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Judicial Watch Accuses Obama Of Violating ACORN Fund Ban

July 11, 2011 by  

Obama was recently accused of allowing money to go to ACORN.Government watchdog Judicial Watch recently released a statement claiming that President Barack Obama has issued a $79,819 grant to Affordable Housing Centers of America (AHCOA), an offshoot of ACORN, through the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The organization says Obama signed the Defund ACORN Act in October 2009, which prohibited the government from funding “ACORN and any ACORN-related affiliate,” but has violated that law with the recent grant.

“This was an ACORN affiliate at the time of the funding ban, and it has not changed in sum or substance since then,” Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, said in an interview with Fox News. “The funding ban was violated and the administration is calling these new entities. It just doesn’t pass the laugh test.”

The Government Accountability Office issued an advisory opinion in September 2010 in which it determined AHCOA was a separate entity from ACORN. Yet, the GAO’s website lists the recipient of the $79,819 grant as “ACORN Housing Corporation, Inc.” ACHOA also holds the same board of directors and executive director as its predecessor.

According to Fox, ACORN’s reputation was tainted after undercover videos showed the organization offering tax advice to people dressed as a pimp and prostitute.

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  • Dan az

    I can just hear the libtards replies now,whats the big deal!Sorry but he just broke another law even if you don’t see it.I guess it’s pretty hard to not favor those who helped dig up the votes for ya.But hey whats new!

    • Vagabond

      Dan about all he has done is break laws to reward his vote stealing friends. they have to be rewarded for going to all those cemetary’s and registering voters. he is just another SLIMEBAG in a group of slimebags,

    • http://www.frank1737@msn.com Frank

      Don’t you mean illegal votes–Watch out for the Bastard in 2012–its going to get worse unless someone or something stops him ie.: Wyden-senator OR, Patty Murray-Senator WA, Pelosi-Representative-CA, Harry Reid-Senator-NV etc. The Sponsors of the Communist Party!

      • magnus

        frank, Birds of the same feathers that flies together at the night.

        hope you has made maintions of uniformed and lookrd alike groups,but i warne you again with your guys to stop destroing the world.

        What ever name you call someone is also your name period.

    • http://naver samurai

      Sam stuff, different day. I can’t wait till we vote this pretender out of office for good. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

    • Bus

      The rule of law means nothing to this guy, pass a law–grant a waiver for his friends. I say that the House should start impeachment hearings they should have quite a list by now.

  • s c

    It might not be a bad idea to look at this bunch of criminals as a pimp and prostitute administration. It’s hard to tell who’s who, since the roles seem to change occasionally.
    Yep, just another sample of what the best government that money can buy can do. When a certain prez can walk on water and bring the dead back to life, I’ll change my mind. Until then, I know what I’m looking at, folks. All you have to do is open your eyes.

    • Michael J.

      sc,
      Amen, and I said at least two years ago that his entranced followers would end up drowning in the water that he walks on. We are starting to see that happen now with hints of entitlement reductions.

      His baffled useful idiots are now axking, “Who-da-thunk-it?”

      • s c

        Michael J, let me axe you a quextion, bro. I be needin’ to expand my stable, and my mouthpiece said to axe the ACORN folx how to ‘slide on by’ when I open my new mobile ho house in the middle of Shecago. The bosses in Rahmtown can only do so much. They said talx to the frienz of ACORN. They gots the bread.

        • Raggs

          s c, oblama will be jealous if you intrude on his title.

        • Dan az

          :) :)

    • Vagabond

      yes sc this whole administration should wind up in prison for the next fourty years and one day making little rocks from huge boulders with sledge hammers. it would be so nice if we can get a president with balls enough to convene a specisl investigator for the sole purpose of putting those SLIMEBALLS behind BARS for at least fourty years and one day making little rocks from huge boulders with sledge hammers,

    • magnus

      S C You started you speaks like a woman but ended all as a man.

      But my advices to you will be , stop abusing any man in your life be wise.

