-birther-obama_n_379634.html

Notice that The Huffington Post has tagged Sarah Palin with birther. Then they quote the lies and misinformation from FactCheck.org. Lou Dobbs is no fool. He acknowledged that the piece of paper (alleged COLB) provided by the Obama camp is just a piece of paper referring to another piece of paper. The Huffington Post will not ask the simple question, the required jounalistic question, the question that a fifth grader can understand.

Why?

Barack Obama has employed a legion of private and government attorneys to prevent revealing his country of birth. Innocent and eligible persons seeking the office of president do not do that.

Why does The Huffington Post do the bidding of the Obama camp?

Here is one of the reasons.

Remember, the monetary payments below are only from Obama For America and those reported to the FEC. Based on the services provided by The Huffington Post to the Obama camp, the actual total paid should be significantly higher.

DISBURSEMENTS BY PAYEE

OBAMA FOR AMERICA

 

2008 year end

Huffingtonpost.com   55,354.00

2009 third quarter

Huffingtonpost.com    5,000.00

http://query.nictusa.com/pres/

Harry Reid, Nevada, US Constitution Hall of Shame, Senator Reid disregard for Constitution, First Amendment rights, Deceptive Senate Health Care Bill, Taxation Is Voluntary, Presidential eligibility, Natural born citizen, Obama, Birth certificate, Freedom of press

Instead of writing one big article on Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, I will be writing a series of articles on Reid. Harry Reid is involved in so much dirty party politics and has negatively impacted this country in so many ways that one article does not do this subject justice.

Since Harry Reid was instrumental in ramroding through an illegal candidate for president, Barack Obama, and in supporting the usurper in office, it is fitting that we look at the core issue of why Harry Reid behaves as he does.

Harry Reid, as is true of many in Congress, has an ignorance of and disregard for the US Constitution. The Citizen Wells blog highlighted this fact by inducting Reid into the Hall of Shame in 2008.

The Citizen Wells blog and it’s well informed viewers and commenters are not the only ones to believe that Harry Reid has a disregard for the US Constitution.

From the Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2009.

“Harry Reid v. the Constitution”

“An Illinois court will eventually decide if Governor Rod Blagojevich is guilty of corruption. But on at least one issue he is more law-abiding than Majority Leader Harry Reid and fellow Democrats: the seating of Roland Burris to replace Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate.”

“Meanwhile, Mr. Reid and Washington Democrats are refusing to seat Mr. Burris, never mind their lack of authority to do so. As an initial matter, they’re hiding behind the Illinois secretary of state, who is refusing to certify the appointment. But Mr. Burris has asked a court to order the secretary of state to carry out what under state law would typically be a nondiscretionary duty. In any event, Beltway Democrats can’t inject themselves into what is clearly a matter of Illinois law.”

“While the Constitution says the Senate can determine its own membership, the Court in Powell interpreted Article I, Section 5 to say that “in judging the qualifications of its members, Congress is limited to the standing qualifications prescribed in the Constitution.” Nowhere in the Constitution is there a “qualification” saying that a Senator must not have been appointed by an embarrassing Illinois Governor.

Mr. Reid is also attempting the dodge of referring the matter to the Senate Rules Committee, which is run by Democrats, but the Powell precedent ought to be clear even to political lawyers. If Mr. Reid wants to banish Mr. Burris, he must first seat him and then persuade two-thirds of the Senate to expel him. Needless to say, the last thing Mr. Reid wants to do is create turmoil in his party by expelling an African-American Democrat whose only offense has been to accept an appointment to serve. But if Mr. Reid does go that route, we’d suggest worthier expulsion possibilities, such as Connecticut’s Chris Dodd, who received sweetheart mortgages from Countrywide Financial while sitting on the Banking Committee.”

“Republicans want Illinois to hold a special election for the vacant seat, and we recommended that ourselves (as did Mr. Obama) when the Blagojevich tapes first became public. But now that Mr. Burris has been appointed, Mr. Reid can’t legally deny him his seat. If this is the way Democrats are going to use their new monopoly on Beltway power even against a member of their own party, we’re in for an ugly couple of years.”

Read more:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123094461932550595.html

From American Thinker, October 9, 2009.

“Watching the Constitution Disappear”

“The President says the Constitution is defective, and now Senator Harry Reid is preparing the coup de grace.”

“Once Reid and Obama emerge from their transparent closed-door consultations on how to blend the two competing Senate Health Care bills, Senator Reid has a nifty parlor trick up his sleeve.  The normal course of legislative events would be to debate and vote on the bill on the Senate floor, and then send the result to a House-Senate conference committee.  The committee would then blend the final House and Senate bills into a product acceptable to both houses.”

