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In Newark, NJ The Police Will No Longer Respond To “Minor” Crimes

  In the city that gave us Cory Booker the police don’t want to know if you get mugged. A newly instituted policy for city police officers may force them to deliver a less than ideal response to victims of assault and other minor crimes looking to make a complaint: Take it to court. In an Oct. 23 memo obtained by NJ Advance Media, Chief Anthony Campos informed officers that they should refer any victim complaining about crimes such as \simple assault, criminal mischief and harassment to file complaints in municipal court, rather than compile an incident report themselves. The […]

NBER Reports That The Housing Bubble Was Government’s Fault, via the Community Reinvestment Act

Since the financial collapse brought on by the housing bubble and the casino playing Too Big To Fail banks in 2008, many of us in the blogosphere put the blame government policies, which pumped air into the sub-prime mortgage market. The government of Barak Obama, of course, put the blame entirely on the Wall Street bankers and the unfunded wars of Bush II. Now, nearly five years later, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) finished their review of what happened and puts the blame squarely on the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). You are unlikely to hear about the NBER report from […]

For Those of You That Thought ACORN was Done with Voter Fraud, Think Again

We are all aware of what ACORN was.  It was the regressive juggernaut that mastered the flooding of the voting registration system-jamming so many false registrations into the system that it would be overwhelmed, and not be able to track them, all.  They did it all, from flooding voter registrations, to harassing and intimidating people, or just jamming things up with failure, ACORN was the place where the rent-a-mob gathered. Then, after being repeatedly exposed as the criminal enterprise that they were, ACORN dissolved itself.  The media declared them dead.  The left said that the investigations and exposes were all […]

Group Formerly Known as ACORN "Alinsky's" the Wrong Bank


Well friends, the name has changed, but the idiocy (useful and otherwise) remains the same.  If you recall, this blog, among many others, reported that ACORN wasn’t going away.  Instead, their local operations were re-branding, often in the same offices, and with the same staff.  In other words, they were making it more difficult to track their operations, as each would be it’s own entity.  Obviously, it’s a lot harder to track dozens, if not hundreds, or little ACORNS, than one big, centrally controlled one. However, that name change didn’t cure the stupid, because one “group formerly known as ACORN” […]