  • Michael J.

    Obama can’t be bothered explaining the intricacies of the Rothschild plan to constituent simpletons. And he simply abhors the thought of covservative outrage over a measily 80K, when he and Michelle spend that much on jet fuel for a weekday lunch engagement.

    The depth of his disdain for the little people will be no doubt fathomed in his new book titled “The Audacity of the Dopes”. Where he will explain in painful detail the building communist crescendo and the commenced purging of the defenseless peons.

  • TIME

    Dan & SC,
    Saddly the only thing thats going to fix this nations ills is to take it apart then remove the “cancers” that we have all allowed to grow to crazy levels.
    Note: Congress and Cancer both start with a big C oddly also Court, and yes we need a rework of all of them. We need to balance out the whole ball of wax, and Get Government back in its cage where it belongs. This allowing the people to run this nation the way it was set up.

    • ellen

      If you Close the big C, you get big O. Oh, Obama.

      Add him to the list

      • Fly By Night

        Oh I dumped O bama now I am for the B’s Bees :-)

    • Dan az

      Time
      So does Crap and Corruption and Carp the bottom feeders :)

  • Obamass

    If Obamass wins the next election… buh-bye what’s left of America!!! You’ll know that Chicago-style politics and “voting” have completely consumed Washington, D.C. This vote has to be so decisive that it becomes so clear that even Barry’s girls “get it!”

  • Raggs

    Yup.. good ole ACORN is back and oblama is throwing millions to them.
    Does anyone really think that for a minute oblama won’t get away with this?

    Of cource he will just like 95% of the things that he does he should be going to jail for but never will.

    • http://www.frank1737@msn.com Frank

      Heck,
      I believe if Acorn was investigated you would find that Bozo Obama is a key Sponsor!

  • CHUCK T

    How many more laws can “The Chosen One” break before he and his travlin family get kicked out of the White House?He is spending our money as if there is no end.There is and I think that the debt limit should not be raised,dismantle Obama care,cut entitlements,cut off welfare scammers,close our borders,ship illegals back,impeach Obama,I have more but my typing finger is tired.

    • skippy

      hey chuckT…what about all the $$$$$$$$$$ that the US sends overseas for foreign aid??? – - while her own citizens are begging for help???!!!

      • CHUCK T

        Hey Skippy,I forgot about the foreign aid,We gave enough to Pakistan to help build Osama’s small palace that he lived in for six years,but Pakistan did not know that he was living there.Thanks for reminding me.Let’s work on impeaching this idiot.

    • Mutantone

      Or the money sent to the Muilum Brotherhood

  • The Truth

    This doesn’t surprise me. This president has lied before and will continue to lie. He says what he thinks the people want to hear, then he does what he wants anyway. It is a typical liberal tactic. He figures if he says the right thing, the people will forget about it and go back to where they were, asleep. By the time they realize he did the opposite, it’s too late.

    • Fly By Night

      Obuma is getting his orders from somewhere!!! Could he bee getting them from Bin Laden!!! We have no proof that Bin Laden is dead!!! :-(

      • http://www.frank1737@msn.com Frank

        Obama is getting his marching orders from George Soros! The known Communist/Socialist Billionaire!!

      • Blueshoes

        Fly By Night,

        I agree with you completely. We do NOT have any proof that he is dead. Pictures today can be created using any graphic’s editing program so a picture of him dead means nothing. I believe that the present occupier of the White House is a Communist, Socialist, Fascist Muslim so WHY would he have Bin Laden killed? Other than the terrorist portion, he is doing what Bin Laden is known for, to convert (transform) this country to a MUSLIM state. I as a Christian (Catholic), automatically became what my father was, a Christian (Catholic), so why WOULDN’T Barack HUSSEIN, who carries the name OBAMA (does anyone think it’s Irish?), NOT be a Muslim by default of what his father IS/WAS, a black African Muslim from Kenya? His associations were Communists and Socialists and he was raised by Communist leaning parents and grandparents. What else would he become?!?!

