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Rep. Barney Frank plans to marry longtime partner before retiring from office
The Hill ^ | April 16, 2012 | Alicia M. Cohn

Posted on 04/16/2012 9:51:24 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) plans to marry his longtime partner in July, which will make him the first member of Congress in a same-sex marriage.

“I think it’s important that my colleagues interact with a married gay man,” Frank said in an interview with New York magazine published online Sunday.

Frank, who plans to retire from Congress this year after 16 terms, became the first openly gay member of Congress in 1987. Frank announced in January his plan to marry longtime partner Jim Ready. The marriage will take place in Massachusetts, one of the six states that have legalized gay marriage.

“I do think, to be honest, if I was running for reelection, I might have tried to put the marriage off until after the election, because it just becomes a complication,” Frank said in the interview. “But I did want to get married while I was still in office.” He called the ability to do so before he retires an “unintended benefit.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bawneyfwank; bwide; expelfrank; gwoom; mawwiage; twuewomance

1 posted on 04/16/2012 9:51:31 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sure. He doesn’t want to die old, alone and without a family like most homosexuals.


2 posted on 04/16/2012 9:54:36 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s disgusting to have this sexual pervert rub this perversion into the noses of all Americans. This guy is disgusting and so is his filthy perverted butt-buddy.

The immorality of all this just amazes me.


3 posted on 04/16/2012 9:55:04 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Dr. Thorne
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4 posted on 04/16/2012 9:55:41 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Rep. Barney Frank plans to marry longtime dong-time partner before retiring from office
5 posted on 04/16/2012 9:55:48 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Do you mean he’s been living in sin all this time...tsk, tsk.


6 posted on 04/16/2012 9:57:29 AM PDT by tillacum
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To: Free ThinkerNY
ewwwwwww,dsgusting...
7 posted on 04/16/2012 9:58:11 AM PDT by PLD (what is the difference between the Black Panthers and the KKK..Nothing I can see..)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Under the DOMA this boyfriend shouldn't be entitled to a single benefit that an opposite sex spouse (AKA:a REAL spouse) of a member of Congress (active or retired) gets.

NOT ONE!


8 posted on 04/16/2012 10:02:22 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Barney Frank is a member of the House of Representatives and the House is controlled by Republicans.

The moment Barney Frank enters his “Gay Marriage” the Republican leaders of the House as well as the Republican members of the House can vote to Expel Frank from the House!

Demand that your Republican Congressman move to expel Barney Frank from Congress!

This would also be a great issue going into the 2012 Election!


9 posted on 04/16/2012 10:02:42 AM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Free ThinkerNY
his plan to marry longtime partner Jim Ready.

Ol' Rough and Ready.

10 posted on 04/16/2012 10:03:41 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Franking privileges.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He just didn’t want to leave his friends behind.


11 posted on 04/16/2012 10:03:44 AM PDT by dainbramaged (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: edpc

Aging homosexual Frank is not going to “marry” anyone. With the complicity of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, he is going to seek to legitimize his filthy perversion by going through some kind of bogus public ritual.


12 posted on 04/16/2012 10:06:01 AM PDT by Walrus (Can a president be impeached for stupidity?)
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To: Dr. Thorne
Sure. He doesn’t want to die old, alone, without a family and with a near zero T-cell count like most homosexuals.

Just a minor edit there Doc, no charge!
13 posted on 04/16/2012 10:07:03 AM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“I did want to get married while I was still in office.” He called the ability to do so before he retires an “unintended benefit.”

Franking privileges.

14 posted on 04/16/2012 10:07:03 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Franking privileges.)
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To: dainbramaged

I am LMAO. No pun intended.


15 posted on 04/16/2012 10:08:18 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: Dr. Thorne

>>>Sure. He doesn’t want to die old, alone and without a family like most homosexuals.>>>

Perhaps his “homo husband” can then collect his retirement.


16 posted on 04/16/2012 10:08:18 AM PDT by kitkat (Obama, ROPE and CHAINS.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I hope which ever one of these fags that plays pussy galore, comes down with a bad case of diarrhea on the eve of the great event.

Kinda like the gay-male version of menstruation.

17 posted on 04/16/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey, that’s great. Maybe they can go have a bunch of butt babies or something.


18 posted on 04/16/2012 10:12:07 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I think you may have unconvered the very reason that they are getting married. Remember when Obamacare was thrust onto the public and San Fran Nan said it would have to pass for everyone to know what was in it? There were provisions for Congressional members and high ranking officials to be exempted from parts of it.


