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Barney Frank Will Move to Defund War Under Democrat President
Crosswalk ^

Posted on 05/07/2008 9:34:10 AM PDT by mnehring

House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) told Cybercast News Service on Tuesday he will move to end the Iraq War with an immediate termination of funding if a Democrat becomes president next year.

"I will move to cut funding immediately," said Frank. "I have already done that. I voted against the war and voted to cut the funding. I would hope a Democratic President would put in place a plan that would begin a total withdrawal."

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TOPICS: Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 110th; barneyfrank; cutandrun; obama

1 posted on 05/07/2008 9:34:10 AM PDT by mnehring
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In Barney Frank’s world.
Running a prostitution ring out of your basement = good.
Supplying our young men and women bullets and body armor in the heat of battle = bad.


2 posted on 05/07/2008 9:35:50 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehrling

I really don’t want to enter into Barney Frank’s world. Though, I wish he would take his rhetoric to Iraq, personally.


3 posted on 05/07/2008 9:39:49 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Soldier home after 15 months in the Triangle of death)
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To: mnehrling
Barney Frank Will Move to Defund War Under Democrat President

I"ll be 60 on Sunday and my eyes are going bad. For a brief moment, I thought the headline read:

Barney Frank Will Move to Defend War Under Democrat President.

4 posted on 05/07/2008 9:40:46 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: mnehrling
It's simple. Lose the war=Bush's defeat=revenge for 2000 election.

That's the formula and that's what will drive Dems to the polls in droves.

It's still about 2000.

5 posted on 05/07/2008 9:41:14 AM PDT by stravinskyrules (Why is it that whenever I hear a piece of music I don't like, it's always by Villa-Lobos?)
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To: mnehrling

I am surprised Barney is not offering to take showers with the young soldiers, especially the underage boys that manage to enter service at 17. This pervert is about as disgusting as they get and he continues to get reelected. Do people in his district have cavitated brains and teeth?


6 posted on 05/07/2008 9:41:54 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot ((Hallmarks of Liberalism: Ingratitude and Envy))
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Heck, if a Democrat is president, I bet the news(sic) will be that in Iraq, the sun is shining a little brighter, the children are happier, everything is peaceful, and we should stay to help our friends(sic)... that way, they can give the ‘D’ president credit for fixing(sic) it. You'll see a lot more dems defend the war than in the past.
7 posted on 05/07/2008 9:43:19 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehrling

Hey, that’ll show our enemies in that part of the World.

I’m beginning to feel like I’m back in the 1970’s.


8 posted on 05/07/2008 9:45:54 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Concerned about the price of arugula)
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To: mnehrling

If McCain doesn’t turn that into a campaign ad, he’s a complete idiot.


9 posted on 05/07/2008 9:46:46 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Who Would Montgomery Brewster Choose?)
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To: mnehrling

I’d tell Mr. Frank to KMA, but I’m afraid he’d take me up on it.


10 posted on 05/07/2008 9:50:54 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a 2nd BCT 10th Mountain Soldier home after 15 months in the Triangle of death)
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To: mnehrling

When Barney was a state rep in MA, he used to file a bill every year to repeal all of the sodomy laws.

Gee. What a guy.


11 posted on 05/07/2008 9:51:47 AM PDT by RexBeach
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To: mnehrling

The dims opposition to the military is primarily a function of their pandering to the gay lobby.


12 posted on 05/07/2008 9:52:22 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: popdonnelly
>>I’m beginning to feel like I’m back in the 1970’s.<<

EXACTLY. The Killing Fields of Cambodia will be like a day at the beach compared to what will happen in the MidEast when the Dems pull the rug out from under Iraq.

VOTE U.S. MILITARY 2008!

13 posted on 05/07/2008 9:53:11 AM PDT by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: RexBeach

More reasons why people need ti suck it up and vote for McCain.
It is a vote against evil.

obambi is evil. hillary is evil.


14 posted on 05/07/2008 9:54:42 AM PDT by Larebil (My name is liberal backwards, since they backwards thinking)
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To: mnehrling

I’m surprised Barney took the pillow out of his mouth long enough to make this statement.


15 posted on 05/07/2008 9:55:17 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Average White Conservative)
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To: mnehrling

I understand why Barney wants to bring a bunch of young men home, but I really don’t think many play his games.


16 posted on 05/07/2008 9:56:27 AM PDT by Always Right (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?)
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To: reagan_fanatic

I’m surprised Barney took the pillow out of his mouth long enough to make this statement.”

it’s not a pillow.


17 posted on 05/07/2008 10:00:48 AM PDT by tired1 (responsibility without authority is slavery!)
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To: mnehrling
This is chum to stir the waters for the KOS kiddies and their cousins. He hopes to make them believe they count and will do their bidding. Later he'll make an excuse for not defunding, blaming, of course, the eeeeevil Republicans for teir ineptitude........

