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Nation’s only unionized strip joint closes. San Francisco’s Lusty Lady peep show became a workers’ cooperative in 2003 and the SEIU dancers put everything they had into the venture but it wasn’t enough… even though, as you can see from the picture, they had plenty to put.

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ooddballz September 2, 2013 at 10:11 am

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When the union can’t even operate a peep show, you know it’s done.

GhostntheMachine September 2, 2013 at 10:33 am

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Didn’t the government own the Mustang Ranch in NV for 6 months or so in the 90s?

Not so silent September 2, 2013 at 10:36 am

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The IRS took it over for back taxes and they RAN IT for a while, great training for IRS mopes, screw the taxpayer and take all their money while telling you love them….Sounds like the model for Obama’s administration.

jcrowley1985 September 2, 2013 at 3:59 pm

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PsychoDad September 2, 2013 at 7:16 pm

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shut up creepy crawley

danybhoy September 2, 2013 at 9:13 pm

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Leave it to crowley to not understand this story. You see, The Fed is great for the strip club industry. They print zillions of crisp bills that are then handed over to the strippers onstage. This is very simple.

jcrowley1985 September 3, 2013 at 12:08 am

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poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 2:50 am

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Just because you get a thrill shoving silver coins up your ass, doesn’t mean everyone else does.
Did that RARE 1936 Walking Liberty SILVER Half you bought on ebay fit well? Or did you have to use the 9″x11″ Sand Paper Assorted Grit to make it fit?
You are getting more weird though, I can’t figure why you bought the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Princess Luna 13 Inch Plush Doll Toy, or did you wear out your inflatable Ron Paul love doll?
BTW, 49 transactions in the last 12 months? Did you get a raise in your welfare checks?

sa_rose September 3, 2013 at 11:02 am

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He must be getting a . Lot more from the government than I am.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 12:00 pm

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He still lives with mommy and daddy.

Not so silent September 2, 2013 at 10:31 am

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There’s nothing that unions and liberals can’t screw up when they take charge…Please tell me how you can ruin a strip club? Simple premise, guys with dollar bills and hooters……Apparently the union dues were a little too stiff…

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 2:55 am

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Well, some of the girls in that pic looked a bit chunky, perhaps they used some of the SEIU members we saw canvassing for Obama in the club? Fat and ugly will kill a strip club.

Not so silent September 3, 2013 at 9:41 am

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That’s where Crowley’s mom worked until her “pole” accident….

sa_rose September 3, 2013 at 11:03 am

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Leave his Mom out of it. Focus on the real problem. The creep.

Not so silent September 4, 2013 at 9:16 pm

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I believe in sharing…His mother should share some of the blame for him being here….:)

sa_rose September 5, 2013 at 6:58 am

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I don’t know. She may have tried her best to raise him right and he just didn’t listen. God knows he doesn’t listen to reason now.

jcrowley1985 September 5, 2013 at 7:41 am

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sa_rose September 5, 2013 at 4:25 pm

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As a perfect example. . .

MGAP September 2, 2013 at 10:33 am

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Hate to say it, butt tits business as usual for unions.

JPTravis September 2, 2013 at 10:46 am

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Groan. Just when the Great Pun Epidemic of 2013 was waning, you have to fanny the flames.

MGAP September 2, 2013 at 2:46 pm

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I’m too much of a boob to pass on the puns. I saw the pic and I was like, ” G, stringing us along the pun trail again, eh JP?”

JPTravis September 2, 2013 at 3:48 pm

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Don’t blame this on me. There wasn’t a peep from me.

GhostntheMachine September 3, 2013 at 4:31 am

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Jolly good show, old chap. Well played.

JPTravis September 3, 2013 at 8:02 am

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MGAP and I are tied in the unofficial pole.

MGAP September 3, 2013 at 9:15 am

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I’m trying to come up with another juicy tit bit, sadly I’ve spent all my brass. Pole victory goes to you JP.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 9:21 am

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*groan*

MGAP September 3, 2013 at 12:00 pm

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Groan? Not feeling cheeky today pop? Try eating a strip of bacon ( or two ) , you do look kinda pasty. I’d hate to have you go tits up on us…

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 12:02 pm

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I am under the weather today.

sa_rose September 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm

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Sorry to hear you aren’t well. Prayers for you!

