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#1 rodeo

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:28 PM

Brooklyn prosecutors on Monday cleared ACORN of criminal wrongdoing after a four-month probe that began when undercover conservative activists filmed workers giving what appeared to be illegal advice on how to hide money.


While the video by James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles seemed to show three ACORN workers advising a prostitute how to hide ill-gotten gains, the unedited version was not as clear, according to a law enforcement source.
"They edited the tape to meet their agenda," said the source.


Acorn is gratified that the DA has concluded something we knew all along," ACORN lawyer Arthur Schwartz said, adding it was "unfortunate" the O'Keefe and Giles used "subterfuge to convince congress and the media to vilify an organization that didn't deserve it."


Read more: http://www.nydailyne...l#ixzz0h4nywTA3



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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:36 PM

No...the New York Daily news saying that it was OK...:eek:

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:39 PM

http://www.foxnews.c...ostitute-video/

http://hosted.ap.org...EMPLATE=DEFAULT

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:41 PM

Would like to see unedited version before making assumption.


Wouldn't have carried same reaction had I known the original version was "heavily" edited.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:49 PM

I mean honestly, how much stuff do they have to get accused of before people realize they aren't the best of operations.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:51 PM

Wow! That's a relief! Congress gave those bastards $4 BILLION.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:55 PM

I mean honestly, how much stuff do they have to get accused of before people realize they aren't the best of operations.


that's idiotic logic. i can accuse you of being a pedophile every day for a decade, it doesn't mean you are one.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:56 PM

Or, is it something that has to be proven as lies like "Global Warming" as seen tonight, oh wait...it's called "Global Change" now...right?

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 09:58 PM

that's idiotic logic. i can accuse you of being a pedophile every day for a decade, it doesn't mean you are one.


Yes, but I will never be accused of a pedophile, murderer, rapist, etc. because I don't put myself in the situation. Logic and morals are somewhat different.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 10:00 PM

funny, i heard you raped and killed a young girl in 1990.

how many times do i have to accuse you of that before people realize you aren't the best of people?!?!

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 10:01 PM

I was seven. I'm strong willed and all, but damn!

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 10:29 PM

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 11:37 PM

i don't see how it could've been edited to represent their agenda. the conversations were clear, understood, and uncut. i'd have to see both versions to draw a conclusion. but for now, i'd have to call BS on that. i would've definitely noticed if there was any questionable editing involved.

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Posted 02 March 2010 - 11:57 PM

i don't see how it could've been edited to represent their agenda. the conversations were clear, understood, and uncut. i'd have to see both versions to draw a conclusion. but for now, i'd have to call BS on that. i would've definitely noticed if there was any questionable editing involved.


they weren't uncut. that's the point. they were edited and doctored.

they were cleared by the prosecution. a prosecutor could've built a career on taking down a big controversial organization like this. they have no motivation for just making poo up to drop charges.

investigators and prosecutors have put in months of work trying to find a way to charge them. i'm sure they wish they could just 'call BS' without actually seeing the evidence, but they had to actually do their jobs.

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Posted 03 March 2010 - 12:04 AM

A big corrupt organization like ACORN can't make a couple of payoffs?


ACORN!!!!11eleventyonebbqsauce


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