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    Angry ACORN officials caught on hidden camera advising couple playing parts of pimp and prostitute how to evade taxes and claim underage girls from South America as dependents. YAY community organizing



    An employee at ACORN's Baltimore office advises a couple posing as a pimp and a prostitute during a videotaped meeting in July.

    Officials with the controversial community organizing group ACORN were secretly videotaped offering to assist two individuals posing as a pimp and a prostitute, encouraging them to lie to the Internal Revenue Service and providing guidance on how to claim underage girls from South America as dependents.
    The videotape was made public Thursday on BigGovernment.com, a political blog launched by Andrew Breitbart as a companion site to his BigHollywood.breitbart.com blog.
    In the videotape, made on July 24, James O'Keefe, a 25-year-old independent filmmaker, posed as a pimp with a 20-year-old woman named "Kenya" who posed as a prostitute while visiting ACORN's office in Baltimore. The couple told ACORN staffers they wanted to secure housing where the woman could continue to maintain a prostitution business.
    ACORN the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now bills itself as the nation's largest community of low- and moderate-income families "working together for social justice and stronger communities," according to its Web site. The organization has been accused by Republicans and conservative activists with fraud in voter registration drives around the country and has been under fire since last year for its support of President Obama and for its planned participation in next year's census.
    A spokesman for ACORN, Scott Levenson, when asked to comment on the videotape, said: "The portrayal is false and defamatory and an attempt at gotcha journalism. This film crew tried to pull this sham at other offices and failed. ACORN wants to see the full video before commenting further."
    On the videotape, "Kenya" can be seen telling an ACORN staffer that she earns roughly $8,000 a month. The ACORN employee then suggests to "Kenya" that ACORN could submit a tax return for 2008 showing that she made $9,600 for the entire year instead of $96,000 and that ACORN would charge "Kenya" $50 instead of the usual $150 fee for preparing her taxes.
    ACORN offers tax preparation and benefits application services free of charge during tax season; it charges nominal fees during non-tax season.
    The ACORN staffer can also be seen suggesting that the prostitute list her occupation as a freelance "performing artist."
    "It's not dancing, trust me," the "pimp" says.
    "But dancing is considered an art," the ACORN staffer replies. "[Exotic dancers] usually go under performing artists, or yeah, they usually go under performing arts, which will be what you are a performing artist."
    The "pimp" later says that he and "Kenya" plan to bring up to 13 "very young" girls from El Salvador to work as prostitutes. Although an ACORN staffer points out their plans are illegal, she also suggests that the girls can be claimed as dependents.
    "What if they are going to be making money because they are performing tricks too?" the pimp says.
    "If they making money and they are underage, then you shouldn't be letting anybody know anyway," the ACORN staffer says, and laughs. "It's illegal. So I am not hearing this, I am not hearing this. You talk too much. Don't give up no information you're not asked."
    The "pimp" then asks ACORN staffers to "promise" not to discriminate against his sex worker because of "who she is and what she does," according to the audiotape.
    "If we don't have the information, then how are we going to discriminate?" the ACORN staffer replies. "You see what I am saying?"
    If the girls are under age 16, the ACORN staffer says on the tape, then they are not legally allowed to work in the state, regardless of what they do.
    "So it's like they don't even exist?" "Kenya" asks.
    "Exactly," the ACORN staffer replies. "It's like they don't even exist."
    The staffer goes on to suggest that as many as three of the underage girls can be listed as dependents at the home, but a "flag" will be raised if as many as 13 are listed.
    "You are gonna use three of them," the staffer says. "They are gonna be under 16, so you is eligible to get child tax credit and additional child tax credit."
    The ACORN workers also appear to be promoting the group's services to the "pimp" and "Kenya."
    A second ACORN employee can be heard on the audiotape suggesting that the couple join the organization for an annual cost of $120 prior to attending one of its first-time homebuyer seminars, which are underwritten with taxpayer funds.
    Later, when the "pimp" asks what would happen if the organization is somehow connected to the scheme, the ACORN staffer replies, "First of all, it's not gonna damage us because we not gonna know. And with your girls, you tell them, 'Be careful.' Train them to keep their mouth shut."
    "These girls are like 14, how can we trust them?" the pimp asks.
    "Just be very, very careful," the ACORN staffer says. "Whatever you do, always keep your eyes in the back of your head."
    Reached by FOX News, O'Keefe said he was "shocked" at the level of assistance provided by ACORN staffers.
    "I was prepared for them to call the police, throw me out of the office and be hostile," he said. "Without hesitation, they helped me every way they could with evading taxes and setting me up with a brothel, with getting around federal tax laws doing everything they could to help us. I was completely shocked."
    House Republicans issued a report in July accusing ACORN of engaging in a scheme to use taxpayer money to support a partisan political agenda. California Rep. Darrell Issa, the top Republican on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for a criminal investigation into the group, which dismissed the report as a "partisan attack job."

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    Shiaaaaaat! Pimp'n Aign't easy fool, but thanks to your friendly neighborhood ACORN branch office we're making it easier.

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    ACORN recently fired two employees as a result of the video.



    But....yeah, well, even though they were fired, this was still "GOTCHA" journalism...
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    This organization needs to be 1) investigated from the bottom up, in every jurisdiction that it has been active in, in its dubious role throughout the elections processes, and in its functions as a 'supporting partner' of the federal system; and 2) disallowed from accessing all personal and identifying information pertaining to private citizens.

    ACORN (and its members) have shown themselves to be in habitual and widespread violation of a number of criminal statutes, and has usurped the electoral system in this country. It is no more than an organized crime syndicate, and any of those found complicit in these violations should be charged under RICO.

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    They won't even go after the Black Panthers for election violations do you really think Nobama is going to step on his buds in ACORN or SEIU?

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    Step 1: Quit giving them our tax money!!!

    Step 2 won't be necessary - They will cease to exist without tax money.

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    Fox News ran another video from a Washington, D.C. ACORN office showing similar behavior as the "pimp" asked for advance applying for a home loan for a brothel. Results : another two fired office workers for ACORN and more" GOTHCA " journalism accusations from ACORN. I guess Law Enforcement is the only occupation where if you get caught doing something " illegal" on video it's consider legit journalism and news worthy to be played over and over. Where is this story in the other mainstream news media. Oh , by the way , the U.S. Census Bureau cut ties with ACORN after this latest video.
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    Did you hear how much ACRON is expected to get in tax money?

    I believe they said that the total past and future givaway to ACRON would be over $4 BILLION in the next few ears.

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    Now I see the two that exposed ACORN are facing the possibility of criminal charges because the video taped the ACORN employees without their knowledge. It's a bunch of BS that once a corrupt organization is shown to be what they are those blowing the whistle are the ones they talk about prosecuting.

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    I guess the fact that those ACORN members should be charged with conspiracy to promote prostitution, child abuse/endangerment, etc... is not relevent. I am really hating the Obama people for letting this bullcrap to go on unabated. That organization should be investigated under the RICO guidelines with all the crimes they are committing. I think it would be pretty easy to have that organization titled as a criminal enterprise.
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    Supposedly Fox News has an even more explosive ACRON video - They're saying it will be on Glen Beck in a few mintes.

    The recording laws are screwed up in some states - Here in Texas, it's fine as long as one of the parties knows the conversation/video is being recorded.

    Come to think of it, I'm not sure video is even covered, except "improper photography" (i.e., filming minors without permission of their parents, or filming nekkid people in bathrooms, locker rooms, etc, with a hidden camera without their knowledge). I'll have to refresh myself on that one - They changed the law a few years ago.

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