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Why it’s called the ‘Stupid Party’ – ‘ACORN, In New GOP Budget Bill, Would Be Defunded Again, Even Though It No Longer Exists’

"And trust me. I know stupid"!

“And trust me. I know stupid”!

WASHINGTON — ‘A new short-term budget bill introduced on Monday by House Republicans includes a bizarre provision banning federal funding to anti-poverty group ACORN, despite the fact that the group has already been stripped of federal funding — and has been defunct for nearly three years’.

‘The provision in the current GOP budget bill [PDF], buried on page 221 of 269, would duplicate legislation that has already passed, to target an organization that does not exist’.
From : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/05/acorn-gop-budget-bill_n_2810345.html

 

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4 thoughts on “Why it’s called the ‘Stupid Party’ – ‘ACORN, In New GOP Budget Bill, Would Be Defunded Again, Even Though It No Longer Exists’

  1. and they probably want to give the money they save by defunding the nonexistent ACORN to the just as mythical “job creators”.

    • Actually they want to give it to defense spending. This budget increases defense spending while cutting social programs.

      • As you know, a large portion of the defense spending goes to defense contractors, i.e., “job creators”.

      • Indeed. In fact as it slowly plays out, I believe most of the furloughs will be in the defense or as I still like to call it – the military industrial complex.
        If we’d just listened to him……

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