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The ACORN scandal, then and now

This week the Brooklyn D.A.'s office concluded a four-month investigation into the controversial ACORN sting videos produced last fall and found no criminality carried...

Gonzo conservative activist-media guys O’Keefe and Wetmore got married, Shattner-Spader style

Conservative activist and now notorious U.S. Senate office phone-tamperer James O'Keefe and his mentor Ben Wetmore video-taped themselves in 2008 going to three state...

Phone-tamperer O’Keefe’s bad week gets worse: Judge rules ACORN defunding unconstitutional

James O'Keefe has admitted spearheading a misguided "phone-tampering" operation at Sen. Mary Landieu's office in New Orleans this week. "As an investigative journalist,...

Upside-down Watergate: O’Keefe was always the break-in phone-tapper, not the journalist

No one knows what a journalist is anymore and maybe that's good. But when thirty-one lawmakers on one side of the aisle in Congress...

Conservatives edge away from anti-ACORN filmmaker caught in wiretap scandal

On Monday morning, Joseph Basel and Robert Flanagan, both age 24, dressed up as telephone company workers and walked into the New Orleans office of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.). Inside the office, waiting for them, was James O’Keefe, the 25-year-old conservative activist who posed as a pimp in 2009 for a series of undercover videos that badly damaged the national community organization ACORN. As Basel and Flanagan clumsily worked on the phones, O’Keefe was recording them for a reason that remains unknown. When the “repairmen” and accomplices were asked for ID, they gave themselves up and were arrested.

Anti-ACORN pile on creates bad legislation and lawmaker confusion

The Minnesota Independent is reporting that U.S. Rep and conservative Christian firebrand Michele Bachmann is going after ACORN again, calling for a congressional investigation...