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CatWoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:43 PM
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Democrat (Schumer) rejects Larry Flynt's $2500 donation
DEMS REJECT HUSTLER'S $EX CHEX

By GEOFF EARLE September 27, 2005 -- WASHINGTON Wheelchair-bound pornographer Larry Flynt wants to help Democrats take back the Senate but Sen. Schumer has rejected his offer.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, chaired by Schumer (D-N.Y.), recently returned a $2,500 personal check that Flynt, the publisher of the XXX-rated Hustler magazine, sent to the campaign organization.

Asked about the check's return, Flynt said through his spokeswoman, "I've been a Democrat all my life, but I'm considering switching to another party."

Flynt continued, "My heart is with the Democratic...

http://www.nypost.com/news/nationalnews/54163.htm
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Tatiana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:45 PM
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1. It's probably a politically smart move. n/t
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Angry Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:52 PM
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2. Sucks. Flynt doesn't get the recognition he deserves. n/t
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Cleita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 09:54 PM
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3. Maybe Flynt needs to back another Democratic candidate
who doesn't bite the hand that feeds them.
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:25 PM
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7. Someone should steer Larry to Paul Hackett
There's a state that needs to be won ... and even better if it is with Larry's money!
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populistdriven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:02 PM
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4. Flynt needs to team up with Joe Redner
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Robbins Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:21 PM
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5. Larry Flint
Let me get this straight. They will take money from corruptions which
destroy our democracy but not from a self made man whose only crime
Is putting out a xrated magazine but who speaks out for freedom of
speech. Can we say hypocrites. Larry Is more honest.
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nonconformist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:22 PM
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6. This makes me sad. nt
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justgamma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 10:29 PM
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8. Hmmm? Didn't Shrub
invite the pornographer and the Porn star to the WH for dinner because they donated? I didn't hear the "values" crowd complaining.
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