Barney Frank to tie the knot in July

Barney Frank to tie the knot in July

There are 178 comments on the Politico story from Feb 8, 2012, titled Barney Frank to tie the knot in July. In it, Politico reports that:

It's going to be a summer wedding in Massachusetts for Rep. Barney Frank and his partner, Jim Ready, who announced their engagement last month.

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rider

Marquette, MI

#1 Feb 8, 2012
Will Paterno Scandal Hurt Pennsylvania Republicans
By: Noah Rothman
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"W" and Paterno If you have been following the rapidly unfolding scandal surrounding Penn State's recently fired Joe Paterno and indicted former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, it is horrific and disgusting. The 23-page indictment is beyond repulsive and smacks of a broader cover-up that is linked to the highest officials in the University. Since all roads eventually lead to politics, and with Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett now weighing in, there is a possibility that his can affect Keystone State politics. If this scandal is politically damaging to anyone, it would be the Republican Party that is hit hardest. Both Paterno and Sandusky have long established ties to the highest echelons of the GOP.

This Indictment Is Horrific

Rumors Of Worse Conduct Surface

Is Media Coverage To Blame For Reaction

Both Sandusky and Paterno are registered Republicans. Paterno's son, Scott Paterno, ran for congress in 2004 in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional district but lost to ten-term Democratic Rep. Tim Holden. In 1989, Paterno was named one of President George H. W. Bush's "Thousand Points of Light," an organization that supports influential figures in their communities. In 1990, Sandusky was honored as a "Point of Light."

The York County GOP Chairman, A. Carville "Peck" Foster told reporters that this scandal his highly unlikely to affect Republican politics in Pennsylvania. "No question, Joe was a Republican," Foster said. "But he was not closely involved with the party's structure in any way." Beyond being a regular Republican voter, there are few visible links between the state party and Paterno's Penn State organization.

Pennsylvania is one of the Republican Party's ever-elusive targets in presidential years. It has not voted for a Republican since 1988, but every cycle it looks ready to flipóright up until it does not. In 2010, Republicans won dramatic victories in the Keystone State, with Sen. Pat Toomey retaking the Senate seat from Republican-turned-Democrat Arlen Specter, Gov. Corbett flipping the governor's mansion for Republicans and the GOP flipping five congressional seats. Republicans also took the state's House and Senate and are in total control of the legislative process in Pennsylvania.

This is a double-edged sword for the GOP. The redistricting process, controlled entirely by Republicans, is going to be favorable to the GOP and may shield their incumbents, but being in total control means they have the biggest targets on their backs. If President Obama has significant coattails in the state, there is no favorable map in the world that can protect the exposed Republican incumbents in Democratic territory.

As for Paterno and the ongoing controversy in Penn State, any scandal that can be linked to the GOP will be exploited by the Democratic Party in a state that is a near must-win for President Obama (with its coveted 20 electoral votes). Of course, if Pennsylvania flips in 2012, many softer Democratic states will also go for the GOP (Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and possibly Michigan come to mind).

For now, the focus by both parties seems to be the damaging effect that this scandal has had on the children rather than the state's politics or the reputation of Penn State University. The center never holds in an election year, and there will be fallout. Republicans are advised to get out in front of this quick, or get to their shelters.

UPDATE: If you think this is not a political issue, AP reports that P.A. Sens. Casey and Toomey have pulled Paterno's nomination for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It begins...
CHECK SIX