        There ARE videos of him speaking, withOUT his “handlers”, where he mentions his “Muslim Religion” and has to be corrected by the interviewer and him mentioning 57 states (there are 57 Islamic states) but you will NOT have anyone investigate any of that because they don’t want to be ridiculed, as I’m sure I will be for openly bringing these points up. The term “handlers” is so appropriate when connected to BO. I believe BO is the puppet while the ventriloquists are running the TelePrompters. Without them, he can NOT carry on an intelligent conversation or put two words together without a lot of MMMMs, AAAAHs, UUUUs, DDAAAs, etc. He IS an excellent READER… nothing more, who has been an ALLAH sent, to the Communist, Fascist, Muslim factions.

        So, right or wrong, he is the boss of all the military, including the Navy Seals so that when he wants to make an impression on his minions, he tells the Seals to make it look like Bin Laden has been killed. Do you think they would disobey his directive?!?! When you have proof in your hands and supposedly DISPOSE of it into the sea… WHY?!?!?!?!?! Is it because you did NOT have the proof or are you hiding the real facts? It smelled… smells of something fishy and underhanded, like everything else he has done.

        Just remember, as a Muslim (which he is), according to the Koran, it is unacceptable for a Muslim to lie to another Muslim BUT it is perfectly acceptable for a Muslim to lie to an Infidel, which we all are, since we are NOT Muslim. He sides with the Muslims but denounces Israel. Does that make him an Israeli?!?! *-)

    • Gern Blanston

      @The Truth says:

      July 11, 2011 at 8:36 am

      “This doesn’t surprise me. This president has lied before and will continue to lie. He says what he thinks the people want to hear, then he does what he wants anyway. It is a typical liberal tactic. He figures if he says the right thing, the people will forget about it and go back to where they were, asleep. By the time they realize he did the opposite, it’s too late.”

      You have stolen the words right out of my mouth, well maybe stolen is a little harsh how’bout Taken, I reserve the word Stolen for anything this Whitehouse does. when are the True Americans going to Wake Up, things aren’t going down the tubes by accident. Does the Names Cloward & Piven mean anythibg to you….well it didn’t to me till Glen Beck explained it a year ago and look it’s coming true
      W A K E U P !!!

  • Cawmun Cents

    Give the Prez a break folks.He hasnt even began to roll all the clowns out of his clown car.Even though your country’s breaking laugh clown laugh.He will only have done his job when the change you can believe in,comes dropping into your cup,as you stand on the world’s streetcorner,begging for a living.The media is waiting to spray you in the face with the false flower of politically correct discourse.They toss phony dollars on the ground(or to fund Omambas’ campaign)and kick you in the posterior with oversize shoes when you stoop over to pick it up.Perhaps as you shovel the male bovine fecal matter around you,it is time you realize that it is the only shovel ready project you will ever see.With folks lined up to get their Obama money,and turning around and giving it right back to him as a campaign contribution.Slight of hand is quicker than the public eye.This is a parody of comedic virtue,that hides tragically skewed conduct under the big red nose of corruption.The captive audience held hostage,by their own disbelief that more clowns will tumble out of the clowncar.Even as the price of a ticket gets too ample for our budgets to afford,we sit and watch faithfully as the circus platforms its terse vignette,waiting for the next act of astonishment.Maybe,if the elaboration is subtle enough,we dont have time to crack open the peanuts of frustration at the fact that we have traded our hard earned wages for this clown cacophony.No wonder it sounds so funny……-CC.

  • dqfreemind

    Obama is listening to the wrong people. Either this is dilberate or he has unknowingly surrounded himself with the wrong people. If I had to guess, I would say his actions are dilberate.

    By now, most thinking people realize the term democrat means socialist. A socialist wishes to give other people’s hard earned fruits to the undeserving.

