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Should Acorn be eligible for Stimulus Funds?

Republican lawmakers are raising concerns that ACORN, the low-income advocacy group under investigation for voter registration fraud, could be eligible for billions in aid from the economic stimulus proposal working its way through the House.

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

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Asked by Anonymous at 7:16 AM on Jan. 28, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (8)
  • Why should they get a penny? The thought is silly. This whole thing is silly. Its so very UnAmerican, We need to put a stop to all this now! Borrowing money does not stimulate anything.

    Answer by TinasTribe at 7:38 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • This is absurd. I am proud of Republicans for taking a "scalpel" to this stimulus. (Didn't Obama say No pork would be in the stimulus?)
    I am not sure how much more Republicans can do to save taxpayer money from going to wasteful spending progrmas that will not the create jobs needed, but kudos for at least thinking about the American People and not personal agendas and trying. I encourage everyone to contact their elected officials and remind them they work for you!

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 8:13 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • No they shouldnt. They should be held responsible for signing fake people up to vote and punished for trying to cheat in the election, but no they want to be rewarded?

    Answer by gemgem at 8:15 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Of course the shouldn't ....but they WILL b/c they have to be paid back for the election that they helped Obama win.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:24 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Hell to the NO !!!!!!!

    Answer by Angie32Red at 8:56 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • This looks more like a big sloppy kiss and a heart felt Thank You from Obama. Makes me sick.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:23 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

  • Quinn, you took the words right out of my mouth....This is nothing more than a buy off..or a pay off....

    Answer by mamakirs at 9:53 AM on Jan. 28, 2009







    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 11:10 AM on Jan. 28, 2009

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