North Port, FL

#2 Feb 8, 2012
rider wrote:
Will Paterno Scandal Hurt Pennsylvania Republicans
By: Noah Rothman
Share on Tumblr
"W" and Paterno If you have been following the rapidly unfolding scandal surrounding Penn State's recently fired Joe Paterno and indicted former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, it is horrific and disgusting. The 23-page indictment is beyond repulsive and smacks of a broader cover-up that is linked to the highest officials in the University. Since all roads eventually lead to politics, and with Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett now weighing in, there is a possibility that his can affect Keystone State politics. If this scandal is politically damaging to anyone, it would be the Republican Party that is hit hardest. Both Paterno and Sandusky have long established ties to the highest echelons of the GOP.
This Indictment Is Horrific
Rumors Of Worse Conduct Surface
Is Media Coverage To Blame For Reaction
Both Sandusky and Paterno are registered Republicans. Paterno's son, Scott Paterno, ran for congress in 2004 in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional district but lost to ten-term Democratic Rep. Tim Holden. In 1989, Paterno was named one of President George H. W. Bush's "Thousand Points of Light," an organization that supports influential figures in their communities. In 1990, Sandusky was honored as a "Point of Light."
The York County GOP Chairman, A. Carville "Peck" Foster told reporters that this scandal his highly unlikely to affect Republican politics in Pennsylvania. "No question, Joe was a Republican," Foster said. "But he was not closely involved with the party's structure in any way." Beyond being a regular Republican voter, there are few visible links between the state party and Paterno's Penn State organization.
Pennsylvania is one of the Republican Party's ever-elusive targets in presidential years. It has not voted for a Republican since 1988, but every cycle it looks ready to flipóright up until it does not. In 2010, Republicans won dramatic victories in the Keystone State, with Sen. Pat Toomey retaking the Senate seat from Republican-turned-Democrat Arlen Specter, Gov. Corbett flipping the governor's mansion for Republicans and the GOP flipping five congressional seats. Republicans also took the state's House and Senate and are in total control of the legislative process in Pennsylvania.
This is a double-edged sword for the GOP. The redistricting process, controlled entirely by Republicans, is going to be favorable to the GOP and may shield their incumbents, but being in total control means they have the biggest targets on their backs. If President Obama has significant coattails in the state, there is no favorable map in the world that can protect the exposed Republican incumbents in Democratic territory.
As for Paterno and the ongoing controversy in Penn State, any scandal that can be linked to the GOP will be exploited by the Democratic Party in a state that is a near must-win for President Obama (with its coveted 20 electoral votes). Of course, if Pennsylvania flips in 2012, many softer Democratic states will also go for the GOP (Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and possibly Michigan come to mind).
For now, the focus by both parties seems to be the damaging effect that this scandal has had on the children rather than the state's politics or the reputation of Penn State University. The center never holds in an election year, and there will be fallout. Republicans are advised to get out in front of this quick, or get to their shelters.
UPDATE: If you think this is not a political issue, AP reports that P.A. Sens. Casey and Toomey have pulled Paterno's nomination for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It begins...
What in Sam hill has got this you say to do with a FRANK!???..Yer rambling autopsy of a WHO GIVES A SHIT subject is out of place here,...Man we are talking WEDDING here...Lil Fat Ass Frank Will Get His Junk Tied In A Knot!....Now thats Important!

Since: Jan 07

Millville, PA

#3 Feb 8, 2012
Well, there's no accounting for taste. One person's Prince Charming is another bone's frog.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#4 Feb 8, 2012
This is wonderful news, now Barney can marry, settle down, and raise a family....wonder if National Enquirer will get any photos of him when he's about 8 months pregnant?

Since: Dec 08

Kerrville, TX

#5 Feb 8, 2012
Will this be an open marriage or will the basement be off limits?
rider

