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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Barney Frank Smacks Down The Lady's of Code Pink

I agree with Barney Frank a number of political issues lately, including his comments that retention bonuses are extortion, however it seems that Congressman Frank is growing old and tired, and is forgetting his own roots in Massachusetts politics. It seems that Barney Frank dislikes political activism. Well, at least not the type of "in your face" political activism that Code Pink throws down.

Yes, Barney Frank dealt two severe smackdowns Tuesday. As reported by the Huffington Post, Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, smacked down code pink and other political activist, amidst testimony from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

"Will you act your age and stop playing with that sign?" Frank asked the activists, on hand to wave signs requesting bailouts. "We really need people to grow up."

Moments later, Frank interrupted Bernanke to issue a second admonishment, threatening to expel the next activist to wave a sign. More HERE

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