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September 23rd News Bits and Pieces: Mackenzie Phillips, ACORN, Swine Flu, and Michael Jackson

News and Politics

Giant Squid Found in Gulf, Oregon

Gah, that thing is huge!  I wish there were more people in the private sector who were willing to search for creatures as fascinating as the giant squid.  If I had unlimited money, I’d be sure and set apart a good portion of it to search for bizarre creatures like the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot.

Palin Knocks Fed in Hong Kong Speech

I’m glad to hear that those who got to see the speech felt like she at least knew what she was talking about.  My rational mind is telling me otherwise, but I just want to believe that Sarah Palin is still a viable candidate for the presidency.  I’m sure I’ll take flack for this from the more center-left-of-center readers (if there are any), but I do think she’d be a great president if she spent a few years in the senate getting more familiar with foreign affairs and the technicalities of the office of the presidency.  But then again, I’m overly optimistic.

ACORN Sues Filmmakers

I sure hope this lawsuit proves unsuccessful because then I’ll lose all faith in our government.  I figured ACORN would pursue the lawsuit, but I’m just hoping the judge it appears before has enough sense to send it back out the door.

CNN’s Gupta Gets H1N1 Flu in Afghanistan

Someone forget to cough into his arm rather than his hand!

Entertainment

Mackenzie Phillips Reveals She Slept With Her Own Father

This really is a shame.  It’s hard to imagine that someone could get so into drugs that she has a 10 year affair with her father.  I wish Mackenzie the best and hope that hopefully she’s cleaned up her act.  If I’m remembering correctly she had a very interesting singing voice, and I hope she hasn’t totally lost it.

New Michael Jackson Single, ‘This Is It,’ Out On October 12

I don’t really know how I feel about a song being released after the artists death.  Chances are I won’t like the song anyway so it doesn’t really matter.

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September 20th News Bits and Pieces: Terrorism, ACORN, Governor Paterson, and 30 Rock

First off, sorry for the lack of posts this weekend, it’s been extremely busy.  This week is going to busy as well, but I’m going to try my hardest to have time to post on a semi-regular schedule.  But for now, here’s your bits and pieces:

News and Politics

Urgent probe underway of possible Al Qaeda-linked terror plot

This one really scared me.  I’m just beyond happy that they were able to nip this in the bud before anything happened.  If they were direct links to Al-Qaeda then they obviously meant business.  Score 1 for the U.S.

NY governor ignores pressure to end election quest

Ahh Governor Paterson, you’re just in your own world.  He currently has some of the lowest numbers of any New York Governor, but he’s still standing firm in his plans to seek re-election.  That’s determination right there.  Personally, I don’t care either way because I don’t live in New York.  However, I do know that the longer he stays and the further his poll numbers drop, the more likely it is that a Republican has a shot for the seat.

President Says ACORN Should Be Investigated

Honestly, I’m surprised he knows anything about the scandal.  I’m glad that he thinks an investigation is in order, but his comments were dismissive of the issue.  “It’s not something I’ve followed closely” were his exact words, and I just don’t see the reason for that.  While he’s right in saying that it’s not the biggest issue facing our country, I do think it’s a much bigger issue than something to just place on the back burner.

Ex-aide says Edwards fathered mistress’ child

I’m sure this “ex-aid” is extremely reliable, but I believe it even without his/her anonymous help.  John Edwards is the scum of the earth and this doesn’t really surprise me one bit.  Is it not bad enough to have an affair with a woman while your dying wife lies in the hospital?  So, you have to go and have a child with her?  Zero. Morals.

ACORN scaling back or shutting down in many cities

Goooood, this is a good start and the first step to totally erasing ACORN from the map.  I think if an organization that did what ACORN was made to existed, it would be very beneficial to society.  ACORN is just so very corrupt that it’s impossible for them to do anything honestly.  They can’t even be honest about why they’re shutting down: they say it has a lot to do with the economy, but wouldn’t a recession be prime time for a group that profits off people that make little money trying to get any government programs their eligible for?

Entertainment

’30 Rock’ Wins Top Comedy Emmy

Dang, I was pulling for “The Office” to take the top comedy spot this year!  I don’t even know if it was nominated, but I think it’s funnier than 30 Rock, Tina Fey must choose the winner.  I also can’t believe that American Idol hasn’t won best reality show.  I didn’t realize anyone watched “The Amazing Race” and it’s won for the past 7 years.  You learn something new every day.

High School Students Flunk Civics Test

This is just sad.  If I were Oklahoma, I’d be very discouraged right about now.  It’s totally unacceptable that a mere 25% know who the first president of the United States is.  I’m sure that these same results are found throughout the country but that’s no excuse.  92% of immigrants who take this test pass, why can’t actual citizens of the country do the same?

