Tag Archives: Barney Frank

JPMorgan Melts Down

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Chris Matthews & Barney Frank Tag-Team The Fuck Out Of FRC’s Tony Perkins

Enjoy!

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Quote Of The Day – Rep. Barney Frank

“Any gay or lesbian person with any self-respect should not be voting for any of the Republicans, including Mitt Romney, who made the degrading comment in one of the recent debates about how he kept Massachusetts from being the Las Vegas of gay marriage, kind of cheapening this very profound thing for us. This is a faker who in 1994, …

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HomoQuotable – Barney Frank

“I don’t need the president’s permission to get married. He’s doing a great thing against DOMA. I think you make a great mistake by focusing only on negative things, I think that’s a mistake politically. I think we ought to be celebrating the gains as well as pushing further. [snip] The president did an enormous thing for us when he …

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This Guy Wants To Replace Barney Frank

You may recall that GOProud endorsed Sean Bielat’s failed 2010 bid to unseat Barney Frank, even though Bielat vehemently opposed the repeal of DADT as well as most other LGBT rights issues. Now that Frank is retiring, Bielat is trying again.

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Barney Frank Benched In House Spat

Talking Points Memo reports: House GOP Leaders are pushing a modest, but bipartisan bill called the JOBS Act, which includes a handful of measures with broad support in both parties. One measure in that bill would quadruple the number of shareholders that can invest in local banks. Republicans credit Rep. Ben Quayle (R-AZ) for drafting this portion of the legislation, …

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Barney Frank To Marry

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Oh How We’ll Miss Barney Frank

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Nancy Pelosi Calls Out Homocons

“Oh, but what about them? He [Barney Frank] chooses a party that supports his values. They’ve chosen a party that supports their income — a party that denigrates them and treats them with disrespect.” – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, on the attacks made on Frank by the likes of GOProud. Hit the link for the Advocate’s cover profile on …

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Barney Frank On “Some” Trans Activists

“Some.” He said some trans activists. From a lengthy interview with the Washington Blade.

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Will A Kennedy Replace Barney Frank?

Joseph P. Kennedy III is refusing to rule out a 2012 run at the U.S. House seat to be vacated by 16-term legend Rep. Barney Frank. Kennedy is the grand-nephew of JFK. “I think virtually everyone I know assumes at some point he’s going to be a candidate,” said Democratic strategist Michael Goldman. “No question he’s incredibly articulate. His entrance …

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Quote Of The Day – Judson Phillips

“This statement does nothing to advance the goals of the Tea Party movement and goes a long way towards offending people we need to be involved. Barney Frank is the worst congressman in the last century, but dumb comments like that tweet do not help our cause.” – Tea Party Nation president Judson Phillips, responding to a Tennessee Tea Party …

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Karl Rove On Barney Frank

“Mr. Frank’s departure in January 2013 will remove from the House one of its more offensive members. Until then, this petulant, abrasive and downright nasty Congressman will keep making his presence known. However, it is unlikely that Mr. Frank is leaving for the reason he should depart Congress: out of shame for all he did to stop reform of Fannie …

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Tea Party On Barney Frank

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From Barney Frank’s Press Conference

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Barney Frank Retirement Reactions

President Barack Obama “This country has never had a Congressman like Barney Frank, and the House of Representatives will not be the same without him. For over 30 years, Barney has been a fierce advocate for the people of Massachusetts and Americans everywhere who needed a voice. He has worked tirelessly on behalf of families and businesses and helped make …

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GOProud On Barney Frank’s Retirement

You may recall that GOProud supported Frank’s 2010 opponent Sean Bielat, who opposed the repeal of DADT, opposed ENDA, and opposed just about every other aspect of civil equality for “average gay people.” GOProud also paid for homophobic ads that characterized Barney Frank as “catty” and compared him to one of the Real Housewives.

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BREAKING: Barney Frank To Retire

Rep. Barney Frank will announce his decision not to seek reelection at a press conference later today. More on this shortly…

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LGBT Equality Caucus – It Gets Better

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Barney Frank Vs. Gingrich, Part Two

“I wish I knew that he was willing to listen to my advice, I would have given him some: I would have told him not to impeach Clinton, I would have told his successors not to go to war with Iraq, and I would have told DeLay not to go on the dance show. He’s been having a bad year, …

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