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  • C’mon Sean, stop JoJoJo’s ‘coronation’

    01/08/2012 3:23:50 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 17 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 1-8-12 | Howie Carr
    Sean Bielat, won’t you please come home? The Kennedys are back. It’s only been one blessed year with none of them in Congress, and now the plague is about to return. Joseph P. Kennedy III, also known as JoJoJo, is being “urged” to run. Mother o’ Gawd, how can we miss them when they won’t go away? JoJoJo is one of Joe Kennedy’s twin sons. For point of reference, he’s the twin who wasn’t set on fire by his father with illegal fireworks on the Fourth of July during one of those traditional Kennedy family weekends on the Cape. It...
  • INTERVIEW: Sean Bielat Says He’ll Make 2012 Campaign Decision ‘Next Week’

    12/01/2011 11:34:53 PM PST · by MitchellC · 22 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | November 1, 2011 | Robert Stacy McCain
    In 2010, Republican Sean Bielat gave Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank the toughest re-election challenge the Democrat had ever experienced. Although Bielat’s insurgent Tea Party-backed campaign fell short of unseating Frank, it was obviously a factor in the 16-term congressman’s decision this week to retire at the end of his current term, rather than seek re-election in a newly redrawn district. Thursday night, Bielat spoke to me in a brief telephone interview.Robert Stacy McCain: So, this is the week of ‘Bye Bye Barney.’ How are you feeling right now? Sean Bielat: [Laughs.] Well, you know, if you would have asked me...
  • Testy Barney Frank incensed, even after big win

    11/03/2010 11:37:48 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 49 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | November 3, 2010 | Edward Mason and Jessica Heslam
    NEWTON — A cranky U.S. Rep. Barney Frank blasted the Herald last night as “irrelevant,” even as surging Republicans grabbed control of the U.S. House and swept him from his lofty perch as chairman of the powerful financial services committee. “With the re-election of the Massachusetts delegation and Gov. Deval Patrick, we can acknowledge tonight that Massachusetts has reaffirmed the complete political irrelevance of the Boston Herald," Frank told more than 100 supporters at the Crowne Plaza in Newton. “There is no limit to the bias and vitriol they unleashed.” Frank won the hardest fight of his political career, fending...
  • Bielat upbeat despite losing 4th to Frank

    11/03/2010 6:29:55 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 20 replies
    The Sun Chronicle ^ | November 3, 2010 | Stepahnie Bergman
    With his wife Hope and son Theo beside him, Bielat said his campaign had done the impossible. "We took on a 30-year incumbent, in the most gerrymandered district, who outspent us by $1 million. And we came close," Bielat said. "We have created, in the 4th District, a choice." "This is not the speech I wanted to give," Bielat said, but he insisted the race would be closer than the 58 percent to 39 percent split projected at 10:30 p.m., when he spoke.
  • Frank easily wins re-election, defeats Bielat

    11/02/2010 6:56:32 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 91 replies ^ | 11/2/10 | Andrew Ryan
    US Representative Barney Frank, the powerful House committee chairman and influential Democrat, easily won re-election today after holding off a challenge from Republican Sean Bielat. After a scare, Frank surged to victory, winning 61 percent of the vote to Bielat's 36 percent, with 62 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press.
  • Barney Frank May be in Trouble: Massachusetts Turnout High--

    11/02/2010 3:00:53 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 37 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/2/10 | Timothy Knight
    Republican Charles Baker's campaign to spur Governor Deval Patrick (D) from office might have reason to celebrate before the polls close at eight o'clock (get out there and vote, if you have not already). Incumbent Barney Frank may suffer if the Republican voters also turn out just like earlier this year in the Scott Brown election. Brown received 53% in all of Massachusetts and took the 4th Congressional District. If Sean Bielat can turn out a significant number of voters, he may be the next Congressman from that district.
  • Barney Frank bemoans Sean Bielat’s ‘right wing’ tactics

