You'd think this was an Onion piece, but it is not....

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2009/01/07/porn-industry-seeks-federal-bailout/

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Another major American industry is asking for assistance as the global financial crisis continues: Hustler publisher Larry Flynt and Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said Wednesday they will request that Congress allocate $5 billion for a bailout of the adult entertainment industry.

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Comment by Jim Werbaneth on January 12, 2009 at 7:00am
How about a lemonade stand that also sells porn?
Comment by Lee Massey on January 11, 2009 at 11:54pm
A Lemonade stand is like apple pie! It's all american!
Comment by Russ Gifford on January 10, 2009 at 4:44pm
>t a lemonade stand

! I like it!! It has great merit - it is traditional American business, and to let it go under would be a crime! Surely they would HAVE to respond, even if they only found a paltry $1.2 million....
Comment by Ted Henkle on January 8, 2009 at 3:47pm
One of my coworkers has the following scheme:

He says he'll start a lemonade stand later this month--amid all the snow & flooding we're getting here in WA. When his business fails, he'll ask Congress for a mere 3 to 4 million.
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on January 7, 2009 at 10:30pm
Bill Clinton will testify as an expert witness.
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on January 7, 2009 at 8:06pm
Maybe the government and I both like to invest in products that we enjoy.
Comment by Jim Werbaneth on January 7, 2009 at 3:59pm
Absolutely priceless.
Comment by Smitty on January 7, 2009 at 3:36pm
Priceless.....

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