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Barney Frank: 'No Tax Cut Would Have Helped Us Deal With This'
Weekly Standard ^ | 04/16/2013 | By DANIEL HALPER

Posted on 04/16/2013 7:37:21 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd

"I'm glad you raised that, because it gives me a chance to make a point I've felt strongly about," said Frank. "In this terrible situation, let's be very grateful that we had a well-funded, functioning government. It is very fashionable in America, and has been for some time to criticize government, belittle public employees, talk about their pensions, talk about what people think ... of [their] health care. Here we saw government in two ways perform very well. ... I never was as a member of Congress one of the cheerleaders for less government, lower taxes. No tax cut would have helped us deal with this or will help us recover. This is very expensive."

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Methinks Barney's been wearing his belt a little too tight around his neck lately.


1 posted on 04/16/2013 7:37:21 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

That POS was on the morning CNN show to discuss the Boston bombing. Nothing he said made any sense at all


2 posted on 04/16/2013 7:39:21 AM PDT by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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To: South Dakota

Has it ever???


3 posted on 04/16/2013 7:40:41 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Nor does spending so much money on paying people not to work help us deal with this.


4 posted on 04/16/2013 7:41:10 AM PDT by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: Responsibility2nd

But I bet a huge tax increase would have...


5 posted on 04/16/2013 7:41:13 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

These statists are sick in the head.


6 posted on 04/16/2013 7:41:28 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Responsibility2nd

He’s an example of a Marxist being averse to letting people decide things for themselves, like how to spend their own money.


7 posted on 04/16/2013 7:42:06 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: skeeter

What he REALLY said was:

“No Tath cut would hafth helped uth deal with thith.”


8 posted on 04/16/2013 7:42:51 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Barney needs to get a new hobby. This being the high priestess of butt worship is wearing thin.

Barney, there's a new disease out there awaiting you.

Your sick little brain has spawned an economic collapse in this nation and your gang of sycophants are attempting a second act.

9 posted on 04/16/2013 7:44:49 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Barney conveniently overlooks the fact that conservatives acknowledge the Constitutional role of government to defend the nation and its citizens. This swipe at those who insist on calling the government to account for its unconstitutional spending simply reveals his ideological and political bias.
10 posted on 04/16/2013 7:45:12 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Responsibility2nd
It is very fashionable in America, and has been for some time to criticize government, belittle public employees, talk about their pensions, talk about what people think ... of [their] health care.

Barney sez: "Youse peasants shut up and be HAPPY that your .giverment "servants" are only getting paid $30 bucks an hour to walk out to the mailbox twice a month when they're retired. And shut up about the gold-plated forever medical care..."

11 posted on 04/16/2013 7:45:45 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Responsibility2nd

So tell me Barney, what does Harry Reid’s beloved “cowboy poetry” lend to this situation?


12 posted on 04/16/2013 7:46:37 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Obama is the Chicken Little of politics)
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To: Responsibility2nd

If Barney’s head was not permanently jammed up his rectum, he would know that LOWER tax rates generally yield HIGHER revenues to the US Treasury.


13 posted on 04/16/2013 7:47:12 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Responsibility2nd

What malignant parasites these “people” are.

*spits*


14 posted on 04/16/2013 7:48:05 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ZULU

I thought we were rid of that lithping weirdo.


15 posted on 04/16/2013 7:48:11 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Mr. K
But I bet a huge tax increase would have...

Not to mention porous borders and restrictions on legal gun ownership that would have Adolf, Vladimir and Mao smiling from their little sections of Hades.

And yes, my tagline is very appropriate in light of yesterday's

TERRORIST ATTACK

in my home town.
16 posted on 04/16/2013 7:48:30 AM PDT by ssaftler (It's Obama's fault)
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To: Responsibility2nd

A remark like this form a man that cost this country billions of dollars.


17 posted on 04/16/2013 7:49:08 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: skeeter

He’ll be with us always.


18 posted on 04/16/2013 7:52:28 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: skeeter

Never thay never.

Old fags never die - thye just fade away - or something like that.


19 posted on 04/16/2013 7:52:29 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: Responsibility2nd
The only thing more ridiculous than Barney Frank are the people who pretend he has something worthwhile to say.


20 posted on 04/16/2013 7:54:11 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Welcome to Obama-Land - EVERYTHING NOT FORBIDDEN IS COMPULSORY)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I just have one question.

How did Barney Frank get so rich, working as a public servant?

And we are supposed to each ‘chip in more’ individually.


21 posted on 04/16/2013 7:54:24 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
He should shut up and crawl back into his hole.

Hey Fwank:

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22 posted on 04/16/2013 7:56:20 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Hey, Frankie boy, leave the thinking to those of us with brains and go back to doing what you do best: speaaking in a wierd manner and bending over for your friends.

What a piece of excrement.


23 posted on 04/16/2013 7:57:37 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Responsibility2nd

gun bans wouldn’t have helped either, but that won’t stop barney and his idiot friends(republican and democrat) from pushing them.


24 posted on 04/16/2013 7:57:38 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (If the republican party wants to be the democrat lite party then they don't need my vote)
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To: Responsibility2nd

That would be the Government that’s well funded enough to start a fight with the Governor of Arizona over her enforcing Federal Immigration Laws that Bawny’s buddies won’t enforce.


25 posted on 04/16/2013 7:59:20 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Damn fool. America's strength is not government but the people. These communists Democrats have weakened the very fiber of America with taxes and regulations. It is this kind of as@ hole that hasn't the intelligence of a rat nested government we have now. America is in real trouble and we have to listen to this fag.
26 posted on 04/16/2013 8:06:38 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: ZULU

You do that a little too well ZULU. lol


27 posted on 04/16/2013 8:07:48 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sadly, citizens of MASS vote for clowns like Barney Frank, then expect him to handle real-world issues like national security.

The result is, he bops his boyfriend and gives a lisping speech while moslems detonate bombs.


28 posted on 04/16/2013 8:08:58 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

So says the corrupt faggot who shielded Fannie from investigation and was rewarded with a young piece of male ass.


29 posted on 04/16/2013 8:12:17 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Responsibility2nd
"In this terrible situation, let's be very grateful that we had a well-funded, functioning government. It is very fashionable in America, and has been for some time to criticize government, belittle public employees, talk about their pensions, talk about what people think ... of [their] health care.

In other words, this tragedy shows that we should not debate about whether there are too many government employees or whether some of their benefits are too lavish.

30 posted on 04/16/2013 8:13:19 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Responsibility2nd

I’m amazed after Fannie & Freddie anyone gives a flip what Franks thinks


31 posted on 04/16/2013 8:15:29 AM PDT by Babashane
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To: Responsibility2nd

32 posted on 04/16/2013 8:16:30 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Iron Munro

Barney “Bitch Tits” Frank.


33 posted on 04/16/2013 8:19:42 AM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: South Dakota

We have got to stop electing idiots. Or, have we become the idiots and the elected are the bright ones?


34 posted on 04/16/2013 8:50:26 AM PDT by Parmy
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To: Responsibility2nd

Wasn’t he recently treated for an impacted gerbil?


35 posted on 04/16/2013 8:59:41 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: IbJensen
...and your gang of sycophants are attempting a second act

Frank and Dodd knew that that a collapse would happen in 2008. That is why they deliberately did nothing as chairmen of their respective committees. The plan was to blame it all on Bush. It worked. They retired.

If you tell me they are planning another round of crash and blame, well I believe it.

36 posted on 04/16/2013 9:07:44 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: South Dakota

Sounds like he’s just opened the door to the theory that Democrats upset about the sequester could be responsible.


37 posted on 04/16/2013 9:18:34 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: gov_bean_ counter

not with advanced syphilis


38 posted on 04/16/2013 9:18:36 AM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

STDs can do very bad things to your brain - Bawney shows all the signs.


39 posted on 04/16/2013 9:18:51 AM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Responsibility2nd

But a “president” who spent a little time in the oval office with his sleeves rolled up once in a while might.


40 posted on 04/16/2013 9:19:23 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sioux-san

I’ve always thought swallowing millions of “little swimmers” was too risky. They could (and obviously did) swim to the brain and caused severe mental brain damage.


41 posted on 04/16/2013 9:27:21 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Only a committed leftest would consider a failure a success.


42 posted on 04/16/2013 9:36:22 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: V_TWIN

Thame on you, you awthful man you!!!!


43 posted on 04/16/2013 11:03:26 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: All

Tar and Feathers would be the appropriate response to this vile little creature.


44 posted on 04/16/2013 11:54:58 AM PDT by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: Responsibility2nd

So far the only people to claim credit for the bombings have been Hoyer and Frank.
Thier calls for more taxes and a larger Fed are the motive.


45 posted on 04/16/2013 4:00:25 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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