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Warren DeMontague Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-18-11 11:02 AM
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317. Unfortunately, alliances between authoritarian members of the 'left' and far right wingers
are not unheard of, in fact can be pretty commonplace.

My advice here is, don't bother. Moral Panic over "THESE KIDS TODAY ARE HAVING SEX LIKE TEH NEVER DID BEFORE O NO!!!!" is as perennial as the rainy season in Bhangladesh, and it's not going away any time soon. I remember when I was in high school, we were all supposed to be listening to Nancy Reagan and "just saying no", plus we were supposedly so scared of AIDS no one was doing it.

Er, not quite.

And it's also not worth bothering noting how many of these 'statistics' are misrepresentations or just flat-out lies, like the one that purports to say a huge number of women will be raped in their lifetime, sure, because they're defining any woman who has sex after imbibing an alcoholic beverage as having been "raped".

I've seen Mother Jones kiss up to ex-Bush Administration Justice Officials (you know, they of warrantless spying and torture memos) because Obama's DOJ is 'insufficiently enthusiastic' about censoring images of consenting adults fucking. I've seen self-proclaimed "feminists" gush over pinheads like CWA and James Dobson's outfit, because "at least they take porn seriously" :eyes:

The fact of the matter is, these missions (from God?) to play morals police seem to inevitably create strange, ah, bedfellows.
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