ACORN Bankruptcy Filing Raises New Questions and Concerns

By Ed Barnes, FOX News Bryan Rudnick of ACORN Watch, a political watchdog group, called the Chapter 7 bankruptcy “a shell game” and charged that ACORN was not disbanding, as the court records indicate, but simply “transforming” into a new entity. “This is ACORN being ACORN,” he said. “Unlike most of us, ACORN doesn’t rely on computers, so it will … Read More

ACORN Bankruptcy Filing Raises New Questions and Concerns

By Ed Barnes, FOX News While the rest of the nation was out voting last Tuesday, ACORN — the major voter registration organization in cities and among the poor — was quietly filing for bankruptcy in a Brooklyn, N.Y., courthouse a few blocks from its main office. But despite the bankruptcy filing, many of the group’s critics remain suspicious of … Read More

Saving Our Health Care

Since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in March 2010, more and more Americans have realized that this legislation is not true reform. Instead, it further complicates a broken system, takes away choice from patients and doctors, and drives up health care spending for the government and for individuals. This invasive and unprecedented abuse of government … Read More

Social Media’s Impact on the Midterm Elections

By Anthony Calabrese, Mashable Social media is changing the face of democracy in the U.S., and Facebook is leading the way. The 2010 congressional elections were just the latest example of how the social web is driving real-world change in ways the founding fathers never dreamed of. On Facebook, more than 12 million people used the “I voted” button this … Read More

Social media midterm election coverage plays big

By Craig Howie, Los Angeles Times Twitter, Facebook, Google and Foursquare all did their bit for democracy Tuesday with election-themed widgets and services appearing on their pages. Facebook featured an online vote counter, which appears at the top of a user’s feed and allows users to click to say they voted, which earns them an “I voted” badge they can … Read More

Pledging Allegiance to ObamaCare Repeal

By Michael Tennant, The New American “They passed it without even reading it. But we’ve read it now. And it’s even worse than we thought.” “It,” of course, is the nearly 1,000 pages of legislation in two laws (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act) that created the monstrosity now known colloquially … Read More

Pledging Allegiance to ObamaCare Repeal

By Michael Tennant, The New American “They passed it without even reading it. But we’ve read it now. And it’s even worse than we thought.” “It,” of course, is the nearly 1,000 pages of legislation in two laws (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act) that created the monstrosity now known colloquially … Read More

New Data: Can Twitter Predict Elections?

By Dan Zarella, DanZarella.com With the 2010 midterm elections coming up on Tuesday, I decided to look into the correlation of candidates Twitter accounts and their recent performance in polls. I gathered a random sample of 30 senate, house and governor races from RealClearPolitics database of recent election polls and gathered each the number of followers had by each candidate … Read More

A Citizen’s Guide to a Free and Fair Election

While reports of voter fraud are increasing and potential recounts are looming nationwide, ASG President Bryan Rudnick has published “A Citizen’s Guide to a Free and Fair Election” for the 1776Coalition.com. The whitepaper can be used to assist campaigns, political parties, poll watchers and concerned citizens who seek to ensure our democratic republic remains intact on Election Day and beyond. … Read More