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‘LRC’: In Defense of Auto-Eroticism

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Posted on Jun 26, 2009
Left, Right & Center
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On this week’s “Left, Right & Center” it’s lots of sex, a little health care and even less Michael Jackson. Is sexual repression a uniquely Republican problem? Discuss.

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By RAE, July 2, 2009 at 12:50 pm Link to this comment

Oh Bob, you’re so funny!

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By Bob, July 1, 2009 at 6:41 pm Link to this comment
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Filth. America has got to repent. We dont need a muslim Kenyan in the white house. We need a good Christian family like the Palins.

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By hippie4ever, June 30, 2009 at 10:56 am Link to this comment

I’ve never tried this because it seems highly dangerous. What if the lemon falls out of your mouth & you don’t wake up in time? Of course there are worse ways to go—cancer for example—but is a better orgasm worth dying for?

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By LarryZ, June 27, 2009 at 8:50 pm Link to this comment
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I thought Robert Scheer’s comments about the Gov. Sanford affair and in particular his comments on sexuality, the most intelligent comments I’ve heard on the topic from any pundit covering any of the sex “scandals” of the last several years.  Robert Scheer should be commended.

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By NeilF, June 27, 2009 at 6:55 pm Link to this comment

Thank you for a very common sense defense of auto eroticism and for a welcome discussion of an issue that for some very strange reason is still taboo in America.  The childish snickering of Robert Scheer’s LRC male counterparts spoke volumes about their own sexual repression.

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By RAE, June 27, 2009 at 12:47 pm Link to this comment

“Is sexual repression a uniquely Republican problem?”

Sexual repression, as with rape, is all about POWER and CONTROL.

“As the twig is bent, so grows the oak.” (or some such notion). “Get ‘em young and you’ve got ‘em for life.” Combine the two. Get ‘em young and bend them.

Look up the word PERVERSION in the dictionary. It means to ALTER FROM ONE’S NATURAL COURSE. Feeding children a pack of LIES about their sexualities is a PERVERTED ABUSE by authority.

But, once ruined, the children grow up to feel shame and guilt about their bodies and sexual feelings. Now just lay it on thick that if they “give in” and ENJOY human sexuality outside of (hetero) marriage and only with one’s spouse and then only for procreation, one is a SINNER and is going straight to hell.

Sensible, educated people know this is complete hogwash. But they’re in the minority. So we wind up with a whole pile of psychologically screwed up SINNERS who, wonder of wonders, turn on those around them who are less powerful and lay REPRESSION on them!

Why these messed up souls gravitate toward the Republican party is, I guess, because repressed depravity loves company! But there’s no way sexual repression is UNIQUELY a Republican problem.

And around and around we go.

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By MarkusR, June 27, 2009 at 5:29 am Link to this comment
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I only listen to it this morning, but it was a pretty interesting topic. Why the guy who was talking about need to address our own sexuality more openly was the only one attempting to be serious, just goes to show, we (meaning the rest of you Americans) need to masturbate more often.

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