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Barney Frank: Happy ending possible despite economic mess
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 02.13.09

Posted on 02/13/2009 12:45:43 PM PST by gondramB

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank says he sees a “happy ending” to the nation’s economic woes within several years, has “a lot of confidence” in the Obama administration economic team, and argues that most of the money being spent to revive US banks “is going to be repaid.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: barneyfrank; fanniemae; frank; fwank; pork
I suspect Representative Frank's idea of a "happy ending" is different from mine.
1 posted on 02/13/2009 12:45:44 PM PST by gondramB
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To: gondramB
The terms "Barney Frank" and "happy ending" should never appear together. Ever.

Excuse my while I wash my eyes out. With sulfuric acid.
2 posted on 02/13/2009 12:47:08 PM PST by JamesP81 (I shall give their president the same respect they gave mine)
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To: gondramB
Barney Frank: Happy ending

4 words I never need to see together...EVER

3 posted on 02/13/2009 12:47:17 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: gondramB

Barney Frank, July 2008

(paraphrase)

‘Long term Freddie and Fannie have a bright future...’


4 posted on 02/13/2009 12:47:27 PM PST by Badeye (There are no 'great moments' in Moderate Political History. Only losses.)
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To: gondramB

Given that Frank opined until the end that Freddie/Fannie were great and stable and the warning about mortgage collapse were “racist,” I think he should STFU.


5 posted on 02/13/2009 12:47:33 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag fire.)
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To: gondramB

The trouble with people of Frank’s orientation is that they start working on the end from the beginning.


6 posted on 02/13/2009 12:47:57 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: gondramB

Happy ending, the 4th Congressional District of Massachusetts
sinks into the sea.


7 posted on 02/13/2009 12:48:24 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: gondramB

Who can tell just how it starts
Angry words and broken hearts
Till silently we sit apart
You and I
But in awhile the anger’s gone
And we forget who’s right or wrong
Then one of us will end it all
With just a smile

We believe in happy endings
Never breaking
Only bending
Taking time enough for mending
The hurt inside

We believe in new beginnings
Giving in
And forgiving
We believe happy endings
You and I

Just a word is all it takes
And so it pass
The silence breaks
And looking back it makes us ache
For what we’ve done

And so we cling together now
And wonder why we’re oh so proud
When all that matters anyhow
Is our love

We believe in happy endings
Never breaking
Only bending
Taking time enough for mending
The hurt inside

We believe in new beginnings
Giving in
And forgiving
We believe in happy endings
You and I


8 posted on 02/13/2009 12:48:38 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: gondramB

Frank is clueless and braindead. His “happy ending” is that now that he and his Commie ‘RAT comrades are in charge, he won’t be doing any hard time in the big house. He got away with it and is now home free.


9 posted on 02/13/2009 12:48:42 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Have You Punched A Democrat Today? - Do it for the children.)
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To: gondramB

“I suspect Representative Frank’s idea of a “happy ending” is different from mine”

No, I bet he knew exactly what he was saying. All his little gay lefties are snorting away.


10 posted on 02/13/2009 12:49:11 PM PST by y6162
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To: gondramB

The Queeah has infected the country with economic AIDS


11 posted on 02/13/2009 12:50:20 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . The original point of America was not to be Europe)
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To: gondramB

Really need to see that karmic payback to Frank. He is so culpable for this mess. With his cozy connections to Fannie and Freddie and driving down loan requirements to secure himself a voter bloc.

He is a dishonest person in so many ways ( running that male prostitution ring out of his townhouse, how did he survive that?) And now here he is sitting high and mighty in this powerful role. It is so wrong.

So incredibly wrong. Karma will bite him one day.


12 posted on 02/13/2009 12:50:39 PM PST by dascallie
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To: gondramB
"I suspect Representative Frank's idea of a "happy ending" is different from mine."

Barney's been mad at Republicans ever since Arnold rejected him as a young man.
13 posted on 02/13/2009 12:51:07 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag fire.)
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To: gondramB

Democrats are betting this jobs on success. Republicans are betting their jobs on failure. Voters decide November 2010.


