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  • Ron Paul Was Implicated In Failed White Supremacist Island Invasion

    01/20/2012 12:26:20 PM PST · by mnehring · 99 replies
    In 1981, a lawyer tried to subpoena Ron Paul to testify in the trial of Don Black, a Grand Wizard for the Ku Klux Klan who would later go on to found the white supremacist, neo-Nazi website, Stormfront. Black was charged along with two other Klansmen with planning to violently overthrow the small Caribbean country of Dominica in what they called “Operation Red Dog.” While a judge refused to subpoena Paul, Don Black would come back to haunt him many years later. In 1981 a group of American and Canadian white supremacists lead by Klansman and mercenary, Michael (Mike) Perdue...
  • FBI agent accused of spending thousands at brothels in weapons case

    09/24/2012 4:48:24 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 9/24/12 | Staff
    <p>An undercover FBI agent investigating weapon smuggling in the Philippines spent thousands of taxpayer dollars at brothels and clubs known to offer prostitution, including one that local authorities later raided for hiring underage girls, according to court filings.</p> <p>Federal prosecutors on the case conceded in court filings that the government reimbursed the agent for $14,500 for entertainment, cocktails and tips over a period of less than a year in 2010 and 2011 in relation to the case. The expenses included $1,600 on a night in September 2011 at a club known as Area 51 in Manila.</p>
  • College May Be Dangerous for Men

    09/13/2011 6:31:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 13, 2011 | Phyllis Schalfly
    College is a dangerous place for men. They are not only a minority, but they are victimized by discriminatory and unconstitutional anti-male rules. In another striking proof that the Obama administration is totally manipulated by feminists, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights sent out a 19-page "DCL" (Dear Colleague Letter) to colleges and universities that should make men fear attending college at all. The letter adopts the feminist theory that in all sexual controversies or accusations, the man is guilty unless he proves himself innocent. This DCL carries the force of law, since it purports to be an...
  • The sex slaves next door: New form of trafficking invades US

    04/04/2011 5:00:05 PM PDT · by caldera599 · 26 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 3/24/2011 | Azriel James Relph
    Cristina was just 24 years-old, living in a rural farming village in Mexico, when Amador Cortes-Meza told her he was falling in love with her. He promised her marriage and a good job, and then brought her to the United States. But when she arrived in the Atlanta area, he physically abused her and forced her to work as a prostitute. “That's when I realized he was not telling me the truth,” said Cristina (not her real name). “A man who loves a woman would not make them do that. I lived under his humiliation, I lived under the beatings,...
  • What Congress Bought Itself With Your $1 Billion

    07/22/2010 4:18:38 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies
    AOLNews ^ | July 21, 2010 | Ernie Smith
    (July 21) -- Congress requires a lot of stuff to keep itself running. Like coffee. And plane tickets. And student loan payments. That's the point underscored (and underscored again) by figures collated by the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit that uses technology to try to make government more transparent. In early June the organization released its latest massive data dump on the expenditures that House representatives make from their Members Representational Allowances, or MRAs. Separate from campaign accounts, which have to be filled through fundraising, these sums -- ranging from $1.3 million to $1.9 million in most cases -- come...
  • Swiss Prostitutes Trained To Use Defibrillators In Brothels To Prevent Clients Dying

    02/17/2010 10:57:01 PM PST · by Steelfish · 52 replies · 1,196+ views
    Telegraph(UK) ^ | February 16, 2010
    Swiss Prostitutes Trained To Use Defibrillators In Brothels To Prevent Clients Dying Swiss prostitutes are being trained to use defibrillators to prevent clients with heart problems from dying on them, it has emerged. 18 Feb 2010 Brothel owners in the Lugano area say electric shop treatment to restart customer's hearts is needed because so many elderly customers are using their services. The most recent victim was a pensioner, thought to be having fun with the help of anti-impotence medication. His death followed a series of other incidents, some fatal, in which heart attacks have claimed brothel customers in the area....
  • Acorn-ucopia