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 6:32 pm

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Thanks. I got very little sleep last night, and my blood sugar was up (145) as a result. I ate breakfast and forgot to take my metformin, and 2 hours later was at 202 and feeling very off. Once I remembered to take the pill, it started bringing it back down. I still felt bad around dinner time and passed that up. Feeling much better now.

JPTravis September 3, 2013 at 10:03 am

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You aren’t the first person to end up in the behind when it comes to this sort of thing.

MGAP September 4, 2013 at 7:45 am

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Glad to hear Pop!

Big Al September 2, 2013 at 10:40 am

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The girls in the photo should have no trouble finding jobs. They all look like “lunch ladies”.

Sidekick September 2, 2013 at 11:21 am

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No kidding! Union strippers? Hilarious.

Zezozose September 2, 2013 at 12:13 pm

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Fat, old and ugly strippers, what could go wrong?

JPTravis September 2, 2013 at 3:50 pm

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Well, you can’t fire a union stripper. They have tenure.

Zezozose September 2, 2013 at 4:14 pm

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Same thing with flight attendants. I remember when flight attendants were attractive. The last flight I took the flight attendants couldn’t walk down the aisles with hitting everyone in aisle seats with their fat asses.

Big Al September 3, 2013 at 2:32 am

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That would be their personal airplane flotation device to you.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 2:57 am

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That’s because they’re the same ones that you thought were attractive 25 years ago.

KimmyQueen September 6, 2013 at 5:33 pm

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OMG I laughed so hard!!!!

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 3:06 am

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Well, they certainly don’t look anything like my latest TV crush, the sassy brunette from the Chico’s commercials!
She’s an Italian girl from France, her name is Magali Amadei, check her out here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SH7ydh_RAd8

Missile Command September 2, 2013 at 11:22 am

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Looks like a worthy investment for the Bill Clinton presedential library slush fund.

danybhoy September 2, 2013 at 9:15 pm

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It’s not something I expect to see when I visit the Truman library later this week. Not saying why I’m traveling to Missouri, but I will be there at the end of the week.

deepthinker September 2, 2013 at 11:23 am

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Damn healthcare got to costly.

CO2Insanity September 2, 2013 at 12:38 pm

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This is SF. If they had male strippers they’d be rich.

StrinaM September 2, 2013 at 12:41 pm

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You see 40,000 longshoremen left the AFL-CIO due to the ACA? They wanted an even MORE socialized system.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 3:10 am

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Talk about lazy, overpaid, union workers!
I did a stint as a truck driver pulling containers from the piers a bunch of years ago, and these guys were some of the slowest, most overpaid, jerks I ever had to deal with.

Trickie September 2, 2013 at 12:42 pm

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I figured to see more stripper poles in a union shop, what did they have to lean on

davidintexas September 2, 2013 at 1:34 pm

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Wait – wait!! Don’t close. Miley Cyrus wants to be a ho’ too.

hisham September 2, 2013 at 1:56 pm

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These gals look a little scary to me…might be my glasses. The fact that they unionized and then went out of business should serve as a great learning moment for them and others. People ostensibly unionize for more money and better benefits, however they rarely consider the dynamics and realities of economics when they make the decision to go union. One big factor is that when you offer a business, any business, to the public (you know, the people with the money you want a part of) you need to offer them something they actually want, or think they need. The low information voters that hang out in strip joints, less the owner operators, have limited resources (cash and possibly brains) and go where they feel they’re getting the best bang for their bucks and the union thugs (even the ones with ta-ta’s) usually want more money for less work, not a good business model, even for a strip club full of half drunk idiots who have way too much time and money on their hands and not enough brains in their heads. Looking at the picture featured above reminded me of watching my daughter’s pet rats while they played in their plastic habitat, they too were totally oblivious of reality and incapable of ‘thinking’ outside the box.

deepthinker September 2, 2013 at 2:28 pm

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I too noticed they were not the cream of the crop. The city I work in has several “gentleman’s” clubs in it. You can tell when the looks go or when the ride has been a bit to much, they start working in the next level down until they are at the bottom of the skank ladder. That’s when all the makeup and all the alcohol won’t make Jill a pretty girl.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 3:12 am

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Are you sure they aren’t “Jack” dressing up as “Jill”?