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Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead: The House Has Voted to Defund ACORN

I’ve never been so frustrated.  I just wrote an entire post about the vote by the House to defund ACORN and the when I clicked “post” it erased everything and posted a blank article.  I have a killer headache, so I’m not about to retype all of that, so I’m going to have to break my number 1 rule and….. **shutter** just post a link.  I can’t believe this is happening.  Don’t disown me readers, it will never happen again.

http://biggovernment.com/2009/09/17/breaking-house-votes-to-cut-all-funds-to-acorn/

If your representative is one of the 75 clueless congressmen and women that voted NOT to defund ACORN, please give their office a call.  If they haven’t seen the light yet, it’s going to take some serious discussions.

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Poll of the Day: What Do You Think About the House Vote to Defund ACORN?

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On a Scale of One to Ten: Top 10 Life Lessons You Can Learn from ACORN

Pre-P.S., “On a Scale of One to Ten” is the new name of the series that was previously known as simply “Top Tens”.

ACORN has taught us so much.. let us reflect on their vast knowledge.

ACORN has taught us so much.. let us reflect on their vast knowledge.

ACORN sure has been in the news a lot lately.  But even though they’ve been beaten down every day since last Thursday by a continuous flow of scandalous behavior, their acts aren’t all bad:  The various employees featured in the ACORN scandal tapes have taught us MANY life lessons.  Look below at the “Top 10 Life Lessons You Can Learn from ACORN!”

(In no particular order)

  1. You can find common ground with anything. Imagine this scenario:  You’re a prostitute.  You’re ashamed of your work and you think others may judge you.  THINK AGAIN.  Video 4 shows us that the lady who is paid with your tax dollars very well may have been a prostitute a few short years ago.  You never know unless you ask.
  2. Take pride in all that you do. Even if it’s prostitution.  Video 1 shows us that girls should never be embarrassed by what they do with themselves, as long as they are happy and doing well.  Forget that it’s illegal and trashy, to say the least.
  3. Performing Arts is a very brooooaaaaad career field. Video 1 strikes again.  They always say about taking a test, “When in doubt, pick C”.  Well, ACORN says when in doubt about which career cluster to choose for your “unique” line of work, choose “performing arts”.  There’s a reason why prostitution isn’t listed on the code sheet, imbecile.
  4. Become  a yardbird. When buying  a home, be sure to choose a home that has a huge back yard that is covered with lush grass because, according to Video 3, the best way to hide our valuables is to bury them.  This tip does not apply to hose living in New Orleans.
  5. Help your neighbors. Even they are prostitutes about to smuggle 13 girls in illegally.  Offer them your help in any way possible.  If you sell goods or services, go a step higher like the ladies in Video 1 and offer the prostitute a discount for whatever you’re offering to help her get her feet off the ground in her “new office”.
  6. Always be creative. You can’t call prostitution “prostitution” forever, you now.  Video 3 shows us that making a list of 3 different names for prostitution can be fun.  Homework: How many different ways can you call her a moron?
  7. Don’t stress about the fine details in life. Just lop off a zero or two from your income when filing taxes and your good to go!  Video 1 shows us there’s no need to pay taxes for $96,000 of income when you could very easily pay taxes for $9,600 of income.  It’s not cheating, it’s just smart money-management.
  8. Be proactive. If you think you’ve been wronged, do something about it!  Even if your in hot water for doing something far worse.  The Maryland office of ACORN reinforces this lesson by the lawsuit they lobbied against Fox News, Hannah Giles, and James O’Keefe, even though they currently don’t have a license to operate in Maryland.  ACORN’s offense of operating without a license is far more punishable by law, but because they got to the punch first they get a “Get Out of Jail Free” card.
  9. Only speak when spoken to.  Don’t offer up the illegal aspects of your life unless your asked, and in that situation it’s no big deal to speak in code.  Video 1 shows us that the shadier details of your life should be kept under wraps.  The government is everywhere, which is why your story should not be.  I wonder if there’s any way to hid your sketchy details in that box of money in the backyard?
  10. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. I guess it would be the acorn in this case.  All four ACORN offices involved in the scandal so far have proven us one thing: a family truly can be formed in the office.  Just as blue eyes may be passed down from generation-to-generation, the tendency to make corrupt and unlawful decisions with clients is passed from ACORN employee to ACORN employee.  Maybe it’s something in the water?

What do you think of these life lessons?  If you can think of any further life lessons ACORN has taught us over the past week, leave them as a comment or send them in to theconservativejournal@gmail.com and they may be featured on the site!

