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Hugh Hefner announces ‘the new sexual revolution’
Life News ^ | 5/1/2012 | by Ben Johnson

Posted on 05/01/2012 7:35:07 PM PDT by Morgana

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, May 1, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite the overwhelming, ready availability of the most hardcore, graphic pornographic content to almost anyone today, especially via the Internet, Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner worries the nation is teetering upon the precipice of another Victorian age.

In a rare editorial, “The War on Sex,” Hefner wrote in the May issue of Playboy that “repressed conservatives”are “pounding on America’s bedroom” to “again regulate our sex lives.” He specifically named Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rush Limbaugh. “While wooing the conservative vote, these candidate revealed the ways a GOP-led government would decide whom we can have sex and for what reasons — singled, married, straight, or gay.”

His editorial seemed to criticize “allowing employers to avoid providing contraception for religious reasons.”

“If these zealots have their way, our hard-won sexual liberation — women’s rights, reproductive rights, and rights to privacy — lie [sic] in peril.” He deemed this “an organized attack on our most basic human freedom.”

“We won’t let that happen,” he continued. “Welcome to the new sexual revolution.”

Hefner, who turned 86 on April 9, describes himself as an independent. However, he has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Democratic politicians including Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Jesse Jackson, Jimmy Carter, Gary Hart, John Kerry, Jerry Brown, Dianne Feinstein, Julian Bond and George McGovern. He has also funded the Democratic National Committee, the Hollywood Women’s Political Committee, and Hispanic Unity USA.

Ana Marie Cox, a liberal blogger for the UK Guardian, told MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell that the pajama-clad publisher had not gone far enough. “It’s titillating to talk about this as the war against sex,” she said, “but this is really about civil rights and human rights and about gender equality.”

“If anyone has been waging a ‘war on sex’ it is Hugh Hefner and other pornographers like him who have objectified the bodies of women and have taken a beautiful act – one that God created to be an expression of total, self-giving love and to transmit new human life – and cheapened and reduced it to the mere satisfaction of a bodily appetite,” Fr. Peter West, vice president for missions at Human Life International, told LifeSiteNews.com. “The ‘hard won sexual liberation’ he speaks of has come at the cost of over 53 million dead from abortion, an explosion of sexually transmitted diseases, millions of broken relationships, and millions of hollow, immature men who are incapable of mature and faithful relationships.”

The decision to frame the issue as a political attack meant little to Fr. West. “Human Life International does not identify with a political party, and we’re sure the GOP can take care of itself in that respect,” he said.

However, the social doctrines of the Playboy philosophy motivated him to point out the sexual liberation’s real social harms, including pornography’s ability to alter neurobiology. Exposure is particularly dangerous for young people. For example, a 13-year-old boy molested his five-year-old sister after years of pornographic addiction.

But the profits are high for its producers. The magazine ExtremeTech estimates that pornography accounts for 30 percent of the web’s total traffic. Its consumers spend $3,075.64 every second of the day to get their fix.

Fr. West said, “Looking at the whole picture, it is impossible to call the radical sexual liberation of the last several decades a ‘win’ for anyone” – except perhaps Hefner and other pornographers.


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KEYWORDS: moralabsolutes
Hugh we don't need any more toilet paper from you!
1 posted on 05/01/2012 7:35:10 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana
This pathetic asshole is just about ready for the hospice girl to take him to the Alzheimers unit.
2 posted on 05/01/2012 7:38:42 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: Morgana

So, Hugh Hefner thinks Ron Paul is a prude?

Someone better tell Dennis Hof and his Bunnies.


3 posted on 05/01/2012 7:38:53 PM PDT by eaglescout1998
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To: Morgana

He sails RUSH LIMBAUGH represents a Victorian attitude toward sex? Really? Really? Can Hefner not count to four? I would never hold Limbaugh as an example of a godly attitude toward sex.


4 posted on 05/01/2012 7:42:49 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Morgana

He sails RUSH LIMBAUGH represents a Victorian attitude toward sex? Really? Really? Can Hefner not count to four? I would never hold Limbaugh as an example of a godly attitude toward sex.


5 posted on 05/01/2012 7:42:49 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Jemian

Remember that Rush called Sandra Fluke a spade for being what she is. So yea Rush has some Godly sexual morals. He knows a slut when he sees it and rebukes it, unlike Hugh who bangs it without knowing her name.


