Skip to comments.ACORN's fruits
Posted on 02/24/2010 3:28:22 AM PST by Scanian
ACORN may be fading away, thanks to government restrictions on its funding in the wake of the scandal in which its counselors advised undercover journalists on how to evade the law. But this does nothing to change the environment that propelled the radical activist group to national power.
ACORN is part of a huge network of nonprofits that continues to promote a big-government agenda in cities across America using taxpayer money. That network is alive and well today, even if ACORN itself dies.
This movement's roots go back to the godfather of community organizing, Chicago's Saul Alinsky, who in the 1930s envisioned local grassroots groups in poor areas that would mobilize residents into politically powerful coalitions.
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If they have been defunded by the government; why does the government allow them to continue to operate under another name?
Same people, different mask
ACORN will NEVER go away...they are blood sucking roaches!!
They also have state and private financing. Federal money was only part of their take.