Barney Frank of Massachusetts will announce today he will not be running for another term in...


Barney Frank of Massachusetts will announce today he will not be running for another term in Congress. In office since 1981 and a former head of the Financial Services Committee, Frank has had one of the most powerful voices - if not the most powerful voice - in nearly every key U.S. financial policy for at least a decade.
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  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    I wonder what they found in his closet.
    28 Nov 2011, 09:56 AM Reply Like
  • davidbdc
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    What do you mean? He's already been caught employing a prostitute for himself on government dime and he remained in office!!

     

    This is excellent news for the country - he represents everything wrong with DC and one less entrenched traitor is an excellent development.
    28 Nov 2011, 11:43 AM Reply Like
  • GOLLIATH
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    Tea party wants to sack all the good legislators.
    28 Nov 2011, 09:56 AM Reply Like
  • Windsun33
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    Good??

     

    This is the same guy that said just weeks before the big crash that Fanny and Freddy had no problems.
    28 Nov 2011, 10:01 AM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Windsun,

     

    Although Golliath hasn't posted many comments but I have read a few, you can conclude from this comment that he is a just an Obamabot and not to be taken seriously. He makes things up, can't do basic math, and says whatever his masters tell him to say depending upon the programming of that current day.

     

    By the way, I love my water oily and filmy and filled with particulates, I want dirty air that you can see and taste, poison in the environment, the sick to die, the children to starve, women to die on the operating floor because I am a heartless, SOB Republican.

     

    NOBAMA 2012!!!
    28 Nov 2011, 10:07 AM Reply Like
  • Terry330
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    B. Frank would stand up to the top 1%, and he supported working class families.
    28 Nov 2011, 10:05 AM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Dear Obamabot it is time to return to the shop for your reprogramming.

     

    NOBAMA 2012!
    28 Nov 2011, 10:10 AM Reply Like
  • Windsun33
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    Uhm.... Barney *IS* part of the 1%. He has made millions since being in office.
    28 Nov 2011, 10:16 AM Reply Like
  • sean.parmelee
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    Not a coincidence. Ever check where his boyfriend works?
    28 Nov 2011, 10:19 AM Reply Like
  • Tschurin
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    Per open-secrets.org, the top five contributors to Frank's last campaign:

     

    FMR Corp [Fidelity] $81,300
    Bank of New York Mellon $37,500
    State Street Corp $30,500
    Bank of America $25,000
    New York Life Insurance $22,750
    28 Nov 2011, 10:35 AM Reply Like
  • Dr. V
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    Mr. Ever Ready?

     

    It always comes back to bite you, literally, just ask Marv Albert.
    28 Nov 2011, 11:40 AM Reply Like
  • Dr. V
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    But disliked by the Moral Majority. Never trust a guy with two first names...........
    28 Nov 2011, 11:44 AM Reply Like
  • User 487974
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    You are insane and your brain has been finally turned to progressive mush!
    This freak should be in jail for to many contemptible offences to list here!
    Hey Terry, just what is up with your commentary?
    Your about 99.999% out of touch with what any sensible American's view on this dirtbag is!
    Are you one of the "Collapse The System" O.W.S. Obama loving communists / anarchists?
    If you are could you please leave the country now?
    This country has an epic battle ahead.
    Colin Powell is now the number one talking head for the progressive machine. His words this past weekend were so out of touch with reality, it is disgraceful!
    Hey Colin, the founders wanted things to take time, to consider the outcome!
    When you have one person just ramming things past an impotent congress, you have a problem sir!
    It usually goes by some familiar moniker's you might just recognize!
    Communist
    Totalitarian
    Anarchist
    Fascist, take you pick!
    Did you not swear on a bible to fight against any enemy foreign and domestic sir? And you spread missinformation and out and out fabrications!
    How do you sleep at night?
    Jerry
    28 Nov 2011, 01:54 PM Reply Like
  • davidbdc
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    He is the 1% - the rules didn't apply to him. Break the law and no consequences.... claim victim because he's a homosexual and keep right on serving in Congress.

     

    Change the rules for me!

     

    Make millions while in Congress!

     

    Write rules for the benefit of those that give me money!

     

    Yes, He is the 1%. And he's one of them that has gotten his money through corruption. He's scum.
    28 Nov 2011, 02:16 PM Reply Like
  • sean.parmelee
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    Apparently the trolls are unanimous in their support for Frank.
    28 Nov 2011, 10:07 AM Reply Like
  • Terry330
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    He is one of a few people in Congress that I will stop what I'm doing and listen to. The vast majority blather on and on. I can always rely on him to be articulate and forthright­. We could use 10 more like him. He will be sorely missed.
    28 Nov 2011, 11:56 AM Reply Like
  • davidbdc
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    10 more like him?

     

    Like using his power as an elected official to wipe out ("fix") 33 parking tickets for the male prostitute working as his personal assistant?

     

    Like writing a "misleading memo" to the court to secure his male prostitute's probation?

     

    Like allowing his male prostitute/personal assistant to run a prostitution ring out of his DC apartment?

     

    Yeah, 10 more like him is exactly what we don't need.
    28 Nov 2011, 02:12 PM Reply Like
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