Did Your Favorite Show Make Rick and Gayle’s Top Ten List for 2009?

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 2 Comments

It’s been an action-packed 2009 for conservative KCBQ Radio talk show host Rick Amato. Rick and I co-hosted a “Year in Review” program on December 23, which will also air again on Thursday, January 31. We picked the Top Ten Topics on the show over the past 12 months. It was not an easy task! Did your choices make the …

Who Outed ACORN in East County?

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 10 Comments

When the nice Santee couple attended their first East County Democratic Club (ECDC) meeting at Coco’s Restaurant on October 15 to hear David Lagstein of the local San Diego area ACORN office, they never guessed that several days later they would be accused by club official Raymond Lutz of secretly recording the meeting and releasing the information to Andrew Breitbard’s BigGovernment.com. After the …

Statement Re: ACORN Operative on Tape

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 1 Comment

From the local GOP… SAN DIEGO, November 11 – Chairman Tony Krvaric today issued the following statement following the discovery of audio recordings where ACORN organizer David Lagstein is suggesting a whitewash by Attorney General Jerry Brown of the investigation into the apparent ACORN misconduct uncovered earlier this year: We can recall the appalling videos from the National City office of ACORN, where an employee …

FEMA Suspends ACORN Grant – Issa, Collins Call for Immediate Review of DHS Grants to ACORN

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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Susan Collins (R-Maine) sent letters today to Department of Homeland Security Secretary (DHS) Janet Napolitano and DHS Inspector General Richard Skinner calling for an “immediate investigation of the DHS’s grants, contracts, entitlements and other forms of assistance to ACORN …

Treasury IG Agrees to Request by Issa and Collins to Conduct a Review of ACORN

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Treasury Department Inspector General, J. Russell George agreed to comply with a request submitted by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-Maine) to conduct a review of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and of the IRS’s oversight of nonprofit organizations.

Board of Supes: Investigate ACORN

Vito Andolini Vito Andolini 2 Comments

Today’s Board of Supervisors was well attended, by citizens and media alike.   The main topic was the launching of an investigation of local ACORN voter registration activities last year.   Supervisors Bill Horn and Pam Slater-Price brought the item to the agenda, and during discussion it was discovered that on top of a nearly 1-in-6 error rate in registration cards turned …

Poll finds Majority of San Diegans Oppose ACORN, Support Gov Fund Cuts

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez Leave a Comment

According to the results of a SurveyUSA poll released last Thursday, 2 out of 3 San Diego residents aware of ACORN have negative impressions of the community-based organization, which is now embroiled in a national scandal exposed by conservative activists affiliated with BigGovernment.com. The poll, which surveyed 500 San Diegan adults, also found that residents are strongly in favor (67%) …

Sunday’s Washington Post Details ACORN in Crisis More Than A Year Ago

Darrell Issa Darrell Issa 1 Comment

Tune in tomorrow morning to Fox News Sunday w/Chris Wallace as ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis and I have what I’m sure will be a spirited discussion. In the meantime, the Washington Post has a game-changing story in Sunday’s paper that includes a depiction of an organization in crisis going back to 2008 – the Post has obtained notes from an ACORN board meeting from August of 2008 that are very revealing.