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  MyDD :: Barney Frank on Katrina: "Ethnic Cleansing by Inaction"
MyDD :: Barney Frank on Katrina: "Ethnic Cleansing by Inaction"
Barney Frank on Katrina: "Ethnic Cleansing by Inaction"
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  Barney Frank - Demopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Barney Frank represents the 4th District of Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives for the Democratic Party.
Frank was born in Bayonne, New Jersey and was educated at Harvard College, graduating in 1962.
Frank is a prominent figure in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, and has been outspoken on many human rights issue, as well as on issues of gay and lesbian rights.
demopedia.democraticunderground.com /index.php/Barney_Frank   (421 words)

 WorldNetDaily: Barney Frank accuses Bush of 'ethnic cleansing'
Frank, the new chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services, said that after the administration's initial "incompetence," it has done "virtually nothing to alleviate" the loss of housing by the poor in New Orleans, who mostly are fl.
But Frank, Adamske acknowledged, called the alleged Republican inaction a "policy" and "calculated." He affirmed the congressman, who was speaking to a group of "liberal bloggers," would say the inaction is intentional.
Last February, Frank spoke to a group of some 400 Katrina survivors who came to the nation's capital for two days of rallies, protests and meetings with lawmakers about the rebuilding of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the Washington Post reported.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=53650   (901 words)

 To Be Frank - The Boston Globe
Barney Frank's quarter century in Congress was interrupted by a scandal that would have buried other men.
Frank was in the center of it all, the bridge between the ambitious plans of the assembled wonks and the political and personal ambitions of White.
Once, while Frank was campaigning, a man told him he had heard that the congressman was a friend of "the boys from Providence." Pretty clearly, the man had heard "Provincetown" and disbelieved his ears, preferring to believe that Frank had the support of the Rhode Island mob.
www.boston.com /news/globe/magazine/articles/2005/10/02/to_be_frank   (4255 words)

 Barney Frank - dKosopedia
Representative Barney Frank was born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J. on March 31, 1940.
Frank, along with former Massachusetts Congressman Gerry Studds, were the first openly gay members of Congress (Studds came out in 1984, Frank in 1987.) Frank's liberal politics and openness about his sexual orientation have made him a lightning rod for extremists — Dick Armey called him "Barney Fag" in a 1995 interview.
But Frank is a very proud liberal and a leading voice on progressive issues, although pragmatic on occasion — such as the February 2004 same-gender marriages performed in San Francisco.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Barney_Frank   (199 words)

 Blue Bayou: Barney Frank looks for a "grand bargain"
Frank, the Newton Democrat who is in line to chair the House Financial Services Committee, has struck a conciliatory posture with financial-industry leaders in recent years.
Frank casts his proposal as a way for capitalists to quell some of the populist fervor that was expressed in last week's election, when many Democrats vowed to crack down on companies moving jobs overseas.
Frank is telling the business community that if they will support things that spread some of the benefits of economic growth to workers, he'll promote measures that help them, such as trade agreements.
blogs.chron.com /bluebayou/2006/12/barney_frank_looks_for_a_grand.html   (2363 words)

 RealClearPolitics - Articles - Barney Frank: The Equality Engineer
Frank questions whether market-driven wealth creation is producing more inequality "than is either socially healthy or economically necessary." He favors much more government intervention in the economy to diminish inequality.
Frank's committee has, he says, "a larger jurisdiction to talk than to legislate." Pay attention to the talk: In it liberalism's interest in diminishing inequality (using government power to regulate the economy's distribution effects) duels with conservatism's emphasis on freedom (incentives by which market forces rationally allocate wealth and opportunity).
Frank says he is fortunate to be "in a profession where a weakness of mine -- a short attention span -- is a strength." In a government with its fingers in far too many pies, legislators must flit from one subject to another.
www.realclearpolitics.com /articles/2007/01/barney_frank_the_equality_engi.html   (692 words)

 FrontPage Magazine
Frank began writing immigration legislation while the domestic surveillance abilities of the FBI and the foreign surveillance abilities of the CIA were being devastated by attacks by the Democratic Party, the radical Left, and “civil liberties” groups including the National Lawyers Guild, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union.
Frank is no exception, since he considers foreigners who hold totalitarian views to be of no concern to national security, a view he has held since at least 1981, the year he officially began working to eliminate ideological exclusions.
The moment Barney Frank’s exclusions amendment was made law, it became unlawful, on the basis of their beliefs alone, to deny entry to immigrants or other foreign nationals with radical ideologies.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=21894   (2420 words)

 Barney Frank - Congresspedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Barney Frank has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the 4th District of Massachusetts, since 1981 (map).
Barney Frank's official website was rated by citizen researchers in February 2007 as part of a survey by the Sunlight Foundation.
Frank is a prominent figure in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, and has been outspoken on many human rights issues, as well as on issues of gay and lesbian rights.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Barney_Frank   (1531 words)

 Irregular Times Rating and Contact Information for Representative Barney Frank of MA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Frank has taken the principled step of formally lending support to H.R., which would put an end to the practice of "extraordinary rendition." This is a practice in which Bush Administration officials send people into the custody of certain nations, knowing full well (some would say intending) that they will be tortured there.
Frank has taken the affirmative step of cosponsoring H.R., which would provide more information to the public about contacts between lobbyists and politicians, and which would slow down the revolving door of politics in which politicians move into cushy corporate jobs after they retire in exchange for favors.
Barney Frank has cosponsored H.R., which would keep members of the Federal Communication Commission from using their appointed positions to censor cable, satellite or internet programs they consider to be indecent.
www.irregularbin.com /house/FrankMA4.html   (1509 words)

 Barney Frank Speaks
Frank indicated that the laws were construed to deny immigration rights to gay men and lesbians on the grounds that they were "sexual deviants." Although the laws were not widely enforced, they were enforced from time to time, Frank said.
Frank pointed out that in the past gays and lesbians were denied immigration rights, but legislation passed by President Clinton has enabled homosexual immigrants to file for political asylum.
Frank was first elected to Congress in 1981, where he has served as the fourth district representative for Massachusetts.
www.jhu.edu /~newslett/03-29-96/News/Barney_Frank_Speaks.html   (969 words)

 SwiftVets.com :: View topic - IMMIGRATING TERROR - (Barney Frank's Role)
Barney Frank went on a mission to relax and rewrite the laws during the years that Democrats held both the House and Senate.
Frank categorized the exclusions as “relics of the McCarthy era.” His associating the ideological exclusions with “McCarthyism” is disingenuous for many reasons, not least because Senator Joseph McCarthy concentrated his anti-Communist efforts on U.S. citizens, not aliens or visitors.
Frank is no exception, since he considers foreigners who hold totalitarian views to be of no concern to national security, a view he has held since at least 1981, the year he officially began working to eliminate ideological exclusions.
www.swiftvets.com /phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=21877&view=next   (1322 words)

 News Hounds: Fearless Barney Frank Takes On Bill O'Reilly
Barney Frank joined Bill O'Reilly tonight to discuss his Sunday interview with Chris Wallace where Frank confronted Wallace about asking unbalanced questons and misrepresenting the purpose of the interview.
Frank explained that the promos had stated that Frank would be discussing the Democratic Agenda but Wallace steered away from the original plan.
Frank said the discussion wasn't unfair because each question Wallace asked was legitimate but Frank claimed it was unbalanced.
www.newshounds.us /2006/11/29/fearless_barney_frank_takes_on_bill_oreilly.php   (367 words)

 glbtq >> social sciences >> Frank, Barney
United States congressman Barney Frank is known for his intelligence, his quick and acerbic wit, and his spirited defense of his social and political beliefs.
Heckler attacked Frank as too liberal, but Frank countered that the conservative Heckler's staunch support for Reagan's policies had been detrimental to many citizens in the district, particularly those whose causes he had advanced, including blue-collar workers, the elderly, and those with low incomes.
Frank acknowledged that he knew of Gobie's background but said that he had tried "to be Henry Higgins" and transform the young man's life.
www.glbtq.com /social-sciences/frank_b.html   (904 words)

 Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center | Frank Barney
Frank A. Barney (1862-1954) was a prolific artist who resided in Auburn, NY for over 70 years.
Barney is most well know for his paintings of the Finger Lakes region, though he was well traveled and he was associated with some of the importantartists and art movements of his time including the American Barbizon and the American Impressionist painters.
Frank A. Barney: A Man Of His Time was curated by Carol Contiguglia of Auburn.
www.schweinfurthartcenter.org /exhibits/2007/Frank_Barney.html   (251 words)