Marquette, MI

#6 Feb 8, 2012
CHECK SIX wrote:
<quoted text>
What in Sam hill has got this you say to do with a FRANK!???..Yer rambling autopsy of a WHO GIVES A SHIT subject is out of place here,...Man we are talking WEDDING here...Lil Fat Ass Frank Will Get His Junk Tied In A Knot!....Now thats Important!
A documentary film about a mountain ethnic group in South East Asia, the Prisoners of a White God, You just showed the forum what it got to do with Frank by losing your cool. LMAO! stick this in your pipe and smoke it! C Street-YWAM-Akha Girls Thailandby Akha Drug WarFollow .
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For those of you who have been following the C Street story and the fact that YWAM owns C Street House and has The Family as a tennant, you might be interested to what other things YWAM is up to with Akha Girls in Thailand.
The Akha are a hill tribe in SE Asia with abotu 600,000 people. They are good mountain farmers when the Queen Bitch of Thailand isn't robbing all their rice lands. Damaged villages have their share of tough times, like finding enough to eat. The solution is protected human rights, food assistance, farming assistance, land rights. It isn't like these people don't know how to help them selves.
Taking their children away is not the answer.
But that is the answer that many missions including YWAM find convenient because they advertise the girls "at risk" to attract donor money and justify the good life they have at Akha kids expense.
YWAM.....
.
YWAM has a project at Chiangrai, one of several involved in taking away Akha children. But Eden House specializes in taking away teen age Akha girls a fat man named Vern McCauley has decided on his own are "at risk". The girls are taken for YWAM style imprisonment and brainwashing.
You can see how they describe Akha culture to justify themselves in this video they made and put up at youtube:
But you can go to Google Videos and see another very interesting interview with VERN in the movie "Prisoners of a White God" in which he is asked about an Akha girl at his house who was raped by a missionary. He replies that he would not want to talk about this "interesting story" because it would cause people to think bad of missionaries.
The problem is that the families don't know that these girls are being exploited by these missions and making money off of them for good living (you can catch Vern reading the paper every noon day at Pizza Hut in downtown Chiangrai) or that they are being brainwashed into little mission slaves by outfits like YWAM.
The Akha don't have a lot of other sources of information on what YWAM is like, its cult reputation, so the danger to them is much greater.
The parents are told their culture will be destroyed. In the case of Bobby Morse, another missionary, when he was arrested for raping hill tribe girls in his house over a period of three years, he just matter of factly took the girls down to the police station where they politely recanted their stories, a big misunderstanding.
Since when does the accused take his victims to the police to help them recant the charges?
We asked Congressman Wu in Portland, Oregon to ask the US Embassy in Bangkok about the case and the application of the 2003 Child "Protect Act" but them Embassy said they didn't have to tell him anything, cause of course the "Privacy Act". And of course the long standing US/Morse family links in Thailand and Burma.
May 11, 2011 - 52 min - Uploaded by fpcn
A documentary film about a mountain ethnic group in South East Asia, the Prisoners of a White God, F U and your god too.
rider

Marquette, MI

#7 Feb 8, 2012
CHECK SIX wrote:
<quoted text>
What in Sam hill has got this you say to do with a FRANK!???..Yer rambling autopsy of a WHO GIVES A SHIT subject is out of place here,...Man we are talking WEDDING here...Lil Fat Ass Frank Will Get His Junk Tied In A Knot!....Now thats Important!
Think this one has anything to do with the Frank forum? LMAO! Washington Times Headline June 29, 1989 | NowPublic Photo ...
Mar 2, 2005 ... Washington Times Headline June 29, 1989 by salsa. Original file can be found at http://www.iapprovethismessiah.com/spence.htm... ...

http://www.nowpublic.com/washington_times_hea... - 42k -

“Freedom Demands Responsibility”

Since: Aug 09

21st Century

#8 Feb 8, 2012
Woof, Will Bawney be able to have conjugale visits like all other Federal prisoners?
rider

Marquette, MI

#9 Feb 8, 2012
FreeDog wrote:
Woof, Will Bawney be able to have conjugale visits like all other Federal prisoners?
LMAO! Washington Times Headline June 29, 1989 | NowPublic Photo ...
Mar 2, 2005 ... Washington Times Headline June 29, 1989 by salsa. Original file can be found at http://www.iapprovethismessiah.com/spence.htm ......

http://www.nowpublic.com/washington_times_hea ...- 42k -
CHECK SIX

North Port, FL

#10 Feb 8, 2012
rider wrote:
<quoted text>A documentary film about a mountain ethnic group in South East Asia, the Prisoners of a White God, You just showed the forum what it got to do with Frank by losing your cool. LMAO! stick this in your pipe and smoke it! C Street-YWAM-Akha Girls Thailandby Akha Drug WarFollow .
Share44 permalink 24 Comments
For those of you who have been following the C Street story and the fact that YWAM owns C Street House and has The Family as a tennant, you might be interested to what other things YWAM is up to with Akha Girls in Thailand.
The Akha are a hill tribe in SE Asia with abotu 600,000 people. They are good mountain farmers when the Queen Bitch of Thailand isn't robbing all their rice lands. Damaged villages have their share of tough times, like finding enough to eat. The solution is protected human rights, food assistance, farming assistance, land rights. It isn't like these people don't know how to help them selves.
Taking their children away is not the answer.
But that is the answer that many missions including YWAM find convenient because they advertise the girls "at risk" to attract donor money and justify the good life they have at Akha kids expense.
YWAM.....
.
YWAM has a project at Chiangrai, one of several involved in taking away Akha children. But Eden House specializes in taking away teen age Akha girls a fat man named Vern McCauley has decided on his own are "at risk". The girls are taken for YWAM style imprisonment and brainwashing.
You can see how they describe Akha culture to justify themselves in this video they made and put up at youtube:
But you can go to Google Videos and see another very interesting interview with VERN in the movie "Prisoners of a White God" in which he is asked about an Akha girl at his house who was raped by a missionary. He replies that he would not want to talk about this "interesting story" because it would cause people to think bad of missionaries.
The problem is that the families don't know that these girls are being exploited by these missions and making money off of them for good living (you can catch Vern reading the paper every noon day at Pizza Hut in downtown Chiangrai) or that they are being brainwashed into little mission slaves by outfits like YWAM.
The Akha don't have a lot of other sources of information on what YWAM is like, its cult reputation, so the danger to them is much greater.
The parents are told their culture will be destroyed. In the case of Bobby Morse, another missionary, when he was arrested for raping hill tribe girls in his house over a period of three years, he just matter of factly took the girls down to the police station where they politely recanted their stories, a big misunderstanding.
Since when does the accused take his victims to the police to help them recant the charges?
We asked Congressman Wu in Portland, Oregon to ask the US Embassy in Bangkok about the case and the application of the 2003 Child "Protect Act" but them Embassy said they didn't have to tell him anything, cause of course the "Privacy Act". And of course the long standing US/Morse family links in Thailand and Burma.
May 11, 2011 - 52 min - Uploaded by fpcn
A documentary film about a mountain ethnic group in South East Asia, the Prisoners of a White God, F U and your god too.
WAAA! WAAA! WAA!...man yer a NUT JOB!!..get Help!!..WAAA! WAAA! BLAAA ! BLAAA!
Butch

Dover, PA

#11 Feb 8, 2012
What do you call a gay dinosaur? MEGAsorass
Otis B Driftwood

Oceanside, NY

#12 Feb 8, 2012
Two gay Irishman in Massoftwoshits are also tying the knot in March. Patrick Fitzgerald and Gerald Fitzpatrick.
rider

Marquette, MI

#13 Feb 8, 2012
CHECK SIX wrote:
<quoted text>
WAAA! WAAA! WAA!...man yer a NUT JOB!!..get Help!!..WAAA! WAAA! BLAAA ! BLAAA!
Why do you let truth bother you so? LMAO! Washington Times Headline June 29, 1989 | NowPublic Photo ...
rider

Marquette, MI

#14 Feb 8, 2012
inbred Genius wrote:
This is wonderful news, now Barney can marry, settle down, and raise a family....wonder if National Enquirer will get any photos of him when he's about 8 months pregnant?
Prisoners of a White God - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prisoners of a White God is a documentary about the Akha people, produced and distributed by Twin Star in September 2008. The documentary is about a ...

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rider

Marquette, MI

#15 Feb 8, 2012
Butch wrote:
What do you call a gay dinosaur? MEGAsorass
Exporting Homophobia: American far-right conservative churches ...
Sep 8, 2010 ... For other, less "aggravated" offenses, they face life in prison.... Big names like Kenneth Starr, former White House investigator and president of Baylor .... of the powerful,'key men' chosen by God to direct the affairs of the nation.... book, C Street, an excerpt of which recently ran in Harper's Magazine.

http://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/exporting-ho... - 164k - Cached - Similar pages

Since: Feb 11

Reality

#16 Feb 8, 2012
FreeDog wrote:
Woof, Will Bawney be able to have conjugale visits like all other Federal prisoners?
Probably the same amount of visitors they allow you to have
Gravediggers

Bakersfield, CA

#18 Feb 8, 2012
Who cares?

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#19 Feb 8, 2012
There's a new menu item at Fenway this season...the Barney Frank...if you don't like it, you can stick it up your ass.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#20 Feb 8, 2012
Financial bankruptcy, then moral bankruptcy, this. Call it a trifecta!, with West Wing Approval.
Open Checkbooks Now.

Since: Dec 07

Kemp, TX

#21 Feb 8, 2012
CHECK SIX wrote:
<quoted text>
What in Sam hill has got this you say to do with a FRANK!???..Yer rambling autopsy of a WHO GIVES A SHIT subject is out of place here,...Man we are talking WEDDING here...Lil Fat Ass Frank Will Get His Junk Tied In A Knot!....Now thats Important!
Ditto!

We will however, give him the spam king award for the week. He can wear it to bawney's wedding!

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