A strategy that has proven to work.

18 posted on 05/07/2008 10:04:24 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: stravinskyrules

It’s still about 2000.

Bunch of babies.


19 posted on 05/07/2008 10:10:00 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: mnehrling
Barney Frank Will Move to Defund War Under Democrat President

To the winner go the spoils.

They are running on a platform of surrender. If they win, no one should be surprised at what follows.

20 posted on 05/07/2008 10:13:44 AM PDT by Jim Noble (ride 'em like you stole 'em)
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To: stravinskyrules
It's simple. Lose the war=Bush's defeat=revenge for 2000 election.

History repeats? Lose the (Vietnam) war=Nixon's defeat=revenge for 1972 election.

Well, sort of, but in truth it's more about this: Liberals cannot stand the idea of America ever winning another war.

By late 1973 and early '74, we had pretty much neutralized North Vietnam's ambitions. Then, after Nixon's resignation an overwhelming Democrat majority in Congress virtually cut off funding for the South and emboldened the North to move again. By April of '75, it was over. If the Democrats win the White House this year, they will have also have an overwhelmingly Democrat Congress, and guess what will happen? Bank on it.

21 posted on 05/07/2008 10:26:52 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Politicians cannot buy votes that are not for sale.)
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To: mnehrling
Barney Frank Will Move to Defund War Under Democrat President

Sun Will Rise in the East Tomorrow and Set in the West

23 posted on 05/07/2008 10:31:28 AM PDT by Allegra (Tehran delenda est)
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To: mnehrling

Barney is telegraphing that he does not trust Hillary or Obama to be able to fight the war competently and so he is taking that “off the table” so as to give them a watered down job description for President.


24 posted on 05/07/2008 10:31:30 AM PDT by LetsRok
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To: andy58-in-nh

Quote: “If the Democrats win the White House this year, they will have also have an overwhelmingly Democrat Congress, and guess what will happen? Bank on it.”

Except this time it will come home to roost in our own backyard. How long before we suffer more catastrophic attacks on U.S. soil? I say less than one year into a dem presidency. Thereafter the electorate will turn on the dems. Sad, but that is what it will take.


25 posted on 05/07/2008 11:00:58 AM PDT by FlipWilson
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To: popdonnelly
I’m beginning to feel like I’m back in the 1970’s.

And it's not a good feeling either, is it? There is an air of inevitability about the coming "American Collapse" as forecast in Newsweek, Time, etc. If we allow the left to drag us down, some very nasty people will take over world leadership -- some Islamists and some Marxists.

26 posted on 05/07/2008 11:01:13 AM PDT by JimSEA
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To: NonValueAdded
If McCain doesn’t turn that into a campaign ad, he’s a complete idiot.

If McCain doesn’t turn that into a all the clinton vs BO and BO vs clinton soundbites into campaign ads, he’s a complete idiot.

27 posted on 05/07/2008 11:05:42 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Typical white person, bitter, religious, gun owner, who will "Just say No to BO (or HRC).")
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To: mnehrling

Barney is planning on an attack from the rear?


28 posted on 05/07/2008 11:07:27 AM PDT by caisson71 (Times change, values don't.)
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To: FlipWilson
Things may go more poorly than you imagine. The electorate might well turn on the Dems if we are attacked again by terrorists, but don't expect the Democrats to run and hide (from the electorate, that is). Mark my words: they will respond by blaming George Bush for "making us more vulnerable to terrorism" by invading Iraq. In large numbers, they already believe this to be true, so it is not a giant leap to suggest that a President Obama would respond to an attack on our soil not by denouncing and engaging the terrorists, but by apologizing to the world and forswearing any response.

Then, we are truly ****ed.

29 posted on 05/07/2008 11:15:07 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Politicians cannot buy votes that are not for sale.)
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To: JimSEA
If Barney gets the funds cut off there will by 1000’s of civilians killed over there and I can assure you, not one dimwitt will loose any sleep over it.
30 posted on 05/07/2008 11:19:11 AM PDT by gulfcoast6
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To: JimSEA
If we allow the left to drag us down, some very nasty people will take over world leadership -- some Islamists and some Marxists.

Washington and Jefferson and the other Founding Fathers are weeping.

31 posted on 05/07/2008 11:20:00 AM PDT by mjp (Live & let live. I don't want to live in Mexico, Marxico, or Muslimico. Statism & high taxes suck)
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To: mnehrling
isn't that how Congress lost the Vietnam war? - joined with our sworn enemies, helping them win in Washington what the Communist forces couldn't win on the battlefield.

The Dems are absolutely opposed to bringing peace in Iraq - indeed, in the Mideast!!

The greatest peacemakers in world history are the American GI’s!!!

32 posted on 05/07/2008 1:04:17 PM PDT by elpadre
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