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Friday, March 16, 2012

Antonio Villaraigosa and Rick Santorum want to protect you from yourself

The $6 billion porn industry is under assault from all sides. Recently, in an attempt to "protect" adult actors Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed a mandate that all adult film productions shot within city limits be required to use condoms. Many say this will simply push the industry out of the job starved city into the welcoming arms of Las Vegas, but if Presidential candidate Rick Santorum has his way the porn industry will simply go overseas and/or underground. Santorum wants to ban pornography altogether, calling it "destructive to society." Here is an example of two very different politicians with very different agendas projecting their common belief that government must protect individuals from themselves. For Blake Burgess, a Los Angeles based tax-analyst it exemplifies the myth of our two party system: