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Challenger Sean Bielat Holds His Own Against U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (the only televised debate)
WBUR ^ | 10/12/10 | Fred Thys

Posted on 10/12/2010 6:54:00 AM PDT by Libloather

Challenger Bielat Holds His Own Against U.S. Rep. Frank
By Fred Thys
Oct 12, 2010, 6:55 AM UPDATED 9:23 AM

NEWTON, Mass. — Rep. Barney Frank faced his Republican challenger Monday night in their only televised debate. It was the first chance for the challenger, Marine reservist Sean Bielat, to show he could survive going on television against the congressman famous for his way with words.

Democrat Frank came armed with his usual wit. For instance, he dismissed New York Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino as a horse’s behind for saying that “children are being brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option.”

“That guy running in New York, I guess his name is Paladino. Frankly, when I heard it at first, I thought it was Palomino, and only part of whom was talking,” Frank said.

Bielat is giving Frank the hardest race he’s faced since 1982. The 35-year-old first-time candidate gave up his full-time job as an executive at iRobot to run this race. He says his campaign has been boosted by hundreds of thousands of dollars pouring in in small donations from across the country.

Monday night’s debate, moderated by NECN’s Jim Braude, was Bielat’s only chance to show a TV audience that he could stand up to Frank’s debating skills.

The recent Wharton MBA found out that going up against the wit of Frank is hard. This became evident when, at one point, Bielat said he would have opposed bailing out General Motors and Chrysler.

“I would have let them go,” Bielat said.

“How about that, Barney Frank?” Braude asked.

“There are a lot of people who agree with Sean Bielat. A lot of people agree with everybody. A lot of people think Elvis is still alive, too,” Frank replied.

(Excerpt) Read more at wbur.org ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: barney; bielat; frank; sean

Candidates for Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District, incumbent Democrat Rep. Barney Frank, left, and Republican challenger Sean Bielat, center, debate on NECN on Monday.
1 posted on 10/12/2010 6:54:08 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
“There are a lot of people who agree with Sean Bielat. A lot of people agree with everybody. A lot of people think Elvis is still alive, too,” Frank replied.

Only somebody who thought a palomino was running for Governor of New York would think this is skillful debating. But then, one expects Barney to have a lot of familiatiry with behinds, of whatever kind.

2 posted on 10/12/2010 6:56:52 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: Libloather

Just when I thought that yesterday’s thread entitled “Can Bielat beat Barney?” was an unfortunate choice of words, this gets posted.


3 posted on 10/12/2010 6:57:56 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Libloather
Not a big surprise, but for those who may not know: the Moderator, Jim Braude, is very far Left, a self-hating Jew, who served for a time in the city government of Cambridge, MA.

How come Ann Coulter never gets to moderate a candidate debate anywhere?

4 posted on 10/12/2010 6:58:05 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: ClearCase_guy
How come Ann Coulter never gets to moderate a candidate debate anywhere?

Because that would be like the Lefties coming to a gunfight armed with a toothpick.

5 posted on 10/12/2010 7:01:16 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: Libloather
The fat queer doesn't seem to be to happy..This really is something I have been waiting to see for a long time.He has been a thorn in the side of the American people long enough..This is one race I will enjoy seeing when this fat toad is dethroned..besides the one we have here Chet Edwards both are whores for Pelosi and I will be so happy when that old crow bites the dust..
6 posted on 10/12/2010 7:02:51 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Libloather

I thought Barney only debated dining room tables?


7 posted on 10/12/2010 7:02:54 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Libloather

Challenger Sean Bielat Holds His Own Against U.S. Rep. Barney Frank

The headline is pretty inviting for sarcastic comments but I’ll pass...


8 posted on 10/12/2010 7:05:12 AM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA, You can't fix stupid...)
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To: PLD
The fat queer doesn't seem to be to happy...

Even the skinny ones never seem to be too happy.

Which is odd since they call themselves "gay". Go figure.

9 posted on 10/12/2010 7:06:14 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Libloather

“There are a lot of people who agree with Sean Bielat. A lot of people agree with everybody. A lot of people think Elvis is still alive, too,” Frank replied.

Shouldn’t it be “Dere a wot of pweople who agwee wiff Sean Bielat. A wot of pweople agwee wiff evwebody. A wot of pweople tink Elvis is stwill awive, too,” Frank replied.


10 posted on 10/12/2010 7:06:26 AM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: PLD
The fat queer doesn't seem to be to happy...

Hey! How about a little sensitivity here, huh?

I believe the socially acceptable term is "gravitationally challenged".

11 posted on 10/12/2010 7:08:23 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Libloather

Frank is such a corrutp a$$ himself, it makes him an authority on all things a$$. Starting with “How to be an a$$ and rip off your constituents,” and going on from there.


12 posted on 10/12/2010 7:08:35 AM PDT by Danae (Analnathrach, orth' bhais's bethad, do che'l de'nmha.)
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To: Libloather

Barney Frank’s wit is an urban legend.

He is coarse, crude, crass and criminal.....but what do I know?

For starters: Elvis is dead.


13 posted on 10/12/2010 7:10:55 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: Texas Eagle

You are so right,but he usually has that look on his face like you can’t touch me my seat is safe..This will make me want to throw a party when he is gone..I know he will fight for ever last vote and keep the thing going as long as he can..I think the only thing that will save him is if his moron boss Obama sent in the Black Panthers like he did in Pa.. and if he does I hope the people there are ready to fight the filthy bastards..


14 posted on 10/12/2010 7:11:55 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Texas Eagle

LOL!!


15 posted on 10/12/2010 7:13:02 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Libloather

I think it’s very telling that Bielat is getting donations from all over the country to help defeat Bwarney. This is evidence of how much Bwarney is hated, and also evidence that people everywhere are now awake to the fact that Bwarney’s power and policies are bringing this country down.


16 posted on 10/12/2010 7:13:10 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: sodpoodle
Barney Frank’s wit is an urban legend.

and yet he is a known master debater ...

17 posted on 10/12/2010 7:17:36 AM PDT by bankwalker (In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.)
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To: PLD

He and Dodd need to be arrested, tried and if found guilty, executed for the damage they inflicted on this country. Would be interesting if someone could trace the monies I suspect they have spirited out of the country.

They, more than anyone in the Senate, helped turn this coutnry into a third world nation.


18 posted on 10/12/2010 7:17:49 AM PDT by Chickensoup (There is a group of people who suck off the productive. They make rules then find infractions.)
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To: BelegStrongbow
"Only somebody who thought a palomino was running for Governor of New York would think this is skillful debating. "

Interesting off topic aside. Daddy Cuomo's most trusted and closest confidante for his entire career, and a guy who is still called on by Cuomo fils is a Brooklyn lawyer named Fabian Palomino. He is known as a lawyer who walks the picket fence between legal and illegal with great desterity.

19 posted on 10/12/2010 7:25:03 AM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: Libloather

Better than letting Barney hold it.


20 posted on 10/12/2010 7:26:58 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("It's amazing, A man who has such large ears could be so tone deaf" Rush Limbaugh 9/8/10)
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To: Chickensoup
You are so right..These criminals should be in jail maybe the Republicans if they take charge will send them all to jail.Including Nancy and Harry..
21 posted on 10/12/2010 7:27:04 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: PLD

We can dream.


22 posted on 10/12/2010 7:31:09 AM PDT by This I Wonder32460
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To: Libloather

I would ask Barney how his boyfriend from Fannie Mae is doing.


23 posted on 10/12/2010 7:37:01 AM PDT by TJ Jackson
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To: Libloather

Any good on-site reports from our FR Broadband Journalists? How did Sean do. Hope he did better than just holding his own (so to speak). We all remember what Patton said about holding our own.


24 posted on 10/12/2010 7:42:59 AM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: xkaydet65
Fabian Palomino. He is known as a lawyer who walks the picket fence between legal and illegal with great desterity.

Too bad the interviewer was not educated enough to know this or, if he did, honest enough to note the coincidence, and thus deflate Frank's attempted insult.

25 posted on 10/12/2010 7:46:19 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: Libloather

Frank’s “way with words” simply involves out shouting or talking over his opponent while employing slurs and vile attacks. All of this depends upon his securing a nice, left wing host or news reader who will allow Frank to get away with it.


26 posted on 10/12/2010 7:47:09 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Libloather
“There are a lot of people who agree with Sean Bielat. A lot of people agree with everybody. A lot of people think Elvis is still alive, too,” Frank replied.

So this is what passes for "wit" among the Massholes? Man, that's just so clever. That Bwaney, he's just such a witty guy, such a gay blade. Ha ha ha.

27 posted on 10/12/2010 7:55:45 AM PDT by chimera
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To: Libloather

He’s a detestable creep at the heart of the Fannie/Freddie/2008 economic collapse, that he might be re-elected at all is criminal.


28 posted on 10/12/2010 8:11:47 AM PDT by FreedomFighter1013 (Obama: President Zero)
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To: Libloather
If that is the extent of the Master(de)baters skills, he needs to answer the questions with hard facts, not snide comments and innuendos. Being the (cl)ass clown in a serious debate does not bode well. Usually.
29 posted on 10/12/2010 8:37:38 AM PDT by sniper63 (I am the leader of the TEA Party, I, myself am the leader of me, myself for I am the TEA Party!)
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To: PLD
I don't like Chet Edwards, though he beats my congresscritter, Sheila Jackson Lee. But comparing either one to a guy who cleans toilets with his mouth and who ran a homosexual whorehouse out of his basement - well, even Sheila isn't THAT disgusting.

BTW, she's BLOCK WALKING. She hasn't done that in the fourteen years since she infested congress with her racist/communist attitudes ! Her district's demographics have changed significantly. May she lose big.

30 posted on 10/12/2010 12:41:00 PM PDT by jimt
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To: jimt
Sheila Jackson Lee's BLOCK WALKING.....she's that scared. She hasn't done that in the fourteen years since she infested OUR Congress with her racist/communist attitudes ! Her district's demographics have changed significantly. May she lose big.