 Hot Air » Blog Archive » Barney Frank accuses Bush of genocide “ethnic cleansing” Major Update
Whether Frank meant by “ethnic cleansing” genocide or merely the forced removal or prevention of return for racist and political reasons, it is still over the line and deeply irresponsible, both as a charge and as political rhetoric.
Barney Frank is unworthy of the attention afforded to him by this post.
Barney Frank and the rest of the delegation are a terrible stain on this country and reflect poorly on the conservative minority.
hotair.com /archives/2007/01/05/barney-frank-accuses-bush-of-genocide   (13255 words)

 The difference between Foley and Barney Frank ?
Frank, being the jerk that he is, claimed he was unaware of the prostitution ring.
Frank was censured by the congress for being involved in an illegal house of prostitution, as well as fixing 33 parking tickets for one of the male prostitutes working inside his condo.
Barney Frank is a law breaking jerk, yet democrats continue to support him.
forum.myredbook.com /dcforum2/DCForumID14/27743.html   (1187 words)

 Barney Frank to Synod luncheon: ‘Stand for morality’
U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) wasn't all that surprised in 1981 when a right-wing Christian group graded him a "zero" for his "Christian" voting record.
Frank said some cultural forces have attempted to "kidnap Christianity" in order to tell others how and when to pray, how to express intimacy, what women should do with their bodies during difficult circumstances, what to read, and what scientists should teach.
Frank asked advocates to refocus on getting health care out of the employment system, because the rising costs of health care are forcing employers to suppress wages.
www.ucc.org /news/barney-frank-to-synod.html   (475 words)

 Barney Frank Information
Barney Frank (born March 31, 1940) is an American politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives.
While in state and local government, Frank taught part-time at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at Boston University.
This condemnation was not reflected in Frank's district, where he won reelection in 1990 with 66 percent of the vote, and has won by larger margins ever since.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Barney_Frank   (903 words)

 Barney Frank
Frank will speak at Oberlin as part of the newly established Cole Distinguished Lectureship in Electoral Politics Series.
Since its first year 65 students have participated in the program, which consists of a preparatory seminar, a paid summer internship in some phase of electoral politics, and a post-internship seminar to reflect upon, integrate and write about experiences of the preceding summer.
Frank was elected to the House of Representatives in 1980 on the Democratic ticket, and has focused his efforts on fighting discrimination, providing fair treatment towards immigrants and improving healthcare.
www.oberlin.edu /newserv/01oct/barney_frank.html   (255 words)

 Barney Frank discusses ‘being gay in Congress’
Frank, who began his career in politics in 1968 as an assistant to then Boston Mayor Kevin White, talked about the days when gay rights was not an issue because no one would discuss them.
Frank said that although his position with White’s office was to deal with liberal groups, he never once dealt with the issue of gay rights.
Frank said the gay rights movement has effected “the most fundamental political change for any cause in the last 30 years.” He said he is proud of the progress that has been made and continues to be made in the U.S. “We have demonstrated to most Americans that they’re not homophobic,” he said.
www.udel.edu /PR/UDaily/2004/bfrank033004.html   (398 words)

 Barney Frank News - Topix
A Massachusetts commercial fishing advocate whose husband is a scallop boat captain urged Congress on Wednesday to improve safety measures so tragedies like the deaths of four fishermen in the January sinking...
Barney Frank, Chris Shays and other supporters of a federal ban on workplace discrimination against gay, lesbian and transgender workers are reviving their push for the legislation in the Democratic-run...
The legislation, written by Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, comes at a time of growing public and shareholder anger over lavish compensation for executives unrelated to their performance.
www.topix.com /us-house/barney-frank   (732 words)

 Open Source » Blog Archive » Barney Frank’s Grand Bargain
Barney Frank’s proposal may begin a dialog, but framing the proposal in terms of the economic populism and free trade polarizes the issue, oversimplifies the nature of the problem, and obscures possible solutions.
Frank’s solution of beefing up the social safety net to cushion the impact of letting our neat clean regulated and for the most part trustworthy market…Into the coal stained Dickensian swamp of the international marketplace is deeply insufficient.
Frank certainly isn’t suggesting a shift to socialism: His plans presume corporations with private property investing capital to earn returns, etc. We’re playing within the 45 yeard lines here, and while arguments about what things would be like on the 10 yard lines is illuminating but ultimately of little relevance.
www.radioopensource.org /barney-franks-grand-bargain   (14846 words)

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