14 posted on 02/13/2009 12:51:11 PM PST by ex-snook ("But above all things, truth beareth away the victory.")
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

He’s happy. The govt now owns Fannie and Freddie and has taken on all their liabilities. No one knows how much that is going to cost over the years.
If you look at the Fannie website..they are still making the same kind of loans.


15 posted on 02/13/2009 12:51:18 PM PST by Oldexpat (Drill Here, Drill There..we must drill everywhere.)
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To: gondramB

It is truly incredible that this guy being responsible for the collapse of our housing market could get up and talk about this.

We live in a different world right now. Very upside down.


16 posted on 02/13/2009 12:51:42 PM PST by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: gondramB
Representative Barney “Flaming” Frank continues to be an arsonist impersonating a firefighter. Barney always hopes for a ‘happy ending’ when he is either screwing the taxpayer, or getting a Lewinski from the press.
17 posted on 02/13/2009 12:51:49 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: dascallie
( running that male prostitution ring out of his townhouse, how did he survive that?)

Are you kidding? That made him more popular in queer MA.

18 posted on 02/13/2009 12:52:32 PM PST by what's up
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To: gondramB

He seems to think this is all a fairy tale.


19 posted on 02/13/2009 12:52:54 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Destroy Porkulus before it destroys us.)
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To: gondramB
I suspect Representative Frank's idea of a ...

Looking for surreal stick to poke out mind's eye.

20 posted on 02/13/2009 12:53:03 PM PST by frithguild (Can I drill your head now?)
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To: SERKIT

If anyone thinks that Barney wasn’t making a double endendre with his Happy Ending comment, probably believes that he didn’t know he had a Gay brothel being run out of his bed.


21 posted on 02/13/2009 12:53:59 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: gondramB

Barney Frank will be happiest locked up in a maximum security federal prison ~ and we should promise him as often as possible that this will be possible once we retake Congress.


22 posted on 02/13/2009 12:55:14 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: gondramB

His idea of a happy ending is anything that deflects attention from his culpability in causing this mess.


23 posted on 02/13/2009 12:55:30 PM PST by Busywhiskers (Delinda est Democrats)
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To: gondramB

The only happy ending would involve Barney Frank incarcerated at Canyon City Supermax for the rest of his natural life, and Pelosi at CCWF in Chowchilla.


24 posted on 02/13/2009 12:56:28 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: massgopguy

The fact that Frank is chairperson of the House banking committee shows the extent of contempt that congress has for voters. Frank would be better qualified to chair the committee on sodomy and AIDS.


25 posted on 02/13/2009 12:56:44 PM PST by pleikumud
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To: gondramB
Happy ending possible despite economic mess

I wouldn't want to be within 100 miles of any mess following Barney Frank's happy ending.

26 posted on 02/13/2009 12:59:06 PM PST by libh8er
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To: MeanWestTexan
I'm sorry I couldn't load that entire jpg - I don't have a 47 inch monitor attached.

Is that "weawy Bawny" hungrily eying Arnold's bulging quadriceps?

27 posted on 02/13/2009 1:00:51 PM PST by Obamageddon (Birth certificate and college transcripts will be required for Federal employment, Mr. Soetero)
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To: gondramB

Bawney likes happy endings at the bathhouse too.


28 posted on 02/13/2009 1:03:46 PM PST by arealconservativeforachange (Tell JD Hayworth to run for McCain's seat! http://www.jdhayworth.com/contact.php)
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To: gondramB

Oh he’s just confused. He’s must have gotten a new boyfriend and THAT’S what he’s talking about.


29 posted on 02/13/2009 1:04:19 PM PST by Grumpybutt (Obama = Manchurian Candidate... the question is, who's?)
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To: gondramB

Mr. Frank may have inadvertently revealed the truth of the matter here. The “stimulus” program is more about Liberal self-gratification than giving the economy a boost.


30 posted on 02/13/2009 1:04:51 PM PST by Reaganesque
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To: Reaganesque

>>Mr. Frank may have inadvertently revealed the truth of the matter here. The “stimulus” program is more about Liberal self-gratification than giving the economy a boost.<<

Ladies and Gentlemen, I believe we have the post of the day.


