ACORN gets another 350K in taxpayer dollars.

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An organization affiliated with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) received a new cash infusion from U.S. taxpayers in early September, amounting to $350,000.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Affordable Housing Centers of America (AHCOA) $350,000 in early September. This newly discovered funding is in addition to the $300,000 AHCOA secured in August, as The Daily Caller reported last week.

The new grant was part of a $10 million HUD funding package announced on September 2. Unlike the $300,000 from early August, HUD specifically awarded this $350,000 to AHCOA Pennsylvania, a local affiliate of the national group based in Chicago.

Critics say each time the Obama administration funds an ACORN-related group, greater sums of money are involved and the result is more troubling.

“HUD’s September 2, 2011 grant obligation is the latest instance of federal dollars being improperly steered to an entity with a history of financial mismanagement and election activities paid for by the American taxpayer,” Freedom Through Justice Foundation executive director Dan Epstein told TheDC.

“In just the past year, AHCOA’s receipts from HUD have gone from $80,000 to $300,000 to $350,000; it’s a short matter of time before AHCOA is receiving several million dollars per year of taxpayer dollars,” Epstein adds.

In September 2009, Congress passed a law banning federal funding of ACORN and its affiliates, allies and subsidiaries. ACORN challenged the federal government’s authority to ban its funding, but the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against the activist group, upholding the federal law.

In June of this year the Supreme Court declined to hear ACORN’s appeal of the Second Circuit Court’s ruling, refusing toconsider overturning the lower court’s ruling.

AHCOA was previously named “Acorn Housing Corporation” and conducted business with ACORN itself before changing its name in late 2009.

Until the end of August, AHCOA’s website boasted that it was “formerly Acorn Housing Corporation.” The organization has since removed that historical note from the site, but still boasts about having existed “since 1985” in some press releases.
ACORN | $350,000 | Affiliate | The Daily Caller

So it still looks like we're funding this agency- (just under a different name)-As you remember ACORN was being investigated in 17 different states for voter fraud. Undercover people went into to ACORN offices--to discuss underage prostitution--and the employees at this agency advised them on how to get away with it--along with how not to pay any taxes--and the Federal Government cut them off.


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This should be no surprise. Obama has to buy his support now cause the whole hopey, changey bubble burst.

This is the exact reason why NO NEW TAXES are needed.
 

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This is why we need to abolish many of these federal departments. Too many of them lack oversight and have too broad authority to do what they want.
 

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I don't know what you all are complaining about. Right there in the enumerated powers of the Constitution there is something about funding ACORN-like organizations, I'm just sure of it.

In all seriousness, it's a drop in the bucket of debt, one of thousands of federal pet projects that, as of today, has each of us that pays taxes owing $131,604.

In my best obnoxious DJ voice: "On it's way to 200 grand with a bullet, it's the latest hit from the boys in Washington, "Printin' Benjamins!""

Over an equally obnoxious rap loop:

We be printin Benjamins all day long
We be spending for mo hoes up in down da schlong
When da mailman bring me the bill to pay
We say fuck 'em we'll blow his ass away
Yea we're entitled you muther fuckin' bitch
We'll spend what we want and we take it from the rich
 
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An organization affiliated with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) received a new cash infusion from U.S. taxpayers in early September, amounting to $350,000.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Affordable Housing Centers of America (AHCOA) $350,000 in early September. This newly discovered funding is in addition to the $300,000 AHCOA secured in August, as The Daily Caller reported last week.

The new grant was part of a $10 million HUD funding package announced on September 2. Unlike the $300,000 from early August, HUD specifically awarded this $350,000 to AHCOA Pennsylvania, a local affiliate of the national group based in Chicago.

Critics say each time the Obama administration funds an ACORN-related group, greater sums of money are involved and the result is more troubling.

“HUD’s September 2, 2011 grant obligation is the latest instance of federal dollars being improperly steered to an entity with a history of financial mismanagement and election activities paid for by the American taxpayer,” Freedom Through Justice Foundation executive director Dan Epstein told TheDC.

“In just the past year, AHCOA’s receipts from HUD have gone from $80,000 to $300,000 to $350,000; it’s a short matter of time before AHCOA is receiving several million dollars per year of taxpayer dollars,” Epstein adds.

