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96. Good for Mr. Frank. nt
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  -Barney Frank interrupted Geitner suggesting people in the back of the room lower their signs bridgit  Mar-24-09 09:31 AM   #0 
  - Frankly, I agree with him.  Skidmore   Mar-24-09 09:33 AM   #1 
  - Listening to the republican opening statements was all the silliness I care to hear...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 09:34 AM   #5 
  - Did our two wars end and I missed it? (NT)  Tesha   Mar-24-09 10:28 AM   #45 
  - Exactly, and we have the same game plan that we had for Vietnam.  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:43 AM   #56 
  - We can?!  EFerrari   Mar-24-09 10:48 AM   #62 
  - OH really? What are you doing to stop the wars? Where is your picture  acmavm   Mar-24-09 01:47 PM   #94 
  - Yes, he's right. I'm embarrassed for the Pinkers.  lamp_shade   Mar-24-09 09:33 AM   #2 
  - Were they being disruptive? I don't see that simply holding up signs is disruptive.  cali   Mar-24-09 09:34 AM   #3 
  - In the opinion of the chairman they were  bridgit   Mar-24-09 09:36 AM   #7 
     - It seems to me that interrupting someone who was talking in order to  Raineyb   Mar-24-09 11:36 AM   #86 
        - It happens all the time. Judges, for instance, have a specific perspective on their court from...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 01:06 PM   #92 
           - That's not what Frank did  Raineyb   Mar-24-09 02:39 PM   #95 
              - What Frank did do was recognize a trajectory of possible events before they occured...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 03:06 PM   #97 
  - i love code pink -- and applaud their courage.  xchrom   Mar-24-09 09:34 AM   #4 
  - I agree with that to the degree that they're not disrupting the hearing  cali   Mar-24-09 09:37 AM   #8 
  - Democracy or even our Democratic Republic is NOT a finishing school. The rancorous the BETTER.  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:45 AM   #57 
     - absurd comparison.  cali   Mar-24-09 10:48 AM   #61 
        - Hell, check out the Brits! I love listening to that. CP are getting headlines, even negative ...  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:52 AM   #66 
  - ...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 09:38 AM   #9 
  - ...  xchrom   Mar-24-09 01:40 PM   #93 
  - I think he should have had them sit on either side of Geithner and stand behind him  yurbud   Mar-24-09 10:08 AM   #33 
  - He's right. They do more damage than good with their silliness.  sufrommich   Mar-24-09 09:35 AM   #6 
  - Yes. Standing quietly in the back of the room holding signs  RaleighNCDUer   Mar-24-09 10:23 AM   #40 
  - I'm sick of Code Pink and all other attention whores.  grytpype   Mar-24-09 09:39 AM   #10 
  - Did you read what you wrote?  earthside   Mar-24-09 09:48 AM   #23 
  - Thank You!!!!  underseasurveyor   Mar-24-09 10:50 AM   #65 
  - You just talked me into sending them a donation. Thanks.  dixiegrrrrl   Mar-24-09 11:03 AM   #78 
  - If it's causing that much of a distraction, then yes.  AngryOldDem   Mar-24-09 09:40 AM   #11 
  - Of course he would feel that way.  No.23   Mar-24-09 09:40 AM   #12 
  - Classic case of apples and oranges  nichomachus   Mar-24-09 09:42 AM   #15 
  - More like apples and hub caps.  11 Bravo   Mar-24-09 09:53 AM   #26 
  - more like  MattBaggins   Mar-24-09 10:42 AM   #55 
  - So say you, of course.  No.23   Mar-24-09 09:58 AM   #30 
     - Not at all  nichomachus   Mar-24-09 10:24 AM   #41 
     - You are being inprecise when you say...  No.23   Mar-24-09 10:34 AM   #48 
     - Well no it actually is imo, the only thing similar is the sign itself; but the color is different...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 10:33 AM   #46 
  - Their theater must have no competition!  EFerrari   Mar-24-09 10:42 AM   #52 
     - Ding! Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!! Leave theater for the Divas...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 10:58 AM   #73 
        - Oh, bridgit! I was talking about Congress! Oh, well!  EFerrari   Mar-24-09 11:07 AM   #82 
           - No I heard you...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 11:34 AM   #85 
              - You know, that would be a really fun comedy venue -- CSPAN Dinner Theater.  EFerrari   Mar-24-09 11:48 AM   #89 
                 - You bet! Remember that Mark Russell dude, like him allot too very funny...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 11:59 AM   #91 
  - No comment...  kentuck   Mar-24-09 09:40 AM   #13 
  - Same here, kentuck.  DinahMoeHum   Mar-24-09 09:42 AM   #16 
  - They are grownups.  noamnety   Mar-24-09 09:41 AM   #14 
  - uh, it's important that we hear what is said in hearings.  cali   Mar-24-09 09:45 AM   #18 
  - I think that was the essence of Frank's concern, committee members have a long  bridgit   Mar-24-09 09:51 AM   #25 
  - It a paternalism thing.  No.23   Mar-24-09 09:46 AM   #20 
     - Yes, even democrats become DRUNK and ABUSIVE with unearned power. :( n/t  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:53 AM   #67 
  - yeah well, I disagree... it's time for this government to STFU and do something  fascisthunter   Mar-24-09 09:43 AM   #17 
  - except for the Polar Bear outfit at last year's Endangered Species hearings . . .  zazen   Mar-24-09 09:45 AM   #19 
  - If you can't stand the heat then get out of the kitchen  Winterblues   Mar-24-09 09:46 AM   #21 
