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Harry Reid: ‘The time has come for us to outlaw prostitution’
Las Vegas Sun ^ | 23 feb 2011 | , David McGrath Schwartz, Anjeanette Damon, Cy Ryan

Posted on 02/23/2011 9:26:01 AM PST by rellimpank

(CARSON CITY — Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday called for “an adult conversation” about prostitution in Nevada, saying it is an impediment to economic development because it discourages businesses from moving here.

“Nevada needs to be known as the first place for innovation and investment – not as the last place where prostitution is still legal,” he said in a speech to the Nevada Legislature.

Reid told the assembled lawmakers that he met recently with a group of business leaders who run data centers for technology companies. They visited Storey County in search of a new location for their businesses but “one of the businessmen in that meeting told me he simply couldn’t believe that one of the biggest businesses in the county he was considering for his new home has legal prostitution

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: abortions; dingyharry; harryreid; homosexualagenda; lds; moralabsolutes; mormon; mormonism; mormons; nevada; prostitution; reid
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--for some reason, Harry didn't use this as a plank in his re-election platform---
1 posted on 02/23/2011 9:26:05 AM PST by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank

The time has come to outlaw Harry Reid.


2 posted on 02/23/2011 9:26:34 AM PST by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: rellimpank

Why? Does Harry hate competition?


3 posted on 02/23/2011 9:27:08 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: rellimpank

I hate to see Harry turn on his friend Nancy like this...jus’ sayin’


4 posted on 02/23/2011 9:27:20 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: rellimpank

Start with the Senate, Harry.


5 posted on 02/23/2011 9:27:41 AM PST by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: rellimpank
Either Harry didn't receive his monthly kick-back payment or he contracted an STD the last time he was home.
6 posted on 02/23/2011 9:28:19 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: rellimpank

Is Harry Reid retiring?


7 posted on 02/23/2011 9:28:22 AM PST by Truth29
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To: rellimpank
Must not have gotten his monthly kickback in a timely manner.
8 posted on 02/23/2011 9:28:31 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: library user

If we did what Harry wanted, he would automatically be outlawed himself.


9 posted on 02/23/2011 9:28:31 AM PST by RC2
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To: rellimpank

I’d suggest the Nevada legislature do just the opposite.
Instead of killing jobs, make it legal in more counties.


10 posted on 02/23/2011 9:29:02 AM PST by nascarnation
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To: rellimpank
Isn't he a US Senator?
Isn't this a State issue?

ML/NJ

11 posted on 02/23/2011 9:29:08 AM PST by ml/nj
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To: rellimpank

I guess the Prostitution Lobby didn’t come up with enough cash for his re-election last tme.


12 posted on 02/23/2011 9:29:08 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: rellimpank

Does this mean that that old Democrat pimp, Dingy Harry, is getting out of politics?


13 posted on 02/23/2011 9:30:47 AM PST by kittymyrib
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To: rellimpank
You mean he wants to criminalize politics in America??
14 posted on 02/23/2011 9:31:06 AM PST by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: rellimpank

Let’s outlaw Career Criminals in Congress starting with Harry Reid.


15 posted on 02/23/2011 9:31:06 AM PST by Amagi (ObamaCare proposed a tax on Tanning Salons. That is RACISM STRAIGHT UP!)
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To: rellimpank
There's a big difference between a businessman being surprised that there is legal prostitution in an area, and that fact materially affecting his decision as to whether to locate a facility there.

Most execs will primarily care about quality of local labor force and expected expenses.

16 posted on 02/23/2011 9:31:18 AM PST by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: rellimpank

Starting with himself/lol


17 posted on 02/23/2011 9:31:18 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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Harry Reid: ‘The time has come for us to outlaw prostitution’

So, he wants to get rid of all the democrats in Washington.....

18 posted on 02/23/2011 9:31:33 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: ml/nj
Isn't he a US Senator?
Isn't this a State issue?

Ding Ding Ding! we have a winner

19 posted on 02/23/2011 9:32:01 AM PST by Mr. K (Job #1 is to DEFUND THE LEFT~!!!!)
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To: rellimpank

LOL!

Harry Reid won in 2010 and it wasn’t even close. :)


20 posted on 02/23/2011 9:32:51 AM PST by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: nascarnation
I’d suggest the Nevada legislature do just the opposite. Instead of killing jobs, make it legal in more counties.

I think it's a local decision by the county as to whether to allow prostitution.

21 posted on 02/23/2011 9:32:51 AM PST by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: rellimpank
Harry Reid: ‘The time has come for us to outlaw prostitution’

Does this mean harry is announcing his retirement?

22 posted on 02/23/2011 9:33:02 AM PST by RobinOfKingston (An election is not a (national) suicide pact.)
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To: rellimpank
Definition of a Prostitute - Someone who is paid to screw the public.

Sounds like Harry might be cutting his own throat here.

23 posted on 02/23/2011 9:33:48 AM PST by mbynack (Retired USAF SMSgt)
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To: rellimpank

Harry Reid, if you don’t like prostitution, nobody is forcing you to stay in Nevada


24 posted on 02/23/2011 9:34:50 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: rellimpank
Harry is the filthiest slime ball in this whole damn state
25 posted on 02/23/2011 9:34:53 AM PST by mongo141
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To: Dixie Yooper
Either Harry didn't receive his monthly kick-back payment or he contracted an STD the last time he was home.

I bet he wishes polygamy was legal.

26 posted on 02/23/2011 9:35:37 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: rellimpank

Hey Harry, can we start with Congress?


