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Frank envisions post-election stimulus from Democrats
October 24, 2008 6:00 AM

NEW BEDFORD — After the November election, Democrats will push for a second economic stimulus package that includes money for the states' stalled infrastructure projects, along with help paying for healthcare expenses, food stamps and extended unemployment benefits, U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said Thursday.

In a meeting with the editorial board of The Standard-Times, Rep. Frank, D-Mass., also called for a 25 percent cut in military spending, saying the Pentagon has to start choosing from its many weapons programs, and that upper-income taxpayers are going to see an increase in what they are asked to pay.

The military cuts also mean getting out of Iraq sooner, he said.

"The people of Iraq want us out, and we want to stay over their objection," he said. "It's extraordinary." The Maliki government in I

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  • I call for a 100% cut of liberals on American soil.

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    • I call for cutting your bag and your bun buddy Bawney Fwanks too

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    • you're just another american advocate of fascism on liveleak

      unimpressed

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    • Sounds good to me!

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    • You can have Bawney Fwanks

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    • Fascism
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      fascism Listen to the pronunciation of fascism
      Pronunciation:
      %u02C8fa-%u02CCshi-z%u0259m also %u02C8fa-%u02CCsi-
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      noun
      Etymology:
      Italian fascismo, from fascio bundle, fasces, group, from Latin fascis bundle & fasces fasces
      Date:
      1921

      1often capitalized : a political philosophy, movement, or regime (as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government heade More..

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  • any1 know of any gays high up in defense? quick, hook them up w/ bawney so he wont cut the budget...just like what happened w/ his last deal

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  • Barney Frank is dangerous to the free world.

    Barney Frank is one of the people that caused the world wide financial crisis that you are in now...

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=cb4_1222537477

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QBRIsCkGQ0

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  • LIBERALS GTFU

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  • we need to cut 25% of bArNeY fRaNkS personal spending

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  • Well, over the last year, I've been predicting a %30 haircut over the next 2 years but the 25% is a significant 1 year starting position. Will be interesting to see the final figure. It will be more than 10% or at least the next 2 yrs, per my assessment (regardless of WHO is president).

    It's the fact, Jack. Sorry. Nothing more.

    A few examples of cuts:

    Homeland defense imo should take a major portion of that cut being about $30-40 billion. It could be creatively studied how to make it More..

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  • God lets hope this is true!

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  • http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081024/NEWS/810240332/-1/NEWS10

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  • Barney Franks should be declared legally retarded and put on a disability pension payable to the mental institution of which he is a resident.

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