Posts tagged ‘Barney Frank’

July 28, 2012

Aurora, Colorado Knee-Jerks and other Jerks on the Left

Burt Prelutsky
humor columnist

UNDER NORMAL CONDITIONS, I would not address the tragic events that took place in Aurora, Colorado. For one thing, it was the insane act of a single psychotic, as opposed to the sort of stuff I generally deal with, such as Obama’s destructive policies and the loony legislation enacted by the left-wing pinheads in Congress.

I am only making an exception in the case of James Holmes because of what it tells us about liberals. Understand, I’m not laying his massacre at the feet of leftists. I leave that sort of thing to the media. You know, the folks who announced that Jared Lee Loughner was a conservative as soon as they heard that he had gone on a murderous rampage in Tucson, Arizona, that left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wounded and several people dead. In similar fashion, we all got to hear that James Holmes was a member of the Tea Party even before the smoke had cleared.

What the events at the Aurora movie complex tell us about liberals is that, taking the advice of Rahm Emanuel to heart, they are loath to let a crisis go to waste. As sure as shooting, within hours of the tragedy, they were out in force complaining about that darn Second Amendment. The fact that if someone in the theater had been carrying a concealed weapon, Holmes might have been stopped almost before he got started fails to register on those who hate guns to such a degree that they can never acknowledge that they can ever be used for good.

But, then, they also refused to concede the irony that it took a police officer to end Major Nidal Hassan’s bloody rampage at Fort Hood because the powers-that-be decided that a military base, of all places, was to be a gun-free environment.

When I hear liberals blame guns for what Holmes did, I realize they don’t appreciate how much worse the carnage could have been. If, instead of entering the theater with his semi-automatic weapon, he had set off the bombs with which he had booby-trapped his apartment, God only knows how many more people would have been killed and maimed.

Liberals are always eager to ban guns, but even after the Oklahoma City bombing, you didn’t hear them talk about banning fertilizer. That’s probably just as well because sane people would have then been forced to point out that manure doesn’t kill people; people kill people.

One of the creepy things about liberals is that they only wish to discuss actions and inevitable consequences when the actions can be traced to conservatives. You never hear them reprimand parole boards, which are nearly always comprised of social workers, psychologists and other college degreed morons, when one of the felons they release murders or rapes another victim.

You never hear liberals blaming people like Barney Frank, Chris Dodd, Ted Kennedy and Barack Obama, for bringing on the financial meltdown by insisting that home loans be given to people who couldn’t come up with a down payment, all because they knew that the votes of those new homeowners could be so easily bought and paid for with the tax dollars of the solvent.

Have you ever heard a liberal lay the blame for Islamic terrorism at the feet of Jimmy Carter, the man who pulled the carpet out from under the Shah of Iran, thus inviting the Ayatollah Khomeini and his mullahs to embark on their mission of worldwide domination?

Speaking of lunatics such as Jared Loughner and James Holmes, it’s been liberal state legislators who have cut funding for insane asylums and the ACLU who have fought the commitment of psychotics. As a result, these days, there is no way to force the mentally deranged to take their medications and no way to get them off the streets once they decide to forego their meds until the day the voices in their heads send them off on a killing spree.

Also, you may have noticed that all the knuckleheads on the Left need to do is place “phobic” at the end of words in order to cow their opponents into silence. If you don’t think that same-sex marriages are a great idea, you’re homophobic. If you don’t believe that our country owes its creation to Muslims, you’re Islamophobic. I have reached the point where I am phobiaphobic. All I need is for someone to try to win a debate by introducing “phobic” into the discussion and I go berserk.

Moreover, nobody is supposed to be judgmental, lest they be accused of bigotry. So the fact that one of the major reasons that the black community is so dangerous and so dysfunctional is because more than seven out of every 10 black babies is born to an unwed mother is supposed to be ignored in the name of political correctness. In one of Leona Salazar’s columns, I read that the most appropriate name for those unfortunate babies is “souvenirs.” I couldn’t have said it any better, or I would have.

In conclusion, I would say that when you realize there are about 315 million people now living in the United States, and that thousands of them didn’t think twice about standing in line in order to see a comic book movie at midnight, and that tens of millions more will, in spite of all the rotten things this administration has done over the past three years, vote for Barack Obama this November, it’s rather surprising that such tragic events as took place in Columbine, Tucson and Aurora, are as rare as they are.


February 6, 2012

How the truth terrifies the Left. Proof Bush Is Not To Blame!

Blame Bush Syndrome


This is just a History lesson. I am sending it to all regardless of party . I bet I know who wouldn’t read it — those afraid of the truth. It is history and nothing can change it. The day the Democrats took over was not January 22nd 2009, it was actually January 3rd,2007,the day the Democrats took over the House of Representatives and the Senate, at the very start of the 110th Congress.

The Democratic Party controlled a majority in both chambers for the first time since the end of the 103rd Congress in 1995.

