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Sunday, March 27, 2005

How much, er, research are they going to do?

Sun Media today:

"A group of MPs studying Canada's prostitution laws is seeking $200,000 in federal funds to visit European cities with red-light zones and legal brothels. "

Of course they do. Possible destinations include Sweden, Netherland and perhaps Nevada. NDP MP Libby Davies, who has a private members' bill on legalization of prostitution before the committee that wants to travel abroad to check out the hookers, said , "We want to go to Sweden because they have a particular model there where they decriminalize the sex worker, or the prostitute, and they still criminalize the customers." That makes perfect sense, doesn't it. Whatever one thinks of legalized prostitution, I think we can all agree that this junket isn't really necessary, is it? Especially when Davies has a bill before the committee. She obviously has an idea of where she wants the nation headed so why the need to see how other countries do it?

Posted by Paul Tuns on March 27, 2005 in Canadian Politics | Permalink


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MP's $200,000 to go to Sweden investigating legal prostitution is nonsense,waste of tax payers money.Simply use the internet and common sense.Also info at library's too.//Note: MP Libby Davies, is a self serving MP-she has given artifical inseminations before wrongly,publicly knocked Christianity down,constantly promotes homosexual-marriage she herself is a lesbian,she made false claims of burning cross's at Kamloops,went to the USA searching for WMD,ect.,. Now this Sweden trip of hers.

Posted by: Larry | 2005-03-28 12:25:08 AM

Sex, money, and sex for money.

Yes, indeed. A subject worthy of study for Canadian taxpayers.

And cigars, too.

Libby is hot; on the trail... a complete report, please: with photos, first-hand reports, samples, interviews, specimens, statistics, & etc. Call us when you return, Libby, old dear, old pal, old gal, old idiot.

Posted by: maz2 | 2005-03-28 7:39:12 AM

Meh, they've wasted money on more useless things - gun registry, Adscam, relations with Cuba, blueberry jam recipies, Toronto.

Posted by: Scott | 2005-03-28 7:59:37 AM

I can't wait for this to happen in Canada...

"A 25-year-old waitress who turned down a job providing "sexual services'' at a brothel in Berlin faces possible cuts to her unemployment benefit under laws introduced this year.

Prostitution was legalised in Germany just over two years ago and brothel owners – who must pay tax and employee health insurance – were granted access to official databases of jobseekers."

"Under Germany's welfare reforms, any woman under 55 who has been out of work for more than a year can be forced to take an available job – including in the sex industry – or lose her unemployment benefit."


Posted by: jhuck | 2005-03-28 10:05:03 AM

Waitress/brothel & etc. labelled a myth by Snopes.com.



Posted by: maz2 | 2005-03-28 12:40:23 PM

Larry, its important to get the facts straight.

The comments concerning cross burnings were made by Hedy Fry - the other moon-bat who is on this boondoggle. Apparently they were happening "as we speak" in Prince George BC not Kamloops, but considering the muddled thinking involved in her statement perhaps she would be happy to adopt this fiction that the burnings happened in Kamloops, Red Deer, The Pas Thunder Bay ....... you get the drift.

She (as a doctor) wrote prescriptions for a non insured person on their partners card - nothing too illegal about that apparently.

Posted by: Cascadian | 2005-03-28 2:02:50 PM

Re: Snopes.

It's damn frustrating when one cannot be sure of what's fact and what's not in the MSM.

Of course, Snopes could be full of crap also, but how would I know. I guess I could learn German and leaf through every German paper over the last few months.

heh heh sure

Posted by: jhuck | 2005-03-28 2:11:45 PM

I Could Scream

Examining the plight of Islamic women:


Posted by: maz2 | 2005-03-29 9:35:04 AM

I lose about 30% of my pay to one form of taxation or another. Are you telling me that I went to work today so some sleazy politician can go to Europe and leer at hookers?

Posted by: rhebner | 2005-03-29 1:34:09 PM

I lose about 30% of my pay to one form of taxation or another. Are you telling me that I went to work today so some sleazy politician can go to Europe and leer at hookers? I hope they catch the clap.

Posted by: rhebner | 2005-03-29 1:35:13 PM

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