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Rep. Barney Frank won't seek re-election
CNN ^

Posted on 11/28/2011 7:01:32 AM PST by Sub-Driver

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Today's good news.........
1 posted on 11/28/2011 7:01:33 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Good riddance!


2 posted on 11/28/2011 7:02:21 AM PST by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: Sub-Driver

Rat leaving a sinking ship.


3 posted on 11/28/2011 7:02:54 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Sub-Driver

He should be occupying a jail cell.


4 posted on 11/28/2011 7:03:36 AM PST by iceskater (I am a Carnivore Conservative - No peas for me. (h/t N.Theknow))
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To: Sub-Driver

I want his dealings with Fannie and Freddie INVESTIGATED!


5 posted on 11/28/2011 7:03:36 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Sub-Driver
That makes my day...Only a hundred or so more Rats to go!

Mike

6 posted on 11/28/2011 7:03:54 AM PST by MichaelP (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools ~HS)
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To: Sub-Driver

They never leave voluntarily.


7 posted on 11/28/2011 7:03:54 AM PST by donna (This is what happens when America is no longer a Christian nation.)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Rat leaving a sinking ship

Interesting ...

8 posted on 11/28/2011 7:04:02 AM PST by frithguild (Restricting access to capital - Liberalism: The sharpest tool of big business, banks, etc.)
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To: SumProVita

Ditto that


9 posted on 11/28/2011 7:04:02 AM PST by iceskater (I am a Carnivore Conservative - No peas for me. (h/t N.Theknow))
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To: Sub-Driver

He got a job at Penn State?


10 posted on 11/28/2011 7:04:32 AM PST by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Today's good news.........

...but tomorrow's news will be Bwany Fwank's new job with FannieMae as a lobbyist...or the GLBT(whatever) organization...

11 posted on 11/28/2011 7:04:42 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s getting married and wants to spend time with his ‘wife’ and Mitt Romney officiating the ceremony?


12 posted on 11/28/2011 7:05:00 AM PST by presently no screen name (If it’s not in God’s Word - don’t pass it off as truth! That’s satan’s job.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Must be some sort of investigation pending....


13 posted on 11/28/2011 7:05:00 AM PST by clintonh8r (Living well is no longer the best revenge. Revenge is now the best revenge.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He doesn’t think re-election will be a cake-walk, so he’s bailing.


14 posted on 11/28/2011 7:05:09 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: Sub-Driver
He must have heard about the indictments coming down the pike.
15 posted on 11/28/2011 7:05:55 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The very idea of a community organizer is to stir up a mob for some political purpose." Ann Coulter)
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To: Sub-Driver
He deserves another term - in the penitentiary!
16 posted on 11/28/2011 7:06:37 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Barney Frank withdraws; enters annals of history.”


17 posted on 11/28/2011 7:06:42 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe Bwany feels his time there would be ending anyway
when 0 gets knocked off the pedestal.


18 posted on 11/28/2011 7:06:50 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (WE ARE AMERICA! DONATE TO FR MORE!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Damn it, I hope that does not mean he is going to spend more time here in Ma. Its sort of like letting the animals out of the zoo.
19 posted on 11/28/2011 7:06:55 AM PST by JIM O
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To: Sub-Driver

YAY!!

BTTT


20 posted on 11/28/2011 7:07:57 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Shaking My Head on a daily basis)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Barney Frank withdraws from body politic to enter annals of history.”


21 posted on 11/28/2011 7:08:17 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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To: Tijeras_Slim
Rat leaving a sinking ship.

Indeed. He'll take his fat pension and slink out the back door rather than face the voters about his involvement in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He'll live high while we struggle with the debt his corruption and mendacity has left us.

May he rot in Hell.

22 posted on 11/28/2011 7:08:32 AM PST by tacticalogic
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To: SumProVita

With David Gregory’s wife being their lawyer,
and GE paying NO taxes, surely NBC will get RIGHT ON IT.


23 posted on 11/28/2011 7:08:43 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s exceptionally good news, I wondered why Barney had been so quiet of late, now I know. He must be planning a wedding to Coach Sandusky.


24 posted on 11/28/2011 7:09:06 AM PST by izzatzo ( Anybody but Obamney and Huntsman. Cain looks better and better.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Awww...No more Banking Queen?? GOOD RIDDANCE! I know its a long shot but could a Republican take that seat? Or is it in such a gerrymandered district there is not chance...... Anyhow WELCOME news...


25 posted on 11/28/2011 7:09:18 AM PST by jakerobins
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To: SumProVita

Makes at least two of us.


26 posted on 11/28/2011 7:10:00 AM PST by izzatzo ( Anybody but Obamney and Huntsman. Cain looks better and better.)
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To: Diogenesis

Lead story on tonight’s Nightly News...


27 posted on 11/28/2011 7:10:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Sub-Driver
Why he's retiring is probably more important than the fact that he is.

