Posted by: bj | November 28, 2009

ACORN – What is It?


  1. Was originally the “Arkansas Community Organization for reform Now” (ACORN) later became the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now” (ACORN)
  2. was founded in 1970 by Wade Rathke (a National Welfare Rights Organization – NWRO – “Organizer”, George Wiley (founder of NWRO),  and Gary Delgado (a lead organizer for NWRO) 
  3. is Largest radical group in America, with more than 400,000 dues-paying member families and more than 1,200 chapters in 110 U.S. cities
  4. Was implicated in numerous reports of fraudulent voter registration, vote-rigging, voter intimidation, and vote-for-pay scams during recent election cycles
  5. Pressured banks to lend money to underqualified minority borrowers
  6. Maintains close ties to organized labor
  7. Opposes capitalism
  8. Calls for more government control over citizens and the economy
  9. Favors a government monopoly in healthcare
  10. Advocates an open-door immigration policy


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