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Left Party wants men to pee sitting down (Sweden)
The Local, Sweden's News in English ^ | 6/11/2012 | The Local (Sweden English)

Posted on 06/16/2012 10:01:28 PM PDT by JohnKinAK

Men who work for the Sörmland County Council in central Sweden should sit down rather than stand up when urinating in office toilets, according to a motion put forward by the local Left Party chapter.

The Left Party in Sörmland is taking a stand to ensure men take a seat when emptying their bladders in the county council's own toilets.

According to the party, there are two very important reasons for the proposal encouraging men to sit instead of stand when they urinate.

One reason has to do with hygiene and a desire to ensure that no one who uses the toilets at the county council's offices will be required to walk through puddles or residue left by stray urine which happens to splash out of the bowl and onto the floor when male employees pee standing up.

The Left Party also cites medical research it claims shows that men empty their bladders more efficiently when they are seated.

The improved bladder evacuation not only reduces the risk for prostate problems, according to the party, but also helps men who sit rather than stand achieve a longer and healthier sex life, the local Folket newspaper reported.

As a first step in its quest to get men to take a seat, the Left Party proposes labeling toilets which are designated for men who absolutely want to remain standing when they pee.

The Left Party's Viggo Hansen, a substitute member of the county council and the man responsible for the proposal, wants the office toilets to be genderless and as a result, is pushing for the "sit-down only" requirement.

He insisted, however, that the move doesn't represent political meddling in people's bathroom habits.

"That's not what we're doing. We want to give men the option of going into a clean toilet," he told Sveriges Television (SVT).


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There is nothing Leftist Nanny State Control Freaks won't try and regulate.
1 posted on 06/16/2012 10:01:39 PM PDT by JohnKinAK
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To: JohnKinAK

I prefer to pee standing, thank you very much.

Now go back to producing metal bands, Sweden.


3 posted on 06/16/2012 10:06:15 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: JohnKinAK

Chris Matthews’ wife taught him to potty that way.


4 posted on 06/16/2012 10:07:50 PM PDT by Baynative (REMEMBER: Without America there is no free world!)
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To: JohnKinAK

While seated, make it fun by seeing how high your stream can reach on the opposite wall.


5 posted on 06/16/2012 10:08:08 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Ineptocracy; the Obama way.)
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To: JohnKinAK
This was a recent episode of South Park.

Reverse Cowgirl

6 posted on 06/16/2012 10:08:15 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: JohnKinAK

Dave to Sweden:

This is still Texas. I can still stand and wet on a mesquite bush if I want to.

Free men need not ask permission.

By the way, my Mother was a Swede from Minnesota. She has been a Texan since just after WWII.


7 posted on 06/16/2012 10:08:20 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: JohnKinAK

I hadda check to see if this was parody. Lo and behold, it’s not. Wow.


8 posted on 06/16/2012 10:08:28 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:58:59......)
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To: Mike Darancette

I would love to know how they plan to enforce this.

I can see them ban have urinals in a men’s room. But, assuming we have toilet privacy in a stall, how would anyone know if you sit or stand to do # 1? I guess we can assume all will sit to do #2, but again, how do you enforce something like this?


9 posted on 06/16/2012 10:12:35 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: JohnKinAK

Wow, I didn’t know that I was peeing “wrong” all my life! Thank God for the Swedish Lefty parties for teaching me how to do it right! They obviously put a lot of thought into it. I’m glad they put so much time and energy solving such an important crisis! The nanny state at its best. I can’t wait for when they can teach me how to breathe!


10 posted on 06/16/2012 10:12:44 PM PDT by winner3000 (ss)
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To: JohnKinAK

Wow, I didn’t know that I was peeing “wrong” all my life! Thank God for the Swedish Lefty parties for teaching me how to do it right! They obviously put a lot of thought into it. I’m glad they put so much time and energy solving such an important crisis! The nanny state at its best. I can’t wait for when they can teach me how to breathe!


11 posted on 06/16/2012 10:12:55 PM PDT by winner3000 (ss)
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To: JohnKinAK

Wow, I didn’t know that I was peeing “wrong” all my life! Thank God for the Swedish Lefty parties for teaching me how to do it right! They obviously put a lot of thought into it. I’m glad they put so much time and energy solving such an important crisis! The nanny state at its best. I can’t wait for when they can teach me how to breathe!


12 posted on 06/16/2012 10:12:55 PM PDT by winner3000 (ss)
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To: JohnKinAK
How do you sit on an urinal?
At home sitting make sense for us dribble petes.
13 posted on 06/16/2012 10:15:20 PM PDT by this_ol_patriot
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To: JohnKinAK
Not in this lifetime. I urinate standing up and defecate sitting down. I don't give a damn what the Swedes do. The last time they mattered was during the Viking invasions. How the mighty have fallen!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

On 6Nov2012 – I’m writing in Ronald W. Reagan for President – his mouldering corpse will do more for our Nation than either of the major party nominees!

14 posted on 06/16/2012 10:16:25 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: JohnKinAK

The water is so cold...so I guess I will stand. Did anyone suggest to the experts in Sweden to install urinals?


15 posted on 06/16/2012 10:17:47 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: JohnKinAK

Maybe, if they pay for the surgery and the lifetime supply of all the Oxycodone I want, I’ll think about it.


16 posted on 06/16/2012 10:22:52 PM PDT by Hamilcar_Barca (Keep the main thing, the main thing - defeat Obama)
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To: JohnKinAK

Sounds like a certain country that is in control of the European Union . . . the men there do #1 seated.


18 posted on 06/16/2012 10:25:15 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Dilbert San Diego
But, assuming we have toilet privacy in a stall, how would anyone know if you sit or stand to do # 1?
Maybe they're basing it on the number of times they have gone in to a booth and found the toilet seat covered in piss?

Based on my personal observations, I would say at least 50% of the previous toilet users were filthy, disgusting animals who couldn't be bothered to avoid covering the toilet seat with their urine.

At one time, there was a social convention that one leave a public restroom (at least) as clean as one found it. That convention has died, and I think it is a prime example of a dying culture.

19 posted on 06/16/2012 10:26:56 PM PDT by Johnny B.
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To: JohnKinAK

How the hell can you write your name sitting down?


20 posted on 06/16/2012 10:27:40 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: mrreaganaut

It’s a Swedish thing, you wouldn’t understand...ping.


21 posted on 06/16/2012 10:27:58 PM PDT by reaganaut (Ex-Mormon, now Christian "I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see")
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To: JohnKinAK
Oops. I just finished doing a security check of the back dock area and somehow managed to lose the contents of my bladder.

I'll quit peeing outside when someone uses FORCE to keep me from doing that.

/johnny

22 posted on 06/16/2012 10:28:13 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Repeat Offender

Men should protest these Nags by peeing on their cars. See who can shoot the roof.


23 posted on 06/16/2012 10:29:22 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: JohnKinAK
Viggo Hansen is cordially invited to go piss up a rope. Sitting down, if he can handle it.

"As democracy is perfected, the office represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron."

--H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920


24 posted on 06/16/2012 10:30:48 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: JohnKinAK

Sweden today, New York tomorrow.


25 posted on 06/16/2012 10:31:18 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Monitors—I hear they pay pretty well :)


26 posted on 06/16/2012 10:31:29 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Texas Fossil
Free men need not ask permission.

We're missing half of the argument. They want us to pee inside. Who wastes money on flushes when God gave us the great outdoors.

And, nyet, tovarich... I'm not sitting inside to pee. Not when I've got the great outdoors.

/johnny

27 posted on 06/16/2012 10:33:04 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: wastedyears

Piss on Sweden.


28 posted on 06/16/2012 10:36:15 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: JRandomFreeper

50,000 men at a NASCAR race would require hundreds if not thousands of stools.


29 posted on 06/16/2012 10:38:06 PM PDT by TYVets (Pure-Gas.org ..... ethanol free gasoline by state and city)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

That episode was amazing.


