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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 02:28 PM
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ACORN: Video repeatedly featured on Beck the result of "an obvious set of lies and manipulations"
... "They were not believable", said Ms. Kaelke of the two actors. "Somewhat entertaining, but they weren't even good actors. I didn't know what to make of them. They were clearly playing with me. I decided to shock them as much as they were shocking me. Like Stephan Colbert does - saying the most outrageous things with a straight face." While her sense of humor might not be funny to many people, the fact is that she spun false scenario after false scenario and the videographer ate them up.

For example, in response to the set-up by the filmmakers in which they say they are trying get the young woman away from her abusive pimp, she responds that she was abused by her former husband as well (true) and that she shot and killed him (false). He is very much alive and living near Barstow, CA ...

Further, as the actors repeatedly noted how nice she was being, Ms Kaelke responded, also repeatedly, that her "niceness" was just her, not ACORN. "My supervisor would shoot this down like faster than a bat out of hell."

When the actors talked about bringing 12-13 year olds in from another country, supposedly because they needed a lot of money fast for a political campaign, Ms. Kaelke said, "You are going to need it for a lawyer!" ...

http://mediamatters.org/mmtv/200909150047
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spooky3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 07:53 PM
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1. Go mediamatters! We need truthtelling.
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