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Barney Frank on Obamacare: “they just lied to people”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 6:00pm 8/2/2014 at 6:00pm

Former Democratic Congressman and outspoken liberal Barney Frank has some surprisingly harsh words for President Barack Obama.

Frank was interviewed recently by The Huffington Post:

“The rollout w...

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When Barney Frank is the voice of reason in the Democratic Party

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 16, 2012 at 5:28pm 4/16/2012 at 5:28pm

you know the Democratic Party has a problem.

From his going away interview (almost) in New York Magazine (italics added)(h/t @ByronYork):

You think Obama overinterpreted his mandate with health care?

The problem with health care is this: Health care is enormously important...

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Barney Frank retires, Democratic self-decapitation continues

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2011 at 12:30pm 11/28/2011 at 12:30pm

I was in the car this morning when I heard on the news that Barney Frank was retiring and would not run for re-election.

Obviously there is a lot of snark which could be thrown around, but this represents a bigger deal than Barney.  As more and more senior Democrats retire, the...

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Actually, I Do Have One More Thing To Say To Barney Frank

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 4, 2010 at 9:33am 11/4/2010 at 9:33am

Need I say more to Barney Frank than Margery Egan says today in The Boston Herald:

After 30 years, Barney Frank finally lost my vote.

On election night, he lost my respect as well.

Frank’s road rage acceptance speech was an out-of-body experience.

There was the congressional king of anger, vituper...

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Beware The Boston Globe Bearing Polls

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 25, 2010 at 11:07am 10/25/2010 at 11:07am

The Boston Globe, which is all in for the Democrats, has released a poll (via HotAir) showing Barney Frank up 13 points against Sean Beilat, but still well below 50%.

Beware The Boston Glove bearing polls.  Remember this headline, just 9 days prior to the Scott Brown – Martha Coakley...

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I’m Doubling Down On My Top 10

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 8:20pm 10/24/2010 at 8:20pm

On October 20, I published my Top 10 List for donations (not necessarily the 10 most important races), based on the following criteria:  Must be current Democratic seat; must be toss-up or possibility of an upset of a big name Democrat; and must not be nationalized so that fundraising could help...

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Shocker – Boston Globe Endorses Dems Down The Line

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 24, 2010 at 12:15pm 10/24/2010 at 12:15pm

Support Sean Beilat, and fight the machine:

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Shocker – Barney Frank Takes Money From Bailout Execs

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 22, 2010 at 9:56am 10/22/2010 at 9:56am

Barney Frank finally has a campaign fight on his hands, and this report from The Boston Herald cannot help, Barney Frank rakes in $40G from bailed out banks:

U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, in an intensifying clash with GOP upstart Sean Bielat, has pledged not to take campaign cash from lenders that got...

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This Man Just Restructured The Entire Financial System

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 9, 2010 at 1:17pm 8/9/2010 at 1:17pm

We are in the best of hands, guided by people with extraordinary foresight and wisdom …

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(h/t Weasel Zippers via Freedom’s Lighthouse)

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“Little-Noticed” Is Back!

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 11:10am 7/28/2010 at 11:10am

Remember my now-classic post about all the “little-noticed” provisions in Obamacare, “Little-Noticed” is the New “Unexpected”?

Well, “little-noticed” is back, this time with regard to the equally massive text of the financial regulation overhaul, SEC Says New FinReg Law Exempts It From Public Disclosure (emphasis mine):

So much for transparency.

Under a little-noticed provision of the...

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Scott Brown’s Financial Regulation Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 7:33am 7/15/2010 at 7:33am

Scott Brown didn’t see the forest for the trees in deciding to support Chris Dodd and Barney Frank’s financial reform legislation.

Although Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins went along also, they did so only after Brown made his announcement. If Brown had come out strongly against the legislation, it could have...

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“Thou Shall Not Bet Against A Bubble”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 26, 2010 at 6:30am 4/26/2010 at 6:30am

Nothing in the civil suit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that Goldman Sachs caused the housing bubble or burst it.

The transaction at issue in that case was between highly sophisticated investment firms, and had no more...

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Obama Doesn’t Really Have A “Plan”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 7:31am 9/12/2009 at 7:31am

First it was the Senate Gang of Six who took it upon themselves to fix Joe Wilson’s imaginary loophole, the one which caused Wilson out of frustration to accuse Barack Obama of lying as to whether Democratic health care proposals included illegal aliens. And caused the left-wing spin machine and blogs...

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Jamie Gorelick At It Again

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 9:41am 8/22/2009 at 9:41am

Scrolling through Doug Ross’ blog, Director Blue, reminded me of a name from the past who seems to have escaped mainstream media scrutiny, much less responsibility, for two of the largest fiascos in our recent history, the intelligence failures which led to 9/11 and the Fannie Mae credit crisis:

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Freddie Med

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 9:17pm 7/30/2009 at 9:17pm

Freddie Med. Never has a phrase better summed up the danger of Democratic plans to have the federal government run the health care system.

What Freddie Mac did for mortgages, Freddie Med will do for health care: A politicized system in which political correctness and social engineering takes precedence over fiscal and...

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Finally, Someone Says “Take This Job And Shove It”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at 8:55am 3/25/2009 at 8:55am

I have been waiting for this day, when one of the demonized executives at a bank or insurance company would tell Congress to “take this job and shove it.” The person singing this song today is Jake DeSantis, an executive vice president of the Americ...

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Is Barney Frank “Bad For The Gays”?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 20, 2009 at 5:54pm 3/20/2009 at 5:54pm

Note: This is a cross-post with Gay Patriot. I ask the question, they give the answer.
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There is a peculiar, somewhat uniquely, Jewish phenomenon. It’s called worrying about what is “bad for the Jews.” Many have noted this phenomenon before, so I don’t claim originality here.

Groups which traditionally have been targets of...

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