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Thoughts From Around the Blogosphere: Reactions to the ACORN Prostitution Scandal

To read my reaction(s), click here, here, or here. I was on a roll.

Here’s what the rest of the blogosphere had to say…

Top Truth: Wake Up America

Why is it that everyone around our president is filthy and corrupt?

Gateway Pundit

Now today, we find out that the Democrats favorite community organizers are pushing teen prostitution.
It figures. Big Government has the undercover investigation that the state-run media is ignoring.

The Conservative Republican Standard

This is so flipping ridiculous. Everyone at ACORN should be ashamed of what is going on at their office in Baltimore.

Jonathan Turley

Obviously, ACORN is a large organization and cannot be tarnished with the actions of a couple of employees, even if this tape is proven to be legitimate.

Crush Liberalism

The video with the “false portrayal” has resulted in a couple of ACORN workers getting fired.  I suppose ACORN figured out that you can actually learn a lot about a situation when you actually see it for yourself!

Abnersnoot’s Blog

America, this is your tax dollars at work. We continue to create 5 billion dollars in dept every 5 weeks. that is $1,000,000,000.00 every seven days. How much do you think goes to schools, roads, levee’s, helping the average American out…not nearly as much as goes to organizations like ACORN.

On Man’s Thoughts (On Census Bureau cutting ties with ACORN)

People, we won another battle it keep our country free. Keep up the pressure. We can stop Obama and his socialist agenda.

The Universe Exists for My Amusement (On Census Bureau cutting ties with ACORN)

The ACORN falls from the tree and is crushed under the heel of a boot.

PUMABydesign001’s Blog

ACORN is crooked and should be investigated, prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and all government funding to this organization should cease immediately.  It is that simple.  BRING ACORN DOWN!!!!

Legacy of my Fathers

ACORN’s towers are falling. I’m tellin’ you, ACORN is done. They can’t recover from this.

I had to scrounge about the blogosphere to dig these up.  With the mainstream media blocking this out completely, there haven’t been too many reactions to this story.

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Latest ACORN News Round-up: More Help For Prostitutes and a Bit of Good News

Friday’s are always very busy for me, so I didn’t have time for the post-a-thon that I went through yesterday regarding the ACORN prostitution scandal.  Many would say I’m running this into the ground, to which I’d say that I’m just picking up the slack for ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CBS, etc.

In today’s “Spotlight on ACORN” segment, we see that the prostitution incident that happened in Baltimore was not an isolated incident, as video tape came in today of a very similar situation at the ACORN D.C. office.  Now, I’m going to have an EXTREMELY hard time being convinced that these were the only two instances of this taking place.  I’m sure less extreme cases of this occur all to often in ACORN offices across the country.

My first question is, how do these people get hired?  The answer:  The people running ACORN are even more corrupt, they’re just not blaringly obvious and they are smarter about.  The two Baltimore employees were fired yesterday because they didn’t meet ACORNS “quality standards of professionalism”, not because they advised a girl on how to successfully traffic 13 El Salvadorian teens into America.  They also issued a statement similar to Van Jones’s that said this was a smear campaign by the right and the stunt had been pulled in several offices unsuccessfully.  Well first off, using actually video footage of an event that paints a negative picture of something is not a smear campign; it is fact.  Secondly, if other offices didn’t give them aid, then those employees weren’t as corrupt and immoral as the ladies at the Baltimore office.  The fact that it was able to happen at all scares me enough.

The Good News is…..

The Census Buruea cut ties with ACORN, who was previously scheduled to help with the 2010 census.  A special thanks to Jerry Hosey (jhosey1206.wordpress.com) for alerting of this issue.  At least there have been a few reprocussions for ACORN as a group.  Maybe they’ll learn from this and not hire such bimbos to lead their offices.

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My Follow Up to Yesterday: Which of the Mainstream Media Outlets Reported on the ACORN Prostitution Story Today?

Yesterday afternoon I spent several hours being totally frustrated and angry.  It all started with the ACORN story, but quickly my aggravation began to stem from something else: the mainstream media’s complete refusal to cover or even mention the story.  That quickly began the bigger deal to me.