“The rub here, and the reason Senator Reid has conjured up his little parlor trick, is the Constitution of the United States, Article I, Section 7:
All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives, but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other bills.
Technically the amended bill will have originated in the House, in the same manner that a blank piece of House letterhead stationary originates in the House.  This trick has apparently been used for expediency on past occasions, but the far-reaching and perhaps irreversible effects in this case, combined with the obvious intent to pull a fast one on America, lead one to question the respect for the American people exhibited by our so-called representatives, aka our elected royalty.  Congress plans to employ a technicality to pay lip service to the Constitution, using the shell of a House bill to in effect make a hollow shell of the Constitution.”
 
Read more:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/10/watching_the_constitution_disa.html

 

Harry Reid has no regard for First Amendment Rights and freedom of the press.

From News Busters, August 30, 2009.

“Harry Reid Threatens Las Vegas Newspaper”
“Harry Reid, perhaps emulating the bullying tactics of an out-of-control Obama administration, has openly wished for the Las Vegas Review-Journal to ‘go out of business’ – a newspaper which has held opposing political viewpoints with the Senator. 

But then, is this really shocking coming from a veiled supporter of the Fairness Doctrine?

The comment came when Bob Brown, the Journal’s Director of Advertising, met with Reid at a Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce luncheon.  During the simple process of handshaking, an exchange in which most people with an ounce of class can pull off without issue, Reid said to Brown:  “I hope you go out of business.””

“Frederick’s column ends with this thought:   “…we serve notice on Sen. Reid that this creepy tactic will not be tolerated.”  The question remains, will Nevadans also serve notice come the election in 2010?”

Read more:

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/rusty-weiss/2009/08/30/harry-reid-threatens-las-vegas-newspaper

Harry Reid not only does not understand the law, he is out of touch with reality.

U.S. Senator Harry Reid – “Taxation Is Voluntary”

 

From Letters sent to Harry Reid regarding eligibility issues surrounding Barack Obama. This was part of the US Constitution Hall of Shame effort on this blog.

Letter 1

“I received the following letter and wrote a response to Harry Reid after an e-mail I sent him in November imploring him and all leaders to uphold the Constitution. He of course is one of the biggest idiots in the whole Washington elite THUGS!!! I will also post the letter and response my husband sent him in a seperate post. My initial e-mail to all elected officials in the state of Nevada…………………………….=============================

To Whom It May Concern:

I am a citizen of the United States of America and specifically the state of Nevada. Many of our citizens are getting caught up in what they are coining a “historic election” in electing the first black man to the highest office in our land. However, as a concerned citizen and patriot I am demanding that all of you state officials who represent my voice……. demand that we know who the people of this country elected to be POTUS in the name of Barack Obama.

He has not been forth coming with a lot of his background and history. We have not seen his official birth certificate that contains a state seal. My husband was born in 1961 also and his official birth certificate looks nothing like the one Mr. Obama is trying to pass off as authentic. No one has seen any detailed medical documents. A one page note from a doctor stating he is okay is not sufficient. My daughter needs more than that to be admitted back into school after a 3 day absence!!!

It is a requirement per our Constitution that anyone wishing to be POTUS must be a “natural born citizen”. To date no one has seen Mr. Obama’s birth certificate except for two people in Hawaii who say it exists. Now Obama has ordered this information to be sealed. As an American citizen and registered voter I have a vested interest in learning the truth here and we need you to act and act NOW!!!!!!!!!

I can’t and won’t support this president-elect until he comes clean with who he is and if he meets all of the qualifications to hold the most powerful job in the world!!

AS OUR GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS YOU HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO US TO SEE THIS THROUGH BEFORE OUR CONSTITUTION HAS BEEN PROSTITUTED BY AN ANTI-AMERICAN FRAUD!!!!!

Sincerely,

Jacqlyn xxxxxxx
Henderson, Nevada

P.S. If you happen to be an official of the Electoral College then I am requesting you vote on December 15, 2008 against Barack Obama and for the real patriot in John McCain…… unless Mr. Obama proves to the American people before then that he meets all the requirements to become “our” leader and entrust “our” lives and the lives of “our” children to him!!!!”

Letter 1 response

“December 5, 2008

Mrs. Jacqlyn xxxxxxx
Henderson, Nevada 89052

Dear Mrs. xxxxxxx

Thank you for contacting me. I appreciate hearing from you.

According to Article I, Sections 2 and 3 of the Constitution, any person serving in the United States House of Representatives must have reached the age of twenty-five and must have been a citizen of the United States for at least seven years, and any person serving in the United States Senate must have reached the age of thirty and must have been a citizen of the United States for at least nine years. In addition, Article II, Section 1 mandates that a person must have reached the age of thirty-five and be a natural born citizen in order to serve as President of the United States.

As you mentioned, some reports have surfaced that my former colleague, President-Elect Barack Obama, is not a natural-born American citizen. These reports are false. Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawai’i. His birth certificate is a matter of public record of the State of Hawai’i and is available online through various news sources, as well as on the Web site for the nonpartisan, nonprofit Annenberg Political Fact Check: http://www.factcheck.org. I hope you find this information useful.

