The scam that was and is Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was the root cause of the financial meltdown of 2008, and the root cause of the Fannie and Freddie scam was liberal congressmen like Bahney Fwank, who routinely assured everyone that everything was going swimmingly. While the Democrats in charge of the program were voting themselves tens of millions of dollars in bonuses based on phony claims of profits, and banks were selling packages of worthless mortgages to all and sundry, Barney and friends assuredly knew what was up. How could they not? Fannie and Freddie were giving mortgages to people who could not afford them, and so the crisis was built in. Not that it mattered. The important thing was that it wasn’t fair that some people could afford a house and others couldn’t. And now the Obama administration is preparing to restructure the financial industry, and the problem is, how do you do that without getting involved? The answer is, you don’t. Any restructuring the government does will necessarily involve the politicians, and that means guys like Barney Frank will again be in charge, and will no doubt do with the banks as they did with the mortgage industry. I talked this over with a five year old I know and she said, “I love Barney.”
She said if I were a designer kid
I’d want Barney for a daddy
I’d love him for the things he did
Though some say he’s a baddy
So what he’s played the Congress game
‘Cause so do many others
What ever he’s done it’s just the same
As his Congressional brothers
I love him for his winning smile
I love him for his color
You can see purple for a mile
It never gets no duller
When I pointed out we weren’t talking about Barney the purple dinosaur but Barney the congressperson, a man who wants to help President Obama turn the country into a socialist paradise, a man who somehow forgot to declare all his income come tax time, a man who never saw a socialist program he didn’t like, she thought a moment before replying.
She said they’re just like robbers who
Just want to steal our freedom
There is no difference ‘tween the two
Just tweedledee and deedum
I like my country like it is
Why do they have to change it
They want to take away the fizz
And really re-arrange it
You say that Barney’s not a star?
He’s not what people think?
He’s not a purple dinosaur
He looks so cute in pink?
Well just for that I take it back
We’ll fit him for some nooses
If I’da known he’s just a hack
From lib’ral Massachoosses
Moral: You can fool some of the people all of the time, you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you can only fool a five year old once.