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Did Barney Frank Conceal Evidence in Ethics Investigation?
Liberty Central ^

Posted on 12/03/2010 7:50:31 PM PST by NanMan

Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) is frustrated that her ethics investigation has been suspended – shortly before she was supposed to face an investigative hearing to look at the charges against her. The pause came abruptly in October, when investigators of the House Ethics Committee discovered a critical piece of information – an E-mail from Waters’s Chief of Staff – that had not been turned over to committee investigators. Now – according to the Washington Post – investigators are trying to determine why the E-mail was not discovered until after the formal investigation had concluded

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barneyfrank; ethics; ethicscommittee; maxinewaters; uscongress

1 posted on 12/03/2010 7:50:35 PM PST by NanMan
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To: NanMan

Does a dalmatian have spots?


2 posted on 12/03/2010 7:59:21 PM PST by cableguymn
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To: NanMan

Is a pervert unethical?


3 posted on 12/03/2010 8:00:57 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: cableguymn
Pleeeeeese don't tell me he put it down his pants...
4 posted on 12/03/2010 8:01:35 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( I can see 2012 from my cubicle...)
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To: NanMan

For whatever reason the first thing that will happen is the Ethics hearing and the appropriate resolution will not be done by a Dem Congress but a Republican one. Say good-night Maxine.

By the way Bawney you’re next.


5 posted on 12/03/2010 8:03:50 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: cableguymn
Does a dalmatian have spots?

My dog, Spot, can likely answer that question!!!


6 posted on 12/03/2010 8:04:21 PM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: gov_bean_ counter; devolve; All
How did you guess?


7 posted on 12/03/2010 8:04:32 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: NanMan

Washington Post should be tried for treason!


8 posted on 12/03/2010 8:07:45 PM PST by Lorianne (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. ___ George Orwell)
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To: NanMan

Did he put it in a balloon and then hide it?


9 posted on 12/03/2010 8:08:20 PM PST by Jackie Treehorn
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To: cableguymn

Does a bear poop in the woods?

Is a homo congresscritter from massacheusettstan a scumbag?


10 posted on 12/03/2010 8:23:09 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% white, 50% black, 100% red)
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To: WVKayaker

Now that’s one sweet face!


11 posted on 12/03/2010 8:25:30 PM PST by McBuff
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To: All

Maybe this will be a twofer? :p

“OneUnited Bank had to write off more than $50 million when its investments in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stock “became virtually worthless after the government takeover, which wiped out shareholder value”.”
https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/OneUnited_Bank

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/32316339/Barney-Frank-Corruption-with-TARP-Funds-%28Part-2%29

http://www.linkedin.com/companies/oneunited-bank


12 posted on 12/03/2010 8:27:19 PM PST by Irenic
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To: WVKayaker

I mean Spot. . .not Bwaarney


13 posted on 12/03/2010 8:27:19 PM PST by McBuff
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To: McBuff
Thank you , kind sir...

Here he is with his "Baby". He keeps it on his bed.


14 posted on 12/03/2010 8:30:03 PM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: 43north

Most of the time a bear poops where a bear wants to poop.

Side note to all you killer freepers, spare me how you wouldn’t let a bear poop near your home, cause you carry xyz gun and would pop a cap in it’s ass.

Sorry, just seems like it is harder to make a fun comment without 1) getting a technical break down dissertation that attempts to prove your joke impossible, or 2) someone or multiple people that want to one up you on how cool they are.

Sorry for venting.

Fun post cept for my rant :-)


15 posted on 12/03/2010 8:38:09 PM PST by BookaT (My cat's breath smells like cat food!)
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To: Jackie Treehorn

Yeah...the words “Barney Frank” and “conceal” in the same sentence bring unwanted visualizations.


16 posted on 12/03/2010 8:39:10 PM PST by bigbob (.)
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To: NanMan; a fool in paradise

17 posted on 12/03/2010 8:39:42 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: potlatch

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Some things never wear out!

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18 posted on 12/03/2010 8:40:36 PM PST by devolve (. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0ponzi 9.8% . . . . . . . . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve

Lol.


19 posted on 12/03/2010 8:46:01 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: NanMan
Hmmmm ......

2 House ethics attorneys suspended (includes lead attorney on Maxine Waters case)

Blake Chisam, the chief counsel and staff director for the ethics panel, initially sought to fire Kim and Sovereign on Nov. 19, but was unable to do so.

