There is NO distinction between the First Amendment
and the Second.
One enforces, and reinforces the other. Either direction.
The Obama Administration has given a former ACORN official nearly HALF A BILLION DOLLARS after leaving the corrupt far left group.
The Obama Administration has given a former
director at the scandal-plagued Association of Community Organizations
for Reform Now (ACORN) nearly half a billion dollars to offer
“struggling” Illinois homeowners mortgage assistance, a Judicial Watch
investigation has found.
It means the ACORN official (Joe McGavin)
will go from operating a corrupt leftist community group that’s banned
by Congress from receiving federal funding to controlling over $445
million in U.S. taxpayer funds. The money is part of a $7.6
billion Treasury Department program to help the “unemployed or
substantially underemployed” make their mortgage payments.
In this case, JW found that a subcomponent of the state-run Illinois Housing Development Authority, known as the Illinois Hardest Hit Program, has just received a generous $445,603,557 Treasury infusion. The Obama
Administration established Hardest Hit in 2010 to provide targeted aid
to families in states hit hardest by the economic and housing market
downturn, according to its website.
In early 2011 McGavin was appointed as director of Hardest
Hit. Before that he was director of counseling for ACORN Housing in
Chicago and operations manager for a Chicago ACORN offshoot called
Affordable Housing Centers of America (AHCOA). His strong ties to ACORN
make him a suspect candidate to handle such a huge amount of taxpayer
The Obama-tied community organization supposedly shut down after a series of exposés about its illegal activities.
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