31 posted on 02/13/2009 1:06:05 PM PST by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.)
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To: gondramB

“Reacharound (don’t look it up) bwaney fag is almost siglehandedly (don’t look it up) responsible for this entire fiasco.

They all leave him alone because of three things:

1. He is smart. It is true. He is very smart.

2. He is an amazing asshole, who will cut you to ribbons.

3. He is as gay as they come.

He is well known for the above. We need someone to platter this jerk to the floor.


32 posted on 02/13/2009 1:11:08 PM PST by Darwin Fish (God invented evolution. Man invented religeon.)
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To: gondramB

2 months before insolvancy - Bwany Fwank “Fannie and Freddie are healthy”.


33 posted on 02/13/2009 1:13:04 PM PST by uncommonsense
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To: gondramB
Says the truly delusional Frank (who got us INTO this financial avalanche)...There will be “a renewed appreciation for the importance of the government setting rules,” ... “You will get a new, systemic-risk regulatory regime.”

And this, my good FRiends, is precisely the way they think.

Vewwy skewwy, n'est ce pas?

.

34 posted on 02/13/2009 1:14:27 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Seaplaner

>>Says the truly delusional Frank (who got us INTO this financial avalanche).<<

Excellent point - he led the fight against regulating Fannie and Freddie.


35 posted on 02/13/2009 1:15:15 PM PST by gondramB (Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.)
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To: Obamageddon

Yes, sorry it was so big -— I just grabbed it and didn’t notice the size.


36 posted on 02/13/2009 1:17:22 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag fire.)
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To: gondramB

Not as long as the RATS are in charge.


37 posted on 02/13/2009 1:17:51 PM PST by jersey117
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To: gondramB

Or at least who’s offering it, in any case.


38 posted on 02/13/2009 1:18:46 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: gondramB
Barney Frank, the retarded little butt pirate needs to find a closet and hide in it..One day someone is going to get the little queer and never let him go..and his democrat friends will not do a thing to help him..He is so obnoxious with his smirk on his face I would love to slap that grin off his filthy face but might catch something from him if I touched him..
39 posted on 02/13/2009 1:19:36 PM PST by PLD
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To: MeanWestTexan

Apparently you haven’t seen him on TV discussing his latest historical revision of events where HE was actually the ‘whistleblower’.
He claimed that he warned that uncreditworthy people shouldn’t get loans.


40 posted on 02/13/2009 1:21:34 PM PST by griswold3 (a good story is more compelling than the search for truth)
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To: JamesP81
The terms "Barney Frank" and "happy ending" should never appear together. Ever.

Happy Endings R' Us


41 posted on 02/13/2009 1:25:23 PM PST by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: gondramB

Someone will sell him their children...


42 posted on 02/13/2009 1:34:47 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: gondramB

Barney Frank, the late and regrettably named Gerry Studds, Ted Kennedy, John Kerry - words cannot express the joys of admitting one is from Massachusetts.


43 posted on 02/13/2009 1:54:52 PM PST by OpeEdMunkey
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To: gondramB

While there is some discussion about whether the correct phonetic spelling is “Bawney” or “Bwaney”, we’re all agreed the last name is spelled “Fwank.”

Adjustments accordingly in the future will help us stay on the Congressman’s good (?) side, by implementing his pronunciation correctly.


44 posted on 02/13/2009 2:09:30 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (This is not an Administration. It is a Sitcom.)
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To: gondramB

I see “Tinker Bell” is gay over a resolution to this whole situation.


45 posted on 02/13/2009 3:21:41 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Been here before)
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To: gondramB

I don’t think the economy is the Happy End he’s thinking about.


46 posted on 02/13/2009 3:22:36 PM PST by MaxMax (I'll welcome death when God calls me. Until then, the fight is on)
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To: gondramB

Happy ending = story of Bawney’s life.


47 posted on 02/13/2009 4:33:37 PM PST by La Enchiladita (God help us)
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