Again, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with me. For more information about my work for Nevada, my role in the United States Senate Leadership, or to subscribe to regular e-mail updates on the issues that interest you, please visit my Web site at http://reid.senate.gov. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

My best wishes to you.

Sincerely,
?
HARRY REID
United States Senator
Nevada”

Response to Harry Reid’s response:

 

“HR:=========================My e-mail responding to his Dec. 5th e-mail!!!! Quite pathetic…..I haven’t heard from him since!!!

Mr. Reid—-Please look at the above e-mail I received from you!!! Is this a joke??? Do you really believe you can fool all the people all of the time? What you have written here is a lie and what Mr. Obama is trying to pull over on the American people is a CRIME!!! How stupid do you think we are??? Now ….as an elected official for the state of Nevada, I demand that you uphold the Constitution or you too will be committing a crime of TREASON!!! Now don’t send me this type of e-mail again until you show me the authentic, original vault copy of Mr. Obama’s birth certificate!!!! What you are telling me to check is not a copy of his original birth. The place you are sending me to has already been checked and everyone knows it is a FRAUD and not what is appropriate evidence to show one is eligible to be President. If you think it is then you have no right representing me in Washington. I would term you to be as stupid as stupid could be!!!! As my state’s Senator I will be waiting for your reply and it better not be the nonsense you just sent OUT!!!! THIS IS

UNBELIEVABLE!!!!! DO YOUR JOB THAT WE TAX PAYERS PAY GOOD MONEY FOR!!!!!!

Your constituent and your BOSS,
Jacqlyn xxxxxxx
Henderson, NV 89052

P.S. I can’t believe you expect me to accept this e-mail as true. I will be saving your e-mail as proof that you too are trying to fool the American people by sending out false information!!! You really are an arrogant SOB!!!!

 

Jacqlyn xxxxxxx
Submitted on 2008/12/30 at 5:20pm”

 

And now the response my husband got from Mr. Reid and what my husband told him…..My husband is much nicer than ME!!!!!

 

“From: correspondence_reply@reid.senate.gov [mailto:correspondence_reply@reid.senate.gov]
Sent: Friday, December 05, 2008 1:36 PM
To: xxxxxxx
Subject: Correspondence from Senator Reid

December 5, 2008

Mr. Patrick xxxxxxx
Henderson, Nevada 89052

Dear Mr. xxxxxxx:

Thank you for contacting me. I appreciate hearing from you.

According to Article I, Sections 2 and 3 of the Constitution, any person serving in the United States House of Representatives must have reached the age of twenty-five and must have been a citizen of the United States for at least seven years, and any person serving in the United States Senate must have reached the age of thirty and must have been a citizen of the United States for at least nine years. In addition, Article II, Section 1 mandates that a person must have reached the age of thirty-five and be a natural born citizen in order to serve as President of the United States.

As you mentioned, some reports have surfaced that my former colleague, President-Elect Barack Obama, is not a natural-born American citizen. These reports are false. Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawai’i. His birth certificate is a matter of public record of the State of Hawai’i and is available online through various news sources, as well as on the Web site for the nonpartisan, nonprofit Annenberg Political Fact Check: http://www.factcheck.org. I hope you find this information useful.

Again, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with me. For more information about my work for Nevada, my role in the United States Senate Leadership, or to subscribe to regular e-mail updates on the issues that interest you, please visit my Web site at http://reid.senate.gov. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

My best wishes to you.

Sincerely,
?
HARRY REID
United States Senator
Nevada”

Husband’s reply to Reid

“Dear Senator Reid,
Though the question of the authenticity of Senator Obama’s birth certificate is still in question – Sen. Obama has ties to the “non-partisan” factcheck.org” cited in your correspondence – even had he been born in Hawai’i, the federal law at the time would have caused him to have assumed the citizenship of his father. His father was born in Nigeria, a British colony at the time; therefore, Barry was born a British citizen as the USA did not allow dual citizenship in 1961.

One would think that you, with all of your resources and experience, would be aware of this. Perhaps if you were a bit more enlightened and more desirous of the truth rather than political gain, you might try and represent your constituents and put this issue to rest before a grave injustice is done and Barry is sworn in as POTUS.

Once again, I am disappointed in the “Democratic” process that you and your ilk feign to carry out.

Thank you for the form letter response and feel free to re-adjust your blinders.

Best regards,
Patrick xxxxxxx”

December 30, 2008 – Harry Reid enters US Constitution Hall of Shame

Harry Reid, ACORN, Nevada Senator Reid protects ACORN, NV corruption, Voter fraud, Harry Reid losing support, Tea Party Express, Un-Elect Harry Reid Rally, Las Vegas ACORN office

Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi were all smiles back in 2008 and why not. They were ramroding through an illegal presidential candidate with the help of ACORN and other radicals from this country and abroad. However, anyone observing the two unbalanced, far left liberal members of Congress lately, from the pallor of their countenance,  would think the two had contracted cancer. Me thinks they have seen the spectre of accountability.

Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi ignored the US Constitution, confident that their deeds would be covered up or spun by the main stream media or squashed by a cadre of Obama internet thugs. They forgot that everyone cannot be bought and that most Americans still care about this country.

Let’s focus on Harry Reid. His popularity has been plummeting from his involvement in the tax and spend binge of the Democrats. The Tea Party Express made two stops in Nevada. Yesterday we reported:
“Despite all this evidence and a request in writing by 28 GOP senators — and despite the fact the U.S. Senate voted 83-7 on Sept. 14 to block ACORN from bidding for any more federal grant money — “Senate Democrat Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is refusing to hold a Senate hearing on ACORN’s activities,” the National Republican Senatorial Committee complained Wednesday.

Mr. Reid replied additional investigations might distract lawmakers from addressing more important matters, including health care and economic recovery.”

Harry Reid protects ACORN

From the Tea Party Express in Las Vegas (covered by commenter JoyceAZ)
“All day long people gave each other the thumbs up.  We The People are UNITED IN OUR MARCH TO WAKE UP THE GOVERNMENT.
We just want to be heard.  Our Freedoms are being tread on.  OUR FLAGS SAY: Don’t Tread On Me.  We will not be UNHEARD.”
“The Las Vegas Review-Journal quoted that the count was 800-900.  I truly feel is was much larger than that.  The parking lot was filled at all times….. people would be waiting for a parking spot.  People arriving faster than leaving.
I don’t think I would be exaggerating to say it was closer to 1500+.  I am sending a few articles from the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  They have some interesting articles about dirty harry. He is not very popular at this time.”

Las Vegas, NV Tea Party Express

Harry Reid, things are looking bad for you. A “Un-Elect Harry Reid Rally” was held in Searchlight, NV on Saturday, September 26, 2009. Here is the announcement from the Mojave Daily News.
“An “Un-Elect Harry Reid Rally” will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Searchlight, Nev. Community Center.

Reid, 69, serves as majority leader of the Democratic Party-controlled U.S. Senate. He was first elected senator in 1986 and is up for re-election next year.
The rally is being held in Searchlight because Reid was born and raised there. He maintains a legal residence in the historic mining town on U.S. Route 95, located roughly halfway between Laughlin and Las Vegas.

The event is organized by the Lake Havasu City-based Committee on Taxation Without Representation, chaired by attorney and former mayor Harvey Jackson.

“We’ve got a couple of senators in the state of Arizona that represent us pretty well,” said organization secretary Dennis Schilling. He explained why his Arizona-based group is opposing Reid and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who were elected outside of Arizona.

“What they do is they control those agendas and those committees … and they directly affect and cross state lines each and every day relative to their decision making,” Schilling said.”

“For more information, visit www.congressontrial.com.”

Read more:

http://www.mohavedailynews.com/articles/2009/09/26/news/local/local2.txt

Coverage of the event by Mojave Daily News:
“Revved up against Reid
Group voices displeasure with Nevada Senator”
““There are candidates among us who will rise like a phoenix from the ashes you’ve made of our Constitution.”

“The government is our servant, not our master,” said another guest speaker, identified as Don the Electrician. “Our constitution starts with the words ‘We the People.’ Well, we are the people. The Constitution was designed to protect us from our government and especially our politicians.”

A sampling of attendees found people angry and determined to make changes in Washington.

“They’re corrupting this nation,” said Jim Durham of Lake Havasu City. “I mean, they’re taking away our rights. I don’t want to have to learn to say, ‘How are you, comrade?’ ”

“Anybody who would pass a trillion-dollar bill without even reading it, must be pretty stupid,” said Steve Buckalew of Lake Havasu City. “Our rights are being taken away.”

“He (Reid) and Pelosi have totally destroyed this country,” said Elouise Joyner of Bullhead City. “I have no idea what their agenda is, but it’s not an American agenda,” she said. “There’s nobody that wants this stupid health care bill, yet he’s going to push it.”

“I don’t think he should be returned (to office) because I don’t believe in his philosophy,” said Jeannie Norris of Mesquite, Nev. “I don’t want more taxes.”

“He hasn’t done anything for Nevada,” said Norris’ husband, Jim, “and he just doesn’t represent me and he doesn’t believe in what I believe in.””

Read more:

http://www.mohavedailynews.com/articles/2009/09/27/news/local/local1.txt

So why would Harry Reid want to protect ACORN aside from the fact that they helped elect Obama?

Here are just a few examples from Reid’s state of Nevada that might be more than a little embarassing.

