Robin Hood Funds ACORN

Now this is funny.

A major donor to the far-left group ACORN and its affiliates is…(drumroll)…the Robin Hood Foundation.

Bada bing!

The foundation has given ACORN $821,000 consisting of a $456,000 grant in 2003 and a $365,000 grant in 2004.

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Fun facts: The Soros Fund Charitable Foundation gave the Robin Hood Foundation a $9,859,453 community development grant in 2000. The Robin Hood board includes Tom Brokaw of NBC News, Marian Wright Edelman (president, Children’s Defense Fund), Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, and actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

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, former senior vice president at CRC, writes and speaks widely…
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