It is unclear if the decision to place Kim and Sovereign on paid leave was related to the Waters’ case or another matter, although they were placed in that status on the same day that Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), the chairwoman and ranking member of the committee, announced the Waters’ trial was delayed. The committee announced that it had new information, including e-mails from Mikael Moore, Waters' chief of staff, that would have an impact on the Waters’ matter.

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20 posted on 12/03/2010 8:48:56 PM PST by Elle Bee
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To: NanMan

Barney has a very special spot where he can stash the evidence.


21 posted on 12/03/2010 8:56:32 PM PST by rfp1234 (Badgers? We don't need no stinkin' badgers!)
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To: SandRat

I am all for aggressive investigations by the House Ethics Committee. Often GOP members get burned. I say burn every single one of them, regardless of party, who isn’t squeaky clean. We should have no tolerance for corruption.


22 posted on 12/03/2010 9:23:25 PM PST by monkeyshine
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To: BookaT

I don’t mind bears pooping in the woods near my home.

On the other hand, if bawney fwank wanted to soil my property I’d have a big pwoblem with that !


23 posted on 12/03/2010 9:24:10 PM PST by 43north (BHO: 50% white, 50% black, 100% red)
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To: rfp1234

The TSA can be brought in to grope it out of him. bawney will be internally grateful..


24 posted on 12/03/2010 9:25:09 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: BookaT

Sooo....

Does a freeper vent in the woods?


25 posted on 12/03/2010 9:25:14 PM PST by Humble Servant
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To: monkeyshine

Agree.


26 posted on 12/03/2010 9:27:23 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Humble Servant

haha.

I guess from reading on here that some freepers can vent anywhere they want.

I am all for freedom I just think sometimes on here talk about writing checks their ass can’t cash. Or maybe that was a bad choice of words.

I don’t like criminals but am not 100% hip to killing a human because he tried to steal 2 beers from a quikie mart.

Some people need killing I will admit, but for a sane person, there is a price for killing someone. Is $1.78 worth of beer being stolen(or recovered because you killed the perp) worth waking up once from bad dream or wondering later on if you did the right thing?

Just saying, if someone wants to harm you or your family for no good reason, then defend yourself. If a poor bastard runs out of your quickie mart with a 40oz, call the cops, no need to kill them(I can already feel the flames) over something that costs less than you spend at McD’s for breakfast.

So to make a short answer long, yes a Freeper can vent in the woods, preferable with a gun or a bow.


27 posted on 12/03/2010 10:01:16 PM PST by BookaT (My cat's breath smells like cat food!)
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To: WVKayaker

Hey Spotty. . hey buddy! He looks very loved!!


28 posted on 12/03/2010 10:09:39 PM PST by McBuff
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To: WVKayaker

Aww, that’s so sweet! We have a spotted dog, too, only he’s a German Shorthaired Pointer.


29 posted on 12/03/2010 10:15:49 PM PST by Pining_4_TX
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To: NanMan
Ed Morrissey has a nice write-up of what's going down at HOT AIR:
House Ethics committee targeting Finance next?.

Frank has plausible deniabilty because he asked his staff to get all relevant docs. But anything to make him twitch is worth it.
I think it's hilarious that Waters was loud-mouthing about having the trial now (as in, the 111th Congress), but this discovery of the email will likely force her hearings into the 112th Congress!

Paraphrasing Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee from the movie, All the President's Men, "She's gonna get her tits caught in a wringer."

30 posted on 12/04/2010 12:39:58 AM PST by rvoitier (Progressives are in the GOP, too.)
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To: NanMan
You mean she may get the dreaded Censure?
Say it ain't so. . . . . . .
31 posted on 12/04/2010 3:27:51 AM PST by DeaconRed (This is subject to change at any time! ! ! !. This is not the time! ! ! !)
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To: LibWhacker

does a Bear obama in the woods?


32 posted on 12/04/2010 5:05:47 AM PST by SF_Redux
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To: BookaT

No flaming from me. Last time I checked, robbery was not punishable by death. Threaten me or my family, and that is another situation altogether..


33 posted on 12/04/2010 6:04:17 AM PST by joe fonebone (The House has oversight of the Judiciary...why are the rogue judges not being impeached?)
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To: NanMan

Barney Frank - “Banking Queen”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5NrqqK60OI


34 posted on 12/04/2010 7:25:49 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: NanMan

TSA should search him...I can only guess where he’s hidden the info.


35 posted on 12/04/2010 9:08:30 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: WKUHilltopper
TSA should search him...I can only guess where he’s hidden the info.

Where many men have gone before.

36 posted on 12/04/2010 9:17:02 AM PST by dfwgator (Congratulations to Josh Hamilton - AL MVP)
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