 

From the Nevada Department of Corrections, October 10, 2008:

“A total of 59 inmates were hired by ACORN. One was terminated for failing to meet quotas. None for registration fraud.”

NVacorn

 

From an article I saved on Wednesday, August  19,  2009, 7:40:07  PM that now gives the message:

“The article requested is no longer available.”

Since the article is no longer available at the link, it is provided in it’s entirety.

“Ex-ACORN Vegas director to testify against group”

“LAS VEGAS — A former Las Vegas director for a political advocacy group accused of illegally paying canvassers to register voters during last year’s presidential campaign has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and agreed to testify against the group and another employee.

Christopher Edwards pleaded guilty this week to two gross misdemeanor counts of conspiracy to commit the crime of compensation for registration of voters. He agreed to testify against the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, known as ACORN, and Amy Busefink, a former regional voter registration director.

The case threatens the group’s ability to operate in Nevada, with the possibility that the group could have its status as a nonprofit corporation revoked, said Conrad Hafen, chief deputy attorney general for Nevada.

Hafen’s said Edwards’ testimony strengthens the state’s case against ACORN and Busefink.

“It adds to the evidence that we already have,” Hafen said Wednesday. “It makes a strong case that much stronger.”

Busefink’s lawyer, Kevin Stolworthy, said she plans to fight the charges. A lawyer for ACORN did not immediately return a phone call seeking comment from The Associated Press.

Prosecutors said in court documents that Edwards, Busefink and ACORN created a bonus incentive program that paid canvassers an extra $5 per shift if they turned in at least 21 voter registration cards at the end of the day.

Prosecutors said violates state laws that prevent a system that pays workers based on the number of registrations they turn in.

Stolworthy said Busefink, now living in Seminole, Fla., told Edwards not to use the so-called “blackjack” plan but he did anyway.

“When she found out about it she told him to stop,” Stolworthy said. “This guy was the instigator of this and the person who dreamed it up and they’re giving him a break to go after others who told him not to do it.”

Edwards is scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 17. Under the plea deal, prosecutors are recommending that he receive informal probation, pay a $500 fine and perform 16 hours of community service.

The case is the result of an investigation that began last year into the group that works to get low-income people to vote.

In October, the secretary of state’s office raided an ACORN office in Las Vegas after complaints surfaced that the group was turning in bogus voter registration forms. Secretary of State Ross Miller said at the time that some of the registrations included forms for football stars Tony Romo, Terrell Owens and the Dallas Cowboys starting lineup.

ACORN officials at the time said they separated and identified registrations that they thought were fraudulent when they turned them into the Clark County registrar. The group said the law prevented them from withholding registrations they thought were fake.”

Original link:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5isR8VrIHeni2GcKFAiy0OA1WG5kAD9A66C380

October 14, 2008 Senator John Cornyn letter to US Dept. of Justice

“I am increasingly concerned by reports of widespread election fraud by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (“ACORN”), which seem to emerge on a daily basis.

Specifically, I call your attention to state and local investigations into potentially hundreds of thousands of fraudulent voter registration applications filed by ACORN in North Carolina, Ohio, Nevada…”

Senator Cornyn letter

http://cornyn.senate.gov/doc_archive/Mukasey-ACORN-letter.pdf

October 07, 2008

“ACORN Vegas Office Raided in Voter Fraud Investigation
ACORN’s Las Vegas headquarters has been raided by Nevada authorities looking for evidence of voter fraud.”

Nevada state authorities seized records and computers Tuesday from the Las Vegas office of an organization that tries to get low-income people registered to vote, after fielding complaints of voter fraud.

Bob Walsh, spokesman for the Nevada secretary of state’s office, told FOXNews.com the raid was prompted by ongoing complaints about “erroneous” registration information being submitted by the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, also called ACORN.

The group was submitting the information through a voter sign-up drive known as Project Vote.

“Some of them used nonexistent names, some of them used false addresses and some of them were duplicates of previously filed applications,” Walsh said, describing the complaints, which largely came from the registrar in Clark County, Nev.

Secretary of State Ross Miller said the fraudulent registrations included  forms for the starting lineup of the Dallas Cowboys football team.

“Tony Romo is not registered to vote in the state of Nevada, and anybody trying to pose as Terrell Owens won’t be able to cast a ballot on Nov. 4,” Miller said.

Walsh said agents from both the secretary of state’s office and Nevada attorney general’s office conducted the raid at 9:30 a.m. local time, and “took a bunch of stuff.”

Read more:

http://elections.foxnews.com/2008/10/07/acorn-vegas-office-raided-voter-fraud-investigation/comments/

 

From Michelle Malkin October 8, 2008:

“The ACORN/Obama Voter Registration “Thug Thizzle””

“Systemic corruption of our election process continues. Barack Obama and his old friends at ACORN and Project Vote are leading the way. This radical revolution is taking place in your backyard. And as I’ve reported before, this voter-fraud racket is on your dime.”

