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Porn industry poll shows strong support for Obama over Romney
LA Times ^ | 10/11/12 | Jim Puzzanghera

Posted on 10/11/2012 12:56:11 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks

WASHINGTON -- Here's an X-rated endorsement you're unlikely to see touted in any campaign commercials: People in the adult entertainment industry strongly support President Obama over Republican Mitt Romney.

Those are the results of a poll of 339 respondents by XBIZ.net, an industry social network. The poll found 68% of people in the San Fernando Valley-based porn industry said they would like Obama to win the election, compared with 13% for Romney.

Fourteen percent said they preferred "someone else" and 5% said they didn't care.

But the Obama campaign is unlikely to do any dancing over the results of this poll.

Steven A. Hirsch, chief executive of Los Angeles-based Vivid Entertainment, said the porn industry's support for the more liberal candidate makes sense.

"The results aren't really surprising because most people involved with the adult industry have a liberal view of government and how it should work,” Hirsch told XBIZ Newswire.

“Social issues are more important than fiscal issues and they will support a candidate who shares their beliefs," he said.

Hustler founder Larry Flynt, who last month publicly offered $1 million for anyone who could produce Romney's tax returns or details of his financial activities, also told XBIZ Newswire he wasn't surprised by Obama's lead among people who work in the adult entertainment industry.

Neither was Patrick Trueman, president of Morality in Media, an organization that opposes pornography and indecency.

He said the Obama administration's Justice Department has not enforced federal laws prohibiting the distribution of hardcore pornography.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


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1 posted on 10/11/2012 12:56:15 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Jenna Jameson supports RR


2 posted on 10/11/2012 1:00:21 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Muslims, gays, feminists, communists, and any other group which opposes Biblical Christian values supports the Dem’s. Why would anyone be surprised that the porn industry shares Democrat values?


3 posted on 10/11/2012 1:02:43 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
What was the straight porn vs. gay porn split?

I watch for selection bias in every poll.

4 posted on 10/11/2012 1:03:51 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Wake up, degenerates! The feds gonna take your money, too.


5 posted on 10/11/2012 1:04:23 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Looking for Mr Big Bird


6 posted on 10/11/2012 1:04:51 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Winning is Everything.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Deviants like a fellow deviant? Who saw that coming?


7 posted on 10/11/2012 1:05:43 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: Tublecane

Useful idiots!


8 posted on 10/11/2012 1:06:41 PM PDT by Internet Walnut
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To: KarlInOhio

A lot of gay lorn performers are straight, and of course it’s all the same directors, producers, financiers, etc. Maybe some of them specialize, but I wouldn’t guess they’re statistically significant.


9 posted on 10/11/2012 1:06:51 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Clint N. Suhks

“”The results aren’t really surprising because most people involved with the adult industry have a liberal view of government and how it should work,” Hirsch told XBIZ Newswire. “

Not the ones I know of here in L.A., especially the one who don’t live in the SF valley. Leave it to the LAT to interview another brain-dead lib like Hirsch when smaller prodn companies like Bluebird and a couple of my friends on Live Jasmine outsells Vivid videos on PPV and CC purchase. Like what Clint said, there are LOTS of right-wingers in L.A. but they chose to shut up instead of dogging it.


10 posted on 10/11/2012 1:07:04 PM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: KarlInOhio

lorn = porn


11 posted on 10/11/2012 1:07:22 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Clint N. Suhks

In spite of folks like Harry Reid and at least the Massachusetts Governor flavor of Mitt Romney, the LDS still tends to pose itself as a champion of clean living as known in the more mainstream Judeo-Christian ethic. In spite of its crazy theology there’s still enough of a hint of Jesus Christ about the LDS that most unbelievers hate it.


12 posted on 10/11/2012 1:08:02 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Hustler founder Larry Flynt, who last month publicly offered $1 million for anyone who could produce Romney's tax returns or details of his financial activities . . .

Ho, hum. Didn't Romney just recently release most of his past tax returns? I hope his staffers track down Flynt to collect the $1 million.

13 posted on 10/11/2012 1:08:41 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Tublecane

for the love lorn? the porn lorn?


14 posted on 10/11/2012 1:09:00 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Clint N. Suhks

The Skank vote is locked up. Oh well.


15 posted on 10/11/2012 1:10:30 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Clint N. Suhks

as well as prisoners..
illegals...
homosexuals...
terrorists...
abortionists...
crime lords...
drug runners...
dead beats...
crack heads...


16 posted on 10/11/2012 1:13:11 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Porn stars prefer liberals? Color me surprised /s

I guess in that business they prefer a party that will give them a good screwing.


17 posted on 10/11/2012 1:14:49 PM PDT by History Repeats (Drink plenty of TEA, but avoid the Koolaid.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

“This poll brought to you by Sluts for Obama with major funding from the Friends of Jerry Sandusky”


18 posted on 10/11/2012 1:14:57 PM PDT by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Porn industry polls hard for Obama?............


19 posted on 10/11/2012 1:19:01 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Frank Marshall Davis

From Accuracy In Media | AIM.ORG

Obama’s Red Mentor Was a Pervert
AIM Column | By Cliff Kincaid | August 24, 2008

Clearly, this is liberal pro-Obama media bias by omission.

Covering a sensitive and explosive subject that has been off-limits for the major U.S. media, the London Daily Telegraph is now claiming that Communist Frank Marshall Davis was a strong influence over a young Barack Obama for nine years of his life, rather than just four, and was a sex pervert and pothead. The Telegraph article alleges that Davis was a bisexual engaged in “sordid” sexual activities and had repeated sexual encounters with a 13-year-old girl. ..."

LOTs more about Frank Marshall Davis at link:
http://www.aim.org/aim-column/obamas-red-mentor-was-a-pervert
_____________________________________________

From the New York Times, September 11, 2001:

"He [Bill Ayers] also writes about the Weathermen's sexual experimentation as they tried to 'smash monogamy.' The Weathermen were 'an army of lovers,' he says, and describes having had different sexual partners, including his best male friend."

Source: New York Times, September 11, 2001: "No Regrets for a Love Of Explosives; In a Memoir of Sorts, a War Protester Talks of Life With the Weathermen"
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F02E1DE1438F932A2575AC0A9679C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1
_____________________________________________

“The second time I went out to California to attend Mohammad Hassan Chandoo’s graduation from Occidental College, Obama was enjoying the lavish lifestyle being financed by his friend and roommate at the time - Hassan Chandoo. The wealthy patron provided Obama access to big houses, lavish parties & had him dressed in the slickest clothes. I could have sworn they were both Gay & wealthy.”

Those were some of the initial observations by Dr. John C. Drew, PhD, on his second encounter with Barack Obama who was attending Occidental College at the time. ..."

http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/5257893-dr-john-c-drew-and-barack-obama-the-chance-encounter-at-occidental-college

20 posted on 10/11/2012 1:19:06 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Clint N. Suhks; Perdogg; Morgana

Porn is the lowest of the low, the most vile filth live in those sewers. These are the people who would benefit the world most by vanishing off the face of the Earth.


21 posted on 10/11/2012 1:20:10 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: MeganC

Sandra Fluke approves!


22 posted on 10/11/2012 1:20:53 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ("If 0bama had defended the Libyan Consulate as much as Big Bird the Ambassador would be alive today")
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To: Clint N. Suhks

They like the size of his stimulus package. Duh.


23 posted on 10/11/2012 1:21:19 PM PDT by verum ago (Some people must truly be in love, for only love can be so blind.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Porn stars should vote conservative en masse; they are nothing if not capitalists...They all want to get more buck for their bang ;^)


24 posted on 10/11/2012 1:28:21 PM PDT by Tuanedge (Warriors victorious in a hundred battles, flee when a tiger enters their tent.)
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To: Tuanedge

Have you noticed EVERYONE in porno films is a “porn star”? How come there is no porn “character actors” or porn “cameo appearances” or porn “bit part actors”?


