Skip to comments.Australian Sex Party launches on Thursday
Posted on 11/16/2008 7:17:15 PM PST by Aussie Dasher
SEX sells, and the newly formed Australian Sex Party knows it.
That's why, even with what seem to be sensible policies rooted in a desire to make sexuality and discussions about it less touchy subjects, the party has chosen a name that stands out from the traditional ballot paper line-up.
The party, with the slogan "we're serious about sex", launches at Melbourne Sexpo on November 20th and party convenor Fiona Patten is confident it will gain the 500 members required to register and contest state Upper House and Senate seats.
Ms Patten, who is also the chief executive of the Eros Association - representing the adult retail and entertainment industry, said she and others were concerned about the Government's proposed internet filter, which is being tested over summer on about 10,000 sites to block "unwanted content".
"This really came out of 20 years of lobbying on sex and censorship and then... the latest being the compulsory internet filter, which will ... prohibit and blacklist adult material that is currently legal in magazines, books and film," she said.
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I won’t touch that with a 10ft pole.
Oh hell, we can beat that. Our major parties screw us royally every chance they get.
Get with the program, Aussies; you’re WAY behind.
That's what I liked about Robert Anton Wilson's Guns and Dope Party.
Alas, it went up in smoke quickly.
Im gonna slip another shirmp in barbie
Works for me...
How do they spell “caucus”...?
A vote was called. Suddenly she felt a large majority in her chamber. Riders and proposals filled her far quicker than she could consider. Never before had she seen such sustained debate. “I have a quorum! I have a quorum!” she screamed, and then her bill was filled with amendment after amendment. Afterwards, she made sure this was an experience to write down for her personal Congressional Record.
Who gives a crap about this?
I thought that was a picture of the American people following the Democratic Party.
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