  - no, the people are not allowed to disrupt a Congressional hearing  cali   Mar-24-09 09:50 AM   #24 
  - He Addressed Them...Indirectly...Before The Hearings Started  KharmaTrain   Mar-24-09 09:48 AM   #22 
  - I applaud their rights as well; but at this juncture disruptions only serve Code Pink...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 10:06 AM   #32 
  - Do you expect truth to come out of these hearings? I sure don't.  EFerrari   Mar-24-09 10:47 AM   #59 
     - Litte Bits And Pieces  KharmaTrain   Mar-24-09 10:49 AM   #63 
  - I don't disagree with their messages at times but really its an investigative hearing  Jennicut   Mar-24-09 09:53 AM   #27 
  - If I take the time and make the effort to go to a Congressional hearing, I'll be damned if  bertman   Mar-24-09 09:55 AM   #28 
  - Were they holding up signs in front of other people?  noamnety   Mar-24-09 10:37 AM   #49 
     - I could live with that approach, noamety.  bertman   Mar-24-09 10:57 PM   #98 
  - Of course he is.  WI_DEM   Mar-24-09 09:56 AM   #29 
  - Barney's being parental instead of adult.  Metta   Mar-24-09 10:02 AM   #31 
  - Barney Frank can fuck off if he doesn't like it.  earth mom   Mar-24-09 10:12 AM   #34 
  - yeah fuck that dude!  bridgit   Mar-24-09 10:13 AM   #35 
  - One might say Code Pink's attitude proves that they don't care about anything but attention  Taverner   Mar-24-09 10:19 AM   #37 
  - How else are they to protest? Guess they should start bribing Congress like corporate america does.  earth mom   Mar-24-09 10:49 AM   #64 
     - It's non-conventional tactics (the more brash, the better) as compared to Corporate Pay Offs.  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:55 AM   #70 
     - Disrupting hearings just to get on TV is not an effective strategy  Taverner   Mar-24-09 10:58 AM   #72 
        - Yeah, I bet they said that too during Vietnam.  earth mom   Mar-24-09 11:00 AM   #76 
           - Difference here is that Congress wanted to continue Vietnam  Taverner   Mar-24-09 11:25 AM   #84 
              - Congress could give a rats ass about how the people feel.  earth mom   Mar-24-09 11:45 AM   #88 
  - lol.  cali   Mar-24-09 10:26 AM   #42 
  - Who says a tiny minority supports Code Pink? Got some proof to back that up?  earth mom   Mar-24-09 10:45 AM   #58 
  - So, he wants to focus his entire attention on the issue at hand...  AngryOldDem   Mar-24-09 10:39 AM   #50 
  - The time to protest is always now. Not when it's "convenient" for Congress.  earth mom   Mar-24-09 10:53 AM   #68 
     - oh, yeah. Congress is just terrified of CP  cali   Mar-24-09 10:59 AM   #74 
        - Congress isn't afraid of Code Pink. They are afraid that Code Pink will wake up the sleeping masses  earth mom   Mar-24-09 11:05 AM   #80 
           - fail, dear. hardly a new experience for you.  cali   Mar-24-09 11:24 AM   #83 
              - You are the one who posts filthy accusations. I'm just handing your bullshit right back to you.  earth mom   Mar-24-09 11:37 AM   #87 
  - It was Chris Dodd's arrogance and self-importance that sunk him. Such "attitude" will sink Frank.  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:41 AM   #51 
     - Agreed, there can be a line drawn between arrogance, self-importance...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 11:52 AM   #90 
  - Yes he's right - and Code Pink does more harm than good  Taverner   Mar-24-09 10:19 AM   #36 
  - I wouldn't do what they do, but they serve a useful purpose-keep the rulers on their toes. n/t  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:42 AM   #53 
  - Go Barney!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-24-09 10:20 AM   #38 
  - congresspersons = corporate prostitutes. does that make barney a madam? nt  msongs   Mar-24-09 10:21 AM   #39 
  - only in your delusional musings is Frank a corporate prostitute.  cali   Mar-24-09 10:27 AM   #44 
  - Were the doing anything illegal? If not, STFU.  OwnedByFerrets   Mar-24-09 10:26 AM   #43 
  - Michele Bachman is an utter, complete, and total imbecile -- a posturing, pretentious, idiotic fart.  TahitiNut   Mar-24-09 10:34 AM   #47 
  - OMG from *what* cabbage patch was this woman pulled!? Did you see the look on Geitner's face...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 10:42 AM   #54 
     - Oh shit, nevermind. You're talking about Bachman. My bad. But don't disparage her looks, that's  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:48 AM   #60 
     - What are you talking about? Do you know? Are you defending Michele Bachman  bridgit   Mar-24-09 10:54 AM   #69 
        - Code Pink Ladies are true Patriotic Americans. Their tactics are non-conventional.  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 10:57 AM   #71 
           - Oh lord, "her looks"? What's the ugliest...part...of her body? Some say her nose...  bridgit   Mar-24-09 11:01 AM   #77 
              - WTF over? We clearly have a disconnect: Cabbage patch doll? Best wishes to you anyway. n/t  ShortnFiery   Mar-24-09 11:03 AM   #79 
                 - &2U n/t  bridgit   Mar-24-09 11:06 AM   #81 
     - Yup. He was stunned at the idiocy of a "LEGISLATOR" who doesn't comprehend LEGISLATION.  TahitiNut   Mar-24-09 10:59 AM   #75 
  - Good for Mr. Frank. nt  Occam Bandage   Mar-24-09 02:41 PM   #96 
  - Good deal. They got some attention from the podium.  rucky   Mar-24-09 11:05 PM   #99 
     - hahahahaha, and they say 'theater' doesn't deliver  bridgit   Mar-25-09 01:18 AM   #100 
 

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