    Most of us have compassion and are willing to help within reason, but Obama’s entitlement programs are nothing more than theft. Remember the old saying “you can teach a man to work and buy his own fishing pole or you can mail a fish to the White House.” or something like that.

  • momplayer

    You wonder if he has a check list of things he can’t do and he’s going down that list saying violate constitution (check) violate bill of rights (check) bankrupt america (check)

  • WOLFSBANE

    JUST ANOTHER VIOLATION. ONE MORE AMONG THE MANY-MANY HE HAS DONE SINCE SWEARING ON HOLY SCRIPTURE TO DEFEND AND OBEY THE CONSTITUTION. SOMEHOW WE NEED TO GET THIS BIRD OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE BEFORE THE END OF HIS TERM…….COULD THIS BE IT ? COULD BE IMPEACH THE PRESIDENT FOR FAILURE TO OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND.
    PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE BUDGET TALKS NOW GOING ON. THE GOP HAS OBAMA BY THE SHORT HAIRS AND THE SQUEEZE IS HURTING SO BAD THAT YOU READ PANIC INTO EVERY THING HE AND THE DEMS SAY………
    HANG ON GOP………DON’T BLINK, DON’T GIVE IN, JUST SQUEEZE A LITTLE HARDER EVERY DAY AND SAY……NOT JUST NO BUT HELL NO TO INCREASED TAXES AND RAISING THE DEBT.

  • Sovereign4Ever

    Yes, I believe his actions ARE deliberate. Yes, it absolutely appears to anyone with a minimal IQ & a minimal attention span that he has a game plan for destroying the USA. Yes, he’s fully aware of the political positions of those he’s surrounded himself with, or there would be at least a few conservatives advising him. And, last but not least, I find it hard to disagree with calling the entitlement-minded libtards a bunch of pimps & hos!

  • Gary J Thuro

    obama is a cheat and a lying scumbag who will take this country down if THE PEOPLE do not take him down in 2012

  • Gern Blanston

    well it looks like the reason our President has spent millions on lawyers to keep his Birth Certificate sealed is all coming to the Fore
    Finally some one has looked into it and for some strange reason none of the type matches, see typewriters impact the paper instead of just applying ink like a printer does, and when you look at the letters under a microscope there are many different letter styles in the same letter, that seems a little hard to explain especially in 1961, so how could this be? hmm it seems to me ( and I am no expert) that this document is a forgery- and where is the notary Stamp, it has a signature but no stamp ( I was born in 62, mine has a stamp) that even shows up in a copy, the plot just keeps getting thicker and the fact that there is actually someone finally handing out those little slips of paper that require attendance in front of Congress gives me hope that the shtick is UP

    • John Joshua Sweet

      And African was not the term in use at that time either.

  • Suzzane B

    Until ‘we’ find news like this through the main media streams, nothing will be done to stop nonsense like this! Why doesn’t that happen folks? Yes, Gary J. Thuro, we DO indeed need to ‘take him down in 2012′ along with all the other evil ones who are doing their best to destroy our beautiful Country! The way I see it all, China and Russia will soon be running the show here in what was the good ‘ole USA! I’m following all that’s being said here (thanks Bob Livingston), and hoping I soon find my niche in the attempt to gain back this Land of The Free………..before it’s totally gone.

  • jopa

    I was wondering where the Retardicans came up with these stories and oh my, Faux news again.I didn’t realize the president could just make grants from the White House to any organization he wanted to.If so why do we have a Senate and Congress.What Commie-servative judicial watch organization came up with this bogus story to entertain the fools.

    • http://naver samurai

      What part of against the law don’t you understand, butthead? FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

    • James

      so… its ok for him to break laws as long as fox news is the one reporting it. is that what your saying?
      man you libs take the cake, as long as some one else did the work of making it.

      Socialism billions dead, but they keep trying…

      • James

        I’m not the’James’ that wrote this. I’m the constitutional, biblical James.

  • 45caliber

    The real surprise here is that it took him this long to get caught sneaking money to them.