    02/12/2010 5:07:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies · 416+ views
    Investors.com ^ | February 12, 2010 | INVESTORS BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Politics: Didn't Acorn, the corrupt community organizer, get its federal funding yanked after its last scandal? Actually, no. Through municipal middlemen, it's poised to rake in another $4 billion. Where is the outrage? You'd think a group implicated in dozens of electoral fraud cases, theft of funds and, most recently, helping criminals interested in bringing child prostitutes to the U.S. would have been ruled ineligible for federal aid long ago. But think again, because these aid rats are experts at survival. FrontPage magazine reports that federal Judge Nina Gershon ruled that Acorn is eligible for the Obama administration's proposed $4...
  • ACORN slated to get nearly $4 billion in Obama's fiscal 2011 budget

    02/10/2010 4:43:34 PM PST · by pissant · 52 replies · 1,355+ views
    Wash Times ^ | 2/10/10 | staff
    To add to the list of outrageous earmarks in Obama's fiscal 2011 budget, ACORN, the embezzlement-prone, voter-registration-fraud-plagued, leftist community organizing group, is slated to receive nearly $4 billion from a taxpayer-funded slush fund. The money will come from the Community Development Block Grant, one of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's longest-running programs. The HUD Web site cryptically defines the grant's purpose as providing "communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs," not a reassuring description given the group's recent past history of aiding the community through gratuitous missappropriation of funds. Has Congress already...
  • Male prostitution is Nevada's newest legal profession

    01/05/2010 10:07:22 PM PST · by thecodont · 14 replies · 1,093+ views
    Los Angeles Times / latimes.com ^ | January 5, 2010 | 9:23 p.m. | By Ashley Powers
    Reporting from Tonopah, Nev. - Brothel owner Bobbi Davis got the go-ahead Tuesday to hire what her website cheekily calls "a few good men." Her Shady Lady Ranch is searching for "service-oriented" guys willing to become Nevada's first legal male sex workers. "I personally feel, as do the many other women who have made contact with me since I started this, that this is a service whose time has come," Davis said in a letter to Nye County officials. A county board's vote Tuesday affirming that Davis could offer "shady men" to her clientele followed months of rancorous debate among...
  • Acorn's Cash For Hookers

    09/15/2009 5:52:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies · 1,615+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 15, 2009
    Oversight: As the Senate votes to de-fund Acorn, add pimping, tax evasion and human trafficking to voter fraud paid for with taxpayer dollars and you have an organized criminal enterprise. It's time to investigate.After Acorn workers were caught on tape in three cities allegedly abetting what they believed was a fraudulent-mortgage and sex-trafficking scheme, the Senate has voted overwhelmingly to strip the group of funding in the Transportation/Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill. The amendment, offered by Nebraska Republican Sen. Mike Johanns, passed by an 83-to-7 margin and marked the third time this year that Republicans have tried to block...
  • ACORN Fires More Officials for Helping 'Pimp,' 'Prostitute' in Washington Office

    09/11/2009 1:15:41 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 194 replies · 7,137+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 9/11/2009 | Staff
    Two more ACORN officials were fired Friday after a second video surfaced showing staffers in the community organizers' Washington office offering to help a man and woman posing as a pimp and prostitute acquire illegal home loans that would help them set up a brothel. The firings came less than 24 hours after another pair of ACORN officials from the group's Baltimore office were canned for instructing the "pimp" and "prostitute" how to falsify tax forms and seek illegal benefits for 13 "very young" girls from El Salvador that pair said they wanted to import to work as child prostitutes....
  • Harry Reid Euthanizes Pet Project

