HUD Still Funds ACORN Affiliate Despite Ban

As a tactic for generating federal subsidies, “bait and switch” works. Case in point: The now-defunct Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. The blogosphere has been alive during the past week over the release this past March by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of a grant of nearly […]

Radical Critics Claim ACORN Probe Is Vote Suppression Plot

Denial is a powerful mechanism. And when one’s allies are under investigation, the first instinct all too often is to question the motives of the investigators rather than consider the evidence. So it is with the ongoing probe by federal and state authorities of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN. Union […]

Two Ex-GOP Senators Warn of Potential ACORN Vote Fraud

It might seem a stretch, but the behavior of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, better known as ACORN, may hold the key to the 2008 elections. The union-backed far-Left network of nonprofit groups, now with 1,200 neighborhood chapters in 110 cities across the U.S., has been involved in a wide range of […]

ACORN Worker Pleads Guilty to Voter Registration Fraud in Kansas City, Mo.

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN, has done a lot of heavy lifting over the past few decades for the Democratic Party Left. Launched in 1970 and still run by Service Employees International Union Local 100 chief organizer Wade Rathke, the massive nationwide nonprofit network of anti-poverty activists has been focusing […]

Union Ally ACORN Produces Voter Registration Fraud in Missouri, Elsewhere

The new 110th Congress convened at the start of this month with something it hadn’t had in a dozen years: a Democratic-controlled House and Senate. But amid the party’s hoopla over Nancy Pelosi’s ascent to House Speaker is the reality that its Senate majority is a thin 51-49, allowing for the fact that the two “Independent” […]