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Shallah Kali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 05:29 AM
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Pete Sessions Strippergate : NRCC holds its own racy fundraisers
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n the wake of the "Bondage-gate" scandal, in which the Republican National Committee paid for wealthy young GOP donors to attend a lesbian-themed Hollywood night club, attention is turning to the National Republican Congressional Committee's own use of Las Vegas burlesque clubs to hold its fundraisers.

"We do a Las Vegas fundraiser every year," NRCC Chairman Pete Sessions (R-AL) told a National Public Radio interviewer in July 2008. But when the interviewer described Forty Deuce, the venue for the most recent event, as a strip club, Sessions demurred.

"I've never seen that," he insisted. "It is what I would call a burlesque show where there's a woman who comes out and has a dress on... Uh, she never gets naked. There's no nudity."

Washington Post gossip columnist Mary Ann Akers quickly picked up on Sessions' admission. "We had never heard of a member of Congress holding a fundraiser at a Las Vegas burlesque nightclub... until now," she wrote . "And the culprit is card-carrying conservative Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.). The same Pete Sessions who scolded Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake for forcing 'their liberal values upon the rest of the country' after their infamous 2004 Super Bowl halftime striptease."

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asdjrocky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 10:36 AM
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1. Forty Deuce is a high end strip club.
Trust me, I worked in the strip industry for too long. It is a strip club without lap dances.
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peacetalksforall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 11:18 AM
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2. Question. How many clubs/resorts in Law Vegas have/don't have nudity?
Edited on Sat Apr-10-10 11:21 AM by peacetalksforall
Qeustion 2. Would they hold a fund raiser at an open guest show or would they arrange a private room?

It seems the purpose of a fundraiser is to get as many guests as possible if you hire someone for a private affair.

Question 3. Is the issue here nudity?

Question 4. Does the Las Vega Tourist Association maintain a rating guide on nudity for counseling organizers of clientele who hold and attest to delicate moral positions? ;o)

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