    06/12/2009 3:34:40 PM PDT · by Willie Green · 7 replies · 627+ views
    National Review ^ | June 12, 2009 | Mark Hemingway
    The Senate majority leader’s about-face on high-speed rail. On Tuesday, Senate majority leader Harry Reid’s office confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that the Nevada senator no longer favors publicly funding a high-speed magnetic-levitation (“maglev”) train between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, a project he enthusiastically supported for years. Instead, Reid is suddenly throwing his support behind the DesertXpress, a privately funded rail venture between the two cities. Reid is claiming that his change of heart is merely pragmatic — but the underlying circumstances of the move may raise some pertinent questions about his political integrity. The construction of a...
  • As business slows, brothel seeking to add male prostitutes

    06/03/2009 4:40:40 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 19 replies · 855+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 03 june 09 | Cy Ryan
    Business is so slow at the Shady Lady Ranch that the owner of the Nye County brothel wants to add a few shady men to her roster. Bobbi Davis, the owner of the bordello located about 150 miles northwest of Las Vegas, is set to start interviewing men who aspire to be prostitutes. “We’ll start out with one or two,” Davis said, adding that she is “looking for men in their early 30s to mid-50s” who are in good shape and want to entertain women. The applicants might soon even be able to shop their resumes around. George Flint, spokesman...
  • Obama Campaign’s National Network Separate from the Democratic Party

    09/27/2008 9:28:30 PM PDT · by Fred Nerks · 114 replies · 3,614+ views
    Death By A Thousand Papercuts ^ | September 24th, 2008 | by Mondoreb
    Obama Offices Different, Separate and Apart From Democrat Party Offices Does Obama Campaign Not Trust the Democrats? Or is it the Clintons? Will Election 2008 be remembered as the first contest between Republicans and Obamacrats–or the first between the Obamacrats and the Democrats? Senator Barack Obama is building a national organization separate and apart from the national Democrat Party apparatus–at least in any state where the outcome of the November election is at all in doubt. In state after state, the Obama campaign, in a break with tradition, has opened up its own offices–which largely push Barack Obama, and only...
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Thirsty

    07/10/2008 10:04:59 AM PDT · by lesser_satan · 4 replies · 317+ views
    Modern Drunkard Magazine Online ^ | July 2008 | Richard English
    With the exception of a few goofy teetotalers, in the average Old West town you couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting a serious tippler (and he’d probably shoot you soon after). The drinkers you’re about to cross paths with—con-men, gunslingers, gamblers, madams, lawdogs and soiled doves—are among the very best.  THE GOOD…  Wild Bill Hickok (1837-1876)Law man, gunfighter, Union Army spy, military scout, dime-novel hero and dangerous poker player, James Butler Hickok was born in Troy Grove, Illinois. His youth was characterized by a love of guns, a cheerful fondness for “medicinal” whiskey, and a near-total disregard for...
  • Local brothel targets students at Pace High School(New York City)

    11/03/2007 7:24:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies · 926+ views
    The Pace Press ^ | October 24, 2007 | Tim Maxwell and Lauren Larsen
    According to the NYPD, teenage boys at Pace High School were recently targeted as customers at a nearby brothel, located on 39 Eldridge St. Building owners Benjie Zheng and Ming Liuchang allegedly passed out game cards to male students as they left the High School building. The playing cards had explicit pictures of naked women with a contact number and the word "good" printed across it. The ping-pong hall served as a storefront while the undercover operation was held behind closed doors. "I think that the standards of the way people live are going down," freshman Steven Collins said. "This...
  • Hispanic brothels move in on Nashville

    06/17/2007 9:09:41 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 107 replies · 2,965+ views
    06/17/07 | SHEILA BURKE
    http://www.tennessean.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070616/NEWS03/706160347/1017/NEWS link ony can be posted.
  • Freep a poll! (Should Canada legalize brothels?)

    01/21/2007 6:20:44 PM PST · by dynachrome · 24 replies · 454+ views
    globeandmail.com ^ | 1-21-07 | Globe and Mail
    For the safety of all concerned, should Canada legalize and regulate brothels? Yes No
  • ICE & FBI agents arrest 31 Korean nationals throughout the NE US in federal human trafficking case

    08/17/2006 8:30:33 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 12 replies · 1,603+ views
    ICE.gov ^ | August 16, 2006 | ICE, ICE Baby
    ICE & FBI agents arrest 31Korean nationals throughout the Northeastern United States in federal human trafficking case Korean women were smuggled to U.S. work as prostitutes in brothels NEW YORK, NY -- Michael J. Garcia, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Roslynn R. Mauskopf, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Julie L. Myers, Assistant Secretary, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and Mark J. Mehrson, Assistant Director-in-Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York Field Office, today announced that 31 individuals were arrested yesterday and charged in a wide-ranging human trafficking ring...
  • Mayor Wants Brothels Kept From Cemeteries

    06/06/2006 5:59:50 AM PDT · by reelfoot · 13 replies · 324+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 6, 2006
    (AP) SYDNEY, Australia. Brothels and cemeteries don't mix and should remain at least 660 feet apart, a local government official said Tuesday. Paul Pisasale, the mayor of Queensland state town of Ipswich, is part of a movement being led by the Urban Local Government Association to prevent brothels from being built near cemeteries. Prostitution is legal in Australia in limited circumstances. "There's a lot of families and services that are going on and the last thing you want is someone conducting a spiritual service and a cemetery reflection time for family and a brothel going on next door," he told...
  • Brothels Ask Exemption From Smoking Ban

    05/29/2006 10:34:44 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 38 replies · 830+ views
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Associated Press
    <p>SYDNEY, Australia - Brothel owners in the southern state of Victoria have called for an exemption to a new ban on smoking in the workplace, saying customers like to light up after sex.</p> <p>The Australian Adult Entertainment Industry has written to Victoria's health minister arguing that new laws banning smoking in bars and brothels could push prostitution back into the streets, according to a report in the Sunday Herald Sun newspaper.</p>
  • Four arrested for running brothels in California, Texas

    04/12/2006 9:06:46 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 3,339+ views
    Santa Ana - A Southern California woman was in custody in Texas Wednesday on charges of operating brothels in Dallas and the Los Angeles area using women smuggled into the country from South Korea and Mexico. Jong Ock Mao, 47, of West Covina was arrested Tuesday in Madisonville, Texas after a 40-count indictment was unsealed in Santa Ana federal court accusing her and three others of conspiracy, money laundering and violating the Travel Act, a federal law that prohibits the use of interstate facilities to conduct illegal business. Federal agents raided six businesses, including tanning salons, chiropractic offices and spas,...
  • TALK OF PAHRUMP: Ex-official sees pattern of bribery

    03/08/2006 6:42:14 AM PST · by rellimpank · 236+ views
    When federal authorities released documents Monday accusing longtime brothel owner Joe Richards of trying to bribe Nye County Commission Chairwoman Candice Trummell, it quickly became the talk of the town in Pahrump. But to former County Commissioner Cameron McRae, the big news about Richards wasn't news at all. "It's about time they get him. He offered me money two or three times, and I went to the FBI and got the cold shoulder," said McRae, who served on the commission from 1991 through 2002, several of those years as chairman.
  • Four Chinese citizens plead guilty to running brothels (San Fran)

    02/16/2006 8:03:46 AM PST · by LouAvul · 10 replies · 608+ views
    modbee ^ | 2-16-06
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Four Chinese citizens pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges related to running an underground network that sold Asian women for sex out of Bay Area brothels. The four entered their pleas in U.S. District Court to charges including conspiracy to harbor aliens, money laundering and tax evasion. Prosecutors said they led a $700,000 enterprise that transported Taiwanese, mainland Chinese and Korean women to the United States to sell them for sex in 10 residential brothels in San Jose, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale and San Mateo. Xiao Feng Shen, 35; Jia Jing Chu, 34; Yan Song, 42; and...
  • Great Britain: Mini-brothels get go-ahead to operate on your doorstep

