Martha Coakley’s Convictions

The role played by the U.S. Senate candidate in a notorious sex case raises questions about her judgment.

By Dorothy Rabinowitz The Wall Street Journal January 14, 2010

The story of the Amiraults of Massachusetts, and of the prosecution that had turned the lives of this thriving American family to dust, was well known to […]

A Fells Acres Chronology

by Bob Chatelle The Amirault Tragedy

Malden, Massachusetts, 1984 In 1966, at age 42, Violet Amirault — abandoned to raise her two children — took herself off the welfare rolls by starting a small daycare service in the basement of her home in Malden, Massachusetts.

This grew to the thriving Fells Acres Day School, which […]

Involvement in Amirault case makes Martha Coakley unfit to replace Ted Kennedy as Senator

by Daniel Weaver Albany CPS and Family Court Examiner September 4, 2009

Martha Coakley, the current Massachusetts Attorney General, is not fit to be a United States Senator. Anyone who thinks so only needs to study the Fells Acres Day Care case. The Fells Acres Day Care was started by Violet Amirault and run with […]

ACORN Whitewash: What ACORN Won’t Tell You About the ‘Audit’ it Bought

by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA)

On September 16, 2009, with much fanfare, ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis announced that ACORN was hiring an independent auditor to review its internal processes. Yesterday, the former Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger produced a report finding ACORN, as a corporation, engaged in administrative negligence.

This of course has not […]

ACORN Vows ‘Serious’ Internal Probe, Sues Filmmakers

A Boston attorney hired by ACORN to conduct an independent, internal review of its practices vowed a “no hold’s barred” investigation on Wednesday into the grassroots organization. Wednesday, September 23, 2009

ACORN, in response to an undercover expose of potential wrongdoing by some employees, pledged Wednesday to follow through on plans to conduct a […]