Strippers, Gambling Near Ground Zero

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Thu, 08-19-2010 - 9:37pm


For Strippers Near Ground Zero, It’s Business as Usual Amid Mosque Uproar






By Andrew Grossman



Flickr user niznoz

New York Dolls, one of two strip clubs located within blocks of the World Trade Center site.

After the World Trade Center towers fell, a stripper named Chris went to volunteer in the recovery effort for the Red Cross.

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Cynic: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.---Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary.

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Fri, 08-20-2010 - 2:05pm

D'oh!!

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Fri, 08-20-2010 - 3:22pm
"They should put up a temple to the American right wing and their god on the site of ground zero.

In other words, build a huge bank."


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Fri, 08-20-2010 - 3:23pm

D'oh!

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Fri, 08-20-2010 - 3:26pm

""At one of the meetings, the word “mosque” was used, and that gave a hook to the project’s deepest objectors. It took off in the right-wing blogosphere "


Odd that Obama calls it a mosque too since I've not seen him at any of our meetings.

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Fri, 08-20-2010 - 6:09pm

~Odd that Obama calls it a mosque too ...~

Yes. I've yet to hear anyone here (or there) call a Jewish community centre a synagogue.

~since I've not seen him at any of our meetings~

:)

(FTR, the "meetings" referenced there were Community Board ones.)

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Fri, 08-20-2010 - 6:10pm
lol :)
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Sat, 08-21-2010 - 2:53am

~Sometimes humor teaches or makes us look at things in an different light.~

So true :)

Kate (who - like the rest of us - does actually get that he's just a comedienne, and he's not the source of my political views :)

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