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Jan 11, 2009 2:01 am


FDR and Dirty Dancing: The Porn-to-School Act (or, What I Learned While Studying the New Deal)



With bailouts for banks and Big Business, the media is snickering at the porn industry's plea for a federal bailout. Sales of pornographic DVDs have plummeted as Americans zipped up their wallets and spent money on other necessities. But the media refuses to feel the pain of porn workers. Apparently, "too big too fail" governs the thinking of pundits but there are industries "too small to matter."

This is wrong. We can fashion a model for economic recovery from the porn plan. Moreover, we can do so in a way that draws upon the New Deal's efforts in two areas:

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http://www.independent.org/blog/?p=891


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Shane Michael Johnson - 1/14/2009

Representatives for a Charlotte-based distributor of adult films (AEBN) say they support the idea of a federal bailout for the porn industry.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/422/story/459493.html

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