  • chuckb

    This is from Mark Knoller of CBS.

    The pilots and crew of Air Force One are flying more hours than a rookie on a beer run. They are tired of it too, and are adding more crew to Air Force-1, – I know this for a fact because I’m one of the instructors that trains the crews. Our company (Atlas Air) has had the Air Force-1 and E-4 contract for over two years and I’ve been doing it for about 8 months now.

    Last year (2010) Obama flew in Air Force One 172 times, almost every other day.

    White House officials have been telling reporters in recent days that the Democrat doesn’t intend to hang around the White House quite so much in 2011. They explain he wants to get out more around the country because, as everyone knows, that midterm election shellacking on Nov. 2 had nothing to do with his health care bill, over-spending or other policies, and everything to do with Obama’s not adequately explaining himself to his countrymen and women.

    And with only 673 days remaining in Obama’s never ending presidential campaign, the incumbent’s travel pace will not likely slacken.

    At an Air Force-estimated cost of $181,757 per flight HOUR (not to mention the additional travel costs of Marine One, Secret Service, logistics and local police overtime), that’s a lot of frequent flier dollars going into Obama’s carbon footprint.

    We are privy to some of these numbers thanks to CBS’ Mark Knoller, a bearded national treasure trove of presidential stats. According to Knoller’s copious notes, during the last year, Obama made 65 domestic trips over 104 days, and six trips to eight countries over 22 days. Not counting six vacation trips over 32 days.

    He took 196 helicopter trips, signed 203 pieces of legislation and squeezed in 29 rounds of left-handed golf.

    Obama last year gave 491 speeches, remarks or statements. That’s more talking than goes on in some entire families, at least from fatherly mouths.

    In fact, even including the 24 days of 2010 that we never saw Obama in public, his speaking works out to about one official utterance every 11 waking hours. Aides indicate the “Real Good Talker” believes we need more.

    Related: Obama spends nearly half his presidency outside Washington, plans to travel more

    Related: Vacationer-in-Chief Spends $1.75 Million to Visit Hawaiian Chums

    Obama has spent over $100 million taxpayer dollars flying around in Air Force One, and probably another $100 million on his entourage. Obama is just another tin-pot dictator living lavishly at the expense of his subjects.

    And we seniors have to “tighten our belts” because we aren’t getting a COLA again this year… and none last year!

  • John Joshua Sweet

    I am still wondering when Americans started to elect Communist-Marxist to hold office? and now we can see the results of their ethics in all they do. They are happy to lie, it is a clear violation of their Oath of office they flaunt the Constitutional laws contently. Just so people know who to watch out for:
    In October 2009, the Democratic Socialists of America released in its newsletter a list of 70 members of the U.S. Congress who are members of the organization:
    Co-Chairs
    Hon. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07)
    Hon. Lynn Woolsey (CA-06)
    Vice Chairs
    Hon. Diane Watson (CA-33)
    Hon. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18)
    Hon. Mazie Hirono (HI-02)
    Hon. Dennis Kucinich (OH-10)
    Senate Members
    Hon. Bernie Sanders (VT)