25 posted on 10/11/2012 1:33:42 PM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: GeronL

“Porn is the lowest of the low, the most vile filth live in those sewers. These are the people who would benefit the world most by vanishing off the face of the Earth.”

Really? I was going to say the DNC followed closely by MSNBC.


26 posted on 10/11/2012 1:38:34 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz
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To: sten
as well as prisoners..
illegals...
homosexuals...
terrorists...
abortionists...
crime lords...
drug runners...
dead beats...
crack heads...

...and don't forget...

incestuous perverts...
brainwashed college students...
pedophiles...
cannibals...
Satan worshipers...
mass murderers...

and, believe it or not, according to National Public Radio, "those who indicated no religious affiliation."

27 posted on 10/11/2012 1:41:24 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: sten
as well as prisoners.. illegals... homosexuals... terrorists... abortionists... crime lords... drug runners... dead beats... crack heads...

...and Methodists.

28 posted on 10/11/2012 1:43:29 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I sort of include those in my definition of “porn”


29 posted on 10/11/2012 1:44:44 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Of course the porn industry likes Obama. Flies are attracted to crap.
30 posted on 10/11/2012 1:45:06 PM PDT by mtg
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To: mtg

Ha ha ha. Made me think of “A million flies can’t be wrong.” lol


31 posted on 10/11/2012 1:50:07 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks
“Social issues are more important than fiscal issues and they will support a candidate who shares their beliefs," he said.

Only an idiot libtard would think and/or say such a thing. When it comes down to job security, cost of living, basic freedoms, national security... Who marries who and birth control don't even rate as background noise.

If everything in your life is so golden that all you have to worry about is some college flunky's birth control, or which groups some fast food company contributes to...well bravo for you. The vast majority of the rest of us have much more pressing concerns a heck of a lot closer to home.

32 posted on 10/11/2012 1:52:20 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: RochesterNYconservative

Because none of them look like Peter Lorre or Jack Elam?


33 posted on 10/11/2012 1:54:38 PM PDT by lakeman (Semper Fi)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

They’ve “progressed’ beyond Western civilization! Vote for hell, America! Cuz it’s fun and it ain’t whitey!


34 posted on 10/11/2012 1:58:26 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Clint N. Suhks

YAAAAAYYYYYYY!!! Syphilitics for Obama Unite!


35 posted on 10/11/2012 1:59:10 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: dfwgator
...and Methodists.

... and catholics

36 posted on 10/11/2012 2:07:53 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Well, that does it for me!!

If he’s good enough for porn stars, he’s good enough for me!!! I’m voting for Bammy.

(In what demented universe does anyone give a rat’s patootie who porn stars are voting for??)


37 posted on 10/11/2012 2:10:50 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

My Favorite Porn = http://www.armyaircorpsmuseum.org/Pinups.cfm

That other junk, no thanks. I got lucky and married a beautiful woman over 40 years ago and although she is now 60, she still turns heads and I could never see a reason to look elsewhere...


38 posted on 10/11/2012 2:38:06 PM PDT by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Ryan and the other guy.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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Mtg said all that needs to be said. Other than I wonder how many wanted Ron Paul but he dropped out.

39 posted on 10/11/2012 3:42:17 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Who says Obama isn’t a Natural Porn Citizen!


40 posted on 10/11/2012 3:48:56 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

No surprise there, both are famous for f’ing someone, the only difference is that mac daddy can do it to many people at the same time.


41 posted on 10/11/2012 4:09:12 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: ThunderSleeps
Only an idiot libtard would think and/or say such a thing. When it comes down to job security, cost of living, basic freedoms, national security... Who marries who and birth control don't even rate as background noise.

