Conflict of Interest Charges: Barney Frank's Gay Lover Worked for Fannie Mae

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    Unqualified home buyers were not the only ones who benefitted from Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank’s efforts to deregulate Fannie Mae throughout the 1990s.

    So did Frank’s gay partner, a Fannie Mae executive at the forefront of the agency’s push to relax lending restrictions.

    Now that Fannie Mae is at the epicenter of a financial meltdown that threatens the U.S. economy, some are raising new questions about Frank's relationship with Herb Moses, who was Fannie’s assistant director for product initiatives. Moses worked at the government-sponsored enterprise from 1991 to 1998, while Frank was on the House Banking Committee, which had jurisdiction over Fannie.

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    Oh the things we do for love. :lol:
     
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    I find it interesting that you felt the need to add the word "gay" in front of partner.
     
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    I didn't find that as interesting as the article.
     
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    I simply cut and pasted from the linked article but I personally do not find the word "gay" offensive. Do you?
     
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    Please, they prefer to be called "vaginally challenged". :D
     
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    The word "gay" isnt in the article.
     
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    No, but when I looked at the article, the word gay was not where it is in your C&P. Check for yourself.
     
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    So how do you feel about the arrangement that Barney and his partner had?
     
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    What do people expect?

    Just being a homo means that your are mentally challenged in the first place!!
     

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