Now is the time to ditch arrogant Sheila Jackson Lee.......rudely talking on her cell phone, as a cancer survivor spoke at a townhall against ObamaCare. To add insult to injury Jackson Lee planted a fake doctor in the audience who endorsed the ObamaCare atrocity.

Jackson Lee embraced "doctor" Roxana Mayer, who she described as a "general practitioner for the last four years." Except of course was a fake, an Obama plant. Mayer is a former Texas delegate for Obama, whose name is proudly listed on Obama's campaign web page. Mayer doesn't even live in Jackson Lee's district.

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It appears Cong Jackson Lee may have colluded to deceive constituents and facilitated ID theft. The FBI should interrogate Jackson Lee to determine if Roxana Mayer received anything of value to pull off the deception---money, jobs, political cover to facilitate the deception, and whether they colluded to misuse Congessional influence.

FBI TIP PAGE http://tips.fbi.gov/ (you may remain anonymous)

Lee's official campaign finance records filed with the FEC, and state election commission, should be scrutinized for possible violations. Determine if names of Lee's contributors are legit and whether Lee illegally used campaign funds, and whether Lee received campaign contributions to influence Conressional votes.

Jackson Lee and Obama may have colluded with Mayer and agreed to give her something of value, a govt gratuity, a job, etc, in exchange for her impersonation.

FBI TIP PAGE http://tips.fbi.gov/ (you may remain anonymous)

"Make that three double pepperoni pizzas, four gallons of Pepsi red,
and three loaves of garlic bread. And deliver it in 10 minutes, after
I get rid of these annoying constituents. I'm starved. "

31 posted on 10/12/2010 3:46:25 PM PDT by Liz (Nov 2 will be one more stitch in Obama's political shroud.)
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To: Libloather; NYer; The Mayor; stephenjohnbanker; hoosiermama; maggief; sickoflibs
A flaming gay himself, Barney Frank dismissed New York candidate Carl Paladino for saying that “children are being brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option.”

Obama's buggery czar Kevin Jennings gave a speech about how he advised a 15-year-old high-school sophomore who was having sex with an older man that, "I hope you knew to use a condom." Jennings recently announced he wants homosexual curricula in all US schools.

REFERENCE Obama's buggery czar
Washington Times ^ | 12/8/09 | Editorial
FR Posted December 08, 2009 5:58:42 AM by Elkiejg

The media is trying to keep this story in the closet, but it's important not to wink at all the serious problems surrounding President Obama's controversial "safe schools czar," Kevin Jennings. Mr. Jennings is the moral malefactor who gave a speech about how he merely advised a 15-year-old high-school sophomore who was having sex with an older man that, "I hope you knew to use a condom." He knew the boy had met the adult in a bus-station restroom. Mr. Jennings also expressed admiration for Harry Hay, a notorious and extremely prominent supporter of the North American Man Boy Love Association. "One of the people that's always inspired me is Harry Hay," he said. Despite numerous requests to the Obama administration and Mr. Jennings, we have not received any answers to inquiries about these troubling issues. Now revelations have surfaced that Mr. Jennings not only thought there was nothing wrong with boys having sex with older men (or girls having sex with older women), but he also played a role in promoting such relationships. (Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...

October 10, 2009
Besieged czar, EEOC chief safe, Obama tells homosexual crowd
WND | FR Posted by yoe

EXCERPT President Obama received a warm welcome at the annual dinner of the homosexual support group Human Rights Campaign, promising to sign hate crimes legislation, to repeal both "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and the "Defense of Marriage Act." and to continue supporting his besieged appointments as "safe schools czar" and head of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

WND revelations about Kevin Jennings, the safe schools czar, and Chai Feldblum, his EEOC nominee, have resulted in criticism in Congress and from group's concerned about past actions and statements.

53 members of Congress demanded that Obama dismiss Jennings following WND disclosures about his past, including an incident in which he counseled a 15-year-old student to keep quiet about being seduced by an older man. WND disclosures that Feldblum proclaimed "gay sex is morally good" have also made her a target for criticism.

"I'm here with a simple message: I'm here with you in that fight," Obama told the homosexual activist group. "For even as we face extraordinary challenges as a nation, we cannot and we will not put aside issues of basic equality. I greatly appreciate the support I've received from many in this room. I also appreciate that many of you don't believe that progress has come fast enough. I want to be honest about that. Because it's important to be honest amongst friends."

Obama made a direct reference to his besieged appointees without naming them. "Nobody in America should be fired because they're gay, despite doing a great job and meeting their responsibilities," he said. "It's not fair, it's not right, we're going to put a stop to it. Read more at wnd.com ...

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LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES.

"O-o-o-o, look at those shoulders. Being manhandled by a Marine is my dream."

32 posted on 10/12/2010 3:59:42 PM PDT by Liz (Nov 2 will be one more stitch in Obama's political shroud.)
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To: Liz

LOL!!


33 posted on 10/12/2010 4:05:59 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: jimt

Amen,may Jackson Lee lose big time..I am sure she has her limo parked around the corner she is not going to walk any place..It would be very good to see that big headed Ignorant black women lose her job..


34 posted on 10/13/2010 7:59:49 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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