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Anatomy of a shakedown?

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Across America community organizations operate in impoverished, disadvantaged, low-income or minority communities. No matter the phrase used to describe the special interest, a group exists to represent it. Often these organizations initially have good intentions and seek to give back and serve the community in which they operate. When...


Asked by tnmomofive at 10:33 AM on Sep. 27, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • There is concern that these groups participated in money laundering. There are too many red flags popping up all over the place for this to be coincidental at this point. As Congress has attempted to follow the "money trail", they have found that the same money changes hands multiple times without cause or can't be followed at all. There is a lot of investigating that must go on - find something or don't find something, but at least look. Other groups are held strictly to federal guidelines and must prove how the money is spent and that it isn't mingled with other funds. ACORN has to be held to the same standards as too much of the tax payers' money is involved. They owe all of us at least full disclosure of where our money has gone.


    Answer by jesse123456 at 4:58 PM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 10:34 AM on Sep. 27, 2009

  • Not a bit suprised. They remind me of Jackson's rainbow/push.

    Answer by Carpy at 6:40 PM on Sep. 27, 2009