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Barney Frank's Ex-Boyfriend Worked for Fannie

Media Mum on Barney Frank's Fannie Mae Love Connection

Democratic House Financial Services Committee Chair promoted GSEs while former 'spouse' was Fannie Mae executive.


By Jeff Poor
Business & Media Institute
9/24/2008 4:00:57 PM

Are journalists playing favorites with some of the key political figures involved with regulatory oversight of U.S. financial markets?



MSNBC’s Chris Matthews launched several vitriolic attacks on the Republican Party on his Sept. 17, 2008, show, suggesting blame for Wall Street problems should be focused in a partisan way. However, he and other media have failed to thoroughly examine the Democratic side of the blame game.



Prominent Democrats ran Fannie Mae, the same government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) that donated campaign cash to top Democrats. And one of Fannie Mae’s main defenders in the House – Rep. Barne

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  • This is the guy who spawned the joke...Why don't Congressmen use bookmarks? Because they just bend over the pages.

    How does this ass clown keep getting elected?

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  • Gives whole new meaning to "back door deals".

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  • Barney was scoring some fannie at Fannie.

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  • What a stuttering stupid fuck . How this guy can have so much say is fucking rediculous !

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  • Is the same guy who was running a male prostitution ring out of Barny Franks house?

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    • never mind his house...out of his CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE!!! hes a disgrace and so are the idiots who vote for him

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  • This guy is retarded. Just because he sucks other mens penis' and puts his penis in other guys anus doesn't mean he shouldn't be in Govt. he is just making bad choices. Still su.cking cock does make him a fag

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  • I'm still looking for the sound bites I heard on the radio today from Frank back in 2003. He goes on about how he doesn't see any major crisis coming from Fannie Mae, some other stuff. It's about 30 to 60 seconds long, and taken while he was in committee.

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    • 2003

      ''These two entities -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- are not facing any kind of financial crisis,'' said Representative Barney Frank of Massachusetts, the ranking Democrat on the Financial Services Committee. ''The more people exaggerate these problems, the more pressure there is on these companies, the less we will see in terms of affordable housing."


      http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=205_1222320587

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  • Affordable housing means we the tax payers get stuck with the bill. Section 8 on a Congressional scale. His constituants would never vote him out so we are stuck with him unless Dem's loose control

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  • Frank's and Obama are backing Paulsons bailout, snub their own supporters

    Self serving cunts

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