    House Members
    Hon. Neil Abercrombie (HI-01)
    Hon. Tammy Baldwin (WI-02)
    Hon. Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
    Hon. Madeleine Bordallo (GU-AL)
    Hon. Robert Brady (PA-01)
    Hon. Corrine Brown (FL-03)
    Hon. Michael Capuano (MA-08)
    Hon. André Carson (IN-07)
    Hon. Donna Christensen (VI-AL)
    Hon. Yvette Clarke (NY-11)
    Hon. William “Lacy” Clay (MO-01)
    Hon. Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05)
    Hon. Steve Cohen (TN-09)
    Hon. John Conyers (MI-14)
    Hon. Elijah Cummings (MD-07)
    Hon. Danny Davis (IL-07)
    Hon. Peter DeFazio (OR-04)
    Hon. Rosa DeLauro (CT-03)
    Rep. Donna F. Edwards (MD-04)
    Hon. Keith Ellison (MN-05)
    Hon. Sam Farr (CA-17)
    Hon. Chaka Fattah (PA-02)
    Hon. Bob Filner (CA-51)
    Hon. Barney Frank (MA-04)
    Hon. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11)
    Hon. Alan Grayson (FL-08)
    Hon. Luis Gutierrez (IL-04)
    Hon. John Hall (NY-19)
    Hon. Phil Hare (IL-17)
    Hon. Maurice Hinchey (NY-22)
    Hon. Michael Honda (CA-15)
    Hon. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (IL-02)
    Hon. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30)
    Hon. Hank Johnson (GA-04)
    Hon. Marcy Kaptur (OH-09)
    Hon. Carolyn Kilpatrick (MI-13)
    Hon. Barbara Lee (CA-09)
    Hon. John Lewis (GA-05)
    Hon. David Loebsack (IA-02)
    Hon. Ben R. Lujan (NM-3)
    Hon. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14)
    Hon. Ed Markey (MA-07)
    Hon. Jim McDermott (WA-07)
    Hon. James McGovern (MA-03)
    Hon. George Miller (CA-07)
    Hon. Gwen Moore (WI-04)
    Hon. Jerrold Nadler (NY-08)
    Hon. Eleanor Holmes-Norton (DC-AL)
    Hon. John Olver (MA-01)
    Hon. Ed Pastor (AZ-04)
    Hon. Donald Payne (NJ-10)
    Hon. Chellie Pingree (ME-01)
    Hon. Charles Rangel (NY-15)
    Hon. Laura Richardson (CA-37)
    Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34)
    Hon. Bobby Rush (IL-01)
    Hon. Linda Sánchez (CA-47)
    Hon. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09)
    Hon. José Serrano (NY-16)
    Hon. Louise Slaughter (NY-28)
    Hon. Pete Stark (CA-13)
    Hon. Bennie Thompson (MS-02)
    Hon. John Tierney (MA-06)
    Hon. Nydia Velazquez (NY-12)
    Hon. Maxine Waters (CA-35)
    Hon. Mel Watt (NC-12)
    Hon. Henry Waxman (CA-30)
    Hon. Peter Welch (VT-AL)
    Hon. Robert Wexler (FL-19)

    • magnus

      I have my own secrets and can not be exposed, but yours,
      do not blaim any one tomorrow as you might find yourself at the same office / site.

  • chuckb

    J.S. sweet, that’s the ones you can see. we have many more, check out barry’s cabinet just for starters.

  • MaMaMia

    IMPEACH AND IMPRISON NOW!

  • magnus

    Who ever hyspain you might be,my word to you is nothing than stop destroing the entire world.

    Listing and listing carful, know one will be going since others was not taken to DEN HAAG.

  • CJM

    ACORN’S children, Fannie and Freddie Mae, remain in business; they have now given birth to a daughter, Sallie Mae, who is in charge of all student loans. Defund the entire family group and hold obama RESPONSIBLE for this corruption in government. What part of leadership and good governance does our Congress not understand? If they have no comprehension of the terminology, then every State needs to exercise its right to RECALL the commies in office.

    • CJM

      We, THE PEOPLE, have the solution–and We, THE PEOPLE MUST DEMAND IT.

  • DAH-AZ

    Obummer has blatently broken so many laws it’s absolutely amazing that NO ONE of the House or Senate has the BALLS to start Impeachment Proceedings … or at a minimum …. a Judicial Inquiry. But, oh yeah, wait .. Obummer has his buddy – HOLDER – as the AJ so you might as well forget about anything getting done through the Justice Dept. Just like the FORGED BIRTH CERTIFICATE. There have been a FEW lawsuits brought against Obummer over that issue .. now just waiting if the latest lawsuit that DOES CHARGE “FRAUD” actually gets anywhere. We can only hope….. and that the ONLY “Hope & Change” I’m wishing for….

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