30 posted on 06/16/2012 10:40:25 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: JohnKinAK

Nothing new about Communism.

Is that what they call the Left Party in Sweden these days?

Oy vey!


31 posted on 06/16/2012 10:40:40 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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Things like this are why I've always had a low opinion of Sweden.

Nothing surprises me anymore. Maybe this will be nanny bloomberg’s next health crusade.

32 posted on 06/16/2012 10:46:28 PM PDT by Aglooka ("I was out numbered 5-to-1, I got 4.")
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To: JohnKinAK

Ib fact in Sweeden they have developed gender neutral terms instead of ‘he’ and ‘she’ and force small children to use it in kindergarden. They also developed fairy tales to indoctrinate children into gay agenda.


33 posted on 06/16/2012 10:49:10 PM PDT by cunning_fish
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I can't hit my favorite target while sitting down.......


34 posted on 06/16/2012 10:51:41 PM PDT by Rabble
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To: JohnKinAK

I don’t see the hygiene in making men soak their winkies in public toilets.


35 posted on 06/16/2012 10:52:07 PM PDT by pallis
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To: JohnKinAK

Coming to Kalifornia in the near future.


36 posted on 06/16/2012 11:03:40 PM PDT by trailboss800
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To: JohnKinAK

You all seem to think this is funny. It is crazy but it has been around a long time. In 2004, an alarm to prevent men from standing up was marketed in Germany.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/germany/1469694/German-men-told-they-can-no-longer-stand-and-deliver.html
According the the article, 1.8 million had been sold then.

In 2006, boys at a school in Norway were told that they could not stand.

http://www.wnd.com/2006/09/38125/


37 posted on 06/16/2012 11:20:58 PM PDT by Essie
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To: TYVets

What to do when a$$holes pee all over the seat?


38 posted on 06/16/2012 11:23:45 PM PDT by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: Repeat Offender

Well, you can’t write your name, which is one reason not to sit to pee. And, it’s a very good reason.
A while back I wrote a comment about a girlfriend who wanted me to pee sitting down. I was not amused, and, although she was hot, we went our separate ways shortly thereafter. I’m not saying that was the only issue; it was more what I perceived as an attempt to control me. Not gonna happen.
I pee wherever I want to, usually outside while looking at the stars. Seems natural to me.
Of course, in some cultures, women stand while urinating.
Message to governments, whether here or in Sweden or anywhere: LEAVE ME THE HELL ALONE.


39 posted on 06/16/2012 11:24:26 PM PDT by BIV (typical white person)
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To: JohnKinAK

haha

real men don’t pee indoors


40 posted on 06/16/2012 11:33:15 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: JohnKinAK

I DON’T EVEN SIT DOWN TO POOP!


41 posted on 06/16/2012 11:38:02 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: JohnKinAK

They’re doing this for hygiene? ummm if you stand your body doesn’t touch the toilet.

Really, they just want men to be like women.


42 posted on 06/16/2012 11:40:39 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“I would love to know how they plan to enforce this.”

You don’t see? They want to abolish the men’s room. Just one kind of toilet for everyone.


43 posted on 06/16/2012 11:42:13 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

LOL! Poor Butters. Where else would you rest your comic book and chocolate milk?


44 posted on 06/16/2012 11:46:30 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: Olog-hai

“Sounds like a certain country that is in control of the European Union . . . the men there do #1 seated.”

In their pants after reading the financial news.


45 posted on 06/16/2012 11:46:56 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: JohnD9207

In your dreams?


46 posted on 06/16/2012 11:49:25 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: SIDENET

Funniest thing I have read all day. Thanks.


47 posted on 06/16/2012 11:57:38 PM PDT by BIV (typical white person)
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To: BIV

;-)


48 posted on 06/16/2012 11:59:51 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: JohnKinAK
Paging Michael R. Bloomberg...Paging Michael R. Bloomberg...
49 posted on 06/17/2012 12:27:31 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: JohnKinAK

Just indoors or when out in the woods as well??


50 posted on 06/17/2012 12:40:21 AM PDT by varmintman
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