My readers know that I consider Barney Frank to be one of the top public enemies of the republic because of his almost 3 decade track record of progressivism in the US House. I believe that Barney needs to be fully investigated, charged and convicted when it comes to what he knew and when he knew it in regards to banking, housing, and regulation. (The other two PEs being Bernanke and Geithner.)
All of that being said, along comes a marine named Sean Bielat who has the economic credentials (Wharton) that Barney lacks, and who is giving B-Boy the political fight of his life.
Frank, a Democrat who began October with more than $1 million in his campaign account compared with Bielat’s $364,000, said he’s taking money out of his own pocket to fight anticipated spending by outside groups.
Those ‘outside groups’ being the silent majority of everyday Americans that are fueling all the constitutional candidates campaigns. You. Me.
I am hoping you will see what I see in this interview with Sean Hannity (10.26.2010), and hit the ‘ByeByeBarney‘ banner at the bottom of this article to donate to Sean’s real, bonafide chance to fire ‘Fannie and Freddie are sound’ Barney Frank. Without traitors like Barney Frank and Chris Dodd inside congress protecting them, Ron Paul might actually get that audit of the Fed and the abolition of the private banking cartel mafia.
Massachusetts woke up earlier this year and reclaimed “The Kennedy” seat for the people when they voted for Scott Brown. Now they have an even better choice in Sean Bielat to retire one of the main reasons for the financial collapse which started with the housing bubble created by the Dems’ Community Reinvestment Act in 1977 and continued with the House Financial Services oversight by 30 year career politician, Barney Frank. Mr. Frank, by the way, has absolutely no private sector or business experience at all; none, nada, zip. How does a guy that knows nothing about how a business actually survives and thrives, become the chairman of one of the most influential, (if not the most influential), committees in Congress? How?
I don’t think that Fannie and Freddie are financially insolvent. I don’t think they need large bailouts. – Barney Frank, 2008
and my personal favorite:
I doubt that Treasury will write a check to Fannie and Freddie – 2008
Not only has the Treasury written $148 billion in checks, but on December 25th, 2009 (Merry Christmas!), the Treasury lifted the $400 billion dollar cap for these two mortgage giants allowing them unlimited funding. The worst case scenario for the bailout of Fannie and Freddie is $1 TRILLION.
Barney has been the Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee since 2007 which oversees the financial services industry in it’s entirety; housing, banking, investment, securities and insurance. Nobody could be this stupid, and from everything I have seen of Mr. Frank, he is one of the most intelligent people in Congress which bodes darkly for us. A service and conflict record of an employee in the private sector this lacking in judgement would beg for dismissal. Massachusetts now has a choice; may they choose wisely.
May I introduce to my readers the constitutional candidate (with a business background) that is giving Barney the first competition he has felt in more than two decades; Sean Bielat.
I do believe that Sean’s Wharton MBA sheepskin trumps Barney’s Harvard law degree when it comes to fixing the economy, and we all know that ‘it’s the economy stupid!’.
Program Manager, iRobot Corporation. Led $100 million, 100 person business line providing life-saving defense robots used to destroy roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan
Chairman, NATO Industrial Armaments Group. Led an international team studying the potential for use of advanced reconnaissance technology in urban warfare
Management Consultant, Mckinsey & Company
Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps (active duty)
Sean and his wife are residents of Brookline, MA and recently had their first child, Theo. They are members of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Brookline. Sean currently works as an independent consultant and serves as an officer in the Marine Corps Reserve.
Sean worked his way through college and graduate school, aided by scholarships and the GI Bill. He now holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University, and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, the International Institute for Security Studies, and the Council on Emerging National Security Affairs.
As I have stated in the past, all of these local races have become national referendums on the continued survival of America as a free nation. Scott Brown, Charles Djou, Nikki Haley, John Willoughby, Allen West, Marco Rubio, Dan Benishek, Christine O’Donnell, Sharron Angle, Joe Miller…and the list goes on. Please donate to Sean’s campaign in any way that you can as taking down the great white shark, Barney Frank will do more to demoralize and derail the progressives than any other candidate except for Nancy. Remember, the other sweetheart deal, money man, Chris Dodd, is retiring.