If everything in your life is so golden that all you have to worry about is some college flunky's birth control, or which groups some fast food company contributes to...well bravo for you. The vast majority of the rest of us have much more pressing concerns a heck of a lot closer to home.


I keep thinking what Cato the Elder observed where the average Roman cared more about the pebble in his shoe than the legions around the world. He cared about whether he had a job, enough to eat, taking care of his family, shelter and so on. I lean libertarian on a lot of things and many social issues, government should not be involved in while others are left up to the States. I have my own personal values, I just stick to the main issues of freedom and the ability to make it in life. I'm more concerned about job hunting in my life now as well as nursing my cat to health (she has kidney problems) and helping out Mom for example.

The porn industry, well, it has always existed, it is here and never going away, it even has been around in prehistoric times on cave walls. I don't buy any of their wares, that's the best way to deal with it if you are opposed to it, use the market forces of capitalism. The downside, there is always a demand for it. I don't really care who sleeps with whom as long as they are at or above the age of consent and they keep it private. I worry more about the economy, foreign policy and jobs, the rest is on the back burner, if we collapse, everything else is moot. We cannot ignore social issues 100% but we need to remember we need to worry about the basics first and make sure any rules we make do not infringe on freedom and we must remember that on many moral issues, there are others who see them differently.
42 posted on 10/11/2012 5:53:49 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (June 28th, 2012, the Day America Jumped The Shark.)
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To: Nowhere Man
The porn industry, well, it has always existed, it is here and never going away, it even has been around in prehistoric times on cave walls.

The ubiquitous, vile filth that nowdays is two clicks away from any 10 year-old's eyes has "always existed"? Please. Show me a piece of media from any time prior to 1970 that shows thousands of images of men wallowing in each other's filth, or women jamming various objects into themselves that was easily accessible to your average 10 year-old and I might agree with you.

No, this cultural cesspit we find ourselves drowning in is something completely new and we as a society have shown ourselves ill-prepared to cope with it.
43 posted on 10/11/2012 9:51:49 PM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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To: Antoninus
The ubiquitous, vile filth that nowdays is two clicks away from any 10 year-old's eyes has "always existed"? Please. Show me a piece of media from any time prior to 1970 that shows thousands of images of men wallowing in each other's filth, or women jamming various objects into themselves that was easily accessible to your average 10 year-old and I might agree with you.

No, this cultural cesspit we find ourselves drowning in is something completely new and we as a society have shown ourselves ill-prepared to cope with it.


Sometimes I do wonder if we as a society are/were truly ready for the internet, it just came out and exploded so fast. I guess like any other delivery media, there is and will always be a demand for many things, including porn, IIRC, it is the number one "industry." Yeah, I'd like to see that change myself, using a great thing for that, well, it does cheapen it a bit. Even so, like anything else, it can be used for good and bad. Noted science fiction author, H. Beam Piper wrote a story in 1947, "A Logic Named Joe," where everyone had a computer in their home hooked up to something like the internet where people looked up nasty things like how to cheat on their wives, kill people and so on. It's a lot like the gun debate really, but we do have enough laws to punish the bad behaviours such as murder and so on.

I think when it comes to uber-hardcore stuff, I believe there is really not much of a wide demand for it, it is most likely to a very small niche. I don't like it at all and find it sick, but I'm confident that 90% plus people would find it abhorrent.

Make a long story short, sex is a natural thing and we need to by more honest and open in teaching the next generation about it, what is wrong and right to what morals each of us have and most importantly to my responsible decisions and be accountable for them. We should not be libertine about it but in some ways, we are too uptight here.

We can't run to the government for everything, we have to do this one ourselves and yes, there are people who do have different standards although we do not need to pander to those that are way out there.
44 posted on 10/12/2012 8:07:32 AM PDT by Nowhere Man (June 28th, 2012, the Day America Jumped The Shark.)
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