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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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http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0409/move-michael-steele-nrcc-holds-racy-fundraisers/

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 http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2008/07/22/pac_parties/ 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 http://voices.washingtonpost.com/sleuth/2008/07/conservative_rep_sessions_star.html . "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."


more at the link: http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0409/move-michael-steele-nrcc-holds-racy-fundraisers/

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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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