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http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/iowa-landowner-claims-he-was-offered-prostitute-by-oil-pipeline-company-rep-20150511#HmXaMOQv5zuEzM9d.99 DES MOINES — A southeast Iowa landowner claims he was ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 06:42 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
With human vices, the “cure” is often worse than the “disease.” Everyone agrees Prohibition failed disastrously. The “war on drugs” has also been ineffective, indeed, disastrous. But,
by Mark Holmboe
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
As church-going citizens rise and don their Sunday best to celebrate Easter, women, girls, (and some men and boys) in brothels, flat-back houses, after-hours joints, and on street corners are ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 504 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
The following is my edited version of Survivors of Prostitution-Abuse Calling for Enlightenment , SPACE International's explanation of the Nordic Model: The Nordic Model ... is a gender-neutral law ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 11:46 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is a local action, specifically Washington State, specifically King County, specifically Seattle: “I was horny.” That’s the line Peter Qualliotine says he often hears when he asks men why ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
When I lived in Alburquerque, stupid men there thought I was a prostitute. I don't mean to imply that all the men of Alburquerque are stupid but there sure was a bunch of them down there who were. ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 03:08 PM PDT with 183 Recommends
Tom Friedman has an Op-Ed in the NY Times today discussing Sheldon Adelson's impact on Israeli and US politics: It's Sheldon Adelson's World ...when it came to showering that cash on Republican ...
by subir
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 07:31 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
No matter what your fight, don't be ladylike! God Almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies. -Mother Jones ````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Two editorials in the Rockford (IL) Register Star (rrstar.com), “Prostitution; a blemish on entire community” 2/16/15 and “Police take right approach to curb prostitution” 2/23/15, ...
by Mark Holmboe
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 11:29 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Some people apparently misunderstood a “Letter to the Editor” of mine entitled “You can’t legislate morality” published 1/21/15 in the Rockford (IL) Register Star and posted on this ...
by Mark Holmboe
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 09:48 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Comrades, the question of prostitution is a difficult and thorny subject that has received too little attention in Soviet Russia. This sinister legacy of our bourgeois capitalist past continues to ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 10:23 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Prostitution, human trafficking, slavery, are an integral part of unregulated capitalism and will be impossible to eradicate until we are willing to morally gird ourselves to bring unruly, heedless, ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 30, 2014 at 09:05 PM PST with 1 Recommend
You may see on some British postings "MRDA", short for "Mandy Rice Davies Applies", I've used it myself on here. Today we got news that Mandy has died of cancer at the age of 70. Despite helping to ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2014 at 02:17 PM PST with 61 Recommends
Watching this TED Talk discussion about slavery in America was like taking a punch in the stomach. Human/Sex-trafficking and slavery are alive and rampant - in our own backyards. In this video, ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 08:57 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
During my recent trip, there were many unforeseen sights and sounds. A house of prostitution set up shop in the rooms around my own. Personally, I consider prostitution a victimless crime. Like the ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Oct 06, 2014 at 08:15 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
It's bad enough when 18 year olds get executed and infants get flash-bang grenaded . Do we as a country have to knowingly send children to their death as well? Apparently so. Between five and ten ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 139 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 10:45 AM PDT with 534 Recommends
For your entertainment and enlightenment, six people debate the motion "It's Wrong To Pay For Sex." The Climate Wars Steve Curwood talks with Penn State climatologist and geophysicist Michael Mann ,
by ForeignPolicy
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Aug 13, 2014 at 01:58 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
A Personal Choice is the front-cover August 9 print edition (and Website) article of the very liberal (not) The Economist , the print edition of which I subscribe to. In the lead article (page nine),
by Village Vet
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This week, no one signed up for our series. Tara is away and I have only limited internet access, so I can’t do the research I normally would for one of these diaries. But I did not want a week ...
by ramara
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
12 years ago, Zambia made highlights when it refused, in the wake of a food crisis affecting 2 million, to accept American-made genetically-modified (GM) crops. Regardless of your personal view on ...
by Scientistocrat
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 06:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends