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Tag: AmeriCorps
  • Nepotism and Corruption in the Obama Administration

    This is a month old, but it really deserves attention. In June, President Obama fired Gerald Walpin, the Inspector General of the Americorps program. Why? Good old corrupt politics as usual: [Walpin] investigated a charity operated by former pro basketball player Kevin Johnson, a prominent Obama supporter. The non-profit, St. Hope, received an $850,000 grant …

  • The Tom Sawyer Model of Virtue

    The American Conservative discusses the implications of the GIVE Act, as well as the existent program it addresses, AmeriCorps: In 2003, the Office of Management and Budget concluded that “AmeriCorps has not been able to demonstrate results. Its current focus is on the amount of time a person serves, as opposed to the impact on …