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Offline flowers

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Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« on: December 20, 2013, 02:16:14 PM »
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/barney-frank-joining-cnbc

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Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) is joining CNBC as a contributor.

CNBC's managing editor Nick Dunn tweeted Friday that the former congressman and prickly liberal firebrand had joined the channel.

    Pleased to announce former US Congressman @BarneyFrank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor.
    β€” Nick Dunn (@NickDunnCNBC) December 20, 2013

    CNBC is happy to announce that former Congressman Barney Frank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor
    β€” Ryan Ruggiero (@RyanRuggiero) December 20, 2013

Frank, who served as the chairman of the Financial Services Committee when he was in Congress, once stormed off the set of CNBC after a heated exchange with the channel's Mark Haines. Haines and Frank were discussing limiting executive compensation.

"It seems to be that you're dealing with a model that no longer works," Haines said referring to Frank's proposal for changing executive pay rules. The conversation escalated and after Frank repeatedly tried to interject he ended the interview.


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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2013, 02:24:07 PM »
Am I the only one noticing that increasingly the title is repeated over and over in the first lines of these "journalism stories?"

tweeting and retweeting and posting others' tweets, adds little or no content.

Counting the title it is stated five times, here.

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2013, 02:32:18 PM »
There is a limit to what you can add with the 140 character limit.

Anyone who tells you you can't buy happiness has never been in a book store or an animal shelter.

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #3 on: December 20, 2013, 02:41:57 PM »
There is a limit to what you can add with the 140 character limit.



Especially when you don't have much to say, but feel compelled to make it look otherwise.

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #4 on: December 20, 2013, 02:56:15 PM »
RT: Especially when you don't have much to say, but feel compelled to make it look otherwise.


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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2013, 06:45:01 PM »
RT: Especially when you don't have much to say, but feel compelled to make it look otherwise.


 :tongue2: I'm feeling a bit smartass tonight.

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2013, 07:02:22 PM »
Why put Bawney Fwank on TV? No one can understand him.
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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2013, 07:19:37 PM »
"Sufferin' succotash!"

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2013, 09:05:38 PM »
Why put Bawney Fwank on TV? No one can understand him.

He's gay......... they don't care if you can understand him.
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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2013, 04:51:05 PM »
as if they don't suck enough ...
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2013, 04:52:23 PM »
as if they don't suck enough ...

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Re: Barney Frank Joining CNBC
« Reply #11 on: December 29, 2013, 10:38:19 AM »
CNBC?  Really?  What does this idiot know about money, other than how to spend someone else's?


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