Barney Frank

Financial Regulatory Reform Passes; Time To Repeal (Roll Call Vote)

Yep, they passed the 2300 page "kill small business" POS bill brought forward from those bastions of free market capitalism, Barney Frank and Chris Dodd.  Now it's off to Chairman Zero's desk for signature. This new law will allow the federal government to grow even larger, and does nothing to protect consumers. Surprised?  If you want to know how badly you are getting screwed, go here. For those that are keeping track and want the reference page for all the roll call votes for anti-American and anti-Free Market legislation that Bush and Obama pushed through (including Financial Reform), visit the…
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Barney Frank Wants To See Charles Djou’s BC

If this will get Barry Soetoro's birth certificate out in the open, I'm all for it.  Thanks Barney! From TheHill Barney Frank wants to see Rep. Djou's birth certificate Tongue firmly in cheek, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on Tuesday afternoon called on reporters to demand to see the birth certificate of new Rep. Charles Djou (R-Hawaii). As Djou (pictured here) was being sworn into office, Frank walked the hallway of the Speaker's Lobby off the House floor calling on the media to "do your job" and review Djou's papers. It was a small bit of payback for the enormous amount…
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Big Brother’s Lock On Your Money Is Complete

Big Brother’s Lock On Your Money Is Complete

I wrote about it; I tried to warn people, but after the healthcare fight we just went through, I think most people just wanted a breather from battling the fascists in Washington (to our long-lasting detriment). Now we have the financial reform bill that includes the new federal agency Office Of Financial Research, and the Bureau of Consumer Protection keeping track of every single financial transaction you could possibly imagine; including your bank balance, and when you walk to the ATM to take cash out.  I wasn't lying, but I do think I was one of very few writing about…
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SHOCK! Fannie Mae Needs Another Bailout

We are now up to $83.6 Billion for Fannie alone. Can we ask Barney Frank to pick up the tab for this round? Fannie Mae seeks $8.4B in aid after 1Q loss WASHINGTON (AP) - Fannie Mae has again asked taxpayers for more money after reporting a first-quarter loss of more than $13 billion. The mortgage finance company, which was rescued by the government in September 2008, said it needs an additional $8.4 billion from the government to help cover mounting losses. Fannie Mae says it lost $13.1 billion, or $2.29 per share, in the January-March period. That takes into…
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