Rob Beschizza at 9:08 am Fri, Dec 7, 2012
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there is no portsmouth, maine. it appears that a portsmouth, new hampshire man was “engaging” a prostitute in old orchard beach, maine.
Cheers! Fixed it.
As a Mainer myself, this makes far too much sense. The only time I’ve ever seen the Girls Gone Wild bus was in Old Orchard Beach, and I’d like to keep it that way.
The man is from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and was arrested in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.
Silly story, but really it’s a good case for decriminalization and regulation. This conflict could have ended in tragedy. The article says he’s been flagged by sex workers as a nuisance customer too..
As far as sources go I find that less than convincing.
Also, my comment wasn’t “pro prostitution” any more than my beliefs in having a more pragmatic and holistic approach to drug use constitutes an endorsement of drug use.
FACT: Many of these “facts” are more than somewhat dubious. At least a few seem to be entirely spurious or are manipulatively written.
One of the sources I used for some related research a few years back… a bit long, but it discusses a lot of the issues involved. It’s focus is primarily local, but it’s better researched than most reports relating to the sex trade:
That explains the 10 minutes; time zone.
Clearly a man who has never paid for talk therapy with a mental health professional.
Well, there goes her rating on Yelp.
Ahhhh, but to be fair, he shorted her 5 inches.
The freelancer’s quandary: hourly versus per project fees.
Where did he think he was, Rhode Island?
Was this arrangement deliverables-based or for time and materials?
Still ridiculous that it’s illegal to do something for money that’s legal to do for free.
Yeah, like giving organs, or asking politicians to help swing your big contract. What’s wrong with being able to tilt the incentive scale with a little bit of dough?
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