ACORN Fires 2 After Hidden-Camera Footage Aired

The nonprofit housing group ACORN has fired two employees at its Baltimore office who were seen on hidden-camera video giving advice to a man posing as a pimp and a woman pretending to be a prostitute.

Fox News Channel broadcast excerpts from the video Thursday. Those excerpts showed a man and woman asking about buying a house and how to account on tax forms for the woman's income. An ACORN employee advises the woman to list her occupation as "performance artist."

Maryland ACORN board member Margaret Williams says in a statement the employees "did not meet ACORN's standards of professionalism."

The statement also says the video was an attempt to smear ACORN and that undercover teams attempted similar stunts at three other ACORN offices.

ACORN stands for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now.

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  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 21, 2009 at 01:26 PM
    News that doesn't go on NBC. This past weekend, Fox news released a story on the slezz, slimmy Edwards that He is offically, the daddy. Edwards, who had slthered under a rock, couldn't be reached for comment. People near Elizabeths house were heard breaking records like "Having my Babby" and and Edwards own song; "I did it but the girls going to go soon, gotta new mama".
  • by Matt Location: Nc on Sep 16, 2009 at 05:23 PM
    C'mon WITN join the fight! Let's use good journalism to fight this corrupt group. Let's fight the blatant waste of taxpayers money. What a great time in America. It's like 1775 all over again. Glad I'm right here right now.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 16, 2009 at 04:15 PM
    Well Matt, you are safe on this post, no Derek, lavon or Barlow, they are having a koolaid party on another post. They won't come here. Well todays racist is new, why, legislation for "hate crimes" uses racist, not prejudice to describe what it is. So, if you are deemed a racist then you are against the law of the chosen one. So, anything you say, is a hate crime. Now thats the constitution right...freedom of speech? I am pretty sure it is in there. This is the kind of thing that will lead to a revolution in this country. Go ask the British. So, am I believe that progressive liberals mean to stiffle freedom of speech? Well you do the math.
  • by Matt Location: NC on Sep 16, 2009 at 12:21 PM
    snake oil, have you read the other ACORN story on this site? You have to type acorn in the search box to find it. Maybe we should start a newspaper or something. This will be huge with or without the mainstream media. People are learning where to find news that's important to them.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:14 AM
    Matt, the real question is where is mainstream media. This should have been top story since it has happend 4 times now. This proves beyond a shadow of a doubt, who is in the tank with Obama. But remember, we are now racists for pointing it out. The new liberal agenda was to make anyone who is against anything the president does, a racist. Not prejudice, racist, like the KKK or some other group.
  • by Matt Location: NC on Sep 16, 2009 at 09:56 AM
    Break up this group now and give Americans back their money! I don't want my tax dollars being spent on brothels. Especially brothels for underaged girls from 12-17 years of age. This group is as bad as anything I've ever seen. Maybe Mr. O could give us his thoughts. Americans should be outraged with the whole crowd.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 16, 2009 at 06:32 AM
    Well, they caught another site of Acorn in Ca this time. Hmmmm, you say this was what Obama did for a living in the past? Is this some of that hopey changey things? Can Barlow, Derek or Lavon come out and play, we are curious how you will defend this story.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 15, 2009 at 06:24 AM
    Here are the list that wanted to continue funding; •Dick Durbin (D-IL) •Roland Burris (D-IL) •Robert Casey (D-PA) •Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) •Patrick Leahy (D-VT) •Bernie Sanders (I-VT) •Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 15, 2009 at 05:29 AM
    Well, this just in; the government finally voted to cancel ties with ACORN and not to fund them anymore money. This includes the Stimulus program 8 billion. There we seven holdouts that voted to continue. Neither of the houses wants to be tied to Acorn since they know it will be investigated. Thanks Beck.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Sep 14, 2009 at 08:23 AM
    Now Obamas group (ACORN) is going after the producer of the video. They also want Fox in a lawsuit. HMMM, if the ACORN group would have had any intelligence to start with, they wouldn't have gotten caught. But, if you have seen the videos, these people were trained to do this kind of thing. They knew the ins and outs of the government system and how to beat it. This is only the tip of the iceberg. The FBI and IRS should be investigating this but aren't. Why, you know why.

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