27 posted on 02/23/2011 9:36:20 AM PST by wita
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To: rellimpank
Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday called for “an adult conversation” about prostitution in Nevada, saying it is an impediment to economic development because it discourages businesses from moving here.

Relax Harry, it's the good kind of prostitute, the competition isn't there Dingy.

28 posted on 02/23/2011 9:36:45 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: rellimpank

He really wants to kill off one of the last things keeping Nevada somewhat afloat...

Of course he wants to impose federal law in a state issue....


29 posted on 02/23/2011 9:37:17 AM PST by GraceG
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To: rellimpank

Aw, jeez - if we outlaw prostitution, we’ll have to send all our congressmen and senators to prison.


30 posted on 02/23/2011 9:37:17 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Harry was not supported in the rural counties which have the most brothels. This is his payback.
31 posted on 02/23/2011 9:38:32 AM PST by mad_as_he$$ ( "Hokahey, today is a good day to die!" Crazy Horse, Lakota Sioux)
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Takes one to know one, I guess...

Colonel, USAFR


32 posted on 02/23/2011 9:39:11 AM PST by jagusafr ("We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: rellimpank

Well if they ever do that then he will be out of work.


33 posted on 02/23/2011 9:39:25 AM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: rellimpank

Well if they ever do that then he will be out of work.


34 posted on 02/23/2011 9:39:31 AM PST by Republic_of_Secession.
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To: ml/nj
Isn't this a State issue?

Hmm something else the feds want to regulate or they will cut off "highway" funding or some other federal grant / tax payer dollar,they have stolen or simply printed.

Harry,we do not need your wisdom as a nanny!

Hell we used to be free.

35 posted on 02/23/2011 9:40:13 AM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: rellimpank
The Democrat Party is tired of the competition
36 posted on 02/23/2011 9:41:04 AM PST by sport
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To: YankeeReb

“Why? Does Harry hate competition”

Nah, just too weird to get it up anymore, so why have it?


37 posted on 02/23/2011 9:41:04 AM PST by Toespi
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To: rellimpank

Harry Reid—Because POLITICANS should be the only “legal” whores.


38 posted on 02/23/2011 9:41:04 AM PST by OCCASparky (Steely-eyed killer of the deep.)
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To: rellimpank
Harry:
What the hell are us ugly folks going to do.
We want some too.
39 posted on 02/23/2011 9:41:22 AM PST by DeaconRed (Sent from my Green BlueBerry Phone- - - - - - - - -)
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To: rellimpank

So, Sen. Reid, you’re wanting to outlaw DemocRATS and RINOs at the national level?


40 posted on 02/23/2011 9:41:46 AM PST by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: Dixie Yooper

No prostitute would agree to have sex with Harry no matter how much money he offered.

Even hookers have their standards.


41 posted on 02/23/2011 9:43:41 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (A Jimmy Carter got us a Ronald Reagan......A Barack Obama will get us a Sarah Palin)
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To: rellimpank

Well, I guess that would put Dingy outa bidness.


42 posted on 02/23/2011 9:46:49 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: rellimpank

If only we had the right candidate against him in 2010 this idiot would be gone. What is amazing is the Dem. Senate keeps him as Majority Leader. Every time he opens his mouth he puts his foot in it. I would think they would want him off the stage. Oh well, he will be after 2012 election and at that time Chucky Schumer can be MINORITY Leader.


43 posted on 02/23/2011 9:46:58 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: rellimpank

Why would a whore want to outlaw whores?


44 posted on 02/23/2011 9:47:19 AM PST by animal172 (Can a girl with a mole on her face be happy married to a gopher?)
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To: rellimpank

Reid lives in typical leftist la-la land when it comes to business.

Where does he think vice laws rank in the list of considerations businessmen make in choosing a locale for their operations?

Now I’m just an academician with not business experience at all, but I’m willing to bet the top six (the exact ranking depending on the type of business) are availability of a suitable workforce, availability of necessary infrastructure (transport, etc.), proximity of sources of necessary resourses, proximity to markets (drop that one if the product is cheap to ship or a service distributed over the internet), local and state tax policies, and local and state labor policies.

I’ll also bet that there are at least a dozen other things an entrepreneur would weigh before even thinking, “maybe I don’t want to open up shop in that state because some counties have legalized prostitution.”


45 posted on 02/23/2011 9:48:48 AM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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Politicians who are out and out cowards, gravitate to meaningless issues to avoid the horror of cutting spending or laying off federal workers.

I'll say it again.....COWARDS hide under non-issues.

46 posted on 02/23/2011 9:48:53 AM PST by CanaGuy (Go Harper! We still love you!)
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To: rellimpank

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v470/meestermurphy/HarryReidEZ.jpg


47 posted on 02/23/2011 9:50:02 AM PST by Loyal Sedition (Loyal Sedition, often described as "To the right of Attila The Hun"!)
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Harry Reid: ‘The time has come for us to outlaw prostitution’

I see Dingy Harry wants to legislate himself out of existence.

48 posted on 02/23/2011 9:54:10 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("It's hard to take the president seriously." - Jim DeMint)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
Even hookers have their standards

Too bad they don't have a union...

49 posted on 02/23/2011 9:56:47 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: rellimpank
They aren't looking to "eliminate prostitution"; they're prostitutes themselves in Washington.

What the ARE going to try to do is to TAX prostitution and/or regulate it to extract their "piece of the pie" from them workin' gals......

50 posted on 02/23/2011 10:01:49 AM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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