    01/18/2006 1:21:56 AM PST · by Stoat · 18 replies · 1,197+ views
    The Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | January 18, 2006 | Philip Johnston
    Mini-brothels get go-ahead to operate on your doorstep By Philip Johnston, Home Affairs Editor(Filed: 18/01/2006) Your view: time for change?Prostitutes will be allowed to work together in mini-brothels under plans published by the Government yesterday.   New laws will see prostitutes getting help for drug and alcohol problems rather than being fined At present, only a single prostitute working from home or a room escapes prosecution provided she does not solicit for business. Premises with two or more women offering sex are defined as brothels and are unlawful.The Government aims to change the legal definition to allow three individuals,...
  • Change of Plans

    11/23/2005 5:39:31 PM PST · by rellimpank · 2 replies · 218+ views
    Pahrump Valley Times ^ | 23 Nov 05 | Doug McMurdo
    November 23, 2005 CHANGE OF PLANS Fleiss to go on her own RICHARDS OUT; 'HOLLYWOOD MADAM' STILL PLANS TO BUILD CRYSTAL BROTHEL FOR WOMEN By DOUG McMURDO PVT DOUG McMURDO / PVT Heidi Fleiss talks on her cell phone Monday. She explained her goal of opening Nevada's first brothel to feature male prostitutes that would cater to a female-only clientele. Richards pulls out of male prostitute plan The following is a verbatim account of Crystal brothel owner Joe Richards' letter to members of the Nye County Board of Commissioners and Sheriff Tony DeMeo in their capacity as the county's liquor...
  • Tourist magnet Tijuana cleans up brothels

    08/18/2005 9:01:05 PM PDT · by kingattax · 9 replies · 1,115+ views
    Reuters ^ | 8-18-05
    TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - The Mexican border city of Tijuana, a weekend playground for U.S. visitors, plans to give prostitutes electronic health cards and regulate brothels in an effort to clean up its gritty image. Under a bylaw passed last month, the city is forcing about 50 clandestine brothels to meet public safety and hygiene standards, like putting clean sheets on beds, or face closure. "We have a lot of prostitution but few controls," Martha Montejano, head of the council's health and human development commission, said on Wednesday. "This aims to combat sexually transmitted diseases and bring order to the...
  • Dark Days for a Reminder of the Wild, Wild West in Montana (Prostitution Museum)

    05/30/2005 12:48:19 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 879+ views
    New York Times ^ | 5/30/05 | KIRK JOHNSON
    BUTTE, Mont., May 26 - Rudy Giecek found the mummified body of a canary some years back. It had been wrapped in newspapers, he said, then placed in a tin can, and finally enclosed in a small purse before being sealed - probably around 1910, he guessed, by the can's markings - behind the bricks of a chimney in one of Butte's oldest houses of prostitution, the Dumas. "A lot of the girls kept canaries," Mr. Giecek said. The canary in the frayed blue purse, with its freight of long-ago private grief, went into the display case of the Dumas...
  • Nevada Lawmakers Consider Taxing Brothels

    04/15/2005 7:48:19 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 38 replies · 1,106+ views
    reuters ^ | 4-15-05
    Nevada Lawmakers Consider Taxing Brothels Fri Apr 15, 8:26 AM ET Oddly Enough - Reuters SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nevada lawmakers are considering a bill that would tax the state's 28 legal brothels, the only regulated bordellos in the United States. The brothels pay local taxes and license fees but have never been taxed by the state, which under the bill would impose a 10 percent tax on drinks and food and collect a $2 fee on each customer. The Nevada Brothel Association backs the bill, but not all bordello owners think it is a good idea. Dennis Hof, owner...
  • Police Gather Bare Facts in Brothel Stings

