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TOPIC: "ACORN Cracked, Run Out of State Under RICO Act in Ohio" (Kyle Olson, BigGovernment.com, 3/12/10)


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"ACORN Cracked, Run Out of State Under RICO Act in Ohio" (Kyle Olson, BigGovernment.com, 3/12/10)



ACORN Cracked, Run Out of State Under RICO Act in Ohio

by Kyle Olson

The wounded ACORN snake continues writhing.  This time, the group has been barred from the entire state of Ohio, a swing state where the organization was very active in the last presidential election.

So active, in fact, it received an “Unsung Hero” award from the Communist Party USA for its “critical but  generally unrecognized role of organized labor and grassroots voter registration efforts in winning Ohio for Barack Obama,” according to a document on ACORNcracked.com.

But now, ACORN has reached a settlement under the Ohio Corrupt Activities Act, similar to the federal RICO Act  –  the same law that’s used to prosecute mobsters and drug kingpins.  Under the settlement, ACORN,  along with Project Vote, agreed “to file a certificate permanently surrendering its business license in Ohio by June 1,” according to The Columbus Dispatch.

The next part of the settlement was critical: it bars ACORN from simply changing its name and moving back into the state. From the Dispatch:

The center’s lawyer, Maurice A. Thompson, said the settlement is mostly confidential but permanently bars ACORN from doing business in Ohio or reconstituting as another group and perpetuating its practices.

Continues @ BigGovernment.com


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That's not good news, I've read that if Obama's HC passes, it will be ACORN who will get the job of signing up every American.

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