In September 2009, Congress passed a law banning federal funding of ACORN and its affiliates, allies and subsidiaries. ACORN challenged the federal government’s authority to ban its funding, but the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against the activist group, upholding the federal law.

In June of this year the Supreme Court declined to hear ACORN’s appeal of the Second Circuit Court’s ruling, refusing toconsider overturning the lower court’s ruling.

AHCOA was previously named “Acorn Housing Corporation” and conducted business with ACORN itself before changing its name in late 2009.

Until the end of August, AHCOA’s website boasted that it was “formerly Acorn Housing Corporation.” The organization has since removed that historical note from the site, but still boasts about having existed “since 1985” in some press releases.
ACORN | $350,000 | Affiliate | The Daily Caller

So it still looks like we're funding this agency- (just under a different name)-As you remember ACORN was being investigated in 17 different states for voter fraud. Undercover people went into to ACORN offices--to discuss underage prostitution--and the employees at this agency advised them on how to get away with it--along with how not to pay any taxes--and the Federal Government cut them off.


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Blatantly unconscionable.

This stinks so bad that not having a congressional criminal investigation of this flagrant corruption is simply unacceptable.
 

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How do these corrupt organizations get our tax money so easily when all I want to do is keep alittle more of what I earn? These people with political ties can get our money, but we can't. It's just wrong on so many levels.
 

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What have they actually proven acorn has done? I really want to know.
The only thing I have seen is where temps made up names to help their numbers to keep their job. There could be something out there, so I am asking to see if anything has been proven.
 

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In September 2009, Congress passed a law banning federal funding of ACORN and its affiliates, allies and subsidiaries. ACORN challenged the federal government’s authority to ban its funding, but the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against the activist group, upholding the federal law.
Given that, how can this "donation" possibly be legal? Where's the freaking Oversight Committee(s) ripping the administration or HUD or whoever a new one?
 

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This should be no surprise. Obama has to buy his support now cause the whole hopey, changey bubble burst.

This is the exact reason why NO NEW TAXES are needed.
I see more dimwit voter fraud to try to keep him in office in the next election.
 

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An organization affiliated with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) received a new cash infusion from U.S. taxpayers in early September, amounting to $350,000.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Affordable Housing Centers of America (AHCOA) $350,000 in early September. This newly discovered funding is in addition to the $300,000 AHCOA secured in August, as The Daily Caller reported last week.

The new grant was part of a $10 million HUD funding package announced on September 2. Unlike the $300,000 from early August, HUD specifically awarded this $350,000 to AHCOA Pennsylvania, a local affiliate of the national group based in Chicago.

Critics say each time the Obama administration funds an ACORN-related group, greater sums of money are involved and the result is more troubling.

“HUD’s September 2, 2011 grant obligation is the latest instance of federal dollars being improperly steered to an entity with a history of financial mismanagement and election activities paid for by the American taxpayer,” Freedom Through Justice Foundation executive director Dan Epstein told TheDC.

“In just the past year, AHCOA’s receipts from HUD have gone from $80,000 to $300,000 to $350,000; it’s a short matter of time before AHCOA is receiving several million dollars per year of taxpayer dollars,” Epstein adds.

In September 2009, Congress passed a law banning federal funding of ACORN and its affiliates, allies and subsidiaries. ACORN challenged the federal government’s authority to ban its funding, but the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against the activist group, upholding the federal law.

In June of this year the Supreme Court declined to hear ACORN’s appeal of the Second Circuit Court’s ruling, refusing toconsider overturning the lower court’s ruling.

AHCOA was previously named “Acorn Housing Corporation” and conducted business with ACORN itself before changing its name in late 2009.

Until the end of August, AHCOA’s website boasted that it was “formerly Acorn Housing Corporation.” The organization has since removed that historical note from the site, but still boasts about having existed “since 1985” in some press releases.
ACORN | $350,000 | Affiliate | The Daily Caller

So it still looks like we're funding this agency- (just under a different name)-As you remember ACORN was being investigated in 17 different states for voter fraud. Undercover people went into to ACORN offices--to discuss underage prostitution--and the employees at this agency advised them on how to get away with it--along with how not to pay any taxes--and the Federal Government cut them off.


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there will always b communist countries - as long as there is a communist demokrat party
 

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an organization affiliated with the association of community organizations for reform now (acorn) received a new cash infusion from u.s. Taxpayers in early september, amounting to $350,000.