    01/25/2005 2:16:35 PM PST · by TChris · 13 replies · 1,018+ views
    Reuters ^ | 1/25/2005 | Staff
    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Sometimes going undercover in Texas means no cover at all. Houston police, long thwarted in their campaign against prostitution by an internal policy that barred officers from removing their clothes, have reaped results by shedding that unwritten rule. The change in tactics that allows vice squad officers to undress in pursuit of evidence is part of a crackdown on suspected brothels that advertise themselves as day spas, lingerie modeling studios, massage parlors and "stress relief clinics." Two investigations using the new rules have resulted in organized crime charges against six business proprietors and dozens of misdemeanor prostitution...
  • Police close 2 businesses believed to be brothels

    06/18/2004 1:37:48 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 15 replies · 518+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | June 18, 2004 | BRAD WONG
    BELLEVUE -- Customers looking for sexual pleasure at legitimate massage parlors here have triggered the closure of two businesses that are accused of being fronts for prostitution, Bellevue police said yesterday. In the investigations, which involved the Eastside Narcotics Task Force and spanned months, nine people were arrested, including at least one mail-order bride, illegal Chinese immigrants, U.S. citizens and two men in the Chinese army.Bellevue police spokesman Michael Chiu said starting in December, police received tips, including letters, from at least one legitimate massage business in the Northup Way area.Customers reportedly inquired about services beyond the normal rubdown. The...
  • NATO urged to ban troops from brothels

    03/05/2004 10:50:45 AM PST · by Destro · 9 replies · 145+ views
    reuters.co.uk ^ | Fri 5 March, 2004 13:06 | John Chalmers
    NATO urged to ban troops from brothels Fri 5 March, 2004 13:06 By John Chalmers BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Western troops abroad should be banned from brothels and sex clubs which fuel an illegal trade in women forced into prostitution, the United States and Norway have urged their NATO allies. The two nations urged the Western defence alliance to mount a coordinated clampdown on the human trafficking that sends women to work as "modern-day slaves" in bars frequented by troops on missions overseas. "Trafficking in human beings is part of the dark side of globalisation," said U.S. ambassador to NATO Nicholas...
  • Cash-strapped German city to levy sex tax

    12/20/2003 8:51:28 AM PST · by knighthawk · 13 replies · 670+ views
    Swissinfo ^ | December 20 2003 | Reuters
    BERLIN (Reuters) - The German city of Cologne is resorting to a "sex tax" on brothels to boost its revenues after national reforms left local authorities short of cash. City authorities confirmed on Friday they were extending the existing "pleasure tax" -- already levied on casinos and amusement arcades -- to brothels, erotic massage parlours and table-dancing clubs. Cologne expects to triple its pleasure tax revenues, Inge Schuermann, a city spokeswoman told Reuters. "This is about making taxes fair but also because we are more than up to our necks in financial problems," she said, shortly after Germany's parliament approved...
  • Ban on 'classroom brothels'

    09/26/2003 7:10:15 AM PDT · by bedolido · 1 replies · 184+ views
    Ananova ^ | 09/26/03 | Staff Writer
    A ban on allowing school classrooms to be used as brothels and strip bars has been ordered by education officials in Ukraine. Headteachers in the country have often leased out excess space to firms to raise extra income for the school coffers. No checks are made on how the headteachers choose to lease the space and in the past, bars and clubs have been opened on school property. The latest discovery that brothels are plying their trade next to the school playground has prompted the education ministry to act and an investigation has started into what ways schools' excess space...
  • Brothel to Put Lawmaker to Work for a Day

    08/27/2002 11:52:07 AM PDT · by Tancred · 5 replies · 200+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 27, 2002 | Reuters
    Brothel to Put Lawmaker to Work for a Day Tue Aug 27, 8:29 AM ET SYDNEY (Reuters) - A conservative Australian national politician may have to spend a day cleaning a brothel in the Western Australian gold fields after its madam won him for a day. Workers at the famous Langtree's brothel in the mining town of Kalgoorlie said Tuesday that madam Mary-Anne Kenworthy outbid all others in a Rotary Club raffle for a day's worth of work from Liberal party member of parliament Barry Haase. "She bid A$1,000 ($540)," said a receptionist. "(She'll get him) cleaning and doing tours,...