New York Times burried Obama ACORN major donor story before the election

‘New York Times’ Spiked Obama Donor Story

The New York Times building is shown in New York on June 2008. The Times pulled a story about Barack Obama’s campaign ties to ACORN. (Frank Franklin II/Associated Press)

Congressional Testimony: ‘Game-Changer’ Article Would Have Connected Campaign With ACORN

Constitutional crisis.
This story was published in the Philadelphia Bulletin. Did you see this in your local favorite newspaper?
By Michael P. Tremoglie, The Bulletin
Monday, March 30, 2009

 

A lawyer involved with legal action against Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) told a House Judiciary subcommittee on March 19 The New York Times had killed a story in October that would have shown a close link between ACORN, Project Vote and the Obama campaign because it would have been a “a game changer.” 

Heather Heidelbaugh, who represented the Pennsylvania Republican State Committee in the lawsuit against the group, recounted for the ommittee what she had been told by a former ACORN worker who had worked in the group’s Washington, D.C. office. The former worker, Anita Moncrief, told Ms. Heidelbaugh last October, during the state committee’s litigation against ACORN, she had been a “confidential informant for several months to The New York Times reporter, Stephanie Strom.”

Ms. Moncrief had been providing Ms. Strom with information about ACORN’s election activities. Ms. Strom had written several stories based on information Ms. Moncrief had given her.

During her testimony, Ms. Heidelbaugh said Ms. Moncrief had told her The New York Times articles stopped when she revealed that the Obama presidential campaign had sent its maxed-out donor list to ACORN’s Washington, D.C. office.

Ms. Moncrief told Ms. Heidelbaugh the campaign had asked her and her boss to “reach out to the maxed-out donors and solicit donations from them for Get Out the Vote efforts to be run by ACORN.”

Ms. Heidelbaugh then told the congressional panel:

“Upon learning this information and receiving the list of donors from the Obama campaign, Ms. Strom reported to Ms. Moncrief that her editors at The New York Times wanted her to kill the story because, and I quote, “it was a game changer.”’

Ms. Moncrief made her first overture to Ms. Heidelbaugh after The New York Times allegedly spiked the story — on Oct. 21, 2008. Last fall, she testified under oath about what she had learned about ACORN from her years in its Washington, D.C. office. Although she was present at the congressional hearing, she did not testify.

U.S. Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wisc., the ranking Republican on the committee, said the interactions between the Obama campaign and ACORN, as described by Ms. Moncrief, and attested to before the committee by Ms. Heidelbaugh, could possibly violate federal election law, and “ACORN has a pattern of getting in trouble for violating federal election laws.”  

He also voiced criticism of The New York Times.

“If true, The New York Times is showing once again that it is a not an impartial observer of the political scene,” he said. “If they want to be a mouthpiece for the Democratic Party, they should put Barack Obama approves of this in their newspaper.”

Academicians and journalism experts expressed similar criticism of the Times.

When newspapers start reporting the news, and both sides to an issue, letting us make up my own mind, rather than having it influenced by the unionist/socialist agenda, we will start reading again…until then, God save the Internet.
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The Clinton Machine May Have Stole the New Hampshire Primary from Obama. Voter Fraud Just Like Florida in 2000.

By Mick Gregory

Hillary Hijacking Election
Major allegations of vote fraud in New Hampshire
Constitutional Crisis
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Update: Feb. 16, 2008

Wire reports by AP and the NYT found that 80 voting districts in last week’s New York primary election had zero votes for Obma, including districts in Harlem.

Does that bother Obama supporters? The Hillary Clinton machine is not going to let up. Look out in Ohio.


John Kerry knows the Clintons and knew how they are trying to cheat their way to the White House at the expense of a member of their own party, that he endorsed Obama a day after the New Hampshire fiasco.

The New Hampshire primary exposed the cheating the Democrat party has been up to in some areas for the past decade. But the liberal media stays away from that story.

Today, the voting machines are largely on Diebold optical-scan voting systems, wholly controlled and programmed by a very seedy company named LHS Associates. The real story in Florida’s Democrat-controlled wards has been reversed and blamed on Bush. It was in reality about voter fraud by the Democrat machine, before and after the “chad counting” in the 2000 election. How many believe it was Republicans trying to decide the “voters’ intent” by counting bumps on a card?

Those chad producing punch cards have been replaced by Diebold op-scan machines == the same ones that were hacked in the HBO documentary, “Hacking Democracy.” Yet, there are plenty of the old fashion paper ballots floating around for the tried and true ballot stuffing. That’s another trick that Hugo Chavez uses.

The pre-election and exit poll numbers were right-on on the Republican side, as well as on the Democratic side. Except except for the do-or-die Clinton vs. Obama race.

Had Hillary lost in NH, all the money would have stopped and she would have wasted $100 million on her failed campaign. The aroma of flop sweat was in the air. And panic set in. Her back and those of her backers were against the wall. This was her last chance.

Here are the facts. Precincts in pro-Obama districts ran out of ballots before noon in many cases.
All the polls had Obama with double digit leads. Hillary ended up pulling off the win by some 4 percentage points in the wee hours of today.

Donations for Obama are still pouring in at record levels. Hillary’s have stopped. Obama’s crowds were 10 times the level in people and octaves than Hillary’s. The voter support doesn’t match the voting results.

Now there are whispers of the Clintons were van pooling in voters from New York and the entire tri-state area. Even the Clinton machine out did itself this time.

But in reality, all Hillary did was delay the inevitable. And insiders on Obama’s side are fighting mad. They can play the same game. Next, watch what happens to Hillary in Michigan, then South Carolina. She won’t have the pull in those states. But Florida is trouble. Hillary’s henchmen are probably already stuffing ballots in voting boxes in my opinion.

Hopefully, some of her own supporters will see what Hillary attempted to do to the first black American with a good chance to become president.

Update: The issue is not going away. Major allegations of vote fraud in New Hampshire are circulating after Hillary Clinton reversed a mammoth pre-polling deficit to defeat Barack Obama with the aid of Diebold electronic voting machines… From a Boston website called BostonNow.com.

More reports coming in, this one from slashdot:
“Multiple indications of vote fraud are beginning to pop up regarding the New Hampshire primary elections. Roughly 80% of New Hampshire precincts use Diebold machines, while the remaining 20% are hand counted. A Black Box Voting contributor has compiled a chart of results from hand counted precincts vs. results from machine counted precincts. In machine counted precincts, Clinton beat Obama by almost 5%. In hand counted precincts, Obama beat Clinton by over 4%, which closely matches the scientific polls that were conducted leading up to the election. Another issue is the Republican results from Sutton precinct. The final results showed Ron Paul with 0 votes in Sutton. The next day a Ron Paul supporter came forward claiming that both she and several of her family members had voted for Ron Paul in Sutton. Black Box Voting reports that after being asked about the discrepancy Sutton officials decided that Ron Paul actually received 31 votes in Sutton, but they were left off of the tally sheet due to ‘human error.'”

Time to come forward, for America. Tell the truth about New Hampshire.