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Friday, September 25, 2009

Senate Committee Accuses ACORN of Tax Violations

The Senate Finance Committee Republican tax staff issued a devastating critique of ACORN, alleging that the organization funneled money from its tax-exempt entities into impermissible lobbying and political activity.

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Comments

Good grief. If a community organization is so blatant in flaunting tax laws, what would happen if a community organizer was elected president? He might even nominate a tax cheat to be over the IRS.... Oh, wait.

Posted by: Woody | Sep 25, 2009 6:30:50 PM

I think any test that has a "substantial" standard is far too vague to enforce. If I own 20% of the shares of a company, is that a substantial portion? Probably not. If 20% of my home burned, is that substantial? Probably so.

Posted by: AS | Sep 27, 2009 4:55:10 AM