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Congressman Barney Frank weds in same-sex marriage

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“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Griffin, GA

#3 Jul 7, 2012



Penthouse Magazine interviewed Gobi and what he said didn’t quit match up with Frank’s testimony. The explicit magazine article about Gobi and the sex-for-hire world in which he said he procured prostitutes for famous clients. The Penthouse article cast new light on the underground world to which Gobi says he introduced Barney Frank. Gobi has said Mr. Frank, whom he dubbed Sweet 'n' Low for "sweet guy, low on cash," was aware of the larger prostitution operation and delighted in being told about the call boy's sexual encounters. Mr. Frank also has admitted to using congressional stationery to write several letters to Virginia probation officials to persuade them to shorten Gobi's probation stemming from felony convictions for drug offenses and for sex offenses involving a minor girl. Gobi told Penthouse "those letters kept me in operation. The letters and Barney's [congressional] perks were worth far more to me than any fees I could have charged him. I wasn't a gold digger, but I'm not a dumb escort, either."

The congressman has said he threw Gobi out in the summer of 1987, ending their two-year relationship, after he discovered the callboy was running a prostitution business from the apartment. But Mr. Frank has conceded that he remained in touch with Gobi through New Year's Day 1988, even allowing the prostitute continued use of his car with its congressional license plate.

Does Barney’s attraction for sex with men factor into why he doesn’t fix his teeth?

This isn’t the only time Barney Frank claimed ignorance of blatant law breaking all around him. Frank was present during a marijuana growing arrest at James Ready’s pot farm in Ogunquit, Maine. Ready is well known for his homosexual relationship with Congressman Frank. According to a police report, police charged Ready with marijuana possession, cultivation and use of drug paraphernalia in August of 2007.

“I just hate stupid people”

Since: Apr 07

DEEP SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

#6 Jul 7, 2012
The laughing liberal wrote:
Penthouse Magazine interviewed Gobi and what he said didn’t quit match up with Frank’s testimony. The explicit magazine article about Gobi and the sex-for-hire world in which he said he procured prostitutes for famous clients. The Penthouse article cast new light on the underground world to which Gobi says he introduced Barney Frank. Gobi has said Mr. Frank, whom he dubbed Sweet 'n' Low for "sweet guy, low on cash," was aware of the larger prostitution operation and delighted in being told about the call boy's sexual encounters. Mr. Frank also has admitted to using congressional stationery to write several letters to Virginia probation officials to persuade them to shorten Gobi's probation stemming from felony convictions for drug offenses and for sex offenses involving a minor girl. Gobi told Penthouse "those letters kept me in operation. The letters and Barney's [congressional] perks were worth far more to me than any fees I could have charged him. I wasn't a gold digger, but I'm not a dumb escort, either."
The congressman has said he threw Gobi out in the summer of 1987, ending their two-year relationship, after he discovered the callboy was running a prostitution business from the apartment. But Mr. Frank has conceded that he remained in touch with Gobi through New Year's Day 1988, even allowing the prostitute continued use of his car with its congressional license plate.
Does Barney’s attraction for sex with men factor into why he doesn’t fix his teeth?
This isn’t the only time Barney Frank claimed ignorance of blatant law breaking all around him. Frank was present during a marijuana growing arrest at James Ready’s pot farm in Ogunquit, Maine. Ready is well known for his homosexual relationship with Congressman Frank. According to a police report, police charged Ready with marijuana possession, cultivation and use of drug paraphernalia in August of 2007.
He's a leftist freak and a disgrace to congress.

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#7 Jul 7, 2012
Barney 'Fruit' and his buddy got married, what a joke. They both will get the wiener.

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Griffin, GA

#8 Jul 7, 2012


Frank's fingerprints are all over the financial fiasco

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist
September 28, 2008


'THE PRIVATE SECTOR got us into this mess. The government has to get us out of it."

That's Barney Frank's story, and he's sticking to it. As the Massachusetts Democrat has explained it in recent days, the current financial crisis is the spawn of the free market run amok, with the political class guilty only of failing to rein the capitalists in. The Wall Street meltdown was caused by "bad decisions that were made by people in the private sector," Frank said; the country is in dire straits today "thanks to a conservative philosophy that says the market knows best." And that philosophy goes "back to Ronald Reagan, when at his inauguration he said,'Government is not the answer to our problems; government is the problem.' "

In fact, that isn't what Reagan said. His actual words were: "In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." Were he president today, he would be saying much the same thing.

Because while the mortgage crisis convulsing Wall Street has its share of private-sector culprits -- many of whom have been learning lately just how pitiless the private sector’s discipline can be -- they weren't the ones who "got us into this mess." Barney Frank's talking points notwithstanding, mortgage lenders didn't wake up one fine day deciding to junk long-held standards of creditworthiness in order to make ill-advised loans to unqualified borrowers. It would be closer to the truth to say they woke up to find the government twisting their arms and demanding that they do so - or else.

The roots of this crisis go back to the Carter administration. That was when government officials, egged on by left-wing activists, began accusing mortgage lenders of racism and "redlining" because urban blacks were being denied mortgages at a higher rate than suburban whites.

The pressure to make more loans to minorities (read: to borrowers with weak credit histories) became relentless. Congress passed the Community Reinvestment Act, empowering regulators to punish banks that failed to "meet the credit needs" of "low-income, minority, and distressed neighborhoods." Lenders responded by loosening their underwriting standards and making increasingly shoddy loans. The two government-chartered mortgage finance firms, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, encouraged this "subprime" lending by authorizing ever more "flexible" criteria by which high-risk borrowers could be qualified for home loans, and then buying up the questionable mortgages that ensued.

All this was justified as a means of increasing homeownership among minorities and the poor. Affirmative-action policies trumped sound business practices. A manual issued by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston advised mortgage lenders to disregard financial common sense. "Lack of credit history should not be seen as a negative factor," the Fed's guidelines instructed. Lenders were directed to accept welfare payments and unemployment benefits as "valid income sources" to qualify for a mortgage. Failure to comply could mean a lawsuit.



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“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Griffin, GA

#9 Jul 7, 2012

Barney Fwank Sucks....

As long as housing prices kept rising, the illusion that all this was good public policy could be sustained. But it didn't take a financial whiz to recognize that a day of reckoning would come. "What does it mean when Boston banks start making many more loans to minorities?" I asked in this space in 1995. "Most likely, that they are knowingly approving risky loans in order to get the feds and the activists off their backs ... When the coming wave of foreclosures rolls through the inner city, which of today's self-congratulating bankers, politicians, and regulators plans to take the credit?"

Frank doesn't. But his fingerprints are all over this fiasco. Time and time again, Frank insisted that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were in good shape. Five years ago, for example, when the Bush administration proposed much tighter regulation of the two companies, Frank was adamant that "these two entities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, are not facing any kind of financial crisis." When the White House warned of "systemic risk for our financial system" unless the mortgage giants were curbed, Frank complained that the administration was more concerned about financial safety than about housing.

Now that the bubble has burst and the "systemic risk" is apparent to all, Frank blithely declares: "The private sector got us into this mess." Well, give the congressman points for gall. Wall Street and private lenders have plenty to answer for, but it was Washington and the political class that derailed this train. If Frank is looking for a culprit to blame, he can find one suspect in the nearest mirror.



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rider

Ishpeming, MI

#10 Jul 7, 2012
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rider

Ishpeming, MI

#11 Jul 7, 2012
March 13, 2005—TomFlocco.com—Photographe r Russell E. "Rusty" Nelson was recently arrested two days after journalist Hunter Thompson reportedly committed suicide four weeks ago on February 10, according to two phone interviews with attorney John DeCamp last week.

Nelson was allegedly employed by a former Republican Party activist to take pictures of current or retired U.S. House-Senate members and other prominent government officials engaging in sexual criminality by receiving or committing sodomy and other sex acts on children during the Reagan-Bush 41 administrations.


Hunter Thompson’s death and the news blackout of Rusty Nelson’s simultaneous arrest raise questions that someone may be attempting to limit Nelson’s freedom or threaten him, since according to testimony, both men had allegedly witnessed homosexual prostitution and pedophile criminal acts in a suppressed but far-reaching child sex-ring probe closely linked to Senate and House members--but also former President George H. W. Bush.[In U.S. District Court testimony, Rusty Nelson told Judge Warren Urbom he took 20,000 to 30,000 pictures, 2-5-1999, p.52]

Pedophile victim Paul Bonacci--kidnapped and forced into sex slavery between the ages of 6 and 17--told U.S. District Court Judge Warren Urbom in sworn testimony [pp.105, 124-126] on February 5, 1999: "Where were the parties?...down in Washington, DC...and that was for sex...There was sex between adult men and other adult men but most of it had to do with young boys and young girls with the older folks...specifically for sex with minors...Also in Washington, DC, there were parties after a party...there were a lot of parties where there would be senators and congressmen who had nothing to do with the sexual stuff. But there were some senators and congressmen who stayed for the [pedophile sex] parties afterwards...on a lot of the trips he took us on he had us, I mean, I met some people that I don't feel comfortable telling their name because I don't want to ---...Q: Are you scared?...Yes..."

DeCamp, a former Nebraska state senator and decorated Vietnam War vet, told TomFlocco.com "there are tons of pictures still left; law enforcement is currently looking for them," adding, "you can also assume there are senators and congressmen implicated; otherwise this would not be such a big issue." But no federal official has stepped forward to protect Rusty Nelson's life, as Congress would be reluctant to hold hearings or force a federal prosecutor to probe its own members for sex acts with children--still punishable by law
rider

Ishpeming, MI

#12 Jul 7, 2012
In his testimony before Judge Urbom, Bonacci specifically named Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) as having participated in the parties--also telling the judge he had "relationships with him" in Washington, DC and was flown to Massachusetts for sex in the basement of Frank's Boston home.
[2-5-1999, p. 126]

The Walters report continued: "On December 19, 1988, Nelly was contacted and voluntarily came to the FBI offices on December 30, 1988. She was interviewed by [FBI agents] Brady, Tucker and Phillips...in September or October, 1984 when Lisa was 14 she went to Chicago with Larry King and 15-20 boys from Omaha...She indicates she attended a party in Chicago with King and the male youths. She indicated George Bush was present...she sat at a table at the party wearing nothing but a negligee. She stated George Bush saw her on the table. She stated she saw George Bush pay King money and Bush left the party with a nineteen year old black boy named Brent. Lisa said the party Bush attended was in Chicago in September or October 1984. The Chicago Tribune of October 31, 1984 said Bush was in Illinois campaigning for congressional candidates at the end of October."

Bush 41 surfaced again in Lowe's May, 1989 review of reports by Thomas Vlahoulis from the state attorney general's office: "Sorenson told Vlahoulis that both Kimberly and Nelly [Webb] brought up the name of George Bush and indicated that they had both met him..."

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Patriot

Bethany, CT

#13 Jul 7, 2012
ewww...serious?? Gross!

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#14 Jul 7, 2012
Jumping Jim wrote:
Barney 'Fruit' and his buddy got married, what a joke. They both will get the wiener.
Jealous?

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#15 Jul 7, 2012
Mazeltov!

“VOTE GOP 2016 ”

Since: Mar 09

MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!

#16 Jul 8, 2012
Yikes, who in their right mind would marry an old fat ugly big nosed loud mouthed pot bellied gay??

“I just hate stupid people”

Since: Apr 07

DEEP SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

#17 Jul 8, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
Mazeltov!
Lawrence your chin is dripping with pecker tracks again.
TedsLiver

Oakland, CA

#18 Jul 8, 2012
Yawn, who cares. Barney Frank did more to cause the mortgage meltdown than any single politician. He should be in jail.
Spike

Ravenna, OH

#19 Jul 8, 2012
The laughing liberal wrote:
Penthouse Magazine interviewed Gobi and what he said didn’t quit match up with Frank’s testimony. The explicit magazine article about Gobi and the sex-for-hire world in which he said he procured prostitutes for famous clients. The Penthouse article cast new light on the underground world to which Gobi says he introduced Barney Frank. Gobi has said Mr. Frank, whom he dubbed Sweet 'n' Low for "sweet guy, low on cash," was aware of the larger prostitution operation and delighted in being told about the call boy's sexual encounters. Mr. Frank also has admitted to using congressional stationery to write several letters to Virginia probation officials to persuade them to shorten Gobi's probation stemming from felony convictions for drug offenses and for sex offenses involving a minor girl. Gobi told Penthouse "those letters kept me in operation. The letters and Barney's [congressional] perks were worth far more to me than any fees I could have charged him. I wasn't a gold digger, but I'm not a dumb escort, either."
The congressman has said he threw Gobi out in the summer of 1987, ending their two-year relationship, after he discovered the callboy was running a prostitution business from the apartment. But Mr. Frank has conceded that he remained in touch with Gobi through New Year's Day 1988, even allowing the prostitute continued use of his car with its congressional license plate.
Does Barney’s attraction for sex with men factor into why he doesn’t fix his teeth?
This isn’t the only time Barney Frank claimed ignorance of blatant law breaking all around him. Frank was present during a marijuana growing arrest at James Ready’s pot farm in Ogunquit, Maine. Ready is well known for his homosexual relationship with Congressman Frank. According to a police report, police charged Ready with marijuana possession, cultivation and use of drug paraphernalia in August of 2007.
Strange is the only word that discribes Barney Frank. He and most of the politicians in the democrat party everyday look more and more like the characters in the Bar scene in the Star Wars movie.
Libtards are Filth

Belle Vernon, PA

#20 Jul 8, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Jealous?
Why would we normal people be jealous of the fact that you was the 'flower boy' for Barneys wedding. Did Barney and his bride have a 3 way with you Laurie?
Spike

Ravenna, OH

#21 Jul 8, 2012
Libtards are Filth wrote:
<quoted text>Why would we normal people be jealous of the fact that you was the 'flower boy' for Barneys wedding. Did Barney and his bride have a 3 way with you Laurie?
"Normal" being the key word.

“I laugh at Robo Posters”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#22 Jul 8, 2012
Jumping Jim wrote:
Barney 'Fruit' and his buddy got married, what a joke. They both will get the wiener.
I guess that means Crapola will be off today and posting from his 23 name command center after the two play hide the wennie.

“I laugh at Robo Posters”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#23 Jul 8, 2012
TedsLiver wrote:
Yawn, who cares. Barney Frank did more to cause the mortgage meltdown than any single politician. He should be in jail.
yep, he's been sticking it to people for years......pardon the pun.
senior citizen

Granite City, IL

#24 Jul 8, 2012
I never thought America would ever stand for a he-n an a he-n or a she-n an a she-an in CONGRESS and publishing it all over the news and paperss. America is going down hill fast. They have abortions and now gays. SICK SICK SICK. The next thing you know there will be golden idols to worship.

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