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The move in Congress to respond to the allegations against ACORN could have some interesting consequences.

The folks at the Sunlight Foundation report that the legislation designed to cut off all federal funding of ACORN would ban any group from receiving public money that is under investigation for fraud or has been found guilty of it.

The foundation reports that is a pretty wide net.

While this may have seemed like a smart idea, it winds up applying to a large number of defense contractors and others.

You can check out some of the companies who might be affected in the Federal Contractor Misconduct Database

Wonder why all these big defense companies that have broken the law are still getting so many goverment contracts?

2 Comments

  1. IBXer

    September 23, 2009 at 9:36 am

    Because, unlike ACORN, they do something that is worth a damn.

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