19 posted on 04/16/2012 10:14:06 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Dear GOD,
Please make this mental image go away.
20 posted on 04/16/2012 10:15:05 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Charles Henrickson

I can’t wait to see the guest list...


21 posted on 04/16/2012 10:15:23 AM PDT by ken5050 (The ONLY reason to support Mitt: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir will appear at the WH each Christmas)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I think you have the right idea. There is obviously some benefit to be gained by getting married while in office. It has something to do with pensions and other benefits. I wonder if there has been some other legislation that has weakened DOMA in that regard.


22 posted on 04/16/2012 10:15:54 AM PDT by kabar
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To: ken5050

Or their gift registry at Bed, Bath & Beyond.


23 posted on 04/16/2012 10:21:50 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nausea!


24 posted on 04/16/2012 10:32:01 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: ken5050

The blushing bride (or groom, take your pick),
the Spanker of the House, and their special friend

25 posted on 04/16/2012 10:32:30 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Franking privileges.)
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To: Uncle Slayton
Barney Frank is a member of the House of Representatives. . . .

Barney Frank is a member of the House of Reprehensibles.

26 posted on 04/16/2012 10:34:52 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Franking privileges.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
“I think it’s important that my colleagues interact with a married gay man,” Frank said

Not for love. Not for a life long commitment. Not to raise children in a healthy loving environment. No. To shove it in the faces of the country's elected representatives, and thereby in all our faces.

I am sure the mental image of Frank and his "partner" buggering each others hairy asses in a "marriage" will seem important to his colleagues ...

27 posted on 04/16/2012 10:39:48 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

May they get divorced within 5 years.


28 posted on 04/16/2012 10:41:20 AM PDT by NathanR
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who’s going to give away the “bride”? Maybe President Hussein could do the honors.


29 posted on 04/16/2012 10:41:27 AM PDT by Argus
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To: Free ThinkerNY

so any congressman republican that attends is exposed as a rino.


30 posted on 04/16/2012 10:41:56 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

so any congressman republican that attends is exposed as a rino.


31 posted on 04/16/2012 10:43:37 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Dr. Thorne

After what Frank did to Fannie and the banking industry many are now also alone, old and on the streets.


32 posted on 04/16/2012 10:44:52 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: dainbramaged
He just didn’t want to leave his friends behind.

Aren't you missing an apostrophe in that sentence.

He just didn’t want to leave his friend's behind.


33 posted on 04/16/2012 10:45:13 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Romney ruined Massachusetts. Now he wants to ruin the nation.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well, who’s the pitcher and who’s the catcher here?


34 posted on 04/16/2012 10:49:04 AM PDT by Marathoner (2 goals this year: (1) S##tcan Obamacare; (2) S##tcan Obama)
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To: spodefly
I am sure the mental image of Frank and his "partner" buggering each others hairy asses in a "marriage" will seem important to his colleagues ...

Well, at least something will be important to them. The public welfare clearly is not.

35 posted on 04/16/2012 10:50:08 AM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: madprof98

Fudge Buddys for life.....so touching.


36 posted on 04/16/2012 10:52:57 AM PDT by Fred911 (YOU GET WHAT YOU ACCEPT)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder if they will hang the bedsheets off the balcony the next morning?


37 posted on 04/16/2012 10:53:57 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: Dr. Thorne

He needs to thank “conservative” Mitt Romney for making his “marriage” in Massachusetts possible.


38 posted on 04/16/2012 10:55:53 AM PDT by A. Patriot (Have we lost our Republic? Do the majority of Americans care?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
he just wants the insurance benefits...
39 posted on 04/16/2012 11:02:55 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: A. Patriot
Maybe Mitt can be the Maid of Honor®.
40 posted on 04/16/2012 11:02:55 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Guilty as charged.


41 posted on 04/16/2012 12:26:31 PM PDT by dainbramaged (OMG - Obama Must Go)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Anyone want to bet the happy couple takes a honeymoon on a trip overseas whose ostensible purpose is for Congressional oversight for something like the tourist industry in Tahiti or monetary policy in Europe or perhaps Barney’s specialty, LBGT relations.


42 posted on 04/16/2012 1:08:30 PM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Argus

Is Jim Ready for Barney’s frank???


43 posted on 04/16/2012 1:19:57 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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