“On Tuesday, Nevada state officials raided ACORN’s Las Vegas office after election authorities accused the group of submitting multiple voter registrations with fake and duplicate names.

ACORN, which receives 40 percent of its revenues from American taxpayers to pursue an aggressive welfare-state agenda, has already helped register over 1.27 million people nationwide. The rest of their funding comes from left-wing heavyweights like billionaire George Soros and the Democracy Alliance.”

Read more:

http://townhall.com/columnists/MichelleMalkin/2008/10/08/the_acornobama_voter_registration_thug_thizzle?page=full

From a Citizen Wells Constitution Hall of Shame article regarding a Harry Reid response:
“As you mentioned, some reports have surfaced that my former colleague,
President-Elect Barack Obama, is not a natural-born American citizen.
These reports are false. Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961, in
Honolulu, Hawai’i. His birth certificate is a matter of public record
of the State of Hawai’i and is available online through various news
sources, as well as on the Web site for the nonpartisan, nonprofit
Annenberg Political Fact Check: http://www.factcheck.org. I hope you
find this information useful.”

Harry Reid’s disregard for the US Constitution

 

There is so much more that can be written here about Nevada and Reid, but time constraints will not allow. Time to move on to the next scoundrel.

And speaking of scoundrels, did you know that Obama won NC by a mere 14,177 votes out of 4,310,789 votes cast. In the light of confirmed ACORN voter fraud in NC and the fact that Citizen Wells and other concerned citizens contacted NC election officials before and after the election to warn of Obama eligibility issues and ACORN voter fraud, somebodies’ got some “splaining to do.”

 

Thanks to commenter JoyceAZ  and many others.

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From the Las Vegas Review Journal, September 25, 2009.

“EDITORIAL: Reid blocks ACORN probe

Tracking abuse by political allies could be ‘distracting’
ACORN — the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now — is stinking up Washington.

And this is far more significant than if a suspiciously large number of operatives for a purely “private” outfit had been found systematically bending and breaking the law, because ACORN receives and spends taxpayer money — lots of it — and had carried the imprimatur of official partnerships with the IRS, the Census Bureau … the kind of “cred” that in the political world comes only from “who you know.”

 
Yes, ACORN has friends in high places — friends who are still stonewalling attempts to trace where all that tax money went … perhaps because they know who still has cookie crumbs all over their hands.

It didn’t start with those undercover videos made by a couple of independent filmmakers posing as a prostitute and her pimp, visiting various ACORN offices around the country and getting helpful advice on how to hide their income and “qualify” for a tax-subsidized mortgage to set up a house of ill repute, declaring three of their dozen (albeit imaginary) underage illegal immigrant prostitutes as “dependents.””

“Despite all this evidence and a request in writing by 28 GOP senators — and despite the fact the U.S. Senate voted 83-7 on Sept. 14 to block ACORN from bidding for any more federal grant money — “Senate Democrat Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is refusing to hold a Senate hearing on ACORN’s activities,” the National Republican Senatorial Committee complained Wednesday.

Mr. Reid replied additional investigations might distract lawmakers from addressing more important matters, including health care and economic recovery.

“It’s become increasingly clear that ACORN may have manipulated tens of thousands of ballots in last year’s federal election — an area where Congress has clear oversight responsibilities — yet Harry Reid won’t lift a finger,” said NRSC spokesman Brian Walsh. “It’s hard to see his latest roadblock as anything but another example of Harry Reid protecting his liberal allies in Washington while remaining out of touch with his constituents in Nevada.”

That’s a politically motivated shot, of course. Stripped of the gratuitous elbowing, however, the question does remain: Do Sen. Reid and congressional Democrats really believe that if they just ignore the big mess their pet bear has dumped in the middle of the room, it’ll somehow stop stinking?”

Read more:

http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/reid-blocks-acorn-probe-61438132.html

I will add more to the Nevada report tomorrow.

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The mainstream media is still not covering Acorn corruption, voter fraud, ties to Obama and recently is ignoring the shocking videos reported on Fox News. Extensive research was done on Acorn many years ago for the Catholic Bishops and real journalists such as Michelle Malkin and Larry Johnson pioneered revealing Obama’s ties to Acorn. The Citizen Wells blog reported the following on October 8, 2008.
Catholic Bishops report on community organizing, Acorn

“Introduction: This commentary is submitted to the Catholic Bishops of the United States with respect to their possible consideration of changes in the organization, funding, and structure of the Campaign for Human Development (CHD). It is essential to note, however, the limited purpose and scope of this commentary:”

“COMMUNITY ORGANIZING: During the funding period of 1992-1995, CHD gave significant grants to community organizing efforts that implement many of the organizational techniques recommended by Saul Alinsky.”

“The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) which is also patterned on Alinsky’s organizational recommendations, recruits individual members.”

“To be eligible to receive CHD funds, a program must be run by the poor, benefit the poor, and change social structures that harm the poor.” However, in light of the politically oriented thrust of ACORN’s activities, it is fair to ask whether the CHD subsidies to ACORN are advisable and commensurate with the purposes of CHD.”

“This commentary does not oppose CHD funding of genuine, grassroots community organizations, run and supported by individual members of a parish or diocese. There is potential value and virtue in the collective voice. However, when the CHD funds Alinsky-style, church-based community organizations as in the best interest of the poor and supports organizations which advance other agendas, it divests the poor of their right to an authentic voice. This process tends to treat the poor as exploited units of human capital, rather than as human beings created in the dignity of God’s image.”

“There are alternative, self-determined organizations of the poor, which are supportive of life. Those alternative, grassroots community organizations do not merely serve their constituency but rather they are their constituency. They do not use community organizing to further an additional agenda.”
“It would be reasonable for the bishops to consider:

The immediate cessation of all CHD funding to Alinsky-style, church-based community organizations.

To accomplish its goals, as outlined in the People’s Platform, ACORN has developed a political alliance with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Together with others, ACORN and the DSA have formed a political party, the New Party.

National ACORN president, Maud Hurd, along with Dr. Cornel West (honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America) and a representative from the Reproductive Rights Coalition Fund, are listed as New Party supporters.”

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From the Catholic News Service October 16, 2008:

“CCHD ends funding to ACORN over financial irregularities”
“The Catholic Campaign for Human Development suspended funding a nationwide community organizing group after it was disclosed June 2 that nearly $1 million had been embezzled.”

“”We’re not funding them at any level,” McCloud told Catholic News Service Oct. 15.

The suspension covers all 40 ACORN affiliates nationwide that had been approved for $1.13 million in grants for the funding cycle that started July 1, 2008.”

“Since revealing its financial troubles, the organization has come under intense scrutiny because of its voter registration practices. In several states voter registration forms have been found to include nonexistent or dead people. Some registrants have told elections officials they completed multiple cards at the urging of ACORN canvassers who claimed they would be fired if they did not meet a daily quota for signing up new voters.”

Read more:

http://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/0805268.htm
From Capital Research   in 2000

“As already noted, CCHD still funds several branches of ACORN, known for it’s radical protests against banks that fail to meet ACORN’s quotas for housing loans issued to low-income borrowers. ACORN demands that banks comply with it’s interpretation of fair lending practices and advocates for a higher minimum wage, federally subsidized housing, higher taxes and a repeal of the home mortgage interest tax deduction.”

Read more:

http://www.capitalresearch.org/pubs/pdf/Foundation%20Watch%20October%202000.pdf

US bishops cut off funding to ACORN

“November 12, 2008
Auxiliary Bishop Roger Morin of New Orleans, chairman of the US bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) committee, announced yesterday that the campaign would no longer fund the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).”

Bishop Roger Morin memorandum:

“Last June, CCHD cut off funding of grants to ACORN (Association of Community
Organizations for Reform Now) groups because of questions that had arisen about financial
management, fiscal transparency and organizational accountability of the national ACORN
structures.”
“Recent widespread reports of alleged ACORN involvement in voter registration
controversies and allegations of fraud raise additional serious concerns.”

“The current halt of ACORN funding means that no CCHD funds are
involved in any of these activities. Nonetheless, the suspension of all ACORN funding will not
be lifted until and unless it is clear that CCHD funds will not go to an organization that has
engaged in unlawful activities or voter registration fraud, even though this does not involve
CCHD funds.”….Bishop Roger Morin memorandum

The following report was prepared for the Catholic Bishops in 1997 and covers the period of time close to when Obama was a community organizer and involved directly with ACORN

“A Commentary on the Campaign for Human Development
Prepared for the Catholic Bishops of the United States
Prepared by the Wanderer Forum Foundation”

“This commentary is intended for the use of the Catholic Bishops of the United States in their consideration of the issues discussed. However, it will also be made available to other persons interested in these issues.”
A. ACORN

1. ACORN received approximately 5% of the national CHD annual budget between 1992-1995. Between the years of 1992-1995, ACORN received $1,493,000 in national CHD grants.

