Best picture this dweeb has ever taken, from Gawker.
Whenever there is a fresh right-wing world freakout going on (you know, Clang! FOX "News" Alert!), I roll my eyes. That's because so many of them are either not at all what they say they are, they're a cherry-picked nugget of outrage in an overall innocuous non-story, or they are freshly driven bullshit. And the king prince jester of the bullshit pushers is twerp-faced James O'Keefe.
O'Keefe puts together "sting" operations, and...Read Full Story
Ever really wanted an inside look at the relationship between government, unions and your tax dollars in action?
James O’Keefe’s new Project Veritas video is a stunning exposé of union corruption surrounding so-called “shovel ready” jobs. In typically irreverent Project Veritas style, O’Keefe introduces a new company: Earth Supply and Renewal. What do they do? O’Keefe explains:
First, our excavation specialists insert their shovels into the ground and remove the soil. This presents...Read Full Story
The rightwing activist has paid damages to my Acorn colleague, but millions of underprivileged Americans go uncompensatedIn this season of redemption, I am reminded of a saying my grandmother had for those who were deceitful, who lied or committed bad acts. Anytime we heard a story of something someone had done to harm another, she would say:"God don't like ugly and the devil is a liar."More than three years ago, a man named James O'Keefe, paid by rightwing media entrepreneur Andrew Breitbart...Read Full Story
NYU's Jay RosenNYU's Jay Rosen is a very smart fellow. I've heard him speak on many occasions about the transformation taking place in the worlds of media and journalism. He even joined one of our Publicity Club of New York panels back when the sea change had not fully taken hold. I was thus surprised to see him in the news last week for an entirely different reason.He apparently was caught in a sting orchestrated by right-wing video prankster James O'Keefe of Acorn and NPR-defaming fame. Mr...Read Full Story
The remarkable aspect of the $100,000 settlement agreement between guerrilla videographer James O’Keefe and a former ACORN staffer is not that big money is involved. It’s not that it carries an apology from O’Keefe himself. It’s that we can read each and every word of the settlement agreement.
Not that O’Keefe and his people wanted it that way. “They requested confidentiality and we said no,” says Eugene Iredale, attorney for Juan Carlos Vera, the ACORN...Read Full Story
James O'Keefe (born June 28, 1984) is a conservative journalist and activist known for capturing video footage that he said proved corruption within ACORN. He was arrested after allegedly trying to bug the phone system of Democratic Louisiana Senator Mary Landieu. Find more news and articles about James O'Keefe here.