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Could ACORN Provide Systemic Risk Oversight?


At the Investor’s Business Daily blog Capital Research Center alumnus Dr. David Hogberg reflects on whether the proposed “Financial Stability Improvement Act” would give ACORN an opportunity to advise the Financial Services Oversight Committee that the legislation would create.

The new entity would monitor the financial services market for systemic risks and identify companies that could pose such risks.

The legislation seems so vaguely worded that it does seem possible that ACORN could provide feedback on big corporations. Those corporations, as it turns out, are often targets in ACORN’s ongoing shakedown racket.

Matthew Vadum

The author of Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers (WND Books, 2011), Vadum writes and speaks widely on ACORN and other radical advocacy…
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