He's not running, but can he hide?
28 posted on 11/28/2011 7:10:28 AM PST by novemberslady
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To: Sub-Driver

Bye bye fag.


29 posted on 11/28/2011 7:10:40 AM PST by ConservativeInPA (Maxine, I'll see you there. I'm not changing my ways.)
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To: Sub-Driver
First of many more old bulls, I suspect.

If Frank thought that there was at least a 5% chance that the Dems could retake the House, he'd stay on. In reality, the GOP will hold the House, and probably increase its majority, for the rest of the decade..

Can't wait to hear Debbie Wassamatta Schultz spin this one..

30 posted on 11/28/2011 7:10:47 AM PST by ken5050 (Support Admin Mods: Doing the tough, hard, dirty jobs that Americans won't do...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Bye bye fag.


31 posted on 11/28/2011 7:10:47 AM PST by ConservativeInPA (Maxine, I'll see you there. I'm not changing my ways.)
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To: SumProVita

Agreed, I want his and newts dealing investigated.


32 posted on 11/28/2011 7:12:31 AM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Barney Frank to be erected in granite”


33 posted on 11/28/2011 7:13:15 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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To: Sub-Driver

Leaving his seat wide open?


34 posted on 11/28/2011 7:13:30 AM PST by MortMan (Americans are a people increasingly separated by our connectivity.)
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To: jakerobins
I know its a long shot but could a Republican take that seat?

Only a Scott Brown type "Republican."

35 posted on 11/28/2011 7:14:17 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The very idea of a community organizer is to stir up a mob for some political purpose." Ann Coulter)
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To: donna

—They never leave voluntarily.—

This.

There is something afoot.


36 posted on 11/28/2011 7:14:33 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: iceskater
How protected from prosecution is an ex congresscritter?

I know, there should be none, wheteher in or out ... but OUT of Congress should be easier.

37 posted on 11/28/2011 7:14:40 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Sub-Driver

[Rep. Barney Frank won’t seek re-election]

Maybe he’s going back into the male prostition business out of his house full time.


38 posted on 11/28/2011 7:14:43 AM PST by RetSignman (It's Fall...the "Goebbles Warmers" are packing their bags , migrating for their winter caves.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Lets think about this...

It must be an investigation, he has been so quiet....

* It isn't Justice Dept initiated, you have Holder, he won't go after him period..
* Is it the SEC, or the FBI, some organ not totally beholden to Holder.
* If it becomes a slap on the hand type of event he ends up as a lobbyist.

39 posted on 11/28/2011 7:14:46 AM PST by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Sub-Driver

Dang! Now Rush will have to retire “Banking Queen” and “My Boy Lollipop”. I might be mistaken but I think he was the only Congressman ever to have TWO theme songs on Rush...


40 posted on 11/28/2011 7:14:59 AM PST by apillar
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To: Sub-Driver

AMEN!


41 posted on 11/28/2011 7:15:11 AM PST by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: Sub-Driver
Next up on Dancing with the Stars.

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42 posted on 11/28/2011 7:16:28 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Frank had a lock on this seat and should be easily re-elected for years to come. Are there criminal charges forthcoming or some other reason for this? It is a mystery why he won’t seek re-election unless he and Chris Dodd are planning a consulting business tied to their criminal dealings with Fannie and Freddie.


43 posted on 11/28/2011 7:16:44 AM PST by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: Sub-Driver

So what kind of leftist pervert will the Demonrats drag out of some Sodomchusetts sewer as a replacement?


44 posted on 11/28/2011 7:17:18 AM PST by Carl Vehse
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To: taildragger

I’m sure there’s a lucrative lobbying job waiting for him.


45 posted on 11/28/2011 7:17:30 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey maybe he and Weiner can get together, if you catch my drift.

Really!

Barney FRANK!!

SUCKS to be him.

46 posted on 11/28/2011 7:18:11 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Free Republic is HERMAN CAIN COUNTRY....or will be in a short period of time. Just be patient.)
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To: Sub-Driver; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; Carolinamom; ..

Howie Carr list ping. I think after he was re-elected in ‘10 he said he prob. wouldn’t seek re-election again but he changed his mind and said he would.

Now...


47 posted on 11/28/2011 7:18:11 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Sub-Driver

Barney Frank’s sex life cost America trillions.


48 posted on 11/28/2011 7:18:20 AM PST by y6162
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I'm not surprised. Republican Sean Bielat ran a strong campaign against him last go-around. Being Massachusetts and all, it wasn't that close but he certainly gave Barney a scare for a while and made some significant inroads with name recognition. During that campaign, there were Sean Bielat yard signs all over Newton. With or without Barney in the race, I think Bielat has a good chance of capturing the seat in 2012 and he appears interested.
49 posted on 11/28/2011 7:18:22 AM PST by SamAdams76 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

“Frank withdrawal leaves seat wide open”


50 posted on 11/28/2011 7:18:44 AM PST by Notwithstanding
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