MDLION September 3, 2013 at 9:58 am

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You beat me to it, poppajoe. I was going to say that unionization may not have been as big a problem for the San Francisco female strip club as a lack of male interest.

Progressive Hemrrhoid September 2, 2013 at 3:20 pm

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Which leads me to wonder is their any business a Union can’t screw up?

jukin September 2, 2013 at 3:54 pm

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Unions are there for the least qualified and worst workers.

I’m sure there were lots of overweight and ugly strippers at the club protected by the union. i do love when a union disaster happens with so little steps (one) between product and consumer. Management is not in any of those steps.

jcrowley1985 September 2, 2013 at 4:18 pm

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Sidekick September 2, 2013 at 4:52 pm

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Especially you!

Not so silent September 2, 2013 at 7:41 pm

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The only fat chick I have a problem with is your mother Crowley….

danybhoy September 2, 2013 at 9:18 pm

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No problem at all with fat chicks. I’m not into them, so that means that the chubby chasers don’t have me to worry about as competition for their affections.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 3:15 am

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Obviously, you don’t. Makes me wonder why, since you are attracted to the bottom of the barrel types, that you can’t seem to get any.

CO2Insanity September 3, 2013 at 8:13 am

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Perhaps his blow-up Ron Paul doll keeps beckoning….

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 8:29 am

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That is why he bought the My Little Pony Friendship is Magic Princess Luna 13 Inch Plush Doll Toy on ebay.

sa_rose September 3, 2013 at 11:07 am

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Because the girls aren’t scraping the bottom of the barrel for someone like the creep.

sa_rose September 3, 2013 at 11:10 am

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This is a sex business. Even at the lowrst levels, how could they NOT make it? Seriously. How could ANYONE SCREW THIS UP? No pun intended.

flashingscotsman September 3, 2013 at 6:52 pm

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They put the stage behind glass, so you’re just watching a show from a distance. I’ve never heard of such a thing. If I had walked in and seen that, I’d have walked right back out.

poppajoe49 September 3, 2013 at 6:56 pm

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Judging what I’ve seen in the pic, I would rather have the glass there to protect me from what I might catch otherwise.

JPTravis September 4, 2013 at 5:34 am

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It’s a peep show. Peep shows are a famous art form going all the way back to Adam & Eve… okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration. The men are behind glass so they get to remain relatively anonymous, although the girls can see them. And really especially extra classy men can bring a date and have sex right there in the anonymity of their private booth where nobody can see them except the strippers. I hear.

poppajoe49 September 4, 2013 at 6:29 am

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You hear? LOL!!

GhostntheMachine September 4, 2013 at 6:41 am

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You caught that ‘hear’ too, eh? Meanwhile in other news, I very rarely dance on someones grave but did you catch the good news out of Oiho this morning?

JPTravis September 4, 2013 at 6:56 am

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No, what?

GhostntheMachine September 4, 2013 at 7:54 am

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That Castro kidnapper guy in Cleveland hung himself in his cell.

JPTravis September 4, 2013 at 8:37 am

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Ah. Weird outcome if you ask me. If guilt and shame didn’t occur to him before, why now?

Sidekick September 4, 2013 at 10:21 am

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Perhaps he killed himself out of fear. A guy like him in a prison wouldn’t fare too well. I am sure that the threats and possibly beatings were a daily occurance. Hopefiully anyway.

poppajoe49 September 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

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He’s a rapist, they don’t do very well being on the receiving end of that act. Probably figured he’d be better off dead than a wide receiver.

GhostntheMachine September 4, 2013 at 8:59 am

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Dunno, just been hearing it on my radio (every 15 mins!) since 5, I’ll look for it later. All I hear is separated from others for his safety, checked every 30, alone in his cell.

poppajoe49 September 5, 2013 at 5:04 am
GhostntheMachine September 5, 2013 at 5:20 am

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That would be the one, I can’t be everywhere. Sheesh ;)

poppajoe49 September 5, 2013 at 5:22 am