2. ACORN’s People’s Platform was written in 1978 and ratified in 1979 at ACORN’s national convention in St. Louis. The document was revised and re-approved in 1990 at ACORN’s national 20th Anniversary Convention in Chicago and is in effect at present. Among other things, the ACORN People’s Platform specifies that ACORN demands that the United States :

· “create a national health-care system” in which “all medical costs are covered” and in which doctors are provided a medical “education subsidized by the federal government.” [section on Health Care, # I & II]

· “create more housing” by setting a “goal of a million new units of federally subsidized housing per year.” [section on Housing, #I]

· “charge government and big business with the final responsibility for full employment.” [section on Work and Workers’ Rights, #II]

· “guarantee a minimum annual family income…” [section on Work and Workers’ Rights, #III]

· develop schools that are “available for community needs, like adult education” and “job training that is linked to specific employment,” and which “can provide all support and services that a child cannot receive at home.” [section on Education, #II & IV]

3. To accomplish its goals, as outlined in the People’s Platform, ACORN has developed a political alliance with the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). Together with others, ACORN and the DSA have formed a political party, the New Party.

a. National ACORN president, Maud Hurd, along with Dr. Cornel West (honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America) and a representative from the Reproductive Rights Coalition Fund, are listed as New Party supporters.

b. Bronx ACORN operates a New Party chapter out of its headquarters.

c. In a drive to identify political allies, the New Party held “extensive discussions” in 1994 with “high ranking officials in labor (teamsters, electrical workers, oil workers, bus drivers, etc.); grassroots environmentalists with Greenpeace, Citizens Clearinghouse on Hazardous Waste and Friends of the Earth; community organizations like ACORN and the Industrial Areas Foundation; DSA [Democratic Socialists of America] and Sane/Freeze, and scores of important local organizations.”

d. By 1996, New Party alliances with ACORN, the IAF, Sustainable America, and others, promoted “living wage” campaigns around the country. ACORN has also promoted the Income Equity Act of 1997 (H.R. 687, 105th Congress), which would place federal control over executive earnings by “denying tax deductions for executive compensation that exceeds 25 times the company’s lowest paid full-time employee.””
“During the 1990s, ACORN has been openly active in Congressional lobbying. Its leadership operates, “…from inside positions of power. ACORN’s work on the savings and loan bailout provided effective means of developing and applying power…ACORN members won appointment to the Resolution Trust Corporation to help determine the management of the billions of dollars of assets the government seized.”

   
“ACORN’s educational activism was described by Jennifer Anderson from the CHD-funded NY-ACORN at the 1995 25th CHD Anniversary Conference in Chicago. NY-ACORN is establishing alternative “New Visions Schools” within the New York public school system. During her workshop: “School Reform Sweeping the Nation,” Ms. Anderson identified the reform model which NY-ACORN schools are emulating as the Debbie Meier experimental public school model (the Networks for School Renewal).”

“Academically, the Debbie Meier educational model includes substantive restructuring. Standardized testing is eliminated: “For instance, to put the sort of intense emphasis on standardized testing…meant, in practice, the gearing of curricula specifically to prepare students to pass narrowly focused tests-with little attention to the broader array of skills and critical capacities essential in a real world environment…In contrast…an alternative began to emerge.” Parents and educators must be re-educated to accept this restructuring: “But for democratic school approaches [such as the Deborah Meier model] to work necessitated not only changes in the formal structure of education but also effective, skillful training and some clear public commitment to an alternative understanding of educational purposes themselves.” These “educational purposes” can facilitate the training of new community organizers. In ACORN’s New Visions School in New York, Local 1199 School for Social Change, “…students analyze public health issues, the organization of community groups, the development of public policy and the international labor movement. Students are involved in hands-on activities in order to relate classroom learning to community service. These activities range from participation in labor and community organization movements to service as interns at local health care facilities.””
“The Catholic Bishops of the United States ought to reconsider the structure, funding, and activities of the Campaign for Human Development.

This commentary does not oppose CHD funding of genuine, grassroots community organizations, run and supported by individual members of a parish or diocese. There is potential value and virtue in the collective voice. However, when the CHD funds Alinsky-style, church-based community organizations as in the best interest of the poor and supports organizations which advance other agendas, it divests the poor of their right to an authentic voice. This process tends to treat the poor as exploited units of human capital, rather than as human beings created in the dignity of God’s image.

Nor is there any basis for the CHD to imply by its actions that there are no alternative organizations that it can fund to promote valuable institutional change, uninfluenced by a politicized agenda. There is no necessity for CHD funds to go to organizations which contribute to or participate in any way in the political support of abortion. There is no necessity for CHD to fund Alinsky-style, church-based community organizations. There are alternative, self-determined organizations of the poor, which are supportive of life. Those alternative, grassroots community organizations do not merely serve their constituency but rather they are their constituency. They do not use community organizing to further an additional agenda.

It would be reasonable for the bishops to consider:

The immediate cessation of all CHD funding to Alinsky-style, church-based community organizations.

The immediate cessation of all CHD funding to any organization that directly or indirectly promotes an agenda contrary to the social justice teachings of the Church.”….Catholic Bishops report

Do you remember hearing about any of the above from the mainstream media?

Are your concerns about Obama speaking to school children unfounded?

With the availability of information about ACORN on the internet, with the kind hearted CHD cutting off funding to ACORN in 2008, there is no excuse for Congress taking so long.

I believe that Senator Shelby is requesting an investigation. Let’s make sure it is thorough and let the chips fall where they may.