To follow up my posts from yesterday about the blatant media bias, I did my rounds on the internet to check and see if CNN, MSNBC, and others had posted anything at all on their websites.  I figure a day and a half is more than enough to have your say, right?   Here’s what I found:

  • CNN- CNN posted a story on their website at around 9 AM CST.  The articles’s headline stated that ACORN employees had “allegedly” been caught advising a prostitute, but the actual body of the article was good, fair, and didn’t try to sugar coat anything.  CNN did, however, give Joe Wilson’s “You Lie” outburst precedence over the ACORN scandal by putting it as the featured story.  CNN earns a 6.5 out of 10 Elephants for their coverage.
  • MSNBC- This is a most deplorable network.  As of now (1 PM CST), they have yet to mention a word of this story on their website.  Their lead story is the anniversary of 9/11, wich is definitely worthy news.  However, ignoring the ACORN issue is not acceptable.  As expected, MSNBC earns 0 out of 10 Elephants for their non-coverage.
  • ABC- I was unable to find any word of the story on any of their news show websites, such as Nightline and Primetime, but their websites are rather hard to navigate so I could have missed it.  Until further inspection, they remained unrated.
  • NBC- Their Dateline website was devoid of any coverage of the story.  Their featured stories were the same as those on MSNBC.com.  NBC is awarded 0 out of 10 Elephants for their non-coverage.
  • AOL News- I realize this isn’t an official news source, but it is the number 1 internet home page in the world.  So it does have some effect.  I thought surely they’d put the story as the feature, but they opted out and instead talked about the “What Gender is She??” controversy surrounding that runner.  The ACORN story was listed as the second story in “Also in the Headlines” on the main news slide, and while it’s good it was on the main page, the article itself is very poor in quality.  A two line paragraph gives the bare bones of what happened, and it is then followed by ACORN’s rebuttle and comments on the two journalists who filmed them.  Better still is the fact that the ACORN story was featured along with Rep. Joe Wilson’s “You Lie!” outburst.  It was 5 short paragraphs of ACORN and then as soon as it finished it said in bold “Quote of the Week”, then went on to talk about Joe Wilson.  How these two are in anyway related is beyond me.  AOL gets a 4.5 out of 10 for mentioning it, but not really reporting it as its own story.

DISCLAIMER: I wrote this own my lunch break today, but for some reason it didn’t post so I just resubmitted it.  If any of the information has changed, please let me know so I’m not spreading lies.  Also, it’s my understanding that AOL took the story completely off their main page, or any of the “Featured” slides.  Unacceptable.

What do you think of this blatant disregard to real journalism?  Have these networks forgotten their jobs? Remember, it’s our responsibility to stand up and do what’s right for this country.  Leave your comments below or send an e-mail to theconservativejournal@gmail.com.  Don’t forget to bookmark The Conservative Journal and sign up for the RSS Feed and the daily e-mail newsletter.

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Poll of the Day: Does the Recent ACORN Scandal Surprise You?

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The ACORN Prostitute Scandal: It’s Our Responsibility to Inform the Public, How To Be The Difference

America,

It’s all of our responsibilities, whether conservative, liberal, independent, moderate, clueless, etc., to do what is right for our great nation.  Our founding fathers worked hard to create the America we are blessed to have today, and I honestly think they are rolling in their graves at the corruption and fraud that exists in our government.  ACORN’s been caught advising a prostitute on how to evade her taxes and keep her operation a secret, and billions of dollars are thrown away daily on worthless pet projects throughout the country and we’ve got to do something about it.  The mainstream media, including major news networks CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, etc., have not mentioned a word of the ACORN scandal.  They’ve had since 9 AM this morning to issue a statement, roll it across the news ticker, or anything at all to anounce to their viewers what is going on with our tax dollars and they have yet to do so.  Just to be clear: The major networks, with the exception to Fox News, have not reported ONE WORD on the ACORN scandal.

As citizens who love our country and don’t want to see our tax dollars funneled into corrupt organizations, we’ve got to STAND UP.  Don’t just watch from your chair and say “Well man, that’s unfortunate”.  If 99% of the media as a whole won’t put the pressure on our government, Democrats and Republicans alike, we’ve got to do it ourselves.  Don’t think you can’t make a difference.  If we all stand up against this, we won’t just make a difference, we’ll be the difference.

How to be the Difference:

  • Tell everyone you know of the ACORN story.  If you don’t want to come straight out and say “There’s a video of ACORN telling a prostitute how to cheat her taxes”, simply ask “Have you heard about ACORN” and go with it.  Totally painless, and extremely powerful.  Nothing travels faster than word of mouth.
  • Use Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, etc., to your advantage.  Twitter statuses are perfect to get the word out.  Currently, “ACORN” is barely in the top 10 subjects most mentioned in Twitter updates according to Trending Topics.  Clearly, the country does yet know.  Relay the message to everyone to tweet the story over Twitter.  If enough do it, the message will get out.  You should put a link to an article on the issue in your update, simply copy and paste one of the articles below into your Facebook, Myspace, or Twitter status.  Here are some you can use:
  • E-mail the story to everyone.  Leave it in comments on blog posts about relevant topics with one of the above links.
  • If you have a blog, by all means write about this issue.  Even a blog with two faithful readers will influence those two to stand up.  If your a member of any forums at all, find where this story will fit in and post a link to one of the above articles.
  • Send this article to everyone so they’ll know what do.  It’s not about how many readers I can get through this.  It’s for the good of America and our future.  If the only thing that happens because of this is the termination of the two employees, then no one will have learned anything and it will surely happen again.  If for some reason your anti The Conservative Journal, I don’t care if you copy and paste this and post it on your blog or e-mail it to a friend.  I’d love to get credit for it, but If you will only post or send this if I don’t get any it’s worth the loss.