For those who are listening to the liberals propagating the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault”, think about this:

January 3rd, 2007, the day the Democrats took over the Senate and the Congress:

The DOW Jones closed at 12,621.77

The GDP for the previous quarter was 3.5%

The Unemployment rate was 4.6%

George Bush’s Economic policies SET A RECORD of 52 STRAIGHT MONTHS of JOB CREATION! Remember that day…

January 3rd, 2007 was the day that Frank took over the House Financial Services Committee and Chris Dodd took over the Senate Banking Committee. The economic meltdown that happened 15 months later was in what part of the economy? BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES! THANK YOU DEMOCRATS, especially Barney for taking us from 13,000 DOW, 3.5 GDP and 4.6% Unemployment…to this CRISIS by (among MANY other things) dumping 5-6 TRILLION Dollars of toxic loans on the economy from YOUR Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac FIASCOES! Bush asked Congress 17 TIMES to stop Fannie and Freddie, starting in 2001 because it was financially risky for the US economy. Barney Frank blocked it and called it a “Chicken Little Philosophy” (and the sky did fall!)

And who took the THIRD highest pay-off from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? OBAMA.

And who fought against reform of Fannie and Freddie? OBAMA and the Democrat Congress, especially BARNEY. So when someone tries to blame Bush… REMEMBER JANUARY 3rd, 2007…. THE DAY THE DEMOCRATS TOOK OVER!”

Bush may have been in the car but the Democrats were in charge of the gas pedal and steering wheel and they were driving the economy into the ditch.

Budgets do not come from the White House. They come from Congress, and the party that controlled Congress since January, 2007 is the Democratic Party. Furthermore, the Democrats controlled the budget process for 2008 and 2009 as well as 2010 and 2011. In that first year, they had to contend with George Bush, which caused them to compromise on spending, when Bush somewhat belatedly got tough on spending increases. For 2009 though, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid bypassed George Bush entirely, passing continuing resolutions to keep government running until Barack Obama could take office. At that time, they passed a massive omnibus spending bill to complete the 2009 budget. And where was Barack Obama during this time? He was a member of that very Congress that passed all of these massive spending bills, and he signed the omnibus bill as President to complete 2009.

Let’s remember what the deficits looked like during that period:

If the Democrats inherited any deficit, it was the 2007 deficit, the last of the Republican budgets. That deficit was the lowest in five years, and the fourth straight decline in deficit spending. After that, Democrats in Congress took control of spending, and that includes Barack Obama, who voted for the budgets.

If Obama inherited anything, he inherited it from himself.

In a nutshell, what Obama is saying is “I inherited a deficit that I voted for,

and then I voted to expand that deficit four-fold since January 20th.” There is no way this will be widely publicized, unless each of us sends it on!

“The problems we face today exist because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.” This is just a History lesson.


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January 5, 2012

Ron Paul, Glenn Beck, Barney Frank and George Soros – Borderline Erotic, Conservative Porn

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Personally I can understand, on paper, how Ron Paul visualizes foreign policy. After all the State Department is full of Progressive Zealots trying to maintain their jobs while not looking like war mongers and trying to create equanimity among nations. This concept does not work. The alternative solution, according to the Libertarian view, is trade between businesses in competing countries. Then the job of the State Department should be to call out the unfair rules and regulations imposed by foreign governments… or ours. The idea would be to let CEO’s create the Foreign Relations, not government. Foreign businesses who enter into a contract with an American company will do so at their own peril. If they breach the contract which causes a financial loss and their governments do nothing to remedy the breach they, the company, would have to face immediate sanctions from the US such as a ban on doing business in the United States territory.

This sounds fabulous but impractical. Foreign Relations should be between governments creating a safe environment and legal framework for our businesses to trade with each other. At the same time maintaining a big enough military to back up the rule of law.

Unfortunately for us Americans, Obama is circumventing the rule of law and dictating the transformation of our nation by suspending the Constitution and dissolving Congress in order to execute his jobs plan. This is called “Contrary Economics’ and is designed to create chaos in the financial markets therefore inviting King Obama to step in and nationalize all the banks. Clever devil. It won’t work…..

Jeffers M. Dodge
November 4, 2011

Homosexual Barney Frank (D) tied into African American Maxine Waters (D) corruption scandal – Boston Herald calls for his resignation

Why am I not surprised? Barney Frank is involved with the Maxine Waters corruption scandal. Here are the details of Maxine “Dirty” Waters corruption scandal  from the Boston Herald:

Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who is a senior member of the Financial services Committee, arranged a meeting between Treasury officials and representatives for OneUnited Bank. According to various media reports, Treasury officials were led to believe by Waters that the discussion was going to be about losses occurred due to the takeover of Fannie and Freddie, but instead they were hit with a request for bailout funds. It was a very profitable meeting for the bank, they got $12 million in TARP money.

Maxine Waters’ husband, Sidney Williams sits on OneUnited’s board and owns between $250,000 and $500,000 in the OneUnited stock. Michelle Malkin’s syndicated column discusses Maxine Waters’ ethics scandal and OneUnited.

Guess who was involved with helping out this OnUnited bank? None other than Barney Frank! According to today’s article, Frank was asked to assist by then state Senator Dianne Wilkerson. Wilkerson was a Democratic member of the Massachusetts Senate, representing the 2nd Suffolk District from 1993 to 2008.Who takes her call? More from the article:

At the time Frank talked to her this Senator had already been found guilty of failing to pay federal income taxes and has been plagued with campaign finance violations. This is the person he listened to about bailing out a bank? Yikes. My cat has more common sense than Frank.

The Herald then goes on to call for Bawney’s resignation:

It is time for Congressman Frank to call it a career when your best defense is that Dianne Wilkerson made me do it. Moreover, as we all know he is partially responsible for the meltdown of Freddie and Frannie.

via Barney Frank tied into Maxine Waters corruption scandal – Boston Herald calls for his resignation : Fire Andrea Mitchell!.

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