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US Supreme Court after being accused of a laundry list of crimes congress finally pulled the plug on the group's federal funding so.
The groups sued to get their hands back on a taxpayer money.
Here with the story is -- you made him.
Author of subversion -- he joins us now that it takes his story now Supreme Court ruled on what exactly.
-- And what what happened Eric is that.
Acorn filed this case right here.
A -- and complained that when congress cut off funding.
For the group in 2009.
That that was an unconstitutional.
Bill of detained her in essence they were arguing that they have a constitutional.
To funding that they couldn't just be cut off.
By congress the people's representatives.
And initially a court agreed.
But then the second circuit United States Court of Appeals.
Overturned that ruling acorn appeal to the Supreme Court and yesterday.
The Supreme Court politely told acorn to take a long walk off a short -- And they throughout this complaint.
I hang in there Matthew ought to bring -- -- doctor Marc Lamont Hill -- us.
Enough already now and it was that it was a bit of a lawsuit an appellate court -- Supreme Court now enough is enough -- these can acorn please keep a grimy hands off my taxpayer money.
We're so close to having a good day Eric.
You know I think and if if I think when you look at -- around the country -- you -- -- -- acorn has them locally.
I actually don't think that the bulk of the work that equipment that has been problematic.
Obviously they are -- of acorn.
-- taken all it is Supreme Court they've lost they do need to throw the -- done but I do hope that organizations like acorn are replicated without the pimps and holds -- attire.
You know and they just come in there and really helped by -- -- on the voter -- should keep batters we get rid of the voter fraud so.
You know I'm gonna go with getting rid of political well -- -- -- -- -- all people -- all groups saying that -- what about -- I would consistency of the -- our well.
Probably because -- as mark said they're gonna replicate themselves in new organizations.
The idea here though that they have a right.
The taxpayer funds that's what they need to be slapped about.
Yeah the voter -- terrible beat him up about that and -- -- -- terrible -- club that but they think they're entitled to this money and I'm glad the Supreme Court slapped them down.
I think we should be giving out a lot less money.
From congress to various organizations.
And unless it's -- true government function.
We should make given out.
I'm sick and tired of it whether it's federal blood can't money for broadcasters might finish group that -- it it's it's a waste of taxpayers' money.
And -- it is time keep getting involved.
In some kind of political circus -- president -- that it doesn't deserve -- they're good gaining votes for for for payouts -- Hey Matthew before we go we don't have a lot of time to tell -- could acorn survive without taxpayer largesse.
Easily and I want to say to Al D'Amato my father loves him.
Getting that back.
Acorn it can easily survive without it they don't need.
This -- just can't they don't need this kind of money from the government because they got most of their money from George Soros and -- liberal foundations.
And from corporate shakedowns.
So they can easily survived without government money.
But at least the Supreme Court has finally done the right thing and turned off the spigot -- we have to leave it there visiting him at -- --
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