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ACORN Eligible for Government Cheese

From FOX News:

House Republican Leader John Boehner issued a statement over the weekend noting that the stimulus bill wending its way through Congress provides $4.19 billion for “neighborhood stabilization activities.” 

He said the money was previously limited to state and local governments, but that Democrats now want part of it to be available to non-profit entities. That means groups like ACORN would be eligible for a portion of the funds.  

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., told FOX News Tuesday that the money could be seen as “payoff” for groups’ political activities in the last election. ACORN generally supports Democratic candidates and actively backed President Obama last year. 

I’m generally against any non-profit with an ideological streak getting taxpayer dollars (or really, any non-profit), but given ACORN’s actions during the election (or at least their slipsoh excuses for “oversight” over their organizers) this one takes the cake. 

But I guess its true what they say. Payback IS A……

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