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TxRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:47 PM
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House votes to defund ACORN
Link to story...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32899618/ns/politics-capito... /

Text of amendment...

http://republicans.oversight.house.gov/media/aaa/issa.p...

This isn't looking good for them...

Hopefully it won't affect other groups affiliated with them too much..
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elocs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:50 PM
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1. This story is currently on the Front Page, posted hours ago:
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TxRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 04:53 PM
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2. Ahh missed that, people may want to read the amendment anyway
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geckosfeet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:42 PM
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3. So, if can we plausibly argue that many of the dems holding seats in the houses
Edited on Thu Sep-17-09 05:43 PM by geckosfeet
have those seats by virtue of Acorn registering voters, can we expect them to vote to cut off funding?

Somehow I can't see this happening.

The pukes may table a bill and try to tie all kinds of tinsel on it, but the dems damn well better vote against it.
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TxRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:44 PM
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5. They already voted, all but 75 dems voted for it in the house
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OneTenthofOnePercent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-17-09 05:43 PM
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4. defund... or stop funding? n/t
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