The department of housing and urban development (hud) awarded the affordable housing centers of america (ahcoa) $350,000 in early september. This newly discovered funding is in addition to the $300,000 ahcoa secured in august, as the daily caller reported last week.

The new grant was part of a $10 million hud funding package announced on september 2. Unlike the $300,000 from early august, hud specifically awarded this $350,000 to ahcoa pennsylvania, a local affiliate of the national group based in chicago.

Critics say each time the obama administration funds an acorn-related group, greater sums of money are involved and the result is more troubling.

“hud’s september 2, 2011 grant obligation is the latest instance of federal dollars being improperly steered to an entity with a history of financial mismanagement and election activities paid for by the american taxpayer,” freedom through justice foundation executive director dan epstein told thedc.

“in just the past year, ahcoa’s receipts from hud have gone from $80,000 to $300,000 to $350,000; it’s a short matter of time before ahcoa is receiving several million dollars per year of taxpayer dollars,” epstein adds.

In september 2009, congress passed a law banning federal funding of acorn and its affiliates, allies and subsidiaries. Acorn challenged the federal government’s authority to ban its funding, but the u.s. Second circuit court of appeals unanimously ruled against the activist group, upholding the federal law.

In june of this year the supreme court declined to hear acorn’s appeal of the second circuit court’s ruling, refusing toconsider overturning the lower court’s ruling.

Ahcoa was previously named “acorn housing corporation” and conducted business with acorn itself before changing its name in late 2009.

Until the end of august, ahcoa’s website boasted that it was “formerly acorn housing corporation.” the organization has since removed that historical note from the site, but still boasts about having existed “since 1985” in some press releases.
acorn | $350,000 | affiliate | the daily caller

so it still looks like we're funding this agency- (just under a different name)-as you remember acorn was being investigated in 17 different states for voter fraud. Undercover people went into to acorn offices--to discuss underage prostitution--and the employees at this agency advised them on how to get away with it--along with how not to pay any taxes--and the federal government cut them off.


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what do u think komrade obama and komrade klinton and komrade carter did with our tax money ??? That money is for communist causes !
 

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An organization affiliated with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) received a new cash infusion from U.S. taxpayers in early September, amounting to $350,000.

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Affordable Housing Centers of America (AHCOA) $350,000 in early September. This newly discovered funding is in addition to the $300,000 AHCOA secured in August, as The Daily Caller reported last week.

The new grant was part of a $10 million HUD funding package announced on September 2. Unlike the $300,000 from early August, HUD specifically awarded this $350,000 to AHCOA Pennsylvania, a local affiliate of the national group based in Chicago.

Critics say each time the Obama administration funds an ACORN-related group, greater sums of money are involved and the result is more troubling.

“HUD’s September 2, 2011 grant obligation is the latest instance of federal dollars being improperly steered to an entity with a history of financial mismanagement and election activities paid for by the American taxpayer,” Freedom Through Justice Foundation executive director Dan Epstein told TheDC.

“In just the past year, AHCOA’s receipts from HUD have gone from $80,000 to $300,000 to $350,000; it’s a short matter of time before AHCOA is receiving several million dollars per year of taxpayer dollars,” Epstein adds.

In September 2009, Congress passed a law banning federal funding of ACORN and its affiliates, allies and subsidiaries. ACORN challenged the federal government’s authority to ban its funding, but the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled against the activist group, upholding the federal law.

In June of this year the Supreme Court declined to hear ACORN’s appeal of the Second Circuit Court’s ruling, refusing toconsider overturning the lower court’s ruling.

AHCOA was previously named “Acorn Housing Corporation” and conducted business with ACORN itself before changing its name in late 2009.

Until the end of August, AHCOA’s website boasted that it was “formerly Acorn Housing Corporation.” The organization has since removed that historical note from the site, but still boasts about having existed “since 1985” in some press releases.
ACORN | $350,000 | Affiliate | The Daily Caller

So it still looks like we're funding this agency- (just under a different name)-As you remember ACORN was being investigated in 17 different states for voter fraud. Undercover people went into to ACORN offices--to discuss underage prostitution--and the employees at this agency advised them on how to get away with it--along with how not to pay any taxes--and the Federal Government cut them off.


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IMO the former leaders of ACORN should be banned from running any similar organizations. Period.
Thanks for the post and the fact that you did not use hyperbole etc... but simply laid out the facts.
 
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