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shawn703 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:44 PM
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Help me understand this about ACORN
Several employees are on a video explaining ways to break the law. From the outrage I've seen, the actions of these employees reflect on the entire organization and that organization should be thrown out with the bathwater, even though their mission is otherwise a good one.

Are these outraged people advocating getting rid of entire police departments because of a few bad cops?
The military because of a few bad soldiers?
Their political parties because of a few corrupt politicians?
Their churches because of a few bad clergy?
Their employers because of a few bad employees?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stereotype anyone?
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:49 PM
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a link to what you are refering to is really required for anyone to answer properly. dont watch Faux
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:51 PM
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4. Thankfully other DUers do....
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:49 PM
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1.  dupe....
Edited on Wed Sep-16-09 12:50 PM by sam sarrha
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BlooInBloo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:50 PM
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2. Nope. That reasoning applies to ACORN, and only to ACORN. For some utterly mysterious reason.
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CJCRANE Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:50 PM
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3. O'Keefe is the new Borat.
He has a future doing comedy stunts.
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 12:56 PM
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5. I HEARD THE aCORN PEOPLE WERE SPOOFING THE PEOPLE BECAUST THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE SPOOFING THEM.sorry
for the caps.. they got stuck
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CJCRANE Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 01:02 PM
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6. It wasn't much different than what Sacha Baron Cohen does.
Dress up, put people in bizarre situations and make them say stupid things. It isn't worth serious news coverage.
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aikoaiko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-16-09 01:16 PM
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7. Acorn and Blackwater get very little slack.

;)
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