    11/02/2010 1:43:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 73 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | November 2, 2010 | Edward Mason, Jessica Heslam and Dave Wedge
    Fighting for his political life, a frustrated U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said he was “disappointed” in Sean Bielat’s campaign, saying the surging newcomer has succumbed to the usual right-wing tactics. “I’m disappointed in the campaign,” Frank said while greeting voters in Sharon. “He’s talked very little about the issues and has been a vehicle for an angry right wing.”
  • Barney Frank’s Brookline stronghold flirts with Sean Bielat

    11/02/2010 6:05:39 AM PDT · by Seattle Conservative · 29 replies · 1+ views ^ | November 2, 2010 | Margery Eagan
    Oh my God, could bluer than blue Brookline — the capital of Moonbat-istan — be breaking for Republican Sean Bielat? For 25 years I’ve lived in Brookline, where Republicans admit they’re Republicans at their own risk. Yet I haven’t seen so many lawn signs for a Republican since a few courageous matrons put a “Weld for Governor” placard on their lawn in 1990 and paid the price: social suicide. They were promptly shunned at Whole Foods. Their poor children sat alone in the cafeteria. It says something huge about Barney Frank’s fall from grace that a few brave Brookline-ites are...

    11/02/2010 4:08:04 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 13 replies · 2+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 28 Oct 2008 | Pam Geller (and other sources quoted)
    (SNIP) Today, Representative Barney Frank (D-Mass.) indicated how Obama's plans to gut the military would be translated into budgetary allocations. Frank told the editorial board of The Standard-Times that the Democrats would slash military spending by 25%, forcing American to withdraw from Iraq sooner. Rep. Frank said, "We don't need all these fancy new weapon Rep. Frank also called for massive increases in federal spending for social programs and increased taxes.
  • Wall Street Reform Architect Frank Fights for Survival (Bawney Schedules 'Election Night Event')

    11/01/2010 6:27:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Finance Tech ^ | 11/01/10
    Wall Street Reform Architect Frank Fights for SurvivalBy Reuters November 01, 2010 BOSTON - Representative Barney Frank, the outspoken, witty Democrat closely tied to the 2008 U.S. bank bailout, faces a tough re-election battle after 15 terms in office at a time when incumbency itself is a liability. Challenging the Massachusetts liberal is Republican Sean Bielat, a former U.S. marine, and opinion polls suggest Frank has an uncomfortably narrow lead over a political unknown. In the run-up to Tuesday's congressional elections, Frank has faced a torrent of negative ads and mailings, much of it from groups outside the state who...
  • MA-4: Barney Frank Tied With GOP Opponent?

    10/29/2010 10:27:05 AM PDT · by csd · 27 replies ^ | October 29, 2010 | United Liberty
    It’s an internal campaign poll, but according to Sean Beilat’s campaign, the GOP candidate is in a statistical tie with Rep. Barney Frank: We obtained a Bielat campaign internal memo on their polling from last week showing the race is a statistical dead-heat against incumbent Congressman Barney Frank. The memo, sent from an anonymous source, illustrates and echoes only what we’ve been hearing and seeing on the ground. While Sean Bielat’s number of supporters seem to be increasing at every event, Barney Frank’s supporters are all but non-existent. Charlie Cook, founder of the Cook Political Report, has moved MA-4 from...
  • Too good to check: Internal poll shows Bielat within margin of error against Barney Frank

    10/27/2010 3:04:15 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10/27/2010 | Allahpundit
    The last two major polls of the race had him trailing by a dozen, but last night on Hannity’s show he teased the fact that his internal numbers are showing things to be much tighter. And now, lo and behold, a Bielat campaign memo claiming that he’s within the margin of error has been leaked to Fleming and Hayes. I don’t normally link internal polls — as Ace says, you’re never sure how representative the leaked data is — but apart from the Nevada Senate seat, there’s no race in the country that conservatives more urgently want to win than...
  • Why Barney Frank is in danger of losing

    10/25/2010 11:50:47 AM PDT · by Fred · 21 replies
    Salon ^ | 102510 | Steve Kornacki
    A new Boston Globe poll puts Barney Frank ahead of his GOP challenger, Sean Bielat, by a 46 to 33 percent margin. That may sound like good news for the incumbent, until you consider that Frank, who was first elected in 1980, has never won a general election by fewer than 20 points -- and that he's notched at least 64 percent of the vote in every race since 1990. It's not hard to see what's going on here. As I wrote back in January, when Scott Brown knocked off Martha Coakley, Massachusetts is a perfect example of how the...
  • Sean Bielat goes on the YouTube offensive

    10/23/2010 7:19:41 AM PDT · by kingattax · 8 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | October 22, 2010 | Joe Dwinell
    Sean Bielat’s suddenly energized campaign to unseat Barney Frank has not only gone national ... it’s gone viral. The GOP maverick and former Marine has launched a YouTube offensive with campaign videos that are clicking with the ’Net crowd. The most popular of the bunch is the “The Barney Shuffle,” a mash-up of quotes from Frank about the economic collapse as the Newton Democrat dances (disco balls twirling in the halls of Congress) while rapping “this is not the collapse ... it’s a bubble ... a bubble ... can I finish my sentence.”
  • Barney Frank Flounders

    10/21/2010 3:20:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 37 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2010 | Frank Crimi
    Congressman Barney Frank is in the fight of his political life. In the latest National Journal Political Insider's Poll, surveying 111 Democrat operatives, over two-thirds of the respondents believed Democrats will lose control of the House of Representatives after the November 2010 election. Underscoring the apprehension held by the polled insiders was their added belief that the losses would extend beyond moderate "Blue Dog" lawmakers to include a number of prominent progressive representatives. Conventional wisdom had long held the most likely Democrat victims in the House would come from the ranks of these forty or so conservative Blue Dogs. However,...
  • Barney Frank gives $200K to his campaign

    10/19/2010 10:15:35 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    politico ^ | 10/19/10 | JAKE SHERMAN
    Barney Frank has given his re-election campaign $200,000 as he faces his toughest race in years. A campaign finance report filed Tuesday showed that Frank, the chairman of the powerful House Financial Services committee, lent himself the money Tuesday. The chairman is facing one of his toughest fights in recent memory against Republican Sean Bielat, a 35-year-old Marine veteran with degrees from Georgetown, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania. Republican Sen. Scott Brown won Frank’s congressional district, which President Barack Obama carried in 2008. Bielat has zeroed in on Frank’s service atop the financial services committee, indicating that the Democrat...
  • Barney Frank gives $200K to his campaign

    10/20/2010 6:49:55 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/19/10 | JAKE SHERMAN
    Longtime Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank has given his re-election campaign $200,000 as he faces his toughest race in years. A campaign finance report filed Tuesday showed that Frank, the chairman of the powerful House Financial Services committee, lent himself the money Tuesday. Frank, a 15-term lawmaker from Newton, Mass., raised $316,644 last quarter and reported more than $1 million on hand with no debts. His campaign didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
  • Video: Barney Frank’s gay boyfriend tries to harass GOP opponent Bielat

    10/19/2010 4:21:21 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 20 replies
    Examiner ^ | October 19, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Barney Frank’s gay boyfriend tries to harass and antagonize Frank’s GOP opponent, Sean Bielat. The weird and awkward scene took place last Wednesday, right after the conclusion of a debate between Barney "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are a-okay" Frank and challenger Sean Bielat. The bizarre incident was caught on tape by a Boston Herald reporter and featured Frank’s gay boyfriend, a supposed "amateur" photographer by the name of James Ready, taking pictures of Bielat while he was minding his own business and talking to some reporters. Ready also tried to harass and antagonize Bielat by criticizing the quality of...
  • Bielat tops fundraising in Barney Frank race.

