Criminal charges filed against ACORN and two employees

I'm glad somebody, somewhere is finally cracking down on these goons. The state of Nevada has filed charges against the group ACORN and two of their employees for voter fraud. Mary Manning of the Las Vegas Sun has the details: The complaint includes 26 counts of voter fraud and 13 counts for compensating those registering voters, both felonies. The Association of Community Organization for Reform Now, Inc., also known as ACORN, operated a Las Vegas office that helped register low-income voters last year. Throughout 2008, ACORN employed canvassers to register people to vote in Nevada, the complaint said. ACORN paid the canvassers between $8 and $9 an hour, but made continued employment and continued compensation based on the canvasser registering 20 voters per shift. Those who failed to sign up 20 voters per shift were terminated, the complaint said. From July 27 through Oct. 2 ACORN also provided additional compensation under a bonus program called "Blackjack" or...(Read Full Post)