Barney Frank Retiring

Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 at 9:56 am

He won’t be missed.

Congressman Barney Frank of Massachusetts fourth Congressional District has said he will not seek re-election for 2012.

Frank, a ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, planned to hold a press conference in Newton, Mass. on Monday afternoon, to formally announce and answer questions on the decision.

Maybe this is a reason why.

Frank has been under fire with issues relating to banking and the bailout for the banking industry.

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3 Responses to “Barney Frank Retiring”

  1. Coquimbojoe on 28/28/11 at 10:27 am

    Funny thing BG5, Barney will also take it anyway he can get it…. But. I totally agree, I would love to have seen him lose (indicted, tried, sent to jail), but just having him out of government makes me happier.

  2. Lou Kramer on 28/28/11 at 4:53 pm

    Is there some sort of gentleman’s agreement that once a crooked politician or bureacrat is out of office they won’t (but not necessariky can’t) be indicted?

    If there was, surely the Democrats would have used a flimsy excuse to break the agreement by now.

    Anyway, I want Dodd and Frank and Franklin Raines in jail for the remainder of their lives and their ill gotten wealth ‘redistributed’.

    I despise them all – Democrat and Republican.

    99.999% of the country goes to jail for getting caught at insider trading but the political class exempts itself for exactly the same behavior.

    Was there ever a time when right and wrong, legal and illegal were the same thing?