    10/18/2010 10:55:16 AM PDT · by true believer forever · 11 replies ^ | October 18, 2010 | true believer forever
    In a sign that he has caught the attention of Republicans in Massachusetts and beyond, GOP congressional hopeful Sean Bielat outraised every congressional candidate in the state in the latest reporting period — including his opponent, longtime US Representative Barney Frank — according to newly released campaign finance filings in most races.
  • Barney Frank's Boyfriend Heckles Challenger Sean Bielat

    10/17/2010 7:24:13 PM PDT · by Spydergoo · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/16/2010 | YouTube
    Me thinks Barney Frank and the rest of the Dems are starting to PANIC.
  • The Education of Barney Frank

    10/14/2010 6:41:21 PM PDT · by GOP_Lady · 16 replies · 1+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 10-15-10 | The Wall Street Journal Editorial Staff
    The benefits of a competitive election. Political competition is a wonderful thing. To wit, it is even making a more honest politician out of Barney Frank—well, sort of. Mr. Frank is facing his first serious electoral challenge since 1980 from Marine officer and business executive Sean Bielat, and the liberal baron is making some remarkable concessions to the public mood. For example, he seems newly sympathetic to the plight of small business, saying that he now favors repealing ObamaCare's infamous new Form 1099 reporting requirements for detailing purchases with any contractor above $600. Mr. Bielat has been hammering away on...
  • Stance on Fannie and Freddie dogs (Barney) Frank

    10/14/2010 3:21:27 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 16 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | October 14, 2010 | Donovan Slack
    When US Representative Barney Frank spoke in a packed hearing room on Capitol Hill seven years ago, he did not imagine that his words would eventually haunt a reelection bid. The issue that day in 2003 was whether mortgage backers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were fiscally strong. Frank declared with his trademark confidence that they were, accusing critics and regulators of exaggerating threats to Fannie’s and Freddie’s financial integrity. And, the Massachusetts Democrat maintained, “even if there were problems, the federal government doesn’t bail them out.’’ Now, it’s clear he was wrong on both points — and that his...
  • GOP foe (Sean Bielat) raps Rep. Barney Frank's Virgin Islands jet trip

    10/13/2010 2:30:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies ^ | 10/13/10 | Andrew Miga
    GOP foe raps Rep. Frank's Virgin Islands jet tripBy Andrew Miga Associated Press Writer / October 13, 2010 WASHINGTON - Rep. Barney Frank's Republican opponent says the Massachusetts congressman's private jet ride to the U.S. Virgin Islands, courtesy of a hedge fund manager, shows Frank is too cozy with the financial interests he oversees. **SNIP** Bielat, a Marine Corps reservist making his first run for office, said that while the trip may have been legal, it was wrong. "Frank has pushed bailouts for his corporate friends and operates on a different set of rules from the rest of us," Bielat...
  • A Look at Barney Frank's Challenger

    10/13/2010 2:10:42 PM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 7 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/13/10 | Timothy Knight
    Sean Bielat is everything that Congressman Barney Frank isn't: A former member of America's Armed Forces. A small businessman who believes in Capitalism. And a Conservative Republican with principles. But none of that has hurt Sean Bielat. In fact, according to a recent poll that shows Frank leading by only ten points, his Conservatism might actually be helping him in liberal Massachusetts. In what can only be deemed shocking, even the NRCC has committed to helping the frormer U.S. Marine in a district that Frank has represented for three decades. This same district was won by Scott Brown earlier this...
  • Bye bye Barney: Bielat has momentum. Help keep it going!

