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Morning what is startling about the latest on acorn in today's New York Times.
Is that it is acorn is a lawyer asking the tough questions in -- June 2008 memo.
At issue is whether acorn may have improperly used charitable donations.
For political purposes.
A big no -- under federal law now acorn says it is not a political organization.
But take a listen to this and you decide.
This has been the worst president think that this country has ever know.
But that's not right.
Get rid of the -- now.
We begin in Obama or -- again.
Obama and needs us.
April and that we need Obama -- -- All right so that was an acorn convention from one all of this we are doing.
On the phone buyout Washington deputy managing editor -- -- hi bill.
I million -- our viewers should know that you covered Ohio voter fraud issues relating to this up for years.
And so you're no stranger to the issue of voter fraud now we learn from a New York Times article all places down -- -- for the past week.
Ripping up those who report about acorn say -- with a phony scandal.
They said just days ago that McCain's claim that acorn may be on the verge of perpetrating one of the greatest -- election history is quote breathtaking in its absurdity and now they themselves report on the fact that acorn.
Has its own lawyer advising as recently as June that it may be violating federal laws by using charitable donations for political purposes.
Well I wonder whether the Obama camp also will stop referring to this says -- Fox News story now that the New York Times -- Belatedly weighed in on this I mean we were ahead of the curve on this.
Clearly acorn he's rooting for Obama as the -- Puget showed demonstrators deuce is no question about it.
And as you say you can't have a charitable nonprofit organization.
Engaged in partisan activities and furthermore.
This an organization is taking 31 million dollars in tax money.
In the last several years now -- so we're we're talking about our tax dollars going to a partisan organization.
To the election of one candidate over the other it's funny to read this New York Times article they sort of you know delicately anguish over the -- we know world did he didn't -- minutes of their meetings in this kind of thing.
It is such a clear cut case of the breaking a federal law.
That it's not even a close call.
You know it talks about this group project vote which is affiliated with acorn and that's the charitable group that's been getting all this money.
And that group has virtually all acorn members on its board.
There with a few people that they mentioned who are not connected with acorn or its board reports that the time so meet our ever ever be that -- I mean essentially project vote.
Is acorn is is what this even the times concludes.
And that is not allowed you cannot have all these monies coming in the to a so called charity.
And being directly -- held to a group that's out there openly as -- -- that acorn convention saying we have got to get Barack Obama in the White House so I'm good now now.
Well that's the one thing that this article did do was to demolish used dismissed.
That the Obama campaign has put out there that there -- some sort of difference between acorn project vote and remember this is crucial because Barack Obama would be exactly the director of project vote in the state of Illinois nearly ninety's.
So is claimed that he has no connection to acorn is obviously false plus acorn has endorsed him into Barack Obama.
Represented acorn in a lawsuit against the state of Illinois so that the connections are sort of overwhelming.
Yeah it it any project vote seems clearly just a shell organization.
For acorn and we'll see whether.
This times article they don't listen to Fox News bill maybe they'll listen to the -- -- and actually get to investigating this group there are reports the FBI's are doing it.
-- -- and thank you so much we appreciate it.
They accumulate on that's -- -- to head back to from Bill -- to Bill Hemmer.
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