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    Default Porn industry seeks federal bailout

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    Porn industry seeks federal bailout
    Posted: 04:25 PM ET

    From CNN's Rebecca Sinderbrand and Mark Preston

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they will request that Congress allocate $5 billion for a bailout of the adult entertainment industry.

    “The take here is that everyone and their mother want to be bailed out from the banks to the big three,” said Owen Moogan, spokesman for Larry Flynt. “The porn industry has been hurt by the downturn like everyone else and they are going to ask for the $5 billion. Is it the most serious thing in the world? Is it going to make the lives of Americans better if it happens? It is not for them to determine.”

    Francis said in a statement that “the US government should actively support the adult industry's survival and growth, just as it feels the need to support any other industry cherished by the American people."

    “We should be delivering [the request] by the end of today to our congressmen and [Secretary of the Treasury Henry] Paulson asking for this $5 billion dollar bailout,” he told CNN Wednesday.


    Flynt and Francis concede the industry itself is in no financial danger — DVD sales have slipped over the past year, but Web traffic has continued to grow.

    But the industry leaders said the issue is a nation in need. "People are too depressed to be sexually active," Flynt said in the statement. "This is very unhealthy as a nation. Americans can do without cars and such but they cannot do without sex."

    "With all this economic misery and people losing all that money, sex is the farthest thing from their mind. It's time for congress to rejuvenate the sexual appetite of America. The only way they can do this is by supporting the adult industry and doing it quickly."

    So far, there has been no congressional reaction to the request.

    –CNN’s Chloe Melas contributed to this report
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    Gotta love Larry...crazy bastard.

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    fuck that

    they ain't gettin dick

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joey M View Post
    fuck that

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    No Porn and how will we play with ours?
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    Well there is alot of "stiff" competition in that industry.
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    Porn is going down...
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    TELL EDDIE TO NAIL........ I MEAN BAIL THEM FUCKERS OUT!

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    I can't believe they are that hard up...is it really possible for the porn industry to go soft that quickly?


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    Toss them some Viagra or Cialis and I'm sure they'll hold for a few hours at a time.
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    I think we are witnessing the end of the world as we know it.... This is absurd...
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    They're just trying to stiff the U.S. Guvament!

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    Anyone else notice that this comes in the wake of Ed writing porn music?
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    Quote Originally Posted by VanHalenRules View Post
    Anyone else notice that this comes in the wake of Ed writing porn music?
    What more can he fuck up?
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    I think the Govt. should go into the Porn Industry.

    The Govt. gives out free cheese and condoms....

    Why not Free Porn.....

    How about a Free Govt. Pron site...that does not put spyware or try to take over your computer !

    Yeah.... That's The Ticket !!

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    I think we are witnessing the end of the world as we know it...
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