6 posted on 05/01/2012 7:46:49 PM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: Morgana

Obnoxious old pervert goes around in his pajamas and robe like he wants to be ready any time. LOL
The only way he can get any action to to pay hos.
Does he honestly think those blonds would pay the least bit of attention to him without his money??
Secretly, they can’t stand him and his dog pooped ‘mansion’.


7 posted on 05/01/2012 7:57:26 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: hinckley buzzard
For what its worth..... from them that know........

Hugh was a great “watcher”.....a piss poor participant...

(he'll hire someone to take care of the hospice girl..and leave her some money for “participating” in his sexual revolution..Know what I mean?) )

8 posted on 05/01/2012 8:03:49 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Morgana

The dude’s starting to look like Gollum.


9 posted on 05/01/2012 8:04:49 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Morgana

All I can say is, if you had to sleep on the floor, would you sleep on a Conservative’s floor, or the floor at the Playboy Mansion?


10 posted on 05/01/2012 8:16:34 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Morgana

What an absolute moron. This government is mailing free condoms to 11 year olds and he thinks we’re repressed.


11 posted on 05/01/2012 8:27:19 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Morgana

Here’s an idea Hefner, you pathetic diseased perv geezer. Why don’t you get down on your hands and knees and lick up the brown stains all over the toilet white carpets in your cesspool mansion. Make yourself useful for once, and stop with the senilic delusional rants from the 60’s.


12 posted on 05/01/2012 8:42:11 PM PDT by MCH
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To: Morgana

Contact me if you wanna sign up.


13 posted on 05/01/2012 8:46:43 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Morgana
It still never fails to astonish me how infatuated certain libertines are with their ridiculously antiquated ideas about what motivates average Americans.

You just have to be fabulously well-to-do to be able to afford being so entirely out of touch with the real world. Being this crazy is a luxury those of us anxious to prevent the annihilation of our nation certainly can't afford.

14 posted on 05/01/2012 8:47:47 PM PDT by Prospero
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To: Morgana
allowing employers to avoid providing contraception for religious reasons

I still haven't heard a good reason for why an employer should provide contraception to their employees? It's not a health benefit, but a nice-to-have.

15 posted on 05/01/2012 9:03:41 PM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: All

The left just isn’t going to be happy until it all breaks down to civil war. And then they are going to be really unhappy.


16 posted on 05/01/2012 9:22:25 PM PDT by ciaocotc
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To: Morgana

Hefner’s done more to increase the percentage of sluts in this country than anyone else I can think of - he should be happy people like Rush are paying attention.....


17 posted on 05/01/2012 9:22:42 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Morgana

Hugh has long past teetered upon the precipce of loony and fallen head first into senility.


18 posted on 05/01/2012 9:25:52 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Cronos

If sex is that necessart then employers or the government should provide magazines and tissue for all us single fellas.


19 posted on 05/01/2012 9:34:23 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: Morgana
Hugh Hefner and his followers...I'm sure many freepers....are one of the main reasons why we have adults raping babies, little girls and boys being raped on video, women never marrying nor having children, and men in a perpetual state of adolescence....

we have men with a diminished sexual drive, less testosterone....and the need to actually take a chemical so their little fellows can react properly....

we're not even producing enough children to maintain our culture...

hey guess what Hugh...your messiah bamey will have us in sharia law pretty soon and you and your peckerwoods will be on the chopping block....

but please, just don't vote for Romney....*sigh*

20 posted on 05/01/2012 9:54:16 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Morgana
Gee, an aging aged pornographer is trying to stay relevant in an era of limitless free Internet smut. How sad.
21 posted on 05/01/2012 9:55:10 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Morgana

Seriously, do I need a nearly 90-year old raisin telling me what sex is like? This guy needs Viagra in an IV drip at his age.


22 posted on 05/01/2012 9:59:56 PM PDT by OCCASparky (Steely-eyed killer of the deep.)
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To: Morgana
Didn't one of those tell-all stories of the goings on in the disease mansion say that he had faggot porn on the TV all the time?

Sick old pervert..........just pretends he likes women.

23 posted on 05/01/2012 10:17:15 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Morgana

The only sexual revolution awaiting Hugh is if scientists somehow are able to let a dead guy get an erection.

And given Hugh’s condition, they may have already solved this problem.


24 posted on 05/01/2012 10:19:12 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Morgana

I have to point out the straw man argument here.

We’d have no problem if Hugh and the rest of perverts kept their sexual desires in the bedroom. The objections come when they force it on us by parades, newsstands, on TV, in movies, teaching perversion to our kids in schools, wanting to redefine marriage, special legal status and protection, preferential treatment, and special times of the year dedicated to celebrating their perversity.

STRAW MAN DOWN!


25 posted on 05/01/2012 10:23:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Morgana

Oh puhleeze, if this old geezer ain’t coming out to tout “traditional marriage” he is wasting his breath.

Hugh, they’ve left you and your hetero-normative centerfolds behind in the dust.

Sorry about that, I wish guys and gals like you and the bunnies were still cutting edge, but you are so old hat now, I think John Kerry might still have you,.


26 posted on 05/01/2012 10:50:47 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Morgana
HUGH need a well deserved rest from rutting so he can enjoy new experiences that confirm there is life outside of the playboy mansion.

Participating in new, less intimate experiences could show this old dog that he is good at more than bedroom tricks. It might build up his confidence enough to leave the security of his rutting pen, learn that he actually has more than one talent and contribute something wholesome and worthwhile to the global community before he stands in judgment. Heck, he might even be a good example to his kid(S)!

The man feels threatened and is afraid that the conservatives will expose his tunnel vision and the fact that he is a one trick dic.

27 posted on 05/01/2012 10:52:50 PM PDT by chit*chat
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To: ciaocotc

“And then they are going to be really unhappy.”

Amen to that.

Conclusion: those on THE LEFT can never be happy.

But, we knew that. Just underlining for emphasis.


28 posted on 05/01/2012 10:54:04 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: Morgana

Praying he repents and puts his trust in Christ. He hasn’t much time until eternity.


29 posted on 05/01/2012 10:56:16 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Morgana

If Hugh Heffner and his followers had their way, there would not be any Virgin Wool!


30 posted on 05/02/2012 2:19:52 AM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: jocon307

All you need to know how dated he and his empire is is how The Playboy Club tv show crashed and burned. From wiki

The Playboy Club is an American television series that ran on NBC from September 19, 2011 to October 3, 2011. Set in 1961,[4][5] the series centers around the employees (known as Bunnies) of the original Playboy Club operating in Chicago.[6]

The Playboy Club was canceled on October 4, 2011, after three episodes aired, due to the low ratings it was obtaining.[7][8][9] It was the first cancellation of the 2011–12 television season.[7] NBC continued to film the series until October 10, 2011, hoping to sell the series to another network.[10] Both Playboy magnate Hugh Hefner and show creator Chad Hodge have expressed hope that the series will be picked up by Bravo.[11][12]

When production wrapped on October 10, 2011, Hodge and Laura Benanti both confirmed that they had finished seven episodes, including the pilot.[2] Benanti further stated that the seventh episode has two endings, one of which is more final to the series.[3]


31 posted on 05/02/2012 2:40:39 AM PDT by xp38
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To: Morgana

...”Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner worries the nation is teetering upon the precipice of another Victorian age.”

I’m sure he remembers it well.


32 posted on 05/02/2012 3:21:26 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth again.)
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To: Cronos
It just occurred to me...if an employer provides an employee with contraception benefits, does that then remove that employee from eligibility for the 12 weeks family leave?
33 posted on 05/02/2012 3:47:41 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: Morgana

Meet the New Sexual Revolution, the same as the Old Sexual Revolution.


34 posted on 05/02/2012 4:39:31 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: Morgana

Hugh Hefner announces ‘the new sexual revolution’

In his pants. I believe it is called Viagra or Enzyte.


35 posted on 05/02/2012 4:51:54 AM PDT by Mozilla (Constitution Party 2012)
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To: Morgana

Pathetic publicity stunt.

Sorry, Hugh. No one is listening to you.


36 posted on 05/02/2012 5:00:28 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Morgana

Why is this old degenerate geezer still alive? More to the point: why does anyone care what Hugh Hefner thinks anyway?


37 posted on 05/02/2012 10:00:38 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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