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Iím happy to pay for disabled guys to meet hookers
Belfast Telegraph ^ | 8/20/2010 | Jane Graham

Posted on 08/24/2010 7:08:11 AM PDT by AT7Saluki

Since it came to light that council money handed out to disabled people has paid for visits to lap-dancing clubs, prostitutes and sign-ups to internet dating sites, newspapers and radio phone-ins have been jam-packed with indignant voices.

Some object to a ‘mis-use of public funds’, some have expressed concern about the immorality of promoting ‘loveless’ sex as a social service, and some have even suggested that the state putting money into the hands of a sex-worker is ‘evil’ and/or ‘sick’.

It never ceases to amaze me how energetic people can get disapproving of acts of compassion being visited upon those less fortunate than themselves.

(Excerpt) Read more at belfasttelegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: belfast; disabled; hookers
I find myself stammering incoherently almost daily now.
1 posted on 08/24/2010 7:08:14 AM PDT by AT7Saluki
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To: AT7Saluki

Hey, it’s not my money.....so go ahead and blow it on whatever you want!


2 posted on 08/24/2010 7:09:52 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (Too many conservatives urge retreat when the war of politics doesn't go their way.)
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To: AT7Saluki
That's outrageous!

Then again, most of our government workers view PORN all day at OUR EXPENSE. We're paying their dam salaries. It's a mess all over. We have the morals of Sodom and Gomorrah and people have the audacity to DEFEND it. Sickening!.

3 posted on 08/24/2010 7:12:07 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: AT7Saluki

I just hope illegal aliens don’t read this.


4 posted on 08/24/2010 7:20:07 AM PDT by Frenchtown Dan
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To: AT7Saluki

If Ms. Graham is so worried about the well-being of disabled people, why doesn’t she go service them for free, instead of making the taxpayers pay for it?


5 posted on 08/24/2010 8:22:37 AM PDT by kosciusko51
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To: AT7Saluki

Well, sir, if you would like to pay for them to do so, please pay for it - but not with MY money!


6 posted on 08/24/2010 8:26:36 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: AT7Saluki

I’m disabled...Wait a minute Belfast is in England.


7 posted on 08/24/2010 8:47:36 AM PDT by OldEagle
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To: OldEagle
Wait a minute Belfast is in England.

What? No it isn't.

8 posted on 08/24/2010 8:51:01 AM PDT by Da_Shrimp
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To: AT7Saluki

If the money is simply handed to them for their own discretionary use (surely one of the WORST uses for public funding that I have ever seen) then the complaint should be with the policy itself and not the outcome of how that money is used.

Hand people “fun money” and they’re going to have fun. Bank on it. Just HOW they have their fun is none of your damn business or mine, IMHO.

Despite all the howling about prostitution (which somehow survives even after millennia of fierce moral outrage ...) I can see its entertainment value. In fact, my dear wife lost her spark years ago and I’m ... um ... willing to be amused by a loveless relationship one of these days myself.


9 posted on 08/24/2010 10:48:08 AM PDT by DNME (With the sound of distant drums ... something wicked this way comes.)
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To: OldEagle
I’m disabled...Wait a minute Belfast is in England.

If you weren't already disabled, you would be as soon as some Irish guy sees that.

10 posted on 08/24/2010 10:51:03 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: AT7Saluki

I have a disability, and I think it’s an abuse of public funds. I don’t seem to have a problem meeting actual decent women.

You want a prostitute, pay for it yourself, don’t force me to pay for yours. Ugh.


11 posted on 08/24/2010 10:54:51 AM PDT by BenKenobi (We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once. -Silent Cal)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
"If you weren't already disabled, you would be as soon as some Irish guy sees that."

Silly me. I thought that Northern Ireland WAS England. You mean I'm wrong about that, too?

12 posted on 08/24/2010 11:25:14 AM PDT by OldEagle
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To: Tijeras_Slim
If you weren't already disabled, you would be as soon as some Irish guy sees that.

ROFL. Best laugh I've had all week. Thanks.
13 posted on 08/24/2010 11:27:37 AM PDT by irishjuggler
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To: OldEagle
I thought that Northern Ireland WAS England.

'Tis a subject best approached carefully depending on the audience.

14 posted on 08/24/2010 11:29:10 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Live jubtabulously!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I thought that was why Eire was called the Free State.


15 posted on 08/24/2010 11:31:31 AM PDT by OldEagle
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To: OldEagle
Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom, which also includes England, Wales and Scotland. They're all separate countries, though.

Saying that Belfast is in England is a bit like saying that San Francisco is in Texas, but even worse as it's in another country rather than just another State.

16 posted on 08/24/2010 12:08:00 PM PDT by Da_Shrimp
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To: Da_Shrimp
Saying that Belfast is in England is a bit like saying that San Francisco is in Texas...

It is. We just call it Austin.

17 posted on 08/24/2010 2:10:54 PM PDT by jimt
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To: Da_Shrimp

It’s become impossible to satirize the Brits.


18 posted on 08/24/2010 2:16:59 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Da_Shrimp
Since I made that statement, I have read up on Irish history including the Irish War Of Independence and the Irish Civil War. I really thought Northern Ireland was part of England.
19 posted on 08/24/2010 3:15:10 PM PDT by OldEagle
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To: Lurker

Not to mention perform badly-needed dental work.


20 posted on 08/24/2010 5:21:10 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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