    10/13/2010 6:31:23 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 51 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 10/13/2010 | Michelle Malkin
    On August 30, before many others jumped in, I was proud to endorse GOP congressional candidate Sean Bielat, who is challenging entrenched corruptocrat Barney Frank in Massachusetts. Marine/businessman/father Bielat has gained immense traction since then and it has been thrilling to watch Frank sweat.
  • Rival blasts Barney Frank’s swanky free jet ride

    10/12/2010 10:00:30 PM PDT · by george76 · 29 replies
    boston herald ^ | October 13, 2010 | Dave Wedge
    Barney Frank, immersed in one of the toughest political fights of his career, took a free private jet to the Virgin Islands courtesy of a Maine congresswoman’s billionaire ...whose company received a $200 million federal bailout, the Herald has learned. Frank, who’s facing feisty Republican challenger Sean Bielat, flew to the tropical paradise for a vacation in 2009 on a $25 million jet owned by Paloma Partners honcho S. Donald Sussman, the fianc...of U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine). Paloma Securities — a subsidiary of Sussman’s Greenwich, Conn.-based hedge fund — received $200 million in 2009 as part of the $180...
  • Video: Massachusetts Election Shocker: Sean Bielat Is Closing In On Barney Frank In Poll

    10/12/2010 4:18:56 PM PDT · by csd · 16 replies ^ | Oct 12 2010 | No Spin Zone
    Barney Frank has recently been complaining about Fox News and "Right Wingers" blaming him for the finanical problems in the US. A closer look may give the answer as to why. Frank is in an uber-liberal district that includes a vast majority of Democrats.Yet Bielat is catching a surge in support with one poll showing him within 10% and closing. This is the first real competition Barney has had in decades. Could this become a shocker? Only time will tell. Below is Bielat's Ad: Link to the Ad on YouTube
  • Tea Party Express says they'll target Barney Frank (CNN)

    10/12/2010 4:07:24 PM PDT · by Syncro · 37 replies
    cnn ^ | October 12th, 2010 | Paul Steinhauser
    Tea Party Express says they'll target Barney Frank By:CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser (CNN) – Tea Party Express says they'll add Rep. Barney Frank to their list of lawmakers they're targeting in November's midterm elections. The national Tea Party organization Tuesday announced that it will go up with ads against the 15-term Democratic congressman from Massachusetts and will hold a rally in the state near the end of their upcoming cross-country bus tour. The Sacramento based group kicks off their fourth tour, called "Tea Party Express IV: Liberty At the Ballot Box," next Monday. The trip starts in...
  • Challenger Sean Bielat Holds His Own Against U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (the only televised debate)

    10/12/2010 6:54:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies · 1+ views
    WBUR ^ | 10/12/10 | Fred Thys
    Challenger Bielat Holds His Own Against U.S. Rep. FrankBy 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...
  • Should Barney Frank Be Worried? Time for ‘Different Leadership,’ Says Challenger

    10/05/2010 4:49:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/05/10 | Rick Klein
    Should Barney Frank Be Worried? Time for ‘Different Leadership,’ Says ChallengerOctober 05, 2010 4:39 PM ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., is facing his most serious reelection challenge in recent memory with the emergence of Sean Bielat, a 35-year-old former active-duty Marine who is hoping to follow in Sen. Scott Brown’s footsteps in turning a reliably blue seat red. Bielat joined us today on ABC’s “Top Line” to outline his candidacy, which has gotten a burst of attention after former President Bill Clinton came to Frank’s district to campaign for the powerful chairman of the House Financial...
  • It’s Time To Meet Major Sean Bielat And Pull Out The Wallet

    10/03/2010 10:59:22 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-02-10 | Skookum
    [VIDEO AT SITE] Like Most Marines, Bielat Refuses To be Intimidated By The OddsSean Bielat, Republican candidate running for the 4th District in Massachusetts against Barney Frank is within 10 points and needs our help. Frank is a 14 term incumbent that normally wins with a 65% to 75% lead when Republicans bother to field an opponent. This time fate is with the Republicans and they have fielded a Hell'uva candidate. Bielat is a 35 year old Marine, who spent four years on active duty and is currently a Major in the Marine Reserves. A graduate of Georgetown with a...
  • GOP challenger to Barney Frank raises $400K (Bawney may be in trouble)

    10/02/2010 12:17:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies · 1+ views
    My Fox Boston ^ | 10/01/10
    GOP challenger to Barney Frank raises $400KUpdated: Friday, 01 Oct 2010, 8:38 PM EDT BOSTON (FOX 25 / - Sean Bielat, the Republican challenger to Democratic Rep. Barney Frank, says he raised $400,000 last month to help him compete with the 15-term congressman. Bielat's campaign released his fundraising totals for the most recent reporting period Friday, but would not reveal how much of the money came from supporters outside of Massachusetts. The campaign also said it had $400,000 in cash on hand. A spokesman for Frank's campaign said they did not have the fundraising figures for the Newton Democrat...
  • A GOP unknown is in striking range of Barney Frank

    10/01/2010 9:26:36 AM PDT · by Dayvester · 102 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 1, 2010 | Byron York
    Sean Bielat, the Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts' 4th District, has had just one conversation with his Democratic opponent, Rep. Barney Frank. It was in August, at a parade in New Bedford. "I went up to introduce myself and said, 'Nice to meet you,'" Bielat recalls. "He said, 'I wish I could say the same, but you've made this personal. You've been attacking me.' Then he turned and walked away." Bielat remembers thinking that was a little odd, since at that very moment Frank's Web site featured plenty of attacks on Bielat. But the brief encounter set the tone...
  • ( Sean Bielat ) A GOP unknown is in striking range of Barney Frank

    09/30/2010 11:01:24 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Examiner ^ | September 30, 2010 | Byron York
    Sean Bielat, the Republican candidate for Congress in Massachusetts' 4th District, has had just one conversation with his Democratic opponent, Rep. Barney Frank. It was in August, at a parade in New Bedford. "I went up to introduce myself and said, 'Nice to meet you,'" Bielat recalls. "He said, 'I wish I could say the same, but you've made this personal. You've been attacking me.' Then he turned and walked away." Bielat remembers thinking that was a little odd, since at that very moment Frank's Web site featured plenty of attacks on Bielat. But the brief encounter set the tone...
  • Update: Internet Poll on Sholley vs Bielat debate has Sholley (54%) and Bielat(46%)

    08/16/2010 1:23:44 PM PDT · by jazzpatriot · 1 replies
    The Jazz Patriot ^ | Aug 16, 2010 | jazzpatriot
    Thursday morning, August 12, there was a debate on Rush Radio with Jeff Katz. It was the first time both candidates had debated each other. Although the Bielat campaign had refused to debate Sholley for many months now, they finally relented and allowed the debate to take place even if it was at the absurd time of 7:00 AM At the moment a poll at the Fleming and Hayes website has Sean Bielat (46%) and Earl Sholley (54%) out of a sample of 1522 voters.
  • An Updated Analysis of the Sholley vs Bielat Debate in MA-04

    08/15/2010 8:59:20 AM PDT · by jazzpatriot · 4 replies
    The Jazz Patriot ^ | Aug 15, 2010 | jazzpatriot
    Thursday morning, August 12, there was a debate on Rush Radio with Steve Katz. It was the first time both candidates had debated each other. Although the Bielat campaign had refused to debate Sholley for many months now, they finally relented and allowed the debate to take place even if it was at 7:00 AM while most people were trying to survive rush hour traffic, or gulping down a well needed cup of coffee. Still all and all I was glad they were finally discussing the issues, and found the confrontation quite refreshing and long overdue. At the end of...
  • Face to Face with Earl Sholley

    04/16/2010 9:39:34 AM PDT · by jazzpatriot · 115+ views
    The Jazz Patriot ^ | Apr 16, 2010 | jazzpatriot
    Not to long ago, I wrote an article entitled “Earl Sholley Continues to Impress” which has received numerous hits on the various blogs where it was posted from curiosity seekers around the country who are very interested in seeing Barney Frank removed from his perch in the Congressional sphere of influence. My support for his campaign was also inspired mostly by my desire to give Barney his walking papers as well, not only for the depressing conditions in the 4th Congressional District following his 30 year reign, but for the great harm he has done to this country as the...