Please do this for the good of America.  I’m making a commitment to do all that I can to get this story out.  I’m going to keep drilling this to you and other readers of this blog daily.  It’s necessary that this story gets out if we want any of it to get better.  Let your voice be heard and be the difference.

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TCJ Arena Smackdown 2009: Come Up With a New Acronym for ACORN!- Blog Contest

Yeah I dont have a trophy this nice.

Yeah I don't have a trophy this nice.

Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now

Above are the words that make up ACORN.  However, with today’s recent revelations, they are hardly fitting to their actual message.  For my first ever contest on this blog, I’d like to ask everyone to send in their suggestions and ideas for a new acronym for ACORN.  Whether it be a jab the help they gave the prostitute, or something that better describes their mission, all ideas are very welcomed.  At this time, there’s no prize for winning, but the best acronyms will be featured on the site.  And if you have a blog and you are featured on the site, I’ll be glad to throw the link up there.

Send any ideas to theconservativejournal@gmail.com, or leave them below in a comment!

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Video of the Day: Full Video of the Prostitute in the ACORN Office, Courtesy of BigGovernment.com

Here’s the complete video of what’s detailed further and put in perspective in this article.

Part I

Part II

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The Big Glenn Beck Story: ACORN Giving A Prostitute Tax Evading Advice, Caught on Tape!

I wonder if these people are prostitutes on the side?

I wonder if these people are prostitutes on the side?

I raced home early today to watch today’s episode of Glenn Beck because I simply couldn’t wait to watch it tonight.  I Googled the scandal today during lunch and was pretty shocked at what I saw.  I’ve known ACORN was corrupt since we started hearing about their “work” a few years ago, but I never knew they were this corrupt.  I don’t know if this is an isolated incident (I mean I imagine they don’t get too many clients like this), but if the prostitute’s request went through this time without a hitch, I can’t imagine what other evasion they’ve guided along.

For those that don’t know what’s going on (Unless you watch Fox News or have Googled the scandal directly, you probably don’t) here’s a little recap:  Two aspiring journalists went into ACORN’s Baltimore office acting as a pimp and a prostitute in order to get tips on how to cheat their taxes, among other things.  Much to even my surprise, the two ACORN employees helped the two on everything they asked.  And though one did at one point say that their actions were illegal (She then said that she wouldn’t tell anyone, she didn’t even know as far as anyone else was concerned), the other encouraged her along and told her not to be ashamed of anything she did.  That’s pretty much the bare-bones of the story.

This is a real problem.  I’m not linking Barack Obama to this event in any way, but his ties to ACORN are deep: he used to be a lawyer for them and in December of 2007 he told a gathering of ACORN members that their input would be used during his term in office.  Not only that, but ACORN was listed in the stimulus package for a nice sum of nearly $10 billion.  So let’s sort this out one more team: a government funded organization that has full support of our COMMANDER IN CHIEF gives tax cheating advice to prostitutes.  That’s pretty much all there is to say.

I’m sure more revelations will present themselves before this story runs its course.  However, if you want to see anything at all about the developments you’ll have to tune into Fox News.  I’m not just saying that because Fox News is the only cable news channel that reports the news.  I’m saying it because as I type this post, the only news channel that has reported even one word about it is Fox News.  Not one mention by CNN, MSNBC, HLN, or any other news channel.  This is big, big news, how can they expect to remain credible when they haven’t covered it in any way?

As I said earlier, I’m sure we’ll hear more from this story and I’ll be here to keep you updated with my opinion along the way.  Voice your concerns directly to ACORN by looking up your states office and phone number here.  If the Mainstream Media isn’t putting the pressure on them, someone’s got too.

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Watch the full video of the interviews with ACORN by clicking here.

**Piece of irony: A friend of mine in Mississippi text me today and said: “Funny thing is, our ACORN office is on Hooker Street.”  Just a bit of humor to keep you from going insane now that you know your tax payer dollars could be going to help prostitutes evade their taxes.

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Rick

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