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What a coincidence: ACORN founder’s organization serving as Obamacare navigators

By Doug Powers  •  October 17, 2013 11:35 PM

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ACORN’s latest target

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 6, 2010 01:52 PM

I kid you not: Bed bugs. ACORN Canada is using the issue to push a new government licensing scheme on all landlords, which would drive up rent and lead to less affordable housing, not more. Gotta love these social justice crusaders — worse than the pests they’re exploiting.

ACORN Watch: New HUD IG report details counseling grant scams

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 23, 2010 01:54 PM

Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti My reporting on ACORN’s housing counseling grant rip-offs go back to April 2008, when I spotlighted the left-wing mortgage counseling racket. As bad as the ACORN/Obama alliance is, I’ve pointed out several times that this mess festered under the Bush administration and a GOP ruling majority. Now, GOP Rep. Daryl Issa […]

ACORN funding ban upheld by 2nd Circuit

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 13, 2010 04:10 PM

Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Here’s a pleasant Friday afternoon surprise. Don’t expect to see it on the front page of tomorrow’s NYT, though. Via AP: A federal appeals court on Friday threw out a decision that had barred Congress from withholding funds from ACORN, the activist group driven to ruin by scandal and financial woes. […]

Employee Told FBI ACORN Works for Democrats

By mmguestblogger  •  June 11, 2010 08:06 AM

Redundant, really.

2nd Circuit restores ACORN funding ban

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 21, 2010 02:01 PM

Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Connie Hair at Human Events has the news: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has issued a stay on the December 2009 injunction by Clinton-appointed Judge Nina Gershon that declared the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) funding ban was unconstitutional. The result of the stay […]

ACORN/Project Vote retreat from bully lawsuit against whistleblower

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 8, 2010 02:19 PM

Last June, I told you about the speech-squelching attempt by ACORN/Project Vote to silence one of its most potent critics — former Project Vote official-turned-whistleblower Anita MonCrief. Good news to report, via the Center for Individual Rights: Today an abrupt end came to a lawsuit that Project Vote, an affiliate of the Association of Community […]

ACORN to Shut Down on April Fool’s Day

By mmguestblogger  •  March 24, 2010 10:10 AM

Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti The pimp-advice-giving liberal organization will close down operations on April 1. Ironic? Maybe not. Somebody at ACORN just might be clever enough to have picked the date to telegraph the organization’s intentions. ACORN will continue to live in some form or another. Organizations like ACORN don’t die; they retreat and regroup. […]

Ugh: ACORN-buster busted at Sen. Landrieu’s office in alleged bugging “malicious” phone tampering plot; affidavit link added; Update: “Veritas”?

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 26, 2010 04:23 PM

“The truth shall set me free.”

Demcare and the race hustlers: It’s not just about ACORN

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 21, 2009 10:28 PM

The Weekly Standard’s John McCormack reports tonight that Illinois Democrat Sen. Roland Burris is claiming credit for inserting a provision that may benefit ACORN. But it’s not just the ACORN angle that’s scandalous. It’s the race hustler shakedown. Why, oh, why do we need to be funding massive new federal bureaucracies to create separate “Offices […]

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