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Updated: May 5, 2013 6:04AM



Porn more popular than sports, harms children most

Did you know that 12 to 15 percent of all websites are pornographic? Every second, over 28,000 Internet users are looking at pornography. It is becoming so prevalent that you almost can’t avoid it.

Thirty years ago, the porn industry in the U.S. brought in $75,000,000 in revenue; it has since grown by 17,000 percent to $13.3 billion! By comparison, Major League Baseball only makes $7 billion, or a little more than half of that. The NFL generates $9 billion in income; and the NBA generates $5 billion. Pornography is almost triple the NBA, and without any of the prime-time advertising, big-time merchandising, or the massive arenas.

This isn’t just affecting adults; it is savaging our young people. The average age children first see porn is 11; 70 to 89 percent of 15- to-17-year-olds accidently see porn on the ‘net. One survey said over half of our youth deceive their parents (and themselves) about porn, as they are able to get it so easily; then it preys on their curiosity, and pulls them into a horrific quagmire.

Sex addiction is a lot like heroin addiction. One minister was counseling a drug/sex addict. This individual was able to kick their addiction to seven drugs, but couldn’t overcome the sex addiction.

Pornography destroys families that are the strength of any nation; thus it destroys entire nations (i.e. Sodom/Gomorrah, the Roman Empire, German Third Reich). America spews this filth out into the entire world, along with other major Anglo-Saxon nations (Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Israel). But nobody eclipses the U.S. in producing porn.

People of faith hardly even talk about pornography anymore because they lost that war years ago, and they know it. It has taken over all facets of the entertainment world, mainstream TV, sports, movies, music videos, magazines, etc. As much as much as we love our sports, we don’t love them as much as porn. It has become our number one pastime, easily eclipsing the sports world. It’s a booming business, and it’s bringing our nation down - one ‘click’ at a time.

Wendell E. Carr

Ottumwa, Iowa

When GOP takes real action, they’ll get my support

I just heard all Republican members of Congress have agreed to take RANDOM drug and alcohol tests identical to tests administered to airline pilots by the FAA.

I also heard all Republican members of Congress have agreed to cancel all salary due to them until the budget is balanced.

This same group has vowed to forfeit ALL benefits including hospitalization insurance to show solidarity of opposition to Obamacare. They will begin signing up for Cobra insurance plans or private plans immediately.

Wow — for the first time in my life politicians have shown some real guts and leadership. I think their example is great especially for all those Kids Left Behind.

I’m voting a straight GOP ticket from now on.

Wil Struggard

Lowell



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